It is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich. It is located at the northwestern tip of Lake Zürichis, 408 m above sea level and about 30 kilometers north of the Alps and south of dense woods. It is a transportation hub having the largest and busiest railway station and airport in the country. With 70% of the visitors to the city using the tram or bus. Public transport is extremely popular in Switzerland. The Old Town stretches on both sides of the “Limmat River”, which flows from the lake, running northwards at first and then gradually turning into a curve to the west. Zürich is named as the city with the best quality of life in the world apart from being the wealthiest city in Europe.
The official language here is German, while spoken language is a local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect. Currency used here is euro and Swiss Francs. Zürich lies in the temperate climate zone and has four distinct seasons. Winter / snowfall starting November till February the temperatures occasionally drop below zero. Hot summer days record temperatures of over 30° C.
|Languages spoken||German, English|
|Currency used||Swiss Francs|