Visiting the City of Zurich
Zurich (German: Zürich), located 409 meters above sea level at the northern end of the Lake of Zurich on the Swiss central plateau, is charming and multifaceted. Its well-preserved Old Town lies on both banks of the River Limmat, which flows out of the lake in a northerly direction. With a population of 370,000, Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. The canton of the same name hosts 1.3 million inhabitants and is thus the country's most densely populated canton.
Official Sites: More information on the city of Zurich is provided by the following sources:
- Official Portal of the Region Zurich
- Official Website of Zurich Tourism
- Zurich Public Transportation (ZVV)
- Swiss Railway Services (SBB)
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (German acronym: ETH Zürich) is a science and technology university with an outstanding research record and the study, research and work place of 18,000 people from 80 nations. About 350 professors in 16 departments teach mainly in the engineering sciences and architecture, system-oriented sciences, mathematics and natural sciences areas and carry out research that is highly valued worldwide.
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