Posted on May 3rd, 2022
Geneva, Switzerland, is home to some of the world’s most influential companies. Private banks, such as Pictet and Lombard Odier, dominate the economy along with companies like the Edmond de Rothschild Group and the Arab Bank. Other businesses headquartered in Geneva include luxury watchmakers such as Rolex and Chanel. It is also a leading center for research and development, especially in biotechnology and nanotechnology.
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and is the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhone exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. The municipality (Ville de Genève) has a population (as of 2021) of 203,856. The canton (République et Canton de Genève, which includes the city) has 620,000 residents