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Geneva (/ɨˈnvə/; French: Genève, IPA: [ʒənɛv]; Franco-Provençal: Genèva, IPA: [ˈd͡zənɛva]) is the second-most-populous city in Switzerland (after Zurich) and is the most populous city of Romandie (the French-speaking part of Switzerland). Situated where the Rhone exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. While the municipality itself (city centre ville de Genève) has a population (as of December 2010) of 191,415, the canton of Geneva (République et Canton de Genève, which includes the city) has 457,628 residents (as of December 2009). The agglomeration has 1,240,000 residents.

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TCMC (Tramway Cornavin - Meyrin - CERN) at the stop of TPG n° 14 ligne - Hôpital de La Tour
Meyrin is a municipality of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland. It is the city located nearest to the CERN particle physics laboratory.[citation needed]

Meyrin was originally a small agricultural village until the 1950s, when construction of CERN began just to the north. It is now a commuter town dominated with apartment high-rises, and many of its residents work at CERN or in central Geneva.

Geneva International Airport is partially located in Meyrin.

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