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Geneva (/ɨˈnvə/; French: Genève, IPA: [ʒənɛv]; Arpitan: 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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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum (French: Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge), also known simply as the International Red Cross Museum, is a museum located in Geneva, Switzerland.
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The Geneva area seen from the Salève in France. The Jura mountains can be seen on the horizon.
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The Geneva area seen from the Salève in France. The Jura mountains can be seen on the horizon.

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View of Geneva to the south. Mont Salève (in France) dominates the foreground, with the white summit of Mont Blanc just visible behind it and 70 km away to the southeast. To the left of Mont Blanc is the point of Le Môle.



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