Zürichberg

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Zürichberg hill seen from Wollishofen (2008)

The Zürichberg is a wooded hill rising to 679 metres (2,228 feet), overlooking Lake Zürich and located immediately to the east of the city of Zürich in Switzerland, between the valleys of the Limmat and the Glatt rivers. Its highest point is about 270 metres above the Limmat and it is part of a chain of hills — among them Käferberg, Adlisberg, Forch and Pfannenstiel — between the Greifensee / Glattal and Lake Zürich.

It is a picturesque location and the lower western side of the hill is now part of the residential district of Zürich. The Zürich Zoo and FIFA's headquarters are located on the Zürichberg as well. There are grand mansions on the roads up the hill and it is also the location of restaurants and hotels. The upper part of the hill is mostly woodland and a popular recreational area. Zürich tram route 6, the Rigiblick funicular and the Dolderbahn rack railway all run up to different parts of the hill. The Dolderbahn runs up to the Adlisberg.

Coordinates: 47°23′08″N 8°34′01″E / 47.38556°N 8.56694°E / 47.38556; 8.56694