Geneva (Genve in French) is the capital of the Swiss canton of Geneva and the second most populous city in Switzerland. It lies in the French-speaking part of Switzerland on the shores of the lake Geneva. Geneva is a worldwide centre for diplomacy and international cooperation and is host for a number of international organisations: the European headquarters of UNO and other agencies of the UN, the ITU, WIPO. The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the world's largest particle physics laboratory, is situated in the northwest suburbs of Geneva. Geneva originated as a fortress in Roman empire and developed over the centuries as an independent city. Geneva became first associated with Swiss federation in the early 16th century, when it formed a union with Bern and Fribourg. Geneva was finally admitted to the Swiss federation in 1815.
Historic centre photo gallery  - 21 pictures of Historic centre
Confederation street photo gallery  - 18 pictures of Confederation street
UNO photo gallery  - 11 pictures of UNO
International organisations photo gallery  - 26 pictures of International organisations
21 photos of the historical centre of Geneva
18 photos of Rue de la Confederation, a popular shopping area in Geneva
11 photos of he European headquarters of the United Nations Organisation in Geneva
26 photos of the headquarters of UN agencies and other international organisations
Lake of Geneva photo gallery  - 10 pictures of Lake of Geneva
Miscellaneous photos photo gallery  - 4 pictures of Miscellaneous photos
10 photos of the lake Geneva near the city of Geneva
4 miscellaneous photos of Geneva
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