Zurich

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Largest city in Switzerland. The latin form of the name was Turicum from where the name comes from.

Geography

Situated where the river Limmat leaves the lake Zurich.

Sights

  • Grossmünster
  • Fraumünster; first church built before 874; the Romanesque choir dates from 1250–70; Marc Chagall stained glass choir windows;
  • Landesmuseum
  • Zoological garden

Industry and commerce

Sport

History

  • settlement in the Bronze age
  • Roman town
  • Zwingli lived most of his time in Zurich

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