Geneva is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and is the most populous city of Romandy. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. The municipality has a population (as of December 2014) of 197,376.

Population diversity
The majority group – the Swiss – makes up 54.30% of the total population. According to 2001 data, nonnationals account for 46.70% and foreign-borns for 58% of the city’s total population respectively. First generations migrants make up 36% of the city’s inhabitants, whilst second generation migrants make up 6.80% of the city’s population. The ethnic groups include: Portuguese (7.36%), French (6.82%), Italians (4.85%) and Spanish (3.60%).
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