The canton of Zürich (Kanton Zürich) is in the northeast part of Switzerland,  bordered by the cantons of Thurgau and St. Gallen (east), Zug and Schwyz (south), Aargau (west),  Schaffhausen (north), and also by Germany. The capital city Zurich is the heart of the canton and Switzerland’s largest metropolis. Situated at meeting of Limmat River and Lake Zurich, this city has spectacular waterfronts, a distinctive Old Town (Altstadt) and countless cultural attractions. Zurich canton combines incredible natural features with lively and charming towns!

Population: approximately 1.4 million inhabitans

Capital: Zürich

Other major cities: Winterthur

Main attractions: Grossmünster Church, Fraumünster Church, Kunsthaus Zürich (art musem), Swiss National Museum, Bahnhofstrasse (shopping avenue), FIFA World Football Museum, Swiss Science Center Technorama (Winterthur), Kyburg Castle, Lake Zürich, Schanzengraben Canal, Uetliberg Mountain, Rhine Falls, Polybahn (funicular railway), Zürich Wilderness Park, Lindenhof Hill

Nearest Airports: Zürich Airport (ZRH - Flughafen Zürich)

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