Zürich or Zurich (/ˈzjʊərᵻk/; Swiss Standard German: Zürich [ˈtsʏrɪç]; German Standard German Zürich[ˈtsyːʁɪç]; Swiss German: Züri [ˈtsyɾi]; French: Zurich [zyʁik]; Italian: Zurigo [dzuˈriːɡo]; Romansh: Turitg [tuˈritɕ]) is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich. It is located in north-central Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zürich. The municipality has approximately 400,028 inhabitants, the urban agglomeration 1.315 million, and the Zürich metropolitan area 1.83 million. Zürich is a hub for railways, roads, and air traffic. Both Zürich Airport and railway station are the largest and busiest in the country.
Geneva (/dʒᵻˈniːvə/, French: Genève [ʒə.nɛv], Arpitan: Genèva [dzəˈnɛva], German: Genf [ɡɛnf], Italian: Ginevra [dʒiˈneːvra], Romansh: Genevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and is the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.
The city of Bern (German: [bɛrn, bɛʀn] ( listen)) or Berne (French: [bɛʁn]; Italian: Berna [ˈbɛrna]; Romansh: Berna [ˈbɛrnɐ]; Bernese German: Bärn [b̥æːrn]) is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their (e.g. in German) Bundesstadt, or “federal city“.[note 1] With a population of 141,762 (November 2016), Bern is the fourth-most populous city in Switzerland.
Lucerne (/ˌluːˈsɜːrn/; German: Luzern [luˈtsɛrn] ( listen); French: Lucerne [lysɛʁn]; Italian: Lucerna[luˈtʃɛrna]; Romansh: Lucerna; Lucerne Swiss-German: Lozärn) is a city in central Switzerland, in the German-speaking portion of the country. Lucerne is the capital of the canton of Lucerne and part of the district of the same name. With a population of about 81,057 people (as of 2013),
Zug (German: Zug, [tsuːɡ] ( listen); French: Zoug; Italian: Zugo; Romansh: Zug;Neo-Latin Tugium[Note 1]), is an affluent municipality and town in Switzerland.The town of Zug is located in the canton of Zug and is the canton’s capital. As of 31 December 2015 it had a total population of 29,256 inhabitants. The name Zug originates from fishing vocabulary; in the Middle Ages it referred to the right to pull up fishing nets and hence to the right to fish.
St. Moritz (also German: Sankt Moritz, Romansh: San Murezzan (help·info), Italian: San Maurizio, French: Saint-Moritz) is a high Alpine resort in the Engadine in Switzerland, at an elevation of about 1,800 metres (5,910 ft) above sea level. It is Upper Engadine‘s major village and a municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.
Davos (Romansh: Tavau (help·info), archaic Italian: Tavate, local German pronunciation [daˈfoːs], German pronunciation [daˈvoːs]) is a municipality in the Prättigau/Davos Region in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland. It has a permanent population of 11,109 (2015). Davos is located on the river Landwasser, in the Rhaetian Alps, between the Plessur and Albula Range. At 1,560 m (5,120 ft), it is the highest “town” in Europe.