Western Europe

Geneva

Switzerland’s second-biggest city, the French-speaking, lakeside Geneva is globally known as the home of many international organizations, including the UN, the World Bank and the Red Cross. As a mecca of cooperation and diplomacy, the city is home to many expats who enjoy its international atmosphere, high quality of life and beautiful setting, with fast and comfortable connections to important European hubs and seasonal resorts. Sleek and safe, Geneva can sometimes feel like a bubble, but it’s a cosmopolitan, global city despite its small size.

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Facts about Geneva

Price Level Index
Geneva
113.4
New York
100.0
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2
5
77
Earnings Level Index
Geneva
131.5
New York
100.0
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1
7
77
Working Time
Geneva
0/ 15.4m
New York
0/ 15.2m
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12
14
77
Purchasing Power Index
Geneva
115.9
New York
100.0
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4
10
77
Did you know…
Switzerland's largest French-speaking city is only 4 km from France, and you can walk to the closest French town of Annemasse without leaving the urban area.