Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. and the capital of the canton of Zurich. The city is Switzerland’s main commercial and cultural centre and sometimes called the Cultural Capital of Switzerland, the political capital of Switzerland being Berne.

Tania is very happy with quality of life Zurich offers. Zurich can be counted as one of the world’s pre-eminent global cities. According to several surveys from 2006 to 2008, Zurich was named the city with the best quality of life in the world as well as the wealthiest city in Europe.

Within Zurich and throughout the canton of Zurich, the ZVV network of public transport has traffic density ratings among the highest worldwide. If you add frequency, which in Zurich can be as often as 7 minutes, it does become the densest across all dimensions. Three means of mass-transit exist: the S-Bahn (local trains), trams, and buses (both diesel and electric, also called trolley buses).

Zurich is home to two universities and many colleges (called gymnasiums). Two of Switzerland’s most distinguished universities are located in the city. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich which is controlled by the (federal) state and the University of Zurich that is under direction of the canton of Zurich. Both universities are well-known and have an international reputation. They were listed in the top 50 world universities rated in 2007.

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Tania has sent this photo from Zurich. Tania is a student of technology degree. Living in outskirts of Zurich, largest city in Switzerland. and the capital of the canton of Zurich.