Experience Geneva referred to by many as the world s smallest metropolis . Geneva is home to over 185,000 residents and is located at the south-western end of Lake Geneva. Surrounded by both the Alps and Jura mountain chains, Geneva is Switzerland s second largest city and is often mistaken to be the capital of the country. In 2007 Geneva ranked second only to Zurich to have the highest quality of life in the world. Geneva is truly an international city with many of the world s most recognizable organizations such as the International Labour Organization, World Health Organization, the International Red Cross and the Palais de Nations that call Geneva home. Historically, in 1864 Geneva first hosted an international convention that set the standard regarding humanitarian concerns for prisoner of war. This is more commonly known as the Geneva Convention. Travelers to Geneva can enjoy a variety of sights and activities. The Musee d Art et d Histoire offers visitors a vast collection of sculptures and paintings while the Musee Barbier-Muller offers visitors an impressive collection of primitive artifacts, Pacific Island art as well as African Weapons and shields. Be sure to visit the European branch of the United Nations at the Palais des Nations home to over 3000 international civil servants. Enjoy a tour and see where decisions are made regarding world affairs. Navigating Geneva can be done via bus, trolley or tram. So come experience Geneva, a high class cosmopolitan that won t disappoint.