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'''Zurich''' is a city in [[Switzerland]].
'''Zurich''' (German: '''Zürich''') is the largest city in [[Switzerland]].


It is commonly referred to as being the cultural and economic capital city of [[Swtizerland]], whereas the political capital is actually [[Berne]].
It is commonly referred to as being the cultural and economic capital of the country, the political capital being [[Berne]].  


Zurich is host to many events, particularly during the spring and summer seasons. One notable annual event is Sechseläuten - an event that sees the burning of an effigy of a snowman - to celebrate the end of winter and the start of spring.
Zurich is host to many events, particularly during spring and summer. One notable annual event is Sechseläuten, a festival that sees the burning of an effigy of a snowman to celebrate the end of winter and the start of spring.


In 2009, Zurich hosted the annual [[Europride]] celebration by Europe's [[gay community|lesbian and gay communities]].
In 2009, Zurich hosted the annual [[Europride]] celebration by Europe's [[gay community|lesbian and gay communities]].

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Zurich (German: Zürich) is the largest city in Switzerland.

It is commonly referred to as being the cultural and economic capital of the country, the political capital being Berne.

Zurich is host to many events, particularly during spring and summer. One notable annual event is Sechseläuten, a festival that sees the burning of an effigy of a snowman to celebrate the end of winter and the start of spring.

In 2009, Zurich hosted the annual Europride celebration by Europe's lesbian and gay communities.