Canton of Geneva

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The Republic and Canton of Geneva (République et canton de Genève; Rèpublica et canton de Geneva; Republik und Kanton Genf; Repubblica e Cantone di Ginevra; Republica e chantun Genevra) is the French-speaking westernmost canton or state of Switzerland, surrounded on almost all sides by France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes).wikipedia
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Cantons of Switzerland

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The Republic and Canton of Geneva (République et canton de Genève; Rèpublica et canton de Geneva; Republik und Kanton Genf; Repubblica e Cantone di Ginevra; Republica e chantun Genevra) is the French-speaking westernmost canton or state of Switzerland, surrounded on almost all sides by France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes). The canton is surrounded on almost all sides by France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) and bordered by the Swiss canton of Vaud on the northeast.
Geneva (formally République et canton de Genève "Republic and canton of Geneva"), Jura, Neuchâtel, Valais, Vaud and Ticino.

Switzerland

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The Republic and Canton of Geneva (République et canton de Genève; Rèpublica et canton de Geneva; Republik und Kanton Genf; Repubblica e Cantone di Ginevra; Republica e chantun Genevra) is the French-speaking westernmost canton or state of Switzerland, surrounded on almost all sides by France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes).
The treaty also allowed Switzerland to increase its territory, with the admission of the cantons of Valais, Neuchâtel and Geneva.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Lausanne, Geneva and Fribourg

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The Prince-Bishopric of Geneva was a Prince-Bishopric of the Holy Roman Empire from 1154, but from 1290, secular authority over the citizens was divided from the bishop's authority, at first only lower jurisdiction, the office of vidame given to François de Candie in 1314, but from 1387 the bishops granted the citizens of Geneva full communal self-government.
It comprises the Cantons of Fribourg, Geneva, Vaud and Neuchâtel, with the exception of certain parishes of the right bank of the Rhône belonging to the Diocese of Sion (Sitten).

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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The Republic and Canton of Geneva (République et canton de Genève; Rèpublica et canton de Geneva; Republik und Kanton Genf; Repubblica e Cantone di Ginevra; Republica e chantun Genevra) is the French-speaking westernmost canton or state of Switzerland, surrounded on almost all sides by France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes). The canton is surrounded on almost all sides by France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) and bordered by the Swiss canton of Vaud on the northeast.
The region borders Occitanie and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur to the south, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté to the north, Nouvelle-Aquitaine to the west, Switzerland (Cantons of Geneva, Valais, and Vaud) and Italy (Aosta Valley and Piedmont) to the northeast and east.

Canton of Jura

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As is the case in several other Swiss cantons (canton of Ticino, canton of Neuchâtel, and canton of Jura), this canton is referred to as a republic within the Swiss Confederation.
Other cantons in Switzerland using the title "Republic and Canton" are Ticino, the canton of Geneva, and the canton of Neuchâtel.

Canton of Vaud

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The canton is surrounded on almost all sides by France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) and bordered by the Swiss canton of Vaud on the northeast.
It is located in Romandy, the French-speaking western part of the country; and borders the canton of Neuchâtel to the north, the cantons of Fribourg and Bern to the east, Valais and Lake Geneva to the south, the canton of Geneva to the south-west and France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) to the west.

Geneva

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As a center of the Calvinist Reformation, the city of Geneva has had a great influence on the canton, which essentially consists of the city and its hinterlands.
Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva.

Municipalities of the canton of Geneva

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There are 45 municipalities in the canton.
The following are the 45 municipalities of the canton of Geneva, as of 2017.

Vernier, Switzerland

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Vernier, residents
Vernier is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Lancy

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Lancy, residents
Lancy is a municipality of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Meyrin

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Meyrin, residents
Meyrin is a municipality of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Carouge

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Carouge, residents
Carouge is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Onex, Switzerland

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Onex, residents
Onex is a municipality in the canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

Thônex

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Thônex, residents
Thônex is a municipality of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Versoix

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Versoix, residents
Versoix is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, which sits on the north-west side of Lac Léman north-east of the city of Geneva.

Le Grand-Saconnex

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Le Grand-Saconnex, residents
Le Grand-Saconnex is a municipality of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Chêne-Bougeries

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Chêne-Bougeries, residents
Chêne-Bougeries is a municipality in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Veyrier

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Veyrier, residents
Veyrier is a municipality of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Restoration and Regeneration in Switzerland

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Geneva finally joined the Swiss Confederation in 1815 as the 22nd canton, having been enlarged by French and Savoyard territories at the Congress of Vienna (see Restoration and Regeneration).
On 20 March, the Congress finalized a declaration on the future status of Switzerland, including the recognition of the territory of the 19 cantons of the Act of Mediation (including financial compensation for those cantons which had lost territory to newly formed ones) and the recognition of Valais, Neuchâtel and Geneva as part of Switzerland, while the Valtellina, Chiavenna and Bormio were detached from the Grisons and made part of the Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia.

Léman (department)

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Robespierre's death prompted the French invasion of 1798, and the annexation of Geneva which became the capital of the French département du Léman.
Its territory corresponded with the present Swiss canton of Geneva and parts of the present French departments of Ain and Haute-Savoie.

Plan-les-Ouates

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Plan-les-Ouates, residents
Plan-les-Ouates is a municipality of the canton of Geneva in Switzerland.

Bernex, Switzerland

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Bernex, residents
Bernex is a municipality of the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.

Haute-Savoie

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The adjoining French départements are Ain (to the north) and Haute-Savoie (to the south and east).
To the north, it borders the Swiss Canton of Geneva and Lake Geneva; to the east the Swiss Canton of Valais and Italy's Aosta Valley; to the west the French department of Ain, and to the south the department of Savoie.

Grand Council of Geneva

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The legislature, the Grand Council (Grand Conseil), has 100 seats, with deputies elected for four years at a time.
The Grand Council of Geneva (Grand Conseil de Genève) is the legislature of the canton of Geneva, in Switzerland.

Council of State of Geneva

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The cantonal government (Conseil d'État) has seven members, who are elected for four years.
The Council of State of Geneva (Conseil d'État de Genève) is the executive organ of the canton of Geneva, in Switzerland.