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Hi dear TE Friends

This is a picture taken after a big rain. Behind this building, we have the center of Geneva city.

I don't know the name of this building, anyway I like the contrast and cold colours.

You can see another picture of the place in the WS.

I hope you like it !

Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zrich) and is the most populous city of Romandie (the French-speaking part of Switzerland). Situated where the Rhne River exits Lake Geneva (French Lac Lman), it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. The city proper had a population of 186,825 in June 2008, and the metropolitan area had 769,000 residents according to a 2005 census. The Geneva metropolitan area extends partly over Switzerland (517,000 inhabitants) and partly over France (251,000 inhabitants).

Geneva is a worldwide center for diplomacy and international cooperation, and is widely regarded as a global city, mainly because of the presence of numerous international organizations, including the headquarters of many of the agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross. It is also the place where the Geneva Conventions were signed, which chiefly concern the treatment of wartime non-combatants and prisoners of war. from wikipedia

A 2007 survey by Mercer Consulting found Geneva to have the second-highest quality of life in the world (narrowly outranked by Zrich).

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