The Canton of Geneva is the westernmost canton or state of Switzerland, surrounded on almost all sides by France and centered around the city of Geneva. The official name of this canton is République et Canton de Genève. Like some other Swiss cantons (Ticino, Neuchâtel, Jura) this canton calls itself a republic, as part of the Swiss confederation.
The canton of Geneva is located in the south western corner of Switzerland. Thanks to its capital, the canton of Geneva is one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Switzerland. As a centre of Calvinist Reformation, the capital Geneva exercised significant influence on the canton, which essentially consists of Geneva and its hinterlands.
The canton has a population of 414'300 inhabitants and the following 45 localities:
Aïre-la-Ville, Anières, Avully, Avusy, Bardonnex, Bellevue, Bernex, Carouge, Cartigny, Céligny, Chancy, Chêne-Bougeries, Chêne-Bourg, Choulex, Collex-Bossy, Collonge-Bellerive, Cologny, Confignon, Corsier, Dardagny, Genève, Genthod, Grand-Saconnex, Gy, Hermance, Jussy, Laconnex, Lancy, Meinier, Meyrin, Onex, Perly-Certoux, Plan-les-Ouates, Pregny-Chambésy, Presinge, Puplinge, Russin, Satigny, Soral, Thônex, Troinex, Vandœuvres, Vernier, Versoix, Veyrier.

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