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The city sits on the north-western end of Lake Zurich, a lake so clean its waters are considered potable.
The old town surrounds the point where the lake becomes the River Limmat and among its pretty cobbled lanes and medieval architecture are numerous boutiques, cafes and small luxury hotels.
Zürich is a hub for railways, roads, and air traffic.
Both Zürich Airport and railway station are the largest and busiest in the country.
Monocle's 2012 "Quality of Life Survey" ranked Zürich first on a list of the top 25 cities in the world "to make a base within". In English, the name used to be written as Zurich, without the umlaut. Neither the name's linguistic origin (most likely Rhaetic or Celtic) nor its meaning can be determined with certainty.
Zurich once had a somewhat staid reputation as a centre of old wealth and power where efficiency and cleanliness deprived the city of any cultural soul.
It is still the wealthiest city in Europe with the fourth largest stock market in the world, but today it has a beating heart not least demonstrated by the thumping street parade it hosts every August.
In 1988, scientists at three separate laboratories dated samples from the Shroud to a range of 1260–1390 AD, which coincides with the first certain appearance of the shroud in the 1350s and is much later than the burial of Jesus around 30 AD. Samples were taken on April 21, 1988, in the Cathedral by Franco Testore, an expert on weaves and fabrics, and by Giovanni Riggi, a representative of the maker of bio-equipment "Numana".
The idea of scientifically dating the shroud had first been proposed in the 1960s, but permission had been refused because the procedure at the time would have required the destruction of too much fabric (almost 0.05 sq m ≅ 0.538 sq ft). P.), which involved about 30 scientists of various religious faiths, including non-Christians. Testore performed the weighting operations while Riggi made the actual cut.