Zurich is a is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zurich. It is in north-central Switzerland. The official language of Zurich is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect, Zurich German. Many museums and art galleries can be found in the city, including the Swiss National Museum and the Kunst Haus. Schauspielhaus Zurich is one of the most important theatres in the German-speaking world. leading and among the world's largest financial global city centers despite having a relatively small population. The city is home to a large number of financial institutions and banking companies. Most of Switzerland's research and development centres are concentrated in Zurich and the low tax rates attract overseas companies to set up their headquarters there.