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Are you moving to Geneva or just planning to move within the area and want to know more about Geneva’s neighborhoods? This is another installment in our series profiling each of Geneva’s neighborhoods. We’ve polled our members who live in the various Geneva neighborhoods and asked them all about their neighborhood.

Neighborhood Profile: Petit-Saconnex

Name: Petit-Saconnex

Neighborhood Website: http://www.ville-geneve.ch/

*Note: Petit-Saconnex was annexed into the City of Geneva in 1931

Location: On the right bank of Lake Geneva, Petit-Saconnex is in the city of Geneva near the United Nations.


Favorite Thing about Petit-Saconnex: It’s quiet, clean.

Least Favorite Thing about Petit-Saconnex: There are few restaurants.

Why Did You Choose Petit-Saconnex? Because it is near the United Nations.

How Easy is Trash and Recycling to Deal With? Very easy

How Convenient is Public Transit? neutral

Do You Need a Car in Petit-Saconnex: not really

What Kind of People is Petit-Saconnex Best Suited For? Working couples and families, especially if you work at or near the UN.

What Amenities does Petit-Saconnex Have? Everything except a library and sale communale (community hall).

What is the Nearest Hospital or Urgent Care Facility? Hopital de la Tour

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