Geneva is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zurich) and is the most populous city of Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhone exits Lake Geneva, it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva. The municipality (ville de Genève) has a population (as of August 2011) of 191,803, and the canton (République et Canton de Genève, which includes the city) has 466,536 residents. In 2007, the urban area, or agglomération franco-valdo-genevoise (Great Geneva) had 1,240,000 inhabitants in 189 municipalities in both Switzerland and France. The economic area "Great Geneva-Bern area" has 2,9 million inhabitants.