The city of Zug is one of the key cities in Switzerland. The name ‘Zug’ was derived from the fishing vocabulary. It is the capital city of the Canton Zug and it has an area of 21.61 square kilometers. The city of Zug was joined to Swiss Confederation in 1352.
Till 19th century, Zug was an agricultural land. The industrialization began in Zug after 1834 with the establishment of a cotton mill by the entrepreneur Wolfgang Henggele. Now, Zug is a national as well as an international trading centre. It has large industrial zones. Its attractive student and business friendly environment encourages business investments and establishments. Hence, Zug is the headquarters of many multinational firms. Because of this industrialization, its employment is rapidly increasing. It has also helped the Canton of Zug to become one of the financially strong cantons in Switzerland.
The city of Zug still is involved in Agricultural activities and 35% of the city used for agriculture. Its main agricultural product is kirsch.
The city of Zug has a stunning natural beauty. It is consisting with diverse landscapes, rivers, lakes, and impressive moraine landscapes. This is a great city to live. It has attractive living spaces and good economy. It is also ideal for business activities.
This city has a long tradition of education. Began hundreds of years ago, many famous people studied in zug or like John F. Kerry and many more, It has popular private schools. It also has non-state teacher training schools.