Located in the north-central part of Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich, Zurich is the country’s largest city with approximately 1.8 million inhabitants living in the Metropolitan Area.
It is known as a leading global city and is among the world's largest financial and business centres.
As a lifestyle capital on the waterfront with views of the snow-covered Alps on the horizon, Zurich offers the unique mix of adventure, pleasure, nature and culture.
The city has an active sporting scene and the abundance of international sporting facilities make it an attractive place for sport lovers. The headquarters of several international sport federations are located in the city including the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).
The FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship will take place at the Saalssporthall in Zurich.
Located to the west of the city, Saalssporthall has a capacity of 2,300 spectators. The venue has hosted the last two Women’s Club World Championships.