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Discover ZugZug, is a German-speaking city in Switzerland. The city of Zug is located in the Canton of Zug and is its capital. The name ‘Zug’ originates from fishing vocabulary; in the Middle Ages it referred to the right to ‘pull up’ fishing nets and hence to the right to fish. Zug is a low tax region, and is headquarters for a number of ultinational enterprises. Zug's best known agricultural product is kirsch.
Zug has an area, as of 2006, of 21.7 square kilometers (8.4 sq mi). Of this area, 35.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 38.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 23.8% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (2.6%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). The canton of Zug is located in the area between the lowlands and the foothills of the Alps. It borders the canton of Schwyz to the south and southeast.
Canton Zug’s borders were mainly established by nature itself: the rivers Sihl and Biber, and the Höhronen ridge in the east; the Rossberg mountain in the south, and the Rooterberg mountain. The lowest point in the north of the canton is at 388 m, at the Rüssspitz (Reussspitz), the confluence of the rivers Lorzen and Reuss. Zug has an average of 136.1 days of rain per year and on average receives 1,224 mm (48.2 in) of precipitation. The main sport team is the EV Zug, who plays in the Swiss National League A. They play their home games at the Bossard Arena.