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Vienna, once again voted the best city to live in

In vienna, it is once again ranked as the best city to live in. For the eighth year in a row, the Austrian capital is at the top of the list, which is annually prepared by the consulting firm Mercer on quality of living.

Vienna owes its high ranking to the low prices for housing and public transport, and the diverse cultural offerings in museums and theatres. Also, the quality of life of its inhabitants, is relatively high.

Amsterdam, on the twelfth place on the list that we published.

One of the top ten is filled with European cities, with Zurich in second place, Munich is in fourth place, Düsseldorf finished sixth and Frankfurt as seventh, Geneva in eighth, Copenhagen, ninth, and Basel is in the tenth position. The only non-European cities in the top ten are in Australia, which is in the third position be occupied, and Vancouver, who are fifth.

Vienna is the best city to live in

The Palmenhaus Schönbrunn, the zoo in Vienna, austria.
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Graben shopping street in the city.
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The Hofburg imperial palace in Vienna, Austria.
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Passengers at a tram stop of the public transport network in the city.
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The st. charles church vienna in Vienna, Austria.
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The hundertwasser house in Vienna, Austria.
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The house of parliament in Vienna, Austria.
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In total, there are 231 cities and towns are on the list. The ranking is drawn up on the basis of political stability, education, health care, crime rates, recreational opportunities, and public transport.

In large cities such as London, Paris, Tokyo and New York, in the end, not even in the top 30. The highest ranked Asian city, Singapore is on the 25th place. The highest ranked U.s. city, San Francisco, california, at a place 29.

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In the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, according to the survey, the least friendly city in which to live. In addition to the ten countries in the Syrian city of Damascus, the capital city of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and cities and towns in the Central African Republic and Yemen.

The ranking has been relatively stable, with only Brussels and dropped six places because of the risk of a terrorist attack, and Rome fell because of continuing issues with waste disposal.

Moreover, there are many more authoritative lists of the best cities in which to live. A different classification has been coming for a number of years in the Australian city of Melbourne as the winner.

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