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Ever wondered what are the world’s best and worst cities according to quality of living? The grand capital of Austria delivers a quality life and easily beats the other cities in the world in the process. While Vienna sits at the top of the list put together by a consulting firm called Mercer, Baghdad is at the bottom as usual. This particular survey has assisted various organizations in deciding hardship allowances and other types of compensation for staff members. The survey makes use of various standards in compiling the data, such as education, health care, recreation, political stability and transport.
The capital of Iraq, Baghdad, has consistently secured the last spot and it is still the worst according to this survey. Sadly, sectarian violence is at it speak in the city which has led to the Iraqi capital being slumped even further following the invasion by the U.S. in 2003. A total of 1.7 million locals in the capital of Austria derive great joy courtesy of the dominating cafe culture, operas, theaters and museums. Public transport expenses and rents in Vienna are not only cheap but its architecture extremely elegant compared to many other capitals in the west. In a way, it remains true to its roots.
The cities that followed Vienna in the top 10 including Canada’s Vancouver, Germany’s Munich, Switzerland’s Zurich and New Zealand’s Auckland. Ofcourse, Vienna came at the top for the 7th time in a row. It is undoubtedly among the top five most pleasant cities to live in.
The complete list of best and worst cities to live in are following:
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