Vienna It has returned to number one in the list of the world’s best cities to live in, according to a report issued annually by the British magazine The Economist’s intelligence unit.
The Austrian capital took first place from Auckland in New Zealandwhich dropped to No. 34, due to the strictness of Preventive measures imposed due to the epidemicaccording to the report.
Vienna had lost the first place last year precisely because of the closure of museums and restaurants due to Covid. But reopening cultural and social life brought it back to the position it had already achieved in 2018 and 2019.
In second place was Copenhagen (Denmark); Third, Zurich (Switzerland); And in fourth and fifth places are two Canadian cities: Calgary and Vancouver, respectively.
Top 10 cities to live in
- Vienna, Austria
- Copenhagen, Denmark
- Zurich, Switzerland
- Calgary, Canada
- Vancouver, Canada
- Geneva, Switzerland
- Frankfurt, Germany
- Toronto Canada
- Amsterdam, the Netherlands
- Osaka, Japan, and Melbourne, Australia
Source: The Economist
Cities are ranked according to indicators such as stability, health, culture, environment, education and infrastructure.
What makes Vienna the best city to live in?
According to the report’s authors, “stability and good infrastructure are among the most important features of the city for its residents, supported by good medical care and ample opportunities for culture and entertainment.”
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The report also lists the ten worst cities according to these indicators: Damascus (Syria), Lagos (Nigeria), Tripoli (Libya), Algiers (Algeria), Karachi (Pakistan), Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea), Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Harare (Zimbabwe). Douala (Cameroon) and Tehran (Iran).
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