Top 10 most expensive cities in the world and the most expensive city in the world in 2012.
Rating of expensive cities in the world in 2012 with their photos.
Want to travel to the most popular countries in the world or move to live abroad? Then you definitely need to first choose the city in which you would like to live, since not every place will be affordable for you. According to a survey conducted by Mercer, all cities around the world are valued at the cost of transportation, clothing, housing and food, as well as goods for home and entertainment. Based on the assessment take a beautiful city of New York and compare the other 213 cities of the world with it.
I want to note that because of economic crises all over the world the list of the most expensive cities differs from last year’s rating. Because of the strengthening of the dollar to many currencies, this year, the cities of North America have significantly risen in the list. Also, the cities of Asia went up in the ranking of expensive cities in the World. This applies to the cities of Australia, Japan, China, New Zealand. All the famous city – London, for example, in 2012, took the 25th place, lowering its rating by 7 positions. However, it remained the most expensive city in the UK. Romantic city – Paris and did drop down and began to occupy 37 position instead of 27. Guess which city is the most expensive eastern city? That’s right, Tel Aviv. Perhaps someone was surprised, but if you do not believe, then you should certainly go there, of course, with a large sum of money, because without it you have nothing to do there. Occupies Tel Aviv in the ranking of expensive cities – 31st place, ahead of Paris.
Well and now more in detail about the most dear cities of the World, in order of a taken place in a rating of Top-10.
- Tokyo, Japan
The first place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by – Tokyo! Therefore, we advise you not to go to live in the most famous city of Tokyo, if you do not have a huge thick purse full of money – because this magnificent city was recognized as the most expensive city in the world. He has been in the first place almost every year since 1994.
- Luanda, Angola
The second place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by Luanda. It is worth noting that in Africa, many cities that are on the list. As we said earlier, Luanda in Angola received the first places in the list of the most expensive cities in the world. Perhaps you will be surprised by this scenario, but this is all understandable. Because of the difficulties in finding safe housing and food, all this is very expensive. Also, prices for exported goods from African countries are very high. Therefore, the cities of Africa and rise in the ranking.
- Osaka, Japan
The third place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by – Osaka. Osaka is one of the largest metropolises of Japan. Mostly this city consists of skyscrapers, among which are the most beautiful Japanese gardens. In the spring, these floral oases during the cherry blossom reminiscent of a fairy-tale kingdom. Also in this metropolis is located one of the largest oceanariums.
- Moscow, Russia
The fourth place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by – Moscow. Tverskaya Street in Moscow is the most expensive not only in Russia, but all over the world. In this city there are about 100 museums, 60 theaters and 75 higher educational institutions with 1.5 million students. If you decide to visit this magnificent city, we advise you to look into the Armory Chamber and the Diamond Fund.
- Geneva, Switzerland
The fifth place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by – Geneva. Geneva is very famous for parks, which are located along the lake, the Alps and the Jura Mountains. Through the streets of this Swiss town many cozy cafes are built, which perfectly blend with medieval sights. The symbol of Geneva is the Reformation Wall, which is 100 meters long. If you are going to visit this wonderful city, then you will open 30 very interesting museums.
- Zurich, Switzerland
The sixth place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by Zurich. Zurich is the commercial and economic center of Switzerland. And this city is also given the title of the largest banking center in Europe. The pubs and restaurants of Zurich are open all night, they dance and have fun until the morning. Lookout Polyterassa is a favorite place for tourists, as from it you can see all the beautiful places in Zurich.
- Singapore, Singapore
Seventh place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by Singapore. Singapore is one of the most extraordinary cities. Interweaving of modern technologies and oriental traditions is a distinctive feature from all cities. In the port of Singapore there are sailors from all countries. This city is a city of hotels and restaurants. You are always welcome there and will be accommodated in cozy rooms.
- N’Djamena, Chad
The eighth place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by N’Djamena. The city of N’Djamena is divided into two parts, the first is the European modern part, and the second is the African one. The climate in this area is very hot and the temperature reaches +46 degrees. The population of the city is 750 thousand inhabitants: Bagirmi, Tuba, Sari, House, Europeans and Arabs. The official language is French and Arabic. A large number of the population are illiterate.
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
The ninth place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by Hong Kong. Hong Kong is located on the island of Hong Kong, washed by the South China Sea. It administratively joins the city of Kowloon and is connected by many tunnels and bridges. Hong Kong is one of the most developed industrial and trade and economic centers. Port Victoria is the most beautiful decoration of this city, which is located in the natural harbor.
- Nagoya, Japan
The tenth place, in the ranking of the most expensive cities in the world in 2012, is occupied by Nagoya. And concludes the top ten ranking of the most expensive cities – Nagoya. This is the city where one of the largest ports of Japan is located. It has a population of about 2.2 million people. The main attractions of this beautiful city are the Botanical Garden, the Tokugawa Museum, the Naval Arsenal, the Tokufuji Temple, the Aichi Prefecture Gallery. Nagoya is a transport, industrial, cultural and commercial center of Japan.