Vienna has made a profitable comeback: as soon as once more it has been named the “most habitable metropolis” on the earth.
In line with the Financial Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) International Liveability Index, which examined 173 world cities, the Austrian capital regained its title from New Zealand’s Auckland, which fell to 34th within the rankings this yr resulting from pandemic restrictions.
“In 2022, covid-19 restrictions had been relaxed in some components of the world led to massive adjustments within the index, with one metropolis claiming the highest spot once more,” reads the abstract report.
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Notably, Vienna it was ranked 12th in 2021 because of the closure of its eating places and museums following the pandemic restrictions.
Positioned on the Danube River, the capital metropolis scored a 99.1 on the listing. Shut behind, in second place, was Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, with 98 factors on the listing.
Switzerland’s Zurich, identified for its pre-medieval landscapes, ranked third on the listing with 96.three factors. Different cities on the listing embody Canada’s Calgary and Vancouver in fourth and fifth place respectively; Geneva of Switzerland in sixth place, Frankfurt of Germany in seventh place, Toronto of Canada in eighth adopted by Amsterdam of the Netherlands in ninth place. Japan’s Osaka and Australia’s Melbourne shared 10th place. The capital of France, Paris, was ranked 19th, 23 locations greater than final yr. The Belgian capital, Brussels, was ranked 24th.
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In line with the rating report, “stability and good infrastructure are the principle sights of town for its inhabitants, backed by good well being and plenty of alternatives for tradition and leisure.”
Damascus, the capital of war-torn Syria, retained its place as essentially the most uninhabitable metropolis on the planet.
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