‘Vienna’ returns to claim the title ‘World’s most livable city’ of 2022

Vienna, the capital of Austria It has regained its crown as the world’s most livable city, according to The Economist magazine published today (June 23), after being hit by New Zealand’s Auckland city. Overthrow the championship for 1 time last year.

Vienna, which is known as “City of Music” It regained first place in the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s 2022 poll of 140 liveable cities, while Auckland slipped to 34th place due to the impact of tougher measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.

“Vienna, which dropped to 12th place in the polls at the beginning of 2021 due to the closure of museums and restaurants. This time it has returned to No. 1 again, the title that was held in 2018 and 2019,” the EIU said.

“Stability and good infrastructure are the charms this city has to its residents. which is also supported by a good public health system and the opportunity to access cultural and entertainment media.”

The list of the top 10 most livable cities in the world includes six European cities: Vienna (1), Copenhagen (2), Zurich (3), Geneva (6), Frankfurt. T (7) and Amsterdam (9). Other regional cities Top performers this year are Calgary (4), Vancouver (5), Toronto (8) and Osaka and Melbourne. which took 10th place together

France’s Paris jumped 23 places to 19 this year, while Britain’s London took the 33rd place in the world. and China’s Beijing took the 51st and 71st places.

The Ukrainian capital Kiev was not included in the rankings this year. Due to the invasion of the Russian army since February, while major cities Russia’s Moscow and St Petersburg also fell more than 10 places from last year due to “censorship” and the impact of Western sanctions.

for the position “The least livable city in the world” still belongs to Damascus, the capital city of Syria

source: AFP

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