The World’s 10 Most Expensive Cities

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  • 6. Hong Kong, China
  • 7. Geneva, Switzerland
  • 8. Zurich, Switzerland
  • 9. Bern, Switzerland
  • 10. Sydney, Australia
  • Cost of Living: The World’s 10 Most Expensive Cities
  • 1. Luanda, Angola
  • 2. Moscow, Russia
  • 3. Tokyo, Japan
  • 4. N’djamena, Chad
  • 5. Singapore, Singapore

8. Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich, the most populous city in Switzerland, is one of the world’s largest financial centers. Despite having such a high cost of living, this Swiss city has also been ranked as having the highest quality of life for years, coming in behind Vienna in 2012. Cost of living: Rent of a luxury two-bedroom apartment, ($3,914.77), movie ticket ($20.66), pair of blue jeans ($141.26), cup of coffee ($5.98), fast food hamburger meal ($12.51), 1 liter of gasoline ($2.02), 1 liter of whole milk ($1.74), 1 liter of soda ($1.60).

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