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Hindustan Times


By Neha Yadav
Published Dec 04, 2022

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World's 10 Most Expensive Cities

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released the Worldwide Cost of Living Index listing the world's most expensive cities in 2022

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Here are the world's 10 most expensive cities to live in according to the EIU report

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For the first time, New York topped the Index ranking. Popularly known as the Big Apple, this city is the most populous city in the US

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New York

Tying with New York City, Singapore also ranked first on the list of the most expensive cities in the world

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Israel's Tel Aviv ranks as the third most expensive city. The city moved down from its top position earlier

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Tel Aviv

Hong Kong, the special administrative region of China is the fourth priciest place to live in according to the index report

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Hong Kong

Los Angeles of California in the US ranks fourth along with Hong Kong. This city is known for being home to the Hollywood industry

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Los Angeles

The report ranks Zurich in Switzerland as the sixth most costliest city. It is one of the most popular global centres for banking and finance in the world

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Center for diplomacy, Geneva in Switzerland ranks as the seventh most luxurious city in the world after Zurich

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Ranking in eighth place is San Francisco in California, US known for its architecture, elevated roads and picturesque hills

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San Francisco

Followed by San Francisco is the city of Paris in France on the list. The world-famous Eiffel Tower is situated in this ninth most expensive city

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According to the index, Copenhagen in Denmark is the tenth costliest city in the world with a high standard of living

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Sydney along with Copenhagen ranked tenth on the EIU list taking into account the cost of living

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