World's 10 Most Expensive Cities To Live In

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10) Bern, Switzerland

The median rent for a spacious apartment in Bern is $2,200 per month, despite the town's small-town atmosphere.

9) Beijing, China

In ten years, the rent for a one-bedroom apartment has increased from approximately $360 to $700.

8) Geneva, Switzerland

The Jet d'Eau, the world's tallest water fountain, is famous in this city. Lake Geneva, luxury cafés, & retail centers abound. Yet, rent, food, and transportation are expensive.

7) Singapore, Singapore

Many dream about visiting Marina Bay and Singapore Changi Airport. Keep in mind, almost $1.5 million buys a local condo here.

6) Shanghai, China

Shanghai, a prominent Chinese city, is energetic. That skyline! The area has high prices due to its huge population.

5) Zürich, Switzerland

While working here gives you access to one of the world's largest stock exchanges, the expense of living isn't nearly as appealing.

4) Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo anticipated the economic benefits of holding the delayed 2020 Olympics in the summer of 2021. Indeed, it is one of the most expensive cities in the world.

3) Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut jumped 42 places in just one year to become the third most expensive city on the list. Why? Beirut has been grappling with a severe economic crisis for some time.

2) Hong Kong, China

One word comes to mind to describe the high cost of living in Hong Kong: people. With over 7 million people residing in the city, it is inevitable that rent will skyrocket.

1) Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan is the most costly city on earth. The mountainous region, which frequently experiences high inflation, is dripping with luxury.

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