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Windows 7: World's most liveable cities ranked

12 Feb 2010   #1
Kari

 
World's most liveable cities ranked

Winter Olympics host, Vancouver, ranked world's most liveable city

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Vancouver (Canada) continues to top the Economist Intelligence Unit's global liveability survey. A score of 98% bodes well for visitors during the Winter Olympics this year. Conversely, as security concerns abound in Sub-Saharan Africa following the Africa Cup of Nations, Football World Cup host Johannesburg (South Africa) comes in joint 92nd place with a score of 69.1%. Nonetheless, this is still the highest score in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Jon Copestake, editor of the report, comments: "Vancouver scores well across all categories in the survey and the forthcoming Winter Games contribute to a strong score in the cultural and sporting events category. Johannesburg has had well-documented crime problems, but performs better in other categories, with the highest overall liveability rating in Sub-Saharan Africa."

Elsewhere, European and North American cities continue to dominate the top tier of the ranking, alongside cities in Australia and New Zealand. Other regions fair less well, especially Sub-Saharan Africa, with security concerns under renewed scrutiny following attacks on the Togo national football team in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations in Angola. The ongoing social and economic crisis in Zimbabwe ensures that Harare is still the worst of the 140 cities surveyed.
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Full story: EIU Media Directory)

Kari


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12 Feb 2010   #2
CarlTR6

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As far as I am concerned, no city is livable. Give me rural country side any day.
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12 Feb 2010   #3
smarteyeball

 
 

Australia, Queensland was bumped off the Top 10 list because of the influx from all the other Australian states plus several arrivals from a few of the bottom 10 cities.

Just stating facts.
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12 Feb 2010   #4
Kari

 

But still, Australia is doing well: 4 cities in top 10.
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12 Feb 2010   #5
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

And our old Helsinki, is doing well also Kari.
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12 Feb 2010   #6
Kari

 

That's the reason I posted this...
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12 Feb 2010   #7
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
But still, Australia is doing well: 4 cities in top 10.
True. But none are my cities
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12 Feb 2010   #8
valtonray

Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition
 
 

why am i suprised the US doesn't have a single city on this list. i love my home but i swear our government makes me want to give up my citizenship and move to another country.
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12 Feb 2010   #9
brady

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by valtonray View Post
why am i suprised the US doesn't have a single city on this list. i love my home but i swear our government makes me want to give up my citizenship and move to another country.

they don't want americans, lol
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12 Feb 2010   #10
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brady View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by valtonray View Post
why am i suprised the US doesn't have a single city on this list. i love my home but i swear our government makes me want to give up my citizenship and move to another country.

they don't want americans, lol
You'll be popular.
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