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Mercer 2012 Quality of Living Survey

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Rank City Country 1 Vienna Austria 2 Zurich Switzerland 3 Auckland New Zealand 4 Munich Germany 5 Vancouver Canada 6 Dusseldorf Germany 7 Frankfurt Germany 8 Geneva Switzerland 9 Copenhagen Denmark 10 Bern Switzerland 10 Sydney Australia 12 Amsterdam Netherlands 13 Wellington New Zealand 14 Ottawa Canada 15 Toronto Canada 16 Berlin Germany 17 Hamburg [...]

Columbus

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Columbus is the capital of and the largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio. The broader metropolitan area encompasses several counties and is the third largest in Ohio behind those of Cleveland and Cincinnati. Columbus is the fifteenth largest city in the United States of America. It is the county seat of Franklin County, [...]

Top 50 most expensive cities worldwide for international assignees 2011

Global ranking 2012 Country Location Global ranking 2011 1 Japan Tokyo 1 2 Norway Oslo 2 3 Japan Nagoya 3 4 Angola Luanda 7 5 Norway Stavanger 4 6 Japan Yokohama 5 7 Switzerland Geneva 8 8 Japan Kobe 9 9 Switzerland Zurich 6 10 Switzerland Bern 10 11 Switzerland Basel 11 12 Venezuela Caracas [...]

Smart21 of 2012

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1 Arlington County, Virginia, USA 2 Austin, Texas, USA 3 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain 4 Columbus Region, Ohio, USA 5 Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil 6 Dakota County, Minnesota, USA 7 Danville, Virginia, USA 8 Durango, State of Durango, Mexico 9 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece 11 Ipswich, Queensland, Australia 12 New Taipei City, Taiwan 13 [...]

2012 Top Seven Intelligent Communities of the Year

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The Top Seven Intelligent Communities of the Year provide role models for the world’s best practices in creating competitive local economies and vibrant societies in today’s  hyper-competitive global economy, which broadband communications is increasingly linking into a dynamic whole.  In the “broadband economy,” adaptability outweighs legacy, skills rather than resources are the keys to the future, and [...]

Largest cities of the European Union by population

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This is a list of the largest cities in the European Union by population within city limits which have more than 300,000 inhabitants. Rank City Country Image 1 London  United Kingdom   2 Berlin  Germany   3 Madrid  Spain   4 Rome  Italy   5 Paris  France   6 Bucharest  Romania   7 Hamburg  Germany [...]

Temporary capital

A temporary capital or a provisional capital is a city or town chosen by a government as an interim base of operations due to some difficulty in retaining or establishing control of a different metropolitan area. The most common circumstances leading to this are either a civil war, where control of the capital is contested, [...]

Top 50 most expensive cities worldwide 2011

Global Ranking 2011 Country Location Global Ranking 2010 1 Japan Tokyo 1 2 Norway Oslo 6 3 Switzerland Geneva 8 4 Japan Nagoya 3 5 Switzerland Zurich 7 6 Japan Yokohama 4 7 Switzerland Bern 10 8 Norway Stavanger 9 9 Switzerland Basel 11 10 Japan Kobe 5 11 Angola Luanda 2 12 Denmark Copenhagen [...]