25 for the cheapest life of big cities
By the word "cheap" we are used to treat a little skeptical. Everyone knows what to pay, what you get. Sometimes these words are justified, but in reality the price does not always mean quality. Especially it concerns the choice of residence.
People are trying to assess the future place of residence with the different parties, ranging from local authorities to the architectural beauties. However, to give a comprehensive assessment is difficult. That's why we provide you with a list of 25 capital cities, where life is cheapest. Choose.
Kiev is an important industrial, educational, scientific and cultural center of Eastern Europe and, consequently, its economic situation does not depend on only one industry. Despite this, Kiev - the city is very middle-income, and in other parts of the country at all obvious poverty, but the capital itself is excellent for a normal inexpensive life.
Bogota - Colombia's most populous city. According to the 2010 census, its population was 7,363,782 inhabitants. Due to its many universities and libraries, Bogotá has become known as the "South American Athens." In addition, it is also one of the largest industrial centers of Latin America. The city was able to successfully overcome their criminal image of the '90s and for many years, multinational companies are opening their regional offices here.
The official name of the city - Santiago de Chile, is an industrial and financial center of the country. The city is located in the central part of it at a height of 520 meters above sea level. It was founded in 1541 and since colonial times was the capital of Chile. Thanks to its sustained economic growth over the past decades, Santiago has been transformed into a modern metropolis. Today, Santiago - a place of accumulation of theaters and restaurants, shopping centers and skyscrapers, including the tallest building in Latin America - "Gran Torre Santiago."
Johannesburg, South Africa
Josy as the locals call it, is one of the 50 largest cities in the world. City - the center of trade in diamonds and gold, and one of the world's leading financial centers. Strange, but the cost of living in Johannesburg is relatively low compared with other similar cities.
Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City - the capital of the Federal District and Mexico. Over time, this important financial center evolved from a colonial territory of the Spanish Empire in the independent world class city. However, Mexico still maintained sufficiently low cost of living and, if you like life among the crowds and smog, then you can save a little.
Vilnius is located in the south-eastern Lithuania. It is the capital of the state and one of the European Capitals of Culture with a population of 535,091 people. Vilnius is known for the magnificent architecture of the old town. In addition, the company for the production of laser technology has opened production plant here and, despite the relatively low cost of living, Vilnius yet economically competitive city.
Formerly known as Ciudad de los Reyes, Lima - Peru's largest city and its capital. Lima is home to one of the oldest institutions of higher education - the National University of San Marcos, founded May 12, 1551. City - a leader in the field of economic development in the country, thanks to affordable and high-quality workforce and affordable infrastructure.
Green City in the Sun - the capital of Kenya, with the largest population in the country of 3 million. The most promising area of the city turned out to Upper Hill, because of low land prices, low-cost service it attracts international investors and businessmen.
Usually referred to by locals Masr, Cairo - the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. In the "city of a thousand minarets" common Islamic architecture, the city area by its size ranks 16th in the world.
Sofia, located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain, is the economic center of Bulgaria. The city was declared the capital in 1879 and is the fifth largest city in the European Union. In 2009, housing prices in Sofia have fallen by 26 per cent, despite the fact that the previous year increased by 30.
This is a famous historical city, also called San Francisco de Quito. Here you get a huge return on each dollar earned. Thus, life in the city is extremely favorable for pensioners.
This city is also the capital of the Republic of Tunisia, the administrative center of the province and the heart of Tunis of the Tunisian economy. Despite the attraction of foreign investors, poverty and unemployment are very common, especially in urban areas.
Manila, historically known as Gintô (gold) and later officially called the Kingdom of Maine, has since become one of the 16 cities that make up the metropolitan region of the country. Tourism and attract foreign business - two cities of China's economy.
The main commercial port in the east and the west, the capital of Oman, Muscat - the birthplace of the multinational company, engaged in trade, oil and ships. Over the years, the economy is developing promising Muscat.
Duck can be called the capital of the world rickshaws, daily rides through the streets of about 400 000. It is also called the capital of the mosque, because 90 percent of the population - the Muslims.
Initially, the city was called Ray, this 32th is the capital of Iran and it already 220 years. Tehran is the sixth highest tower in the world, the tower Milad. The city is the largest city in Western Asia. The cost of a loaf of bread in Tehran is 26 cents.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
This city - the gateway to two of the holiest places of Islam, Mecca and Medina, one of the major resort towns of Saudi Arabia and the second largest city after Riyadh. Filling machines are not hit hard on your pocket, because Jeddah is one of the 10 cheapest places to live. The average cost of a liter of gasoline in this city is incredibly low at just 13 cents.
Panama City, Panama
This city is located on the Pacific shores of the Panama Canal and named one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. With its vast tropical forests and luxury hotels, the city - one of the best places in the world for privacy.
Colombo, Sri Lanka
The original name of the city - Columba. 2000 years ago the city harbor has been popular with foreign merchants. The capital city began in 1815, when Sri Lanka was given to the British Empire, and remain so even after the declaration of independence of Sri Lanka in 1978.
In terms of population - is the tenth city in the European Union, it is sometimes called "Little Paris". The capital of Romania, he became in 1862. If you - a wine lover, you know, the average cost of a bottle in this city is 3, 77 dollar.
Known for its white buildings gleaming in the sun, Algiers la Blanche in 2007 was at 50 in the world at the height of the subsistence minimum. Now liter of petrol you can buy a little more than a quarter of a dollar. How about travel?
Located in the basin of an ancient lake, Kathmandu - commercial and industrial center of Nepal. Fascinate tourists sights and sounds of a rich cultural and religious history of the city. A loaf of bread is worth little more than a dollar.
New Delhi, India
Even though New Delhi is the most expensive city in India, in relation to the rest of the world - it is the second city of cheapness.
Originally the city was called Bombay, in terms of population it is the first place in India and the fourth - in the world. Despite the extensive trade and a variety of entertainment, along with Karachi it is the cheapest city to live. Because of the difference in incomes in the household purchasing power is small, however, following the standards of the West, they keep prices to a minimum.
City of Lights, as it is called Karachi, this year was named the most expensive city to live. According to the International Economic Index of consumer prices in 2013, the price of a kilogram of bread in Karachi is 1/5 of the price in Tokyo, the most expensive city in the world.