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5th September, 2019

Budapest most liveable city in region

Budapest is the most liveable city in Eastern Europe, according to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Vienna was considered the most liveable city in the world.

Budapest far surpassed the regional average, coming ahead of Prague, Moscow and Istanbul.

The annual list of liveability in 140 cities around the world is compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, by taking into account 30 factors, such as stability, health care, culture, environment, education and infrastructure.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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