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The world’s most liveable city

Sep 30, 2014 | Forum, News

The annual search by the magazine Monocle for the world’s most liveable cities has found that Copenhagen is where people want to be for the second consecutive year.

According to Tyler Brule, the magazine’s editor, Copenhagen has an advantage over Stockholm and Helsinki, two other Scandinavian cities that are rated highly, because it lies further south, and because of the city’s more relaxed spirit.

Read more and watch the short video made when Copenhagen was announced the winner of the competition in the previous year.

The Monocle list of liveable cities receives wide recognition. Another list that is well researched is that of The Economist. The three foremost cities on the list as published by The Economist for this year are Melbourne, Vienna and Toronto.

When it comes to the most influential cities on Forbes’ list, London and New York once again surpass all other cities.

Monocle’s list of the 25 most liveable cities for 2014 includes:

  1. Copenhagen
  2. Tokyo
  3. Melbourne
  4. Stockholm
  5. Helsinki
  6. Vienna
  7. Zürich
  8. München
  9. Kyoto
  10. Fukuoka
  11. Sydney
  12. Auckland
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Berlin
  15. Vancouver
  16. Singapore
  17. Madrid
  18. Paris
  19. Amsterdam
  20. Hamburg
  21. Barcelona
  22. Lisbon
  23. Portland (Oregon)
  24. Oslo
  25. Brisbane

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