These are the 10 cheapest cities on Earth

Each year, several reports are released to ascertain which cities and countries are the cheapest and most expensive


Food & Travel Desk February 18, 2017
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Each year, several surveys are conducted to ascertain which cities and countries are the cheapest and most expensive. Recent research conducted in Bulgaria found that Sofia, its capital, is the cheapest city in the world for a short break.

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Airport transfers company Hoppa, analysed a price index that included a night's stay in each city, a hotel, food, drink, entertainment and a taxi journey to find how each city ranked. For all of the aforementioned amenities it would cost a mere Rs4,970 for a night's stay in Sofia.

Here's how all the cities fared in the list.

1. Sofia, Bulgaria - Rs4,970

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2. Cairo, Egypt - Rs5,084

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3. Cartagena, Colombia - Rs5,163

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4. Bucharest, Romania - Rs5,706

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5. Antalya, Turkey - Rs5,719

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6. Siem Reap, Cambodia - Rs5,838

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7. Kiev, Ukraine - Rs6,078

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8. Manilla, Philippines - Rs6,100

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9. Mexico City, Mexico - Rs6,584

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10. Sliema, Malta -  Rs6,717

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Meanwhile, here are the most expensive cities in comparison.

1. Zurich, Switzerland - Rs22,168

2. New York, US - Rs20,459

3. Copenhagen, Denmark - Rs19,604

4. Oslo, Norway - Rs19,167

5. Stockholm, Sweden - Rs17,057

6. Venice, Italy - Rs16,523

7. Amsterdam, Netherlands - Rs16,450

8. Honolulu, Hawaii, US - Rs16,158

9. Rome, Italy - Rs16,047

10. Caracas, Venezuela - Rs16,009

This article originally appeared on The Telegraph 

Note: All prices are given as an approximate figure 

COMMENTS (4)

Parvez | 4 years ago | Reply Was this 20 years ago ?
kemosabe | 4 years ago | Reply @Bunny Rabbit: The further question is whether "cheapest" is synonymous with value-for-money cities ? If that's the case, cities of the subcontinent fall way short.
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