The UAE’s biggest cities have topped the rankings for the best places to live in the MENA region for 2022.

In a list compiled from the Economist Intelligence Unit’s global survey which includes 173 global cities ranked based on their liveability.

The rankings are calculated based on five categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

Out of the 173 cities, Abu Dhabi was the highest-ranking city in the Middle East placing number 77, with Dubai closely following at 79.

It’s the fifth year in a row that these UAE cities have been ranked as the most liveable cities in the MENA region.

However, as for the top 10 cities, most of the highest-ranking ones were based in Europe. See the top 10 most liveable cities in the world below.

  1. Vienna, Austria
  2. Copenhagen, Denmark
  3. Zurich, Switzerland
  4. Calgary, Canada
  5. Vancouver, Canada
  6. Geneva, Switzerland
  7. Frankfurt, Germany
  8. Toronto, Canada
  9. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  10. Osaka, Japan and Melbourne, Australia

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