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Vienna Has Best Living Standard, Baghdad the Worst, Mercer Says

Vienna has the best quality of life among more than 220 cities around the world, according to a report published by Mercer. Baghdad has the worst as well as being the most dangerous place to live.

European cities dominate the rankings, with only two cities outside Europe, Auckland and Vancouver, in the top 10, said Mercer, the consulting unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos. European cities, headed by Luxembourg, also take the top seven places for personal safety.