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Dubai Ranked One Of The Best Cities In The World For Expats

Dubai is just love!

And it has been ranked as the world’s second-best city for expats, with Abu Dhabi featuring in the top 10.

From having world-class restaurants, killer nightlife scene, to stunning beaches, there is so much to love about the Dubai city.

Nightlife of Dubai

The rankings were created by InterNations and see three different cities on three separate continents honored as the best places for expats to live and work.

InterNations collected information from 11,970 expats living in 181 countries or territories. Fifty cities met the sample size requirement of at least 50 participants per destination.

Valencia, Spain

Who Else Made The List?

According to the InterNations Expat City Ranking List 2022, the most-loved city is Valencia, Spain as it has excellent quality of life, public transport, and sporting opportunities. Dubai came on second, while Mexico city ranked third for its affordability.

Here is the list of top 10 cities which are most-loved in the world:

  • Valencia, Spain: Liveable, friendly and affordable
  • Dubai, UAE: Great for work and leisure
  • Mexico City, Mexico: Friendly and affordable, but unsafe
  • Lisbon, Portugal: Amazing climate and quality of life, mediocre work options
  • Madrid, Spain: Great leisure activities, a welcoming culture
  • Bangkok, Thailand: Expats feel at home despite safety concerns
  • Basel, Switzerland: Expats satisfied with finances, jobs, quality of life
  • Melbourne, Australia: An easy city to get used to
  • Abu Dhabi, UAE: Excellent healthcare, worry-free bureaucracy
  • Singapore: Easy administration, satisfying finances, improved career prospects
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