77points

Alexandria

69points

Athens

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Alexandria vs Athens

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Athens

How does Alexandria compare to Athens?

  • 2.6°C higher average maximum temperature
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    25.8°Cvs23.2°C
  • 2.3°C higher average temperature
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    21.5°Cvs19.2°C
  • 79.44% lower population density
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    1534.16 people/km²vs7462 people/km²
  • 17.3% lower unemployment rate
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    7.1%vs24.4%
  • 425.5$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    63.74$vs489.24$
  • 3.37million more inhabitants
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    4.1 millionvs0.73 million
  • 1.52$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    0.13$vs1.65$
  • 13% lower VAT
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    10%vs23%

How does Athens compare to Alexandria?

  • 756.24$ higher average salary
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    947.46$vs191.22$
  • 3 more universities
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    8vs5
  • Has mountains nearby
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  • 38 more museums
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    44vs6
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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  • 1 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    2vs1
  • 2°C lower average minimum temperature
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    15.3°Cvs17.3°C
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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User reviews

Overall Rating

Alexandria
7.0
1 User reviews
Alexandria
7.0/10
1 User reviews
Athens
0.0
0 User reviews
Athens
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Safety

9.0/10
1 votes
No reviews yet

Walkability

5.0/10
1 votes
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Job opportunities

4.0/10
1 votes
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Public transport

5.0/10
1 votes
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Food and drink

10.0/10
1 votes
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Comments

Yousuf

Yousuf

21 days ago

7 / 10

I live there so I know everything about it.

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Demographics

1.population density

1534.16 people/km²

7462 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
2.population

4.1 million

0.73 million

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

Quality of living

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
2.has public health care
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Athens
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
The average rent of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center. This indicates how much of your salary would be allocated to rent expenses, and the general cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
4.average salary

191.22$

947.46$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
6.VAT

10%

23%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
7.Big Mac Index

2.36$

4.93$

The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2021.
The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of milk may indicate that the city is less expensive compared to other cities. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of fuel is especially important for residents who drive daily around the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
2.average temperature

21.5°C

19.2°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
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Athens
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
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Athens
There are mountains at a distance of maximum 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the city. Mountains are considered to have an elevation of at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft). Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
8.has river/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
The World Heritage List includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Source: UNESCO, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
8.is/was a host city of the CSD
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Christopher Street Day is an annual European LGBT celebration and demonstration held in various cities across Europe for the rights of LGBT people, and against discrimination and exclusion. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Transportation

1.has a bike-sharing system
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Athens
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
A cheaper single ticket will allow you to move through the city for less money. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, it will help your economy. Source: Official city's public transport website, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
3.has a stock exchange
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Athens
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
4.is a capital city
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Athens
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.

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