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Sharm el Sheikh review: 26 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
31.8°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
27°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Sharm el Sheikh
45% have it

4. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
9.7%
Port Louis: 0%

5. population

Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
0.03 million
Shanghai: 23 million

6. has mountains nearby

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Sharm el Sheikh
53% have it

7. sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.
0
London: 13

8. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Sharm el Sheikh
50% have it

9. UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

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, 2018.
0
Kyoto: 17

10. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center

The average price of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center shows how much of your salary would be allocated in rent expenses, and is an indicator of the cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.
277.03$
Thimphu: 92.5$

11. Big Mac Index

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, 2018.
2.36$
Agra: 1.89$

12. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
22.3°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

13. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
132.98$
Zurich: 5827.24$

14. lower cost of one single transportation ticket

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, 2018.
0.17$
Colombo: 0.1$

15. has a public health care

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2018.
Sharm el Sheikh
80% have it

16. number of airports

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
1
London: 5

17. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Sharm el Sheikh
55% have it

18. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
2.9
Wellington: 9.5

19. lower average price of a litre of milk

This can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living of the city. An average cheaper litre of milk may mean that the city is less expensive to live in. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.
0.66$
Antananarivo: 0.49$

20. number of public WiFi spots

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2018.
21
St. Petersburg: 696

21. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
2
Berlin: 300

22. cheaper price for a McMeal or Combo Meal at McDonald's

Analyzing the price variations for the same product in different markets is a way of measuring the purchasing power parity and the strength of different currencies.
3.6$
Banjul: 2.17$

23. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Sharm el Sheikh
70% have it

24. lower cost per litre of fuel

A city where the price of fuel is cheaper allows drivers residing in it to save money and can give a measurement to the average cost of living. This is especially important for people who drive daily. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.
0.27$
Caracas: 0.01$

25. lower price for a beer

The average price for a bottle of beer (0.5 l). The average price is calculated for locally produced beers sold in shops/supermarkets. Source: numbeo.com, 2018
0.83$
Granada: 0.61$

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