The lifestyle magazine Monocle has been publishing a list of "Most Liveable Cities" since 2007. The 2009 winners were ranked as follows:
These cities were rated in a survey on a basis of safety/crime, international connectivity, climate/sunshine, quality of architecture, public transportation, tolerance, environmental issues and access to nature, urban design, business conditions, pro-active policy developments and medical care.
For those considering a move to one of the Top 10 cities, we have the import requirements as follows:
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