6 outrageously expensive cities to live in around the world

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New York City is one of the most expensive places to live in the U.S., with soaring rental costs and high prices on everything from movie tickets to food. But in Mercer consulting’s annual survey of the cost of living in more than 375 cities worldwide, the Big Apple doesn’t come out on top.

We take a look at a sampling of 6 cities around the world where residents have to shell out more than $4,000 a month on rent alone for a 2-bedroom apartment in a decent neighborhood.

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