Abu Dhabi named most livable city in the Arab world

Dubai was ranked second

Abu Dhabi named most livable city in the Arab world

Abu Dhabi has been named as the most livable city in the Arab world.

The UAE capital was ranked top in the region according to the Global Livability Index, issued by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Also flying the flag for the UAE, neighbouring city Dubai was ranked second.

Abu Dhabi topped all the regional ranking for quality of life and rose in the global rankings to 70th position in the world.

The annual index ranks 140 of the world’s top cities according to 30 different factors.

The news comes as the UAE was recently names the happiest Arab country and 21st in the world, according to a United Nations report.

The emirates had a point score of 6.791, according to the World Happiness Report produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Abu Dhabi was the 35th best city for wellbeing, while Dubai was 39th.

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