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Tegucigalpa is the cheapest city

Monday, July 23, 2018


Tegucigalpa is the eighth-cheapest city in the world and cheapest in Latin America, according to Mercer’s 2018 Cost of Living index.

The Honduran capital, where a Big Mac combo costs $6, is 87 places below Panama City, which has the highest cost of living in Central America.

Globally, Hong Kong is the most expensive city, while Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is the cheapest.

The ranking includes 209 cities, taking into account factors such as the cost of a cinema ticket, a pair of blue jeans, a cup of coffee, a hamburger, and a liter of gasoline (numbers in brackets indicate the overall position of each country from cheapest to most expensive).

1 Tegucigalpa (201)

2 Managua (200)

3 San Salvador (174)

4 San Jose (141)

5 Guatemala City (130)

6 Panama City (114)