Daily Archives: February 27, 2010

Finland, Helsinki Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Finland is in Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Sweden and Russia. CAPITAL CITY: Helsinki LARGEST CITY: Helsinki CURRENCY: Euro (EUR) ECONOMY: Finland has a highly industrialized, largely free-market economy with … Continue reading

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Fiji, Suva Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Fiji is an island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand. CAPITAL CITY: Suva LARGEST CITY: Suva CURRENCY: Fiji Dollar (FJD) ECONOMY: Fiji is one of the more developed islands … Continue reading

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Falkland Islands, Stanley Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: The Falkland Islands are islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of southern Argentina. CAPITAL CITY: Stanley LARGEST CITY: Stanley CURRENCY: Falkland Islands Pound (FKP) which is fixed to the British Pound (GBP) ECONOMY: The economy was formerly based … Continue reading

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Ethiopia, Addis Ababa Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Ethiopia is in Eastern Africa, west of Somalia. CAPITAL CITY: Addis Ababa LARGEST CITY: Addis Ababa CURRENCY: Ethiopian Birr (ETB) ECONOMY: Ethiopia’s poverty-stricken economy is based on agriculture, accounting for almost half of its GDP. Crops include coffee, pulses … Continue reading

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Estonia, Tallinn Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Estonia is in Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia. CAPITAL CITY: Tallinn LARGEST CITY: Tallinn CURRENCY: Estonian Kroon (EEK) ECONOMY: Estonia has a modern market-based economy with strong ties to the … Continue reading

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Eritrea, Asmara Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Eritrea is in Eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan. CAPITAL CITY: Asmara LARGEST CITY: Asmara CURRENCY: Nakfa (ERN) ECONOMY: Eritrea has a command economy under the control of the sole political party, the People’s Front … Continue reading

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