Daily Archives: March 22, 2010

Thailand, Bangkok Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Thailand is in South-eastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma. CAPITAL CITY: Bangkok LARGEST CITY: Bangkok CURRENCY: Thai Baht (THB) ECONOMY: Thailand is a lower-middle-income developing country. Major exports include rice, textiles … Continue reading

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Tanzania, Dar es Salaam Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Tanzania is in Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique. TRADITIONAL CAPITAL CITY: Dar es Salaam LEGISLATIVE CAPITAL CITY: Dodoma LARGEST CITY: Dar es Salaam CURRENCY: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS) ECONOMY: Tanzania is one of the world’s … Continue reading

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Tajikistan, Dushanbe Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Tajikistan is in Central Asia, west of China. CAPITAL CITY: Dushanbe LARGEST CITY: Dushanbe CURRENCY: Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) ECONOMY: Tajikistan is a low-income developing economy. The primary sources of income in Tajikistan are aluminum production, cotton growing and remittances … Continue reading

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Taiwan, Taipei Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Taiwan (The Republic of China) is an island in East Asia. Taiwan is also commonly used to refer to the territories administered by the Republic of China (ROC) and to ROC itself, which governs the island of Taiwan, Lanyu … Continue reading

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Syria, Damascus Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Syria is in the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey. CAPITAL CITY: Damascus LARGEST CITY: Damascus CURRENCY: Syrian Pound (SYP) ECONOMY: Syria is a lower-middle-income developing country with a diversified economy based on agriculture, industry, … Continue reading

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Switzerland, Zurich Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Switzerland is in Central Europe, east of France, and north of Italy. CAPITAL CITY: Berne LARGEST CITY: Z├╝rich CURRENCY: Swiss Franc (CHF) ECONOMY: Switzerland is a wealthy industrialized country with many highly skilled workers. Banking, tourism, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals … Continue reading

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