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Trento most liveable Italian city, Naples the least

Northern, central regions boast highest quality of life

02 December, 12:23
Trento most liveable Italian city, Naples the least (ANSA) - Rome, December 2 - The region of Trentino-Alto Adige again tops the classification in the annual survey on quality of life in Italian cities conducted by daily Il Sole 24 Ore, with Trento and Bolzano taking first and second place, respectively. Rounding out the top five cities were Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region, Belluno in the Veneto, and Siena in Tuscany.

The survey bases its findings on 36 factors in the categories of standard of living, business and work, health and environmental services, population, public order, and free time.

Naples and its province ranked at the bottom of the survey in last place at 107, down one from 106th place in 2012, when Taranto ranked last. Among large Italian cities in 2013, Florence came in 7th (up from 18th place in 2012), Milan rose to 10th place (17th in 2012) and Rome registered at 20th, up one place from 2012.

Turin fell in the rankings to 52nd place, down from 42nd in 2012.