Fri, 06 Jul 2012 12:31:21 GMT | By Jason Buckland, MSN Money
The world’s cheapest cities to live

These cities allow you to enjoy a movie or coffee at a reasonable price and not spend your entire paycheque on rent.



Where is least expensive to live? Data from Mercer LCC explains which cities cost of living is the lowest in the world. (© iStockphoto)
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  • Where is least expensive to live? Data from Mercer LCC explains which cities cost of living is the lowest in the world. (© iStockphoto)
  • Tirana, Albania has a population of 421,000. The cost to watch a movie is only $4.74 USD. (© iStockphoto)
  • Renting a luxury apartment inTegucigalpa in Honduras is around $700 USD a month (© iStockphoto)
  • Skopke, Macedonia is an affordable place to live unless your buying blue jeans which could cost you around $133.02 USD. (© iStockphoto)
  • Kolkata, India consumer goods are inexpensive compared to many other cities of the world. (© iStockphoto)
  • An apartment in Tunis, Tunisia can be rented for only $499.29 USD per month. (© iStockphoto)
  • Catching a movie in La Paz, Bolivia costs $3.62 USD. (© iStockphoto)
  • Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan is the fourth-cheapest major city to live in the world, according to Mercer LCC. (© iStockphoto)
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Expats and tourists know which cities to avoid when travelling on a budget. London, Paris and Tokyo are costly locations to live.
But in which cities can you get more for your dollar? Using data from consulting firm Mercer LLC, which measured the cost of living in 214 of the world's top metropolises, here are the world's cheapest cities to live.

*All figures in USD

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