Thu, 06 Dec 2012 05:45:00 GMT | By Maureen O'Hare
The world's best places to live: 2012

Which 10 cities enjoy the best quality of life?

Sydney, Auckland, Vancouver (© Getty Images)
  • Sydney, Auckland, Vancouver (© Getty Images)
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  • Bern, Switzerland (© Getty Images)
  • Copenhagen, Denmark (© Getty Images)
  • Geneva, Switzerland (© Getty Images)
  • Frankfurt, Germany (© Getty Images)
  • 6. Dusseldorf, Germany (© Rex Features)
  • 5. Vancouver, Canada (© Getty Images)
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A new global study by New York consulting firm Mercer has revealed the cities that enjoy the best quality of life, based on factors including health care, education, politics, economics and culture. Which cities made the top 10 for 2012? Click through to find out.

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