Best European Countries to Live In

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21 Portugal Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe.

Beautiful and varied climate, nice people (very respectful and honest with their feelings), great food, peaceful, very little racism, no terrorism, vendors are very honest and don't rip off tourists even when given ample opportunity (I would deliberately try to overpay by pretending not to be familiar with the currency, and they'd always correct me and give me the correct change.), Responsible for Ronaldo, Nani, Nelly Furtado, Jose Mourinho, Tom Hanks, etc... Great wines and very inexpensive. The people are humble - they don't know how great their country is and always down play it. Consequently, most people have no idea what Portugal has contributed to the rest of the world because Portuguese people are not show-offs. Unlike the Italians whom have the habit of taking credit for other cultures' ideas and inventions. Uggghh.

I think Portugal is a beautiful place to live. I've been there before and thinks it's very calm and peaceful.

Amazing food, amazing culture, amazing scenery, AMAZING PORTUGAL! Language can be difficult to understand in the beginning but you'll pick it up. Cost of living is cheap but on the downside, the wages are lousy.

The best country in the World caralho

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22 Wales Wales Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Located on the island of Great Britain, it is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south.

Beautiful rural areas, although in my opinion less developed than England

More Castles than StarBucks

23 Romania Romania Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state more.

A country blessed with gorgeous nature and landscapes, from beaches with cool summer vibes to mountain peaks and great ski resorts. People are friendly and welcoming, always willing to help. Very vibrant big cities with bustling night life, lots of things to do, lots of big multinationals have put their base here. One of the best internet connections worldwide. Low rentals and low cost of living.

Romania is very nice country especially the people, very religious. Pray is their conversation to God. They always go to church everyday and praise God. I have a boyfriend there, I'm too excited to marry him.

Really? I've been to Romania, and I must say that I found a lot of racism, poverty, and corruption. Lots of beggars, people trying to rob you or pick your pockets. Went to a supermarket, and the produce was all either old or half rotten. Education is terrible. I felt most comfortable with the Hungarians that were in the country. I must say, I went to Hungary afterwards, and it was honestly a breath of fresh air. However, I will give Romania credit for having beautiful nature.

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24 Monaco Monaco Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco, is a sovereign city-state and microstate, located on the French Riviera in Western Europe.
25 Slovenia Slovenia Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

Former communist country with average level of life higher than Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece. Beautiful landscapes, excellent cuisine and friendly, well educated, hardworking people.

One of the most beautiful countries in the world, beautiful people. Slovenia really offers you lots of love.

Very peaceful, and very beautiful nature to live in and very clean country (you will not see garbage by the street)

Nice and safe country, nice people, exquisite cuisine. Inspiring and diverse landscape.

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26 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural more.

Amazing country, friendly people, great food and perfect weather... Clean sea one of the best tourist country in the world. Simply love Croatia

Everyone is moving away from Croatia I don't see why would people move it

Sea is one of the purest you can experience, even in bay towns.

Amazing country, should be number 1 on the list.

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27 Hungary Hungary Hungary is a sovereign state in Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, Slovenia to the west, Austria to the northwest, and Ukraine to the northeast.

Amazing people, beautiful landscape and perfect for young adults who like night life and festivals!

Beautiful country, good weather, low living cost compare to other European countries.

Beautiful country, good food, and friendly people. Will retire there.

We've been to 10 European countries and Hungary tops them all. Beautiful landscapes just as in the fairy tales. Clean air, organised environment, historical buildings and sites are kept well. Low cost but quality living. Nice and friendly people.

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28 Malta Malta Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.

Honestly beautiful, with amazing people and the best food

Multi lingual great weather and great food!

29 Lithuania Lithuania

Beautiful country, good food. Relaxed lifestyle. All that you can have when on holiday, though more difficult to reach when you live there, as salaries are low.

People are sucks, they hate each other not to talk of foreign. Please don't come here. They are far behind.

This is a really good country should be at least at the 20s position

I live here. Some people are very nice, and some...well...pretty aggresive. But its culture, etnographic regions, its food, its history is just amazing( unlike USA's *nerd laugh* ). A lot of people are poor. They even go to Poland to shop for cheaper. Weather is like in GB, but in Lithuania's summer it rains less and is more sunny than GB's. Overall it's a great country with minuses and pluses.

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30 Serbia Serbia Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central Balkans.

Beautiful friendly people, amazing food, cheap cigarettes, amazing food... I know I said twice but is because is so yummy and cheap... Greats landscapes and delicious fruits and vegetables...

Serbia is great. If you think of taking a trip somewhere, go to Serbia

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31 Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, was established in 681 ad. and since then it never changed it's name, which makes it one of the oldest countries in Europe. Located in the Balkan Peninsula between Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia and Black Sea. The Capital of Bulgaria is Sofia, more.

Beautiful country with a rough history dealing with turkish rule and then communism; good mix of cute small towns and well developed modern architecture in big cities. Very cheap to spend time here on vacation, or buy property!

Absolutely beautiful place. Lovely people..wish I could live there

Pretty shallow and honestly creepy country

32 Slovakia Slovakia

One of the best country for living in Europe. Cheap prices for food, accommodation. Cities are clean and nature is beautiful. I am always happy when I can come back.

High mountains are really beautiful and also small villages with friendly people in all of this peace country.

Really nice nature and friendly, clean country in middle of Europe

Modern proeuropean country with beautiful nature, also high developed and adequate salary.

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33 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.

By the way, part of Turkey (the part where Istanbul is) is in Europe. The rest is in Asia. - drdevil

Wonderful weather, warm people, very good nature, Amazingly various food culture and its not expensive. Very nice. I love it

Turkey isn't even European. There is a reason Turks aren't considered European. Only a small part of Turkey is in Europe. So technically this shouldn't be in the list - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Worst country to live.

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34 Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, off the coasts of Syria and Turkey.

Very safe, easy and small to move around and really good to raise your children in. Also, it has great weather.

It has amazing cuisine, and beautiful beaches

35 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.

Endless nature combined with people who are not pretentious but mean everything from the heart.

It's better than china!

Russia is an oncoming economic superpower so I can safely put my bets here. Russia will outdo the entirety of the EU in time.

its cool

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36 Estonia Estonia

I agree, I feel safe here.

Good country

Estonia's great, good food, and the corunupuffus (local cultural food) are amazing

Lovley islands and good prices

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37 Albania Albania Albania is a southeastern European country that is slightly larger than Maryland and near Montenegro, Kosovo, Republic of Macedonia, and Greece. The capital is a city called Tirana. Some other major cities in Albania are Durrës, Elbasan, Vlorë, and Shkodër. Albania gained its independence in 1912. more.

Amazing the beach is perfection

Amazing place!

The summer is awesome, good prices, hot chicks, friendly people

Should be Higher.
Search Up Lukova
Then Sarande
Then Beaches in Durres
Then Malls in Tirana
They have Greek, Italian and Albanian Cusine

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38 Luxembourg Luxembourg

If you work in Luxembourg you get a lot of money!

It is peaceful,clean and less populated. Also it has negligible crime rates, poverty and industries.

39 Latvia Latvia Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states.

I think it should be up at 5 or ten

I like this country

I dunno about Latvia. Most of the people are depressed


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40 Belarus Belarus

One of the countries you thought must be sleepy hole but actually clean modern and sequre.
Most open-minded people amoung slavic. Totally different from russian.

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