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Revealed: The 50 Rudest Cities In Europe, 2020

How rude! A new survey has revealed the top 50 rudest cities in Europe for 2020. CEOWORLD magazine surveyed 178,500 European adults this fall and asked them to pick the top five rudest cities in Europe from a list of the 50 largest European cities.

Paris  ranked No. 1 on the list and was rated as the rudest by 36% of survey-takers, followed by London with 18% of respondents. Rankings were determined by an online survey conducted from September to December 2019.

Budapest came in No. 3 with 17.5% of people saying the city was the rudest. Vienna and Amsterdam rounded out the top five.

And does this mean everyone who lives in these five cities is totally uncivil?
Of course not.

But you’re likely to encounter more questionable manners here than in, say, Saint Petersburg, Helsinki, Madrid, and Athens — at least based on this particular opinion report from CEOWORLD magazine.

Prague was listed in the 6th rudest city in Europe. Birmingham in the United Kingdom sits close behind at 7. The most polite city? Not Rome, but Saint Petersburg in Russia, according to respondents. Helsinki tied with Madrid, as second-most polite.

These are the rudest cities In Europe, 2020

1ParisFrance36 percent
2LondonUnited Kingdom18 percent
3BudapestHungary17.5 percent
4ViennaAustria10.4 percent
5AmsterdamNetherlands9.6 percent
6PragueCzech Republic9.2 percent
7BirminghamUnited Kingdom8.9 percent
8LyonFrance8.6 percent
9ManchesterUnited Kingdom8.4 percent
10BerlinGermany8.3 percent
11CopenhagenDenmark7.8 percent
12BrusselsBelgium7.8 percent
13StuttgartGermany7.4 percent
14Rotterdam The HagueNetherlands7.2 percent
15SofiaBulgaria6.8 percent
16MunichGermany6.7 percent
17SamaraRussia6.6 percent
18ZurichSwitzerland6.5 percent
19KyivUkraine6.4 percent
20RomeItaly6.2 percent
21BucharestRomania6.1 percent
22MarseilleFrance5.9 percent
23MinskBelarus5.7 percent
24HamburgGermany5.6 percent
25WarsawPoland5.4 percent
26BarcelonaSpain5.2 percent
27CologneGermany5 percent
28MilanItaly4.9 percent
29Frankfurt Rhine MetropolitanGermany4.7 percent
30MoscowRussia4.6 percent
31DublinIreland4.4 percent
32BelgradeSerbia4.2 percent
33KazanRussia4 percent
34PortoPortugal3.9 percent
35UfaRussia3.7 percent
36Nizhny NovgorodRussia3.6 percent
37TurinItaly3.5 percent
38Rostov-on-DonRussia3.3 percent
39ValenciaSpain3.1 percent
40VoronezhRussia2.9 percent
41Greater GlasgowUnited Kingdom 2.7 percent
42Stockholm urban areaSweden2.6 percent
43PermRussia2.4 percent
44NaplesItaly2.5 percent
45VolgogradRussia2.3 percent
46LisbonPortugal2.1 percent
47AthensGreece1.9 percent
48MadridSpain1.4 percent
49HelsinkiFinland1.4 percent
50Saint PetersburgRussia1.2 percent
CEOWORLD magazine - Latest - Lifestyle and Travel - Revealed: The 50 Rudest Cities In Europe, 2020
Ryan Miller
Ryan Miller is a Senior Economist and Alternate Executive Editor at CEOWORLD magazine. He specializes in global finance, labor laws, international banking, public financial management, fiscal policy, and applied microeconomics. In his current role, he oversees the production of special reports, profiles, and lists for the magazine. Prior to this, he was an Advisor to the Editor-in-Chief for one year. Before that, he served as the lead economist for Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama), Europe, and Central Asia in the magazine's news division. Ryan has extensive experience in economic forecasting, surveillance, and providing economic policy advice.

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