Romania’s Cluj-Napoca managed to overtake cities like Paris, Athens, New York and Rome in quality of life rankings. Cluj is 53rd in the rankings published by numbeo.com. On the other hand, Bucharest is 74th. Cluj has overtaken Ankara (61st), Paris (63rd), London (72nd), Buenos Aires (73rd), Athens (75th), New York (76th), Shanghai (78th), Rome (83rd), Sankt Petersburg (86th), Moscow (89th) and Rio de Janeiro (96th). Zurich tops the rankings, followed by Canberra, Ottawa, Munich and Gothenburg. Numbeo.com took into account indicators such as degree of pollution, public safety, purchasing power, crime rate and the health system.