Reykjavik rated cleanest city in Nordic and Baltic countries
www.chinaview.cn 2007-12-23 19:24:47   Print

    STOCKHOLM, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- Reykjavik, capital of Iceland, is rated as the cleanest city in the Nordic and Baltic countries by a study, according to media reports from Reykjavik on Sunday.

    The study, conducted by Denmark's Wonderful Copenhagen marketing office last summer, compared cleanliness of 14 Nordic and Baltic cities by interviewing 5,000 tourists from different countries.

    Tourists visiting Reykjavik found that the city had been even cleaner than they had expected. In terms of cleanliness, Reykjavik was given an average of 78 points on a scale of 0 to 100, the study said.

    Copenhagen only received 58 points on average and ranked last, it added. Other cities in the study were Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Aarhus, Malmoe, Uppsala, Bergen, Tampere and Turku, according to local media.

Editor: Sun Yunlong
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