How the prices of essentials compare in this diverse, dynamic city.

As a city that spans two continents and has more than 14 million residents, Istanbul offers so much variety that, residents say, you can always find a spot fit for your mood. But what does it cost to live there? We compare its expenses to those in other popular cities. Related article: Living in... Istanbul

As a city that spans two continents and has more than 14 million residents, Istanbul offers so much variety that, residents say, you can always find a spot fit for your mood. But what does it cost to live there? We compare its expenses to those in other popular cities.