Monthly rent, unfurnished 2-br luxury apartment:
Lunch for one at a nice restaurant:
One liter of gas, unleaded 95 octane:
Beer, local brand:
Cup of coffee, including service:
Located in the heart of Ethiopia, this capital of more than 3 million people produces food, beverages, processed tobacco, plastics, chemical products, textiles, and shoes, according to the Columbia Encyclopedia
. It is Ethiopia's main export center for coffee—its chief export crop—along with tobacco, grains, and hides.