Number of the week: How much does Moscow spend?

Moscow’s city budget is $50.8 billion per year. This is $4 billion less than Chinese megalopolis Shanghai ($54.1 billion) and $15 billion less than ranking leader New York ($65.9 billion)Berlin comes 4th with $28.6 billion and London 5th with $20.6 billion.The annual budget of Russia’s capital is enough to provide Madrid with all its needs for more than 8 years.The money would be enough to build Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior 97 times overPhoto by Shutterstock.

Moscow’s city budget is $50.8 billion per year. This is $4 billion less than Chinese megalopolis Shanghai ($54.1 billion) and $15 billion less than ranking leader New York ($65.9 billion)Berlin comes 4th with $28.6 billion and London 5th with $20.6 billion.The annual budget of Russia’s capital is enough to provide Madrid with all its needs for more than 8 years.The money would be enough to build Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior 97 times overPhoto by Shutterstock.

Anna Sorokina, Ilya Krol
The Russian capital's budget is the world's 3rd-largest

Moscow’s city budget is $50.8 billion per year. This is $4 billion less than Chinese megalopolis Shanghai ($54.1 billion) and $15 billion less than ranking leader New York ($65.9 billion)

Berlin comes 4th with $28.6 billion and London 5th with $20.6 billion.

The annual budget of Russia’s capital is enough to provide Madrid with all its needs for more than 8 years.

The money would be enough to build Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior 97 times over

Photo by Shutterstock.

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