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Here's how much space $1,500 a month in rent gets you around the world

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Depending on where you live, what $1,500 in rent per month will get you looks very different.

For example, your money goes much further in Turkey than in NYC. "The size of an apartment in Istanbul equals the size of seven hypothetical Manhattan apartments you'd rent for $1,500 per month," reports listing service RENTCafé, which calculated how much space $1,500 gets you in major cities around the world.

Here are the details on 15 of the world's most expensive and popular cities, ranked in ascending order of price per square-foot.

15. Chicago

Chicago skyline.
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Chicago skyline.

Price per square-foot: $2.50
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 600

14. Washington D.C.

Washington, DC
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Washington, DC

Price per square-foot: $2.76
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 543

13. Tokyo, Japan

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Tokyo

Price per square-foot: $2.79
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 538

12. Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia

Price per square-foot: $2.79
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 537

11. Los Angeles 

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Los Angeles

Price per square-foot: $2.83
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 530

10. Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Private residential buildings, foreground, stand in the Orchard Road area of Singapore.
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Private residential buildings, foreground, stand in the Orchard Road area of Singapore.

Price per square-foot: $3.34
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 449

9. Stockholm, Sweden

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Vessels are seen on the waterfront in the old city area of Stockholm, Sweden

Price per square-foot: $3.58
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 419

8. Boston

Boston, Massachussets
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Boston, Massachussets

Price per square-foot: $4.18
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 359

7. Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva.

Price per square-foot: $4.40
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 341

6. Paris, France

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Paris

Price per square-foot: $4.67
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 321

5. Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Price per square-foot: $4.67
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 321

4. San Francisco

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San Francisco, California

Price per square-foot: $4.75
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 316

3. Zurich, Switzerland

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Zurich

Price per square-foot: $4.78
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 314

2. London, United Kingdom

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Westminster Bridge at sunset, London, UK.

Price per square-foot: $4.98
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 301

1. New York City

New York, New York
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New York, New York

Price per square-foot: $5.42
How much space you can rent for $1,500 per month: 277

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