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Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?

Being single, I think it would be hard to find someone to date outside of work. For couples and families, there really isn't much to do. - Oct 29, 2017
Not a lot to do - definitely better for families. - Oct 18, 2017
Families with teenagers would struggle as teens cannot drive until age 18 and there aren't entertainment options that a teen is used to. Giving birth is not something I would want to experience there (most women return home for deliver) and I was glad not have a small infant who may need care not readily available. Couples would have each other to lean on for acclimation yet singles always find other fun people that share their interests. Isolating oneself would not be advisable as it already felt like living on an island, kind of quarantined, trapped in the capital without regional travel of any interest or safety, so having friendships or family is very important. - Aug 2, 2015
Good for anyone who likes staying home and doesn't care to travel much. - Jul 7, 2013