Which Country Has the Cheapest Gas?

The cheapest gas prices can be found in Venezuela. The government subsidizes the cost of gasoline, so drivers can expect to pay about 19 cents (in American currency) per gallon (about 5 cents per liter). The Saudi Arabian government subsidizes gasoline as well, resulting in gas costing about 61 cents per gallon (about 16 cents per liter).

More gas facts:

  • The United States consumes the most gasoline of any country, about 386 million gallons (1.46 gigaliters) each year.

  • Some of the highest gas prices can be found in Europe due to high fuel taxes. Some average prices include $7.38 USD per gallon ($1.95 USD per liter) in Belgium and $9.24 USD per gallon ($2.44 USD per liter) in Turkey.

  • The most expensive gas in the world can be found in Eritrea in Africa, where gas costs about $9.58 USD per gallon ($2.53 USD per liter).

More Info: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) ; Wikipedia

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anon308136

Why can't the U.S. have cheap gas too?

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