8 Most Expensive Cities in the World

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Paris, France

It’s not surprising that the city of love and the capital of France sits high in the list of 9 most expensive cities in the world. Being one of the most charming cities to live in, you have to have a large bank account to afford living here.

Being one of the most expensive cities in the world doesn’t mean that people don’t try and make a life for themselves here. There are over 2.2 million people within the city, which is around 18% of the entire French population. The capital of fashion, art, love and food, Paris has many reasons why it can charge visitors and residents extortionate prices for living.



Twice a year it holds the famous Paris fashion week that thousands of significant people in the fashion world attend. Also for the average art lover, there is a huge amount of art and history to visit and explore. In 2012, Paris had a GDP of $760 billion, which is a third of the entire French GDP. No surprises that Paris holds the headquarters of more than 30 Fortune 500 companies.

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Paris is so impressive and wealthy, it has been ranked as one of most expensive regions in Europe.



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