10 Richest Cities In The World

There are a lot of places in the world that would outshine most of the others in terms of economic growth and riches. These are the cities that would make it in the traveling bucket lists of most people who want to travel the world. Though the country that these cities belong to are already quite wealthy and lots of their neighboring cities are also quite well to do, these cities still stand apart as the richest cities in the world.

1. Tokyo, Japan

tokyo, the richest city in the world

As one of the most popular cities in South East Asia, Tokyo tops the list of richest cities in the world. What once was a simple fishing village in Edo is now the richest city with a GDP of about $1,520 billion.

2. New York, USA

new york is one of the richest cities in the world

Who would not know about New York? The city that never sleeps makes it as the second of the richest cities in the world. Its main industries include publishing, real estate, and who could ever forget its big reputation in finances? New York has a GDP of $1,210 billion.

3. Los Angeles, USA

los angeles is one of the richest cities in america

Los Angeles is and will be for ages to come, the home of everything Hollywood. This is exactly why it is not a mystery that this city is practically a gold mine. It has a GDP of $789.7 billion.

4. Seoul, South Korea

seoul, one of the richest cities in asia

Credited as the first ever city in East Asia to have water, power, and a telephone system at the same time, Seoul has steadily rose in wealth and has become one of the richest cities in the world with a GDP of $779.3 billion.

5. London, England

london, one of the cities in the world with lots of old money

What kind of rich sophisticated list would this be if it did not involve England? Yes, London makes it in this list with a GDP of $731.2 billion.

6. Paris, France

paris, one of the richest cities in europe

The city of love joins this list as the sixth in all the richest cities in the world. The biggest industry in such a beautiful city is tourism and it has a GDP of $669.2 billion.

7. Osaka, Japan

osaka, one of the richest cities in japan

Another proud city of Japan, Osaka makes it as seventh in this list with a stunning $654.8 billion GDP.

8. Chicago, USA

chicago, one of the richest cities in america

The windy city comes eighth in the list of richest cities in the world with its GDP of $524.6 billion.

9. Moscow, Russia

moscow, the richest city in russia

The Russian city of Moscow is also without a doubt one of the richest cities in the world both economically and historically. Its main productions include food and chemical industries. It has a GDP of $520.1 billion.

10. Shanghai, China

shanghai, a very rich asian city

Coming in 10th and having a GDP of $516.5 billion is China’s very own Shanghai. It is a very popular city with a booming tourism industry. It is also into oil and steel industries.

These ten cities top the list for the richest cities in the world. Though there are so many other countries out there that can boast of a booming economy, these ten really do stand at the top and have no sign of coming down anytime soon.

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