Monaco in Top Five Healthiest Cities in the World

The French Riviera is host to one of the Healthiest Cities in the World according to a new report published at BBC Online.

The city is in fact not a city but a small principality called Monaco about 15 km east of Nice on the French Riviera in the south of France.

According to the release:

Monaco’s life expectancy is 89.6 years.

Prince Albert II of Monaco has launched green initiatives, including carbon offsets for conferences held at Monaco hotels, local government agencies use a fleet of electric smart cars, electric bicycles available for rental on the street.

Monaco has the world’s highest concentration of millionaires and billionaires per capita who can make use of the health care system ranked 13 in the world in the year 2000 by the World Health Organization.

In terms of real estate, Monaco housing is made up of mostly multiple-unit residences and apartment blocks. The style can be Belle Époque to modern.

Properties in the prime areas of Monaco can cost between 35,000 and 40,000 euros per square metre and in some cases more.

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