Here are the top 20 richest places in Europe (hint: London features prominently)

West London is the richest place in the European Union says the European Commission, surprising precisely nobody.

The UK contains four of the top 20 wealthiest regions by GDP per capita, with East London the second most affluent part of Britain.

Full table below

West London had wealth 20 times higher than the poorest region in the EU, Severozapaden in northern Bulgaria in 2015, according to new data measuring relative wealth in 2015.

Rank Location (*capital region) Regional GDP per capita in proportion to EU average
1 Inner London – West (UK) 580
2 Luxembourg (LU)* 264
3 Hamburg (DE) 206
4 Bruxelles-Cap. / Brussel Hfdst. (BE)* 205
5 Bratislavský kraj (SK)* 188
6 Praha (CZ)* 178
6 Oberbayern (DE) 178
8 Île de France (FR)* 176
9 Inner London – East (UK) 175
10 Stockholm (SE)* 174
11 Noord-Holland (NL)* 164
12 Darmstadt (DE) 163
12 Hovedstaden (DK)* 163
14 Stuttgart (DE) 162
15 Bremen (DE) 159
16 North Eastern Scotland (UK) 155
16 Wien (AT)* 155
18 Utrecht (NL) 150
18 Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire (UK) 150
18 Salzburg (AT) 150

http://www.cityam.com/262028/top-20-richest-places-europe-hint-london-features



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