France tops ranking as best place in the world to live, according to International Living magazine

France is the World’s Best Place to Live, according to International Living magazine’s, topping the list for the fifth consecutive year.

IL’s 2010 Quality of Life Index surveyed almost 200 countries across nine categories, including cost of living, health, culture and leisure, environment, safety and risk and culture and leisure. According to IL publisher Jackie Flynn, France scores high marks across the board, from health care (100 points) to infrastructure (92 points) to its safety rating (100 points). But the main appeal of living in France, she says, is arguably its overall lifestyle.

For details about the magazine’s 2010 Quality of Life Index, please visit

Dernière modification : 08/01/2010

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