If you lived in Paris instead of Vatican City, you would:

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pay (unknown) more for restaurants

Vatican City
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant ?? $19.49
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
?? $13.00
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) ?? $3.72

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pay (unknown) more for groceries

Vatican City
1 loaf
?? $1.93
Local cheese (8 oz) ?? $11.66
Milk (1 gallon) ?? $5.86

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pay (unknown) more for transportation

Vatican City
Gasoline (1 gallon) ?? $7.76
Monthly public transit pass ?? $92.05
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) ?? $32,489.61

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pay (unknown) more for housing

Vatican City
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
?? $32.31
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area ?? $1,462.11
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center ?? $1,074.44

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pay (unknown) more for childcare

Vatican City
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly ?? $829.69
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters ?? $16,485.47

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pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

Vatican City
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) ?? $7.58
Cappuccino in mid-range area ?? $4.52
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
?? $13.00

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pay (unknown) more for clothing

Vatican City
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
?? $102.11
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
?? $44.38
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
?? $110.05

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