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European Cities with the Biggest Economies

Name the European urban areas with the largest economies.
Urban area, not city proper. According to the Brookings Institute, 2014.
We filled in three metros that don't have a dominant city
Number represents the GDP of the portion of the city that is in Europe
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First submittedJune 18, 2016
Last updatedNovember 4, 2018
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GDP
City
$836 bil
London
$715 bil
Paris
$553 bil
Moscow
$485 bil
Rhine-Ruhr Area
$321 bil
Amsterdam / Rotterdam
$312 bil
Milan
$262 bil
Madrid
$254 bil
Brussels
GDP
City
$230 bil
Frankfurt
$220 bil
Munich
$219 bil
Istanbul
$184 bil
Vienna / Bratislava
$171 bil
Barcelona
$163 bil
Rome
$161 bil
Hamburg
$158 bil
Berlin
GDP
City
$158 bil
Stuttgart
$143 bil
Stockholm
$141 bil
Warsaw
$137 bil
Karlsruhe
$130 bil
Athens
$127 bil
Copenhagen / Malmö
$122 bil
Silesia
$121 bil
Birmingham
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level 72
Jun 18, 2016
Istanbul? It comes in at $349 billion in the world quiz, and most of that city, including its city center, is in Europe.
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level 71
Jun 19, 2016
I was wondering if Istanbul makes the list
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level ∞
Jun 20, 2016
Thanks. At first I thought most of the population was on the Asian side, but apparently 2/3rds is on the European side. I added Istanbul to the list, dividing their GDP figure by 2/3rds.
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level 72
Jun 21, 2016
Dividing or multiplying?
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level ∞
Jun 21, 2016
Multiplying :)
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level 57
Aug 21, 2016
Constantinople is European, when is became Istanbul, Europe rejects it.
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level 45
Aug 22, 2016
I don't really think that's correct is it now!
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level 25
Aug 20, 2018
Thanks for that... only one I missed! >:(
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level 70
Jun 18, 2016
Why is Karlsruhe already given? As far as I know, it is a city and not a region or industrial area...
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level 76
Jun 18, 2016
If I'm reading http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Research/Files/Reports/2012/11/30%20global%20metro%20monitor/30%20global%20monitor%20appendixc.pdf right, "Karlsruhe" is what Brookings now calls the Rhein-Neckar metro area, which is weird because https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhine-Neckar omits Karlsruhe from that metro area.
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level ∞
Jun 20, 2016
The Brookings institute is giving the urban area a population of 3 million. The city of Karlsruhe only has a population of around 300,000.
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level 58
Aug 13, 2016
So wouldn't that be a slight typing mistake? :)
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level 69
Jul 19, 2019
What's in Karlsruhe anyway? A federal court and a pretty park. If I think about economy, Ludwigshafen comes to mind with its giant BASF plant... Mannheim maybe.
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level 76
Jun 18, 2016
You left out Munich ($220 bil) and Hamburg ($161 bil).
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level ∞
Jun 20, 2016
Fixed!
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level 61
Aug 21, 2016
Damn Berlin! 20/21
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level 35
Aug 15, 2019
Same here. I can't believe I just missed one and it was Berlin.
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level 61
Aug 22, 2016
Bratislava is not accepted for Vienna /Bratislava.
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level ∞
Aug 22, 2016
Fixed
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level 46
Sep 14, 2016
And once again I forgot that the Netherlands and Belgium existed. This is getting sad...especially since there was a Dutch foreign exchange student in my choir class all year one time, and also I have some Dutch ancestors.
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level 66
Mar 28, 2017
So much Germany
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level 69
Sep 14, 2017
and yet never at the top...
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level 32
Mar 20, 2018
because Germany spreads over several cities. uk only has London at the top because thats where almost all business is done
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level 70
Mar 31, 2018
I got Birmingham but I was surprised to see the vestiges of the industrial revolution here. London is of course the center of everything - effectively, it's the UK/European equivalent of NYC's financial power plus the political center of DC plus the entertainment industry of LA and the transportation hub of Chicago, all in one place. Really, it's a little surprising to me that more economic activity doesn't spill over into the secondary cities of the UK.
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level 52
Jan 10, 2019
What is urban area? In a different quiz, it was about population. In that quiz Rotterdam was put together with The Hague, outranking Amsterdam. Now in this quiz Amsterdam and Rotterdam are put together. You might aswell just put the Netherlands there, as it's one big urban area then.
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level 23
May 17, 2019
agh, always forget it is brussels and not brussel.