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World's Richest Cities

According to the Swiss bank UBS, ranking was based on the purchasing power of gross wages of an average employee based in a city. Prosperity was measured by dividing the average annual income by the total price of an UBS basket of goods and services. Since, working hours are not uniform across the world, UBS based its ranking on purchasing power based on hourly wages and not annual income. Zurich

Cartagena Colombia

Cartagena de Indias is a large Caribbean beach resort city on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region and capital of BolĂ­var Department. The city had a population of 892,545 as of the 2005 census, making it the fifth-largest city in Colombia and giving the Cartagena urban area the status of fifth-largest urban area in Colombia. Cartagena is a centre of economic activity in the Caribbean, as well a popular tourist destination. Cartagena Colombia

Dubrovnik Old Town Croatia

Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations on the Adriatic, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its population was 43,770 in 2001, down from 49,728 in 1991. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Dubrovnik Old Town Croatia