4 Cities Where People Live The Longest

January 12, 2015 11:28 AM

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4 Cities Where People Live The Longest

Nearly a century ago, the average lifespan across the world was a mere 31 years old. Today, people are living longer, healthier lives, and in some countries, like Japan, Iceland, and Italy, men and women alike are living past 80 years old.

Advancements in health-care, the overall decline of tobacco use and the rise of safer living conditions have all helped us collectively live longer. However, there are some cities and towns where becoming a centenarian isn’t an anomaly – it’s a cultural rite of passage.

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