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Paris Vs. New York -- An Animated Comparison: Tally Of Two Cities Compares Some Of The World's Biggest Metropolises (VIDEO)

09/21/2012 04:40 EDT

The tale of two cities has been condensed into one video, and it's garnering views by the thousands.

The video, simply titled Paris vs New York, is just over a minute long, but compares and contrasts everything, from culture to tipping, in the two metropolises. Though it has been up for less than a week, the video has over 215,000 views to date on the video sharing site, Vimeo.

Directed by Tony Miotto, the video is based off of the artwork of Vahram Muratyan, an author and graphic designer living between Paris and New York. According to Muratyan's site, his art is "a friendly visual match between two cities told by a lover of Paris wandering through New York."

So just how similar are NYC and the City of Lights? Check out the video, and sound off in the comment section below.