20 photos that show where world leaders live


Everyone knows about the White House, but where do the rest of the world's leaders live?

Unsurprisingly, the world's most powerful people live in luxurious homes befitting their positions. These palaces and abodes are equipped with everything from helipads to priceless works of art.

From the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, where Japan's Emperor Akihito lives, to Paris' Elysee Palace, where French President François Hollande resides, here are the lavish residences of 12 world leaders.

Talia Avakian contributed reporting to an earlier version of this article.

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