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This Italian Town Will Give You Actual Money To Just Live There

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This is Candela, a gorgeous little Italian town about 80 miles from Naples.

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The town is located in the province of Foggia and the region of Apulia — which basically means that it rains pizza and pasta there, probably every day.

Despite its charm, though, Candela has a tiny problem: it only has a population of about 2,700 people.

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In the '90s, the population was more like 8,000, so it's super underpopulated right now.

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So Nicola Gatta, Candela's mayor, came up with a plan: to pay people to live there.

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Gatta told CNN that Candela used to be known as "Little Naples" in the '60s, back when the town bustled with tourism and all kinds of business.

That's right: this Italian mayor is offering up to 2,000 euros — more than $2,300 — for you to pack your bags and just ~move to Italy.~

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Individuals who move there can receive 800 euros, couples can get 1,200 euros and families of three get between 1,500-1,800 euros. But if you have a family of four or more, you can get 2,000 euros — all the more reason to bring along Aunt Carol.

There is a catch, of course: you have to rent a house and find a job that pays at least 7,500 euros a year.

So, to recap: If you're dreaming of just ~leaving it all~ and moving to Italy, this is literally your chance.

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THIS IS A SIGN.

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Did we mention that you'd be eating Italian food like, all the time??

Plus, you'll be just an hour from the beach...

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So...any reason you're still reading this instead of packing?

This post was translated from Spanish.

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