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Posted: 30 December 2009 at 5:15am | IP Logged
Largest City (surface area) - Hulunbuir, China (263,953 sq.km.)
Largest City (urban area) - New York (8,683 sq. km.)
Largest Capital City (urban area) - Tokyo (6993 sq.km.)

Largest City (population) -
    City Proper - Mumbai (14 mn)
    Urban Agglomeration - Tokyo (35.7 mn)

Largest Capital City (City Proper population) - Moscow/ Seoul (Both have approx. 10.5 mn people)

Most Densely Populated City/ Capital City - Dhaka (45,508 people/ sq.km.)

Richest City (GDP) - Tokyo (US$ 1191 bn)

Richest City (Per Capita Income) - Copenhagen

Richest City (Purchasing Power Parity) - Zurich

Smallest Capital City (population) -
1. Adamstown, Pitcairns Island (48) (British Dependency)
2. Ngerulmud, Palau (391) (Newest Sovereign Country)
Note - 391 people live in the whole state of Melekeok in which Ngerulmud is just one village.
Interestingly the Capitol building of Palau located in Ngerulmud is modelled somewhat after the US Capitol.

Oldest continuosly inhabited City - Damascus (Syria)

Some cities where most of the population of the country resides (city states like Singapore, Monaco, etc. are not considered) -
Ulan Bator (Mongolia) - 1,068,000 people of the total population of 2,671,000
Alofi (Niue) - 581 people of the total population of 1400
Stanley (Falkland Islands) - 2,115 people of the total population of 3,150
Koror (Palau) - 14000 of the total of 20000 Palauans reside in Koror
Paramaribo (Suriname) - About 243,000 people out of a total of 472,000
And of course we have Adamstown where the whole population of Pitcairns Island lives.


Note: The population figures may vary depending on the source one refers to.

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Posted: 30 December 2009 at 5:43pm | IP Logged
Interesting post! Thanks for sharing!

I knew a few facts like the ones about Tokyo, Mumbai, and Zurich.

Zurich is also one of the most beautiful cities in the world!

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awesome thread....

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very informative post!!! thanks for sharing..

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Posted: 03 January 2010 at 4:14pm | IP Logged
Oh, what happened to England.?

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Posted: 04 January 2010 at 6:15am | IP Logged
Originally posted by P1nk

Oh, what happened to England.?
Ummm... what about it?? Confused

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Posted: 04 January 2010 at 9:39am | IP Logged
Originally posted by souro

Originally posted by P1nk

Oh, what happened to England.?
Ummm... what about it?? Confused


England is intersting and its not in the intersting list, so Im worried. sigh =(

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Posted: 18 January 2010 at 9:12am | IP Logged
some interesting cities there

nice topic

Pink im with u on that one
im wondering why Scotland isnt on the list
its an interesting country full of great cities

i mean scotland full of scenery, mideviel history awesome sights etc


Edited by baz786 - 18 January 2010 at 10:11am

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