Comparing Mumbai vs Cairo

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1. Mumbai

24 Reasons why Mumbai is better

Comparing Mumbai vs Cairo

1.Appreciably higher average maximum temperature
31.7°Cvs 27.8°C (Cairo)
Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2015; WMO, 2015.
2.Notably higher average temperature/warmer
26.9°Cvs 21.8°C (Cairo)
Source: Wikipedia, 2015; WMO, 2015.
3.Appreciably more inhabitants
13.92 millionvs 9.1 million (Cairo)
Cities with bigger population usually offer better employment and entertainment opportunities. Big cities attract business, are trade and cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
4.Appreciably higher gross domestic product (GDP)
173.8$ billionvs 50.06$ billion (Cairo)
The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
5.Significantly better globally connected
1.79vs 1.49 (Cairo)
The Global Cities Index is unique in that it measures global engagement of cities across five dimensions: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience and political engagement. Source: ATKearney, 2015.
6.Substantially cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
1.89$vs 2.36$ (Cairo)
The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2015.
7.Has smoking ban in public places
Yesvs No (Cairo)
Source: city's official website, 2015.
8.Appreciably more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
23vs 6 (Cairo)
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2015.
9.Is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Yesvs No (Cairo)
Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
10.There are more skyscraper
because of the higher buildings
11.Much lower cost of living than most capitals
The likes of transport, eating out and general cost of living can be really expensive in capital cities e.g. London, but this place is really cheap.
12.The public transport is 24hr on the weekends
Makes it easier to stay out late and get home safely
13.Much better people
People are the friendliest in the world!
Mumbais economy is much better than UAE
15.National Park
There is a national park with in the city limits
girls are far more safer in mumbai than in delhi
17.More rainfall
Because of more forestation in the city
Mumbai has many skyscrapers
20.Has Lakes
Mumbai Has lakes
21.More luxury hotel
as a tourist spot it has many number of visitors from every where
22.Multi cultural
23.Its happening
24.Bollywood place
One of the bollywood place in mumbai
Mumbai pros and cons
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2. Cairo

18 Reasons why Cairo is better

Comparing Cairo vs Mumbai

1.Distinctly less rainy days in a year
14.2vs 80.6 (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2015; WMO, 2015.
2.Vastly lower unemployment rate
12%vs 23% (Mumbai)
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2015; city's official stats, 2015.
3.Explicitly more universities
19vs 13 (Mumbai)
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
4.Explicitly lower population density
17190 people/km²vs 20694 people/km² (Mumbai)
Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but the extent to which this is the case depends on factors like quality of housing and infrastructure and access to resources. Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
5.Has mountains nearby
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2015; city's official website, 2015.
6.Substantially more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
3vs 1 (Mumbai)
With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source:, 2015.
7.Vastly lower maximum income tax
20%vs 30% (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
8.Sizably faster population growth
1.6%vs 0.47% (Mumbai)
Population growth is the change in a population over time. The higher the growth the more dynamic society feels. Growth of population can be connected with economic, cultural and social development of the city, which attracts more and more people who want to live in it. Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
9.Has a public health care
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2015.
10.Is/was a host city of the Olympics
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
11.Distinctly lower VAT
10%vs 12.5% (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
12.Measurably less people infected with HIV
0.1%vs 0.3% (Mumbai)
Bigger HIV infected population indicates bigger risk of infection and generally, worse health care and prevention system. Source: WHO, 2015.
13.Notably lower average minimum temperature
15.8°Cvs 22.1°C (Mumbai)
It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2015; WMO, 2015.
14.Is a capital city
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2015.
15.Gambling is legal within the city
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Source: city's official website, 2015.
16.Has Opera House
There is one big Opera theater in Cairo, Egypt and Kuwait Has not even one.
17.Has a good beach
Cairo pros and cons
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