Ashgabat
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Key facts and figures

Ashgabat review: 28 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
23.8°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
17.1°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
21
Tokyo: 185

4. cost of the monthly public transport ticket

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's public transport website, 2018.
2.5$
Baghdad: 0$

5. population

Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
0.65 million
Shanghai: 23 million

6. has mountains nearby

There are mountains at a distance of maximum 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the city. Mountains are considered to have an elevation of at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft). Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Ashgabat
53% have it

7. sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.
4
London: 13

8. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
25.8 years
Niamey: 15.2 years

9. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Ashgabat
50% have it

10. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
5
London: 240

11. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
50.1%
Riga: 55.6%

12. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
11.2°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

13. humidity rate

Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
55%
Riyadh: 28%

14. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
290$
Zurich: 5827.24$

15. has a public health care

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2018.
Ashgabat
80% have it

16. number of airports

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
1
London: 5

17. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Ashgabat
55% have it

18. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
20%
Nassau: 0%

19. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
30%
Nashville: 0%

20. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
1.6
Wellington: 9.5

21. male population

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
49.9%
Doha: 67%

22. number of international embassies

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2018.
30
Brussels: 200

23. is a capital city

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, 2018.
Ashgabat
53% have it

24. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
6
Berlin: 140

25. ethnic groups

More different ethnic groups are the source of more diverse society but also give higher possibility of social tensions. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
10
Shenzhen: 56

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