74points

Athens

68points

Thessaloniki

Athens
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Athens vs Thessaloniki

Athens
Thessaloniki
74
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Athens
68
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Thessaloniki

How does Athens compare to Thessaloniki?

  • 3.9°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    23.7°Cvs19.8°C
  • 2.3°C higher average temperature
    ?

    17.5°Cvs15.2°C
  • 3 more universities
    ?

    8vs5
  • 31 more museums
    ?

    44vs13
  • 4.3% smaller humidity rate
    ?

    64%vs68.3%
  • 0.1% higher proportion of women
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    51.1%vs51%
  • Has river/s
    ?
  • 66 more public Wi-Fi spots
    ?

    130vs64

How does Thessaloniki compare to Athens?

  • 3$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    30$vs33$
  • 5.12% lower population density
    ?

    7080 people/km²vs7462 people/km²
  • 0.06million more inhabitants
    ?

    0.79 millionvs0.73 million
  • 3 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    5vs2
  • 1.3°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    10°Cvs11.3°C
  • 13 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    ?

    15vs2
  • 24 more theaters
    ?

    37vs13
  • Is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
    ?

Demographics

1.population density
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Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

7462 people/km²

7080 people/km²

2.median age of population
?

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

42.8 years

42.8 years

3.population
?

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

0.73 million

0.79 million

4.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Riga

55.6%

51.1%

51%

5.male population
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The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Doha

67%

48.9%

48%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki
2.VAT
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The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nassau

0%

23%

23%

3.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

8

5

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

17.5°C

15.2°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

23.7°C

19.8°C

3.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, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Riyadh

28%

64%

68.3%

4.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki
5.has mountains nearby
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki
6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki

Leisure

1.number of public Wi-Fi spots
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City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider internet access. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

130

64

2.number of theaters
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

140

13

37

3.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

44

13

4.number of cinemas
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

300

38

16

5.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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The World Heritage List includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Source: UNESCO, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

2

15

6.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, 2020.

Best

London

13

2

5

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

33$

30$

2.a bike sharing system
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Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Athens
Thessaloniki
3.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, 2020.

Best

London

5

1

1

General info

1.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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki
2.research institutions and think tanks
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A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2020.

Best

Moscow

112

35

35

3.has a stock exchange
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Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki
4.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki
5.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Athens
Thessaloniki

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