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Baku review: 40 facts and highlights

Baku
Baku

Why is Baku better than the average?

  • Population density
    1000 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Number of universities
    33vs9.78
  • Unemployment rate
    5.4%vs10.24%
  • Population
    2.8 millionvs1.53 million
  • Median age of population
    31.3 yearsvs31.61 years
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
    1vs0.54
  • Income inequalities
    0.33vs0.41
  • Average minimum temperature
    12°Cvs13.23°C

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Demographics

1.median age of population

31.3 years

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

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15.2 years

2.population density

1000 people/km²

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, 2018.

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8.03 people/km²

3.population

2.8 million

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.

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Shanghai

23 million

4.annual population growth

0.03%

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, 2018.

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Shanghai

22.15%

5.ethnic groups

5

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.

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56

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Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Baku

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

2.income inequalities

0.33

The Gini coefficient is a measure of dispersion, in this case used to show the variation in income. A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality. A Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality. Lower income inequalities indicate a more equal distribution of wealth and better opportunities for the average citizen. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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0.22

3.number of universities

33

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

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Tokyo

185

4.VAT

18%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Nassau

0%

5.unemployment rate

5.4%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

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Port Louis

0%

6.average salary

657$

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

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5827.24$

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Environment

1.average temperature

15.1°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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32°C

2.average maximum temperature

18.1°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
Baku

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

4.has lake/s
Baku

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

5.has mountains nearby
Baku

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.

6.average minimum temperature

12°C

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

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Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

1

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, 2018.

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Kyoto

17

2.number of museums

7

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

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London

240

3.number of public WiFi spots

4

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2018.

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St. Petersburg

696

4.number of cinemas

9

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

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Berlin

300

5.number of theaters

6

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

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Berlin

140

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

1

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

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London

13

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Transportation

1.number of airports

1

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

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London

5

2.length of subway per 100,000 inhabitants

0km

The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Phoenix

32km

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General info

1. more sister cities

13

Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.

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London

104

2. wider total surface of the city

2130sq km

It can be nice to live in big cities, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

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Dubai City

4114sq km

3.number of international embassies

33

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

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Brussels

200

4.has a stock exchange
Baku

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

5.level of corruption

2.4

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

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Wellington

9.5

6.is a capital city
Baku

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.

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