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Beirut
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Beirut review: 32 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
24.2°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
20.7°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Beirut
45% have it

4. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
17
Tokyo: 185

5. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
10%
Port Louis: 0%

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.
Beirut
53% have it

7. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
3.57$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion

8. 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.
2
London: 13

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.
Beirut
50% have it

10. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
3
Moscow: 82

11. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
54.1%
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.
17.2°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

13. 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.
Beirut
80% have it

14. 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

15. has smoking ban in public places

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

16. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
10%
Nassau: 0%

17. maximum income tax

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

18. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
2.5
Wellington: 9.5

19. male population

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
45.9%
Doha: 67%

20. 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.
62
Brussels: 200

21. 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.
Beirut
53% have it

22. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Beirut
58% have it

23. research institutions and think tanks

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, 2018.
3
Moscow: 112

24. minimum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
2%
Montpellier: 0%

25. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Beirut
70% have it

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