64points

Beirut

71points

Marrakesh

Beirut
Marrakesh
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27 facts in comparison

Beirut vs Marrakesh

Beirut
Marrakesh
64
points
Beirut
71
points
Marrakesh

How does Beirut compare to Marrakesh?

  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 16 more universities
    ?

    17vs1
  • 10% lower VAT
    ?

    10%vs20%
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
    ?
  • 3.4% higher proportion of women
    ?

    54.1%vs50.7%
  • Has a stock exchange
    ?
  • Is a capital city
    ?

How does Marrakesh compare to Beirut?

  • 3.5°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    27.7°Cvs24.2°C
  • 0.1°C higher average temperature
    ?

    20.8°Cvs20.7°C
  • 1.1% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    8.9%vs10%
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 4 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    ?

    6vs2
  • 3.2°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    14°Cvs17.2°C
  • Has river/s
    ?
  • 8 more prestigious think tanks
    ?

    11vs3

Demographics

1.female population

54.1%

50.7%

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

45.9%

49.2%

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

Quality of living

1.unemployment rate

10%

8.9%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.number of universities

17

1

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.has a public health care
Beirut
Marrakesh
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.VAT

10%

20%

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

Environment

1.average maximum temperature

24.2°C

27.7°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
2.average temperature

20.7°C

20.8°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
3.has a seaside beach
Beirut
Marrakesh
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.has lake/s
Beirut
Marrakesh
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.has mountains nearby
Beirut
Marrakesh
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.
6.average minimum temperature

17.2°C

14°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Leisure

1.sports facilities (stadiums, arenas with 20,000+ seats)

2

6

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.
2.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Beirut
Marrakesh
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Beirut
Marrakesh
Source: Wikipedia, 2020
4.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Beirut
Marrakesh
Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.is/was a host city of the CSD
Beirut
Marrakesh
Christopher Street Day is an annual European LGBT celebration and demonstration held in various cities across Europe for the rights of LGBT people, and against discrimination and exclusion. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
6.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
Beirut
Marrakesh
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Transportation

1.has a bike-sharing system
Beirut
Marrakesh
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
2.number of airports

1

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Beirut
Marrakesh
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.
2.research institutions and think tanks

3

11

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.
3.has a stock exchange
Beirut
Marrakesh
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.is a capital city
Beirut
Marrakesh
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.Gambling is legal within the city
Beirut
Marrakesh
Source: city's official website, 2020.

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