Comparing Mumbai vs Cairo

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1. Mumbai

30 Reasons why Mumbai is better

Comparing Mumbai vs Cairo

1.Significantly higher average maximum temperature
31.7°Cvs 27.8°C (Cairo)
Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
2.Noticeably higher average temperature/warmer
26.9°Cvs 21.8°C (Cairo)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
3.Measurably more inhabitants
13.92 millionvs 9.1 million (Cairo)
Cities with bigger population usually offer better employment and entertainment opportunities. Big cities attract business, are trade and cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
4.Sizably higher gross domestic product (GDP)
173.8$ billionvs 50.06$ billion (Cairo)
The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
5.Significantly cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
1.89$vs 2.36$ (Cairo)
The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2016.
6.Appreciably more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
23vs 6 (Cairo)
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2016.
7.Has smoking ban in public places
Yesvs No (Cairo)
Source: city's official website, 2016.
8.Sizably better globally connected
1.79vs 1.49 (Cairo)
The Global Cities Index is unique in that it measures global engagement of cities across five dimensions: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience and political engagement. Source: ATKearney, 2016.
9.Is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Yesvs No (Cairo)
Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
10.There are more skyscraper
because of the higher buildings
11.Much lower cost of living than most capitals
The likes of transport, eating out and general cost of living can be really expensive in capital cities e.g. London, but this place is really cheap.
12.The public transport is 24hr on the weekends
Makes it easier to stay out late and get home safely
13.Much better people
People are the friendliest in the world!
Mumbais economy is much better than UAE
girls are far more safer in mumbai than in delhi
16.National Park
There is a national park with in the city limits
18.Possesses 2 significant and modish sea ports.
mumbai sea port is the busiest and largest seaport and has an astronomical trade volume way more than karachi port. The jawahar lal nehru port in navi mumbai is one tge most modern and newest ports in asia.
19.Has more number of shopping malls and multiplexes.
U can find malls, cineplexes and multiplexes in every nook and corner of the city. There is one to be found at a walking distance no matter where u are living in bombay.
20.Sports one of the greatest skylines in the world.
It has more than 3000 high rises and is ranked number 12th in the world for having the most number of skycrapers. Has an innumerable number of over 200m mark high rises while karachi doesnt even have one.
21.Availability of world class brands.
Rolls royce, bentley, bmw,mercedes,audi and many luxurious car brands have manufacturing units here the best available in karachi being toyota. Apparel brands like tommy hilfiger, ralph lauren, hugo boss, zara, versache, vero moda easily available.
Mumbai has many skyscrapers
23.Has Lakes
Mumbai Has lakes
24.More freedom and women empowerment.
Women aren't judged by ther clothing and dressing sense. They have the right to wear a saree, salwar, pair of jeans, skirt, mini skirt, bikini. Its their line of choice and have total command unlike karachi where the conservative mindset prevails
25.Bollywood place
One of the bollywood place in mumbai
26.More luxury hotel
as a tourist spot it has many number of visitors from every where
27.Multi cultural
28.More rainfall
Because of more forestation in the city
29.It has an imax.
mumbai has an imax at [url] might not even know what imax is.
30.Its happening
Mumbai pros and cons
Mumbai advantages
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2. Cairo

17 Reasons why Cairo is better

Comparing Cairo vs Mumbai

1.Vastly less rainy days in a year
14.2vs 80.6 (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
2.Appreciably more universities
19vs 13 (Mumbai)
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
3.Substantially lower population density
17190 people/km²vs 20694 people/km² (Mumbai)
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, 2016.
4.Vastly lower unemployment rate
12%vs 23% (Mumbai)
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official stats, 2016.
5.Vastly more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
3vs 1 (Mumbai)
With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source:, 2016.
6.Has mountains nearby
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016; city's official website, 2016.
7.Significantly faster population growth
1.6%vs 0.47% (Mumbai)
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, 2016.
8.Significantly lower average minimum temperature
15.8°Cvs 22.1°C (Mumbai)
It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2016; WMO, 2016.
9.Sizably lower VAT
10%vs 12.5% (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
10.Has a public health care
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2016.
11.Is a capital city
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
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, 2016.
12.Clearly lower maximum income tax
20%vs 30% (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
13.Gambling is legal within the city
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Source: city's official website, 2016.
14.Is/was a host city of the Olympics
Yesvs No (Mumbai)
Source: Wikipedia, 2016.
15.Has Opera House
There is one big Opera theater in Cairo, Egypt and Kuwait Has not even one.
17.Has a good beach
Cairo pros and cons
Cairo advantages
Cairo disadvantages