BerlinCape Town
Top 14%1,329 points
Top 14%
Top 41%921 points
Top 41%
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Population
Number of cities
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
315 cities
1.92 million - 3.83 million
NaN% of all citiesYes
No
population
population density
average temperature
gross domestic product (GDP)
VAT
rainy days
3.51
million
3.5
million
Shanghai
23 million
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Berlin vs Cape Town: 39 facts in comparison

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
13.4°C
Mecca: 38.1°C
22°C
181
0

2. rainy days

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
101.2
大阪市: 1
103.6
168
0

3. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
8
Tokyo: 185
3
159
0

4. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
9.6°C
Mecca: 31.3°C
16.7°C
158
0

5. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
44% have it
146
0

6. population density

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, 2017.
3900 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²
1400 people/km²
139
0

7. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
12.2%
порт-Луї: 0%
19.4%
135
0

8. population

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, 2017.
3.51 million
Shanghai: 23 million
3.5 million
129
0

9. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
94.7$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion
103$ billion
118
0

10. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
56% have it
113
0

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

With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2017.
2
London: 13
4
110
0

12. a bike sharing system

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
Berlin
27% have it
108
0

13. has mountains nearby

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
51% have it
102
0

14. Big Mac Index

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, 2017.
4.93$
Calcutta: 1.89$
2.87$
100
0

15. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2017.
2
Moscow: 82
0
96
0

16. annual population growth

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, 2017.
0.038%
Shanghai: 22.15%
0.8%
95
0

17. UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

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, 2017.
3
Kyoto: 17
0
95
0

18. 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, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Berlin
47% have it
90
0

19. 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, 2017; WMO, 2017.
81.1%
Ріяд: 28%
77.7%
90
0

20. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
5.9°C
乌兰巴托: -7.01°C
11.4°C
86
0

21. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
19%
拿騷: 0%
14%
84
0

22. 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, 2017.
2
London: 5
1
77
0

23. Didn't have a major natural disaster (tornado, earthquake, flood) during last 100 years

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
29% have it
77
0

24. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
53% have it
75
0

25. 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, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
81% have it
70
0

26. female population

There's an oversupply of female population which can be good for single men. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
50.8%
Riga: 55.6%
52.41%
69
0

27. male population

There's an oversupply of male population which can be good for single women. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
49.2%
Doha: 67%
47.59%
68
0

28. 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, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
65% have it
54
0

29. is/was a host city of the CSD

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, 2017.
Berlin
13% have it
54
0

30. 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, 2017.
7
Moscow: 112
4
52
0

31. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
42%
Нешвілл: 0%
40%
50
0

32. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Berlin
Cape Town
68% have it
47
0

33. has river/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Berlin
73% have it
46
0

34. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
Berlin
67% have it
44
0

35. ethnic groups

More different ethnic groups are the source of more diverse society but also give higher possibility of social tensions. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
6
Shenzhen: 56
4
43
0

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