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Cologne

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Cologne review: 37 facts and highlights

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Cologne

How does Cologne compare to the average?

  • Population density
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    2500 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Unemployment rate
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    8.6%vs10.24%
  • Average salary
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    2 686.00$vs1 710.59$
  • Number of museums
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    30vs17.46
  • Average minimum temperature
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    5.8°Cvs13.22°C
  • Female population
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    51%vs50.91%
  • Number of theaters
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    13vs11.05
  • Number of cinemas
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    19vs15.62

Demographics

1.population density
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Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2500 people/km²

2.median age of population
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Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Niamey

15.2 years

42 years

3.population
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Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

1.03 million

4.annual population growth rate
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The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Shanghai

22.15%

0.83%

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

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Riga

55.6%

51%

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

Best

Doha

67%

49%

Quality of living

1.average salary
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 686.00$

2.gross domestic product (GDP)
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.

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New York

1280$ billion

45.05$ billion

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

8.6%

4.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Tokyo

185

7

5.maximum income tax
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Nashville

0%

45%

6.Big Mac Index
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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, 2020.

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Agra

1.89$

4.93$

Environment

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

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Mecca

32°C

10.3°C

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

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Mecca

38.2°C

14.8°C

3.humidity rate
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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, 2020; WMO, 2020.

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Riyadh

28%

75%

4.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

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Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

5.8°C

5.has river/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Cologne
6.level of air pollution (Air Quality Index)
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Low level of air pollution has a good influence on people’s health and quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mesa

13

38.94

Leisure

1.number of theaters
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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Berlin

140

13

2.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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London

240

30

3.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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Berlin

300

19

4.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

1

5.is/was a host city of the CSD
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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.

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6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020

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Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

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Baghdad

0$

100$

2.a bike sharing system
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Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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

Best

London

5

1

4.length of subway per 100,000 inhabitants
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The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Phoenix

32km

0km

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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.

Cologne
2.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

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New York

103

0

3.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

San José, Costa Rica

Cologne
4.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

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