Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
2. average temperature
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
3. 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, 2018.
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²
4. number of universities
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
5. cost of the monthly public transport ticket
Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's public transport website, 2018.
Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Shanghai: 23 million
7. unemployment rate
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
Port Louis: 0%
8. has lake/s
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
58% have it
9. 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.
53% have it
10. gross domestic product (GDP)
The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.
12. 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, 2018.
13. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
The average price of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center shows how much of your salary would be allocated in rent expenses, and is an indicator of the cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.
14. 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, 2018.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
16. female population
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
17. 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, 2018.
18. 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.
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C
19. average salary
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
20. lower cost of one single transportation ticket
A cheaper single ticket will allow you to move through the city for less money. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, it will help your economy. Source: Official city's public transport website, 2018.
21. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
9% have it
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, 2018.