Freetown
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Key facts and figures

Freetown: 20 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
29.93°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
26.87°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Freetown
44% have it

4. population

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, 2017.
1.2 million
Shanghai: 23 million

5. number of billionaires

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

6. 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.
1.5%
Shanghai: 22.15%

7. 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.
0
Kyoto: 17

8. income inequalities

The Gini coefficient is a measure of dispersion, in this case used to show the variation in income. A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality. A Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality. Lower income inequalities indicate a more equal distribution of wealth and better opportunities for the average citizen. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0.42
Beijing: 0.22

9. 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.
23.81°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

10. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
15%
Nassau: 0%

11. 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.
1
London: 5

12. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2017.
2.5
Wellington: 9.5

13. number of international embassies

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2017.
12
Brussels: 200

14. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
30%
Nashville: 0%

15. 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.
Freetown
52% have it

16. has river/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Freetown
76% have it

17. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
Freetown
58% have it

18. minimum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0%
Montpellier: 0%

19. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Freetown
69% have it

20. hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants

City with higher number of beds per 1000 inhabitants is able to provide healthcare to more people and usually has better developed health care system. Source: , 2017
0.4
Madrid: 327

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