Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
2. average temperature
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
3. number of universities
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
4. 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
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.
6. unemployment rate
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
Port Louis: 0%
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
8. 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
9. 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.
11. 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.
12. number of museums
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 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. number of billionaires
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
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.
16. 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
17. 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.
18. average salary
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
19. 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, 2018.
80% have it
20. 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.
21. has smoking ban in public places
Source: city's official website, 2018.
55% have it
Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
23. maximum income tax
Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
24. level of corruption
Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
25. Facebook users
The percentage of Facebook users among a whole city population indicates how familiar are city’s inhabitants with web 2.0 and shows how popular the social media are. Source: Socialbakers, 2018.