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Kingston
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Kingston review: 47 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
31.8°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
28.2°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Kingston
45% have it

4. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
14
Tokyo: 185

5. 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.
1358 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²

6. 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.
32$
Baghdad: 0$

7. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
12.7%
Port Louis: 0%

8. 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, 2018.
0.94 million
Shanghai: 23 million

9. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Kingston
58% have it

10. 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.
Kingston
53% have it

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

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.
2
London: 13

12. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
24.4 years
Niamey: 15.2 years

13. 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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Kingston
50% have it

14. 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.
0
Kyoto: 17

15. 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, 2018.
Kingston
33% have it

16. 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, 2018.
0.46
Beijing: 0.22

17. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
51%
Riga: 55.6%

18. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
0
Moscow: 82

19. 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.
24.7°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

20. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
250$
Zurich: 5827.24$

21. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Kingston
9% have it

22. 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.
Kingston
80% have it

23. 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.
1
London: 5

24. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Kingston
55% have it

25. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
17.5%
Nassau: 0%

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