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London

89points

Tehran

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London vs Tehran

London
Tehran

How does London compare to Tehran?

  • 44.82% lower population density
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    5518 people/km²vs10000 people/km²
  • 2 461.92$ higher average salary
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    2 773.00$vs311.08$
  • 1.38million more inhabitants
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    9.78 millionvs8.4 million
  • 498.8$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    565$ billion vs66.2$ billion
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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  • 10 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    13vs3
  • 5.6°C lower average minimum temperature
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    7.5°Cvs13.1°C
  • 3 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
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    4vs1

How does Tehran compare to London?

  • 8°C higher average maximum temperature
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    23.2°Cvs15.2°C
  • 7.1°C higher average temperature
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    18.1°Cvs11°C
  • 151.41$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    15$vs166.41$
  • 1 511.69$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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    633.44$vs2145.13$
  • 29 more universities
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    50vs21
  • Has mountains nearby
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  • 2.98$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    0.22$vs3.2$
  • 11% lower VAT
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    9%vs20%

Demographics

1.population density

5518 people/km²

10000 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
2.population

9.78 million

8.4 million

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, 2021.
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, 2021.

Quality of living

1.has public health care
London
Tehran
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
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, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
4.average salary

2 773.00$

311.08$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
5.gross domestic product (GDP)

565$ billion

66.2$ billion

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, 2021.
6.VAT

20%

9%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of milk may indicate that the city is less expensive compared to other cities. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of fuel is especially important for residents who drive daily around the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
Analyzing the price variations for the same product in different markets is a way of measuring the purchasing power parity and the strength of different currencies.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
London
Tehran
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
London
Tehran
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
London
Tehran
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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
8.humidity rate

92.3%

43.6%

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, 2021; WMO, 2021.
9.has river/s
London
Tehran
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
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, 2021.
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
2.has a bike-sharing system
London
Tehran
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2021.
4.has a stock exchange
London
Tehran
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
5.is a capital city
London
Tehran
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.

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