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.
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 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.
52% 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. 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.
49% have it
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. 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.
32% have it
14. number of museums
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
16. 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.
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. 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.
20. average salary
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
21. 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.
79% have it
22. has smoking ban in public places
Source: city's official website, 2018.
55% have it
Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
24. maximum income tax
Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
25. level of corruption
Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.