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. 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
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. female population
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
12. humidity rate
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, 2018; WMO, 2018.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. average salary
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
17. 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
18. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
9% have it
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. level of corruption
Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
21. male population
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
22. lower average price of a litre of milk
This can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living of the city. An average cheaper litre of milk may mean that the city is less expensive to live in. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.
23. number of public WiFi spots
City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2018.
St. Petersburg: 696
24. cheaper price for a McMeal or Combo Meal at McDonald's
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.
25. lower cost per litre of fuel
A city where the price of fuel is cheaper allows drivers residing in it to save money and can give a measurement to the average cost of living. This is especially important for people who drive daily. Source: numbeo.com, 2018.