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Key facts and figures

Mogadishu review: 29 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
30.2°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
27.1°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Mogadishu
44% have it

4. 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.
2.86 million
Shanghai: 23 million

5. 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.
1
London: 13

6. 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.
17.8 years
Niamey: 15.2 years

7. 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

8. 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.
0.3
Beijing: 0.22

9. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
49.7%
Riga: 55.6%

10. number of billionaires

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

11. 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.
79.3%
Riyadh: 28%

12. 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.
23.9°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

13. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Mogadishu
8% have it

14. has smoking ban in public places

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

15. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
1
Wellington: 9.5

16. 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.
1.23%
Accra: 85.05%

17. murder rate

Murder rate expresses number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Lower murder rate indicates safer city and better quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
1.5
Boston: 0.12

18. male population

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
50.3%
Doha: 67%

19. number of corporate headquarters

The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2018.
0
Tokyo: 50

20. number of international embassies

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2018.
5
Brussels: 200

21. is a capital city

The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Mogadishu
52% have it

22. is/was a host city of the CSD

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, 2018.
Mogadishu
9% have it

23. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Mogadishu
58% have it

24. has river/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Mogadishu
76% have it

25. research institutions and think tanks

A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2018.
0
Moscow: 112

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