93points

Moscow

86points

New York

91points

Tehran

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Moscow vs New York vs Tehran

Moscow
New York
Tehran
Moscow
New York
Tehran
93
points
86
points
91
points

Why is Moscow better than New York & Tehran?

  • Population density
    5000 people/km²vs10194,10000 people/km²
  • Average minimum temperature
    2.1°Cvs8.8,13.1°C
  • cheaper price for a McMeal or Combo Meal at McDonald's
    5.36$vs8,5.39$
  • Is/was a host city of the Olympics
  • Is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup

Why is New York better than Moscow & Tehran?

  • Is a Top 50 World Festival host
  • Is/was a host city of the Grand Slam

Why is Tehran better than Moscow & New York?

  • Average maximum temperature
    23.2°Cvs9.6,17.1°C
  • Average temperature
    18.1°Cvs5.8,12.7°C
  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    15$vs32.78,116.5$
  • Has mountains nearby
  • cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    559.12$vs1000.36,3001.28$
  • Humidity rate
    43.6%vs76.7,68%
  • VAT
    5%vs18,8.8%
  • Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti
    0.22$vs0.89,2.75$

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

5000 people/km²

10194 people/km²

10000 people/km²

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, 2019.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2.population

11.8 million

8.5 million

8.4 million

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, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

3.annual population growth

2.5%

0.9%

1.1%

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, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center

1000.36$

3001.28$

559.12$

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, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

2.has a public health care
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2019.

3.number of universities

60

18

50

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

185

4.gross domestic product (GDP)

286.6$ billion

1280$ billion

66.2$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

5.VAT

18%

8.8%

5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

6. lower average price of a litre of milk

1.1$

1.02$

0.75$

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, 2019.

Best

Antananarivo

0.49$

Environment

1.average temperature

5.8°C

12.7°C

18.1°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

9.6°C

17.1°C

23.2°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

3.humidity rate

76.7%

68%

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, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Riyadh

28%

4.has a seaside beach
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

5.has mountains nearby
Moscow
New York
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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

6.has smoking ban in public places
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

3

1

1

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, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

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

3

3

3

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2019.

Best

London

13

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

5.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Source: Wikipedia, 2019

6.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Every year the city is host to a festival included in the list of the top 50 World Festivals. A well-known festival shows a better cultural and entertainment agenda and attracts a bigger number of tourists. Source: Escapenormal.com, 2019.

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

32.78$

116.5$

15$

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's public transport website, 2019.

Best

Baghdad

0$

2.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

0.89$

2.75$

0.22$

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, 2019.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

3.a bike sharing system
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.number of airports

3

3

2

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

London

5

General info

1.number of billionaires

82

39

0

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

Moscow

82

2.has a stock exchange
Moscow
New York
Tehran

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

3.is a capital city
Moscow
New York
Tehran

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, 2019.

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