Muscat
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Key facts and figures

Muscat: 28 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
33.02°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
5
Tokyo: 185

3. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
28.4°C
Mecca: 32°C

4. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Muscat
44% have it

5. 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, 2017.
209.91 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²

6. 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, 2017.
0.73 million
Shanghai: 23 million

7. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
5.52$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion

8. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
23 years
Niamey: 15.2 years

9. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Muscat
57% have it

10. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2017.
0
Moscow: 82

11. 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, 2017.
3.4%
Shanghai: 22.15%

12. has mountains nearby

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Muscat
52% have it

13. 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, 2017.
0
Kyoto: 17

14. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
23.87°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

15. 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, 2017; WMO, 2017.
72.1%
Riyadh: 28%

16. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0%
Nassau: 0%

17. 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, 2017.
1
London: 5

18. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
3093.5$
Zurich: 5827.24$

19. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Muscat
55% have it

20. 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, 2017.
Muscat
79% have it

21. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; UNData, 2017.
41.3%
Riga: 55.6%

22. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2017.
4.8
Wellington: 9.5

23. male population

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; UNData, 2017.
58.7%
Doha: 67%

24. 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, 2017.
38
Brussels: 200

25. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0%
Nashville: 0%

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