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Praia: 41 facts and highlights

1. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
2
Tokyo: 185

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
25°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

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

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, 2017.
1255 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²

5. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
13.1%
Port Louis: 0%

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.
0.0509 million
Shanghai: 23 million

7. 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.
23.1 years
Niamey: 15.2 years

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

With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2017.
0
London: 13

9. has lake/s

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

10. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
3
London: 240

11. 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, 2017.
Praia
31% have it

12. number of billionaires

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

13. 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.
1.43%
Shanghai: 22.15%

14. has mountains nearby

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

15. 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.
1
Kyoto: 17

16. 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, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Praia
49% have it

17. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0.15%
Nassau: 0%

18. 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

19. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Praia
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.
Praia
79% have it

21. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; UNData, 2017.
48.5%
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.
5.5
Wellington: 9.5

23. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
Praia
8% have it

24. male population

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; UNData, 2017.
51.5%
Doha: 67%

25. number of corporate headquarters

The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2017.
0
Tokyo: 50

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