Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
2. number of universities
Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
3. average temperature
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
4. has a seaside beach
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
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, 2018.
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²
6. unemployment rate
Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
Port Louis: 0%
7. 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
9. gross domestic product (GDP)
The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
New York: 1280$ billion
10. 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.
Niamey: 15.2 years
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, 2018.
32% have it
12. 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.
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, 2018.
14. 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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
16. 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.
17. 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.
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C
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, 2018.
19. 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.
79% have it
Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
21. has smoking ban in public places
Source: city's official website, 2018.
55% have it
22. female population
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
23. level of corruption
Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
24. male population
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
25. 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.