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Thimphu

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Thimphu review: 42 facts and highlights

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Thimphu

How does Thimphu compare to the average?

  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    6.16$vs49.36$
  • Unemployment rate
    ?

    4%vs10.24%
  • Cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    92.5$vs815.84$
  • Median age of population
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    25.3 yearsvs31.61 years
  • Price of a single transportation ticket
    ?

    0.31$vs1.48$
  • Average minimum temperature
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    9.1°Cvs13.22°C
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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    1vs0.56
  • Lower average price of a litre of milk
    ?

    0.91$vs1.14$

Demographics

1.population density
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Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

7850 people/km²

2.median age of population
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Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Niamey

15.2 years

25.3 years

3.population
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Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Mumbai

24.4 million

0.09 million

4.female population
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The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

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Riga

55.6%

47.6%

5.male population
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The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

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Doha

67%

52.3%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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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, 2020.

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Thimphu

92.5$

92.5$

2.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Thimphu
3.average salary
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

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Zurich

5 827.24$

264.66$

4.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

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Port Louis

0%

4%

5.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Tokyo

185

1

6. lower average price of a litre of milk
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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, 2020.

Best

Antananarivo

0.49$

0.91$

Environment

1.average temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

14.9°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

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Mecca

38.2°C

20.7°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Thimphu
4.has mountains nearby
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Thimphu
5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Thimphu
6.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

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Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

9.1°C

Leisure

1.number of theaters
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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Berlin

140

3

2.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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London

240

3

3.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

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Berlin

300

6

4.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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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, 2020.

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Kyoto

17

1

5.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

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London

13

1

6.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
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It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Thimphu

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

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Baghdad

0$

6.16$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
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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, 2020.

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Colombo

0.1$

0.31$

3.a bike sharing system
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Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Thimphu
4.number of airports
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The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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London

5

0

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Thimphu
2.number of international embassies
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The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.

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Brussels

200

8

3.research institutions and think tanks
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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, 2020.

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Moscow

112

1

4.has a stock exchange
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Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Thimphu
5.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Thimphu
6.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Thimphu

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