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Vientiane
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Key facts and figures

Vientiane review: 42 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
31.4°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
27.1°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Vientiane
45% have it

4. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
1
Tokyo: 185

5. 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, 2018.
0.8 million
Shanghai: 23 million

6. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
2.5%
Port Louis: 0%

7. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Vientiane
58% have it

8. 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.
Vientiane
53% have it

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

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.
1
London: 13

10. 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.
1
Kyoto: 17

11. 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.
Vientiane
50% have it

12. 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.
Vientiane
33% have it

13. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
3
London: 240

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

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, 2018.
525$
Thimphu: 92.5$

15. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
50.5%
Riga: 55.6%

16. 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.
22.8°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

17. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
227.43$
Zurich: 5827.24$

18. lower cost of one single transportation ticket

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, 2018.
0.55$
Colombo: 0.1$

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.
Vientiane
80% have it

20. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Vientiane
9% have it

21. 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.
1
London: 5

22. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Vientiane
55% have it

23. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
10%
Nassau: 0%

24. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
2.2
Wellington: 9.5

25. male population

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.
49.4%
Doha: 67%

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