Most Populated Cities 2017
With the passage of time, people moved towards larger cities in fond of better employment, better facilities and better education system. No doubt the bigger cities which are nowadays famous as metropolitan are the hub of many services which other cities smaller don’t offer. People are moving into these cities from the way back till date and the population of these cities are increasing day by day. While people are moving here for their betterment, on the other hand, they are creating a mess for themselves as well. These cities are full of Co2 due to the higher traffic and also a lot of traffic jams can be seen on a daily basis. The way people are moving in larger cities in great quantity, it is a thought provoking moment for the administration of the metropolitans. Due to a huge movement of people, these cities are becoming expensive and the land per square meter is in millions. The rates of other necessities are also higher as compared to smaller cities but still, people prefer to live in these cities due to better infrastructure and better facilities. Here are few of the cities in the world which are popular for their higher population size per square km. Details about top 10 most populated cities in the world 2017 are provided below.
10. Mumbai, India
On no. 10 in top 10 most populated cities in the world 2017 is Mumbai, India and it is most populated and richest city in India. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra, and its total area is 603 sq. km. The population of Mumbai is 20 million which is spread over 603 sq. Km area. Mumbai is the known as a financial and commercial hub of India and the most famous film industry in the world Bollywood is also located here. Mumbai is considered as highest GDP city in South, Central, and West Asia and the city is the home of largest no. of billionaires and millionaires.
9. Guangzhou, China
Guangzhou is the second largest populated city in China and 9th largest in the world. Guangzhou is home to 14 million people, and the average population density of this city is 1,800/sq.km. It is located near the bank of the famous Perarl River and Guangzhou port is the largest and most famous port of China. The majority of the people living here are migrants from different areas, and it is known as Capital of the third world. The history of this city is 2200 years old, and it is very rich in culture.
8. Tokyo, Japan
On no. 8 in top 10 most populated cities in the world 2017 is Tokyo. Tokyo is the capital of Japan, and it is home to 27 million people. It is a metropolitan and is the hub of many financial and commercial sectors. The city is famous in the world for its trade, and it has 51 companies which are in fortune 500. It has also hosted many games like Olympics in 1964 and is also planned to host Olympics again in 2020.
7. Lagos, Nigeria
Lagos is the biggest city in Nigeria and is the home of 21 million people, and the population density is 6,871/ sq.km. It is considered as the financial hub of Nigeria and also hosts largest business port of Africa. This city is highest in GDP numbers in Central Africa and is main tourist spot for the people around the world.
6. Delhi, India
Delhi is the capital of India and also remained as Capital to many empires and Kingdoms. It has many advantages as it is the oldest city in the world and its history dates back to 6 BC. It is the financial, commercial and political hub of the country which is located in northern part of the India and its borders are with Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. 18.98 million People lives in Delhi which makes it dirtier too. Delhi was rated as the most polluted city in 2014 in the world.
5. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo is one of the largest cities in Brazil, and it is home to 21 million people. The city is famous because of its financial and commercial activities and makes the state wealthier. Many of the fields like arts, finance, and entertainment are the most advanced in this city. People of Sao Paulo are also very familiar due to their attributes, features, and beauty. It is the house of entertainment for South Americans and millions of tourist visits this city every year from all over the world. The famous North Tower and Banespa are also located in this city which is the world major tourist’s points.
4. New York, USA
New York USA is the 4th largest populated city in top 10 most populated cities in the world 2017. New York is the home to 22 million people, and it is the most densely populated city in America. It is the hub for entertainment, finance, commercial, arts, research and fashion activities. It is also famous as the cultural capital of the world, and many cultural movements have taken place from here like famous Harlem Renaissance and Hippy Movement.
3. Beijing, China
Beijing is the capital of China, and it is known as the most populous capital city in the world. It is the financial, political, commercial, cultural, educational and political hub of China. Many companies operated in China are state owned and the infrastructure and health are free for Chinese people. There are many tourists’ sites which are in Beijing or alongside Beijing like Grand Canal and Great Wall of China. Beijing is home to 22 million people, and the population density is 1300/sq.km.
2. Karachi, Pakistan
Karachi is the capital of Pakistan, and it is the financial hub of the country, the grand Bin Qasim port is located in this city. This is the city along the cost line of the Arabian Sea and its areas 3500 sqr km. Karachi is home to 23 million people, and the population density of Karachi is over 6000/sq.km. Karachi is the most expanded city in the world in the decade, but the good thing is that cost of living is still same. Karachi is the 7th cheapest city in the world and also the fastest growing in the world. Karachi is standing at no.2 in top 10 most populated cities in the world 2017.
1. Shanghai, China
On the top of the list of top 10 most populated cities in the world 2017 is Shanghai. It is the most populated city in China and roundabout 25 million people live here. The population of Shanghai grows with greater pace every year, and it is becoming the most advanced financial and commercial hub of China. Shanghai port is the most useful port currently in China, and its value is much greater in Europe as they use this port too. It is known as Godfather of booming china’s economy.