Top 10 Largest Cities in the World
As the largest city in the world is not only measured by the number of population, vast territory, but also public facilities, infrastructure, transport systems and so forth. In general, the criteria included in the big cities, among others, the center of all activities of a country. This is a list of top 10 largest cities in the world.
10. Osaka, Japan
Osaka is a metropolitan city and one of the largest cities in the world with a population of nearly 18 million people. Osaka crowded city, the economic and industrial center. Various activities of trade, services, manufacturing and electronics companies such as Panasonic, Sharp, Sanyo is headquartered in Osaka. Osaka is equipped with good transportation facilities, modern, fast and convenient as Shinkansen, subway, train the computer. In education Osaka has about 10 universities.
9. Los Angeles, USA
Los Angeles (LA) The second most populous city in the United States and one of the largest populated cities with a multicultural population of 17.8 million inhabitants. LA entered into the State of California. LA world center of business, fashion, education, technology, entertainment and others. Hollywood film industry, the building of The Academy Awards, Walt Disney Concert Hall is also located in LA. UCLA, one of the largest universities in California located in Los Angeles. LA is equipped with facilities such as public transit buses, a modern subway. Los Angeles International Airport and the ports of Los Angeles as a city like LA complement the modern, money-making machines.
8. Shanghai, China
As a country with very rapid economic development, economic progress China has surpassed Japan in Asia. Cities in China also grew rapidly following the progress of time, one of Shanghai. Shanghai one of the largest cities became the main pillar of China, with a population of 19 million inhabitants. Shanghai prepared to become a global financial and commercial center as well as an international shipping center, because of its strategic location in the Yangtze River Delta. In education, Shanghai has one of the most advanced educational systems in China are implementing 9-year compulsory and much emulated by other countries. Shanghai has a metro, buses and the Maglev train that is the pride of Chinese citizens, especially Shanghai.
7. Delhi, India
Delhi is one of the largest cities with a high population of approximately 18.1 million inhabitants. Since the 6th century BC, Delhi has been the settlement of many residents, due to a very strategic location on the banks of river Yamuna. Transport system in Delhi is very adequate as Delhi Metro, an international airport, the traditional transportation such as auto rickshaws are also still available in Delhi.
6. Bombay, India
Bombay with a vast area of 437.71 km, including the world’s largest city with a population of around 14 million inhabitants. Bombay is also the richest city in India. In the 18th century, Bombay became thriving trade town, it’s good because many immigrants from all over India and outside India. Transportation in Bombay provides such good service Mumbay Suburban Railway. Many important institutions headquartered in Bombay as India’s nuclear agency BARC, IREL and others. Indian film industry, Bollywood is also located in Bombay.
5. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, with an area of more than 1523 km2 and a population of approximately 19 million inhabitants. Sao Paulo has many landmark buildings including the Museum Paulista, MASP, Business Centre UN and others. Sao Paulo residents are very diverse ethnic, racial and religious, especially after the abolition of slavery in 1888. Immigrants from many countries continue to arrive. Brazil, especially Sao Paulo residents often hold a carnival, even including the biggest carnival parade. Football is the sport’s most popular Brazilian society, recorded five times in Brazil won the World Cup. Football team became the pride of Sao Paulo is the Sao Paulo FC. In 2014 Sao Paulo is one of organizers of the 2014 World Cup because Brazil to host the prestigious event.
4. New York, USA
New York entered the world’s largest city with a population of 19.1 million and also included in the state of New York. The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, Gotham, the Center of the Universe is the nickname for New York. Many buildings stand in New York landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, a prestigious area of Times Square, Broadway Theatre there is the entertainment industry, the financial center of Wall Street, Manhattan’s Chinatown business district, United Nations Headquarters, in the field of education are Columbia University and New York University. On September 11, 2001, New Yorkers were shocked by the attack that destroyed the WTC. New York is the center of a variety of media ranging from television to newspapers in New York’s famous is The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal. HBO, MTV, NBC, ABC broadcast network is headquartered in New York. Sports are popular citizens of New York is very diverse ranging from baseball, basketball, football to rugby.
3. Seoul, South Korea
Seoul is one of the largest cities with a population of approximately 24 million inhabitants. Seoul became the center of economic, governance and culture. Seoul also has a variety of landmark buildings such as Moonlight Rainbow Fountain, Gangnam, Samsung Tower Palace and others. South Korea’s economy is one of the strongest in the world and makes Seoul a business center. Samsung, LG, Hyundai, Kia is headquartered in Seoul. Infrastructure in Seoul is very advanced and high tech that is supported by a high-speed internet access 21.71 Mb / s. The transportation system in Seoul is very sophisticated, subway in Seoul is the Seoul Metro, Metro Korail 9 is the busiest in the world with 8 million passengers each day.
2. Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City with a population of approximately 21 million inhabitants is one of the largest cities in the world. Mexico City became the center of government, finance and culture. Mexico City has a landmark building that can be found in many places on Reforma Avenue, the National Palace of Mexico, Aeroméxico Building, Mexicana de Aviación Tower and others. Mexico City became a favorite of expatriates from Uruguay, Brazil, Venezuela, Italy, France, China, South Korea and others. The transport system is commonly used is a resident of Mexico City metro, trolleybus and Mexico City International Airport is the busiest and largest airport in North America. The second oldest university, the National Autonomous University of Baja California (UNAM) was established in Mexico City since 1551. Shopping centers in Mexico City there are many, perhaps hundreds, including malls, department stores, retail markets, boutiques and others.
1. Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo as the capital of Japan is the largest city in the world with a population of about 32 million. Tokyo is one of the command centers of the world economy with the New York City and London. Characteristics of Japanese society, hard-working, making Tokyo is growing very rapidly. As a center of business, government and so on Tokyo population swelled 2.5 million people during the day. As the largest city in the world Tokyo has several landmark buildings such as the Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo Tower, Rainbow Bridge, Shibuya and others. Transport system are sophisticated and became the pride of Japanese society is supported by the Shinkansen with a giant train station. Sports are popular in Tokyo is sumo, football, baseball. As the impact of technological advances in Japan, Tokyo became the center of making animated films, manga and web comics. Hollywood director became interested in making a movie with location in Tokyo. Tokyo is the largest city in the world.