Friday, July 11, 2008

Unique Facts About World Cities

In reality many cities in the world have a very special uniqueness. Want to know?

  1. A city with the most inhabitants in the world was Tokyo that it was estimated had 33 million inhabitants. Whereas New York and Sao Paulo occupy the 2nd and 3rd place with a number of their respective inhabitants reach 17 million.

  2. Mount Isa
  3. A city with the widest territory was Mount Isa that was located in west Queensland sea, Australia. It reach almost 41 thousand square kilometer with a city highway 189 km long that was the longest city highway in the world.

  4. Hum City
    Did you know the smallest city in the world, both in the city measurement and the number of the inhabitants? Its the Hum City that was located in Croatia with 23 people inhabitants. This old city was established in 1102 and called Cholm, and the building architecture like the middle ages.
  5. Believe it or not, that the oldest city and the youngest city in the world was in the same territory area. The proof was the oldest city in the world was the Jericho city (in Arabian called Ariha) that was estimate more than 10 thousand years old. Whereas the youngest city in the world was Tel Aviv city, that was approximately 80 years old. And both cities was in the Middle East territory.
  6. Beside as the oldest city in the world, Jericho also considered as the city with the lowest mainland in the world. This city was 260 meter (853 feet) below the sea level. And the city with the highest mainland was held by the Potosi city in Bolivia, that have a height for 4100 meter (13.500 feet) above sea level. This city was also maintained by the UNESCO as the world inheritance that must be protected.

  7. Hong Kong
    Hong Kong was the city with a nickname as the tallest city in the world, because it have more than 7,500 skyscraper buildings more that the New York city.
  8. Do you know, that the first city with 1 million inhabitants were Rome, Italy, in 133 BC? The number of inhabitants in London, England reached 1 million in 1810, and New York City, New York in USA reached it in 1875. Currently there are more than 300 cities in the world with inhabitants more than 1 million people.

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