The World as it is. It is certainly difficult to describe if someone asks you to portray the world and it’s largest cities. However, if we are to describe it, then it would be just proper to describe it as “A place with chunks of modernisation losing the true self due to the effects demolishing greenery.” That is possibly the only reason to call for the mission Go Green to save the world and the world’s largest cities from being completely dismantled.
We have spoken about various things and now here are going to verbalize about the world’s largest cities. So let us take a trip around the world’s biggest cities and see the various places which are certainly fascinating.
Below are the top 10 Largest Cities In The World by area and population in 2017-2018
10. Mumbai, India:
Mumbai with a population of nearly 12.4 million stands out to be one of the world’s largest cities. It is often stated as one of the wondrous cities in the world. The capital of Maharashtra is popularly known as The City having the beautiful Queen’s necklace, since the light encircling the 3.6 km long boulevard of Marine Drive, all along the South Mumbai. Mumbai is a ravishing one since it happens to be the seat of the Mumbai filmdom, aka- the world of entertainment. The area covered by Mumbai is of 603 sq.kms. Besides being known for its filmdom it is also known for being one of the busiest city with having the trade and commerce at its height. Situated by the Arabian Sea, the city has the famous scientific and nuclear institutes in India.
9. Guangzhou, China:
The city which is situated by the River Pearl has the population of nearly 13 million and stands out to be one of the world’s largest cities. Since it is beside the river, it has the famous and prime ports of China. It happens to be the busiest ports of China and the trade and commerce of the country centers around this port. Other than trade and commerce the Pearl River is also the means of great transportation. Previously it was known as Canton and the city is shrouded with the stories of the past, which is as old as 2200 years. It is also known as the Capital of the Third World.
8. Tokyo, Japan:
Tokyo happens to be a fascinating place and it is also known for its dense population, which is the result of having a very inadequate area. The population is nearly 13.5 million. It is an interesting place with the archipelago and the place which still have 110 active volcanoes out there. It happens to be directly linked to the World War II, is still a wonderful place which actually blooms with the fascinating flower known as Cherry Blossom. Tokyo the capital city of Japan is famous for hosting the Summer Olympics in the year 1964 and it is scheduled to be the host of the Summer Olympics of 2020. The most interesting part is that Tokyo hosts 51 of the famous 500 Fortune Global companies.
7. Lagos Nigeria:
The city of Lagos is better known as one of the major cities of Nigeria, comes within the queue of world’s largest cities. The mighty city of Africa has the population of nearly 15.8 million and it is also interesting to know that it is one of the densely populated areas. It approximately covers an area of 6871 sq.km. Lagos which is supposed to be the largest city of Nigeria has the Gulf of Guinea across the Lagos Lagoon. It has a wide number of visitors across the globe owing to its famous beach resorts, the National Museum Lagos and is also known for its peppy nightlife. Most importantly Lagos contains an array of various art and artifacts. The freedom park draws the visitors who want to witness the prison of the colonial era.
6. Delhi, India:
Delhi, the capital city of India has the population of 16.2 million people and is one of the world’s largest cities. Besides being the capital city it has a long drawn history which includes the Mughal and prior to that Roman also. Right from the 6th century BC, Delhi has witnessed the ups and downs of various ranges of politics. Unfortunately, Delhi was included to be the most polluted city in the world in the year 2014. Once in Delhi, you can be a part of the historical monuments like the Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Qutub Minar and the buzzing bazaar which is known as Chandni Chowk. It is an explicit place which contains the shops selling the mouth-watering and sumptuous food items along with varied sweet as well as spices. This makes Delhi an exotic place. One can travel to the famous Fatehpur Sikri which was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. You will be surprised to see the construction of the Din-E-Ilahi which reflects the union of various religions.
5. Sao Paulo, Brazil:
Sao Paulo in Brazil with the population of nearly 21 million speaks how densely populated it is and stands out to be the famous and busy center of trade and commerce. Coffee manufacturing trade stands out to be the famous and the main business of Brazil. The city of Sao Paulo is situated in the prosperous and wealthy state of Brazil. It has several other characteristics that draw international attention and this includes art, finance and entertainment field. The city contains the famous high-rises like that of North Tower and Banespa and the skyscraper Martinelli which was built in 1929. Sao Paulo receives a large number of visitors who comes to witness the artifacts and the array of buildings and churches which are made following the neo-Gothic style. The Pátio do Colégio church bearing the resemblance of the colonial style of architecture is the place where the city of Sao Paulo was built in the year 1554.
4. New York, USA:
New York, the ever busy city has the bounty population of 22 million and stands out to be one of the world’s largest cities in the world. It is the city that never sleeps, is thickly populated and stands out to be the heart of America. New York City consists of the 5 boroughs at the place where the Atlantic Ocean and the Hudson River meets. Situated amidst Manhattan, stands out to be the iconic city which is a blending of finance, art, commerce, fashion, education and research. Other than the Empire State Building, New York can be proud of the famous Broadway Theater and the ever shiny Times Square. One cannot forget the flaunting Central Park amidst the numerous skyscrapers. New York City has witnessed the cultural movement which includes the Harlem Renaissance.
3. Beijing, China:
Situated in Northern China, Beijing is the second largest city in China after Shanghai. It has the background of strong cultural heritage, education and politics. It has 7 places which have been declared as the World Heritage sites by the UNESCO. It consists one of the Seven Wonders of the World and that being the Great Wall of China. It also flaunts having the Grand Canal. The transportation system of Beijing is a remarkable one.
2. Karachi, Pakistan:
Karachi which is better known as City of Lights happens to be the largest city in Pakistan. The city borders the coastline of the Arabian Sea. It is widely spread over an area which covers 3500 sq.km. It has a mighty population of 23.5 million, covering almost 6000 people per sq. km. It stands out to be the 7th most expensive city in the world. Above all Karachi represents the fast growing city backed up by the economic activities, industries, software development depot along with entertainment, education and the banking sector.
1. Shanghai, China:
Shanghai has a mighty population of about 24 million people. It is the largest city in China. It is strange but true – that the population of the city increases every year. Shanghai is a fast growing financial hub and has the busiest ports of the world, which had a hike in the 19th century when the other European cities realized the favorable location of the ports. The Yu Garden and the City God Temple makes it even more popular.
So now we can conclude that the world’s largest cities consist of the varied places which make them even more enchanting. The world’s largest cities can proudly flaunt the varied sites and features making them one of the best in the world. The population of the cities makes them the world’s largest cities.