We all know that the population of the world is increasing with every passing day and this is creating a lot of stress on the natural resources. The problem with increasing population is also faced by the people because of the shortage of natural resources and in addition to this, the increasing population has also created issues like unemployment.
List of 10 most populated cities was published recently after a survey and in this article, we have attached the list with a little information about these most crowded cities of the world.
10) Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and it has a population density of 9600 people per square Kilometer. The city is an important port for the Kingdom of Sudan and the city has experienced a rapid growth in recent years. The city was established in the fourth century and it always served as one of the important trade routes. Jakarta had been the capital of country since Indonesia got its independence in 1945.
Singapore is a financial hub and it is also referred to as Lion City. The city has a population density of 10200people per square Kilometer. It should be noted that the Singapore is also one of the most expensive cities in the world. Singapore was once ruled by Japan and later it secured its independence from the United Kingdom in 1963 and later in 1965, it became a sovereign nation. The country is not rich in natural resources but it has a qualified workforce.
8) Abuja, Nigeria
Abuja is the capital of Nigeria and it has a population density of 10800people per square Kilometer. The city was built in 1980 and prior to this, Lagos was the capital of Nigeria. Later in 1991, Abuja was finally declared as the capital of Nigeria. As per on of the estimates, the city grew by over 139% between 2000 to 2010. Even today, the annual growth rate of the city is estimated to be around 35%
7) Kota, India
Kota is a city in Rajasthan in India and this city is basically a hub for education. The city has a population density of 12100people per square Kilometer and one of the reasons for such a high density is that a lot of students live here who come here to prepare for national exams like JEE as the city is a home of some of the best institutes of the Country. It is also known that Kota is included in Smart City Mission which was initiated by the Prime Minister of India in 2015
6) Lagos, Nigeria
Lagos was the old capital of Nigeria. At present, it has a population density of 13300people per square Kilometer and it is also the financial center in Africa. Lagos is also one of the fastest growing city in the world and it has the highest GDP in Africa. During the initial years, Lagos was basically a port city which emerged on a collection of islands. Today, the city has two main areas, one of them is known as Island and the other one is known as Mainland.
5) Casablanca, Morocco
Casablanca is known to be the largest city in Morocco and the city has a population density of 14200people per square Kilometer. This is one of the main port of Morocco and it is also the largest financial center in Morocco. Some of the best Moroccan companies have their headquarters situated in Casablanca and in recent year, the city has experienced high industrial growth. In addition to this, it is also an important naval base for Royal Moroccan Navy
4) Manila, Philippines
Manila is the capital of Philippines and the city has a population density of 14800people per square Kilometer. The city was set up in 1571 and the people in this city mostly depends on commerce, tourism, banking and finances for the income. It is known that Manila is one of the oldest city in Philippines and majority of the country was controlled from this city during the colonial rule in the Philippines.
3) Medellin, Columbia
Medellin is situated in Columbia and it has a population density of 19700people per square Kilometer. It is also the second largest city in Columbia and in addition to this, the total population of this city is estimated to be 3.7 million. The city has a very rich history and culture.
2) Mumbai, India
Mumbai is located in Maharashtra in India and it has a population density of 31700people per square Kilometer. The city is often referred to as city od dreams and in addition to this, it is a financial hub of India. The city also has a prominent film industry which is known as Bollywood and it is the home of many celebrities and business tycoons. Mumbai is also one of the most expensive cities in the country.
1) Dhaka, Bangladesh
Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh and it has a population density of 44500people per square Kilometer. The city has a total population of 17 million and earlier, Dhaka was a part of East Pakistan but later in 1971, Bangladesh got independence and hence Dhaka became the capital of this new country.
Well, that’s all from us on this one. We will be back with another one in the nearest future. Stay tuned.