Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Karachi Tops List of World's Largest Cities

Karachi has become the world's biggest city with a metro area population of 18 million people, according to Citymayors stats published recently. The research was carried out in 2010 and 2011 for the population data, City Mayors consulted numerous national and international sources and in cases of large statistical inconsistencies elected to publish cautious averages. Readers and scholars are invited to inform of any discrepancies and/or provide missing facts and figures.

The tables rank cities by city population but also provide data on the size of metro areas. The column ‘mayor’ names the men and women who are carry out political and executive functions. They include elected and appointed mayors, city governors and executive city council leaders. Capital letters denote national capital cities. Source

2 comments:

18mn metro population is very exaggerated figure

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