GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

World Cities Naming Capacity Statistics

World Cities Naming Capacity Statistics reveal the varying trends and patterns in the number of cities across the globe named after notable individuals, historical events, and geographical features.

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"Tokyo is the most populous city in the world with a population of approximately 37 million people."

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"The world's smallest capital by population is Ngerulmud, Palau, with a population of just 391."

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"There are approximately 10,000 cities in the world today."

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"Currently, there are 47 cities in the world with a population of over 3 million people."

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"The most common city name in the world is 'San Francisco', with 15 recorded cities named as such."

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"The oldest continuously inhabited city in the world is Damascus, Syria, with evidence of habitation dating back at least 11,000 years."

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"There are a total of 903 cities in India."

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"The fastest-growing city in the world is Xiong'an, China, with an annual growth rate of 1215.42%."

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"The largest city in the world by land area is Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia, China, covering 263,953 square kilometers."

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"The city with the least population in the world is Vatican City with a population of 801."

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"The most expensive city in the world to live in is Singapore."

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"The most visited city in the world pre-COVID-19 by international tourists was Bangkok, Thailand."

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"Currently, there are 195 capital cities in the world."

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"The highest city in the world is La Rinconada, Peru, at an altitude of 5,100 meters."

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"There are a total of 17,000 duplicated place names in the United States."

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"There are 4,416 cities in the world with a population of over 150,000."

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"The safest city in the world is Tokyo, Japan, as per the Safe Cities Index 2019."

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"The largest city in North America by population is Mexico City with approximately 8.9 million inhabitants."

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"The city with the most skyscrapers is Hong Kong, having over 300."

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