A Few Megacity Facts

  • The world’s largest megacity is Tokyo with a population of 34,200,000
  • Lagos, Nigeria is the most polluted city in the world according to TipTopTens.com
  • Tokyo is the richest city in the world, followed by New York City
  • Bogotá Colombia is the most dangerous city in 2011
  • The biggest slum in the world is Dharavi found around the suburbs of Mumbai, India covering 175 hectares
  • The most expensive city to live in is Tokyo with food costing approximately 35% higher than in New York city according to Business Insider (ECA Insider)
…and the fastest growing city is Beihai, China with an average annual growth rate of 10.58%!
Charlotte Tidman
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