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Mumbai, Kota among world’s most crowded cities says WEF

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Two Indian cities Mumbai and Kota have been named among the world’s most crowded cities.

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According to World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat data the list is topped by Dhaka.

  • Dhaka has a population density of 44,500 people per square kilometer.
  • Dhaka is the most crowded city on the planet, followed by India’s financial capital Mumbai.
  • Mumbai has a population density of 31,700 people per square kilometre at the second place.
  • Medellin in Columbia ranked third with 19,700 people per square kilometer followed by Manila at the 4th place with a density of 14,800.
  • Casablanca, Morocco at 5th place with a density of 14,200.
  • Nigeria at 6th place with a density of 13,300.
  • Kota in Rajasthan with 12,100 people per square kilometre was ranked seventh.
  • Singapore at 8th place with a density of 10,200.
  • Jakarta, Indonesia at 9th place with a density of 9,600.

About World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss nonprofit foundation.
WEF HQ: Cologny, Geneva.
Executive Chairman: Klaus Schwab

  • WEF mission is “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas”.
  • The organization also convenes some six to eight regional meetings each year in locations across Africa, East Asia and Latin America.
  • It also undertakes two further annual meetings in China and the United Arab Emirates.
  • The foundation produces a series of research reports and engages its members in sector specific initiatives.