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Top ten largest cities worldwide

Top ten largest cities worldwide

Top ten largest cities worldwide

In the last decades, the population worldwide was influenced by economic factors. The search for a good job and the better living conditions that can be found in large cities attracted even more people. This trend can be observed at the global level and if we take each large city in part we can definitely conclude that the largest cities in the world are still growing.

The largest cities can be evaluated in two different ways. The first is to take into consideration only the population within the city borders (without the suburbs) while the second comparison take into consideration all people living in the metropolitan area. (more…)

Largest earthquakes in the last century

Largest earthquakes in the last century

Largest earthquakes in the last century

The fear of a large earthquake is deep rooted in our being with strong reason. The earthquakes are very dangerous causing the death to hundreds of thousands of people and affecting other millions through our recorded history.

To understand better how dangerous these natural phenomenon are let’s take a look at the largest earthquakes recorded in the last century and the casualties and damages produced by them. (more…)

Top 10 largest countries in the world

Top 10 largest countries in the world

Top 10 largest countries in the world

The largest countries in the world by total area are:

10. Sudan with 2,505,810 km2 is an African country with a population of 43,192,000 people and is a very poor country.

9. Kazakhstan with 2,717,300 km2 is located in Asia and has an estimated population of 16,189,667 persons.

8. Argentina has a total area of 2,766,890 km2, The South American state having an estimated population of 40,518,950. (more…)