Thursday, 27 December 2007

Shanghai - 10th most densely populated city in the world

According to Forbes Shanghai is the 10th most densely populated city in the world.

The others are:

1. Mumbai (Bombay), India
2. Kolkata (Calcutta), India
3. Karachi, Pakistan
4. Lagos, Nigeria
5. Shenzhen, China
6. Seoul/Incheon, South Korea
7. Taipei, Taiwan
8. Chennai, India
9. Bogata, Columbia
10. Shanghai, China

Density: 13,400 people per square kilometer
Land area: 746 square kilometers

A population of 10 million makes Shanghai the largest city in China. It's also the country's economic powerhouse, with financial, industrial, transportation and communication industries all growing. The city boasts the largest container port in the world.

11. Lima, Peru
12. Beijing, China
13. Delhi, India
14. Konsaha, Congo
15. Manila, Philippines
16. Tehran, Iran
17. Jakarta, Indonesia
18. Tianjin, China
19. Bangalore, India
20. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Tuesday, 25 December 2007

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone! Hope your Christmas isn't as boring as mine.

We did have a nice time at the wedding last night though (unless you count the part where I felt very asthmatic after breathing in too much damn cigarette smoke). They actually give out cigarettes to guests like they give out sweets.