World Cities

Evie Davis
Mind Map by Evie Davis, updated more than 1 year ago
Evie Davis
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An introduction explaining the terms; mega city, world city/global city and millionaire city.

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World Cities
  1. Mega City
    1. A city with over 10 million inhabitants
      1. Osaka
        1. Jakarta
          1. LA
        2. Millionaire City
          1. A city with 1-9 million inhabitants
            1. Burmingham
              1. Chicago
            2. World City
              1. Some world cities are also mega cities. These are central cities that fuel the nation's; economy, education sector, business district etc.
                1. Paris
                  1. London
                    1. Tokyo
                    2. Cities can grow because they are resource bases. Companies need knowledge to grow, world cities are hubs for research and universities.
                      1. In highly densely packed areas, by chance it is more likely that innovation and new ideas will flourish.
                        1. Rural - Urban migration due to the: decline of manufacturing since the industrial revolution, the increase in job opportunities and a better living wage in the city.
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