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Schott's Miscellany 20 January 2009

John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the youngest US president (1961)


MEGACITIES

The term megacity is used by the UN for cities or metropolitan areas with >10 million people. Below are the largest megacities (2003), with their estimated 2015 populations:
Megacitycountrypop. 2003 (mil)est. pop. 2015
TokyoJapan35.036.2
New YorkUSA21.222.8
Seoul-InchonSouth Korea20.324.7
Mexico CityMexico18.720.6
São PauloBrazil17.920.0
MumbaiIndia17.422.6
Los AngelesUSA16.417.6
DelhiIndia14.120.9
Manila-Quezon CityPhilippines13.916.8
CalcuttaIndia13.816.8



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Albert Camus (1913-60)
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