The richest city in the world
Of course, almost everyone dreams about to live and work in one of the most developed, and hence the richest cities in the world. After all, a rich city, proud of not only the people living in it, but the whole country. The financial situation of the people in these cities at a very high level.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
We can confidently say that leadership belongs to the center for Arab Emirates. It is, at this point, the richest city in the world. According to GDP it can’t be matched by any other city in the world. The total amount of money in the city budget is about 1800 billion dollars. Such results were due to the fact that in recent years, this city is very actively thriving market relations. During this time, around the island managed to create a set of artificial Islands that are even listed in the Guinness Book of world records, and is considered to be one of the modern wonders of the world.
Despite the fact that the cost of real estate in Dubai is the hundreds of millions of dollars, in any construction is always the investor and the buyer. Such economic indicators the city has achieved, thanks to oil. It is the main source of profit. Although it is due to this resource, the city has made such rapid increase, the majority of local residents almost each of whom is an oligarch, prefer to invest in oil production, and the development of the country. The construction of this city took no more than ten years. Today Dubai is one of the most popular tourist cities, and it also contributes to its development. Moreover, this place is constantly carrying out various sports activities, such as «Formula 1». In addition, at birth, from local residents to their account immediately sent the amount ranges from 50 to 200 dollars, and the parents automatically get an apartment.
This city, the GDP of which amounts to 1500 billion dollars, takes the second place in this ranking. The population of Tokyo is about thirteen million, but despite this, there is the best indicator of the level of unemployment. Earlier this city was called Edo and was the usual fishing village. The level of earnings of the people was so low that they could barely feed themselves. But then, in 1590, everything changed, as the settlement became the center of the country, when a new dynasty came to power. Due to the political and military successes of Japan, the city developed rapidly and steadily in area and population. Although the town was badly damaged in the earthquake and constant bombing during the Second world war, already by 1964, he was completely restored, and even hosted the Olympics. The main focus in the development of the Japanese do on modern technology, that is, different electronics. At the moment this city is the richest on the continent. In addition, it is becoming richer variety of sports tournaments and tourism.
New York, USA
At the moment new York is the richest city in the United States. No other city in America is unable to compare this with new York. GDP this wonderful city is around 1200 billion dollars, and its population is eight million. While in new York, one of the largest levels of unemployment, he still holds the lead in our ranking. But despite this, it was not always so. When there was war between England and Holland, the land on which is now located in new York, periodically passed from hand to hand. It had a very negative impact on the economic condition of the city. And only after it was signed the Declaration of independence 1776, the town again started to develop. In the days between the nineteenth and the twentieth century, new York was the main port between Europe and America, so all immigrants have to pass through it, and many remained to live there. All this causes a huge cultural diversity. The average salary here is one of the highest in the entire United States, approximately three and a half thousand dollars.
Los Angeles, USA
This city ranked first relative to gross domestic product in the world. The population here is around 2.8 million and a GDP of almost eight billion dollars. Thus, per capita accounts for about two hundred and eighty thousand. The history of Los Angeles begins with the 16th century, when this place was a settlement of the tribe of the Chumash. Later, in the 18th century it acquired the name El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles sobre el Rio Portsionkula. It was the prototype of the modern names of the city. In 1847, the town again came into the possession of the Americans. And already in the eighties of the nineteenth century it was the railroad which connected it with the most developed at that time settlements. Due to this, there was such a rapid economic growth since then many bankers and stock market players began to gather at this place. Thanks to them the town is now in such a state.
Seoul, South Korea
Currently, the economic condition of South Korea’s growing very rapidly. In the ranking of the richest cities in the world, Seoul confidently holds fifth position. The level of GDP is 780 billion dollars. However, the population is ten million, and the territory of the city – a total of 605 square kilometers. For example, we can say that with almost the same total level of GDP in the area of Los Angeles is more than double Seoul. This city is located in the North-West Korea. The date of Foundation is considered to be 17 BC, and it has been the capital already in 1394. The richest city in South Korea famous because here for the first time in all of Asia came electricity and running water and telephone connection. As a result of war with North Korea, the city was temporarily occupied, but a year later he was released. The border what it is today was established only in 1995. It was from that time began the development of Seoul.
The overall level of GDP is 730 billion dollars, with a population of just over 8 million, and the area is 1570 square kilometers. The date of Foundation is considered to be 43 BC. It is known that the name comes from the Latin word «Londinium», the value of which to this day is unknown. The city has undergone many catastrophes such as the great fire of 1666, or the plague, but this did not prevent him to develop. In the period from 1831 to 1925 London was the largest and developed city of the world. Life in it was the dream of many people. London is one of the most important economic centers of the entire Kingdom, Europe and the whole world. He is famous for the big financial development. There is a huge number of different banks and an insurance company, and many leading firms have established their headquarters. London stock exchange known to almost everyone, and for good reason, because it is one of the main centers of stock exchange and currency trading.