What was the relatively most populous city in history?

Which is the most powerful city in the world?

Most economically influential cities in the world, 2020

Rank City Financial Clout
1 London 98.53
2 New York 98.39
3 Tokyo 98.28
4 Paris 95.71

What city is capital of the world?


Paris is more beautiful, London more cosmopolitan, Beijing more commercial. But only Washington has a serious claim to be the capital of the whole wide world.

Which country has no capital?


Nauru, an island in the Pacific Ocean, is the second-smallest republic in the world—but it doesn’t even have a capital city. Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings explains why.

What is the capital of Earth 2021?

UNESCO adopted the 31c/Resolution 29, in 2001, establishing the World Book Capital programme and naming Madrid as the first WBC city in 2001.
Nominated World Book Capitals.

Year City Country
2021 Tbilisi Georgia
2022 Guadalajara Mexico
2023 Accra Ghana

Which is the oldest capital city in the world?


Damascus. Today the Syrian capital is often touted as the world’s oldest inhabited city (with radio carbon dating suggesting some occupation as early as 8000 to 10000 B.C), but several other cities, including Jericho in the West Bank and Byblos in Lebanon, could challenge for that title.

What is the world’s largest capital city?


Beijing. Beijing is the capital of China, and has an estimated population of 21 million people as of 2014. This makes it the 5th largest city in the world, and the largest capital. It’s one of the oldest cities in the world, having been established at least 3,000 years ago.

What is the 2nd largest city in the world?

Largest Cities in the World (2015)

Rank Urban Area Population Estimate (2015)
1 Tokyo-Yokohama 37,843,000
2 Jakarta 30,539,000
3 Delhi, DL-UP-HR 24,998,000
4 Manila 24,123,000

Which country has most cities?

Countries By Number of Cities Over One Million

Rank Country Number of Cities Over One Million
1 China 102
2 India 46
3 Brazil 17
4 Russia 15