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Continuing our top 10 ranges, today we will write about top 10 largest cities in the world by land area.
10. Detroit – 3,267 Km sq
Detroit is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest American city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County. The municipality of Detroit had a 2017 estimated population of 673,104, making it the 23rd-most populous city in the United States. Detroit is known for its contributions to music and as a repository for art, architecture and design.
9. Houston – 3,355 Km sq
The next city from top 10 largest cities is Houston. Houston is a large metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It’s closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex. The population of Houston is 2.313 million (2017).
8. Dallas – 3,644 Km sq
Dallas, a modern metropolis in north Texas, is a commercial and cultural hub of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. In the Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art cover thousands of years of art. Dallas is the ninth-largest United States city by population (1,345,047).
7. Los Angeles 4,320 Km sq
Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Los Angeles has the world’s fifth-busiest city airport system by passenger traffic annually (108,057,042). Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours.
6. Boston – 4,497 Km sq
Boston is Massachusetts’ capital and largest city. Boston has the second-most professional sports championships among U.S. cities (39 overall championships for five major leagues). it’s one of the oldest cities in the U.S which has the 685,094 (2017) population. So, Boston is placed the sixth place from our top 10 largest cities in the world.
5. Philadelphia – 4,661 Km sq
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest city, is notable for its rich history, on display at the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall. It is the 10th-most-populous North American city by population (1,567,442). Also iconic are the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, immortalized by Sylvester Stallone’s triumphant run in the film “Rocky.”
4. Atlanta -5,083 Km sq
Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta has the world’s seventh-busiest city airport system by passenger traffic annually (103,902,992).
3. Chicago – 5,498 Km sq
Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture. It has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also famous for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works. The population of the Chicago is 2.716 million (2017).
2. Tokyo – 6,993 Km sq
Tokyo, Japan’s busy capital, mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. Tokyo is taken 2nd place from top 10 largest cities in the world. The city has the world’s third-busiest city airport system by passenger traffic annually (126,277,169). The city’s many museums offer exhibits ranging from classical art (in the Tokyo National Museum) to a reconstructed kabuki theater (in the Edo-Tokyo Museum).
1. New York – 8,683 Km sq
The first place is New York. It is estimated to be the largest city in the world by land area, with a total of 8,683 square kilometers. Over 17 million people live in New York City. The population density is 2,050 people per square kilometer. New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers.
Source: Text; Wikipedia, www.worldatlas.com
Image credit; Wikipedia
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