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World Cities. Adapted from a presentation by David Palmer & Phil Kline. On your World Map plot these cities to see where the world’s ten largest cities were located in 1950. Symbolize each with a circle  . Top Ten Cities,1950 (estimated from various sources)

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World cities

World Cities

Adapted from a presentation by

David Palmer & Phil Kline


On your World Map plot these cities to see where the world’s ten largest cities were located in 1950.

Symbolize each with a circle .

Top Ten Cities,1950 (estimated from various sources)

City Pop (in millions) LatLong

New York, USA 12.3 40 N 74 W

London, UK 8.7 52 N 0

Tokyo, Japan 6.9 35 N 135 E

Paris, France 5.4 49 N 2 E

Moscow, USSR 5.4 56 N 37 E

Shanghai, China 5.3 31 N 121 E

Essen (Ruhr), Germany 5.3 51 N 7 E

Buenos Aires, Argentina 5.0 34 S 58 W

Chicago, USA 4.9 41 N 87 W

Calcutta (Kolkata), India 4.4 22 N 88 E


On your World Map plot these cities to see where the ten world’s most populated cities will be in 2015.

Symbolize each with a square .

Top Ten Cities, 2015 (estimated from various sources)

City Pop (in millions) Lat Long

Tokyo, Japan 28.9 35 N 135 E

Mumbai (Bombay), India 26.2 19 N 73 E

Lagos, Nigeria 24.6 6 N 3 E

São Paulo, Brazil 20.3 23 S 46 W

Dhaka, Bangladesh 19.5 23 N 90 E

Karachi, Pakistan 19.4 25 N 69 E

Mexico City, Mexico 19.2 19 N 99 W

Shanghai, China 18.0 31 N 121 E

New York, USA 17.6 40 N 74 W

Kolkata (Calcutta), India 17.3 22 N 88 E


On your World Cities chart place an Xnext to each city as it is named on the following 12 lists. Each list identifies the top 5 cities as ranked according to its provision of certain services (Taylor 2005).

Banking $

London

New York

Tokyo

Hong Kong

Singapore


Producer services
Producer Services$

London

New York

Hong Kong

Paris

Tokyo


Management
Management

New York

London

Paris

Madrid

Stockholm


Law

London

New York

Frankfurt

Hong Kong

Washington DC


Insurance
Insurance

London

New York

Hong Kong

Los Angeles

Paris


Advertising
Advertising

New York

London

Hong Kong

Toronto

Sydney


Media
Media

London

New York

Paris

Los Angeles

Milan


Architecture engineering
Architecture/Engineering

London

New York

Beijing

Singapore

Shanghai


United nations agencies
United Nations Agencies

Geneva

Brussels

Addis Ababa

Cairo

Bangkok


National diplomatic missions
National Diplomatic Missions

Washington DC

New York

London

Tokyo

Paris


Humanitarian environmental ngos
Humanitarian & Environmental NGOs

Nairobi

Brussels

Bangkok

London

New Delhi


Scientific research
Scientific Research

London

Los Angeles

San Francisco

Boston

Basel

Geneva

New York


WORLD CITIES

“World cities are not simply the world’s largest … cities. Rather, they are the control centers for the global economy, places where critical decision making and interaction take place with regard to global economic, cultural, and political issues” (Knox and Marston 2001, p. 426).



WORLD CITIES

from the Globalization and World Cities Research Center



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