The 10 largest cities in the world are not necessarily the busiest nor are the ones with the highest population in the world, some cities, because of their country or their location, are naturally busy despite their size. This then, is not a list of the sizes of the cities but a list of the top 10 busiest cities in 2014.
Although this is not the capital of its country, it is one of the major cities in Germany and is considered to be its busiest. It is home to the European Central Bank and also houses the world’s largest internet exchange point.
It is hardly surprising that the capital of the most country with the highest population appears on this list. It is the center for the politics and culture of its country and is also a major hub for its transportation networks.
As well as being the economic, political, cultural and scientific center for Russia, this cities history also brings a lot of visitors to it annually.
This is a beautiful city that has a population of 19 million, plus is home to the largest container port in the world and a global shipping center. This is the ideal place for budding entrepreneurs, whether their interests are in new technologies or old fashioned arts, they are all found here.
Located on the Southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, this city is home to the highest percentage of millionaires. As there are no restrictions on minimum wage, the city attracts businesses and keeps healthy employment levels. The most popular type of transport in this city is taxi.
This is a city of over 20 million people, plus most of the air transport and 70% of the countries shipping happens from here. The high standard of living offered by the city, is a magnet for the country’s people, ensuring that the city stays busy.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Although one of the most densely populated placed in the world, the city often leads the way in hi-tech and green technologies. The city is kept busy by being one of the major trading centers in the world.
With 63 million people passing through its airport every year and being home to the London Stock Exchange, it is fortunate to have a sophisticated metro system.
This city that often vies for top spot is a hive of business with 25 convenient stores for every square mile. This is perhaps the only city that will give you a late pass if your transport is not on time.
New York, USA
As well as being home to the New York Stock Exchange, the city is also host to the United Nations headquarters. The business activities of the city, added to the many tourists that visit it, means that this really is the city that doesn’t sleep, also making it the busiest city in the world.