Pop Quiz: Can You Identify Cities By Density Alone?

A Planetizen editor failed this quiz.

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March 22, 2019, 5:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


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The LSE Cities Urban Age Programme created density maps showing the number of people living in each square kilometer of a 100km by 100km area in cities around the world, and The Guardian put the maps into a multiple-choice quiz.

With so many cities around the world represented, the quiz is fairly difficult. I'll admit that I only got 5/10, thanks to luck, context clues, and missing the easiest question on the quiz.

The article also includes a little appeal for the benefits of density.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 in The Guardian

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