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Largest Cities of the World - (by metro population) NOTE: Numbers shown include population within the recognized metro area of the city, and they also include people living in the immediate surrounding area outside of the established border of the city, (the immediate suburbs)
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012 | World Economic Forum - The Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012Switzerland tops the overall rankings in The Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012 . Singapore overtakes Sweden for second position. Northern and Western European countries dominate the top 10 with Sweden (3rd), Finland (4th), Germany (6th), the Netherlands (7th), Denmark (8th) and the United Kingdom (10th).
Urban statistics In its section Urban Statistics , City Mayors ranks the world’s largest as well as richest cities and urban areas.
A global spatial database of subnational agricultural land-use statistics. AQUASTAT is FAO's global information system of water and agriculture developed by the Land and Water Development Division of FAO. AQUASTAT provides users with comprehensive information on the state of agricultural water management across the world, with emphasis on developing countries and countries in transition.