Tournament of Cities Sources

 

Tournament of Cities: Europe

 

Higher population: https://worldpopulationreview.com/continents/cities/europe

Closer to prime meridian: https://www.infoplease.com/world/geography/major-cities-latitude-longitude-and-corresponding-time-zones

More green space per capita: http://www.worldcitiescultureforum.com/data/of-public-green-space-parks-and-gardens

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/cities-with-the-most-greenspace.html

More average annual precipitation (mm): https://www.currentresults.com/Weather/Europe/Cities/precipitation-annual-average.php

Later date of Allied capture in World War II: https://www.globalresearch.ca/historythe-world-war-ii-liberation-of-rome-from-german-occupation/5453500

https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/articles/battle-vienna-wwii

 

Tournament of Cities: Africa

Closer to equator https://www.latlong.net/

Higher elevation https://elevation.city/

More total years as the national capital*

https://www.answers.com/Q/Has_Johannesburg_ever_been_the_capital_of_South_Africa

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bujumbura_chronology

https://www.britannica.com/place/Addis-Ababa

https://www.mappr.co/capital-cities/zimbabwe/

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-is-the-capital-of-nigeria.html

http://www.southsudan.net/juba-the-capital-of-south-sudan/

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-is-the-capital-of-namibia.html

https://www.britannica.com/place/Nairobi

Greater percentage of its country’s total population https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/EN.URB.LCTY.UR.ZS?view=chart

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/which-are-the-biggest-cities-in-burundi.html

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/biggest-cities-in-kenya.html

More universities https://versus.com/en/bujumbura-vs-nairobi

 

Tournament of Cities: Asia

Closer to the coast: https://maps.google.com

Earlier date of establishment: https://citypopulation.de/

https://whenonearth.net/longest-continuously-inhabited-cities-asia/

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/21-oldest-continuously-inhabited-places-in-the-world/ss-BBJnxe9

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oldest_continuously_inhabited_cities

More skyscrapers (buildings over 150m): https://www.skyscrapercenter.com/cities?list=buildings-150

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/cities-with-the-most-skyscrapers-in-the-world.html

Lower population density of city proper: https://citypopulation.de/

Higher GDP: https://versus.com/en/bangkok-vs-hanoi

 

Tournament of Cities: U.S.

Lower average commute time https://www.indexmundi.com/facts/united-states/quick-facts/cities/rank/average-commute-time

https://www.bestplaces.net/transportation/city/south_carolina/charleston

More total annual airport passenger boardings https://www.faa.gov/airports/planning_capacity/passenger_allcargo_stats/passenger/media/cy14-commercial-service-enplanements.pdf

More doctors per capita https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/best-healthcare-cities-us

https://www.bestplaces.net/health/city/washington/seattle

Higher startup survival rate https://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/best-cities-startups-survival-austin-dc-seattle-denver.html

https://www.commercialcafe.com/blog/top-20-startup-us-cities-2019/

More Big Four sports teams https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_American_and_Canadian_cities_by_number_of_major_professional_sports_franchises