Tokyo, which translates to “Eastern Capital,” was named Edo until 1869 when the Japanese city was renamed by Emperor Meiji.
After Mumbai, Delhi is the second richest Indian city. As of 2017, the city had a total wealth of $450 billion.
China’s city of Shanghai is home to the world’s longest subway system, which stretches nearly 400 miles.
As a result of water shortages and drought worsened by climate change, some parts of Mexico City – were originally built a mile.
The Brazilian city of São Paulo has the third-worst commute in the world, according to Thrillist.
The city of Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is India's leading financial capital and home to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The city is nicknamed “The Nation’s Kitchen” because of the vital role it played in managing Japan’s economy.
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and home to more than one-quarter of all Egyptians. The city is known for the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Is the largest city in the United States, with a population twice the size of Los Angeles, the country’s second-biggest city.
The Chinese government 2017 announced plans to limit the capital's population to 23 million.