Urbanization And The Rise Of Megacities

Mass migration from rural areas to urban centers gives rise to megacities-cities housing more than 10 million people, which are often the centers of economic activity in a given country. New York and Tokyo were the first to be recognized as megacities in the 1950s. Today, there are 32 megacities across the globe, and this number is set to grow.

Govind Bhutada — Mapped: The World’s Next Megacities by 2030

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