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Old August 21st, 2008, 05:48 PM   #21
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The highest density in Europe is the la Florida district in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Catalonia in Spain. It's got a density of 77,000/km², but it stood at 150,000/km² 30 years ago.

Link to the source: http://www.l-h.cat/anuarisEstadistics_2.aspx?id=2

It's the statistical yearbook of the city, just click on Anuario 2007.


I Think highest in the first world country is Santo Antonio parish in Macau with a density of 102,615/km².


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Old August 21st, 2008, 06:13 PM   #23
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That is insane. Looks like a city from Star Wars or something.
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The Santutxu neighbourhood in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) is the most densely populated neighbourhood of Bilbao and Europe, at 41,430 hab/km2, as Wikipedia says.

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Old August 21st, 2008, 07:05 PM   #25
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The Santutxu neighbourhood in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) is the most densely populated neighbourhood of Bilbao and Europe, at 41,430 hab/km2, as Wikipedia says.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santutxu
La Florida in Hospitalet in Catalonia is 77,000/km². see Post #21.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 07:30 PM   #26
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Wikipedia contradicts itself, the most densely populated place IS Paris, especially the 11th district.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_ar...ement_of_Paris

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Paris is the most densely populated city having a population of more than 1,000,000 in the Western world[citation needed]. Its density, excluding the outlying woodland parks of Boulogne and Vincennes, was 24,448 inhabitants per square kilometre (63,320/sq mi) in the 1999 official census. Even including the two woodland areas its population density was 20,164 inhabitants per square kilometre (52,224.5/sq mi), the fifth most densely populated commune in France following Le Pré-Saint-Gervais, Vincennes, Levallois-Perret, and Saint-Mandé, all of which border the city proper. The most sparsely populated quarters are the western and central office and administration-focussed arrondissements. The city's population is densest in the northern and eastern arrondissements; the 11th arrondissement had a density of 40,672 inhabitants per square kilometre (105,340/sq mi) in 1999, and some of the same arrondissement's eastern quarters had densities close to 100,000/km² (260,000/sq mi) in the same year.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 10:14 PM   #27
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but I thought Macau has the highest density:
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I Think highest in the first world country is Santo Antonio parish in Macau with a density of 102,615/km².
Mong Kok, Hong Kong 160,000 / Km^2 (400,000 / mile^2)

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Old August 21st, 2008, 10:38 PM   #28
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Well because maybe it's the original one in the revolutionary meaning of the early 1800s

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but I thought Macau has the highest density.
I also thought it was Macau. it must have been in the past. Anyway, for some shots that I've seen of HK and this, it must be one of the countries with the lowest quality of living in the developed world. It is full of huge concrete walls.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 11:23 PM   #29
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For those saying Macau, you are technically right because Macau is much smaller, and almost all of it is developed. Thus, if just given territory figures, Macau's figure is very high, and HK's figure is actually quite low.

But, HK has a lot of land that is undeveloped, and thus, the overall figure for HK is skewed way lower than the actual situation.
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Old August 21st, 2008, 11:47 PM   #30
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The highest density in Europe is the la Florida district in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Catalonia in Spain. It's got a density of 77,000/km², but it stood at 150,000/km² 30 years ago.
La Florida is 0.38km² so it's not that large, there are several small areas within Barcelona that have similar or even higher densities. Some of the blocks in Eixample have close to 300 apartments. On 0.01km² with on average 3.5 persons per apartment, that gives a density of more than 100.000.

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Old August 22nd, 2008, 01:11 AM   #31
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For those saying Macau, you are technically right because Macau is much smaller, and almost all of it is developed. Thus, if just given territory figures, Macau's figure is very high, and HK's figure is actually quite low.

But, HK has a lot of land that is undeveloped, and thus, the overall figure for HK is skewed way lower than the actual situation.
Macau is the densest "country" in the world, Monaco second. But they are city states. Interesting here are neighbourhoods and then probably some parts of Paris could actually lead. Even though what about Favelas as Rocinha or Heliopolis or the big slum in Mumbai? They all have over 100'000pop on a very tiny area:


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Old August 22nd, 2008, 02:21 AM   #32
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yeah but it is really ugly mexico city doesn't even have those kind of slums.
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 02:27 AM   #33
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er this aint a beauty contest. The fact is 1 million people live in places like Dharavi. That makes them more dense whether theyre pretty or not.
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 05:48 AM   #34
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think that cities that become toooooo dense, they are unlivable and unhealthy. It also tends to make a city look like they have no living standards.
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 02:23 PM   #35
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La Florida is 0.38km² so it's not that large, there are several small areas within Barcelona that have similar or even higher densities. Some of the blocks in Eixample have close to 300 apartments. On 0.01km² with on average 3.5 persons per apartment, that gives a density of more than 100.000.
OK, but teh neighboring areas also have densities over 40,000/km².
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 03:51 PM   #36
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Saigon streets are the densest on Earth
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Old August 22nd, 2008, 04:56 PM   #37
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The densest urban district in Europe is the 11th arrondissement of Paris, at 41,598 inh. per km² in 2005. La Florida in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat is not an urban district, it's a small neighborhood. There was a thread about this issue and it was all discussed already. The second densest district in Europe is Chamberi in Madrid, and the third densest is the Eixample in Barcelona.
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OK, but teh neighboring areas also have densities over 40,000/km².
True, but the area is still relatively small, the 11th arrondissement of Paris is 3.7km² with 40.000 on average.

In Barcelona you find three very dens neighbourhoods.

1 Sagrada Familia
area 1.04km²
Population 53.000

2 Gracia village
area 2.05 km²
population 84.000

3 Raval
area 1.08km²
population 47.000
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The densest urban district in Europe is the 11th arrondissement of Paris, at 41,598 inh. per km² in 2005. La Florida in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat is not an urban district, it's a small neighborhood. There was a thread about this issue and it was all discussed already. The second densest district in Europe is Chamberi in Madrid, and the third densest is the Eixample in Barcelona.
Chamberi has lower density than Eixample, 31.000km² to 35.500km². Actually, Las Delicias district in Zaragoza is more dens than Chamberi with 33.600/km².

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This map shows the population density in central Paris at the 1999 census. The 11th arrondissement, the Central Business District (QCA in French), and La Défense are highlighted. Some neighborhoods (with green borders) in the eastern part of the of the 11th arrondissement indeed have densities reaching 100,000 inh. per km². The overall density of the 11th arrondissement is lower due to neighborhoods with lower densities, especially in the western part of the 11th.



The highest floor density is not to be found in the 11th arrondissement however. The highest floor density in Paris, and I suspect also in Europe, is to be found in the CBD, particularly around Opéra-Haussmann. La Défense also has a very high floor density due to the skyscrapers there, but it is not shown on the map.

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