Why Cities Exist

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NightEule5
NightEule5

4:58 Ayyyy, it's Zipf again! :D

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Matthew Clements
Matthew Clements

GDP per capita not GDP

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XRdude
XRdude

3:44 what about moscow?

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Jack Hewitt
Jack Hewitt

I am 2 brooks froma british fulfillmet center u can see my house

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Connor Reeves
Connor Reeves

This video is so inaccurate because u can’t say London is the biggest city in the would when it is japan and put you locations in the wrong place .

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Matthew Clements
Matthew Clements

Connor Reeves Japan do you mean Tokyo

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Alexander-Maurice Mill
Alexander-Maurice Mill

3:52 Berlin: Am I a joke to you? Also Berlins population since 1910: Parkour!

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Zoran Khalid
Zoran Khalid

3:44 Istanbul is the largest city in Europe not London, Moscow is the second largest city in Europe not Paris

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sphynx724
sphynx724

5:21 Cologne is smaller than Cologne, makes perfect sense

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Zinoun1000
Zinoun1000

The thumbnail is actually from Doha’s skyline. Doha is the capital of Qatar. Quite beautiful skyline.

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Woafy
Woafy

The population fraction thing doesn’t occur in the uk. London = 9 million. Birmingham = 1.1 million

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Mr Kidney Beans
Mr Kidney Beans

ZIPFS LAW

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Unrealistic Fiction
Unrealistic Fiction

Today the highest population city in Europe is Istanbul, second goes to Moscow. Look it up 3:43

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Ethan Grubbs
Ethan Grubbs

Pareto distribution. Prices Law

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Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin

8:44 fuckers stole my car industry Can't have shit in Detroit

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Hobgoblin
Hobgoblin

4:42 ZIPF MYSTERY!!!

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ojas malla
ojas malla

You’re brilliant.

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MANETIT Naj
MANETIT Naj

4:54 france: No. : Paris:12 000 000 Lyon:2 000 000 Marseille :1 700 000 Toulouse: 1 300 000 Nice: 1 000 000

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MANETIT Naj
MANETIT Naj

3:46 Moscow: are you a joke to me?

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w dvd
w dvd

1:01 Disease is definitely more easily spread in NYC

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Andrea Gettling
Andrea Gettling

5:21 frankford is tagged as cologne

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Dan D.
Dan D.

That motorcycle recklessly weaving through traffic at 10:32 gave me anxiety.

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Jonathan Favela
Jonathan Favela

what awsome

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Ruben Emblem
Ruben Emblem

Something more to compliment Boston for?

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Shadow 989
Shadow 989

i love how all three of the poorest countries are african

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PruCo
PruCo

So. 1 acre of land can feed 1 person right now. We could have 5 acres of land for every person in the world. If we assume everyone can farm and stuff, and all of that land is arable, we could roughly feed 37.5 billion people with only 7.5 billion. Just saying.

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DD Kay
DD Kay

"only 1 acre of land is now needed to feed one person".... sounds bad to me ...

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Xero 229
Xero 229

XD

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Raising Agent
Raising Agent

Cologne Cologne

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Ben Bladen
Ben Bladen

Okay boomer Paris has a larger population than London ,and it is waaaaaaay more than 2.2 mil. That’s less than Milan

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good person
good person

humans are like lightning. Looking for the path with least resistance

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Fred
Fred

The population of cities is difficult to estimate because census definitions often do no give the population of metropolitan areas. The city of Bogor in Indonesia once had about 75% of its population outside the city limits. Worldwide, administrative cities seldom govern the entire metropolis, giving rise to many problems related to roads, drainage, water supply, sanitation, solid waste (garbage) management, etc as well as services, such as schools.

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Cody Purvis
Cody Purvis

It’s a good video and good production quality the only problem is archaeology evidence is proving everything you’re saying is wrong the first plow found is 14,000 years old we know of cities in Africa and the Middle East that are 12,000 years old. And something I’ve never been able to understand is how come we have found anatomically correct human skulls from 30,000 years ago that are already evolved to the point where they can grind and eat plant matter with there teeth and a full modern jaw.if we didn’t invent agriculture for another 18,000 years.

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Ukepa
Ukepa

I question whether there isn't an alternative to cities. So many of their advantages have relocated or become obsolete leaving the disadvantages behind.

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Veo 16
Veo 16

Some inconsistencies here. But still a great video. I live Ho Chi Minh City, which has a population of 12M. London pales in comparison.

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Joel Madden
Joel Madden

Why do Cities exist Because of us Great Britian ;)

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Phiro
Phiro

Ooh wendover you're so quirky for bringing up the zipf mystery

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rigel daukas
rigel daukas

Something else that I, a random American high schooler, want to mention; European cities, specifically those with mixed commercial and residential zones, are even more efficient than cities with split residential and commercial districts because then cities can expand upwards instead of outward. I think there’s a Vsauce or CGP Grey video on why some cities expand up instead of out. I’ll try to find the vid and link it here

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ByZ Hellas
ByZ Hellas

Most populated city in Europe is Constantinople

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wO
wO

So Berlin with 3.5 M is not the second largest in europe but paris with 2.2 M is. Hm. Interesting math.

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russianarkadiy
russianarkadiy

Largest city in Europe is Moscow. Not London. London is largest city in Western Europe. Not all of Europe. Be more specific please.

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Adam Dickinson
Adam Dickinson

Around 1:30 because apparently 54÷2 is 34 now...

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chomikxd3
chomikxd3

wtf Moscow has more people than London? lol

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Marco Vermeer
Marco Vermeer

Cologne = Köln.

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Justin Kirk
Justin Kirk

Maybe in an absolute free market...

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David Vavra
David Vavra

Cities breed insanity.

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Blanco
Blanco

Fuck does that mean “land in new york costs $38” ?? Where New York? Lake Ontario New York or NYC New York? Cuz in NYC for $38, you’re barely getting lunch let alone a square foot of land lmfao.

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Celtic Larper
Celtic Larper

city people are ants

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Radu Costache
Radu Costache

Istanbul and Moscow are both bigger than London!

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Mr. GeforcerFX
Mr. GeforcerFX

I love making and running the logistics of cities in various games. But I can barely stand my city/town of 40,000, I can't imagine living in a city of a million or more, would drive me mad.

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Up-a-Creek
Up-a-Creek

Cities create Anxiety... you put a bunch or Rats in a small confined space and they will eat each other...

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Up-a-Creek
Up-a-Creek

and Chicago is the Hub for CRIME...

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Matt E
Matt E

Why do you have to constantly question everything? Make a video on that.

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Jakob Wikström
Jakob Wikström

Sweden: Stockholm, 1 mil, Gothenburg, 500k, Malmö, 250 k

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Richard Allen
Richard Allen

What if Tesla build underground? -would have to be beneath all the existing infrastructure.

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Bee Hart
Bee Hart

Detroit existed because the automobile industry was there. The city started out as housing and shops supplied for the workers to live close to the plants. Back in the day employers knew people where happier living close to their work and happy people made hard working employees. The city built up around them because happy people working well paying jobs have large families and large happy families spend money. The more money people have to spend the more shops and businesses can open. Cities don't form and then people come. People form the cities and Detroit is only proof that the moment you treat your employees like slaves and want them to work endless hours for crap pay that the people start to do lower quality work. The product gets a bad reputation. If you are going to settle for low quality work you might as well outsource it to countries that do low quality work at a fraction of the pay. Especially in countries were you don't have to maintain any sort of safety measures and can cut as many corners to keep overhead at it's cheapest. That is also why American made cars are now pieces of crap that will barely last you ten years and why cars from 60 years ago are still running in prime condition. There is a lot to be said for a country who builds machines with pride in their work and that is something Americans lost a long time ago.

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Jumbo Clicks
Jumbo Clicks

🙄 Times change people adapt. Shit happens

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kristof balling
kristof balling

worst stats ever

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pro hacker
pro hacker

While in istanbul, here is 15 million people living in a small city, and rest of the 80 provinces get the remaining 65 million.

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MrPlasma
MrPlasma

5:21 Why is Frankfurt labeled as cologne

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Panama Jack
Panama Jack

They should build a car manufacturing plant soho ftw

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Jay Johnson
Jay Johnson

Greed!

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Aaron C
Aaron C

If its cologne leave it alone if its a fish make it a dish

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David
David

I live in Vancouver and I fucking hate cities. I would way rather live out in the middle of nowhere away from people but I cant get work in a rural area so instead Im stuck in this concrete jungle. The fact that most people here WANT to live like this is beyond my understanding. It costs money to do ANYTHING. Housing is off the charts expensive. Takes forever to get anywhere. If you want to take a shit you have to wait behind 5 people. If you want to park your car you get charged up the ass. Everything feels like a competition. People are too busy and work oriented to care about socializing or talking to a stranger. You really do feel completely insignificant in a city.

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ByronQ
ByronQ

2nd biggest City in europe is berlin

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Vorname Nachname
Vorname Nachname

BMW is actually still located in Munic today.

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Time lapses from around the World
Time lapses from around the World

5:22 hast an error

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Fleidy Leegyrson
Fleidy Leegyrson

This video is so cool. Natural patterns in cities means cities are natural that's SICK

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Charlie's Maiden Covers
Charlie's Maiden Covers

2018: our modern world 3018 niggas: huahehuehuahueheuhe

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Time lapses from around the World
Time lapses from around the World

Charlie's Maiden Covers WTF

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Synox1907
Synox1907

How can something not be natural that is made by a natural human? I mean for me, if something is unnatural, its not real. Maybe I just dont like the word unnatural xD

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Alonso Lopez
Alonso Lopez

Latest

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Dan Gleason
Dan Gleason

So I guess you watched the vsauce video from 3 years ago...

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Alin Serban Iuliu
Alin Serban Iuliu

Madrid 5 millions Barcelona 5 milions

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Roger Dinhelm
Roger Dinhelm

Population proportions brake in Russia: Moscow - 15 mil, S.Petersburg - 5 mil, and next 15 cities - near 1 mil.

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MMVatrix
MMVatrix

when you said frankfurt, on the map it said cologne

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Paul Rothstein
Paul Rothstein

love how Frankfurt is spelled Cologne

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Ritesh Gorkhali
Ritesh Gorkhali

Hey! Thats Ziff!

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TheGoldenNuggetYT
TheGoldenNuggetYT

stonks

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Troll King
Troll King

nope.. only lazy motorists walk as slow as 3mph. the average among non-drivers is _5mph_ with outliers as high as _seven._

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Scappley
Scappley

This video explains why detroit failed too

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justin
justin

Which city is shown at 1:25 ?

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