Top 10 Industrial Cities in the World In 2017

People who live in the cities tend to have all the major social services and institutions at

their doorstep from the best schools to the nearest hospitals to the trendiest of malls and

the best infrastructure. Indeed, cities provide its inhabitants with the high life.But not all

cities are created equal. Some cities are more advanced than others and some struggle

with many social ills as much as they enjoy being in the center of it all.

10.Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is one of Europe’s busiest cities. It is the economic and cultural center of the

rich Dutch economy and is also one of Europe’s most progressive cities. It is one of the

many centers of European civilization, as the Dutch practically ruled the world in the 18th

century. It still retains its importance today despite being overshadowed by other cities in


9.Seoul, South Korea

South Korea was an impoverished small nation in East Asia ravaged by civil war back in the 50’s. 

It lay on barren and battle-stricken land, with Koreans counting on its neighbors 

and the United States for all kinds of aid – including food and medicine. Flash forward 

after 50 years and there is no other city that best exemplifies South Korea’s trillion dollar 

            progress and prosperity than its capital and most populous city.


Singapore is a small city-state located at the tip of the Malaysian peninsula. It is a highly-

developed and high-income city and is considered as the benchmark of most cities in Asia

in terms of infrastructure, urban planning, and city management. It is also one of Asia and

the world’s wealthiest cities – earning the moniker “The Little Empire” from many

contemporary historians.

7.Shanghai, China

Shanghai is China’s wealthiest, most-populous showcase city. It exemplifies the prosperity

and advancement made by China economically and socially in the last 30 years as the

nation grew by more that 11% for 25 consecutive years. China is also home to many

multinational firms and is a hotbed for private investors and tourists alike.

6.Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong remains to be the financial center of Asia. The Hong Kong Dollar is one of

the most heavily traded currencies in the world and the crown colony is a center of

commerce, banking, and education in East Asia. Hong Kong also has the highest ratio of

millionaires and billionaires per square meter.

5.Berlin, Germany

Berlin is easily one of Europe’s most important cities. It is a center of European life and

civilization. The city is an engineering giant, an educational hub, a vast tourist attraction,

and is highly influential when it comes to world affairs.

4.Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is Asia’s most important city and Japan used to be the most influential nation in

Asia and the East before China overtook it just a few years back. Tokyo is known as a

center for technology, engineering, science and biomedicine, and has one of the most

expensive office spaces in the world.

3.Paris, France

Paris is continental Europe’s most important city. It is a major tourist draw and the center

of everything French – from cuisine to fashion to manufacturing and textiles. It is also one

of the most technologically advanced cities in the world.

2.London, United Kingdom

The rivalry of London and Paris still continues up to this day. London has the edge as a

global city – as it has more multinational forms and historically was the center of the

industrial revolution.

1.New York City, United States of America

It has already been said that New York City is not only the center of the western

hemisphere but is still the undisputed center of the world – the quintessential example of


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