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Old 09-23-2017, 12:28 PM
 
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Considering that Australia's small population, it has a surprising amount of large cities.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o..._by_population

Sydney: 5,029,768
Melbourne: 4,725,316
Brisbane: 2,360,241
Perth: 2,022,044
Adelaide: 1,324,279
yes , four out of those five are great cities to live , adelaide falls down for its dullness

australia does indeed have a great selection of cities for a population of 20 million

i would pick germany too , no city dominates like happens in france or the uk
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Old 09-23-2017, 12:30 PM
 
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A term like "best collection" is always going to trigger opinions so here's mine:

USA: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Seattle, Boston, New Orleans, Washington DC.
Germany: Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich
Italy: Rome, Florence, Milan, Naples, Venice

There are others but I just pulled these out of thin air.
the usa is enormous so im not sure it should be included , not like any other western nation can compete
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Old 09-23-2017, 07:19 PM
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Location: NYntarctica
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Germany: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Koln, Frankfurt

France: Paris, Lyon, Nice, Toulouse, Strasbourg

Spain: Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, Sevilla, Bilbao, Granada, Donostia, Gasteiz

USA: NYC, Philly, Boston, Washington DC, LA, Portland, Seattle, New Orleans, Minneapolis, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Houston
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Old 09-23-2017, 07:55 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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the usa is enormous so im not sure it should be included , not like any other western nation can compete
I agree with this actually. I usually compare US states to countries, especially European ones because I think that's a more fair comparison in most cases.
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Old 09-24-2017, 03:43 AM
 
Location: the dairyland
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Any country that does not have a huge dominating capital city, so France and the UK are out of the equation. The cities in Spain, Italy, Germany and the US come to mind.
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Old 09-24-2017, 08:57 AM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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Germany: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Koln, Frankfurt

France: Paris, Lyon, Nice, Toulouse, Strasbourg

Spain: Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid, Sevilla, Bilbao, Granada, Donostia, Gasteiz

USA: NYC, Philly, Boston, Washington DC, LA, Portland, Seattle, New Orleans, Minneapolis, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, Houston
I can't believe I forgot Philly. I would definitely place Atlanta over Portland. Portland really isn't a very impressive city.
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Old 09-24-2017, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Astana, Kazakhstan
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I'm gonna go out on a limb and say South Africa just for the hell of it.

Johannesburg, Capetown, Pretoria, Durban, Bloemfontein
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Old 09-24-2017, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Paris
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Any country that does not have a huge dominating capital city, so France and the UK are out of the equation. The cities in Spain, Italy, Germany and the US come to mind.
Why?
Lyon, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Lille, Nice, they are great great cities
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Old 09-24-2017, 11:46 AM
 
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Any country that does not have a huge dominating capital city, so France and the UK are out of the equation. The cities in Spain, Italy, Germany and the US come to mind.
germany has the most even balance of cities

believe it or not dublin dominates the irish economy to a far greater degree than london does the uk economy , now maybe this is not at all unusual in small countries but does vienna , auckland , copenhagen or helsinki completely dominate their respective countries ? , im talking 30% of the economy type deal
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Old 09-24-2017, 11:47 AM
 
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Why?
Lyon, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Lille, Nice, they are great great cities
hardly
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