March 3, 2010

Updated - World database of urban areas, 1950-2050

World map of large cities in 2005

The database of cities and megacities has been updated to version 1.1. Coordinates have been corrected and the license changed, among other things. The data is available as maps, for Google Earth, in an animation video and for GIS data download.


Please visit the full page for data downloads in GIS and table format, for the animation video and for Google Earth download


Trends and projections in the population of the largest urban areas, 1950-2050