When we compare the cities to one another, we usually compare them taking their population, surface area, greenery, tourism, popularity, but we don’t usually consider its elevation. There are thousands of cities in the world who are reside g in the highlands, plateaus, and mountain range. Usually thee cities have a good tourism rate because of its elevation.
Many elevated cities are actually national capitals of most countries so it defines their importance to the world. It is unusual to see that or maybe expected that the country would have its population centers closer to the sea level. There are a lot of cities in South America that resides in the mountain ranges. One most notable one is Mexico City which is the world’s 8th largest metropolis. Along with Mexico City, there is Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, Tehran, and Johannesburg. All of these cities are capitals of their respective countries.
Take a look at the following infographic to visualize the world’s most elevated countries.
Infographic by: visualcapitalist