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Old Posted Jun 19, 2017, 1:41 AM
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Originally Posted by muppet View Post
Paris (City of) is denser than NYC 5 boroughs (55,000 per sq mile as opposed to 27,000 per sq mile). The city of Paris boundaries has about 82% the density of Manhattan over an area about 80% bigger. The central areas of the Intramuros are of course comparable to Manhattan. The densest arrondisement (11th) is as dense as the densest city board on Manhattan.

In short Itramuros Paris (without its parks) is like Manhattan (without its parks), but slightly bigger.
Though Paris has a significantly smaller area of extreme high density as NYC.

Around 75% of high density neighborhoods in NYC are outside Manhattan (as is true in Paris; most high density neighborhoods, including the highest density neighborhoods, aren't in the core).

NYC has around 5 million people living at extreme densities, Paris around 3-4 million, and Barcelona around 3 million. London only has a few hundred thousand at high density; I don't believe there's any western first world city besides NYC, Paris and Barcelona with more than 2 million people living at high density. I believe Madrid is #4 but nowhere close to the other three.
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