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Mumbai: Bright lights, tight city

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In Mumbai, one of the world's fastest-growing cities, up to a million people can be crammed into one square kilometre. Amrit Dhillon reports on a megacity collapsing under its own weight.
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Stark description of the issues facing a large portion of Mumbai's 13 million inhabitants.

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Mumbai: The minimum city

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"Mumbai has perhaps the most extreme statistics of any metropolis. Its land mass is small, stuck like a crooked blade into the Arabian Sea. It has poor transport links, so people who work in the city live near it. That in turn means it has the highest population density of any big city. But it is also low-rise. Panama City has a taller skyline."

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Developers can play a major role in meeting challenges of growing urbanisation

Developers can play a major role in meeting challenges of growing urbanisation | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
By: Menka Shivdesani When Ajay Maken, Union Minister for Housing and Poverty Alleviation, addressed a conference in Mumbai recently on governance of India's mega cities, one of his key areas of...
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