Friday, February 12, 2010

Useless (but fun) fact of the day

The densest zip code in the US is on the Upper East Side of New York, with a density of about 580 people per hectare. Metropolitan Mumbai has a density of about 400 people per hectare (h/t/ Alain Bertaud). But the UES is filled cheek-by-jowl with high-rises. Mumbai is not.