Why Cities Exist

  • Published: 23 January 2018
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Comments • 3 894

  • Glasses Gus
    Glasses Gus  10 hours back

    The largest city in Europe is Istanbul and the second largest is Moscow .....

    • cool tfoff
      cool tfoff  21 hours back

      War plays a big part also.

      • Alexander Hopper
        Alexander Hopper  1 days back

        'mini city'

        • Juan Ernesto Rodriguez Gravina

          Buenos Aires 13.5M
          Córdoba 1.8M

          Montevideo 1.3M
          Salto 0.13M

          Santiago 7.1M
          Valparaíso 1.8M

          Lima 9m
          Arequipa 1m

          Bogota 8.5m
          Medellín/Cali 2.5m

          I could keep on going, but most countries in Latin America have a major metropolis as its capital and a second city 10 times smaller or so. Then you hace countries Ecuador with a couple of cities contending for the first place in population, but still, that weird rule you made up doesn’t apply.

          • Will Sawtell
            Will Sawtell  3 days back

            Your narrative seems to be UN static pushed. Why don't you go learn some critical thinking skills & quit vomiting this elitist garbage you're pushing on people.

            • Karan K
              Karan K  5 days back

              3:30 autotune weirdo

              • Justin Viggiano
                Justin Viggiano  5 days back

                Circular city would be most efficient!

                • Hilderspilder99
                  Hilderspilder99  6 days back

                  The largest city in Europe isn't London, it's Istanbul

                  • Hilderspilder99
                    Hilderspilder99  6 days back

                    Moscow is 2cd and Paris is 3rd, not 2cd. London is 4th

                • B1ueSyrup
                  B1ueSyrup  7 days back

                  "Why cities exist?"
                  *Vscauce Flashbacks*

                • Carson King
                  Carson King  1 weeks back

                  “Why do cities exist?”

                  “Oh, that’s because of dolphins”

                  • A Dumb Bitch
                    A Dumb Bitch  1 weeks back

                    Cologne cologne

                    • Ty Barker
                      Ty Barker  1 weeks back

                      Shoutout to Cologne, the only German City I’ve ever been to!

                      • Octave 2003
                        Octave 2003  1 weeks back

                        Paris = 13 millions people in 2019

                        • Plants Tho
                          Plants Tho  1 weeks back

                          What happens to cities when 90% of jobs become automated?

                          • dean riedener
                            dean riedener  1 weeks back

                            Moscow is the largest city in Europe not london

                            • Arath Sanchez
                              Arath Sanchez  3 days back

                              dean riedener actually Istanbul is the biggest city in Europe

                          • Garuda Stan
                            Garuda Stan  1 weeks back


                            • Genius by Design
                              Genius by Design  2 weeks back

                              No human immigrate near servitude !!!

                              • Nafis Mubashir
                                Nafis Mubashir  2 weeks back

                                the thing is that so many people are so specialized in some things over others thus trade being nessesary is no shocker however certain indivisuals and groups biggest e.g. being china take advantage of this and it's just sad and confusing the china v. usa but even though i like china prospering the us is at the very least doesn't do deception though thinking this through i believe know that is some sort of karma after all the uk decived china into bankrupcy( though not really ) so i guess china wants to do the same?

                                • Water
                                  Water  2 weeks back

                                  Lol u listed the first second and third richest countries where 90% of people live in cities the. There’s ireland which is the 4th richest and only about 49% live in cities

                                  • wakama
                                    wakama  2 weeks back

                                    I'm pretty sure Moscow is the largest city in Europe and that Paris is definitely not second. Otherwise, nice video.

                                    • R.K. Force Guy
                                      R.K. Force Guy  2 weeks back

                                      see the pun you did there.

                                      • Flat Earth Is Real
                                        Flat Earth Is Real  2 weeks back

                                        5:19 look then read comments

                                      • Anna Koubek
                                        Anna Koubek  2 weeks back

                                        Its impossible to make a pencil by yourself. Lol price of everything ref

                                        • Cortland Laidlaw
                                          Cortland Laidlaw  2 weeks back

                                          You pronounce 'food' as 'feud' sometimes.

                                          • Firebeast Gaming
                                            Firebeast Gaming  3 weeks back

                                            5:22 Cologne is Frankfurt???

                                            • datitingammez
                                              datitingammez  3 weeks back

                                              9:29 *i started sweating because i thought amazon bought skillshare and started advertising these kinds of videos*

                                              • D Carbs
                                                D Carbs  3 weeks back

                                                UK's city population, for an old country doesn't follow that distribution. London is 4x the size of #2 Birmingham (not twice), and 5x the size of #3 Manchester, and over 10x all other cities below that. Clusters of similarly sized cities with large gaps between clusters' populations.

                                                • Rashaad Scott
                                                  Rashaad Scott  3 weeks back

                                                  You called Huston, Hughes Net. Bastard smh

                                                  • OwlNation Legal
                                                    OwlNation Legal  3 weeks back

                                                    Cities are POPULATION OVERSHOOT and cannot produce the air, water, food and energy to sustain themselves, and thus guarantee a mass dieoff by relying on a planet that cannot handle the resource depletion and waste. For example, pristine land is being opened up to mining because some industrialist earns a profit selling gizmos to urban dwellers and thus gets in a fight with farmers (where food is made) or naturalists (where air and water are made) and the miner/driller pollutes the water, destroys the land and destroys their neighbors which degrades the life of urbanites until they too perish. The solution is to literally plug civilization beneath ground, keeping the surface wild as much as possible, green and oxygen producing. Our CO2 global warming problem would be ancient history with the right subterranean cityscapes and zero-emission utilities/transport. No such luck, and all life on Earth will be extinct in well under a decade, perhaps  just a few years. There's a reason riots are popping up all around the world and its either urban dwellers pissed about crappy conditions, crappy food/water/pollution and outrageous housing costs, or farmers/rural dwellers pissed about industrial pollution and land grabbing. And that just about sums up our rise and fall.

                                                    • Lord.L.
                                                      Lord.L.  3 weeks back

                                                      Actually Moscow has pop of 12 million which is more than London

                                                      • The Demon Lord
                                                        The Demon Lord  3 weeks back

                                                        Moscow is the largest city in Europe

                                                        • Tjolle De Byf
                                                          Tjolle De Byf  3 weeks back

                                                          I have to watch this for school

                                                          • Alex Daniel
                                                            Alex Daniel  3 weeks back

                                                            What I find irritating about this is channel is how dictatorially definitive his belief is in his theories. That largest city then half then a third then one fourth theory is absolutely nonsense. Look at the UK, France, Italy and China.

                                                            • rymonkey007
                                                              rymonkey007  4 weeks back

                                                              So your suggesting we give everyone 5 Akers of land so everyone has to be a farmer now? Super misleading statistic. Especially since it doesn’t take account of places people can’t live like all of Antarctica an entire continent or mount Everest.

                                                              • RandomVidz TV
                                                                RandomVidz TV  4 weeks back

                                                                Houston has the largest medical center in the world.

                                                                • Ludvig Martinelle
                                                                  Ludvig Martinelle  4 weeks back

                                                                  The largest city in Europe is Moscow (Istanbul if you're stupid)

                                                                  • Andri Már
                                                                    Andri Már  4 weeks back

                                                                    Not in Iceland, the top 5 cities have (2018) 1=126.041, 2=35.970, 3=29.412, 4=18.787, 5=17.805. So the pattern here are
                                                                    1= 1/1
                                                                    2= 1/3,5
                                                                    3= 1/4,3
                                                                    4= 1/6,7
                                                                    5= 1/7

                                                                    • DDS Software
                                                                      DDS Software  4 weeks back

                                                                      What vid you gonna do next the logistics of humans breathing oxygen and its impact on the environment.. pfft

                                                                      • Rubiconnn
                                                                        Rubiconnn  4 weeks back

                                                                        I had DCS Black Shark flashbacks when I heard that music at 1:30

                                                                        • Kevin Oduor
                                                                          Kevin Oduor  4 weeks back

                                                                          This single video alone deserves an award.

                                                                          • Christian Knight
                                                                            Christian Knight  4 weeks back

                                                                            Repent and trust Jesus!

                                                                            • zadose
                                                                              zadose  4 weeks back

                                                                              Living in a city is a nightmare for someone who wants a family or likes open space.

                                                                              • selectivitism
                                                                                selectivitism  1 months back

                                                                                5 acres...

                                                                                • YUSKHAN
                                                                                  YUSKHAN  1 months back

                                                                                  Britain is not Europe and the largest city in Europe is Moscow

                                                                                  • TianoPCGamer
                                                                                    TianoPCGamer  1 months back

                                                                                    This is 9th Grade history lmao

                                                                                    • Austin Martín Hernández

                                                                                      At the end you described the beauty of capitalism and specialization. Yet we have freaking communists trying to take over.

                                                                                      • Andrew W.
                                                                                        Andrew W.  1 months back

                                                                                        4:58 and as always, thanks for watching.

                                                                                        • Galaxy 18
                                                                                          Galaxy 18  1 months back

                                                                                          Btw Istanbul’s population is 14 million