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Cities That Beat Madrid

For each category, name any World City that ranks higher than Madrid, Spain, Have Fun!
*Defined as having an HDI (Human Development Index) score over 800.
**It was called that at the time.
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Last updated: August 1, 2022
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Category
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20
Most Populous First-World* City to Never have Held the Olympics
New York City | Osaka | Buenos Aires | Istanbul | Nagoya | Chicago | Taipei | Kuala Lumpur | Riyadh | Washington D.C. | Santiago | Singapore | Boston | San Francisco | Toronto | Philadelphia | Hong Kong | Dallas | Houston
13
Oldest Metro System
London | Chicago | Glasgow | Budapest | Paris | Boston | Berlin | Athens | New York City | Philadelphia | Hamburg | Buenos Aires
11
Highest # of Metro Stations
New York City | Shanghai | Beijing | Paris | Guangzhou | Seoul | Shenzhen | Chengdu | London | Wuhan
11
Most Populous in Europe in 1700
Constantinople** | London | Paris | Naples | Lisbon | Amsterdam | Moscow | Venice | Rome | Milan
7
Closest City to the Mediterranean with a Population ≥5,000,000
Istanbul | Alexandria | Amman | Milan | Cairo | Ankara
7
Busiest International Flight Destination from Mexico City (2020)
Los Angeles | Miami | Houston | New York City | Dallas | Chicago
7
Tallest Skyscraper in Europe
St. Petersburg | Moscow | Warsaw | London | Istanbul | Frankfurt
6
Most Populous Spanish-Speaking City
Mexico City | Buenos Aires | Lima | Bogota | Santiago
5
Most Populous Starting With "M"
Manila | Mumbai | Mexico City | Moscow
5
Highest Capacity Stadium in Europe
Barcelona | London | Dublin | Paris
5
Highest Elevation First-World* National Capital
San José | Andorra la Vella | Ankara | Jerusalem
5
Busiest Airport in Europe by Passenger Numbers (2019)
London | Paris | Amsterdam | Frankfurt
4
Closest to the Prime Meridian with a Population ≥5,000,000
London | Paris | Lagos
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