The 21 Smartest Communities in the World for 2015

The ICF ( Intelligent Community Forum) every year gives out an award for the top communities that have benefited from technology and communications. The exact award wants to give are communities that are: “developing inclusive prosperity on a foundation of information and communications technology.

This year Nairobi, Kenya made it in the list making it the most intelligent city in Africa. It still has a long way to go to spread the development to its other cities but its heading on the right direction on creating an environment for growth in the new economy.


Bellow are the 21 Most Intelligent Communities:

Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Astana, Kazakhstan
Aurora, Illinois, USA
Changhua County, Taiwan
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Dubuque, Iowa, USA
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Mitchell, South Dakota, USA
Nairobi County, Kenya
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Prospect and the Eastern Region Alliance, South Australia, Australia
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Shiojiri City, Japan
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Taitung County, Taiwan
Taoyuan County, Taiwan
Whanganui, New Zealand
Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia

Posted in Awards & Ranking | Leave a comment

USA Population Density Map

There is a huge uneven distribution of people in the United States. Mostly concentrating themselves in large cities. Wyoming still ranks as the number 1 state with the lowest population density which is 5 people for every square mile.

The state of California is the clear winner with the largest number of people with a ratio of 1 in 9 person from the United States belongs to the state of California. It also helps to have the largest city in the West Coast with 3.8 million living in Los Angeles. However since California is largeĀ  state, the highest concentration of people goes to New Jersey.

The city with the largest population density still goes to New York City with 8.4 million people.

us population density map
Posted in Population | Leave a comment