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Major cities in Europe, Russia and NIS (with over one million inhabitants)

In 2000, the world had 6.1 billion human inhabitants. This number could rise to more than 9 billion in the next 50 years. For the last 50 years, world population multiplied more rapidly than ever before, and more rapidly than it will ever grow in the future.

Year: 2006

From collection: ENRIN Archive

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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