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The U.S. ranks 1st in large protected areas

24 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are 258 protected areas in the United States larger than 100,000 hectares. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

large protected areas.xlsx

The U.S. ranks 109th in population in largest city

24 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 8% of Americans live in the largest city in the United States (i.e. New York City). That makes the United States tied for one-hundred-ninth in that category with Italy, Malaysia, and Ukraine. Hong Kong and Singapore tie for first, at 100%.

Population in Largest City.xlsx