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State of Latin America and the Caribbean Cities 2012

Towards a New Urban Transition

  • Author: UN-HABITAT
  • Publication date: November 2012
  • Page count: 190
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 12.III.Q.2

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ISBN: 9789210561570

About the product

With 80% of its population living in cities, Latin America and the Caribbean is the most urbanized region on the planet. Located here are some of the largest and best-known cities, like Mexico City, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Bogota, Lima and Santiago. The region also boasts hundreds of smaller cities that stand out because of their dynamism and creativity. This edition of State of Latin American and Caribbean cities presents the current situation of the region’s urban world, including the demographic, economic, social, environmental, urban and institutional conditions in which cities are developing.