Identified ten cities with the most hellish traffic jams.
One of the reasons for buying the car is the convenience and speed of movement. However, there are such unpleasant factors as traffic congestion, which spoils all the fun of driving the car. And all would do, when this is a rare occurrence in the life of a car owner, but it is quite another thing if it spent 4 days in the year.
Presenting your attention the top 10 cities in the world with the long tubes, according Fresher.
10. Brussels — 70 hours
Brussels – the capital of Belgium and of Brussels capital region. In Brussels located institutions of the French and Flemish communities and Flanders, the headquarters of the European Union, NATO office, the Secretariat of the Benelux.
Brussels occupies the tenth place ranking. Innumerable vehicles create endless traffic jams in the city. On average people spend in traffic jams for 70 hours per year.
9. Cologne — 71 hours
Cologne is a city-millionaire is the fourth in population and third largest city of Germany and one of the largest economic and cultural centers of the country. In addition, Cologne is a major center of the 10 million nagahoribashi Rhine-Ruhr region and the center of the 2 million monocentric agglomeration. Cologne is one of the oldest cities in Germany, which played a significant role in the history of Europe throughout its existence since the Roman era. Cologne is famous for its main temple — Cologne Cathedral, one of the main Catholic churches of Germany. The city area of 405 km2 and a population of around 1 million people.
Cologne is the German capital of traffic jams. On average, people here are spending in traffic for about 71 hours a year.
8. Antwerp — 71 hours
Antwerp is the second largest city of Belgium. Also is a sea port, one of the twenty largest ports in the world and is the second in Europe after the port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
The city area is 204 km2 and a population of 510 610 people. On average, people here are spending in traffic for about 71 hours a year.
7. Stuttgart — 73 hours
Stuttgart – city in Germany, one of the most important industrial centres of Germany and an important cultural center. The city area of 207 km2, a population of about 613 thousand people.
Stuttgart residents spend in traffic annually an average of about 73 hours.
6. New York- 73 hours
New York- the largest city in the United States, part of one of the largest urban agglomerations in the world.
New York- the world’s most important financial, political, economic and cultural center. The city area is 1214 km2, a population of about 8.4 million people.
New York never sleeps, so there are traffic jams at any time of the day. Residents of new York spend in traffic jams every year an average of about 73 hours.
5. Houston — 74 hours
Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Texas.
The city is a leading world center for the energy industry, and the economy of the city is also represented by enterprises in the field of Aeronautics, transport and health.
The area of the city in 1552 km2, population – about 2.3 million people.
Traffic congestion in Houston occur due to the large number of vehicles that exceed the maximum capacity of roads and due to poorly developed public transport in the city. During peak hours in the tube slide all the city’s main thoroughfare. Houston residents spend in traffic annually an average of about 74 hours.
4. San Francisco — 75 hours
San Francisco – the city and County in California, USA, named after the Catholic Saint Francis of Assisi.
San Francisco famous Golden Gate bridge, Alcatraz island, a system of cable cars and China town.
Traffic and traffic is the life style of San Francisco. Residents of San Francisco spend in traffic an average of about 75 hours annually.
The city area of 121 km2, with a population of about 850 thousand.
3. Washington — 75 hours
Washington city, the capital of the United States of America. The city area of 177 km2 and a population of about 650 thousand people.
Washington is in third place of the rating. Washington residents complain about traffic jams and saying that Washington is perhaps the busiest city in the USA. They spend in traffic an average of about 75 hours annually.
2. Los Angeles — 81 hours
Los Angeles – a city in the U.S. in southern California located on the Pacific ocean. The largest by population in the state and second in the country, the City is the center of the greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area, with a population of over 17 million people.
Los Angeles is one of the world’s largest cultural, scientific, economic, educational centers, the largest world centers of entertainment industry in film, music, television, and computer games.
City area 1302 km2, with a population of about 3.8 million people.
Los Angeles is famous for its huge traffic jams. Residents of Los Angeles spend in traffic jams every year an average of about 81 hours.
1. London — 101 hours
London is the capital and largest city of the United Kingdom of great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The main political, economic and cultural centre of the UK. The city’s economy is the fifth part of the economy. Refers to the global cities of the highest rank, the world’s leading financial centers.
The area of the city 1706 km2 and a population of over 8.5 million people.
London is very big city and there are a lot of machines. London has the “honorary” first place in the ranking. London residents spend in traffic annually on average, about 101 hours.
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