Metro Manila · About Megacities
Never heard of the term Megacity before? Don't know if you are a 'Megacitizen' or not? And where do global cities come in - do I live in a global or Megacity? Just have a look around and all your questions will be answered, and if not: drop us an email.
MEGACITIZENS.com covers not only qua definition 'Megacities' but the so-called 'Global Cities' as well. Megacitizens live in both, Megacities as well as Global Cities.
Megacities are geographically distributed all over the world - but united in their common appearance and the things they stand for. No matter which Megacity you enter, there are certain things that you will be able to spot in all of them. Sometimes Megacities across the globe are closer connected than a Megacity and another city in the same country are.
A 'Megacity' is constituted of more than 10 millions inhabitants and - most of the time - is a combination of several smaller cities that naturally or artificially grew together to one large city of cities, the Megacity. Global Cities however are subject to their political, financial, cultural et cetera value.
Working in a Megacity has its positives and negatives but more often, the positive things outweigh the latter. Finding work in a Megacity can be easy if your skill set is needed in a specifically to Megacities to find work, the job market is prone to saturation. Options for employment are global and national companies, business process outsourcing units, international organizations as well as start-ups and the government.
This article compiles suggestions for Megacities-related literature. This can be anything under the sun, ranging from news articles to entire books which deal with socio-economic environments in large cities. Be a contributor and send us your suggestion!