City Facts

City Facts

Commissioned by Nokia, I developed a set of 53 illustrations for 53 curated cities in their Maps Desktop Application. Here is a small selection.

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Frankfurt Main

There are officially 13 skycrapers in Germany.
Twelve of them are located in Frankfurt.

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Madrid

Madrid enjoys more cloudless days than almost any other city in Europe.

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Rome

Rome has a museum which is entirely dedicated to pasta.

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Warsaw

Warsaw has the world's narrowest house (97 cm), designed as a workspace for Israeli writer Etgar Keret.

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Wien

Kriml Falls, the highest waterfall in Europe (381m), is in Vienna.

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Oslo

Ringed by mountains, forests and fjords, nature is never more than a 15-min train ride from the Oslo centre.

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Mumbai

Mumbai was built by gradually uniting 7 islands
through land reclamation projects over 5 centuries.

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London

Three babies have been born during journeys
on the London Underground (in 1925, 2008 and 2009).

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Shanghai

Shanghai has a marriage market every weekend full of parents advertising the CVs of their unwed children.

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Boston

America’s first subway system, police department,
public park and public library are all found in Boston.

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Saint Petersburg

The Metro in St. Petersburg is the world's deepest subway (about 100 metres).

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Taipei

The fastest lift in the world is in the Taipei 101 building. It travels at 1,010 metres per minute.

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Barcelona

At a tapas bar, your bill is added up by counting the toothpicks left on your plate. So don't throw them away.

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Amsterdam

When you land in Schiphol Airport, you are actually 4 metres below sea level.