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The top 15 most densely populated square kilometer in each European country.
Published in The Guardian , the work of Professor Aladair Rae of the University of Sheffield who has crunched data from the Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL), maps the top 15 most densely populated square kilometer in each European country.
Not surprisingly, the most densely populated kilometer in Europe is situated in Barcelona, with 53 119 inhabitants.
Paris comes second, with 52 210 inhabitants, followed by Szczecin in Poland (32 752), and Brussels (29 100).
London comes last of the top 15, with 20 477 inhabitants in its most populated square kilometer, situated in west London, and Geneva (21 456).
Overall, “there are 33 one kilometer squares in Europe with a population of 40 000 or more”, writes The Guardian. 23 are situated in Spain and 10 in France.