Rise of the megacities
A view of downtown Shanghai on a hazy day, May 15, 2012. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
A view of the city skyline from the Shanghai Financial Center building, October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Tokyo's skyscrapers are seen from a viewing deck of Tokyo Tower, July 5, 2009. REUTERS/Issei Kato
The "Christ the Redeemer" statue in Rio de Janeiro, June 5, 2005. REUTERS/Bruno Domingos
Vehicles drive on flyovers during the evening rush hour in central Shanghai, December 29, 2010. REUTERS/Aly Song
Rain clouds gather over the city of Sao Paulo, May 4, 2009. REUTERS/Alex Almeida
The view from the first observatory deck of the Tokyo Sky Tree in Tokyo, October 30, 2011. REUTERS/Issei Kato
Early morning haze is seen over a nearly empty Tahrir Square in Cairo, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Crisp
An aerial view of Indonesia's capital city of Jakarta, October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Supri
A view of the financial district of Pudong on a rainy day in Shanghai, September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Construction workers prepare steel rods as they work on a building site in central Beijing, May 21, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray
The China World Trade Center Tower III, the tallest building in Beijing, March 26, 2011. REUTERS/Grace Liang
A general view of uptown in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, July 31, 2009. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
A shanty town is seen in front of the skyline of Manila's financial district of Makati City, March 5, 2008. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
Traffic moves during the evening as the Howrah Bridge is lit up in the background in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, August 1, 2008. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw
Buildings and roads are seen from the window of an airplane over New Delhi, August 18, 2009. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli
Clouds pass over the skyline of midtown Manhattan in New York, October 15, 2011. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
An aerial view of a central district of Mumbai, December 22, 2006. REUTERS/Arko Datta
A general view of the skyline from the Makati City Hall in Manila, May 11, 2010. REUTERS/Nicky Loh
A view of the sky line with the Cairo tower (L) and the Nile river is seen in downtown Cairo, February, 7, 2010. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih
Downtown Los Angeles, California, July 16, 2011. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
Monsoon clouds gather over the Mumbai skyline, June 7, 2007. REUTERS/Punit Paranjpe
Storm clouds are seen above the city in Sao Paulo, January 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mario Miranda
The Bosphorus Bridge is illuminated in Istanbul, October 21, 2011. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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