Edmonton, capital of Alberta, Canada, with 899447 people, has comfortable precipitation and snowfall levels in summer and winter, and 2300 hours of sunshine per year. Summer temperatures of 6-23 C drop to 2 to -15 in winter.
Is host to premier research and education centres, and hundreds of cultural events each year. It is home to the longest stretch of connected urban parkland in North America, Canada’s largest living history museum, and is branded as the business service gateway to the North.
Hyderabad, the current capital city of Telangana state is spread across 650 sqkm with 6731790 population as on 2011. GHMC governs the civic infrastructure of the city; HMWSSB regulates RWH, Sewerage services and Water Supply; and Telangana PCB regulates industrial waste, air, noise and water pollution in the city. Mayor is the titular head and Commissioner is the executive head of the GHMC. Metro Rail project expected to commence from Dec, 2017 is estimated to cater 17 lakh passengers per day.
Moscow, the capital of Russia and Europe's second largest city, is home to over 11 million inhabitants. The northern megacity is rich in history and serves as a national cornerstone for economy, politics, science and culture. In recent years, the City of Moscow has displayed dedicated effort in the promotion of a sustainable and healthy environment through the preservation of green area and biodiversity, while improving citizens' quality of life. In 2013, the City planted 48,000 trees, boosting the city's green area 15%, and expanded cycling paths 27 km. Moscow also encourages citizen participation in creating a sustainable city through awards, such as the 2014 Moscow Government Environmental Protection Prize.
The Byron Shire region is located in the north-east coast of NSW, Australia. The region covers 556.7km2, and includes 44 towns, including the larger regional centres of Byron Bay and Mullumbimby. The region is predominantly rural. The resident population of the Byron Shire in 2015 was 32,723, but the region also attracts over 1.3 million visitors annually. in 2015, Byron Shire committed to a zero emissions target, covering to whole region. This is a ten year target (2025) which covers the major identified sectors of emissions: energy, buildings, transport, land use and waste.
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland, with more than two million inhabitants living in the greater city area. Following a sharp decline in its role as a powerhouse of industry and transatlantic trade under the British Empire, Glasgow is now one of the fastest growing cities in the United Kingdom in economic terms. Growth sectors include low carbon industries, engineering, design & manufacturing, the life sciences, financial & business as well as tourism & events. However, in some areas Glasgow still faces severe social deprivation and has one of the lowest life expectancies of any city in the UK.
The City of Chula Vista is located at the center of one of the richest cultural, economic and environmentally diverse zones in the United States. It is the second-largest City in San Diego County with a population of 250,000. Chula Vista boasts more than 50 square miles of coastal landscape, canyons, rolling hills, mountains, quality parks, and miles of trails. Chula Vista is a leader in conservation and renewable energy, has outstanding public schools, and has been named one of the top safest cities in the country.
Chula Vista has made exceptional advances in preparing the City for business expansion and attraction, collaborating with Baja California officials, and creating an environment for economic growth and prosperity. The City has established economic development initiatives that have created quality infrastructure, a strong consumer base and a well-educated and experienced workforce. Civic leaders are not stopping there; amassing a large volume of commercial/industrial development lands, pursuing a progressive business and employment investment policy, and completing acquisition of the 375-acre University Park and Innovation District site that will create even greater opportunities for your business in the future. The 535-acre Chula Vista Bayfront project will transform the area into a thriving residential and world-class waterfront resort destination. The Plan will establish thousands of new jobs, create new public parks, protect natural coastal resources, provide conference and visitor-serving amenities and build an important asset for the entire San Diego region.
Chula Vista means “beautiful view” and there is more to see and do here than you can imagine! Great year-round weather, miles of trails, coastline, mountains and open space beckon runners, hikers, cyclists, birders, and outdoors enthusiasts from the bay to lakes. Visit the bayfront with the Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge and the Living Coast Discovery Center. The Chula Vista Marina & Yacht Club awaits kayakers and boaters. Cycle the Bayshore Bikeway and see more wonders on San Diego Bay.
Shopping, dining, and entertainment abound with two major malls and a historic downtown district. With more than 100 of the country’s top specialty stores, Otay Ranch Town Center is an exciting outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment destination. This urban, bustling, open-air center features a variety of amenities including a library, outdoor cafes, a pet-friendly setting and adjacent dog park, food pavilion, fireplace, and “popper” play fountain for children.
Chula Vista Center in the downtown area boasts major retailers, dining, movie theaters, and more than 100 fine specialty shops. And, Third Avenue Village, billed as the cultural center of the city, features historic buildings, unique shops, a weekly farmers market, landmark restaurants, and seasonal outdoor music concerts.
More than 60 well-maintained parks and sports fields are available for outdoor sports, recreation activities, and picnics. Tour the Olympic Training Center and see America’s best amateur athletes. Enjoy 32 acres of water wonder with rides, slides, exotic marine animals, and plenty of family fun at SeaWorld Aquatica. Or, hit the links on one of four challenging yet playable golf courses. From rock and roll to rap to reggae - world-class entertainers perform at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre, San Diego County’s premiere outdoor music venue.
Established neighborhoods, contemporary communities, start-up firms, corporations, nationally recognized entertainment venues, the nation’s only warm weather Olympic Training Center, an award winning nature center and a historic downtown all contribute to Chula Vista’s attraction for both families and businesses.
The City of Bangkok is situated in the Chao Phraya River delta, close to the Gulf of Thailand. It is Thailands capital and by far its biggest city; its population is forty times larger than Thailands next-largest city. Bangkoks sheer size makes it the center of most of Thailands cultural, economic, and governmental activity; it also is a popular tourist destination and has ranked in the top 3 of the worlds most popular tourist destinations for the last three years. Bangkok has worked hard to upgrade its transportation infrastructure and alleviate the traffic congestion and air pollution that has followed its rapid growth. The City is also concerned about climate change prevention and adaptation, as it is particularly vulnerable to rising sea levels and severe weather.
Baguio, a major urban center north of Manila, is an important employment center for sectors such as education, tourism, health services, finance, and regional government. It is also a melting pot of the Cordillera culture. One of Baguio City's sustainability challenges is that its flora and fauna are increasingly threatened by population growth, urban sprawl and rapid development. This became the trigger that made people organize themselves into community associations, organizations, clubs or groups to help the local government bring environmental improvements to their own communities.
Mauricio G. DomoganTitle: MayorPopulation: 345366Member since: 30.09.2003
The city is currently divided into 66 wards. Each ward elects a corporator. The winning party elects a council of members, who are responsible for various departments. The council members chose the Mayor among themselves. At present, there are sixty one members in the council. The Commissioner of Gwalior is the highest officer of Municipal Corporate Office, which is responsible for the departments of public works, revenue and tax, water supply, planning and development, fire brigade, health and sanitation, finance and accounts etc.
Portlands commitment to sustainability began before the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, and has resulted in the city developing strategies that incorporate municipal policy and urban planning to foster growth of the green economy and create more liveable neighborhoods. The city has worked to integrate sustainability principles throughout all of its operations and policies.
The City of Saint Paul is the capital city of the state of Minnesota, and helps make up the 16th largest metro area in the United States. Saint Paul serves over 300,000 residents, 6,000 businesses, state and county government, and a dozen colleges and universities. Saint Paul is a diverse and dynamic community located on the Mississippi River that is leading innovative city-building work with ongoing commitments to creating vibrant places and spaces throughout the city and putting people first.
Australian Capital Territory Government, Australia
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT is the home of Australia's capital city, Canberra. The city of Canberra serves as a reigional hub for smaller regional cities, towns and villages in surrounding New South Wales (NSW). The ACT Government is responsible for both state and local level governemnt services.
Andrew BarrTitle: Chief MinisterPopulation: 400000
The City of Hamilton (formerly the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth and its lower-tier municipalities) is located in southwestern Ontario, Canada, along the western shore of Lake Ontario. The city of over 500,000 inhabitants consists of a highly industrialized core that was traditionally based on the steel industry. However, as manufacturing companies downsized, service and institutional sectors grew to become a major part of the local economy. The City of Hamilton has made sustainable, active transport one of its priorities, and is currently in the process of creating an integrated bike sharing program.
Coimbatore is the third largest city in Tamilnadu, With a population of more than 18 lakhs. The city is famous for manufacture of motor pump sets and varied engineering goods, due to which it has earned the title " Detroit of the South". The Development of Hydro electricity from the Pykara Falls in the 1930s led to a cotton boom in Coimbatore. The result has been a strong economy and a reputation as one of the greatest industrial cities in South India and called Manchester of South India.
Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square miles (larger than Rhode Island and Delaware) along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula. One-third of the western part of the County is located in Everglades National Park. Beautiful Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are located to the east, the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward County to the north. The area has a fascinating history and ceremonial artifacts have been discovered dating back 2,000 years near the Miami River.
Vancouver is annually ranked one of the world’s most liveable cities. Climate action has a long history here. Today, the Greenest City Action Plan is our comprehensive climate action plan to support the city's transformation to a low-carbon, thriving economy.
Also, the Renewable City Strategy envisions a city 100% powered by renewable energy before 2050.
Another pillar is the City's Climate Change Adaptation Strategy: a forecast and plan for adapting to the future climate impacts.
Rosario nació a mediados del siglo XVIII, a la vera del río Paraná. Localizada en el sudeste de la provincia de Santa Fe, República Argentina. Es cabecera del Departamento homónimo y situada a 300 Km. hacia el noroeste de la ciudad autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal. El ejido urbano cubre una superficie de 178,69 Km.², con 120,37 Km.² urbanizados. El gobierno municipal está compuesto por un Concejo Municipal (28 concejales) y un Departamento Ejecutivo.
Surat Municipal Corporation is a local self government which has come into being under the Bombay Provincial Municipal Act, 1949. It carries out all the the obligatory functions and discretionary functions entrusted by the BPMC Act,1949 to make Surat a dynamic, vibrant, beautiful, self-reliant and sustainable city with all basic amenities, to provide a better quality of life. Surat Municipal Corporation perceives its role as the principal facilitator and provider of services like potable water supply; underground sewage system in the whole city; all weather roads; efficient and sustainable solid waste management; health coverage to all; focused more on the poor
Primary education to the needy & Library facility to all; upgradation of the amenities in the existing slums and alternativeaccommodation; clean, green and pollution free environment; places of healthy entertainment and recreation; fire Service; efficient Urban Planning and Development
Asmitaben P ShiroyaTitle: MayorPopulation: 4466826
The City of North Vancouver is located at the base of the North Shore mountains. Supporting a population of over 52,000 people in a land area just under 12 square kilometres in 2014, the City is a dense and diverse community. The City is designated a Regional Centre within the Metro Vancouver region and has relatively high residential density, high employment, convenient transit access, and is in close proximity to Vancouver’s central business district.
The City of Port Phillip is a local government area of Victoria, Australia on the northern shores of Port Phillip, south of Melbourne's central business district. It has an area of 20.62 km² and had a population of 91,372.
O município de São José dos Campos está localizado na região leste do estado de São Paulo (Bacia Hidrográfica do Rio Paraíba do Sul – UGRHI 2), a cerca de 100 km da capital. O município é sede da Região Metropolitana do Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte e centro de referência em comércio, serviços especializados e atendimento médico. A área do município é de 1099,40 km2 e a população é de 629.921 habitantes (IBGE 2010), sendo que a população é predominantemente urbana.
Kota Municipal Corporation is responsible for development and provision of basic services in Kota City. Kota City is located in the southern part of the state of Rajasthan. It is the third largest city after Jaipur and jodhpur. It is the district headquarter for Kota District. The city is famous as the Industrial Capital of Rajasthan Kota. Kota is also one of the largest coaching hubs in India.