The World According to GaWC 1998

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This map illustrates the new metageography which GaWC is all about. It is an outcome of one of our early projects and details of how it was constructed can be found in GaWC Research Bulletin 5. Click on any of the 55 cities to find local details about the city.

GaWC World City Map

Detailed Inventory of World Cities (1998)

NOTE: For new classifications for 2000, 2004 and 2008, based on more sophisticated relational measures, see The World According to GaWC. These new classifications are not comparable with the initial use of alpha, beta and gamma categories for 1998 data that used simple attribute measures.