Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city that’s 33 times the size of New York City

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The Saudi Arabian government says it will build a $500 billion mega-city, with the goal of diversifying its economy to focus less on crude oil.

The project, called NEOM, will measure 10,230 square miles.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the government will aim to make NEOM run on 100% renewable energy – a highly ambitious goal.

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China Planning World’s Largest Mega-City with 42 Million People

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China planning to merge nine cities to create the world’s largest mega city.

China is planning to create the world’s biggest mega city by merging nine cities to create a metropolis twice the size of Wales with a population of 42 million. City planners in south China have laid out an ambitious plan to merge together the nine cities that lie around the Pearl River Delta.

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