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The World’s Population Per Square Mile (by Ben Johnson)

When I was a teenager, I was told that you could fit the world’s population inside the city limits of Jacksonville, Florida and everyone would have enough space to swing their arms around. Well, now I have discovered that it is not true but I also have a map that shows how much land area is needed to fit the world’s population based on the density of several, well-known cities.

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