Amsterdam turns out to be one of the darkest cities in the world (and for this reason) | lifestyle
Feel Good Contacts, a leading specialist in contact lenses in the United States, has conducted research on the brightest cities in the world. The analysis examined 50 cities on the planet, given average daylight hours, air pollution levels and so-called artificial brightness levels.
What does it look like? Amsterdam isn’t that bright yet… Our capital is ranked 44th out of 50, making it one of the ten darkest cities worldwide. Seven to be exact.
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The darkest city in the world is Bogotá in Colombia. Here the average daily sunshine hours is only 3.64. The brightest city in the world is Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, with a whopping 8.84 hours of sunshine per day on average.
Other cities in the 10 darkest places are Reykjavik (Iceland), Luxembourg, Ljubljana (Slovenia), Wellington (New Zealand), Vilnius (Lithuania), Prague (Czech Republic), Vienna (Austria) and Taipei (Taiwan).
Saudi Arabia is actually a vast desert and therefore receives a huge amount of sunshine, as well as Riyadh, which is located in that desert.
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