Cities and Urbanization

These are the 15 fastest-growing cities in the world

The population of Bujumbura in Burundi is set to grow by 123% by 2035. Image: REUTERS/Evrard Ngendakumana

Madison Hoff

Data Editorial Fellow, Business Insider


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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Image: Luc Gnago/Reuters
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Image: Emmanuel Herman/Reuters
Mozambique Image: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
Niger. Image: Joe Penney/Reuters
Congo Image: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
Tanzania Image: REUTERS/ Emmanuel Kwitema
Songea, Tanzania. Image: Songea Municipal Council
Kampala, Uganda. Image: James Akrena/Reuters
Zinder, Niger Image: Wikimedia Commons
Burundi Image: REUTERS/Evrard Ngendakumana

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