Prague Ranked the World’s Greenest City
Dutch holiday agency TravelBird published its Green Cities Index 2018 this week. The index recognizes the destinations with the largest effort to act sustainably by preserving ecological areas, as well as increasing their man-made green locations. Prague was ranked first with 57% of the green area and seventh considering the square metres of green area per person, which gives a perfect idea, how much green space can every inhabitant or traveller enjoy in the city.
The ranking analyses the cities around the world based on the following three criteria: natural green space, man-made green space and food production areas. Within these categories, various types of green space such as woodlands, public parks, orchards or vineyards can be found. Prague dominates the list of those destinations with the largest space of public gardens, orchards, vineyards and farmland. The Czech capital boosts also with sufficient amount of golf courses and space with maintained grass.
Besides Prague - Reykjavik, Auckland, Bratislava, Gothenburg, Sydney or Rome can be found in the list of TOP 10 cities with the largest green space in square metres per person. The following destinations accompany Prague with the highest percentage of overall greenery: Madrid, Vienna, Edinburgh, Auckland, Bratislava or Marseille.
Complete results of the TravelBird’s Green Cities Index 2018 can be found here: https://travelbird.nl/green-cities-index-2018/