This African metropolis is using low-carbon building designs in an enormous construction programme that is moving a large population from unplanned ‘shanty towns’ into more formal living arrangements.

Population 5.4 million
Area 554 km2
GDP $ 61.2 billion
This data is a projection from 2023 for Addis Ababa City Administration, using data from city GPC inventories and Oxford Economics’ Global Cities Dataset.