- population density Norway: 15/km2
- population density Hong Kong: 6544/km2
I believe that how & where we live is important for who we become. I think that our sense of space becomes a part of our identity, our personality. Living conditions are a personal matter. I have no idea who I would have become living like this:
I have never been to Hong Kong, but the German photographer Michael Wolf has given us some fantastic images of what it can look like.
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Hong Kong is a country but also a city. Life in many cities is similar in this way. For example, the population density of the urban core of Oslo is 3300/km2, per wikipedia.
Certainly, there are many urban areas with very high density, but inner city Oslo has only half the population pr/km2 of Hong Kong.
Is that a sheep on the balcony on the lower left?
That’s just a perfect image of how dense this city is; sheep has to hang outside the balconies…
I can’t help but wonder if such density of population would encourage more competition , or herding tendencies . Or bee hive behavior even?
It must be easy to disappear –