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Mumbai among 20 cities in the world with most billionaires

Last updated on: May 10, 2013 19:50 IST

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Almost all of the billionaires until recently came either from the United States or other Western cities, but now the picture is changing. When it comes to number of billionaires, cities in the developing world are fast catching up with the developed world.

Let's take a look at 20 cities that have most billionaires in the world.

Source: Business Insider and wealthinsight.com

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Image: A woman carries shopping bags on Oxford Street in London, United Kingdom.
Photographs: Simon Kreitem/Reuters

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New York City

Number of billionaires: 70

Global rank: 1

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Image: Skyline of New York City's Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center, United States.
Photographs: Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

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Moscow

Number of billionaires: 64

Global rank: 2

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Image: A view of Moscow's Kremlin, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Moscow City business district in Russia.
Photographs: Anton Golubev/Reuters
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London

Number of billionaires: 54

Global rank: 3

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Image: A view from the London Eye shows the Houses of Parliament in central London, United Kingdom.
Photographs: John Goh/Reuters
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Hong Kong

Number of billionaires: 40

Global rank: 4

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Image: A view of Central District in Hong Kong.
Photographs: Bobby Yip/Reuters

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Beijing

Number of billionaires: 29

Global rank: 5

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Image: A view of Beijing's Central Business District in China.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
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Mumbai

Number of billionaires: 26

Global rank: 6

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Image: A horse-drawn carriage carrying tourists moves past the Taj Mahal hotel in Mumbai.
Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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Istanbul

Number of billionaires: 24

Global rank: 7

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Image: A view of Istanbul's financial district in Turkey.
Photographs: Murad Sezer/Reuters

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Shanghai

Number of billionaires: 23

Global rank: 8

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Image: A view shows vehicles travelling on intersections at night in downtown Shanghai, China.
Photographs: Aly Song/Reuters

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Paris

Number of billionaires: 22

Global rank: 9

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Image: People walk past the Printemps department store in Paris, France.
Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters
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Los Angeles

Number of billionaires: 19

Global rank: 10

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Image: A view of downtown Los Angeles in United States.
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
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Shenzhen

Number of billionaires: 19

Global rank: 11

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Image: Shenzhen Bay Bridge, or the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor, in Shenzhen, China.
Photographs: Paul Hilton/Pool/Reuters
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Chicago

Number of billionaires: 15

Global rank: 12

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Image: Ten-year-old Adam Kane, of Alton, Illinois, is interviewed by a television reporter as they stand on 'The Ledge', a five-sided glass box, 1,353ft above the street in Chicago, United States.
Photographs: Frank Polich/Reuters
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Singapore

Number of billionaires: 13

Global rank: 13

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Image: A cyclist rides past the skyline of the Central Business District in Singapore.
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Tokyo

Number of billionaires: 12

Global rank: 14

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Image: Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo, Japan.
Photographs: Kimimasa Mayama/Reuters
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Guangzhou

Number of billionaires: 12

Global rank: 15

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Image: The 610-metre high Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, left, in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.
Photographs: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

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San Francisco

Number of billionaires: 11

Global rank: 16

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Image: A view of Dolores Park in San Francisco, California, United States.
Photographs: Robert Galbraith/Reuters
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Dallas

Number of billionaires: 11

Global rank: 17

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Image: A view of 446-foot-high Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas, Texas, United States.
Photographs: Mike Stone/Reuters
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Dubai

Number of billionaires: 11

Global rank: 18

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Image: A view of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, and Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates.
Photographs: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters
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Houston

Number of billionaires: 10

Global rank: 19

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Image: Space shuttle Endeavour, atop Nasa's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, flies over Houston, Texas, United States.
Photographs: Sheir Locke/Nasa/Handout/Reuters
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Sao Paulo

Number of billionaires: 10

Global rank: 20


Image: People ride horses along a main avenue in the financial centre of Sao Paulo during World Car Free Day in Brazil.
Photographs: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

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