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IN PIX: The world is not enough

Last updated on: June 24, 2013 08:52 IST

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With the world population exceeding 7 billion, people all over the world are jostling for space. Go through these images from across the globe and see how overcrowded it can get.

Motorists crowd at a junction during rush hour in Taipei. There are around 8.8 million motorcycles and 4.8 million cars on Taiwan's roads and nearly all motor vehicles and inhabitants are squeezed into a third of the island's area.

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Photographs: Nicky Loh/Reuters
Tags: PHOTOS , Taiwan , Taipei

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People play on a beach in Qingdao, east China's Shandong province.

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Photographs: China Daily/Reuters

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Laundry hangs outside a student dormitory at a college in Wuhan, Hubei province of China.

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Photographs: Reuters
Tags: PHOTOS , Hubei , China , Wuhan

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Commuters queue outside a train station in Manila in Philippines

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Photographs: John Javellana/Reuters
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People cross a street in Mong Kok district in Hong Kong. Mong Kok has the highest population density in the world, with 1,30,000 in one square kilometre.

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Photographs: Bobby Yip/Reuters

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Commuters disembark from crowded suburban trains during the morning rush hour at Churchgate railway station in Mumbai

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Photographs: Vivek Prakash/Reuters
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Lloyds of London staff hold their annual Remembrance Day service at the Lloyds Building in the City of London

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Photographs: Olivia Harris/Reuters
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Roman Catholic pilgrims press together while following the image of the local saint Our Lady of Nazareth as it is paraded during the annual Cirio de Nazare procession, the country's biggest religious festival, in the city of Belem, at the mouth of the Amazon River

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Photographs: Paulo Santos/Reuters

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Garment workers in Phnom Penh ride a van home.

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Photographs: Chor Sokunthea/Reuters

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Passengers travel atop a train headed for Mymensing from Dhaka.

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Photographs: Andrew Biraj/Reuters
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Fans watch the fight between Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and Ricky Hatton of Britain for the junior welterweight boxing title at a free screening at a city gymnasium in Tondo, Metro Manila.

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Photographs: John Javellana/Reuters

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People cross Tai Ping Bridge as they participate in the "bridge-treading" event in Jushui town of Mianyang, Sichuan province. Participants throw old clothes and coins from the 200-year-old bridge into the water during the traditional annual event to seek happiness and health.

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Photographs: Reuters

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An overcrowded train leaves the Airport rail station from the venue of the Biswa Ijtema as Muslims from Bangladesh and around the world reach the bank of river Turag on the outskirt of the capital Dhaka

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Photographs: Rafiqur Rahman/Reuters

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Passengers look out from a crowded train at Jakarta's main train station as they return to their home town.

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Photographs: Reuters
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Residents crowd in a swimming pool to escape the summer heat during a hot weather spell in Daying county of Suining, Sichuan province of China.

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Sunbathers and roofed wicker beach chairs are seen along the beach on the bay of Travemuende, a popular holiday resort at the Baltic sea near the northern German city of Luebeck.


Photographs: Morris Mac Matzen/Reuters

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