Mumbai, India: The commercial capital of the country, is also the major seaport on the Arabian Sea. It is notorious for its high real estate costs. In picture: an aerial view of Mumbai. Mint
Delhi, India: The capital of the country and also India’s largest city in terms of area with thriving suburbs like Gurgaon in the South and Noida and Ghaziabad in the East. In picture: Delhi skyline. Mint Karachi, Pakistan: The world’s third most populated city, Karachi is Pakistan’s largest city, its main seaport and financial centre. In picture: an aerial view of the city. AFP
Kathmandu, Nepal: The capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is the most urbanized city in the country. It is also the economic hub of Nepal, and mostly thrives on tourism. Mint
RANK 5- Bucharest, Romania: The capital of the country is also its financial and cultural hub. The Museums from Romania web site calls it “Little Paris” because of its architecture. In picture: the Piata Universitatii square in Bucharest.