How many smart cities are there in Europe?

240 European cities with populations over 100,000 have some “smart city” features–meaning they use technology to improve their energy use, transport systems or other infrastructure, according to European Parliament research. Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Dublin, Helsinki and Manchester ranked highest in the list of Europe’s “smartest” cities.

This article is part of the policy topic coverage on Think Digital – smart cities

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