The 30 Most Polluted Places on Earth

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30. Xinxiang, Northeast China
> Population: 5.7 million
> Average annual PM2.5 pollution per cubic meter: 84.0 micrograms
> Average annual PM10 pollution per cubic meter: 144.0 micrograms

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29. Khulna, Bangladesh
> Population: 665,000
> Average annual PM2.5 pollution per cubic meter: 84.0 micrograms
> Average annual PM10 pollution per cubic meter: 94.0 micrograms

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28. Jiaozuo, Central China
> Population: 732,000
> Average annual PM2.5 pollution per cubic meter: 85.0 micrograms
> Average annual PM10 pollution per cubic meter: 142.0 micrograms

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27. Liaocheng, East China
> Population: 677,000
> Average annual PM2.5 pollution per cubic meter: 86.0 micrograms
> Average annual PM10 pollution per cubic meter: 151.0 micrograms

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26. Anyang, Central China
> Population: 1.1 million
> Average annual PM2.5 pollution per cubic meter: 86.0 micrograms
> Average annual PM10 pollution per cubic meter: 155.0 micrograms