A smart city is empowered by technology. It harnesses data, networks and cutting edge technologies to make living, commuting and working seamless for its inhabitants.
Smart cities have technologies to monitor traffic congestion, parking spaces, water bodies and buildings and garbage in dustbins; they are energy efficient; they gather data from various sources that are analysed to come up with a course of action. Underpinning everything of course is a dependable high speed internet.
A list of cities that have fulfilled all the aforementioned criteria to become smart has been presented below in no particular order. Scroll through to uncover what special features make them smart.