The UNESCO Creative Cities Network you need to know
There is a lot that the UNESCO recognizes the countries and cities for
Under its diverse range of fields and recognition, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) is a project launched in 2004. The project is aimed at promoting cooperation among cities that recognize creativity as a major factor in their urban development. As per their latest data, 246 cities currently are counted among the creativity lot. The project is run on the clear objective of mutually fostering international cooperation with and between member cities invested in creativity. The UNESCO Creative Cities Network covers seven creative fields:
The City of films
There are 18 Cities of Film, spanning 16 countries and four continents. Those are Bitola, Bradford, Bristol, Busan, Galway, Łódź, Mumbai, Potsdam, Qingdao, Rome, Santos, Sarajevo, Sofia, Sydney, Terrassa, Valladolid, Wellington, and Yamagata.
The City of Literature
There are 42 Cities of Literature, spanning 28 countries and six continents. Those are Angoulême, Baghdad, Barcelona, Beirut, Bucheon, Dublin, Dunedin, Durban, Edinburgh, Exeter, Gothenburg, Granada, Heidelberg, Iowa City, Jakarta, Kraków, Kuhmo, Lahore, Leeuwarden, Lillehammer, Ljubljana, Lviv, Manchester, Melbourne, Milan, Montevideo, Nanjing, Norwich, Nottingham, Óbidos, Odesa, Prague, Québec City, Reykjavík, Seattle, Slemani, Tartu, Ulyanovsk, Utrecht, Vilnius, Wonju, and Wrocław.
The City of Music
There are 47 Cities of Music designated by UNESCO under the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Those are Adelaide, Almaty, Amarante, Ambon, Auckland, Bogotá, Bologna, Brazzaville, Brno, Chennai, Daegu, Essaouira, Frutillar, Ghent, Glasgow, Hamamatsu, Hanover, Havana, Idanha-a-Nova, Kansas City, Katowice, Kazan, Kingston, Kinshasa, Kırşehir, Leiria, Llíria, London, Liverpool, Mannheim, Medellín, Metz, Morelia, Norrköping, Pesaro, Port of Spain, Praia, Ramallah, Salvador, Sanandaj, Santo Domingo, Seville, Tallinn, Tongyeong, Valledupar, Valparaíso, Varanasi, Veszprém, and Vranje.
The City of Crafts and Folk Arts
There are 52 Cities of Crafts and Folk Arts designated by UNESCO under the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Those are Al-Ahsa, Areguá, Aswan, Ayacucho, Baguio, Ballarat, Bamyan, Bandar Abbas, Barcelos, Biella, Cairo, Caldas da Rainha, Carrara, Chiang Mai, Chordeleg, Durán, Fabriano, Gabrovo, Hangzhou, Icheon, Isfahan, Jacmel, Jaipur, Jingdezhen, Jinju, João Pessoa, Kanazawa, Kargopol, Kütahya, Limoges, Lumbumbashi, Madaba, Nassau, Ouagadougou, Paducah, Pekalongan, Porto-Novo, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Santa Fe, Santa Marta, Sharjah, Sheki, Sokodé, Sukhothai, Suzhou, Tamba-Sasayama, Tetouan, Trinidad, Tunis, Viljandi, and Srinagar.
The City of Design
There are 40 Cities of Design under the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Those are Asahikawa, Baku, Bandung, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin, Bilbao, Brasília, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Cebu City, Curitiba, Detroit, Dubai, Dundee, Fortaleza, Geelong, Graz, Hanoi, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kaunas, Kobe, Kolding, Kortrijk, Medellín, Mexico City,Montreal, Muharraq, Nagoya, Puebla, Querétaro, Saint-Etienne, San José, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Turin, Wuhan Cape Town, Cebu City, Curitiba, Detroit, Dubai, Dundee, Fortaleza, Geelong, Graz, Hanoi, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kaunas, Kobe, Kolding, Kortrijk, Medellín, Mexico City, Montreal, Muharraq, Nagoya, Puebla, Querétaro, Saint-Etienne, San José, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Turin, and Wuhan.