1 Linfen, ChinaLinfen city of China grabs top position in this list of top 10 polluted cities in the world. Located in the Shanxi province of China, the city is the centre of Chinas coal industry and is home to 3.5 million people. It is situated along the banks of the Fen River and the hills around Linfen are dotted with mines, legal and illegal, and the air is filled with burning coal.
2 Tianying, ChinaChinese city Tianying is at second spot among the world’s most polluted cities. Tianying that is home to about 150,000 individuals is one of the largest lead production bases in China, about half of the lead produced in china comes from this area. The use of antiquated technology and lack of proper disposal has led to high levels of lead pollution in the area.