Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, has been Googling Google for the cities where ‘Bitcoin’ was Googled the most. Thankfully, he tweeted the results on Twitter.
Top 10 Cities Googling Bitcoin Right Now
1. Lagos, Nigeria
The top city when it comes to interest in Bitcoin is Lagos. This should really come as no surprise. Nigeria has longstanding economic woes and has consistently been one of the top countries for Google searches. Use of Bitcoin as a hedge against rampant inflation is well documented.
Interestingly, adding ‘Buy’ to make the search term ‘Buy Bitcoin’ sees Lagos top the chart by an even greater margin. There were five times as many searches for ‘Buy Bitcoin’ in Lagos than in the third-placed city, New York.
The only other city which comes close is second placed Accra in Ghana, with 73% of the searches in Lagos. So it seems like in Ghana, they want to buy bitcoin and don’t care what it is.
2. Vienna, Austria
Austria has long been punching above its weight in terms of ‘Bitcoin’ as a search term,…