Skip to Content

National Geographic Channel's "World's Smart Cities: San Diego"

Watch The Documentary Here

Read "9 reasons Nat Geo calls us a 'World's Smart City.'"

National Geographic Channel features San Diego as the only U.S. city in its acclaimed documentary series “World’s Smart Cities." San Diego was chosen for its strong technology sector, local innovators, green practices, smart public planning and an unparalleled quality of life. Other selection factors included San Diego’s size of population, demographics/cultural diversity, livability, economy and business climate, educational institutions, leadership and strong sense of community.

National Geographic Channel's "World's Smart Cities: San Diego" documentary is an unprecedented exploration of the 8th largest U.S. city where technology, talent and innovation create a new urban environment – one that will emerge as a leading city in the 21st century. 



Watch the premiere on:

National Geographic Channel


The documentary features leading companies and institutions that are based in San Diego and provide world-class research, education, and innovative technologies. We thank them for their participation and support of this project.