Demo - Column with rotated labels

Column with rotated labels
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$(function () {
        $('#container').highcharts({
            chart: {
                type: 'column'
            },
            title: {
                text: 'World\'s largest cities per 2014'
            },
            subtitle: {
                text: 'Source: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_proper_by_population">Wikipedia</a>'
            },
            xAxis: {
                type: 'category',
                labels: {
                    rotation: -45,
                    style: {
                        fontSize: '13px',
                        fontFamily: 'Verdana, sans-serif'
                    }
                }
            },
            yAxis: {
                min: 0,
                title: {
                    text: 'Population (millions)'
                }
            },
            legend: {
                enabled: false
            },
            tooltip: {
                pointFormat: 'Population in 2008: <b>{point.y:.1f} millions</b>',
            },
            series: [{
                name: 'Population',
                data: [
                    ['Shanghai', 23.7],
                    ['Lagos', 16,1],
                    ['Instanbul', 14.2],
                    ['Karachi', 14.0],
                    ['Mumbai', 12.5],
                    ['Moscow', 12.1],
                    ['São Paulo', 11.8],
                    ['Beijing', 11.7],
                    ['Guangzhou', 11.1],
                    ['Delhi', 11.1],
                    ['Shenzhen', 10.5],
                    ['Seoul', 10.4],
                    ['Jakarta', 10.0],
                    ['Kinshasa', 9.3],
                    ['Tianjin', 9.3],
                    ['Tokyo', 9.0],
                    ['Cairo', 8.9],
                    ['Dhaka', 8.9],
                    ['Mexico City', 8.9],
                    ['Lima', 8.9]
                ],
                dataLabels: {
                    enabled: true,
                    rotation: -90,
                    color: '#FFFFFF',
                    align: 'right',
                    x: 4,
                    y: 10,
                    style: {
                        fontSize: '13px',
                        fontFamily: 'Verdana, sans-serif',
                        textShadow: '0 0 3px black'
                    }
                }
            }]
        });
    });
    
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/**
 * Grid theme for Highcharts JS
 * @author Torstein Honsi
 */

Highcharts.theme = {
   colors: ['#058DC7', '#50B432', '#ED561B', '#DDDF00', '#24CBE5', '#64E572', '#FF9655', '#FFF263', '#6AF9C4'],
   chart: {
      backgroundColor: {
         linearGradient: { x1: 0, y1: 0, x2: 1, y2: 1 },
         stops: [
            [0, 'rgb(255, 255, 255)'],
            [1, 'rgb(240, 240, 255)']
         ]
      },
      borderWidth: 2,
      plotBackgroundColor: 'rgba(255, 255, 255, .9)',
      plotShadow: true,
      plotBorderWidth: 1
   },
   title: {
      style: {
         color: '#000',
         font: 'bold 16px "Trebuchet MS", Verdana, sans-serif'
      }
   },
   subtitle: {
      style: {
         color: '#666666',
         font: 'bold 12px "Trebuchet MS", Verdana, sans-serif'
      }
   },
   xAxis: {
      gridLineWidth: 1,
      lineColor: '#000',
      tickColor: '#000',
      labels: {
         style: {
            color: '#000',
            font: '11px Trebuchet MS, Verdana, sans-serif'
         }
      },
      title: {
         style: {
            color: '#333',
            fontWeight: 'bold',
            fontSize: '12px',
            fontFamily: 'Trebuchet MS, Verdana, sans-serif'

         }
      }
   },
   yAxis: {
      minorTickInterval: 'auto',
      lineColor: '#000',
      lineWidth: 1,
      tickWidth: 1,
      tickColor: '#000',
      labels: {
         style: {
            color: '#000',
            font: '11px Trebuchet MS, Verdana, sans-serif'
         }
      },
      title: {
         style: {
            color: '#333',
            fontWeight: 'bold',
            fontSize: '12px',
            fontFamily: 'Trebuchet MS, Verdana, sans-serif'
         }
      }
   },
   legend: {
      itemStyle: {
         font: '9pt Trebuchet MS, Verdana, sans-serif',
         color: 'black'

      },
      itemHoverStyle: {
         color: '#039'
      },
      itemHiddenStyle: {
         color: 'gray'
      }
   },
   labels: {
      style: {
         color: '#99b'
      }
   },

   navigation: {
      buttonOptions: {
         theme: {
            stroke: '#CCCCCC'
         }
      }
   }
};

// Apply the theme
var highchartsOptions = Highcharts.setOptions(Highcharts.theme);
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