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List of cities proper by population

 

List of cities proper by population

This article lists the most populous cities in the world defined according to a concept of city proper. A city proper is a locality defined according to legal or political boundaries and an administratively recognised urban status that is usually characterised by some form of local government.[1][2][3] Cities proper and their boundaries and population data may not include suburbs.[4]

World Urbanization Prospects, a UN publication, defines population of a city proper as "the population living within the administrative boundaries of a city or controlled directly from the city by a single authority." The book continues to say that "city proper as defined by administrative boundaries may not include suburban areas where an important proportion of the population working or studying in the city lives."[4] This definition does not give an accurate picture of the urban area or metropolitan area of cities. Using this strictly administrative definition, many cities will be included on this list that are smaller than their urban area. However, many Chinese cities included govern territories that extend well beyond the traditional "city proper" into suburban and rural areas.[5]

Contents

  • Cities proper by population 1
  • Notes 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Cities proper by population

Rank City Image Population Definition Total area (km²) Population density (/km²) Country
1 Shanghai 24,150,000[6] Municipality[7][8] 6,340.5 3,809  China
2 Karachi 23,500,000[9] Metropolitan Corporation[10] 3,527 6,663  Pakistan
3 Lagos 21,324,000[11] Local Government Area 1,171.28[12] 18,206  Nigeria
4 Delhi 16,787,941[13] National Capital Territory 1,483 11,320  India
5 Istanbul 14,377,019[14] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[15] 5,461[16] 2,633  Turkey
7 Tokyo 13,297,629[17] City prefecture 2,189[18] 6,075  Japan
9 Mumbai 12,478,447[19] Municipal Corporation[20] 603.4 20,680  India
10 Moscow 12,197,596[21] Federal City[22][23] 2,510.12[24] 4,859  Russia
12 São Paulo 11,895,893[25] Municipality City[26] 1,521.11 7,821  Brazil
13 Beijing 11,716,620[27] Core districts[28] 1,368.3 8,563  China
14 Shenzhen 10,467,400[29] Sub-provincial City 1,991.64[30] 5,256  China
15 Seoul 10,388,055[31] Special City 605.21[32] 17,164  South Korea
16 Lahore 10,052,000[33] City District 1,772[33] 5,673  Pakistan
17 Jakarta 9,988,329[34] Capital Region – Five Kota[35] 664.12 15,040  Indonesia
8 Guangzhou 12,700,800[36] Sub-provincial City[37] 2,089.53 4,722  China
18 Kinshasa 9,735,000[38][39] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[40] 1,117.62[41] 8,710  Democratic Republic of the Congo
5 Tianjin 9,340,548[42] Municipality[43] 4,037[44] 2,314  China
11 Cairo 9,278,441[45] Governorate[46] 3,085.1[47] 3,008  Egypt
19 Mexico City 8,874,724[48] Federal District 1,485.49[49] 5,974  Mexico
20 Lima 8,693,387[50] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[51] 2,672.3 3,253  Peru
21 New York City 8,491,079[52] City[53] 783.84 10,833  United States
22 Bengaluru 8,425,970[19] Municipal Corporation 709.5[54] 11,876  India
23 London 8,416,500[55] Greater London Authority[56] 1,572.15 5,362  United Kingdom
24 Bangkok 8,280,925[57] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[58] 1,568.74 5,279  Thailand
25 Dongguan 8,220,207[59] Prefecture-level City 2,469.4 3,329  China
25 Chongqing 8,189,800[1] Central Chongqing[2]
Municipality
5,473[3] 1,496  China
26 Nanjing 8,187,828[64] Sub-provincial City 4,713.85 1,737  China
27 Tehran 8,154,051[65] City Municipality[66] 686[67] 11,886  Iran
28 Shenyang 8,106,171[68] Sub-provincial City 12,942 626  China
29 Bogotá 7,776,845[69] Capital District[70] 859.11[71][72] 9,052  Colombia
30 Ho Chi Minh City 7,681,700[73] Metropolitan Municipality-Province 2,095.6[74] 3,666  Vietnam
31 Ningbo 7,605,689[75] Sub-provincial city 9,816.23 775  China
32 Hong Kong 7,219,700[76] Special Administrative Region[77] 1,104.43[78] 6,537  China
33 Baghdad 7,180,889[79] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[80] 4,555[81] 1,576  Iraq
34 Changsha 7,044,118 Prefecture-level City[82] 11,819 596  China
35 Dhaka 6,970,105[83] City Corporation 153.84[84] 45,307  Bangladesh
36 Wuhan 6,886,253[85] Sub-provincial City[86] 1,327.61[87] 5,187  China
37 Hyderabad 6,809,970[19] Municipal Corporation 621.48[88] 10,958  India
38 Hanoi 6,844,100[73] Metropolitan Municipality-Province 3,323.6[74] 2,059  Vietnam
39 Rio de Janeiro 6,429,923[89] Municipality City 1,200.27[90] 5,357  Brazil
40 Foshan 6,151,622[91][92] Prefecture-level City 2,034.62[93] 3,023  China
41 Santiago 5,743,719[94] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[95] 1,249.9 4,595  Chile
42 Riyadh 5,676,621[96] Municipality City[97] 1,233.98[98] 4,600  Saudi Arabia
43 Ahmedabad 5,570,585[19] Municipal Corporation 475 11,728  India
44 Singapore 5,399,200[99] City State 712.4 7,579  Singapore
45 Shantou 5,391,028[100] Prefecture-level City 2,064.42 2,611  China
46 Yangon 5,214,000[101] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[102] 598.75[103] 8,708  Myanmar
47 Saint Petersburg 5,191,690[104] Federal City 1,439[24] 3,608  Russia
50 Chennai 4,792,949[105] Municipal Corporation[106] 426.51[107] 11,238  India
51 Abidjan 4,765,000[38] Department/City District 2,119[108] 2,249  Ivory Coast
52 Chengdu 4,741,929[109] Sub-provincial City 421[109] 11,263  China
53 Alexandria 4,616,625[110] Governorate 2,300[111][112] 2,007  Egypt
54 Kolkata 4,486,679[19] Municipal Corporation 200.7 22,355  India
48 Ankara 4,470,800[113] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[114] 1,910.92[115][116] 2,340  Turkey
55 Xi'an 4,467,837[117] Sub-provincial City[118] 832.17 5,369  China
56 Surat 4,462,002[19] Municipal Corporation 326.515[119] 13,666  India
57 Johannesburg 4,434,827[120] Municipality City 1,644.98 2,696  South Africa
58 Dar es Salaam 4,364,541[121] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[122] 1,631.12[123] 2,676  Tanzania
59 Suzhou 4,327,066[124] Prefecture-level City[125] 1,649.72[126] 2,623  China
60 Harbin 4,280,701[127][128] Sub-provincial City 1,718.2[129] 2,491  China
61 Giza 4,239,988[130] Governorate[131] 289.08 14,667  Egypt
63 Zhengzhou 4,122,087[132] Sub-provincial City[133] 1,015.66 4,059  China
64 New Taipei City 3,954,929[134] Special Municipality 2,052.57[135] 1,927  Taiwan
65 Los Angeles 3,884,307[136] Municipality City[137] 1,213.85 3,200  United States
66 Cape Town 3,740,026[120] Municipality City 2,444.97 1,530  South Africa
67 Yokohama 3,680,267[138] Municipality City 437.38 8,414  Japan
68 Busan 3,590,101[139] Municipality City 766.12[139] 4,686  South Korea
69 Hangzhou 3,560,391[140] Sub-provincial City 728.19[140] 4,889  China
70 Xiamen 3,531,347[141] Sub-provincial City 1,699 2,078  China
71 Quanzhou 3,520,846[142] Prefecture-level City 1,062 3,315  China
72 Berlin 3,517,424[143] City State 891.75 3,944  Germany
73 Jeddah 3,456,259[144] Municipality City 1,765[145] 1,958  Saudi Arabia
74 Durban 3,442,361[120] Municipality City 2,291.31 1,502  South Africa
75 Kabul 3,414,100[146] Municipality City 275 12,415  Afghanistan
76 Casablanca 3,359,818[147] Prefecture 195.7 17,168  Morocco
77 Hefei 3,352,076[148] Prefecture-level City[149] 838.52 3,998  China
78 Pyongyang 3,255,388[150] Direct-controlled Municipality 2,113[151] 1,541  North Korea
79 Madrid 3,207,247[152] Municipality City 605.77 5,294  Spain
80 Ekurhuleni 3,178,470[120] Municipality City 1,975.31 1,609  South Africa
81 Nairobi 3,138,369[153] Capital District 694.9 4,829  Kenya
82 Zhongshan 3,121,275[154] Prefecture-level City 1,783.67 1,750  China
83 Pune 3,115,431[19] Municipal Corporation 450.69 6,913  India
85 Addis Ababa 3,103,673[155] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[156] 526.99 5,889  Ethiopia
86 Jaipur 3,073,350[19] Municipal Corporation 485 6,337  India
87 Buenos Aires 3,054,300[157] Federal District 203 15,046  Argentina
87 Wenzhou 3,039,439[158] Prefecture-level City[159] 1,187.88 2,559  China

Notes

  1. ^ Sum of the 2014 population estimates for the "urban-function core district" and "urban-function extended district" of Chongqing, which were 3,677,600 and 4,512,200 respectively.[60] See also the next note.
  2. ^ The nine districts of Yuzhong, Jiangbei, Shapingba, Jiulongpo, Nan'an, Dadukou, Banan, Yubei and Beibei together comprise the area commonly referred to as Central Chongqing (重庆主城区). The first six districts make up the "urban-function core district" (都市功能核心区) and the last three comprise the "urban-function extended district" (都市功能拓展区) defined by the Chongqing municipal government.[61][62][63]
  3. ^ Sum of the areas of the "urban-function core district" and "urban-function extended district" of Chongqing.[61] See also the previous note.

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See also

External links

  • The worlds biggest cities: How do you measure them? – BBC article
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