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Top 5 Most Populous Cities in Each Country in South America

Populations are for city proper as reported by citypopulation.de.
Source: citypopulation.de as of April 2023
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Argentina
3,120,612
Buenos Aires
1,775,272
La Matanza
1,317,298
Cordoba
948,312
Rosario
643,133
La Plata
 
 
Bolivia
1,442,396
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
846,880
El Alto
758,845
La Paz
632,013
Cochabamba
264,943
Oruro
 
 
Brazil
12,284,940
Sao Paulo
6,775,560
Rio de Janeiro
2,988,440
Brasilia
2,899,520
Salvador
2,703,390
Fortaleza
 
 
Chile
5,220,161
Santiago
568,094
Puente Alto
352,638
Antofagasta
334,248
Vina del Mar
291,610
San Bernardo
Colombia
7,936,500
Bogota
2,611,100
Medellin
2,250,800
Cali
1,326,600
Barranquilla
943,500
Cartagena
 
 
Ecuador
2,278,691
Guayaquil
1,607,734
Quito
329,928
Cuenca
270,875
Santo Domingo
231,260
Machala
 
 
Guyana
118,369
Georgetown
28,674
Linden
23,129
Golden Grove
18,928
Lusignan
16,332
Paradise
 
 
Paraguay
521,600
Asuncion
304,300
Ciudad del Este
260,200
Luque
258,900
San Lorenzo
241,000
Capiata
Peru
10,795,500
Lima
1,081,900
Arequipa
986,800
Trujillo
651,100
Chiclayo
522,400
Piura
 
 
Suriname
240,924
Paramaribo
27,713
Koewarasan
26,161
De Nieuwe Grond
18,663
Lelydorp
15,656
Houttuin
 
 
Uruguay
1,304,687
Montevideo
104,011
Salto
95,176
Ciudad de la Costa
76,412
Paysandu
71,258
Las Piedras
 
 
Venezuela
2,262,600
Maracaibo
2,087,700
Caracas
1,585,500
Valencia
1,089,100
Barquisimeto
893,400
Ciudad Guayana
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Level 95
May 26, 2022
5/26/2022 Update: By mistake I had used the urban agglomeration population data instead of the city proper population to determine the top 5 cities for Argentina and Chile. This has been corrected.
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Level 60
Oct 30, 2023
Spelling: Vina del Mar
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Level 95
Nov 1, 2023
Thanks for the feedback.
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Level 62
Oct 30, 2023
Valparaiso/ Chile?
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Level 95
Nov 1, 2023
Thanks for the feedback. I'll get around to fixing it in a few days when I have some free time.