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Biggest World Cities Named After People

Can you name the most populous cities which were named after people (including mythological figures)?
Excluding cities with multiple uncertain theories as to their name's origin.
In cases where the city name is (almost) identical to the person's name, a description of the person is given in brackets.
Urban area population according to citypopulation.de (July 2021)
City name etymology according to Wikipedia.
Quiz by georgekotz
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Last updated: July 18, 2021
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First submittedOctober 27, 2017
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Population
Person
City
25.6 mil
Goddess Mumba Devi
Mumbai
22.6 mil
Saint Paul
São Paulo
18.2 mil
Mai Kolachi
Karachi
14.2 mil
One of several officials named "Johannes"
Johannesburg
13.5 mil
Prince Lava
Lahore
11.6 mil
Damarla Chennappa Nayakudu
Chennai
10.6 mil
(Vietnamese communist leader)
Ho Chi Minh City
10.4 mil
Caliph "Haydar" Ali Ibn Abi Talib
Hyderabad
8.75 mil
Sultan Ahmad Shah I
Ahmedabad
8.55 mil
(U.S. President)
Washington
Population
Person
City
7.80 mil
Saint James
Santiago
7.75 mil
Saint Francis
San Francisco
7.30 mil
(11th Vice-President of the U.S.)
Dallas
6.80 mil
(First President of Texas)
Houston
5.95 mil
Alexander the Great
Alexandria
5.65 mil
Saint Peter
Saint Petersburg
5.40 mil
Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount ______
Sydney
5.15 mil
Eve (probably)
Jeddah
5.05 mil
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount _________
Melbourne
4.85 mil
(Nigerian blacksmith and city founder)
Kano
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Level 67
Nov 2, 2017
Great quiz, and pretty fair considering the constraints. Loved it.
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Level 60
Jul 23, 2021
Nice quiz! I learned a lot.
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Level 63
Jul 23, 2021
Awesome quiz! Could you accept DC for Washington please?