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100 Biggest Cities in the World on a Map - with Exceptions

Name the 100 most populous urban areas in the world that are not located in China, India, and the United States.
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Two loosely-defined areas around the Ruhr have been filled in
Source: citypopulation.de, ref. date 1/1/23
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Country
Population
Urban Area
Japan
40,800,000
Tokyo
Indonesia
28,900,000
Jakarta
Philippines
26,700,000
Manila
Mexico
24,900,000
Mexico City
South Korea
24,900,000
Seoul
Brazil
23,000,000
São Paulo
Egypt
22,200,000
Cairo
Nigeria
21,400,000
Lagos
Bangladesh
21,300,000
Dhaka
Thailand
20,500,000
Bangkok
Pakistan
19,100,000
Karachi
Russia
18,800,000
Moscow
Japan
17,700,000
Osaka
Argentina
16,700,000
Buenos Aires
Iran
16,200,000
Tehran
Turkey
16,100,000
Istanbul
DRC
15,000,000
Kinshasa
South Africa
14,800,000
Johannesburg
United Kingdom
14,800,000
London
Pakistan
14,400,000
Lahore
Vietnam
13,500,000
Ho Chi Minh City
Brazil
13,400,000
Rio de Janeiro
Peru
11,600,000
Lima
France
11,400,000
Paris
Japan
10,500,000
Nagoya
Colombia
10,200,000
Bogota
Taiwan
9,200,000
Taipei
Saudi Arabia
9,150,000
Riyadh
Malaysia
9,100,000
Kuala Lumpur
Angola
9,000,000
Luanda
Chile
8,050,000
Santiago
Singapore
7,750,000
Singapore
Canada
7,550,000
Toronto
Iraq
7,500,000
Baghdad
Vietnam
7,000,000
Hanoi
Indonesia
6,900,000
Bandung
Sudan
6,850,000
Khartoum
Spain
6,850,000
Madrid
UAE
6,600,000
Dubai
Ivory Coast
6,550,000
Abidjan
Kenya
6,550,000
Nairobi
Russia
6,400,000
Saint Petersburg
Ghana
6,350,000
Accra
Egypt
6,100,000
Alexandria
Italy
6,100,000
Milan
Tanzania
6,000,000
Dar es Salaam
Myanmar
6,000,000
Yangon
Indonesia
5,900,000
Surabaya
Jordan
5,850,000
Amman
Mexico
5,850,000
Monterrey
Mexico
5,750,000
Guadalajara
Country
Population
Urban Area
Germany
5,650,000
The Ruhr
Saudi Arabia
5,500,000
Jeddah
Turkey
5,200,000
Ankara
Nigeria
5,200,000
Kano
Brazil
5,150,000
Belo Horizonte
Germany
4,975,000
Cologne / Düsseldorf
Spain
4,950,000
Barcelona
Australia
4,950,000
Melbourne
Australia
4,925,000
Sydney
Sri Lanka
4,900,000
Colombo
Afghanistan
4,800,000
Kabul
Germany
4,775,000
Berlin
Morocco
4,700,000
Casablanca
Bangladesh
4,650,000
Chittagong
Ethiopia
4,600,000
Addis Ababa
South Africa
4,450,000
Cape Town
Canada
4,375,000
Montreal
Colombia
4,225,000
Medellin
Senegal
4,200,000
Dakar
Kuwait
4,200,000
Kuwait City
Brazil
4,200,000
Porto Alegre
Algeria
4,175,000
Algiers
Brazil
4,175,000
Brasilia
Mexico
4,175,000
Puebla
Dominican Republic
4,175,000
Santo Domingo
Indonesia
4,150,000
Medan
Nigeria
4,100,000
Abuja
Italy
4,050,000
Naples
South Korea
4,000,000
Busan
Mali
3,975,000
Bamako
Uganda
3,975,000
Kampala
Pakistan
3,950,000
Faisalabad
Nigeria
3,925,000
Ibadan
Brazil
3,925,000
Recife
Venezuela
3,800,000
Caracas
Syria
3,800,000
Damascus
Brazil
3,775,000
Fortaleza
Pakistan
3,725,000
Rawalpindi / Islamabad
Brazil
3,700,000
Salvador
Cameroon
3,700,000
Yaounde
Cameroon
3,650,000
Douala
Uzbekistan
3,600,000
Tashkent
South Africa
3,575,000
Durban
Greece
3,550,000
Athens
Brazil
3,550,000
Curitiba
Haiti
3,525,000
Port-au-Prince
Ukraine
3,475,000
Kiev
Italy
3,450,000
Rome
Netherlands
3,375,000
Rotterdam
Iran
3,350,000
Isfahan
Iran
3,350,000
Mashhad
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Level 55
May 30, 2023
What do you think of the dot sizes? I'm not sure if I should make them all bigger or all smaller.
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Level 66
May 30, 2023
This is great
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Level 51
Jun 18, 2023
Very good quiz!
+1
Level 57
Oct 6, 2023
Unbelievable quiz. This must be featured!
+1
Level 83
Oct 6, 2023
Excellent! Nommed.
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Level 64
Oct 6, 2023
Good quiz but JetPunk standard is to accept the Hague for Rotterdam.
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Level 80
Oct 7, 2023
> What do you think of the dot sizes?

Perfect as is, I think.

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Level 59
Oct 7, 2023
Agree with the dot sizes being great. I thought the -abad city was in India, so I didn't bother guessing it. Had fun with the quiz, especially because I know a lot of Brazilian cities.
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Level 71
Dec 6, 2023
Wait why is Taipei on here (this message brought to you by the CCP)