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The 500 Most Populous Cities in the World

Will you be able to name the 500 most populous metropolitan areas in the world in 2022?
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Country
City
Population
Japan
Tokyo
37,274,000
India
Delhi
32,065,760
China
Shanghai
28,516,904
Bangladesh
Dhaka
22,478,116
Brazil
Sao Paulo
22,429,800
Mexico
Mexico City
22,085,140
Egypt
Cairo
21,750,020
China
Beijing
21,333,332
India
Mumbai
20,961,472
Japan
Osaka
19,059,856
China
Chongqing
16,874,740
Pakistan
Karachi
16,839,950
Turkey
Istanbul
15,636,243
DR Congo
Kinshasa
15,628,085
Nigeria
Lagos
15,387,639
Argentina
Buenos Aires
15,369,919
India
Kolkata
15,133,888
Philippines
Manila
14,406,059
China
Tianjin
14,011,828
China
Guangzhou
13,964,637
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
13,634,274
Pakistan
Lahore
13,541,764
India
Bangalore
13,193,035
China
Shenzhen
12,831,330
Russia
Moscow
12,640,818
India
Chennai
11,503,293
Colombia
Bogota
11,344,312
France
Paris
11,142,303
Indonesia
Jakarta
11,074,811
Peru
Lima
11,044,607
Thailand
Bangkok
10,899,698
India
Hyderabad
10,534,418
South Korea
Seoul
9,975,709
Japan
Nagoya
9,571,596
United Kingdom
London
9,540,576
China
Chengdu
9,478,521
China
Nanjing
9,429,381
Iran
Tehran
9,381,546
Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City
9,077,158
Angola
Luanda
8,952,496
United States
New York City
8,930,002
China
Wuhan
8,591,611
China
Xi An Shaanxi
8,537,646
India
Ahmedabad
8,450,228
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
8,419,566
China
Hangzhou
8,044,878
India
Surat
7,784,276
China
Suzhou
7,764,499
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
7,643,256
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh
7,538,200
China
Shenyang
7,527,975
Iraq
Baghdad
7,511,920
China
Dongguan
7,511,851
China
Foshan
7,497,263
Tanzania
Dar Es Salaam
7,404,689
India
Pune
6,987,077
Chile
Santiago
6,856,939
Spain
Madrid
6,713,557
China
Haerbin
6,665,951
Canada
Toronto
6,312,974
Brazil
Belo Horizonte
6,194,292
Sudan
Khartoum
6,160,327
South Africa
Johannesburg
6,065,354
Singapore
Singapore
6,039,577
China
Dalian
5,930,140
China
Qingdao
5,865,232
China
Zhengzhou
5,690,312
China
Ji Nan Shandong
5,663,015
Spain
Barcelona
5,658,472
Russia
Saint Petersburg
5,535,556
Ivory Coast
Abidjan
5,515,790
Myanmar
Yangon
5,514,454
Japan
Fukuoka
5,502,591
Egypt
Alexandria
5,483,605
Mexico
Guadalajara
5,339,583
Turkey
Ankara
5,309,690
Bangladesh
Chittagong
5,252,842
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
5,227,794
Australia
Melbourne
5,150,766
Kenya
Nairobi
5,118,844
Vietnam
Hanoi
5,067,352
Australia
Sydney
5,056,571
Mexico
Monterrey
5,036,535
China
Changsha
4,809,887
Brazil
Brasilia
4,803,877
South Africa
Cape Town
4,800,954
Saudi Arabia
Jiddah
4,780,740
China
Urumqi
4,710,203
China
Kunming
4,657,381
China
Changchun
4,616,002
China
Hefei
4,496,456
China
Shantou
4,490,411
Taiwan
Xinbei
4,470,672
Afghanistan
Kabul
4,457,882
China
Ningbo
4,405,292
Israel
Tel Aviv
4,343,584
Cameroon
Yaounde
4,336,670
Italy
Rome
4,297,877
China
Shijiazhuang
4,285,135
Canada
Montreal
4,276,526
Brazil
Recife
4,220,458
Nigeria
Kano
4,219,209
Brazil
Porto Alegre
4,185,488
Brazil
Fortaleza
4,163,953
India
Jaipur
4,106,756
China
Nanning
4,085,697
Colombia
Medellin
4,067,758
China
Taiyuan Shanxi
4,061,003
South Africa
Ekurhuleni
4,044,660
Cameroon
Douala
3,926,645
India
Kozhikode
3,920,873
Brazil
Salvador
3,920,132
United States
Los Angeles
3,919,973
China
Changzhou
3,869,213
China
Xiamen
3,862,882
India
Lucknow
3,854,224
China
Fuzhou Funjian
3,843,753
Morocco
Casablanca
3,840,396
China
Wenzhou
3,824,561
China
Nanchang
3,817,888
India
Malappuram
3,816,345
Brazil
Curitiba
3,770,919
Nigeria
Ibadan
3,756,445
Madagascar
Antananarivo
3,699,900
China
Tangshan Hebei
3,693,292
Nigeria
Abuja
3,652,029
Uganda
Kampala
3,651,919
Ghana
Kumasi
3,630,326
Pakistan
Faisalabad
3,624,804
Indonesia
Bekasi
3,622,203
Germany
Berlin
3,570,750
China
Guiyang
3,495,855
South Korea
Busan
3,468,139
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
3,457,626
Paraguay
Asuncion
3,452,315
Brazil
Campinas
3,384,564
China
Wuxi
3,375,810
India
Thrissur
3,351,322
Senegal
Dakar
3,326,001
Nigeria
Port Harcourt
3,324,694
Iran
Mashhad
3,317,640
India
Kochi
3,301,294
Mexico
Puebla
3,294,779
Kuwait
Kuwait City
3,238,523
China
Lanzhou
3,226,493
India
Indore
3,208,722
South Africa
Durban
3,199,329
India
Kanpur
3,189,926
Yemen
Sanaa
3,181,655
Greece
Athens
3,153,781
Italy
Milan
3,149,223
North Korea
Pyongyang
3,132,527
Ecuador
Guayaquil
3,092,355
Turkey
Izmir
3,056,149
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou
3,055,788
Zambia
Lusaka
3,041,789
Guatemala
Guatemala City
3,036,405
Ukraine
Kiev
3,010,209
Indonesia
Surabaya
3,005,385
India
Nagpur
2,991,427
Portugal
Lisbon
2,986,162
China
Zhongshan
2,973,878
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
2,964,382
Venezuela
Caracas
2,956,813
Indonesia
Depok
2,942,149
China
Shizuoka
2,935,436
India
Coimbatore
2,934,621
China
Handan
2,917,786
Haiti
Port Au Prince
2,915,276
China
Huaian
2,879,079
Algeria
Algiers
2,853,959
Colombia
Cali
2,836,747
China
Weifang
2,834,645
South Korea
Incheon
2,834,132
Mali
Bamako
2,816,943
Brazil
Goiania
2,800,919
India
Thiruvananthapuram
2,793,173
United Kingdom
Manchester
2,770,434
DR Congo
Mbuji Mayi
2,765,002
United States
Chicago
2,756,546
Taiwan
Taipei
2,742,379
South Africa
Pretoria
2,739,768
China
Zibo
2,732,104
China
Shaoxing
2,722,257
DR Congo
Lubumbashi
2,695,331
China
Yantai
2,689,227
China
Huizhou
2,684,343
Japan
Sapporo
2,668,982
United Kingdom
Birmingham
2,645,598
Indonesia
Bandung
2,638,090
Canada
Vancouver
2,631,690
Ghana
Accra
2,605,402
Mexico
Toluca de Lerdo
2,575,626
Uzbekistan
Tashkent
2,573,758
Congo
Brazzaville
2,552,813
China
Luoyang
2,534,195
India
Patna
2,529,210
India
Bhopal
2,505,183
Syria
Damascus
2,502,761
Somalia
Mogadishu
2,497,463
Australia
Brisbane
2,472,222
Indonesia
Tangerang
2,456,106
Puerto Rico
San Juan
2,442,512
Tunisia
Tunis
2,439,404
Lebanon
Beirut
2,433,155
China
Nantong
2,423,725
Indonesia
Medan
2,402,041
Azerbaijan
Baku
2,401,108
Brazil
Belem
2,385,490
Pakistan
Guiranwala
2,352,547
United States
Houston
2,345,606
Pakistan
Peshawar
2,342,514
Brazil
Manaus
2,340,784
Japan
Sendai
2,339,991
Venezuela
Maracaibo
2,332,718
Pakistan
Rawalpindi
2,327,455
Colombia
Barranquilla
2,324,690
India
Agra
2,313,971
China
Hohhot
2,312,208
Taiwan
Taoyuan
2,296,368
China
Baotou
2,287,174
India
Kannur
2,286,474
China
Liuzhou
2,286,224
India
Visakhapatnam
2,277,870
India
Vadodara
2,277,153
China
Xuzhou
2,240,503
Mexico
Tijuana
2,221,008
Iran
Esfahan
2,219,343
Cambodia
Phnom Penh
2,211,444
Jordan
Amman
2,209,584
South Korea
Daegu
2,184,528
Italy
Naples
2,180,348
India
Nashik
2,180,269
India
Vijayawada
2,167,516
Cuba
Havana
2,145,691
Brazil
Grande Vitoria
2,141,511
Saudi Arabia
Mecca
2,114,675
Belgium
Brussels
2,109,631
Pakistan
Multan
2,105,987
Syria
Aleppo
2,098,210
China
Putian
2,093,166
Australia
Perth
2,092,649
China
Yangzhou
2,085,864
Japan
Hiroshima
2,072,344
China
Baoding
2,064,081
Turkey
Bursa
2,054,748
China
Taizhou Zhejiang
2,048,701
Belarus
Minsk
2,048,574
Guinea
Conakry
2,048,525
China
Wuhu Anhui
2,046,187
Country
City
Population
China
Linyi Shandong
2,030,847
India
Kollam
2,025,984
India
Rajkot
1,988,607
China
Haikou
1,974,244
Austria
Vienna
1,960,023
Venezuela
Valencia
1,959,318
Kazakhstan
Almaty
1,958,135
China
Daqing
1,954,752
China
Yancheng Jiangsu
1,951,122
Panama
Panama City
1,937,963
Indonesia
Semarang
1,937,887
China
Lianyungang
1,933,605
Morocco
Rabat
1,931,930
Brazil
Baixada Santista
1,929,846
Ecuador
Quito
1,928,296
Pakistan
Hyderabad
1,925,953
Togo
Lome
1,925,517
India
Ludhiana
1,916,772
United Kingdom
West Yorkshire
1,915,134
Philippines
Davao City
1,907,721
Bolivia
La Paz
1,907,686
Mexico
Leon De Los Aldamas
1,873,522
China
Zhuhai
1,847,411
Nigeria
Benin City
1,841,084
China
Datong
1,831,912
China
Quanzhou
1,814,734
Turkey
Adana
1,814,445
India
Madurai
1,798,834
Italy
Turin
1,798,471
Mozambique
Matola
1,796,872
Poland
Warsaw
1,794,532
Germany
Hamburg
1,788,170
Vietnam
Can Tho
1,786,437
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah
1,785,684
Romania
Bucharest
1,785,294
Indonesia
Palembang
1,785,209
Bolivia
Santa Cruz
1,784,372
Hungary
Budapest
1,775,207
Turkey
Gaziantep
1,773,495
Uruguay
Montevideo
1,767,243
India
Meerut
1,762,162
India
Raipur
1,760,411
France
Lyon
1,747,575
China
Jiangmen
1,740,196
Iraq
Mosul
1,737,101
China
Cixi
1,732,743
Mexico
La Laguna
1,729,825
India
Varanasi
1,722,259
China
Xiangyang
1,713,433
Iran
Shiraz
1,698,584
United Kingdom
Glasgow
1,688,907
Russia
Novosibirsk
1,686,236
Indonesia
Batam
1,684,932
Sweden
Stockholm
1,679,050
China
Yinchuan
1,672,688
China
Anshan
1,667,187
India
Jamshedpur
1,661,439
China
Yichang
1,660,148
India
Srinagar
1,659,935
New Zealand
Auckland
1,652,341
China
Jilin
1,645,140
Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar
1,644,544
Iran
Tabriz
1,643,960
Indonesia
Makassar
1,642,129
India
Aurangabad
1,641,602
United States
Phoenix
1,640,641
China
Qinhuangdao
1,634,829
China
Xining
1,625,782
Oman
Muscat
1,622,620
Liberia
Monrovia
1,622,582
France
Marseille
1,620,227
India
Tiruppur
1,619,469
United States
Philadelphia
1,619,355
China
Hengyang
1,618,900
Canada
Calgary
1,611,475
China
Qiqihaer
1,609,057
Argentina
Cordoba
1,597,844
China
Suqian
1,595,867
DR Congo
Kananga
1,592,924
Iran
Karaj
1,586,825
China
Anyang
1,585,812
Argentina
Rosario
1,574,235
South Korea
Daejon
1,573,369
Germany
Munich
1,566,128
Mexico
Ciudad Juarez
1,560,821
Zimbabwe
Harare
1,557,740
Nigeria
Onitsha
1,552,630
India
Jodhpur
1,548,048
Taiwan
Gaoxiong
1,547,094
Saudi Arabia
Medina
1,545,420
China
Jining Shandong
1,543,534
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
1,539,830
Chad
N Djamena
1,532,588
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
1,526,660
South Korea
Gwangju
1,526,457
Russia
Yekaterinburg
1,521,136
Nepal
Kathmandu
1,521,057
Canada
Edmonton
1,518,921
Brazil
Natal
1,511,614
Brazil
Grande Sao Luis
1,511,102
India
Ranchi
1,510,765
China
Zhangjiakou
1,502,958
Myanmar
Mandalay
1,500,625
India
Jabalpur
1,495,679
China
Huainan
1,486,964
India
Asansol
1,478,266
India
Kota
1,474,243
China
Chaozhou
1,472,558
United States
San Antonio
1,456,069
India
Gwalior
1,442,015
Costa Rica
San Jose
1,441,324
India
Allahabad
1,439,202
China
Yiwu
1,436,780
Thailand
Chon Buri
1,435,745
Mauritania
Nouakchott
1,431,539
India
Amritsar
1,425,040
Ukraine
Kharkiv
1,423,343
Canada
Ottawa
1,422,635
Switzerland
Zurich
1,419,621
China
Taizhou Jiangsu
1,414,649
Iraq
Basra
1,413,646
Brazil
Joao Pessoa
1,407,889
China
Ganzhou
1,405,736
Serbia
Belgrade
1,405,192
United States
San Diego
1,402,838
Syria
Homs
1,397,632
China
Taian Shandong
1,390,010
China
Weihai
1,389,782
Mexico
Queretaro
1,389,302
Kenya
Mombasa
1,388,979
Niger
Niamey
1,383,909
Turkey
Konya
1,383,000
Vietnam
Hai Phong
1,382,031
China
Jiaxing
1,373,885
Denmark
Copenhagen
1,370,131
Bolivia
Cochabamba
1,368,920
India
Dhanbad
1,367,686
DR Congo
Kisangani
1,366,342
Colombia
Bucaramanga
1,365,580
China
Kaifeng
1,359,105
Australia
Adelaide
1,355,522
Taiwan
Taizhong
1,354,431
China
Rizhao
1,353,165
Brazil
Maceio
1,350,505
South Korea
Suweon
1,349,905
China
Dongying
1,346,126
China
Zunyi
1,345,424
China
Zhanjiang
1,343,882
Thailand
Samut Prakan
1,341,605
China
Nanchong
1,339,649
Brazil
Joinville
1,334,194
Iran
Qom
1,333,404
Finland
Helsinki
1,327,762
China
Mianyang Sichuan
1,326,012
United States
Dallas
1,325,691
China
Liuan
1,322,063
Portugal
Porto
1,320,347
Turkey
Antalya
1,318,826
China
Shiyan
1,318,236
Czech Republic
Prague
1,318,085
India
Bareilly
1,317,085
China
Liuyang
1,310,870
Saudi Arabia
Ad Dammam
1,304,688
China
Fushun Liaoning
1,294,781
Congo
Pointe Noire
1,294,612
China
Yingkou
1,288,451
Bulgaria
Sofia
1,286,789
Russia
Kazan
1,286,418
China
Tengzhou
1,281,380
South Africa
Port Elizabeth
1,280,550
India
Aligarh
1,278,555
Iran
Ahvaz
1,277,613
Brazil
Florianopolis
1,277,547
Morocco
Tanger
1,277,242
Sierra Leone
Freetown
1,272,145
China
Maoming
1,272,048
Indonesia
Pekan Baru
1,271,197
Morocco
Fes
1,267,317
India
Moradabad
1,267,139
China
Suzhou
1,266,746
Nigeria
Uyo
1,264,636
India
Mysore
1,261,097
Ireland
Dublin
1,255,963
Mexico
San Luis Potosi
1,254,382
Kazakhstan
Astana
1,253,779
Russia
Nizhniy Novgorod
1,252,917
China
Ruian
1,246,135
Tanzania
Mwanza
1,245,444
India
Durg Bhilainagar
1,244,528
Venezuela
Barquisimeto
1,240,714
China
Jieyang
1,240,240
Russia
Chelyabinsk
1,237,272
China
Zhuzhou
1,231,664
China
Baoji
1,230,134
Venezuela
Maracay
1,229,520
India
Bhubaneswar
1,226,033
China
Pingdingshan Henan
1,225,598
China
Zhenjiang Jiangsu
1,225,251
China
Chifeng
1,223,975
China
Puning
1,223,886
Malawi
Lilongwe
1,222,325
China
Jinhua
1,215,822
Argentina
Mendoza
1,209,458
Rwanda
Kigali
1,208,296
Indonesia
Bogor
1,207,036
China
Huaibei
1,205,931
Mexico
Merida
1,201,142
China
Tiruchirappalli
1,200,947
Pakistan
Islamabad
1,198,035
Thailand
Chiang Mai
1,197,931
China
Nanyang Henan
1,197,901
China
Xiangtan Hunan
1,197,437
China
Benxi
1,196,384
China
Jinzhou
1,191,977
India
Chandigarh
1,191,299
DR Congo
Bukavu
1,190,367
Benin
Abomey Calavi
1,188,736
Vietnam
Da Nang
1,188,374
China
Liupanshui
1,183,380
Russia
Omsk
1,181,049
Nigeria
Nnewi
1,176,550
Libya
Tripoli
1,175,830
China
Guilin
1,175,605
Netherlands
Amsterdam
1,165,898
Indonesia
Tasikmalaya
1,164,908
Israel
Haifa
1,163,950
China
Binzhou
1,163,766
China
Pizhou
1,162,776
Pakistan
Quetta
1,159,635
Mexico
Mexicali
1,159,544
Russia
Krasnoyarsk
1,158,761
India
Hubli Dharwad
1,158,368
Nigeria
Kaduna
1,158,048
Russia
Samara
1,157,631
India
Guwahati
1,154,876
Nigeria
Aba
1,150,116
China
Luohe
1,149,350
India
Salem
1,146,334
Mexico
Aguascalientes
1,143,281
Russia
Ufa
1,142,399
Burundi
Bujumbura
1,139,265
Mozambique
Maputo
1,138,960
Indonesia
Bandar Lampung
1,138,359
Russia
Rostov on Don
1,138,025
Germany
Cologne
1,136,992
China
Yueqing
1,135,548
India
Saharanpur
1,133,891
Kazakhstan
Shimkent
1,125,804
South Korea
Yongin
1,120,784
China
Xinxiang
1,120,346
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