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All 500k+ Urban Areas of Europe

Ever get tired of typing countless suburbs of big cities? Say no more! Name all urban areas of Europe with at least 500,000 inhabitants!
Main source: worldcitiestool, with citypopulation.de and Wikipedia as a secondary source
Using the Urals and Caucasus mountains as well as the Ural River as a border with Asia
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Last updated: February 7, 2023
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Country
Pop.
Urban Area
Russia
16,375,317
Moscow
Turkey
14,791,738
Istanbul
United Kingdom
12,598,186
London
France
11,236,407
Paris
Spain
6,131,918
Madrid
Germany
5,837,624
the Ruhr
Italy
5,121,995
Milan
Russia
5,002,494
St. Petersburg
Spain
4,609,369
Barcelona
Germany
4,290,482
Berlin
Italy
4,054,332
Naples
Greece
3,747,423
Athens
Italy
3,501,925
Rome
Netherlands
3,494,348
Rotterdam - The Hague
Ukraine
3,438,138
Kyiv
United Kingdom
3,270,370
Manchester
Germany
3,178,671
Cologne - Bonn
Germany
3,025,700
Frankfurt am Main
United Kingdom
2,958,884
Birmingham
United Kingdom
2,922,157
Leeds
Poland
2,912,555
Upper Silesia
Poland
2,865,997
Warsaw
Hungary
2,822,154
Budapest
Germany
2,686,299
Hamburg
Portugal
2,559,898
Lisbon
Germany
2,435,209
Munich
Austria
2,381,082
Vienna
Belgium
2,269,665
Brussels
Germany
2,234,166
Stuttgart
Romania
2,230,363
Bucharest
Belarus
2,137,264
Minsk
France
2,056,576
Lyon
Switzerland
2,051,343
Zürich
Sweden
2,011,040
Stockholm
Denmark
1,987,482
Copenhagen
Netherlands
1,929,349
Amsterdam
Spain
1,888,705
Valencia
Czech Republic
1,879,976
Prague
Belgium
1,817,176
Antwerp
Italy
1,784,834
Turin
United Kingdom
1,743,356
Glasgow
Ukraine
1,720,556
Kharkiv
Germany
1,695,402
Mannheim
United Kingdom
1,687,394
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
1,676,212
Liverpool
Ireland
1,596,285
Dublin
Portugal
1,594,480
Porto
United Kingdom
1,562,399
Nottingham - Derby
Ukraine
1,464,092
Donetsk
Bulgaria
1,423,934
Sofia
Russia
1,422,694
Volgograd
Serbia
1,416,301
Belgrade
Finland
1,409,994
Helsinki
Russia
1,371,549
Nizhny Novgorod
Norway
1,359,903
Oslo
France
1,357,310
Marseille
United Kingdom
1,338,017
Southampton - Portsmouth
Russia
1,314,499
Rostov-on-Don
Poland
1,284,334
Kraków
France
1,264,262
Toulouse
Spain
1,256,010
Seville
Ukraine
1,255,759
Odesa
Russia
1,247,326
Samara
Russia
1,245,155
Kazan
Germany
1,230,838
Nuremberg
United Kingdom
1,213,639
Bristol
France
1,206,197
Nice - Cannes
France
1,205,007
Lille
United Kingdom
1,145,121
Sheffield
United Kingdom
1,141,468
Cardiff - Newport
Belgium
1,129,391
Liège
Germany
1,111,169
Hanover
Russia
1,099,469
Voronezh
Russia
1,090,326
Ufa
Poland
1,064,394
Łódź
Russia
1,062,989
Saratov
Spain
1,053,431
Málaga
France
1,045,640
Bordeaux
Greece
1,041,904
Thessaloniki
Russia
1,034,002
Perm
Croatia
1,032,621
Zagreb
Ukraine
1,031,762
Dnipro
Germany
1,003,149
Düsseldorf
Spain
973,998
Bilbao
Poland
973,301
Gdańsk - Gdynia
Italy
970,040
Florence
Russia
968,185
Krasnodar
Country
Pop.
Urban Area
Netherlands
960,436
Arnhem - Nijmegen
Italy
958,533
Bergamo
Poland
956,862
Poznań
Italy
954,442
Palermo
France
951,274
Lens - Douai - Béthune
United Kingdom
947,014
Belfast
Poland
926,637
Wrocław
Ukraine
924,956
Lviv
Belgium
912,883
Charleroi
Belgium
899,790
Ghent
France
895,937
Nantes
Russia
877,260
Makhachkala
Sweden
876,233
Gothenburg
Netherlands
870,519
Utrecht
Germany
869,883
Dresden
Germany
868,843
Bremen
United Kingdom
843,635
Brighton
Germany
843,373
Wuppertal
Ukraine
836,381
Zaporizhzhia
Albania
802,322
Tirana
Netherlands
801,180
Eindhoven
Moldova
797,278
Chișinău
Germany
794,086
Karlsruhe
Latvia
788,480
Riga
Russia
774,625
Tolyatti
Italy
765,267
Catania
Germany
750,188
Bielefeld
France
735,028
Strasbourg
Italy
723,323
Genoa
Spain
718,930
Zaragoza
Italy
714,150
Padua
Switzerland
713,350
Geneva
Spain
703,215
Murcia
Germany
698,928
Leipzig
United Kingdom
691,528
Leicester
Ukraine
684,846
Kryvyi Rih
France
671,639
Rouen
Switzerland
670,746
Basel
United Kingdom
666,232
Edinburgh
Russia
653,654
Ulyanovsk
Russia
653,214
Izhevsk
France
649,423
Montpellier
Italy
648,242
Bologna
Belgium
647,512
Kortrijk
United Kingdom
641,527
Bournemouth
United Kingdom
639,462
Middlesbrough
Czech Republic
638,019
Brno
Russia
625,082
Astrakhan
France
617,367
Toulon
Lithuania
615,156
Vilnius
Russia
614,072
Penza
Russia
614,064
Yaroslavl
United Kingdom
613,042
Southend-on-Sea
France
610,376
Grenoble
Italy
605,823
Bari
Netherlands
600,062
Enschede - Almelo
United Kingdom
583,972
Coventry
Russia
581,763
Orenburg
North Macedonia
576,711
Skopje
Germany
573,225
Mönchengladbach
Russia
570,479
Naberezhnye Chelny
Germany
570,240
Saarbrücken
France
569,011
Rennes
Spain
567,248
Palma de Mallorca
Russia
565,008
Tula
Belarus
559,472
Gomel
United Kingdom
556,938
Aldershot - Farnborough
Poland
554,951
Lublin
Poland
553,470
Rybnik
Czech Republic
550,274
Ostrava
United Kingdom
547,739
Stoke-on-Trent
Germany
547,174
Augsburg
Russia
545,971
Lipetsk
Germany
544,558
Aachen
Ukraine
541,188
Mykolaiv
Poland
537,761
Bielsko-Biala
Russia
535,029
Ryazan
Ukraine
528,273
Luhansk
United Kingdom
527,290
Swansea
Russia
526,569
Stavropol
Slovakia
523,360
Bratislava
Spain
519,491
Alicante
Italy
511,887
Brescia
Spain
508,590
Granada
Estonia
504,947
Tallinn
United Kingdom
501,052
Kingston-upon-Hull
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Level 87
Feb 13, 2023
Good quiz, although the criteria throw up some anomalies. Farnborough and Aldershot are no more than rural towns really
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Level 73
Jan 13, 2024
I agree, Farnborough city proper is only about 57 thousand. Great quiz though.
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Level 56
Jan 13, 2024
Me too. And the very idea of Portsmouth and Southampton being the same city... someone bring me my smelling salts!