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Biggest Cities Starting With W

In the entire world there are nine urban areas starting with the letter W that have a population over 1,000,000. How many can you name?
Urban area population, not city proper
According to citypopulation.de, January 2024
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Last updated: March 25, 2024
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First submittedJanuary 11, 2017
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Country
Population
City
China
12.2 mil
Wuhan
United States
8.55 mil
Washington D.C.
China
5.19 mil
Wenzhou
China
3.18 mil
Weifang
Note: Our source considers Wuxi to be
part of the Shanghai agglomeration
Poland
2.59 mil
Warsaw
China
1.79 mil
Wuhu
China
1.47 mil
Weihai
China
1.16 mil
Wanzhou
India
1.08 mil
Warangal
+3
Level 35
Apr 3, 2017
Auckland's Urban Area is 1.377 Million.
+14
Level 70
Mar 11, 2019
Since when did Auckland start with a W?
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Level 68
Sep 2, 2019
Very irrelevant.
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Level 94
May 11, 2020
Wuckland.
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Level 89
Sep 10, 2020
Far out.
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Level 31
Nov 20, 2020
I got 4 and I am 9. I think you know which cities I missed. (Weifang, Wuhu, Wanzhou)
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Level 73
Jul 9, 2021
Wellington maybe was the source of such an odd confusion.
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Level 62
Jan 17, 2019
Really China?
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Level 82
Sep 8, 2019
Woo hoo!
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Level 73
Jan 29, 2020
It's funny how many Chinese cities I get when I type a beginning part of a word and an ending part. In this case: Wen-shou. In the others there is Hang-zhou, Shen-yang, Yang-zhou and Zheng-zhou. I wonder if I've heard the names before or if it really is a random guess.
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Level 61
Feb 10, 2021
The names of the cities are made up of 2 or more chinese characters.
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Level 61
Feb 10, 2021
For example: 杭州, is Hang-zhou
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Level 48
May 8, 2020
Missed Wuhan😔😔😔
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Level 89
Sep 10, 2020
It's been hiding.
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Level 58
Jun 6, 2021
Before 2020, about 5% of people even knew what the hell Wuhan even was.
+1
Level 48
May 8, 2020
But got Wenzhou
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Level 82
Feb 1, 2021
No Wuxi?
+1
Level 60
May 25, 2021
The source includes Wuxi in Shanghai
+2
Level 83
Jul 8, 2022
Disappointed that wanqing didn’t work.
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Level 46
Feb 19, 2024
I will remember wuhu. Woohoo!