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Biggest Cities in the British Empire on a Map

Name the largest urban areas that were once in control of the Modern British Empire.
Based on this map
Urban agglomerations from citypopulation
Only includes territory that was fully controlled by the Empire
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Last updated: November 16, 2022
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Population
City
32,400,000
Delhi
26,100,000
Mumbai
23,000,000
New York
21,900,000
Cairo
20,900,000
Dhaka
20,700,000
Lagos
18,600,000
Karachi
17,200,000
Kolkata
14,800,000
London
14,500,000
Johannesburg
13,900,000
Lahore
13,200,000
Bengaluru
11,900,000
Chennai
10,700,000
Hyderabad
9,850,000
Chicago
9,100,000
Kuala Lumpur
9,050,000
Ahmedabad
8,750,000
Washington / Baltimore
7,950,000
Singapore
7,850,000
Boston
7,650,000
Toronto
7,550,000
Philadelphia
7,400,000
Hong Kong
7,350,000
Pune
7,300,000
Baghdad
7,150,000
Surat
6,750,000
Dar es Salaam
6,650,000
Khartoum
6,300,000
Nairobi
6,300,000
Miami
6,150,000
Accra
6,050,000
Alexandria
6,050,000
Dubai
6,000,000
Atlanta
5,850,000
Yangon
5,850,000
Detroit
Population
City
5,700,000
Amman
5,450,000
Sydney
5,150,000
Melbourne
5,100,000
Chittagong
5,000,000
Kano
4,850,000
Colombo
4,550,000
Seattle
4,450,000
Tampa
4,375,000
Cape Town
4,325,000
Kuwait City
4,275,000
Montreal
4,175,000
Jaipur
3,900,000
Lucknow
3,900,000
Abuja
3,850,000
Faisalabad
3,825,000
Kampala
3,800,000
Ibadan
3,625,000
Rawalpindi / Islamabad
3,575,000
Orlando
3,550,000
Kanpur
3,525,000
Durban
3,400,000
Indore
3,375,000
Nagpur
3,300,000
Brisbane
3,250,000
Minneapolis
3,150,000
Birmingham
3,100,000
Manchester
3,100,000
Cleveland
3,075,000
Bhilai / Raipur
3,025,000
Kathmandu
3,000,000
Sana'a
2,975,000
Gujranwala
2,950,000
Vancouver
2,925,000
Lusaka
2,850,000
Coimbatore
2,850,000
Cincinnati
Population
City
2,825,000
Kumasi
2,800,000
Patna
2,775,000
Tel Aviv / Jaffa
2,550,000
Bhopal
2,525,000
Port Harcourt
2,525,000
Peshawar
2,525,000
Charlotte
2,500,000
Chandigarh
2,450,000
Yantai
2,425,000
Agra
2,375,000
Hyderabad
2,375,000
Doha
2,375,000
St. Louis
2,300,000
Vadodara
2,300,000
Vishakhapatnam
2,275,000
Lomé
2,225,000
Nashik
2,225,000
Multan
2,175,000
Leeds
2,150,000
Vijayawada
2,125,000
Perth
2,075,000
Gaza
2,075,000
Indianapolis
2,075,000
Pittsburgh
2,075,000
Harare
2,050,000
Ludhiana
2,050,000
George Town
2,050,000
Mogadishu
2,025,000
Rajkot
2,000,000
Varanasi
2,000,000
Kaduna
1,980,000
Bhubaneswar
1,930,000
Freetown
1,910,000
Aurangabad
1,880,000
Liverpool
+5
Level 73
Apr 7, 2020
Please accept Hargeisa.
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Level 74
Apr 8, 2020
Work on City placements like Cairo. Good quiz idea!
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Level 56
May 3, 2021
You might want to list what year the city populations are from, it's a bit confusing at the moment
+1
Level 66
Sep 29, 2021
Belize City is not in Nigeria, unfortunately. Very cool quiz though!
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Level 57
Mar 21, 2022
It's a nice quiz. I'd also urge accepting Hargeisa or Hargaisa. Sanaa was also never part of the British empire, which only controlled southern Yemen including Aden.