All American Cities Over 500,000

Can you name every city in the Americas with over 500,000 inhabitants?
source: citypopulation.de; Canada and Argentina populations from Wikipedia
city proper populations
some figures may be inaccurate due to outdated census numbers
Argentine, Venezuelan, Peruvian, and Chilean cities may include urban area population
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Population
Country
City
11,152,344
Brazil
São Paulo
10,201,285
Peru
Lima
8,555,272
Mexico
Mexico City
8,175,031
United States
New York City
7,387,400
Colombia
Bogotá
6,320,446
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
6,160,040
Chile
Santiago
3,793,139
United States
Los Angeles
2,936,877
Argentina
Buenos Aires
2,731,571
Canada
Toronto
2,695,652
United States
Chicago
2,674,923
Brazil
Salvador
2,581,827
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
2,482,210
Brazil
Brasília
2,452,185
Brazil
Fortaleza
2,382,399
Colombia
Medellín
2,375,151
Brazil
Belo Horizonte
2,278,691
Ecuador
Guayaquil
2,172,527
Colombia
Cali
2,132,394
Cuba
Havana
2,095,517
United States
Houston
1,942,652
Venezuela
Caracas
1,898,770
Venezuela
Maracaibo
1,792,881
Brazil
Manaus
1,751,907
Brazil
Curitiba
1,704,694
Canada
Montreal
1,655,015
Mexico
Ecatepec de Morelos
1,607,734
Ecuador
Quito
1,537,704
Brazil
Recife
1,526,012
United States
Philadelphia
1,495,182
Mexico
Guadalajara
1,453,500
Costa Rica
San Jose
1,446,691
United States
Phoenix
1,442,396
Bolivia
Santa Cruz
1,434,062
Mexico
Puebla
1,409,351
Brazil
Porto Alegre
1,381,475
Brazil
Belém
1,378,958
Venezuela
Valencia
1,326,161
United States
San Antonio
1,321,004
Mexico
Juárez
1,317,298
Argentina
Córdoba
1,304,687
Uruguay
Montevideo
1,301,929
United States
San Diego
1,300,983
Mexico
Tijuana
1,297,076
Brazil
Goiânia
1,239,220
Canada
Calgary
1,238,962
Mexico
León
1,221,979
Brazil
Guarulhos
1,205,284
Colombia
Barranquilla
1,197,658
United States
Dallas
1,193,605
Argentina
Rosario
1,142,483
Mexico
Zapopan
1,135,512
Mexico
Monterrey
1,104,585
Mexico
Nezahualcóyotl
1,092,960
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
1,061,540
Brazil
Campinas
1,050,849
Peru
Arequipa
998,999
Brazil
São Gonçalo
958,522
Brazil
São Luís
952,528
United States
San Jose
936,065
Venezuela
Barquisimeto
934,243
Canada
Ottawa
932,546
Canada
Edmonton
932,129
Brazil
Maceió
923,392
Guatemala
Guatemala City
913,681
Mexico
Naucalpan
908,892
Nicaragua
Managua
908,209
Peru
Trujillo
901,468
Chile
Valparaíso
876,885
Colombia
Cartagena
875,978
Haiti
Port-au-Prince
852,138
Brazil
Duque de Caixas
846,880
Bolivia
El Alto
821,750
United States
Jacksonville
820,457
United States
Indianapolis
809,232
Mexico
Chihuahua
805,184
United States
San Francisco
803,739
Brazil
Natal
801,829
United States
Austin
789,018
United States
Columbus
Population
Country
City
787,562
Brazil
Nova Iguaçu
777,615
Mexico
Mérida
776,242
Brazil
Campo Grande
767,557
Brazil
Teresina
758,845
Bolivia
La Paz
752,658
Brazil
São Bernardo do Campo
744,824
United States
Fort Worth
735,607
United States
Charlotte
722,929
Chile
Concepción
722,772
Mexico
San Luis Potosí
722,250
Mexico
Aguascalientes
721,599
Canada
Mississauga
720,785
Brazil
João Pessoa
715,061
Mexico
Hermosillo
713,898
United States
Detroit
709,671
Mexico
Saltillo
705,224
Canada
Winnipeg
689,775
Mexico
Mexicali
685,445
Colombia
Cúcuta
676,407
Brazil
Santo André
675,773
Mexico
Culiacán
673,616
Mexico
Guadalupe
673,479
Mexico
Acapulco
672,651
Venezuela
Ciudad Guayana
671,460
Honduras
San Pedro Sula
666,740
Brazil
Osasco
655,025
Colombia
Coacha
653,410
Mexico
Tlalnepantla
651,873
United States
Memphis
648,245
United States
El Paso
643,133
Argentina
La Plata
632,013
Bolivia
Cochabamba
631,486
Canada
Vancouver
630,595
Brazil
Jaboatão dos Guararapes
628,306
Mexico
Cancún
626,495
Mexico
Querétaro
624,246
Peru
Chiclayo
620,770
United States
Baltimore
617,792
United States
Boston
617,106
Brazil
São José dos Campos
612,383
Mexico
Chimalhuacán
608,836
Mexico
Torreón
608,661
United States
Seattle
603,438
United States
Nashville
602,966
Brazil
Ribeirão Preto
602,644
Colombia
Soledad
601,767
United States
Washington
601,400
Brazil
Contagem
599,825
United States
Denver
597,511
Mexico
Morelia
595,710
United States
Louisville
594,498
United States
Milwaukee
593,638
Canada
Brampton
593,337
Argentina
Mar del Plata
589,466
Mexico
Reynosa
587,266
Brazil
Uberlândia
584,627
Jamaica
Kingston
584,489
United States
Las Vegas
583,793
United States
Portland
580,655
Brazil
Sorocaba
580,462
United States
Oklahoma City
575,942
Mexico
Tlaquepaque
571,149
Brazil
Aracaju
570,752
Colombia
Bucaramanga
554,830
Mexico
Veracruz
550,753
Dominican Republic
Santiago
548,886
Argentina
San Miguel de Tucumán
546,153
United States
Albuquerque
540,814
Brazil
Cuiabá
537,102
Mexico
Tuxtla Gutiérrez
535,917
Canada
Hamilton
531,902
Canada
Quebec
529,400
Paraguay
Asunción
526,634
United States
Tucson
520,683
Argentina
Salta
518,709
Mexico
Durango
517,887
Canada
Surrey
510,635
Brazil
Feira de Santana
510,378
Brazil
Juiz de Fora
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And Ecatepec for Ecatepec de Morelos
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Two of these cities have spelling mistakes:

Duque de CaXIas would be correct - this here is CaIXas

And it would be Soacha, not Coacha

Maybe these standard spellings could be accepted at least if there is no need to correct the above.

Thanks