Biggest Cities in Each Continent

Name the five biggest cities in six continents.
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Continent
Answer
1
N. America
Mexico City
2
N. America
New York City
3
N. America
Los Angeles
4
N. America
Toronto
5
N. America
Chicago
1
S. America
Sao Paulo
2
S. America
Lima
3
S. America
Bogota
4
S. America
Rio de Janiero
5
S. America
Santiago
 
Continent
Answer
1
Europe
Istanbul
2
Europe
Moscow
3
Europe
London
4
Europe
Saint Petersburg
5
Europe
Berlin
1
Africa
Cairo
2
Africa
Lagos
3
Africa
Kinshasa
4
Africa
Johannesburg
5
Africa
Khartoum
 
Continent
Answer
1
Asia
Tokyo
2
Asia
Jakarta
3
Asia
Seoul
4
Asia
Delhi
5
Asia
Shanghai
1
Oceania
Sydney
2
Oceania
Melbourne
3
Oceania
Brisbane
4
Oceania
Perth
5
Oceania
Adelaide
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Level 79
Aug 9, 2013
My source on this was Worldatlas. Don't ask me why Guangzhou isn't number 2 for Asia.
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Level 69
Aug 10, 2013
Essen is only the 8th biggest city in Germany...
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Level 78
Aug 10, 2013
It's really a strange thing with Essen. Maybe they count the whole Ruhrgebiet (about 5 million inhabitants) as agglomeration of Essen.
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Level 78
Aug 10, 2013
Might as well put Australia instead of Oceania.
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Level 79
Aug 15, 2013
Like I said, this may not be the most accurate source of information. Yes, Essen is debatable. Yes, Luanda is probably not the fifth biggest city in Africa. However, this was the site that had the most accurate information I could find.
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Level 79
Aug 15, 2013
I changed Luanda to Khartoum.
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Level 79
Feb 1, 2016
I updated controversial areas (namely Europe and North America) with my source as Wikipedia.
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Level 33
Dec 20, 2019
paris is much bigger then berlin
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Level 55
Aug 14, 2020
Where is Buenos Aires ?

btw nice quiz dude

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Level 39
Jul 18, 2022
Not big enough
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Level 39
Jul 18, 2022
Hey isn’t Lagos bigger than Cairo?