Largest cities in the world

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Largest cities in the world

  1. Seoul, South Korea: 10,231,217
  2. Sao Paulo, Brazil: 10,009,231
  3. Mumbai, India: 9,925,891
  4. Jakarta, Indonesia: 9,373,900
  5. Karachi, Pakistan: 9,339,023
  6. Moscow, Russia: 8,297,056
  7. Istanbul, Turkey: 8,260,438
  8. Mexico City, Mexico: 8,235,744
  9. Shanghai, China: 8,214,384
  10. Tokyo, Japan: 8,130,408
  11. New York, USA: 8,008,278
  12. Bangkok, Thailand: 7,506,700*
  13. Beijing, China: 7,362,426
  14. Delhi, India: 7,206,704
  15. London, Britain: 7,074,265
  16. Hong Kong, China: 6,843,000
  17. Cairo, Egypt: 6,800,992
  18. Teheran, Iran: 6,758,845
  19. Bogota, Colombia: 6,422,198
  20. Lima, Peru: 6,414,500
  21. Bandung, Indonesia: 5,919,400
  22. Tianjin, China: 5,855,044
  23. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 5,613,897
  24. Lahore, Pakistan: 5,143,495
  25. Bogor, Indonesia: 5,000,100
  26. Santiago, Chile: 4,788,543
  27. St Petersburg, Russia: 4,678,102
  28. Shenyang, China: 4,669,737
  29. Calcutta, India: 4,399,819
  30. Wuhan, China: 4,040,113
  31. Sydney, Australia: 4,031,944*
  32. Guangzhou, China: 3,935,193
  33. Singapore, Singapore: 3,894,000
  34. Madras, India: 3,841,396
  35. Baghdad, Iraq: 3,841,268
  36. Pusan, South Korea: 3,814,325
  37. Los Angeles, USA: 3,485,398
  38. Yokohama, Japan: 3,426,506
  39. Melbourne, Australia: 3,413,894
  40. Berlin, Germany: 3,388,000
  41. Alexandria, Egypt: 3,339,076
  42. Bangalore, India: 3,302,296
  43. Hyderabad, India: 3,145,939
  44. Chongqing, China: 3,122,704
  45. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: 3,015,743
  46. Harbin, China: 2,990,921
  47. Ankara, Turkey: 2,984,099
  48. Buenos Aires, Argentina: 2,965,403
  49. Chengdu, China: 2,954,872
  50. Ahmedabad, India: 2,954,526
  51. Chicago, USA: 2,896,016
  52. Xian, China: 2,872,539

Largest metropolitan areas

  1. Tokyo, Japan: 33,900,000
  2. Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico: 22,150,000
  3. Seoul, South Korea: 21,950,000
  4. New York, USA: 21,750,000
  5. Sao Paulo, Brazil: 19,900,000
  6. Bombay, India: 19,200,000
  7. Delhi, India: 18,700,000
  8. Los Angeles, USA: 17,600,000
  9. Osaka, Japan: 16,750,000
  10. Jakarta, Indonesia: 16,650,000
  11. Calcutta: India: 15,200,000
  12. Cairo, Egypt: 15,100,000
  13. Manila, Philippines: 14,350,000
  14. Karachi, Pakistan: 13,550,000
  15. Moscow, Russia: 13,550,000
  16. Shanghai, China: 13,250,000
  17. Buenos Aires, Argentina: 12,600,000
  18. Dacca, Bangladesh: 12,500,000
  19. London, Britain: 11,950,000
  20. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 11,950,000
  21. Tehran, Iran: 11,550,000
  22. Istanbul, Turkey: 11,100,000
  23. Lagos, Nigeria: 10,650,000
  24. Beijing, China: 10,600,000
  25. Paris, France: 9,900,000
  26. Chicago, USA: 9,650,000
  27. Lima, Peru: 8,300,000
  28. Bogota', Colombia: 8,050,000
  29. Nagoya, Japan: 8,000,000
  30. Washington, USA: 7,950,000
  31. Johannesburg, South Africa: 7,900,000
  32. Bangkok, Thailand: 7,750,000
  33. Chongqing, China: 7,700,000
  34. Madras, India: 7,400,000
  35. Hong Kong, China: 7,250,000
  36. Lahore, Pakistan: 7,200,000
  37. San Francisco, USA: 7,200,000
  38. Taipei, Taiwan: 6,850,000
  39. Bangalore, India: 6,800,000
  40. Kinshasa, Congo: 6,700,000
  41. Hyderabad, India: 6,500,000
  42. Philadelphia, USA: 6,000,000
  43. Tientsin, China: 5,900,000
  44. Ruhr, Germany: 5,800,000
  45. Dallas, USA: 5,750,000
  46. Detroit, USA: 5,750,000
  47. Boston, USA: 5,650,000
  48. Ahmadabad, India: 5,400,000
  49. Khartoum, Sudan: 5,400,000
  50. Miami, USA: 5,400,000
  51. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: 5,350,000
  52. Baghdad, Iraq: 5,350,000
  53. Belo Horizonte, Brazil: 5,350,000
  54. Santiago, Chile: 5,300,000
  55. Houston, USA: 5,250,000
  56. Madrid, Spain: 5,250,000
  57. St Petersburg, Russia: 5,200,000
  58. Toronto, Canada: 5,100,000

(Sources: http://www.nationsonline.org, http://www.citypopulation.de, 2004)