List of cities proper by population

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This article lists the most populous cities in the world defined according to a concept of city proper. A city proper is a locality defined according to legal or political boundaries and an administratively recognised urban status that is usually characterised by some form of local government.[1][2][3] Cities proper and their boundaries and population data may not include suburbs.[4]

World Urbanization Prospects, a UN publication, defines population of a city proper as "the population living within the administrative boundaries of a city or controlled directly from the city by a single authority." The book continues to say that "city proper as defined by administrative boundaries may not include suburban areas where an important proportion of the population working or studying in the city lives."[4] This definition does not give an accurate picture of the urban area or metropolitan area of cities. Using this strictly administrative definition, many cities will be included on this list that are smaller than their urban area. However, many Chinese cities included govern territories that extend well beyond the traditional "city proper" into suburban and rural areas.[5]

Cities proper by population[edit]

Rank City Image Population Definition Total
area (km²)
Population
density (/km²)
Country
1 Shanghai PudongSkyline-pjt (cropped).jpg 24,183,300[6] City 6,340.5[7] 3,814  China
2 Beijing View of Beijing.jpg 20,794,000[8] City 16,411[9] 1,267  China
3 Karachi Frere-Hall-Karachi-Shamail.jpg 14,910,352[10] City[11] 3,780 3,944  Pakistan
4 Shenzhen Shenzhen CBD and River.jpg 13,723,000[12] City 1,493.32[13] 9,190  China
5 Guangzhou Guangzhou skyline.jpg 13,081,000[14] City 1,347.81[15] 9,705  China
6 Mumbai Mumbai Downtown.jpg 12,442,373[16] City[17] 465.78 27,223  India
7 Istanbul Halic.png 12,661,000[18] City 620.29[19] 20,411  Turkey
8 Moscow Moscow-City (36211143494).jpg 12,229,000[20] City[21][22] 1,021.75[23] 11,969  Russia
9 São Paulo MarginalPinheiros.jpg 12,038,000[24] City[25] 1,081.05 11,199  Brazil
10 Kinshasa Kinshasa-Gombe, from CCIC.JPG 11,462,000[26][27] City[28] 473.73[29] 24,195  Democratic Republic of the Congo
11 Tianjin 炫彩津门99海河夜景.jpg 11,249,000[30] City 1,331.83[31] 8,446  China
12 Lahore PIA Head Office, Lahore.jpg 11,126,000[32] City 502.55[26] 22,139  Pakistan
13 Delhi Smog in Dehli edited.jpg 11,034,555[33] City 461.83 2,457  India
14 Jakarta Jakarta City Skyline.jpg 10,624,000[34] City[35] 661.50 16,060  Indonesia
15 Dongguan Dongguan -03.jpg 10,615,000[36] City 1,721.34 6,167  China
16 Lagos Lagos Island.jpg 10,552,000[37] City 433.34[38] 24,350  Nigeria
17 Seoul View of YangJe-Cheon.jpg 9,806,000[39] City 605.25[40] 16,202  South Korea
18 Foshan Downtown of Guicheng.jpg 9,279,000[41][42] City 1,325.88[43] 6,998  China
19 Tokyo Skyscrapers of Shinjuku 2009 January (revised).jpg 9,273,000[44] City 626.99[44] 14,790  Japan
20 Chengdu Jiuyanqiao.jpg 9,012,000[45] City 970.84[14] 9,283  China
21 Lima City of Lima, Peru.jpg 8,894,000[46] City[47] 215.74 41,226  Peru
22 Mexico City Ciudad.de.Mexico.City.Distrito.Federal.DF.Paseo.Reforma.Skyline.jpg 8,875,000[48] City 607.22[49] 14,616  Mexico
23 London Canary Wharf Skyline 2, London UK - Oct 2012.jpg 8,787,892[50] City[51] 1,572 5,590  United Kingdom
24 Tehran Towers in Tehran City at night.jpg 8,694,000[52] City[53] 574.13[54] 15,143  Iran
25 New York LowerManhattanSept2013.png 8,622,698[55] City[56] 786.30 10,966  United States
26 Bangalore UB City.jpg 8,443,675[57] City 709 11,909  India
27 Dhaka GulshanDhaka.jpg 8,063,000[58] City 337.54[59] 23,888  Bangladesh
28 Wuhan WuhanSkyline.jpg 8,035,000[60] City[61] 898.86[62] 8,939  China
29 Bogotá Centro-Internacional-Bogotá.jpg 7,963,000[63] City[64] 428.26[65][66] 18,594  Colombia
30 Cairo Kairo 001.jpg 7,740,000[67] City[68] 302.56[69] 25,582  Egypt
31 Hyderabad MindSpace campus in Hyderabad, India.jpg 7,491,790[70] City 651.75[71] 11,494  India
32 Ho Chi Minh City Một khúc sông Sài Gòn.JPG 7,431,000[72] City 453.60[72] 16,382  Vietnam
33 Nanjing Nanjingpanorama001.jpg 7,260,000[73] City 886.81 8,187  China
34 Chongqing SkylineOfChongqing.jpg 7,247,000[a] City[b] 831.80[c] 8,712  China
37 Hong Kong Hong Kong view from The Peak 01.jpg 7,298,600[78] Special Administrative Region[79] 1,104.43[80] 6,608  China
35 Hangzhou Hangzhou-yellow-dragon-stad.jpg 7,035,000[81] City 850.83[81] 8,268  China
36 Ahmedabad Amdavad Aerial.jpg 7,021,000[82] City 351.21 19,991  India
37 Baghdad Haifa street, as seen from the medical city hospital across the tigres.jpg 6,793,000[83] City[84] 424.53[85] 16,001  Iraq
38 Riyadh Riyadh North Skyline .jpg 6,694,000[86] City[87] 410.97[88] 16,288  Saudi Arabia
39 Shenyang Shenyang Qingnian Street.JPG 6,519,000[89] City 649.22 10,041  China
40 Rio de Janeiro Vista aérea Centro do Rio de Janeiro RJ.jpg 6,520,000[90] City 751.44[91] 8,677  Brazil
41 Xi'an 1 xian china wild goose pagoda view.JPG 6,220,000[92] City[93] 765.08 8,130  China
42 Suzhou Gate of the Orient 东方之门 dong fang zhi men Suzhou photo Christian Gänshirt 2015.JPG 5,983,000[94] City[95] 995.24[96] 6,012  China
43 Surat GauravPath1.jpg 5,868,000[97] City 210.20[98] 27,916  India
44 Bangkok The Baiyoke Tower II in Bangkok, Thailand.jpg 5,782,000[99] City[100] 764.73 7,561  Thailand
45 Santiago Santiago de Chile.jpg 5,561,000[101] City[102] 595.49 9,339  Chile
46 Singapore Singapore CBD skyline from Esplanade at dusk.jpg 5,607,000[103] City 602.75[103] 9,302  Singapore
47 Harbin Kitayskaya Street.jpg 5,299,000[104][105] City 614.31[106] 8,626  China
48 Dar es Salaam Dar Es Salaam Waterfront (34472394020).jpg 5,257,000[107] City[108] 330.52[109] 15,905  Tanzania
49 Saint Petersburg Poema u treh ozer.jpg 5,132,000[110] City 463.11[23] 11,082  Russia
50 Johannesburg Johannesburg CBD.jpg 4,949,000[111] City 432.84 11,434  South Africa
51 Xiamen View of Urban Area of Amoy from Mount Riguangyan.jpg 3,531,347[112] Sub-provincial City 1,699 2,078  China
52 Chennai The first Hyatt Hotel in South India.jpg 6,727,000[113] Municipal Corporation[114] 426.51[115] 15,772  India
54 Yangon Downtown Yangon (2006).jpg 5,214,000[26] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[116] 598.75[117] 8,708  Myanmar
55 Hefei Hefei Street Scene.jpg 3,352,076[118] Prefecture-level City[119] 838.52 3,998  China
57 Abidjan Plateau Centre-est.jpg 4,765,000[26] Department/City District 2,119[120] 2,249  Ivory Coast
58 Zhengzhou Hnyszx.png 4,122,087[121] Sub-provincial City[122] 1,015.66 4,059  China
59 Ankara Ankara and mosque wza.jpg 4,470,800[123] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[124] 1,910.92[125][126] 2,340  Turkey
60 Kolkata Calcutta skyline.jpg 4,496,694[127] Municipal corporation 185 24,306  India
63 Jeddah Jeddeh4.jpg 3,456,259[128] Municipality City 1,765[129] 1,958  Saudi Arabia
64 Casablanca CasablancaFAR.jpg 3,359,818[130] Prefecture 230 14,608  Morocco
65 Nairobi NBO5.jpg 3,138,369[131] Capital District 694.9 4,829  Kenya
67 Zhongshan Zhongshan City -02.jpg 3,121,275[132] Prefecture-level City 1,783.67 1,750  China
68 Shantou China-shantou03.jpg 5,391,028[133] Prefecture-level City 2,064.42 2,611  China
69 Alexandria Alexandria - Egypt.jpg 4,616,625[134] Governorate 2,300[135][136] 2,007  Egypt
70 Cape Town Central Cape Town.jpg 3,740,026[111] Municipality City 2,444.97 1,530  South Africa
71 Los Angeles LA Skyline Mountains2.jpg 3,976,322[55] Municipality City[137] 1,213.85 3,276  United States
72 New Taipei City New Taipei City Hall 20131108.jpg 3,954,929[138] Special Municipality 2,052.57[139] 1,927  Taiwan
73 Changsha Furong square, changsha.JPG 7,044,118[140] Prefecture-level City[141] 11,819 596  China
75 Kabul Kabul central buildings - panoramio.jpg 3,414,100[142] Municipality City 275 12,415  Afghanistan
77 Yokohama Minato Mirai In Blue.jpg 3,726,167[44] Designated City 437.49 8,517  Japan
79 Wenzhou Vue générale de Wenzhou.JPG 3,039,439[143] Prefecture-level City[144] 1,187.88 2,559  China
80 Durban VWestDurban.jpg 3,442,361[111] Municipality City 2,291.31 1,502  South Africa
82 Busan August Afternoon in Haeundae 2.jpg 3,590,000[145] Metropolitan City 347.49[145] 10,331  South Korea
84 Berlin Berlin Bezirk Mitte 949-831-(118).jpg 3,671,000[146] City State 891.75 4,117  Germany
85 Jaipur World Trade Park Jaipur in 2012.jpg 3,073,350[82] Municipal corporation 485 6,337  India
87 Pune 2 Pune Maharashtra India January 2014.jpg 3,115,431[82] Municipal corporation 450.69 6,913  India
90 Ekurhuleni Germiston CBD.jpg 3,178,470[111] Municipality City 1,975.31 1,609  South Africa
91 Addis Ababa Addis Ababa City view.jpg 3,103,673[147] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[148] 526.99 5,889  Ethiopia
93 Ningbo Juncture of three main rivers in Ningbo China.jpg 7,605,689[149] Sub-provincial city 9,816.23 775  China
95 Pyongyang 0322 Pyongyang Turm der Juche Idee Aussicht.jpg 3,255,388[150] Direct-controlled Municipality 2,113[151] 1,541  North Korea
96 Madrid Madrid Cuatro Torres Business Area-2.jpg 3,207,247[152] Municipality City 605.77 5,294  Spain
97 Faisalabad Offices in Faislabad.jpeg 3,203,846[153] City District 214 14,971  Pakistan
102 Hanoi Hanoi Cityscape.jpg 7,232,700[72] Metropolitan Municipality-Province 3,324.5[72] 2,176  Vietnam
103 Incheon Buildings in New Songdo City.jpg 3,002,645[154] Metropolitan City 328.55 9,139  South Korea
104 Buenos Aires Buenos Aires - Puerto Madero 142.jpg 3,054,300[155] Federal District 203 15,046  Argentina
106 Giza Giza Traffic.JPG 4,239,988[156] Governorate[157] 289.08 14,667  Egypt

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sum of the 2014 population estimates for the "urban-function core district" and "urban-function extended district" of Chongqing, which were 3,677,600 and 4,512,200 respectively.[74] See also the next note.
  2. ^ The nine districts of Yuzhong, Jiangbei, Shapingba, Jiulongpo, Nan'an, Dadukou, Banan, Yubei and Beibei together comprise the area commonly referred to as Central Chongqing (重庆主城区). The first six districts make up the "urban-function core district" (都市功能核心区) and the last three comprise the "urban-function extended district" (都市功能拓展区) defined by the Chongqing municipal government.[75][76][77]
  3. ^ Sum of the areas of the "urban-function core district" and "urban-function extended district" of Chongqing.[75] See also the previous note.

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