Cities of East Asia

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List of major cities in East Asia. For the purposes of this article, East Asia shall represent,

Name Main article Name Main article
 China (PRC) List of cities in China  North Korea (DPRK) List of cities in North Korea
 Japan List of cities in Japan  South Korea (ROK) List of cities in South Korea
 Mongolia List of cities in Mongolia  Taiwan (ROC) List of cities in Taiwan

China (PRC)[edit]

Shanghai
Tianjin
Guangzhou
City Chinese Pinyin Province Urban
Population (2010)
Administrative
Population (2010)
Shanghai 上海 Shànghǎi Municipality 22,315,426 23,019,148
Beijing 北京 Běijīng Municipality 18,827,000 19,612,368
Tianjin 天津 Tiānjīn Municipality 11,090,314 12,937,954
Guangzhou 广州 Guǎngzhōu Guangdong 11,070,654 12,700,800
Shenzhen 深圳 Shēnzhèn Guangdong 10,357,938 10,357,938
Dongguan 东莞 Dōngguǎn Guangdong 8,220,937 8,220,937
Chengdu 成都 Chéngdū Sichuan 7,123,697 14,047,625
Nanjing 南京 Nánjīng Jiangsu 6,852,984 8,004,680
Wuhan 武汉 Wǔhàn Hubei 6,434,373 9,785,392
Shenyang 沈阳 Shěnyáng Liaoning 5,743,718 8,106,171
Hangzhou 杭州 Hángzhōu Zhejiang 5,695,313 8,700,400
Chongqing 重庆 Chóngqìng Municipality 5,402,721 28,846,170
Suzhou 苏州 Sūzhōu Jiangsu 5,349,000 10,465,994
Harbin 哈尔滨 Hārbīn Heilongjiang 5,282,083 10,635,971
Jinan 济南 Jǐnán Shangdong 3,922,180 6,814,000
Xi'an 西安 Xī'ān Shaanxi 3,890,098 8,467,837
Wuxi 无锡 Wúxí Jiangsu 3,542,319 6,372,624
Hefei 合肥 Héféi Anhui 3,352,076 5,702,466
Changchun 长春 Chángchūn Jilin 3,341,700 7,677,089
Changzhou 常州 Chángzhōu Jiangsu 3,290,548 4,591,972
Dalian 大连 Dàlián Liaoning 3,266,905 6,690,432
Taiyuan 太原 Tàiyuán Shanxi 3,212,500 4,201,591
Kunming 昆明 Kūnmíng Yunnan 3,184,580 6,432,212
Zhengzhou 郑州 Zhèngzhōu Henan 3,132,000 8,626,505
Changsha 长沙 Chángshā Hunan 3,093,980 7,044,118
Ningbo 宁波 Níngbō Zhejiang 3,089,180 7,605,700
Qingdao 青岛 Qīngdǎo Shangdong 3,063,492 8,715,100
Zibo 淄博 Zībó Shangdong 3,002,181 4,530,600
Fuzhou 福州 Fúzhōu Fujian 2,921,763 7,115,370
Nanning 南宁 Nánníng Guangxi 2,875,220 6,661,600

Hong Kong and Macau[edit]

Hong Kong
Macau
City Chinese Yale Pinyin Population
(2010)
Hong Kong 香港 Hēunggóng Xiānggǎng 7,055,071
Macau 澳門 Oumùhn Àomén 541,200

Japan[edit]

Tokyo
Yokohama
Osaka
City Japanese Prefecture Population (2010)
Special wards of Tokyo 東京特別区 Tokyo 8,949,447
Yokohama 横浜 Kanagawa 3,689,603
Osaka 大阪 Osaka 2,666,371
Nagoya 名古屋 Aichi 2,263,907
Sapporo 札幌 Hokkaido 1,914,434
Kobe 神戸 Hyōgo 1,544,873
Kyoto 京都 Kyoto 1,474,473
Fukuoka 福岡 Fukuoka 1,463,826
Kawasaki 川崎 Kanagawa 1,425,678
Saitama さいたま Saitama 1,222,910
Hiroshima 広島 Hiroshima 1,174,209
Sendai 仙台 Miyagi 1,045,903
Kitakyushu 北九州 Fukuoka 977,288
Chiba 千葉 Chiba 962,130
Sakai Osaka 842,134
Niigata 新潟 Niigata 812,192
Hamamatsu 浜松 Shizuoka 800,912
Kumamoto 熊本 Kumamoto 734,294
Sagamihara 相模原 Kanagawa 717,561
Shizuoka 静岡 Shizuoka 716,328

Mongolia[edit]

Ulan Bator
City Image Mongolian Mongolian script Province Population (2008)
Ulan Bator SquareVista.jpg Улаанбаатар ᠤᠯᠠᠭᠠᠨᠪᠠᠭᠠᠲᠤᠷ Municipality 1,008,738
Erdenet Erdenet 02.jpg Эрдэнэт ᠡᠷᠳᠡᠨᠢᠲᠦ Orkhon 86,866
Darkhan Darkhan Buddha.jpg Дархан ᠳᠠᠷᠬᠠᠨ Darkhan-Uul 74,300
Choibalsan Kerulen.jpg Чойбалсан ᠴᠣᠶᠢᠪᠠᠯᠰᠠᠩ Dornod 38,150
Mörön MörönStatue.jpg Мөрөн ᠮᠥᠷᠡᠨ Khövsgöl 36,082

North Korea (DPRK)[edit]

Pyongyang
City Image Korean Hancha Province Population
(2008)
Pyongyang Kumsusan Memorial Palace, Pyongyang.jpg 평양 平壤 Direct-administered city 3,255,288
Hamhung Hamhung North Korea.jpg 함흥 咸興 South Hamgyong 768,551
Chongjin Chongjin.jpg 청진 清津 North Hamgyong 667,929
Nampo Nampocity.jpg 남포 南浦 Special city 366,341
Wonsan Wonsan waterfront.jpg 원산 元山 Kangwon 363,127
Sinuiju Never moving North Korean ferris wheel.jpg 신의주 新義州 North Pyongan 359,341
Tanchon Tanchon20100223 1.JPG 단천 端川 South Hamgyong 345,876
Kaechon N/A 개천 价川 South Pyongan 319,554
Kaesong Kaesong.jpg 개성 開城 Special-level city 308,440
Sariwon Sariwon.jpg 사리원 沙里院 North Hwanghae 307,764

South Korea (ROK)[edit]

Seoul
Busan
Incheon
City Korean Hanja Province Population
(2010)
Seoul 서울 서울 Special city 9,794,304
Busan 부산 釜山 Metropolitan city 3,414,950
Incheon 인천 仁川 Metropolitan city 2,662,509
Daegu 대구 大邱 Metropolitan city 2,446,418
Daejeon 대전 大田 Metropolitan city 1,501,859
Gwangju 광주 光州 Metropolitan city 1,469,293
Ulsan 울산 蔚山 Metropolitan city 1,082,567
Suwon 수원 水原 Gyeonggi 1,071,913
Changwon 창원 昌原 South Gyeongsang 1,058,021
Seongnam 성남 城南 Gyeonggi 949,964
Goyang 고양 高陽 Gyeonggi 905,076
Yongin 용인 龍仁 Gyeonggi 856,765
Bucheon 부천 富川 Gyeonggi 853,039
Ansan 안산 安山 Gyeonggi 728,775
Cheongju 청주 淸州 North Chungcheong 666,924
Jeonju 전주 全州 North Jeolla 649,728
Anyang 안양 安養 Gyeonggi 602,122
Cheonan 천안 天安 South Chungcheong 574,623
Namyangju 남양주 南楊州 Gyeonggi 529,898
Pohang 포항 浦項 North Gyeongsang 511,390

Taiwan (ROC)[edit]

New Taipei & Taipei
Kaohsiung
City Image Chinese Pinyin County Population (2010)
New Taipei BanciaoStation.jpg 新北 Xīnběi Special municipality 3,903,745
Kaohsiung Ddm 2004 027 Kaohsiung Harbor.jpg 高雄 Gāoxióng Special municipality 2,772,461
Taichung TCG cityhall.jpg 臺中 Táizhōng Special municipality 2,655,456
Taipei Ximending at night.jpg 臺北 Táiběi Special municipality 2,635,766
Tainan Tanan Canal.jpg 臺南 Táinán Special municipality 1,874,724
Hsinchu A Hsinchu street.jpg 新竹 Xīnzhú Provincial city 417,335
Taoyuan Jhongli City in Taoyuan County of Taiwan.jpg 桃園 Táoyuán Taoyuan 408,304
Keelung Keelung city01.jpg 基隆 Jīlóng Provincial city 381,770
Zhongli Zhongli City due south.JPG 中壢 Zhōnglì Taoyuan 370,779
Chiayi Chiayi Daxili D9281.jpg 嘉義 Jiāyì Provincial city 272,128
Changhua Changhua Train Station.JPG 彰化 Zhānghuà Changhua 236,447
Pingtung 屏東航空站.JPG 屏東 Píngdōng Pingtung 210,275
Pingzhen Hsinchu City Government.jpg 平鎮 Píngzhèn Taoyuan 207,953
Bade Taoyuan main Canal-3.jpg 八德 Bādé Taoyuan 177,020
Yangmei TRA Yangmei Station.jpg 楊梅 Yángméi Taoyuan 151,384

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