Largest cities in Europe

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This is a list of the largest cities in Europe by population within city limits. It deals exclusively with the areas within city administrative boundaries (municipalities) as opposed to urban areas or metropolitan areas, which are generally larger in terms of population than the main city.

The list includes cities geographically situated in Europe, using the conventional definition of its boundaries.

Largest cities[edit]

Note : The cities are sorted by the column labelled Official population. Cities in bold are capital cities of their respective countries.

Rank City Country Eurostat population (2004)[1] Official population Date References Image
1 Istanbul  Turkey 14,160,467[2][note 1] 31 December 2013 Halic.png
2 Moscow  Russia 11,980,000[3] RedSquare.jpg
3 London[4]  United Kingdom 7,429,200 8,308,369 30 June 2012 [5] Canary.wharf.and.dome.london.arp.jpg
4 Saint Petersburg  Russia 5,131,967[6][7][8][9] Petersburg-square.jpg
5 Athens  Greece 4,013,368[10] 3,752,973[11] 10 May 2011 View of the Acropolis Athens (pixinn.net).jpg
6 Berlin  Germany 3,501,872[12] 3,517,424 31 August 2013 [13] PotsdamerPlatz Vogelperspektive 2004 1.jpg
7 Madrid  Spain 3,233,527[14] 3,207,247[15] 1 January 2011 Plaza de Cibeles (Madrid) 05.jpg
8 Kiev  Ukraine 2,847,200[16] 15 July 2013 2005-08-15 Pechersk Lavra seen from river Dnepr Kiev 311.JPG
9 Rome  Italy 2,553,873 2,777,979 30 September 2011 [17] 063ViaForiImperiali.jpg
10 Paris  France 2,181,374 2,203,817 1 January 2007 [18] Paris - Eiffelturm und Marsfeld2.jpg
11 Minsk  Belarus 1,921,900[19] Miensk - Plac Niezaležnaści.jpg
12 Bucharest  Romania 1,927,448 1,883,425 31 October 2011 [20][21] Bucharest-Calea-Victoriei-Aerial-View.jpg
13 Vienna  Austria 1,598,626 1,775,843 28 May 2014 [22] Schoenbrunn Castle from Neptun's Fountain.JPG
14 Hamburg  Germany 1,734,830 1,753,380 30 November 2013 [23] Hamburg Rathaus.jpg
15 Budapest  Hungary 1,695,814 1,735,711 1 January 2013 [24] Országház (509. számú műemlék) 45.jpg
16 Belgrade  Serbia 1,761,715 2011 [25] Ada vatromet 1.jpg
17 Warsaw  Poland 1,716,855 1,720,398 10 August 2011 [26] Lotnicza panorama Warszawy.jpg
18 Barcelona  Spain 1,621,537 1,621,537 1 January 2009 [15] Barcelona from Sagrada Familia (2).JPG
19 Kharkiv  Ukraine 1,470,000[27] LopanStrelkaKharkov.jpg
20 Munich  Germany 1,249,176 1,388,308 31 December 2012 [28] Munich view.jpg
21 Milan  Italy 1,299,439 1,338,436 30 September 2011 [17] SkylineMilanItaly-fromPirelliPenthouse1.jpg
22 Prague  Czech Republic 1,290,846 1,290,846 17 June 2011 [29] Wenceslas Square.jpg
23 Nizhny Novgorod  Russia 1,250,615[30] Nizhny Novgorod Dmitrovskaya tower.jpg
24 Sofia  Bulgaria 1,138,950 1,204,685 February 2011 [31] Downtown Sofia Boby Dimitrov 1.jpg
25 Brussels[32]  Belgium 999,899 1,167,902 1 November 2013 [33] Palais de Justice from Hilton.jpg
26 Samara  Russia 1,164,896[30] 2010 Samara 8-01-2009.jpg
27 Kazan  Russia 1,143,546[30] 2010 Kazan skyline view.jpg
28 Rostov-on-Don  Russia 1,089,851[30] 2010 View Rostov.jpg
29 Birmingham  United Kingdom 992,400 1,085,417 30 June 2012 [5] Birmingham-Skyline-from-the-West.jpg
30 Ufa  Russia 1,062,300[30] 2010 Bashkir State Academic Theatre of Drama.jpg
31 Cologne  Germany 969,709 1,024,373 31 December 2012 [34] Koelnehrenfeld.jpg
32 Volgograd  Russia 1,021,244[30] 2010 Volgograd - Building of Regional Committee of KPSS and Executive Committee 002.jpg
33 Dnipropetrovsk[35]  Ukraine 1,007,200 Dnipropetrowsk.jpg
34 Odessa  Ukraine 1,003,705 Opera2011.jpg

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ About 1/3 of the population of Istanbul is on the Asian side.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Total population in Urban Audit cities - Core city
  2. ^ "The Results of Address Based Population Registration System, 2013". Turkish Statistical Institute. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.worldpopulationstatistics.com/moscow-population-2013/
  4. ^ Refers to Greater London, which is composed of 32 independent borough councils
  5. ^ a b Mid 2012 Population estimates for England and Wales. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Rosstat. Оценка численности постоянного населения на 1 января 2014 г. (Russian)
  7. ^ Rosstat. Оценка численности постоянного населения на 1 января 2013 г. (Russian)
  8. ^ http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_09_24/5-millionth-Petersburger-born/
  9. ^ "Информационные материалы об окончательных итогах Всероссийской переписи населения 2010 года". Gks.ru. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  10. ^ http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Athens.html
  11. ^ Athens
  12. ^ http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/submitViewTableAction.do?dvsc=9
  13. ^ Template:"Population of Berlin(01.01.2014)". Statistics Agency Berlin-Brandenburg. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  14. ^ http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/submitViewTableAction.do?dvsc=9
  15. ^ a b Template:"Municipal Register: Last data published: Population at 1st January (2013)". Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE - Spain). Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  16. ^ "Соціально-економічне становище м.Києва: Січень–липень 2013 року". Department of Statistics, Kiev City State Administration. July 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  17. ^ a b "Bilancio Demografico Istat della Popolazione Residente - Anno 2011" (in Italian). The Office of Statistics and Census of the Italy. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  18. ^ INSEE. "Estimation de population au 1er janvier, par département, sexe et grande classe d'âge" (XLS). Retrieved 2009-01-27. 
  19. ^ "Численность населения Минска за 2013 год увеличилась на 20,9 тыс. человек до 1 млн 921,9 тыс. человек - Belorusian Telegraph Agency". belta.by. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  20. ^ "Official data for 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  21. ^ "Urban Audit: Bucharest Profile". Retrieved 14 April 2011. 
  22. ^ "STATISTIK AUSTRIA – Bevölkerung zu Quartalsbeginn seit 2002 nach Bundesland". Statistik.at. 20 October 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011. 
  23. ^ Population of Hamburg, Statistics Agency Nord
  24. ^ http://portal.ksh.hu/pls/ksh/docs/hun/hnk/hnk_2011.pdf
  25. ^ "Belgrade". Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. 2011-11-29. Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  26. ^ "Population. Size and structure by territorial division. As of 19 August 2011" (in Polish). Stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  27. ^ "EUROCITIES website". Eurocities.eu. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  28. ^ Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung. "Population of Munich" (in German). Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  29. ^ "Adresy v České republice: PRAHA" (in Czech). Mvcr.cz. Retrieved 2010-03-06. 
  30. ^ a b c d e f http://www.perepis-2010.ru/results_of_the_census/results-inform.php
  31. ^ "ПРЕБРОЯВАНЕ 2011" (in Bulgarian). National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria. 2011. 
  32. ^ Refers to Brussels Capital Region
  33. ^ "Structuur van de bevolking". Statbel.fgov.be. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 
  34. ^ Population of Cologne, Statistics Agency Nordrhein-Westfalen
  35. ^ Пт, 1 июня 201219:25. "Общие сведения и статистика - Днепропетровск". Gorod.dp.ua. Retrieved 2012-06-01.