List of cities in South America

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This is a list of cities in South America.

Largest cities[edit]

This list features the most populated cities in South America, considering the city proper only. See the article on each city for sources. Note: Lima is composed of 45 districts which themselves are considered "cities" or "districts", for sake of simplicity, Lima Province is taken as a single city.

Ranking Name Image Country Population
1 São Paulo São Paulo city (Bela Vista).jpg  Brazil 10,886,518
2 Bogotá Skyline downtown Bogota.jpg  Colombia 6,840,116
3 Santiago Santiago Skyline.jpg  Chile 6,500,000
4 Lima Lima, Peru Sunset Skyline & Cityscape.png  Peru 6,321,173
5 Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro night.jpg  Brazil 6,093,472
6 Buenos Aires Buenos-aires-skyline.jpg  Argentina 3,776,138
7 Caracas Skyline Caracas.jpg  Venezuela 2,950,033
8 Salvador Salvador BA (cropped).jpg  Brazil 2,892,625
9 Brasília Esplanada dos Ministérios, Brasília DF 04 2006.jpg  Brazil 2,455,903
10 Fortaleza Beira-mar em Fortaleza.jpg  Brazil 2,431,415
11 Belo Horizonte Belo Horizonte Panorâmica.jpg  Brazil 2,412,937
12 Guayaquil Guayas from Santa Ana.JPG  Ecuador 2,278,691
13 Medellín Panoramica Centro De Medellin.jpg  Colombia 2,214,494
14 Cali North downtown.JPG  Colombia 2,119,908
15 Maracaibo Maracaibo bella vista.jpg  Venezuela 2,109,201
16 Curitiba Curitiba From Barigui Park.jpg  Brazil 1,797,408
17 Córdoba Panorama del centro de Córdoba desde Parque de las naciones 2011-02-06.jpg  Argentina 1,613,211
18 Manaus Manaus vista do Millenium.JPG  Brazil 1,612,475
19 Quito Quitopanoramica.jpg  Ecuador 1,607,734
20 Recife Rio Capibaribe (2) - Recife - Pernambuco - Brasil.jpg  Brazil 1,533,580
21 Valencia ValencianocheVen.JPG  Venezuela 1,501,023
22 Santa Cruz de la Sierra[1] Santa Cruz Equipetrol.jpg  Bolivia 1,453,549
23 Porto Alegre Cais Mauá Porto Alegre 2.jpg  Brazil 1,420,667
24 Belém Belém city2.JPG  Brazil 1,408,847
25 Rosario Rosario desde el aire.jpeg  Argentina 1,325,090
26 Montevideo  Uruguay 1,303,182
27 Goiânia Goiânia Panorama.jpg  Brazil 1,244,645
28 Guarulhos Vista da cidade de Guarulhos (SP).JPG  Brazil 1,236,192
29 Barranquilla  Colombia 1,146,359
30 Mendoza  Argentina 1,109,104
31 Campinas Campinas - SP - Brasil.JPG  Brazil 1,039,297
32 Barquisimeto Barquisimeto de Noche.jpg  Venezuela 1,032,102
33 São Gonçalo  Brazil 960,631
34 São Luís Avenida Colares Moreira - São Luís.jpg  Brazil 957,899
35 La Plata  Argentina 957,800
36 San Miguel de Tucumán  Argentina 903,100
37 Maracay  Venezuela 901,982
38 Cartagena  Colombia 892,545
39 Maceió Maceio01.jpg  Brazil 874,014
40 Ciudad Guayana  Venezuela 851,389

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Territories[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Decreto Supremo Nº1672" (PDF). doctoraedilicia.com. Retrieved 2013-05-31.