List of cities proper by population density

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This is a list of the 50 cities worldwide that have the highest population density. The population, population density, and land area for the cities listed are based on the entire city proper, the defined boundary or border of a city, or the city limits of the city. The population density of the cities listed is based on the average number of people living per square mile or per square kilometre. This list does not refer to the population, population density, or land area of the greater metropolitan area or urban area and also does not target a particular city district in any of the cities listed.

Cities by population density[edit]

Rank City Population Area (km²) Area (mi²) Density (/km²) Density (/mi²) Country
1 Manila 1,652,171[1] 38.55[2] 14.88 42,857 111,002  Philippines
2 Titagarh 124,213[3] 3.24[4] 1.25 38,337 99,293  India
3 Baranagar 248,466[3] 7.12[4] 2.75 35,220 91,220  India
4 Serampore 197,857[3] 5.88[4] 2.27 33,649 87,151  India
5 Pateros 64,147 [1] 2.10[2] 0.81 30,546 79,114  Philippines
6 Mandaluyong 328,699[1] 11.26[2] 4.35 29,192 75,606  Philippines
7 South Dumdum 392,444[3] 13.54[4] 5.23 28,984 75,069  India
8 Kamarhati 314,507[3] 10.96[4] 4.23 28,696 74,323  India
9 Caloocan 1,489,040[1] 53.34[2] 20.6 27,916 72,302  Philippines
10 Levallois-Perret 63,436[5] 2.4[5] 0.93 26,432 68,458  France
11 Le Pré-Saint-Gervais 18,121[6] 0.7[6] 0.27 25,887 67,047  France
12 Neapoli 30,279[7] 1.17[7] 0.45 25,879 67,027  Greece
13 Chennai 4,681,087[8] 181.06[9] 69.91 25,854 66,961  India
14 Vincennes 48,689[10] 1.9[10] 0.733 25,626 66,371  France
15 Delhi 11,007,835[8] 431.09[11] 166.4 25,535 66,135  India
16 Saint-Mandé 22,627[12] 0.9[12] 0.35 25,141 65,115  France
17 Bally 291,972[3] 11.81[13] 4.56 24,722 64,031  India
18 Kolkata 4,486,679[8] 185[14] 71.4 24,252 62,813  India
19 Saint-Josse-ten-Noode 27,548[15] 1.14[16] 0.44 24,165 62,404  Belgium
20 Navotas 249,131[1] 10.77[2] 4.16 23,132 59,911  Philippines
21 Montrouge 48,410[17] 2.1[17] 0.81 23,052 59,705  France
22 Jaigaon 38,689[3] 1.69[4] 0.65 22,893 59,293  India
23 Malabon 353,337[1] 15.76[2] 6.08 22,420 58,607  Philippines
24 Banupur 11,647[3] 0.52[4] 0.20 22,398 58,011  India
25 Pasig 669,773[1] 31.00[2] 11.97 21,606 55,958  Philippines
26 Balurghat 135,737[3] 6.37[4] 2.46 21,309 55,190  India
27 Mislata 43,756[18] 2.06[18] 0.80 21,241 54,695  Spain
28 Paris 2,234,105[19] 105.4[19] 40.7 21,196 54,899  France
29 Kallithea 100,050[20] 4.75[20] 1.83 21,068 54,733  Greece
30 Nea Smyrni 73,090[20] 3.52[20] 1.36 20,740 53,717  Greece
31 Howrah 1,072,161[8] 51.74[13] 19.98 20,722 53,670  India
32 Mumbai 12,478,447[8] 603.0[11] 232.8 20,694 53,597  India
33 Pasay 392,869[1] 19.00[2] 7.34 20,677 53,554  Philippines
34 San Juan 121,430[1] 5.94[2] 2.29 20,442 52,946  Philippines
35 Union City 67,744[21] 3.323 1.283[22] 20,387 52,801  United States
36 Macau 591,900[23] 29.9[24] 11.54 19,796 51,271  China
37 Dhaka 7,000,940[25] 360.0[26] 138.99 19,447 50,368  Bangladesh
38 Makati 529,039[1] 27.36[2] 10.56 19,336 50,080  Philippines
39 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat 257,038[18] 13.62[18] 5.26 18,872 48,867  Spain
40 Naihati 215,303[3] 11.55[4] 4.46 18,641 48,280  India
41 Saint-Gilles 46,931[15] 2.52[16] 0.97 18,623 48,234  Belgium
42 Boulogne-Billancourt 113,085[27] 6.2[27] 2.39 18,239 47,240  France
43 Cairo 6,758,581[28] 374[29] 144.4 18,071 46,804  Egypt
44 Panihati 348,438[3] 19.40[4] 7.49 17,961 46,519  India
45 Malé 103,693[30] 5.798[31][32] 2.239 17,884 46,320 Maldives Maldives
46 Rishra 113,305[3] 6.48[4] 2.50 17,485 45,286  India
47 Seoul 10,442,426[33] 605.18[34] 233.66 17,255 44,691  South Korea
48 Dafni 23,674[35] 1.38[35] 0.53 17,155 44,431  Greece
49 Quezon City 2,761,720[1] 161.12[2] 62.21 17,141 44,394  Philippines
50 Athens 655,780[7] 38.96[7] 15.04 16,832 43,595  Greece

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