List of city squares by size

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This article lists the largest city squares, ordered by area. Areas given are as noted in the articles or the reference provided, but may not be directly comparable.

City square City Country Area[1] Dimensions Notes Photo
Xinghai Square Dalian China 1,100,000 m² approx. the musical fountain in Xinghai Square
Merdeka Square Jakarta Indonesia 1,000,000 m² approx. Jakarta-Panorama.jpg
Rizal Park Manila Philippines 580,000 m²
Praça dos Girassóis (Square of the Sunflowers) Palmas, Tocantins Brazil 570,000 m² approx. approx. 833–802 m by 718–643 m [2] Palácio Araguaia em Palmas, Tocantins, Brasil.jpg
Tiananmen Square Beijing China 440,000 m² 880 m by 500 m 200401-beijing-tianan-square-overview.jpg
India Gate Complex New Delhi India 306,600 m² approx. 625m diameter IndiaGateAtNight.jpg
Parade Square Warsaw Poland 240,000 m² approx. 600 m by 400 m POL Warsaw Plac defilad.jpg
Kuybyshev Square Samara Russia 174,000 m² approx. 500–530 m by 300–330 m Samara opera.jpg
Perm Esplanade Perm Russia 152,000 m² approx. 950 m by 160 m
Piazza Carlo III of Bourbon Caserta Italy 130,000 m²[citation needed] More the esplanade of the Reggia di Caserta, than a city square
Universitetskaya Square Moscow Russia 130,000 m² 930 m by 140 m
Moskovskaya Square St. Petersburg Russia 130,000 m² 640 m by 205 m(?) Moscplosh vid na yl tipan.jpg
Place des Quinconces Bordeaux France 126,000 m² Bordeaux - Place des Quinconces.jpg
Republic Square Almaty Kazakhstan 121,800 m² 580 m by 210 m
Freedom Square Kharkiv Ukraine 119,000 m² 690-750m by 96-125m Kharkov Freedom Square.jpg
Sanam Luang Bangkok Thailand 114,000 m² สนามหลวง2554.jpg
Parker's Piece Cambridge United Kingdom 100,000 m²
Millennium Park Chicago United States 99,000 m²
Unirii Square Bucharest Romania 97,000 m² Over unirii square 2.jpg
Kruhle (Round) Square Poltava Ukraine 93,500 m² diameter 345 m
Tysyacheletiya Square/Meñyıllıq Mäydanı Kazan Russia 90,000 m² 510 m by 130–250 m
Prato della Valle Padua Italy 90,000 m² Prato 6 fontana.JPG
Plaza de Balcarce Balcarce Argentina 90,000 m² 300 m by 300 m
Naghsh-e Jahan Square Isfahan Iran 89,600 m² 560 m by 160 m [3] Naghshe Jahan Square Isfahan modified.jpg
St. Stephen's Green Dublin Ireland 89,000 m² 350 m by 255 m
Djemaa el Fna Marrakesh Morocco 86,600 m² 240 m by 363 m
Place de la Concorde Paris France 86,400 m² 240 m by 360 m Place-de-la-concorde.jpg
Spianada Square Corfu (city) Greece 84,000 m² 412 m by 204 m KorfuStadtAnsicht.jpg
Charles Square Prague Czech Republic 80,550 m² (rather 66,300 m²) 510 m by 130 m
Museumplein Amsterdam Netherlands 79,000 m² Amsterdam 1.JPG
Odori Park Sapporo Japan 78,900 m² approx.55 m by 1430 m
Praça do Império Lisbon Portugal 78,400 m² 280 m by 280 m JeronimosView.jpg
Gelebe square Baku Azerbaijan 78,300 m² 290 m by 270 m
Plaine de Plainpalais Geneva Switzerland 78,135 m² rhombus of 640 m by 200 m
Bayi Square (August 1st Square) Nanchang China 78,000 m²
Sükhbaatar Square Ulan Bator Mongolia 76,000 m²
Kim Il-sung Square Pyongyang North Korea 75,000 m² [4]
Tahrir square Cairo Egypt 74,000 m²
Victory Square Vitebsk Belarus 72,200 m²
Red Square Moscow Russia 73,000 m² approx 300 m by 70 m [5]
Plaza de la Revolución Havana Cuba 72,000 m² Plaza of the Revolution.JPG
Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville Le Havre France 70,000 m² 280 m by 250 m Jardins hdv havre.jpg
Independence Square Minsk Belarus 70,000 m²
The Square Palmerston North New Zealand 70,000 m²
Plaza Moreno La Plata Argentina 66,700 m² 230 m by 290 m
Kontraktova Square Kiev Ukraine 65,000 m²
New Haven Green New Haven, Connecticut United States 65,000 m²
Town Market Square Olecko Poland 64,500 m² 212 m by 220 m by 336 m by 253 m [6][7][8]
Azadliq Square Baku Azerbaijan 62,700 m² 570 m by 110 m
Esplanade of the Foro Italico Palermo Italy 62.500 m²
Place Bellecour Lyon France 62,400 m² 312 m by 200 m Place Bellecour côté est.jpg
Ba Dinh Square Hanoi Vietnam 60,000 m² 400 m by 150 m
Piazza Garibaldi Naples Italy 60,000 m²
Victoria Square Adelaide Australia 58,000 m² 161 m by 322 m
John Paul II Square Budapest Hungary 57,600 m² 240 m by 240 m [9]
Zócalo Mexico City Mexico 57,600 m² 240 m by 240 m [10]
Kikar hamedina Tel Aviv Israel 55,000 m² 132.5 m by 265 m Hamedina.jpg
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II Rome Italy 55,000 m² 316 m by 174 m
Yakub Kolas Square Minsk Belarus 52,000 m² Belarus-Minsk-Yakub Kolas Square-3.jpg
Széchenyi tér Szeged Hungary 50,087 m² Szeged, Széchenyi Square, aerial.jpeg
Palace Square St. Petersburg Russia 50,000 m² [11] Petersburg-square.jpg
Azadi Square (Freedom Square) Tehran Iran 50,000 m² Shahyad.jpg
Grand Park Los Angeles United States 48562 m²
Central square Ganja Azerbaijan 48,300 m² 420 m by 110 m
Námestie SNP Zvolen Slovakia 48,000 m²
Railway Terminal Square Minsk Belarus 48,000 m²
Marktplatz Heide Germany 47,000 m² Heide marktplatz deep.jpg
Wenceslas Square Prague Czech Republic 45,000 m² 750 m by 60 m Peter Stehlik 2011.07.29 A.jpg
Place du Pâtis Montargis France 45,000 m²
Place de l'Étoile Paris France 45,000 m² approx. diameter of 240.86 m Paris-Arc-de-Triomphe001.jpg
Erzsébet tér Budapest Hungary 43,200 m² approx Approx 240m by 180m
Piazza del Duomo Milan Italy 40,200 m² approx. Milano piazza Duomo.jpg
Deák tér Sopron Hungary 40,000 m² 870 m by 46 m (The longest square in Central Europe)
Plaza 25 de Mayo Resistencia Argentina 40,000 m² 200 m by 200 m
Rabin Square Tel Aviv Israel 40,000 m² approx. 160 m by 250 m Tel-aviv-010.jpg
Augustusplatz Leipzig Germany 40,000 m² Leipzig Augustusplatz.jpg
Piazza Vittorio Veneto Turin Italy 40,000 m² approx. 360 m by 111 m [12]
Place Viger Montreal Canada 40,000 m² 400 m by 100 m
Old Port Marseille France 40,000 m² [13] The Library of Congress - (Old Harbor (Vieux-Port), Marseille, France, with Hotel Beauvau at right) (LOC).jpg
Victory Square Minsk Belarus 39,375 m²
Schloßplatz Berlin Germany 39,375 m² Humboldt-Box-Wikipedia.jpg
Washington Square Park New York City United States 39,000 m²
Main Market Square Kraków Poland 39,000 m² 200 m by 195 m Krakow rynek 01.jpg
Market Square Wrocław Poland 37,920 m² 213 m by 178 m Wroclaw-Rynek-7.2005.jpg
Plaza de España Madrid Spain 36,900 m² [14] Plaza de España - Madrid.jpg
Masarykovo Namesti Jihlava Czech Republic 36,653 m² [14]
Square of the 56-ers Budapest Hungary 36,500 m² approx Approx 730m by 50m (excluding Heroes' Square)
Avenida da Liberdade Braga Portugal 36,000 m² approx Approx 400m by 80m
Taksim Square Istanbul Turkey 35,949 m² Taksim Square.jpg
Unirii Square, Cluj-Napoca Cluj-Napoca Romania 35,200 m² 220 m by 162 m
Kungsträdgården Stockholm Sweden 35,000 m² 350 m by 100 m
Place de Jaude Clermont-Ferrand France 35,000 m²
Domplatz Erfurt Germany 34,500 m² 2011-05-19-erfurt-by-RalfR-05.jpg
Plaça d'Espanya Barcelona Spain 34,000 m² Plaça Espanya.jpg
Plaza Bolívar Maracay Venezuela 33,920 m² 320 m by 106 m Plaza Bolívar de Maracay.JPG
Place Denfert-Rochereau Paris France 32,000 m² approx. 220 m by 145 m
Grote Markt Sint-Niklaas Belgium 31,900 m² Sint-Niklaas - Grote Markt 1.jpg
Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque Porto Portugal 31,416 m² Porto - Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque.jpg
Franklin Square Philadelphia United States 31700 m² [15]
Logan Square Philadelphia United States 31700 m² [15]
Plaza de España Seville Spain 31,000 m² Approx. 270 m by 150 m (half-circle) Edificio de la Antigua Capitanía General de Sevilla 2.jpg
Praça do Comércio Lisbon Portugal 30,600 m² 175 m by 175 m Praça do Comércio, Lisboa.jpg
Tyrs Square Hostomice pod Brdy Czech Republic 30,100 m² 430 m by 70 m
Plaça de Catalunya Barcelona Spain 30,000 m² approx. [16]
Katedros aikštė Vilnius Lithuania 28,600 m² approx. Approx. 300 m by 90 m Vilnius (Wilno) - cathedral.jpg
Lincoln's Inn Fields London United Kingdom 28,000 m² approx. Approx. 200 m by 140 m
Russell Square Perth Australia 27,360 m² approx. Approx. 228 m by 120 m
Neumarkt Cologne Germany 27,300 m² approx. Approx. 250 m by 110 m Köln-Neumarkt-im-Herbst-66.JPG
Plaza de la Fé Juan Pablo II Managua Nicaragua 27,214 m² [17]
Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia United States 31700 m² [15]
Washington Square Philadelphia United States 31700 m² [15]
Square of the Republic Pilsen Czech Republic 26,827 m² 193 m by 139 m
Praça dos Três Poderes Brasília Brazil 26,400 m² 120 m by 220 m Praça1.jpg
Rynek Pułtusk Poland 25,636 m² 377 m by 68 m
Heroes' Square Budapest Hungary 25,600 m² approx Approx 160m by 160m Hosoktere 01.jpg
Place Jean-Jaurès Marseille France 25,220 m²
Piazza del Plebiscito Naples Italy 25,000 m² approx. Napoli 2010-by-RaBoe-56.jpg
Plaza del Pilar Zaragoza Spain 24,100 m² approx. Plaza del Pilar.jpg
Piazza Duccio Galimberti Cuneo Italy 24,000 m² approx.
Syntagma Square Athens Greece 23,336 m² 156 m by 156 m Athens - Syntagma square - Plaza Sintagma - 20060508.jpg
St. Peter's Square Vatican City Vatican 22,783 m² ellipse dimensions 196 m by 148 m [18]
Piazza della Magione Palermo Italy 22.200 m²
Old Market Square Nottingham United Kingdom 22,000 m² approx. [19] Nottingham Council House from the square.jpg
Karlovo náměstí (Charles square) Třebíč Czech Republic 22,000 m² approx. cca 360m by 60m
Dam Square Amsterdam Netherlands 20,000 m² approx. 200 m by 100 m
Roman Square Podgorica Montenegro 20,000 m² approx. [20] PodgoricaOverview.jpg
Grand'Place Arras France 20,000 m² approx. 200 m by 100 m
Pershing Square Los Angeles United States 20,000 m²
Stary Rynek Poznań Poland 19,881 m² 141 m by 141 m [21]
Plaza de Mayo Buenos Aires Argentina 19,713 m²
Place des Vosges Paris France 19,600 m² 140 m by 140 m
Plaza de Armas of Cusco, Peru Cusco Peru 19,376 m² 173 m by 112 m
Gwanghwamun Plaza Seoul South Korea 19,024 m² Gwanghwamun square.jpg
Macedonia Square Skopje Macedonia 18.500 m² Plaza de Macedonia, Skopie, Macedonia, 2014-04-16, DD 72.JPG
Market Square Lviv Ukraine 18,300 m² 142 m by 129 m
Vagzal Squares Baku Azerbaijan 18,150 m² 330 m by 55 m
Parc Salvator Mulhouse France 18,091 m² 270 m by 67 m
Place de la Riponne Lausanne Switzerland 18,000 m² 200 m by 90 m
Place du Canada Montreal Canada 17,800 m² 200 m by 89 m Windsor, Macdonald, St. George.JPG
Rynek Zakliczyn Poland 17,544 m² 172 m by 102 m
Plac Wolności Poznań Poland 17,425 m² 205 m by 85 m Plac Wolności Poznań RB1.JPG
Přemysl Otakar II Square Budweis Czech Republic 17,000 m² [22]
Peace Square (Mírové náměstí) Litoměřice Czech Republic 17,000 m²
Rynek Nowy Sącz Poland 16,610 m² 151 m by 110 m
Piazza dei Martiri Carpi Italy 16,560 m² 276 m by 60 m
Plaza Mayor de la Constitución Ciudad de Guatemala Guatemala 16,000 m²
Terreiro do Paço Vila Viçosa Portugal 16,000 m² approx [23] VilaVicosa-CCBY.jpg
Piazza Castello Milan Italy 15,800 m² [24]
Alexanderplatz Berlin Germany 15,000 m² Berlin-alex-weltzeitt-2010-026.jpg
Trg Republike Podgorica Montenegro 15,000 m² [25] Podgorica Trg Republike.JPG
Kongens Nytorv Copenhagen Denmark 15,000 m²
Rynek Nowy Targ Poland 14,300 m² 140 m by 110 m
Turbinenplatz Zurich Switzerland 14,000 m²
Plaza Principal Villa de Leyva Colombia 14,000 m²
Columbus Circle New York City United States 13,750 m² ColumbusCirclefromTimeWarnerCenterNYC20050807.jpg
Riva Split Croatia 13,500 m² approx. 300 m by 45 m
Piazza del Popolo Rome Italy 13,500 m² approx. 150 m by 90 m Popolo.jpg
Námestie baníkov Rožňava Slovakia 13,500 m² approx. 115 m by 115 m
Place Stanislas Nancy France 13,250 m² 125 m by 106 m
Seoul Plaza Seoul South Korea 13,207 m² Seoul-City Hall Plaza-Skate-01.jpg
Ban Jelačić Square Zagreb Croatia 13,125 m² 175 m by 75 m Trg bana Jelacica Zagreb 30102012 2 roberta f.jpg
Altmarkt Dresden Germany 13,000 m² approx. approx. 130 m by 100 m Striezelmarkt 2009 00950.jpg
Rynek Żelechów Poland 12,996 m² 114 m by 114 m
Piazza San Marco Venice Italy 12,128 m² Trapezoidal dimensions: 175 m long, 56.6 m and 82 m wide [26]
Plaza Mayor Madrid Spain 12,126 m² 129 m by 94 m Felipe III - Casa de la Panadería - Plaza Mayor de Madrid - 01.jpg
Trafalgar Square London United Kingdom 12,000 m² approx 110 m by 110 m Nelson's Column Looking Towards Westminster - Trafalgar Square - London - 240404.jpg
Dóm tér Szeged Hungary 12,000 m² Hungary-szeged-szabadteri.jpg
Place du Capitole Toulouse France 12,000 m² 120 m by 100 m
Hermann Square Houston United States 11,360 m² approx. 100 m by 113 m
George Square Glasgow United Kingdom 11,250 m² 125 m by 90 m
Piazza Saffi Forlì Italy 11,136 m² 128 m by 87 m [27] Main square SAFFI Forli Italy December-2004.jpg
Piazza Unità d'Italia Trieste Italy 10,368 m² [28] PiazzaUnità 1.jpg
Square Steinbach Mulhouse France 10,269 m²
Markt Bruges Belgium 10,000 m² approx. [29] Bruges Market Square and Belfry.jpg
Rynek Wielki Zamość Poland 10,000 m² 100 m by 100 m
Piazza d'Italia, Italia's Square Sassari Italy 10,000 m² 100 m by 100 m Piazza d' italia sassari 1030241.png
Place Émilie-Gamelin Montreal Canada 10,000 m² 100 m by 100 m Parc Émilie-Gamelin.jpg
Piazza del Duomo L'Aquila Italy 9,800 m² approx. 140 m by 70 m
Old Market Square Trzebiatów Poland 9,780 m² 104 m by 94 m
Union Square San Francisco United States 9,600 m² 120 m by 80 m
Dizengoff Square Tel Aviv Israel 9,025 m² 95 m by 95 m Dizengoff Square 028a.jpg
Old Town Square Prague Czech Republic 9,000 m²
Grote Markt Groningen The Netherlands 9,000 m² 100 m by 90 m
Salt Square Wrocław Poland 8,000 m² 85 m by 94 m (5) Wroclaw plac solny.jpg
Vabaduse väljak Tallinn Estonia 7,752 m² approx. 110 m by 75 m   Vabaduse väljak 7759501360.jpg
Studentski trg / Students's square Pale Bosnia and Herzegovina 7,635 m² approx. 95 m by 85 m
Piazza della Repubblica Florence Italy 7,500 m² approx. 100 m by 75 m   Firenze, serata tricolore, piazza della repubblica 02.JPG
Davidka Square Jerusalem Israel 7,500 m² approx. 100 m by 75 m Davidka Square Jerusalem1.jpg
Zion Square Jerusalem Israel 7,200 m² approx. 100 m by 72 m Zion Square during daytime, Jerusalem, Israel.jpg
Plaza Mayor Salamanca Spain 6,400 m² RI-51-0003927.jpg
Rotušės aikštė Alytus Lithuania 6,300 m² approx. 175 m by 35 m Alytus ziema.jpg
Raekoja plats Tartu Estonia 6,034 m² approx. 180 m by 30 m
Münsterplatz Konstanz Germany 6,000 m²
Kelfkensbosch Nijmegen Netherlands 5,600 m² 160 m by 70 m (Triangular shape)
Raekoja plats Tallinn Estonia 5,550 m² approx. approx. 75 m by 75 m Tallinna Raekoja plats 2007-1.jpg

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  1. ^ May not be directly comparable
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  3. ^ "Imam Square - Great Public Spaces | Project for Public Spaces". PPS. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
  4. ^ "Pyongyang Tourism Images Gallery". Newkoreatours.com. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
  5. ^ Encyclopedia Brittanica, http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/494537/Red-Square
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  7. ^ Plac Wolności w Olecku
  8. ^ Olecko: największy (?) rynek w Europie
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  10. ^ "Plaza de la Constitucion". 
  11. ^ Greenpeace. "Criminal Case to be Filed against the Authorities of St. Petersburg". 
  12. ^ "extra-torino :: The guide of Torino". 
  13. ^ http://www.marsactu.fr/archi-et-urbanisme/miracle-sur-le-vieux-port-nos-elus-marchent-sur-leau-29522.html
  14. ^ a b Official website of the city of Jihlava. "The town square". 
  15. ^ a b c d Scharf, John Thomas (1884). History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884, Volume 3. L.H. Everts. p. 1761. 
  16. ^ "La Rambla". Conocer Barcelona. 
  17. ^ Ed Manfutt. "Plaza de la Fe". Manfut.org. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
  18. ^ "St. Peter's". 
  19. ^ "Nottinghamshire record breakers". 
  20. ^ http://www.pobjeda.me/arhiva/?id=215026
  21. ^ http://www.waytopoland.com/e4u.php/1,ModPages/ShowPage/687
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  23. ^ "7 Maravilhas de Vila Viçosa: Terreiro do Paço". 7maravilhasdevilavicosa.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
  24. ^ http://milano.corriere.it/notizie/cronaca/14_gennaio_11/nuova-isola-pedonale-piazza-castello-1-maggio-sara-chiusa-traffico-257037c2-7aca-11e3-b46a-38fa5c85cfc2.shtml
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  27. ^ "Piazza Aurelio Saffi". 
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