List of largest cities and second largest cities by country

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This is a list of the largest and second-largest cities by population in each country. If a territory or region of a certain country is listed, the name of the country is specified in parentheses immediately after the name of the territory.

Durrës, Albania
Oran, Algeria
Melbourne, Australia
Graz, Austria
Homel, Belarus
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Concepcion, Chile
Medellín, Colombia
Montreal, Canada
Split, Croatia
Quito, Ecuador
Alexandria, Egypt
Espoo, Finland
Hamburg, Germany
Thessaloniki, Greece
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Akureyri, Iceland
Delhi, India
Tel Aviv, Israel
Yokohama, Japan
Busan, South Korea
Kaunas, Lithuania
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Bergen, Norway
Cebu City, Philippines
Kraków, Poland
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Novi Sad, Serbia
Khartoum, Sudan
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Mwanza, Tanzania
Ankara, Turkey
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Los Angeles, United States
Hanoi, Vietnam
Aden, Yemen

Capital cities are in bold.

Country or territory Largest city Second largest city Source
A
 Abkhazia (Georgia) Sukhumi Gagra [1]
 Afghanistan Kabul Kandahar [citation needed]
 Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK) Episkopi Cantonment Ayios Nikolaos [citation needed]
 Åland Islands (Finland) Mariehamn Jomala [citation needed]
 Albania Tirana Durrës [1]
 Algeria Algiers Oran [2]
 American Samoa (US) Tafuna Nu'uuli [3]
 Andorra Andorra la Vella Les Escaldes [4]
 Angola Luanda Cabinda [5]
 Anguilla (UK) North Side The Valley [6]
 Antigua and Barbuda St. John's All Saints [7]
 Argentina Buenos Aires Córdoba [8]
 Armenia Yerevan Gyumri [9]
 Aruba (Netherlands) Oranjestad Sint Nicolaas [10]
 Australia Sydney Melbourne [11]
 Austria Vienna Graz [12]
 Azerbaijan Baku Ganja [13]
B
 Bahamas Nassau Freeport [14]
 Bahrain Manama Riffa [15]
 Bangladesh Dhaka Chittagong [16]
 Barbados Bridgetown Speightstown [17]
 Belarus Minsk Homel [18]
 Belgium Brussels Antwerp [19]
 Belize Belize City San Ignacio [20]
 Benin Cotonou Abomey-Calavi [21]
 Bermuda (UK) St. George's Hamilton [22]
 Bhutan Thimphu Phuntsholing [23]
 Bolivia Santa Cruz de la Sierra El Alto [24]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Banja Luka [25]
 Botswana Gaborone Francistown [26]
 Brazil São Paulo Rio de Janeiro [27]
 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Kuala Belait [28]
 Bulgaria Sofia Plovdiv [29]
 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Bobo-Dioulasso [30]
 Burundi Bujumbura Muyinga [31]
C
 Cambodia Phnom Penh Battambang [32]
 Cameroon Douala Yaoundé [33]
 Canada Toronto Montreal [34]
 Cape Verde Praia Mindelo [35]
 Cayman Islands (UK) George Town West Bay [36]
 Central African Republic Bangui Bimbo [37]
 Chad N'Djamena Moundou [38]
 Chile Santiago Puente Alto (city proper)
Concepción (metropolitan area)
[39]
[40]
 China Shanghai Beijing [41]
 Christmas Island (Australia) Flying Fish Cove Poon Saan
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) Bantam West Island
 Colombia Bogotá Medellín [42]
 Comoros Moroni Mutsamudu [43]
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Lubumbashi [44]
 Congo, Republic of the Brazzaville Pointe-Noire [45]
 Cook Islands (New Zealand) Avarua Amuri [46]
 Costa Rica San José Limón [47]
 Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan Bouaké [48]
 Croatia Zagreb Split [49]
 Cuba Havana Santiago de Cuba [50]
 Curaçao (Netherlands) Willemstad Sint Michiel [51]
 Cyprus Nicosia Limassol [52]
 Czech Republic Prague Brno (city proper)
Ostrava (metropolitan area)
[53]
[54]
D
 Denmark Copenhagen Aarhus [55]
 Djibouti Djibouti Ali Sabieh [56]
 Dominica Roseau Canefield [57]
 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Santiago de los Caballeros [58]
E
 East Timor Dili Dare [59]
 Ecuador Guayaquil Quito [60]
 Egypt Cairo Alexandria [61]
 El Salvador San Salvador Santa Ana [62]
 Equatorial Guinea Bata Malabo [63]
 Eritrea Asmara Assab [64]
 Estonia Tallinn Tartu [65]
 Ethiopia Addis Ababa Dire Dawa [66]
F
 Falkland Islands (UK) Stanley Goose Green [67]
 Faroe Islands (Denmark) Tórshavn Klaksvík [68]
 Fiji Nasinu Suva [69]
 Finland Helsinki Espoo (city proper)
Tampere (metropolitan area)
[70]
[71]
 France Paris Marseilles (city proper)
Lyon (metropolitan area)
[72]
[73]
 French Guiana (France) Cayenne Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni [74]
 French Polynesia (France) Papeete Mahina [75]
G
 Gabon Libreville Port-Gentil [76]
 Gambia, The Serekunda Brikama [77]
 Georgia Tbilisi Kutaisi [78]
 Germany Berlin Hamburg [79]
 Ghana Accra Kumasi [80]
 Gibraltar (UK) Gibraltar is the only city [81]
 Greece Athens Thessaloniki [82]
 Greenland (Denmark) Nuuk Sisimiut [83]
 Grenada St. George's Gouyave [84]
 Guam (US) Tamuning Mangilao [85]
 Guatemala Guatemala City Quetzaltenango [86]
 Guernsey (UK) Saint Peter Port Vale [87]
 Guinea Conakry Guéckédou [88]
 Guinea-Bissau Bissau Gabú [89]
 Guyana Georgetown Linden [90]
H
 Haiti Port-au-Prince Gonaïves [91]
 Honduras Tegucigalpa San Pedro Sula [92]
 Hong Kong (China) Kowloon Victoria [93]
 Hungary Budapest Debrecen [94]
I
 Iceland Reykjavík Akureyri [95]
 India Mumbai (City proper)
Delhi ( Metropolitan area)
Delhi (city proper)
Mumbai ( Metropolitan area)
[96]
 Indonesia Jakarta Surabaya [97]
[98]
 Iran Tehran Mashhad [99]
[100]
 Iraq Baghdad Basra [101]
 Ireland Dublin Cork [102]
 Isle of Man (UK) Douglas Onchan [103]
 Israel Jerusalem (if East Jerusalem is included) Tel Aviv [104]
[105]
 Italy Rome Milan [106]
[107]
J
 Jamaica Kingston Spanish Town [108]
 Japan Tokyo Yokohama (City proper)
Osaka (metropolitan area)
[109]
[110]
 Jersey (UK) Saint Helier Saint Saviour [111]
 Jordan Amman Zarqa [112]
K
 Kazakhstan Almaty Astana [113]
 Kenya Nairobi Mombasa [114]
 Kiribati Bairiki Taburao [115]
 Korea, North Pyongyang Hamhung [116]
 Korea, South Seoul Busan [117]
 Kosovo Pristina Prizren [118]
 Kuwait Kuwait City Al Jahra [119]
 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Osh [120]
L
 Laos Vientiane Pakxe [121]
 Latvia Riga Daugavpils [122]
 Lebanon Beirut Tripoli [123]
 Lesotho Maseru Hlotse [124]
 Liberia Monrovia Gbarnga [125]
 Libya Tripoli Benghazi [126]
 Liechtenstein Schaan Vaduz [127]
 Lithuania Vilnius Kaunas [128]
 Luxembourg Luxembourg City Esch-sur-Alzette [129]
M
 Macedonia Skopje Bitola [130]
 Madagascar Antananarivo Toamasina [131]
 Malawi Lilongwe Blantyre [132]
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Johor Bahru (city proper)
George Town (metropolitan area)
 Maldives Malé Addu City [133]
 Mali Bamako Sikasso [134]
 Malta Birkirkara (city proper)
Valletta (metropolitan area)
Mosta (city proper) [135]
[136]
 Marshall Islands Rita Ebeye [137]
 Mauritania Nouakchott Kiffa [138]
 Mauritius Port Louis Beau Bassin-Rose Hill [139]
 Mayotte (France) Mamoudzou Dzaoudzi
 Mexico Mexico City Guadalajara [140]
 Federated States of Micronesia Weno Palikir [141]
 Moldova Chişinău Tiraspol [142]
 Monaco Monte Carlo La Condamine [143]
 Mongolia Ulan Bator Erdenet [144]
 Montenegro Podgorica Nikšić [145]
 Montserrat (UK) Brades[2] Saint Peter's [146]
 Morocco Casablanca Rabat [147]
 Mozambique Maputo Nampula [148]
 Myanmar Yangon Mandalay [149]
N
 Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan) Stepanakert Shusha
 Namibia Windhoek Rundu [150]
 Nauru Yaren Denigomudu
   Nepal Kathmandu Pokhara [151]
 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam [152]
[153]
 New Caledonia (France) Nouméa [154]
 New Zealand Auckland Wellington [155]
 Nicaragua Managua León [156]
 Niger Niamey Zinder [157]
 Nigeria Lagos Ibadan [158]
 Niue (New Zealand) Alofi Avatele [159]
 Norfolk Island (Australia) Burnt Pine Kingston
 Northern Cyprus (Cyprus) Nicosia Kyrenia
 Northern Mariana Islands (US) San Antonio[3] Garapan[3] [160]
 Norway Oslo Bergen [161]
O
 Oman Muscat Salalah [162]
P
 Pakistan Karachi Lahore [163]
 Palau Koror Airai [164]
 Palestinian territories Gaza Hebron (city proper)
East Jerusalem (metropolitan area)
[165]
[166]
 Panama Panama City Colón [167]
 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Lae [168]
 Paraguay Asunción Ciudad del Este [169]
 Peru Lima Arequipa [170]
 Philippines[4] Quezon City (city proper)
Metro Manila (metropolitan area)
Manila (city proper)
Metro Cebu (metropolitan area)
[171]
 Pitcairn Islands (UK) Adamstown is the only city
 Poland Warsaw Kraków [172]
[173]
 Portugal Lisbon Porto [174]
 Puerto Rico San Juan Bayamón (city proper)
Ponce (metropolitan area)
[175]
[176]
Q
 Qatar Doha Al Khor [177]
R
 Romania Bucharest Cluj-Napoca [178]
 Russia Moscow Saint Petersburg [179]
 Rwanda Kigali Gitarama [180]
S
 Saint Barthélemy (France) Gustavia St. Jean
 Saint Helena (UK) Half Tree Hollow Longwood [181]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre Charlestown [182]
 Saint Lucia Castries Bexon [183]
 Saint Martin (France) Marigot Rambaud
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) Saint-Pierre Miquelon [184]
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Georgetown [185]
 Samoa Apia Vaitele [186]
 San Marino Dogana Borgo Maggiore [187]
 São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé Trindade [188]
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Jeddah [189]
 Senegal Dakar Thiès [190]
 Serbia Belgrade Novi Sad [191]
 Seychelles Victoria Anse Etoile
 Sierra Leone Freetown Bo [192]
 Singapore Singapore is a city-state. [193]
 Sint Maarten (Netherlands) Prince's Quarter Cul De Sac [194]
 Slovakia Bratislava Košice [195]
 Slovenia Ljubljana Maribor [196]
 Solomon Islands Honiara Gizo [197]
 Somalia Mogadishu Hargeisa
 Somaliland (Somalia) Hargeisa Berbera
 South Africa Cape Town[5] (city proper)
Johannesburg (metropolitan area)
Durban (city proper)
Cape Town[5] (metropolitan area)
[198]
[199]
 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (UK) King Edward Point Grytviken
 South Ossetia (Georgia) Tskhinvali Akhalgori
 South Sudan Juba Yei
 Spain Madrid Barcelona [200]
 Sri Lanka Colombo Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia (city proper)
Kandy (metropolitan area)
[201]
[202]
 Sudan Omdurman (city proper)
Khartoum (metropolitan area)
Khartoum (city proper)
Port Sudan (metropolitan area)
[203]
[204]
 Suriname Paramaribo Lelydorp [205]
 Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) Longyearbyen Barentsburg [206]
 Swaziland Manzini Mbabane [207]
 Sweden Stockholm Gothenburg [208]
  Switzerland Zürich Geneva [209]
 Syria Aleppo Damascus [210]
[211]
T
 Taiwan Taipei City Kaohsiung [6]
[7]
 Tajikistan Dushanbe Khujand [212]
 Tanzania Dar es Salaam Mwanza [213]
 Thailand Bangkok Samut-Prakan city [214]
[215]
 Togo Lomé Sokodé [216]
 Tokelau (New Zealand) Fakaofo Atafu [217]
 Tonga Nukuʻalofa Mu'a [218]
 Transnistria (Moldova) Tiraspol Tighina
 Trinidad and Tobago Chaguanas San Fernando [219]
 Tunisia Tunis Sfax [220]
 Turkey Istanbul Ankara [221]
 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Türkmenabat [222]
 Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) Five Cays Honda Road [223]
 Tuvalu Vaiaku[8] Asau [224]
U
 Uganda Kampala Gulu [225]
 Ukraine Kiev Kharkiv (city proper)
Donetsk (metropolitan area)
[226]
[227]
 United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi [228]
[229]
 United Kingdom London Birmingham [230]
[231]
 United States of America New York City Los Angeles [232]
 Uruguay Montevideo Salto [233]
 Uzbekistan Tashkent Namangan [234]
V
 Vanuatu Port Vila Luganville [235]
  Vatican City Vatican City is the only city [236]
 Venezuela Caracas Maracaibo [237]
 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi [238]
 Virgin Islands, British (UK) Road Town Spanish Town
 Virgin Islands, United States (US) Charlotte Amalie Anna's Retreat
W
 Wallis and Futuna (France) Mata-Utu Alele [239]
 Western Sahara (Morocco) El Aaiún Dakhla [240]
Y
 Yemen Sana'a Aden [241]
Z
 Zambia Lusaka Kitwe [242]
 Zimbabwe Harare Bulawayo [243]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sokhumi". Retrieved 2008-08-17. [dead link]
  2. ^ De facto capital. De jure capital is Plymouth.
  3. ^ a b Part of Saipan island, which is the capital of Northern Mariana Islands
  4. ^ The three largest cities, Quezon City, Manila and Caloocan, are in Metro Manila, the largest metropolitan area, and border each other. The largest city outside Metro Manila is Davao City.
  5. ^ a b One of three capital cities of South Africa
  6. ^ "民國99年12月戶口統計速報表(Chinese)". Republic of China (Taiwan) Ministry of Interior. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  7. ^ "Population for Township and District". Republic of China (Taiwan) Ministry of Interior. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 
  8. ^ Vaiaku is a part of Funafuti atoll, which is the capital of Tuvalu.