List of largest cities in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member countries

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This is a list of the largest cities in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states, based on the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects report (2010 population estimates from the report's 2007 revision).[1]

17 largest agglomerations in the OIC[edit]

Rank City Images Population Country Statistical concept [1] Area (km²)[2]
1 Jakarta
Jakarta Skyline by judhi.jpg
20,000,000  Indonesia Metropolitan area[3] 1,360
2 Karachi
Karachi downtown.jpeg
19,500,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 3,530
3 Greater Cairo
Kairo 001.jpg
18,420,000  Egypt Official metropolitan area 1,310
4 Dhaka
Dhaka-skyline-aymash.jpg
17,000,000  Bangladesh Official metropolitan area 1,600
6 Lagos
Lagos Island.jpg
10,572,000  Nigeria Urban agglomeration[4] 640
5 Istanbul
View of Istambul - Bosphorus Bridge (3).JPG
14,500,000  Turkey Metropolitan Municipality 5,343
8 Lahore
Minar-e-Pakistan 2.jpg
11,320,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,770
7 Tehran
Tehran Skyline.jpg
8,221,000  Iran City proper 660
9 Baghdad
Baghdad Convention Center.jpg
5,891,000  Iraq Metropolitan area 730
10 Khartoum
Strato en Ĥartumo (Sudano) 003.jpg
5,185,000  Sudan Urban agglomeration 580
11 Ankara
Ankara and mosque wza.jpg
5,045,083  Turkey Urban agglomeration[5] 2,516
12 Chittagong
PORT CTG TAZMEEM.JPG
5,012,000  Bangladesh Official metropolitan area 990
13 Riyadh
Riyadh 02923.JPG
4,856,000  Saudi Arabia City proper 1,550
14 Alexandria
Alexandria 2122972.jpg
4,421,000  Egypt City proper 2,970
15 Abidjan
Abidjan Centre 2.JPG
4,175,000  Ivory Coast Urban agglomeration 2,550
16 Kabul
Mountains of Kabul.jpg
3,768,000  Afghanistan City proper 275
17 Algiers
Algiers coast.jpg
3,574,000  Algeria Urban agglomeration[6] 270

See also[edit]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ World Urbanization Prospects, 2007 revision (online data)
  2. ^ The area figures are taken from individual national censuses according to the criteria and statistical concepts noted in the World Urbanization Prospects.
  3. ^ Data refer to the functional urban area, that is, contiguous areas which are consistently urban in character as indicated by levels of population density, economic functions and facilities.
  4. ^ Data refer to Lagos State
  5. ^ Ankara includes Altindag, Cankaya, Etimesgut, Golbasi, Keçioren, Mamak, Sincan and Yenimahalle
  6. ^ Data refer to the Governorate of Grand Algiers.