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List of most populous cities in Pakistan

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This is a list of the most populous cities of Pakistan according to the 1998 census. The next census is expected to be held in 2016/2017.[citation needed] Cities include adjacent cantonments.

Karachi skyline
Lahore
Faisalabad
Rank City Population
(1998 census)[1]
Province
1 Karachi 9,339,023 Sindh
2 Lahore 5,143,495 Punjab
3 Faisalabad 2,008,861 Punjab
4 Rawalpindi 1,409,768 Punjab
5 Multan 1,197,384 Punjab
6 Hyderabad 1,166,894 Sindh
7 Gujranwala 1,132,509 Punjab
8 Peshawar 982,816 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
9 Quetta 565,137 Balochistan
10 Islamabad 529,180 Islamabad Capital Territory
11 Sargodha 485,440 Punjab
12 Sialkot 421,502 Punjab
13 Bahawalpur 408,395 Punjab
14 Sukkur 335,551 Sindh
15 Jhang 293,366 Punjab
16 Sheikhupura 280,263 Punjab
17 Larkana 270,283 Sindh
18 Gujrat 251,792 Punjab
19 Mardan 245,926 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
20 Kasur 245,321 Punjab
21 Rahim Yar Khan 233,537 Punjab
22 Sahiwal 208,778 Punjab
23 Okara 201,815 Punjab

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