Largest capital cities of the European Union

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This is a list of the largest capital cities of the European Union by population within city limits. It deals exclusively with the areas within city administrative boundaries (municipalities) as opposed to urban areas or metropolitan areas, which are generally larger in terms of population than the main city.

Largest cities[edit]

Note : The cities are sorted by the column labelled Official population.

Rank City Country Eurostat population (2004)[1] Official population Date References Image
1 Berlin  Germany 3,501,872[2] 3,517,424 31 August 2013 [3] Aerial view of Berlin (32881394137).jpg
2 Madrid  Spain 3,233,527[2] 3,207,247[4] 1 January 2011 Madrid Cityscape.jpg
3 Rome  Italy 2,553,873 2,777,979 30 September 2011 [5] Rome Skyline (8012016319).jpg
4 Paris  France 2,181,374 2,203,817 1 January 2007 [6] Paris vue d'ensemble tour Eiffel.jpg
5 Bucharest  Romania 1,927,448 1,883,425 31 October 2011 [7][8] Bucharest (8272280073)
6 Vienna  Austria 1,598,626 1,867,960 1 January 2017 [9] Donaucity from Danube River to Northnorthwest - Vienna-.jpg
7 Warsaw  Poland 1,716,855 1,790,658 31 December 2019 [10] Panorama siekierkowski.jpg
8 Budapest  Hungary 1,695,814 1,752,704 1 January 2017 [11] Panoramic view of Budapest 2014.jpg
9 Prague  Czech Republic 1,290,846 1,290,846 17 June 2011 [12] Prague Skyline.jpg
10 Sofia  Bulgaria 1,138,950 1,204,685 February 2011 [13] Cathedral Saint Alexander Nevsky (23997168458).jpg
12 Stockholm  Sweden 2,127,006 881,235 1 November 2013 [14] View of Stockholm-170351.jpg
13 Amsterdam  Netherlands 1,571,234 873,471 1 November 2019 [14] Amsterdam - the Canal Ring (8652262148).jpg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Total population in Urban Audit cities - Core city
  2. ^ a b "Eurostat - Data Explorer". appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
  3. ^ "Population of Berlin (01.01.2014)". Statistics Agency Berlin-Brandenburg. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  4. ^ "Municipal Register: Last data published: Population at 1st January (2013)". Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE - Spain). Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  5. ^ "Bilancio Demografico Istat della Popolazione Residente - Anno 2011" (in Italian). The Office of Statistics and Census of the Italy. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  6. ^ INSEE. "Estimation de population au 1er janvier, par département, sexe et grande classe d'âge" (XLS). Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  7. ^ "Official data for 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  8. ^ "Urban Audit: Bucharest Profile". Archived from the original on 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2011-04-14.
  9. ^ Vienna
  10. ^ "Wyniki badań bieżących - Baza Demografia - Główny Urząd Statystyczny". demografia.stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-06-05.
  11. ^ Budapest
  12. ^ "Adresy v České republice: PRAHA" (in Czech). Mvcr.cz. Archived from the original on 2010-02-25. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  13. ^ "ПРЕБРОЯВАНЕ 2011" (PDF) (in Bulgarian). National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria. 2011.
  14. ^ a b "Structuur van de bevolking". Statbel.fgov.be. Retrieved 2008-10-13.