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 London[2]  United Kingdom 7,429,200 8,308,369 30 June 2012 [3] Canary.wharf.and.dome.london.arp.jpg
2 Berlin  Germany 3,501,872[4] 3,517,424 31 August 2013 [5] PotsdamerPlatz Vogelperspektive 2004 1.jpg
3 Madrid  Spain 3,233,527[4] 3,207,247[6] 1 January 2011 Plaza de Cibeles (Madrid) 05.jpg
4 Rome  Italy 2,553,873 2,777,979 30 September 2011 [7] 063ViaForiImperiali.jpg
5 Paris  France 2,181,374 2,203,817 1 January 2007 [8] Paris - Eiffelturm und Marsfeld2.jpg
6 Bucharest  Romania 1,927,448 1,883,425 31 October 2011 [9][10] Bucharest (8272280073)
7 Vienna  Austria 1,598,626 1,867,960 1 January 2017 [11] Donau City seen from ferris wheel Vienna.jpg
8 Warsaw  Poland 1,716,855 1,764,615 31 December 2017 [12] Panorama of Warsaw by night (cropped).jpg
9 Budapest  Hungary 1,695,814 1,752,704 1 January 2017 [13] Országház (509. számú műemlék) 45.jpg
10 Prague  Czech Republic 1,290,846 1,290,846 17 June 2011 [14] Wenceslas Square.jpg
11 Sofia  Bulgaria 1,138,950 1,204,685 February 2011 [15] Downtown Sofia Boby Dimitrov 1.jpg
12 Brussels[16]  Belgium 999,899 1,167,902 1 November 2013 [17] Palais de Justice from Hilton.jpg
13 Stockholm  Sweden 2,127,006 881,235 1 November 2013 [17] Gamla Stan swe.jpg
14 Amsterdam  Netherlands 1,571,234 810,909 1 November 2013 [17] ZuidasAmsterdamtheNetherlands.jpg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Total population in Urban Audit cities - Core city
  2. ^ Refers to Greater London, which is composed of 32 independent borough councils
  3. ^ "Mid 2012 Population estimates for England and Wales". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2013-07-31.
  4. ^ a b "Eurostat - Data Explorer". appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu. Retrieved 2014-06-13.
  5. ^ "Population of Berlin (01.01.2014)". Statistics Agency Berlin-Brandenburg. Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  6. ^ "Municipal Register: Last data published: Population at 1st January (2013)". Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE - Spain). Retrieved 2014-03-03.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ INSEE. "Estimation de population au 1er janvier, par département, sexe et grande classe d'âge" (XLS). Retrieved 2009-01-27.
  9. ^ "Official data for 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  10. ^ "Urban Audit: Bucharest Profile". Archived from the original on 2011-11-08. Retrieved 2011-04-14.
  11. ^ Vienna
  12. ^ http://demografia.stat.gov.pl/bazademografia/Tables.aspx.
  13. ^ Budapest
  14. ^ "Adresy v České republice: PRAHA" (in Czech). Mvcr.cz. Archived from the original on 2010-02-25. Retrieved 2010-03-06.
  15. ^ "ПРЕБРОЯВАНЕ 2011" (PDF) (in Bulgarian). National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria. 2011.
  16. ^ Refers to Brussels Capital Region
  17. ^ a b c "Structuur van de bevolking". Statbel.fgov.be. Retrieved 2008-10-13.