Largest metropolitan areas of the Middle East

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This is a list of metropolitan areas in Middle East, with their population according to different sources. The list includes metropolitan areas that have a population of over 1,5 million. [1][2][3]


Rank City Country Metropolitan
Population
City
population
Image
1 Cairo  Egypt 20,439,541 9,500,000 View from Cairo Tower 31march2007.jpg
2 Tehran  Iran 15,232,564 8,846,682 North Tehran Towers.jpg
3 Istanbul  Turkey 14,657,434 14,100,000 Boğaziçi Köprüsü - Aerial view.jpg
4 Baghdad  Iraq 8,768,000 8,765,000 Haifa street, as seen from the medical city hospital across the tigres.jpg
5 Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 6,506,700 6,506,700 Riyadh city.jpg
6 Ankara  Turkey 5,270,575 5,270,575 ANKARA KOCATEPE CAMİİ.jpg
7 Alexandria  Egypt 4,984,387 4,984,387 Alexandria - Egypt.jpg
8 Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 4,276,000 4,276,000 Jeddah Seafront.jpg
9 Izmir  Turkey 4,113,072 2,847,691 Izmir Turkey.jpg
10 Amman  Jordan 4,007,526 4,007,526 Jamal Abdul Nasser Circle Amman Jordan.jpg
11 Tel Aviv-Jaffa  Israel 3,785,000 1,368,800 Tel Aviv Skyline (night) - 2.jpg
12 Mashhad  Iran 3,372,660 3,312,090 ImamReza(A).jpg
13 Bursa  Turkey 2,842,000 2,340,000 City center of Bursa.jpg
14 Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 2,784,490 2,784,490 Skyscrapers at West Corniche Rd.JPG
15 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 2,752,736 2,752,736 Dubai skyline 2010.jpg
16 Basra  Iraq 2,750,000 2,750,000 Basra-Shatt-Al-Arab.jpg
17 Kuwait City  Kuwait 2,380,000 2,380,000 Kuwait towers.jpg
18 Isfahan  Iran 2,243,249 2,243,249 Imamsquare1.JPG
19 Beirut  Lebanon 2,200,000 361,366 Beirutcity.jpg
20 Sana'a  Yemen 2,167,000 1,937,451 Sanaa HDR (16482367935).jpg
21 Karaj  Iran 1,967,000 1,967,000 4karaj.JPG
22 Shiraz  Iran 1,869,001 1,869,001 Baghe Eram Shiraz edit.jpg
23 Gaza  Palestine 1,850,000 1,850,000 Mosque conf hall iug.jpg
24 Aleppo  Syria 1,800,000 1,800,000 Ancient Aleppo from Citadel.jpg
25 Tabriz  Iran 1,773,023 1,773,023 Panorama of Tabriz.jpg
26 Erbil  Iraq 1,750,564 1,750,564 Erbil mail square.JPG
27 Adana  Turkey 1,736,564 1,736,564 Adana - Beyazevler.JPG
28 Damascus  Syria 1,711,000 1,711,000 Damascus from Qasiyon.JPG
29 Mecca  Saudi Arabia 1,675,368 1,675,368 Kaaba at night.jpg
30 Muscat  Oman 1,560,000 1,560,000 Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace (4).JPG
31 Gaziantep  Turkey 1,556,381 1,556,381 Ulu cami 100 yil ataturk parki gaziantep.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All urban agglomerations of the world with a population of 1 million inhabitants or more". www.citypopulation.de. Citypopulation. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  2. ^ http://www.worldatlas.com/citypops.htm
  3. ^ "Turkey: Provinces and Major Cities". www.citytpopulation.de. Citypopulation. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2015. The population of the Turkish cities and provinces according to census results and latest register-based tabulations