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 Beauty Of Egypt.JPG
2 Tehran  Iran 15,232,564 8,846,682 Tehran from Qeytariyeh.jpg
3 Istanbul  Turkey 14,657,434 14,100,000 LeventPano3.jpg
4 Baghdad  Iraq 8,768,000 8,765,000 Baghdad Red zone.jpg
5 Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 6,506,700 6,506,700 KAFD seen from North east side of Riyadh City.jpg
6 Ankara  Turkey 5,270,575 5,270,575 Ankara Aşti.jpg
7 Alexandria  Egypt 4,984,387 4,984,387 Sea Of Alex.JPG
8 Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 4,276,000 4,276,000 Jeddah Seafront.jpg
9 Izmir  Turkey 4,113,072 2,847,691 Izmir coast.jpg
10 Amman  Jordan 4,007,526 4,007,526 View of Abdali project 2018.jpg
11 Isfahan  Iran 3,989,070 1,961,260 Zayandehroud after sunset.jpg
12 Tel Aviv  Israel 3,954,500 438,818 Skyline of Tel Aviv (34324506705).jpg
13 Mashhad  Iran 3,372,660 3,312,090 Mashhad view.jpg
14 Bursa  Turkey 2,842,000 2,340,000 City center of Bursa 2.jpg
15 Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 2,784,490 2,784,490 Abu Dhabi Skyline from Marina.jpg
16 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 2,752,736 2,752,736 Dubai street view.jpg
17 Basra  Iraq 2,750,000 2,750,000 Basra-Shatt-Al-Arab.jpg
18 Kuwait City  Kuwait 2,380,000 2,380,000 Kuwait City cropped.jpg
19 Beirut  Lebanon 2,200,000 361,366 Zaitunay Bay, Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.jpg
20 Sana'a  Yemen 2,167,000 1,937,451 Sana'a (15118084002).jpg
21 Karaj  Iran 1,967,000 1,967,000 Taleghani Blvd Karaj 2.jpg
22 Shiraz  Iran 1,869,001 1,869,001 Shiraz - panoramio (55).jpg
23 Gaza  Gaza Strip 1,850,000 515,556 غزة.jpg
24 Aleppo  Syria 1,800,000 1,800,000 Aleppo at night11.jpg
25 Tabriz  Iran 1,773,023 1,773,023 Təbriz.jpg
26 Erbil  Iraq 1,750,564 1,750,564 Views around the streets and bridges of Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan 04.jpg
27 Adana  Turkey 1,736,564 1,736,564 Eskibaraj, Adana.jpg
28 Damascus  Syria 1,711,000 1,711,000 Barada River and Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus.jpg
29 Mecca  Saudi Arabia 1,675,368 1,675,368 Hira Mağarasından Mekke ve Kabe.JPG
30 Muscat  Oman 1,560,000 1,560,000 Muscat Oman.jpg
31 Gaziantep  Turkey 1,556,381 1,556,381 Gaziantep, Turkey - panoramio (16).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. ^ "City Populations, Largest Cities of the World - Worldatlas.com". www.worldatlas.com.
  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