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 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 5,640,000 3,287,007 Dubai street view.jpg
7 Ankara  Turkey 5,270,575 5,270,575 Ankara Aşti.jpg
8 Alexandria  Egypt 4,984,387 4,984,387 Sea Of Alex.JPG
9 Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 4,276,000 4,276,000 Jeddah Seafront.jpg
10 Izmir  Turkey 4,113,072 2,847,691 Konaj square Izmir.jpg
11 Amman  Jordan 4,007,526 4,007,526 View of Abdali project 2018.jpg
12 Isfahan  Iran 3,989,070 1,961,260 Isfahan towers.jpg
13 Tel Aviv  Israel 3,954,500 438,818 Skyline of Tel Aviv (34324506705).jpg
14 Mashhad  Iran 3,372,660 3,312,090 Mashhad view.jpg
15 Bursa  Turkey 2,842,000 2,340,000 City center of Bursa 2.jpg
16 Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 2,784,490 2,784,490 Абу-Даби (Abu Dhabi) - panoramio (1).jpg
17 Basra  Iraq 2,750,000 2,750,000 Basra-Shatt-Al-Arab.jpg
18 Doha  Qatar 2,382,000 1,850,000 Flowerbeds near corniche in West Bay district of Doha.jpg
19 Kuwait City  Kuwait 2,380,000 2,380,000 Kuwait City cropped.jpg
20 Beirut  Lebanon 2,200,000 361,366 Zaitunay Bay, Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.jpg
21 Sana'a  Yemen 2,167,000 1,937,451 Sana'a (15118084002).jpg
22 Karaj  Iran 1,967,000 1,967,000 Karaj taleghani.jpg
23 Shiraz  Iran 1,869,001 1,869,001 Shiraz - panoramio (55).jpg
24 Gaza  Gaza Strip 1,850,000 515,556 غزة.jpg
25 Aleppo  Syria 1,800,000 1,800,000 Aleppo at night11.jpg
26 Tabriz  Iran 1,773,023 1,773,023 Təbriz.jpg
27 Erbil  Iraq 1,750,564 1,750,564 Views around the streets and bridges of Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan 04 cut.jpg
28 Adana  Turkey 1,736,564 1,736,564 Adana1.jpg
29 Damascus  Syria 1,711,000 1,711,000 Barada River and Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus.jpg
30 Mecca  Saudi Arabia 1,675,368 1,675,368 Hira Mağarasından Mekke ve Kabe.JPG
31 Muscat  Oman 1,560,000 1,560,000 Muscat, Oman مسقط، عمان 05.jpg
32 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. ^ "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