List of 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]

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Rank City Country Metropolitan
Population
City
Population
Image
1 Cairo  Egypt 20,439,541 9,500,000 Cairo-Nile-2020(2).jpg
2 Tehran  Iran 16,672,000 9,134,000 View of Tehran at Night (25821934418).jpg
3 Istanbul  Turkey 15,519,267 15,241,177 Istanbul Skyline Beşiktaş Şişli.JPG
4 Baghdad  Iraq 10,500,000 8,126,755 5628442718 b10fc2c47f o.jpg
5 Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 6,506,700 6,506,700 KAFD seen from North east side of Riyadh City.jpg
6 Ankara  Turkey 5,663,322 5,067,565 Ankara Kizilay square.JPG
7 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 5,640,000 3,287,007 Downtown, Dubai (36714617205).jpg
8 Alexandria  Egypt 4,984,387 4,984,387 Abur Elmyah Alexandria.jpg
9 Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 4,697,000 4,697,000 Jeddah Fahne.JPG
10 Amman  Jordan 4,642,000 4,061,150 View of Abdali project 2018.jpg
11 İzmir  Turkey 4,394,694 4,367,251 Skyscrapers in Izmir - Turkey.jpg
12 Tel Aviv  Israel 3,954,500 438,818 Skyline of Tel Aviv (34324506705).jpg
13 Mosul  Iraq 3,750,000 1,683,000 مدينة الموصل.jpg
14 Mashhad  Iran 3,600,650 3,372,090 Mashhad towers view.jpg
15 Isfahan  Iran 2,989,070 2,000,000 Isfahan Skyline.jpg
16 Damascus  Syria 2,900,000 2,078,000 Barada River and Four Seasons Hotel in Damascus.jpg
17 Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 2,784,490 2,784,490 Абу-Даби (Abu Dhabi) - panoramio (1).jpg
18 Basra  Iraq 2,750,000 2,750,000 Bridge of Basra 1.jpg
19 Tabriz  Iran 2,500,123 2,000,000
20 Doha  Qatar 2,382,000 1,850,000 Flowerbeds near corniche in West Bay district of Doha.jpg
21 Kuwait City  Kuwait 2,380,000 2,380,000 Kuwait City cropped.jpg
22 Beirut  Lebanon 2,200,000 361,366 Zaitunay Bay, Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.jpg
23 Sanaa  Yemen 2,167,000 1,937,451 Sana'a (15118084002).jpg
24 Aleppo  Syria 2,098,210 2,098,210 Aleppo at night11.jpg
25 Irbid  Jordan 2,050,300 582,276 Irbid city at night.jpg
26 Gaza City  Palestine 2,047,969 590,481 Gaza City.JPG
27 Mecca  Saudi Arabia 2,042,000 2,042,000 Hira Mağarasından Mekke ve Kabe.JPG
28 Karaj  Iran 1,967,000 1,967,000 Karaj Taleghani.jpg
29 Shiraz  Iran 1,869,001 1,869,001 Chamran from tasnim.jpg
30 Erbil  Iraq 1,750,564 1,750,564 Views around the streets and bridges of Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan 04 cut.jpg
31 Muscat  Oman 1,560,000 1,560,000 Muscat, Oman مسقط، عمان 05.jpg
32 Najaf  Iraq 1,500,000 1,389,500 Najaf City 1.jpg

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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

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