List of agglomerations by population

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This is a list of the most populous urban agglomerations as of January 1, 2016 according to Citypopulation.de, limited to those with a population of 5 million or more.

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Megalopolis Local name Country Population[1] Remark
1 Guangzhou / Hong Kong Pearl River Delta  China 65,701,502 incl. Dongguan, Foshan, Jiangmen, Shenzhen, Zhongshan, Huizhou, Zhuhai, Macau, and Hong Kong SAR
2 Chicago Great Lakes Megalopolis  United States 61,712,222 Detroit, Cleveland, Toronto, Montreal, Minneapolis, Saint Paul, St Louis, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Milwaukee
3 New York Northeast megalopolis  United States 58,411,333 incl. Bridgeport, Newark, New Haven, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington
4 Delhi National Capital Region of India  India 46,069,000 incl. New Delhi, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Mewat, Rohtak, Sonepat, Rewari, Jhajjar, Panipat, Palwal, Bhiwani, Mahendragarh, Jind, Karnal, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Gautam Budh Nagar district, Bulandshahr, Hapur, Baghpat, Muzaffarnagar, Alwar and Bharatpur
5 Tōkyō Tokyo  Japan 42,796,719 incl. Chiba, Kawasaki, Maebashi, Sagamihara, Saitama, Utsunomiya, Yokohama
6 Manila Manila  Philippines 40,222,111 incl. Kaloocan, Quezon City
7 Ciudad de México Mexico City megalopolis  Mexico 34,100,444 incl. Nezahualcóyotl, Ecatepec, Naucalpan,

Pueblo

8 São Paulo Expanded Metropolitan Complex of São Paulo  Brazil 33,222,333 incl. Guarulhos, Sao Jose dos Campos, Santos
9 Shanghai Shanghai  China 30,900,000 incl. Suzhou
10 Karāchi Karachi  Pakistan 30,527,000 Figures are estimates. No census has been conducted in Pakistan since 1998, when population was 9,802,134. Census to be conducted in 2017.
11 Jakarta Jabodetabek  Indonesia 30,511,000 incl. Bekasi, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Tangerang Selatan
12 Los Angeles Southern California  United States 29,633,444 incl. Anaheim, Riverside

San Diego

13 Bogotá Bogota  Colombia 26,550,000
14 Atlanta Piedmont Atlantic  United States 25,712,111 Charlotte Raleigh
15 Seoul Seoul  South Korea 25,425,184 incl. Bucheon, Goyang, Incheon, Seongnam, Suwon
16 Dallas Texas Triangle  United States 24,550,555 incl. Fort Worth Houston San Antonio
17 Mumbai Mumbai  India 23,200,000 incl. Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Bhiwandi-Nizampur Municipal Corporation, Kalyan-Dombivali, Thane, Ulhasnagar, Vasai-Virar
18 Al-Qāhirah Cairo  Egypt 22,969,528 incl. Giza, Helwan, Shubra el-Kheima; see Greater Cairo
19 Lagos / Èkó Lagos  Nigeria 22,829,561 incl. Lekki, Ikorodu
20 Beijing Beijing  China 21,516,000
21 Miami Florida  United States 21,511,322 incl. Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando Tampa
22 Toronto Quebec City-Windsor Corridor  Canada 21,111,678 Montreal Quebec
23 Ōsaka Osaka  Japan 19,777,590 incl. Himeji, Kobe, Kyoto, Sakai
24 Dhaka Dhaka  Bangladesh 18,777,000
25 Krung Thep Bangkok  Thailand 18,733,000 incl. Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samutprakan, Pathumthani
26 Moskva Moscow  Russia 16,900,000 incl. Moscow, Balashikha, Khimki, Podolsk
27 San Francisco Bay Area Bay Area  United States 16,450,333 incl. Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara,
28 Houston Gulf Coast  United States 16,311,000 New Orleans
29 Kolkata Kolkata  India 16,000,000 incl. Haora
30 Buenos Aires Buenos Aires  Argentina 15,800,000 incl. San Justo, La Plata
31 London London  United Kingdom 14,400,000
32 Istanbul Istanbul  Turkey 14,300,000
33 Tehran Tehran  Iran 13,700,000 incl. Karaj
34 Rhine-Ruhr Rhine-Ruhr  Germany 13,500,000
35 Johannesburg Johannesburg  South Africa 13,400,000 incl. East Rand, Evaton, Pretoria, Soshanguve, Soweto, Vereeniging, West Rand
36 Bagdad Baghdad  Iraq 13,344,677
37 Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 12,700,000 incl. Nova Iguaçu, São Gonçalo
38 Paris Paris  France 12,400,000 [1]
39 Bengaluru Bangalore  India 11,556,907
40 Tianjin Tianjin  China 11,400,000
41 Kinshasa Kinshasa  Democratic Republic of the Congo 10,600,000
42 Chennai Chennai  India 10,576,167
43 Hyderābād Hyderabad  India 10,550,000 incl. Patancheru, Shamshabad, Secunderabad, ECIL
44 Lima Lima  Peru 10,450,000
45 Nagoya Nagoya  Japan 10,300,000
46 Lahore Lahore  Pakistan 10,200,000
47 Xiamen Xiamen  China 10,000,000 incl. Jinjiang, Quanzhou
48 Chengdu Chengdu  China 9,600,000 incl. Shuangliu
49 Manchester Northern England  United Kingdom 9,411,666 incl. Liverpool Leeds Sheffield
50 Taipei Taipei  Taiwan 9,050,000 incl. Taoyuan & most parts of New Taipei City (Xinbei)
51 Surabaya Surabaya  Indonesia 9,000,000 Gerbangkertosusila[2]
51 Seattle Cascadia  United States 8,888,911 incl. Vancouver Tacoma
52 Bandung Bandung  Indonesia 8,495,928.[3] incl. Cimahi, Bandung Regency, West Bandung Regency, Sumedang Regency
52 Hangzhou Hangzhou  China 8,300,000 incl. Shaoxing
53 Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 8,250,000 incl. Biên Hòa
54 Milano Lombardia  Italy 8,247,125
55 Wuhan Wuhan  China 8,000,000
56 Shantou Shantou  China 7,950,000 incl. Chaozhou, Jieyang, Puning
57 Phoenix Arizona Sun Corridor  United States 7,811,777 incl.Tucson
58 Shenyang Shenyang  China 7,650,000 incl. Fushun
59 Amsterdam Randstad  Netherlands 7,544,888 incl. Rotterdam
60 Ahmadābād Ahmedabad  India 7,450,000
61 Chongqing Chongqing  China 7,050,000
62 Santiago Santiago  Chile 7,050,000
63 Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 7,000,000 incl. Klang
64 Denver Front Range  United States 6,955,888 incl. Santa Fe
65 Singapore Singapore  Singapore 6,900,000 incl. Johor Bahru (Malaysia)
66 Nanjing Nanjing  China 6,850,000
67 Luanda Luanda  Angola 6,800,000
68 Ar-Riyād Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 6,700,000
69 Xi'an Xi'an  China 6,650,000 incl. Xianyang
70 Madrid Madrid  Spain 6,450,000
71 Birmingham English midlands  United Kingdom 6,322,111 Wolverhampton Nottingham Derby
72 Pune Pune  India 6,100,000 incl. Pimpri-Chinchwad
73 Berlin Berlin  Germany 6,000,000
74 Belo Horizonte Greater Belo Horizonte  Brazil 5,955,321
75 Bandung Bandung  Indonesia 5,950,000
76 Wenzhou Wenzhou  China 5,900,000
77 Roma Lazio  Italy 5,891,666
78 Naples Campania  Italy 5,869,222
79 Frankfurt Rhine-Main  Germany 5,800,000
80 Qingdao Qingdao  China 5,700,000
81 Sūrat Surat  India 5,700,000
82 Al-Kharṭūm Khartoum  Sudan 5,550,000
83 Brussels Flemish Diamond  Belgium 5,511,788
84 Sankt-Peterburg St. Petersburg  Russia 5,450,000
85 Barcelona Barcelona  Spain 5,411,444
86 Katowice Silesian Metropolis  Poland 5,344,899
87 Caracas Caracas  Venezuela 5,322,310 incl. Guarenas-Guatire conurbation, Valles del Tuy Metropolitan Area, Altos Mirandinos Metropolitan Area and Litoral Varguense conurbation
88 Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam  Tanzania 5,300,000
89 Stuttgart Stuttgart Metropolitan Region  Germany 5,291,322
90 Munich Munich Metropolitan Region  Germany 5,211,677
91 Nairobi Nairobi  Kenya 5,200,000
92 Hamburg Hamburg Metropolitan Region  Germany 5,152,566
93 Al-Iskandariyah Alexandria  Egypt 5,150,000
94 Lyon Lyon  France 5,122,999
95 Harbin Harbin  China 5,100,000
96 Yangon Yangon  Myanmar 5,100,000
97 Abidjan Abidjan  Ivory Coast 5,050,000
98 Sydney Sydney  Australia 5,045,000
99 Melbourne Melbourne  Australia 5,044,333
100 Guadalajara Guadalajara  Mexico 5,043,999

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