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This article lists the most populous cities in the world defined according to a concept of city proper. A city proper is a locality defined according to legal or political boundaries and an administratively recognised urban status that is usually characterised by some form of local government.[1][2][3] Cities proper and their boundaries and population data may not include suburbs.[4]

"World Urbanization Prospects", a UN publication, defines population of a city proper as "the population living within the administrative boundaries of a city or controlled directly from the city by a single authority." The book continues to say that "city proper as defined by administrative boundaries may not include suburban areas where an important proportion of the population working or studying in the city lives."[4] This definition does not give an accurate picture of the urban area or metropolitan area of cities. Using this strictly administrative definition, many cities will be included on this list that are smaller than their urban area. However, many Chinese cities included govern territories that extend well beyond the traditional "city proper" into suburban and rural areas.[5]

Cities proper by population

Rank City Image Population Definition Total area (km²) Population density (/km²) Country
1 Shanghai PudongSkyline-pjt (cropped).jpg 24,150,000[6] Municipality[7][8] 6,340.5 3,809  China
2 Karachi Karachi city.jpg 23,500,000[9] Metropolitan Corporation[10] 3,527 6,663  Pakistan
3 Beijing View of Beijing.jpg 21,516,000[11] Municipality[12] 16,410.54 1,311  China
4 Tianjin 炫彩津门99海河夜景.jpg 14,722,100[13] Municipality[14] 4,037[15] 3,647  China
5 Istanbul Halic.png 14,377,019[16] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[17] 5,461[18] 2,633  Turkey
6 Lagos Lagos Island.jpg 13,400,000[19] Local Government Area[20] 999.58[21] 13,406  Nigeria
7 Guangzhou Guangzhou skyline.jpg 12,700,800[22] Sub-provincial City[23] 3,843.43 3,305  China
8 Mumbai Mumbai skyline88907.jpg 12,655,220[24] Municipal Corporation[25] 603.4 20,973  India
9 Moscow Kremlevskaya Naberezhnaja Moscow.hires.jpg 12,197,596[26] Federal City[27][28] 2,510.12[29] 4,859  Russia
10 Dhaka Dhaka-skyline-aymash.jpg 12,043,977[30] District 1,463.6[31] 8,229  Bangladesh
11 Cairo Kairo 001.jpg 11,922,949[32] Governorate[33] 3,085.1[34] 3,865  Egypt
12 São Paulo Ponte estaiada Octavio Frias - Sao Paulo.jpg 11,895,893[35] Municipality City[36] 1,521.11 7,821  Brazil
13 Lahore Kalma Underpass1.jpg 11,318,745[37] City District 1,772[37] 6,388  Pakistan
14 Shenzhen Gold Futian.jpg 10,467,400[38] Sub-provincial City 1,991.64[39] 5,256  China
15 Seoul Gangnam, Seoul, Korea.jpg 10,388,055[40] Special City 605.21[41] 17,164  South Korea
16 Jakarta Jakarta Car Free Day.jpg 9,988,329[42] Capital Region – Five Kota[43] 664.12 15,040  Indonesia
17 Kinshasa Kinshasa-Gombe, from CCIC.JPG 9,735,000[44][45][full citation needed] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[46] 1,117.62[47] 8,710  Democratic Republic of the Congo
18 Tokyo Skyscrapers of Shinjuku 2009 January (revised).jpg 9,071,577[48] 23 Special Wards (tokubetsu-ku) 622.99[49] 14,561  Japan
19 Mexico City Ciudad.de.Mexico.City.Distrito.Federal.DF.Paseo.Reforma.Skyline.jpg 8,874,724[50] Federal District 1,485.49[51] 5,974  Mexico
20 Lima City of Lima, Peru.jpg 8,693,387[52] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[53] 2,672.3 3,253  Peru
21 New York City LowerManhattanSept2013.png 8,491,079[54] Five Boroughs[55] 783.84 10,833  United States
22 Bengaluru UB City.jpg 8,425,970[24] Municipal Corporation 709.5[56] 11,876  India
23 London Canary Wharf Skyline 2, London UK - Oct 2012.jpg 8,416,500[57] Greater London Authority[58] 1,572.15 5,353  United Kingdom
24 Bangkok The Baiyoke Tower II in Bangkok, Thailand.jpg 8,280,925[59] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[60] 1,568.74 5,279  Thailand
25 Dongguan Dongguan -03.jpg 8,220,207[61] Prefecture-level City 2,469.4 3,329  China
26 Chongqing SkylineOfChongqing.jpg 8,189,800[a] Central Chongqing[b]
Municipality
5,473[c] 1,496  China
27 Nanjing Nanjingpanorama001.jpg 8,187,828[66] Sub-provincial City 4,713.85 1,737  China
28 Tehran North Tehran Towers.jpg 8,154,051[67] City Municipality[68] 686[69] 11,886  Iran
29 Shenyang Shenyang Qingnian Street.JPG 8,106,171[70] Sub-provincial City 12,942 626  China
30 Ahmedabad Amdavad Aerial.jpg 8,029,975[24] Municipal Corporation 475 16,905  India
31 Bogotá Centro-Internacional-Bogotá.jpg 7,776,845[71] Capital District[72] 859.11[73][74] 9,052  Colombia
32 Ho Chi Minh City Một khúc sông Sài Gòn.JPG 7,681,700[75] Metropolitan Municipality-Province 2,095.6[76] 3,666  Vietnam
33 Hong Kong Hong Kong view from The Peak 01.jpg 7,219,700[77] Special Administrative Region[78] 1,104.43[79] 6,537  China
34 Baghdad Haifa street, as seen from the medical city hospital across the tigres.jpg 7,180,889[80] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[81] 4,555[82] 1,576  Iraq
35 Changsha The Huángxīng Lù Commercial Pedestrian Street in Changsha.jpg 7,044,118 Prefecture-level City[83] 11,819 596  China
36 Wuhan WuhanSkyline.jpg 6,886,253[84] Sub-provincial City[85] 1,327.61[86] 5,187  China
37 Hyderabad MindSpace campus in Hyderabad, India.jpg 6,809,970[24] Municipal Corporation 621.48[87] 10,958  India
38 Hanoi Hanoi Cityscape.jpg 6,844,100[75] Metropolitan Municipality-Province 3,323.6[76] 2,059  Vietnam
39 Rio de Janeiro Vista aérea Centro do Rio de Janeiro RJ.jpg 6,429,923[35] Municipality City 1,200.27[88] 5,357  Brazil
40 Foshan Downtown of Guicheng.jpg 6,151,622[89][90] Prefecture-level City 2,034.62[91] 3,023  China
41 Santiago Santiago de Chile.jpg 5,743,719[92] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[93] 1,249.9 4,595  Chile
42 Riyadh Riyadh 1337.jpg 5,676,621[94] Municipality City[95] 1,233.98[96] 4,600  Saudi Arabia
43 Singapore Singapore CBD skyline from Esplanade at dusk.jpg 5,399,200[97] City State 712.4 7,579  Singapore
44 Shantou China-shantou03.jpg 5,391,028[98] Prefecture-level City 2,064.42 2,611  China
45 Yangon Downtown Yangon (2006).jpg 5,214,000[99] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[100] 598.75[101] 8,708  Burma
46 Saint Petersburg Petersburg-square.jpg 5,191,690[102] Federal City 1,439[29] 3,608  Russia
47 Ankara Ankara and mosque wza.jpg 5,150,072[103] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[104] 1,910.92 2,695  Turkey
48 Pune AmonoraTownCentre.jpg 5,049,968[24] Municipal Corporation 450.69 11,205  India
49 Chennai Southern Railway HQ.jpg 4,792,949[105] Municipal Corporation[106] 426.51[107] 11,238  India
50 Abidjan Plateau Centre-est.jpg 4,765,000[44] Department/City District 2,119[108] 2,249  Ivory Coast
51 Chengdu Tianfusquare.jpg 4,741,929[109] Sub-provincial City 421[109] 11,263  China
52 Alexandria Alexandria - Egypt.jpg 4,616,625[32] Governorate 2,300[110][111] 2,007  Egypt
53 Kolkata Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata.jpg 4,486,679[24] Municipal Corporation 200.7 22,355  India
54 Xi'an 1 xian china wild goose pagoda view.JPG 4,467,837[112] Sub-provincial City[113] 832.17 5,369  China
55 Surat GauravPath1.jpg 4,462,002[24] Municipal Corporation 326.515[114] 13,666  India
56 Johannesburg Johannesburg CBD.jpg 4,434,827[115] Municipality City 1,644.98 2,696  South Africa
57 Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam aerial.jpg 4,364,541[116] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[117] 1,631.12[118] 2,676  Tanzania
58 Suzhou Panmen Scenic Area 1.jpg 4,327,066[119] Prefecture-level City[120] 1,649.72[121] 2,623  China
59 Harbin Harbin Zhongshan Road.JPG 4,280,701[122][123] Sub-provincial City 1,718.2[124] 2,491  China
60 Giza Egipt 383.jpg 4,239,988[125] Governorate[126] 289.08 14,667  Egypt
61 İzmir Izmir Turkey.jpg 4,113,072[103] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[127] 1,910.92 2,152  Turkey
62 Zhengzhou Hnyszx.png 4,122,087[128] Sub-provincial City[129] 1,015.66 4,059  China
63 New Taipei City Roctpchall.jpg 3,954,929[130] Special Municipality 2,052.57[131] 1,927  Taiwan
64 Los Angeles LA Skyline Mountains2.jpg 3,884,307[54] Municipality City[132] 1,213.85 3,200  United States
65 Cape Town Central Cape Town.jpg 3,740,026[115] Municipality City 2,444.97 1,530  South Africa
66 Yokohama Minato Mirai In Blue.jpg 3,680,267[133] Municipality City 437.38 8,414  Japan
67 Busan August Afternoon in Haeundae 2.jpg 3,590,101[134] Municipality City 766.12[134] 4,686  South Korea
68 Hangzhou Hangzhou-yellow-dragon-stad.jpg 3,560,391[135] Sub-provincial City 728.19[135] 4,889  China
69 Xiamen View of Urban Area of Amoy from Mount Riguangyan.jpg 3,531,347[136] Sub-provincial City 1,699 2,078  China
70 Quanzhou Lingshan Islamic Cemetery - city view - DSCF8486.JPG 3,520,846[137] Prefecture-level City 1,062 3,315  China
71 Berlin PotsdamerPlatz Vogelperspektive 2004 1.jpg 3,517,424[138] City State 891.75 3,944  Germany
72 Jeddah Jeddeh4.jpg 3,456,259[139] Municipality City 1,765[140] 1,958  Saudi Arabia
73 Durban VWestDurban.jpg 3,442,361[115] Municipality City 2,291.31 1,502  South Africa
74 Kabul Khair Khana in 2012.jpg 3,414,100[141] Municipality City 275 12,415  Afghanistan
75 Jaipur DSCN1444.JPG 3,355,070[24] Municipal Corporation 485 6,918  India
76 Hefei 04727FB3.jpeg 3,352,076[142] Prefecture-level City[143] 838.52 3,998  China
77 Pyongyang 0322 Pyongyang Turm der Juche Idee Aussicht.jpg 3,255,388[144] Direct-controlled Municipality 2,113[145] 1,541  North Korea
78 Madrid Gran Vía (Madrid) 1.jpg 3,207,247[146] Municipality City 605.77 5,294  Spain
79 Ekurhuleni Germiston CBD.jpg 3,178,470[115] Municipality City 1,975.31 1,609  South Africa
80 Nairobi NBO5.jpg 3,138,369[147] Capital District 694.9 4,829  Kenya
81 Zhongshan Zhongshan downtown.JPG 3,121,275[148] Prefecture-level City 1,783.67 1,750  China
82 Ürümqi Urumqi panorama.jpg 3,112,559[149] Prefecture-level City 14,577 214  China
83 Addis Ababa Aerials Ethiopia 2009-08-27 15-26-13.JPG 3,103,673[150] Metropolitan Municipality-Province[151] 526.99 5,889  Ethiopia
84 Wenzhou Vue générale de Wenzhou.JPG 3,039,439[152] Prefecture-level City[153] 1,187.88 2,559  China

Notes

  1. ^ Sum of the 2014 population estimates for the "urban-function core district" and "urban-function extended district" of Chongqing, which were 3,677,600 and 4,512,200 respectively.[62] See also the next note.
  2. ^ The nine districts of Yuzhong, Jiangbei, Shapingba, Jiulongpo, Nan'an, Dadukou, Banan, Yubei and Beibei together comprise the area commonly referred to as Central Chongqing (重庆主城区). The first six districts make up the "urban-function core district" (都市功能核心区) and the last three comprise the "urban-function extended district" (都市功能拓展区) defined by the Chongqing municipal government.[63][64][65]
  3. ^ Sum of the areas of the "urban-function core district" and "urban-function extended district" of Chongqing.[63] See also the previous note.

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