List of largest cities in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member countries

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This is a list of the largest cities in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states, based on the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects report (2010 population estimates from the report's 2007 revision).[1]

23 largest agglomerations in the OIC[edit]

Rank City Images Population Country Statistical concept [1] Area (km²)[2]
1 Jakarta
Jakarta Skyline by judhi.jpg
30,000,000  Indonesia Metropolitan area[3] 1,360
2 Karachi
Karachi downtown.jpeg
24,500,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 4,966
3 Greater Cairo
Kairo 001.jpg
18,420,000  Egypt Official metropolitan area 1,310
4 Lagos[4]
Lagos Island.jpg
17,060,307  Nigeria Urban agglomeration[5] 907
5 Dhaka
Dhaka-skyline-aymash.jpg
17,000,000  Bangladesh Official metropolitan area 1,600
6 Istanbul
View of Istambul - Bosphorus Bridge (3).JPG
14,500,000  Turkey Metropolitan Municipality 5,343
7 Tehran[6]
Tehran from Qeytariyeh.jpg
13,532,000  Iran City proper 1,489
8 Lahore[7]
Badshahi Mosque from Lahore Fort.jpg
10,052,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,370
9 Baghdad
Baghdad Convention Center.jpg
6,625,000  Iraq Metropolitan area 730
10 Faisalabad[8]
Clock Tower Faisalabad by Usman Nadeem.jpg
6,480,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,097
11 Kuala Lumpur[9]
KL-Skyline Night HDR.JPG
6,088,000  Malaysia Metropolitan area[3] 673
12 Riyadh[10]
Riyadh 02923.JPG
5,666,000  Saudi Arabia City proper 1,550
13 Khartoum[11]
Strato en Ĥartumo (Sudano) 003.jpg
5,185,000  Sudan Urban agglomeration 580
14 Ankara
Ankara and mosque wza.jpg
5,045,083  Turkey Urban agglomeration[12] 2,516
15 Chittagong
PORT CTG TAZMEEM.JPG
5,012,000  Bangladesh Official metropolitan area 990
16 Surabaya[13]
Monjaya.jpg
4,881,000  Indonesia Metropolitan area[3] 673
17 Alexandria
Alexandria 2122972.jpg
4,421,000  Egypt City proper 2,970
18 Abidjan
Abidjan Centre 2.JPG
4,175,000  Ivory Coast Urban agglomeration 2,550
19 Kabul
Mountains of Kabul.jpg
3,768,000  Afghanistan City proper 275
20 Algiers
Algiers coast.jpg
3,574,000  Algeria Urban agglomeration[14]
21 Rawalpindi[15]
Constitution Avenue.jpg
3,510,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,556
22 Peshawar[16]
Peshawar Skyline.jpg
3,201,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 957
23 Mashhad
Mashhad City in the morning.jpg
3,131,586[17]  Iran City proper 3,946

See also[edit]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ World Urbanization Prospects, 2007 revision (online data)
  2. ^ The area figures are taken from individual national censuses according to the criteria and statistical concepts noted in the World Urbanization Prospects.
  3. ^ a b c Data refer to the functional urban area, that is, contiguous areas which are consistently urban in character as indicated by levels of population density, economic functions and facilities.
  4. ^ http://www.lagosstate.gov.ng/pagelinks.php?p=6
  5. ^ Data refer to Lagos State
  6. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  7. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  8. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  9. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  10. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  11. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  12. ^ Ankara includes Altindag, Cankaya, Etimesgut, Golbasi, Keçioren, Mamak, Sincan and Yenimahalle
  13. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  14. ^ Data refer to the Governorate of Grand Algiers.
  15. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  16. ^ http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  17. ^ http://www.amar.org.ir/Portals/2/pdf/jamiat_shahrestan_keshvar3.pdf