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]

Largest urban agglomerations in the OIC[edit]

Rank City Images Population Country Statistical concept[2] Area (km²)[3]
1 Jakarta[4]
Jakarta Skyline Part 2.jpg
30,214,303  Indonesia Urban agglomeration[5] 6,392
2 Karachi[6]
Karachi downtown.jpeg
24,500,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 4,966
3 Dhaka[7]
Dhaka-skyline-aymash.jpg
18,898,000  Bangladesh Urban agglomeration 2,161
4 Greater Cairo
Kairo 001.jpg
18,420,000  Egypt Official metropolitan area 1,310
5 Lagos[8]
Lagos Island.jpg
17,060,307  Nigeria Urban agglomeration[9] 907
6 Istanbul
View of Istambul - Bosphorus Bridge (3).JPG
14,500,000  Turkey Metropolitan municipality 5,343
7 Tehran[10]
Tehran from Qeytariyeh.jpg
13,532,000  Iran City proper 1,489
8 Lahore[10]
Badshahi Mosque from Lahore Fort.jpg
10,052,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,370
9 Bandung[4]
Bandung city at night (2517163687).jpg
8,199,892  Indonesia Urban agglomeration 1,876
10 Surabaya[4]
Montage of Surabaya.jpg
7,302,283  Indonesia Urban agglomeration[5] 2,787
11 Baghdad
Baghdad Convention Center.jpg
6,625,000  Iraq Metropolitan area 730
12 Semarang
Aerial view of Semarang, 2009 02.jpg
6,544,289  Indonesia Urban agglomeration 5,287
13 Faisalabad[10]
Clock Tower Faisalabad by Usman Nadeem.jpg
6,480,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,097
14 Kuala Lumpur[10]
KL-Skyline Night HDR.JPG
6,088,000  Malaysia Metropolitan area[5] 673
15 Riyadh[10]
Riyadh 02923.JPG
5,666,000  Saudi Arabia City proper 1,550
16 Khartoum[10]
Strato en Ĥartumo (Sudano) 003.jpg
5,185,000  Sudan Urban agglomeration 580
17 Ankara
Ankara and mosque wza.jpg
5,045,083  Turkey Urban agglomeration[11] 2,516
18 Chittagong
PORT CTG TAZMEEM.JPG
5,012,000  Bangladesh Official metropolitan area 990
19 Alexandria
Alexandria 2122972.jpg
4,421,000  Egypt City proper 2,970
20 Abidjan
Abidjan Centre 2.JPG
4,175,000  Ivory Coast Urban agglomeration 2,550
21 Medan[12]
Medan20120603-4.jpg
4,103,696  Indonesia Metropolitan area 1,991
22 Yogyakarta
Montage of Yogyakarta.jpg
4,010,436  Indonesia Urban agglomeration 1,900
23 Kabul
Mountains of Kabul.jpg
3,768,000  Afghanistan City proper 275
24 Algiers
Algiers coast.jpg
3,574,000  Algeria Urban agglomeration[13]
25 Rawalpindi[10]
Constitution Avenue.jpg
3,510,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,556
26 Peshawar[10]
Peshawar Skyline.jpg
3,201,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 957
27 Mashhad
Kuh sangi -کوه سنگی.jpg
3,131,586[14]  Iran City proper 3,946

See also[edit]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ World Urbanization Prospects, 2007 revision (online data) Archived 2009-06-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ The area figures are taken from individual national censuses according to the criteria and statistical concepts noted in the World Urbanization Prospects.
  4. ^ a b c "Indonesia: Jawa". Retrieved 2017-07-05. 
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ http://tribune.com.pk/story/614409/population-explosion-put-an-embargo-on-industrialisation-in-karachi
  7. ^ "Dhaka population". Retrieved 2017-07-05. 
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-18. Retrieved 2016-02-21. 
  9. ^ Data refer to Lagos State
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h http://www.demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf
  11. ^ Ankara includes Altindag, Cankaya, Etimesgut, Golbasi, Keçioren, Mamak, Sincan and Yenimahalle
  12. ^ http://www.citypopulation.de/php/indonesia-sumatera-admin.php
  13. ^ Data refer to the Governorate of Grand Algiers.
  14. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-03. Retrieved 2008-02-27.