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]
KHI Skyline.jpg
24,500,000  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 4,966
3 Dhaka[7]
Maghbazar to Mohakhali flyover (27102076504).jpg
18,898,000  Bangladesh Urban agglomeration 2,161
4 Greater Cairo
Beauty Of Egypt.JPG
18,420,000  Egypt Official metropolitan area 1,310
5 Lagos[8]
Lagos skyline.jpg
17,060,307  Nigeria Urban agglomeration[9] 907
6 Istanbul
LeventPano3.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]
Kalma Underpass1.jpg
11,126,285  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,370
9 Bandung[4]
Modern Bragaweg (27156618256).jpg
8,199,892  Indonesia Urban agglomeration 1,876
10 Faisalabad[10]
Faisalabad D-Ground 02.jpg
7,873,910  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,097
11 Surabaya[4]
JW Marriott Hotel (dh. Hotel Westin) Surabaya, view from 9th floor Empire Palace Hotel - panoramio.jpg
7,302,283  Indonesia Urban agglomeration[5] 2,787
12 Baghdad
Baghdad Red zone.jpg
6,625,000  Iraq Metropolitan area 730
13 Semarang
Mesjid Agung Semarang 2009.jpg
6,544,289  Indonesia Urban agglomeration 5,287
14 Kuala Lumpur[10]
FourSeasonsKL January2018.jpg
6,088,000  Malaysia Metropolitan area[5] 673
15 Riyadh[10]
Riyadh Skyline showing the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) and the famous Kingdom Tower .jpg
5,666,000  Saudi Arabia City proper 1,550
16 Rawalpindi[10]
The Mess Hall Rawalpindi.jpg
5,405,633  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,556
17 Khartoum[10]
Strato en Ĥartumo (Sudano) 003.jpg
5,185,000  Sudan Urban agglomeration 580
18 Ankara
Söğütözü, Ankara.jpg
5,045,083  Turkey Urban agglomeration[11] 2,516
19 Gujranwala[10]
PSX 20140918 115855.jpg
5,014,196  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 1,556
20 Chittagong
Top view of Nasirabad Zakir Hossain Road (1).jpg
5,012,000  Bangladesh Official metropolitan area 990
21 Alexandria
Sea Of Alex.JPG
4,421,000  Egypt City proper 2,970
22 Peshawar[10]
Phase 3 Chowk.jpg
4,269,079  Pakistan Urban agglomeration 957
23 Abidjan
Abidjan-Plateau1.JPG
4,175,000  Ivory Coast Urban agglomeration 2,550
24 Medan[12]
Medan20150219-1.jpg
4,103,696  Indonesia Metropolitan area 1,991
25 Yogyakarta
Gadjah Mada HeadOffice.jpg
4,010,436  Indonesia Urban agglomeration 1,900
26 Kabul
Modern Kabul - panoramio.jpg
3,768,000  Afghanistan City proper 275
27 Algiers
Alger Hilton.JPG
3,574,000  Algeria Urban agglomeration[13]
28 Mashhad
Mashhad view.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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-12-25.
  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 i 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.