List of largest cities in the Arab world

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This is a list of largest cities in the Arab world.

Largest cities[edit]

Table of largest cities in the Arab world by official city propers:[1]

Rank Country City Population Founding date Image
1  Egypt Cairo 16,225,000 969 AD View from Cairo Tower 31march2007.jpg
2  Iraq Baghdad 6,960,000 762 AD Haifa street, as seen from the medical city hospital across the tigres.jpg
3  Saudi Arabia Riyadh 6,030,000 100–200 AD Riyadh city.jpg
4  Sudan Khartoum 5,345,000 Khartoum.jpg
5  Jordan Amman 4,995,000 1948 AD View of 5th circle from Wadi Saqra.jpg
6  Egypt Alexandria 4,870,000 331 BC View from Montaza.jpg
7  Kuwait Kuwait City 4,660,000 Kuwait City cropped.jpg
8  Morocco Casablanca 4,370,000 768 AD Night of the Hassan II.jpg
9  Saudi Arabia Jeddah 3,875,000 600 BC Jeddah Seafront.jpg
10  United Arab Emirates Dubai 3,805,000
11  Algeria Algiers 3,730,000
12  Yemen Sana'a 3,270,000
13  Syria Damascus 2,645,000
14  Somalia Mogadishu 2,425,000
15  Tunisia Tunis 2,260,000
16  Morocco Rabat 2,065,000
17  United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi 1,765,000
18  Saudi Arabia Mecca 1,720,000
19  Qatar Doha 1,685,000
20  Syria Homs 1,640,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Demographia World Urban Areas" (PDF). Demographia. Retrieved 20 July 2017.