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List of metropolitan areas in India

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This is a list of metropolitan areas by population in India. The 74th Amendment to the Indian Constitution defines a metropolitan area as:

An area having a population of 10 Lakh or 1 Million or more, comprised in one or more districts and consisting of two or more Municipalities or Panchayats or other contiguous areas, specified by the Governor by public notification to be a Metropolitan area.[1][2]

List

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Rank Metropolitan area State/Territory Population
Area
(in km2/sq mi)
1 Central National Capital Region Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh 25,735,000 (2016)[3] 2,163 (835)[3]
2 Mumbai Metropolitan Region Maharashtra 20,800,000 (2005)[4] 4,354 (1,681)[5]
3 Kolkata metropolitan area West Bengal 18,540,000 (2020)[6] 1,851 (715)[7]
4 Chennai metropolitan area Tamil Nadu 13,300,253 (2011) 8,462 (3,267)
5 Bangalore Metropolitan Region Karnataka 10,576,167 (2013)[8] 8,005 (3,091)[9]
6 Hyderabad Metropolitan Region Telangana 9,700,000 (2011)[10] 7,257 (2,802)[11]
7 Ahmedabad Metropolitan Region Gujarat 8,345,326 (2019)[12] 1,866 (720)[12]
8 Pune Metropolitan Region Maharashtra 7,276,000 (2015)[13] 7,256 (2,802)[13]
9 Kanpur Metropolitan Area Uttar Pradesh 5,873,588 (2011)[14] 8,603 (3,322)
10 Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Andhra Pradesh 5,018,000 (2011)[15][16] 4,873 (1,881)
11 Surat metropolitan Region Gujarat 4,466,826 (2011)[17] 3,261 (1,259)
12 Jaipur Metropolitan Region Rajasthan 3,812,262 (2015) 4,873 (1,881)[18]
13 Nagpur Metropolitan Region Maharashtra 2,497,870 (2011) 3,567 (1,377)[19]
14 Patna Metropolitan Region Bihar 3,874,000 (2011) 1,167 (451)[20][circular reference]

References

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  2. ^ "The Constitution (Seventy-Fourth Amendment) Act, 1992".
  3. ^ a b Demographia (April 2016). Demographia World Urban Areas (PDF) (12th ed.). Retrieved 17 November 2016. (excludes Kondli)
  4. ^ "MMR – Population and Employment" (PDF). National Real Estate Development Council. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. p. 4. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  5. ^ "About MMR". Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  6. ^ http://www.citymayors.com/statistics/urban_2020_1.html
  7. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 million and above" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Table 3: Decadal population of State and BMR" (PDF). BMRDA. Government of Karnataka. p. 41. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 October 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Profile". Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority. Archived from the original on 31 March 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Time to put metropolitan planning committee in place". Times of India. Hyderabad. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  11. ^ "About HMDA". Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
  12. ^ a b "Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority - AUDA". www.auda.gov.in. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  13. ^ a b "Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority - PMRDA". www.pmrda.gov.in. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  14. ^ "SFD Report - Kanpur, India". Susana. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  15. ^ "Upgradation of VMRDA". Times of India. Visakhapatnam. 13 August 2018. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
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  17. ^ "Wardwise Area and Population : Surat Municipal corporation". www.suratmunicipal.gov.in. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
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  20. ^ "About NMR".