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

Metropolitan area State/Territory Skyline Population Area
Count As of km2 sq mi
National Capital Region Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan 46,069,000 2011[3] 55,083 21,268[4]
Mumbai Maharashtra 23,598,000 2011[5] 6,328 2,443[6]
Chennai Tamil Nadu 15,900,000 2018 5,904 2,280
Kolkata West Bengal 15,134,000 2022[7] 1,887 729[8]
Bangalore Karnataka 13,193,000 2022[9] 8,005 3,091[10]
Hyderabad Telangana 10,534,000 2022[11] 7,257 2,802[12]
Pune Maharashtra 10,089,916 2022[13] 7,256 2,802[13]
Ahmedabad Gujarat 8,450,000 2022[14] 1,866 720[14]
Surat Gujarat 7,784,000 2022[15] 3,261 1,259
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh 6,000,000 2022[16][17] 7,329 2,830[18]
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Andhra Pradesh 5,873,588 2011[19] 8,352.69 3,224.99
Jaipur Rajasthan 4,107,000 2022 4,873 1,881[20]
Kozhikode Kerala 3,921,000 2022 944 364[21]
Kochi Kerala 3,301,000 2022 440 170[22]
Kanpur Uttar Pradesh 3,190,000 2022[23] 403 156
Nagpur Maharashtra 2,991,000 2022 3,567 1,377[24]
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 2,935,000 2022 888 343
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 2,793,000 2022 310 120[25]
Salem Tamil Nadu 2,463,367 2022[26][27] 1,265.197 488.495[28]
Nashik Maharashtra
2,180,000[29] 2022[29] 259.13[30] 100.05[30]
Madurai Tamil Nadu 1,799,000 2022[8] 247 95
Malappuram Kerala 1,729,522 2022[8] 858 331
Raipur Chhattisgarh 1,760,000 2022[31] 1,000 390
Jodhpur Rajasthan 2,300,000 2022[32][33][34] 1,005 388

See also

References

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