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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 Constitution (seventy-fourth Amendment) Act, 1992 defines a metropolitan area in India as, an area having a population of ten lakhs 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

Rank Metropolitan area State/Territory Population
Area
(in km2/mi2)
1 Central National Capital Region Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh 25,735,000 (2016)[3] 2,163 km2 (835 sq mi)[3]
2 Mumbai Metropolitan Region Maharashtra 20,800,000 (2005)[4] 4,354 km2 (1,681 sq mi)[5]
3 Kolkata metropolitan area West Bengal 14,720,000 (2001)[6] 1,851 km2 (715 sq mi)[7]
4 Bangalore Metropolitan Region Karnataka 10,576,167 (2013)[8] 8,005 km2 (3,091 sq mi)[9]
5 Hyderabad metropolitan region Telangana 9,700,000 (2011)[10] 7,257 km2 (2,802 sq mi)[11]
6 Chennai metropolitan area Tamil Nadu 8,653,521 (2011) 1,189 km2 (459 sq mi)[12]
7 Pune Metropolitan Region Maharashtra 7,276,000 (2015)[12] 7,256 km2 (2,802 sq mi)[12]
8 Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Andhra Pradesh 6,053,000 (2011) 6,501.65 km2 (2,510.30 sq mi)

References

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  6. ^ "About KMDA". KMDA Online. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
  7. ^ "About KMDA". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
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  10. ^ "Time to put metropolitan planning committee in place". Times of India. Hyderabad. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
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