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List of metropolitan areas in India

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This is a list of metropolitan areas in India, by population according to the 2011 provisional population results.

In India, a Metropolitan area has a population of ten lakhs (one million) or more, and comprises one or more districts comprising two or more Municipalities or Panchayats or other contiguous area, specified by the Governor by public notification.[1][2]

List

Rank Metropolitan area Governing authority State/Territory Population
(2011)[3][4]
Area
(in km2)
Ref
1 National Capital Region National Capital Region Planning Board Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana
46,049,032
34,144
NCRPB[5][6]
2 Mumbai Metropolitan Region Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority Maharashtra
20,748,395
4,354.5
MMRDA[7]
3 Kolkata Metropolitan Area Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority West Bengal
14,617,882
1,851.41
KMDA[8]
4 Chennai Metropolitan Area Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority Tamil Nadu
8,917,749
1,189
CMDA[9]
5 Bangalore Metropolitan Area Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority Karnataka
8,728,906
8,005
BMRDA[9]
6 Hyderabad Metropolitan Area Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority Telangana
7,749,334
7,100
HMDA[10]
7 Ahmedabad Metropolitan Region Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority Gujarat
6,352,254
1,294.65
AUDA[11]
8 Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Andhra Pradesh
5,800,000
7,068
APCRDA[12]
9 Pune Metropolitan Region Pune Metropolitan Development Authority Maharashtra
5,049,968
3,500
PMRDA[13]
10 Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority Andhra Pradesh
4,200,000
5573
VUDA[14][15]
11 Jaipur Metropolitan Region Jaipur Development Authority Rajasthan
3,073,350
623
JMR[16]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Local Bodies" (PDF). Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. National Informatics Centre. p. 9. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Constitution (Seventy-Fourth Amendment) Act, 1992". 
  3. ^ "Census India : Million plus cities in India" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "INDIA STATS : Million plus cities in India as per Census 2011". Press Information Bureau, Mumbai. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "NCR Constituent Areas". National Capital Region Planning Board. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. Retrieved 1 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Demographic Profile and Settlement Pattern" (PDF). National Capital Region Planning Board. National Informatics Centre. p. 2. Retrieved 2 June 2015. 
  7. ^ "About MMR". Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "About KMDA". KMDA Website. Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 1 June 2015. 
  9. ^ a b Srivathsan, A. (22 June 2012). "Chennai to push its boundaries, but how far?". The Hindu (Chennai). Retrieved 1 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "About HMDA". Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority". Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  12. ^ "15 Points to Know About the Master Plan of "amaravathi", Andhra Pradesh Capital Region .". South Report. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 2 June 2015. 
  13. ^ "Expansion plans: PMRDA wants 800 villages within limits". Times of India (Pune). 30 May 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015. 
  14. ^ "Overview of Vuda, Visakhapatnam" (PDF). VUDA. p. 1. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  15. ^ "VUDA limits expansion" (PDF). Government of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  16. ^ "Jaipur Metropolitan Region". 10 September 2010.