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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.

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, specified by the Governor by public notification.[1][2]

List

Rank Metropolitan area Urban planning authority State/Territory Population
(2011)
Area
(in km2)
1 National Capital Region (NCR)[3] National Capital Region Planning Board Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana 46,049,032[4] 34,144[4]:25
2 Mumbai Metropolitan Region Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority Maharashtra 20,800,000 (2005)[5] 4,354.5[6]
3 Kolkata Metropolitan Area Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority West Bengal 14,720,000 (2001)[7] 1,851.41[8]
4 Bangalore Metropolitan Region Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority Karnataka 10,576,167[9] 8,005[10]
5 Pune Metropolitan Area Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority Maharashtra 10,100,000 (1.01 crore)[11] 6,616.79[11]
6 Hyderabad Metropolitan Region Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority Telangana 9,700,000[12] 7,257[13]
7 Chennai Metropolitan Area Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority Tamil Nadu 8,917,749 (2011)[14] 1,189[15]
8 Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority Andhra Pradesh 5,340,000[16] 5573[17][18]
9 Kanpur Metropolitan Area Kanpur Development Authority and Unnao-Shuklaganj Development Authority Uttar Pradesh 3,549,914 (2011)[19] 1,640[20]

See also

References

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