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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.[1][2]

List

Rank Metropolitan area Urban planning authority State/Territory Population
Area
(in km2)
1 Central National Capital Region National Capital Region Planning Board Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh 25,735,000 (2016)[3] 2,163[3]
2 Mumbai Metropolitan Region Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority Maharashtra 20,800,000 (2005)[4] 4,354[5]
3 Kolkata Metropolitan Area Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority West Bengal 14,720,000 (2001)[6] 1,851[7]
4 Bangalore Metropolitan Region Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority Karnataka 10,576,167 (2013)[8] 8,005[9]
5 Pune Metropolitan Area Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority Maharashtra 10,100,000 (2015)[10] 6,617[10]
6 Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority#Jurisdiction Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority Telangana 9,700,000 (2011)[11] 7,257[12]
7 Chennai Metropolitan Area Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority Tamil Nadu 8,653,521 (2011)[13] 1,189[14]

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. ^ a b Demographia (April 2016). Demographia World Urban Areas (PDF) (12th ed.). Retrieved November 17, 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. ^ "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. 
  8. ^ "Table 3: Decadal population of State and BMR" (PDF). BMRDA. Government of Karnataka. p. 41. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  9. ^ "Profile". Bangalore Metropolitan Region Development Authority. Retrieved 21 March 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "Expansion plans: PMRDA wants 800 villages within limits". The Indian Express. Mumbai. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Time to put metropolitan planning committee in place". Times of India. Hyderabad. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  12. ^ "About HMDA". Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "INDIA STATS : Million plus cities in India as per Census 2011". Press Information Bureau, Mumbai. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 20 August 2015. 
  14. ^ "CMA Map".