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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 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 Skyline at Rajiv Chowk.JPG 25,735,000 2016[3] 2,163 835[3]
Mumbai Maharashtra Mumbai Skyline during monsoon.jpg 20,800,000 2005[4] 4,354 1,681[5]
Kolkata West Bengal Kolkata City skyline from Hoogly bridge.jpg 18,540,000 2020[6] 1,851 715[7]
Chennai Tamil Nadu Chennai metro during trail run during night.JPG 13,300,253 2011 8,462 3,267
Bangalore Karnataka UB City at night .jpg 10,576,167 2013[8] 8,005 3,091[9]
Hyderabad Telangana High Rise buildings in Madhapur from Golkonda hill.jpg 9,700,000 2011[10] 7,257 2,802[11]
Ahmedabad Gujarat SG Highway Skyline.jpg 8,345,326 2019[12] 1,866 720[12]
Pune Maharashtra Pimpri-Chinchwad Skyline.jpg 7,276,000 2015[13] 7,256 2,802[13]
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh Vizag View from Kailasagiri.jpg 6,000,000 2011[14][15] 7,329 2,830[16]
Kanpur Uttar Pradesh Kanpur skyline.jpg 5,873,588 2011[17] 8,603 3,322
Surat Gujarat Aerial view of Surat ,Adajan Side.jpg 4,466,826 2011[18] 3,261 1,259
Patna Bihar Moin-Ul-Haque Stadium.JPG 3,874,000 2011 1,167 451
Jaipur Rajasthan World Trade Park Jaipur in 2012.jpg 3,812,262 2015 4,873 1,881[19]
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu CHIL SEZ.jpg 2,849,335 2011 888 343
Nagpur Maharashtra Night at Sitabuldi Nagpur.jpg 2,497,870 2011 3,567 1,377[20]
Raipur Chhattisgarh Raipur in 2019 GE road.png 2,917,060 2020[21] 1,000 390
Kochi Kerala Kochi Skyline.jpg 2,117,990 2020 440 170[22]
Kozhikode Kerala Calicut beach skyline.jpg 2,028,399 2011 944 364[23]
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Night View of Technopark Trivandrum.jpg 1,687,406 2011 310 120[24]
Madurai Tamil Nadu Goddess Meenakshi's Own Kingdom!.jpg 1,470,755 2011[7] 247 95
Jodhpur Rajasthan Jodhpur Modern Skyline.jpg 1,137,815 2011[25][26][27] 1,005 388
Salem Tamil Nadu Salem city from Hills.jpg 1,124,346 2011[28][29] 799 308

References

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