List of metropolitan areas in Pakistan

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This is a list of the most populous metropolitan areas in Pakistan. These twenty areas are home to about 35.3 million people or about 20% of the population of Pakistan.

According to 2017 census metropolitan areas in Pakistan.[1][2][3]

List[edit]

Whole List
Rank City Image Province Population(2017) Metropolitan area
km2 (sqmi)
1 Karachi Nagan Ch Karachi.jpg Sindh 14,910,352 [4][5] 1,455 (561.8)[6]
2 Lahore Badshahi Mosque (King’s Mosque) 15.jpg Punjab 11,126,285[7] 426 (164.5)
3 Faisalabad Clock Tower Faisalabad by Usman Nadeem.jpg Punjab 3,203,846[8] 163 (62.9)
4 Islamabad-Rawalpindi King Faisal Mosque.jpg Islamabad Capital Territory and Punjab 3,060,825[9] 475 (183.4)
5 Gujranwala PSX 20140925 153352.jpg Punjab 2,027,001[10] 88 (34.0)
6 Peshawar Islamia College University, Peshawar Nightview.jpg Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 1,970,042[7] 75 (29.0)
7 Multan Shah Rukn e Alam by M Ali Mir 03.jpg Punjab 1,871,843[11] 133 (51.4)
8 Hyderabad Navalrai Market Clock Tower view 2.JPG Sindh 1,732,693[7] 155 (59.8)
9 Quetta Jinnah Road, Quetta.JPG Balochistan 1,001,205[7] 66 (25.5)

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "6th census of Pakistan will be held in March 2016". Siasat.pk Forums. 
  3. ^ "March 2017 as the month of Census in Pakistan". 16 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Brinkhoff, Thomas. "The Principal Agglomerations of the World". citypopulation.de. City Population. Retrieved 8 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Population explosion: Put an embargo on industrialisation in Karachi". http://tribune.com.pk. 6 October 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2014.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ "Geography & Demography". City District Government of Karachi. Retrieved 22 August 2010. [permanent dead link]
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  8. ^ "Major Agglomerations of the World - Population Statistics and Maps". citypopulation.de. 
  9. ^ "Pakistan: Provinces and Major Cities - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. 
  10. ^ "The South Asian societies in contemporary environment are facing the menaces of religion based violence, sectarianism, extrem" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-08-22. 
  11. ^ "Consolidation data" (PDF). pcgip.urbanunit.gov.pk.