List of agglomerations by population

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This is a list of the most populous urban agglomerations as of April 1, 2015 according to citypopulation.de, limited to those with a population of 5 million or more.

The list[edit]

Name English Name Country Population[1] Remark
1 Guangzhou Guangzhou  China 46,500,000 Northern Pearl River Delta incl. Dongguan, Foshan, Jiangmen, Shenzhen, Zhongshan
2 Tōkyō Tokyo  Japan 39,500,000 incl. Chiba, Kawasaki, Maebashi, Sagamihara, Saitama, Utsunomiya, Yokohama
3 Shanghai Shanghai  China 30,200,000 incl. Suzhou
4 Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 27,500,000 incl. Bekasi, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Tangerang Selatan
5 Delhi Delhi  India 25,800,000 incl. Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon
6 Seoul Seoul  South Korea 24,300,000 incl. Bucheon, Goyang, Incheon, Seongnam, Suwon
7 Karāchi Karachi  Pakistan 23,800,000
8 New York New York  United States 23,500,000 incl. Bridgeport, Newark, New Haven
9 Mumbai Mumbai  India 22,900,000 incl. Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Ulhasnagar, Vasai-Virar
10 Manila Manila  Philippines 22,900,000 incl. Caloocan, Quezon City
11 Ciudad de México Mexico City  Mexico 22,500,000 incl. Nezahualcóyotl, Ecatepec, Naucalpan
12 São Paulo São Paulo  Brazil 21,700,000 incl. Guarulhos
13 Beijing Beijing  China 20,500,000
14 Ōsaka Osaka  Japan 17,800,000 incl. Himeji, Kobe, Kyoto, Sakai
15 Los Angeles Los Angeles  United States 17,400,000 incl. Anaheim, Riverside
16 Dhaka Dhaka  Bangladesh 17,100,000
17 Moskva Moscow  Russia 16,800,000
18 Lagos Lagos  Nigeria 16,700,000
19 Al-Qāhirah Cairo  Egypt 16,700,000 incl. Al-Jizah, Hulwan, Shubra al-Khaymah
20 Kolkata Kolkata  India 15,900,000 incl. Howrah
21 Buenos Aires Buenos Aires  Argentina 15,800,000 incl. San Justo, La Plata
22 Krung Thep Bangkok  Thailand 15,200,000 incl. Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samutprakan, Pathumthani
23 London London  United Kingdom 14,200,000
24 İstanbul Istanbul  Turkey 14,100,000
25 Tehrān Tehran  Iran 13,600,000 incl. Karaj
26 Johannesburg Johannesburg  South Africa 13,100,000 incl. East Rand, Evaton, Pretoria, Soshanguve, Soweto, Vereeniging, West Rand
27 Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 12,700,000 incl. Nova Iguaçu, São Gonçalo
28 Bogotá Bogotá  Colombia 12,000,000
29 Paris Paris  France 11,200,000
30 Tianjin Tianjin  China 11,200,000
31 Kinshasa Kinshasa  Democratic Republic of the Congo 10,400,000
32 Nagoya Nagoya  Japan 10,400,000
33 Chennai and Bengaluru Chennai and Bangalore  India 9,982,000 incl. Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur for Chennai
34 Lahore Lahore  Pakistan 9,900,000
35 Lima Lima  Peru 9,900,000
36 Chennai Chennai  India 9,850,000
37 Chicago Chicago  United States 9,800,000
38 Xiamen Xiamen  China 9,750,000 incl. Jinjiang, Quanzhou
39 Washington Washington  United States 9,450,000 incl. Baltimore
40 Chengdu Chengdu  China 9,350,000 incl. Shuangliu
41 Taipei Taipei  Taiwan 9,000,000 incl. Taoyuan & most parts of New Taipei City (Xinbei)
42 Hyderābād Hyderabad  India 8,800,000
43 Hangzhou Hangzhou  China 8,100,000 incl. Shaoxing
44 Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 8,050,000 incl. Biên Hòa
45 Wuhan Wuhan  China 7,900,000
46 Shantou Shantou  China 5,350,000 incl. Chaozhou, Jieyang, Puning
47 San Francisco San Francisco  United States 7,550,000 incl. Concord, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Rosa
47 Shenyang Shenyang  China 7,550,000 incl. Fushun
49 Boston Boston  United States 7,350,000 incl. Providence
50 Ahmadābād Ahmedabad  India 7,300,000
50 Hong Kong Hong Kong  Hong Kong 7,300,000 incl. Kowloon, Victoria
50 Philadelphia Philadelphia  United States 7,300,000 Allentown, Trenton
53 Toronto Toronto  Canada 7,050,000 incl. Hamilton
54 Chongqing Chongqing  China 6,950,000
54 Santiago Santiago  Chile 6,950,000
56 Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 6,900,000 incl. Klang
57 Singapore Singapore  Singapore 6,850,000 incl. Johor Bahru (Malaysia)
58 Baghdād Baghdad  Iraq 6,750,000
59 Nanjing Nanjing  China 6,700,000
60 Luanda Luanda  Angola 6,600,000
61 Xi'an Xi'an  China 6,550,000 incl. Xianyang
62 Ar-Riyād Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 6,500,000
62 Dallas Dallas  United States 6,500,000 incl. Fort Worth
64 Madrid Madrid  Spain 6,400,000
65 Houston Houston  United States 6,100,000
66 Miami Miami  United States 6,050,000 incl. Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach
67 Pune Pune  India 5,950,000 incl. Pimpri-Chinchwad
68 Bandung Bandung  Indonesia 5,850,000
69 Wenzhou Wenzhou  China 5,750,000
70 Detroit Detroit  United States 5,700,000 incl. Toledo, Windsor (Canada)
71 Qingdao Qingdao  China 5,600,000
72 Sūrat Surat  India 5,550,000
73 Al-Kharṭūm Khartoum  Sudan 5,450,000
73 Atlanta Atlanta  United States 5,450,000
75 Sankt-Peterburg St. Petersburg  Russia 5,400,000
76 Milano Milan  Italy 5,200,000
76 Ruhrgebiet The Ruhr  Germany 5,200,000
78 Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam  Tanzania 5,150,000
79 Harbin Harbin  China 5,100,000
79 Yangon Yangon  Myanmar 5,100,000
81 Al-Iskandariyah Alexandria  Egypt 5,050,000
81 Nairobi Nairobi  Kenya 5,050,000

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  1. ^ Brinkhoff, Thomas. citypopulation.de "The Principal Agglomerations of the World". City Population. Retrieved 8 April 2015.