List of agglomerations by population

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This is a list of the most populous urban agglomerations as of July 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 46,900,000 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 30,400,000 incl. Suzhou
4 Jakarta Jakarta  Indonesia 27,700,000 incl. Bekasi, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Tangerang Selatan
5 Delhi Delhi  India 26,000,000 incl. Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, NOIDA
6 Seoul Seoul  South Korea 24,300,000 incl. Bucheon, Goyang, Incheon, Seongnam, Suwon
7 Karāchi Karachi  Pakistan 24,000,000
8 Manila Manila  Philippines 23,100,000 incl. Caloocan, Quezon City
9 Mumbai Mumbai  India 23,000,000 incl. Bhiwandi, Kalyan, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Ulhasnagar, Vasai-Virar
10 Ciudad de México Mexico City  Mexico 22,500,000 incl. Nezahualcóyotl, Ecatepec, Naucalpan
11 New York New York  United States 21,900,000 incl. Bridgeport, Newark, New Haven
12 São Paulo São Paulo  Brazil 21,800,000 incl. Guarulhos
13 Beijing Beijing  China 20,700,000
14 Ōsaka Osaka  Japan 17,800,000 incl. Himeji, Kobe, Kyoto, Sakai
15 Los Angeles Los Angeles  United States 17,500,000 incl. Anaheim, Riverside
16 Dhaka Dhaka  Bangladesh 17,300,000
17 Moskva Moscow  Russia 16,800,000
17 Lagos Lagos  Nigeria 16,800,000
19 Al-Qāhirah Cairo  Egypt 16,700,000 incl. Giza, Helwan, Shubra el-Kheima; see Greater Cairo
19 Krung Thep Bangkok  Thailand 16,700,000 incl. Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Samutprakan, Pathumthani
21 Kolkata Kolkata  India 15,900,000 incl. Howrah
21 Buenos Aires Buenos Aires  Argentina 15,900,000 incl. San Justo, La Plata
23 Istanbul Istanbul  Turkey 14,200,000
24 London London  United Kingdom 13,900,000
25 Tehran Tehran  Iran 13,600,000 incl. Karaj
26 Johannesburg Johannesburg  South Africa 13,200,000 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 Paris Paris  France 11,200,000
29 Tianjin Tianjin  China 11,200,000
30 Kinshasa Kinshasa  Democratic Republic of the Congo 10,500,000
31 Nagoya Nagoya  Japan 10,400,000
32 Bengaluru Bangalore  India 10,300,000
33 Lahore Lahore  Pakistan 9,950,000
33 Lima Lima  Peru 9,950,000
35 Chennai Chennai  India 9,900,000
36 Xiamen Xiamen  China 9,850,000 incl. Jinjiang, Quanzhou
37 Chicago Chicago  United States 9,800,000
38 Chengdu Chengdu  China 9,400,000 incl. Shuangliu
39 Bogotá Bogotá  Colombia 9,300,000
40 Taipei Taipei  Taiwan 9,000,000 incl. Taoyuan & most parts of New Taipei City (Xinbei)
41 Hyderābād Hyderabad  India 8,900,000
42 Washington Washington  United States 8,300,000 incl. Baltimore
43 Hangzhou Hangzhou  China 8,150,000 incl. Shaoxing
43 Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 8,150,000 incl. Biên Hòa
45 Wuhan Wuhan  China 7,950,000
45 Shantou Shantou  China 7,850,000 incl. Chaozhou, Jieyang, Puning
47 Shenyang Shenyang  China 7,600,000 incl. Fushun
48 San Francisco San Francisco  United States 7,550,000 incl. Concord, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Rosa
49 Ahmadābād Ahmedabad  India 7,350,000
49 Boston Boston  United States 7,350,000 incl. Providence
51 Philadelphia Philadelphia  United States 7,300,000 Allentown, Trenton
52 Hong Kong Hong Kong  Hong Kong 7,200,000 incl. Kowloon, Victoria
53 Toronto Toronto  Canada 7,050,000 incl. Hamilton
54 Chongqing Chongqing  China 6,950,000
54 Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 6,950,000 incl. Klang
54 Santiago Santiago  Chile 6,950,000
57 Singapore Singapore  Singapore 6,900,000 incl. Johor Bahru (Malaysia)
58 Baghdād Baghdad  Iraq 6,750,000
58 Nanjing Nanjing  China 6,750,000
60 Luanda Luanda  Angola 6,650,000
61 Ar-Riyād Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 6,550,000
61 Xi'an Xi'an  China 6,550,000 incl. Xianyang
63 Dallas Dallas  United States 6,500,000 incl. Fort Worth
64 Madrid Madrid  Spain 6,400,000
65 Houston Houston  United States 6,150,000
66 Miami Miami  United States 6,050,000 incl. Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach
67 Pune Pune  India 6,000,000 incl. Pimpri-Chinchwad
68 Bandung Bandung  Indonesia 5,900,000
69 Wenzhou Wenzhou  China 5,800,000
70 Detroit Detroit  United States 5,700,000 incl. Toledo, Windsor (Canada)
71 Qingdao Qingdao  China 5,650,000
72 Ruhrgebiet The Ruhr  Germany 5,600,000
72 Sūrat Surat  India 5,600,000
74 Al-Kharṭūm Khartoum  Sudan 5,500,000
75 Atlanta Atlanta  United States 5,450,000
76 Sankt-Peterburg St. Petersburg  Russia 5,400,000
77 Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam  Tanzania 5,200,000
78 Milano Milan  Italy 5,150,000
79 Al-Iskandariyah Alexandria  Egypt 5,100,000
79 Harbin Harbin  China 5,100,000
79 Nairobi Nairobi  Kenya 5,100,000
79 Yangon Yangon  Myanmar 5,100,000

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References[edit]

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  1. ^ Brinkhoff, Thomas. citypopulation.de "The Principal Agglomerations of the World" Check |url= value (help). City Population. Retrieved 8 April 2015.