Largest Cities in the World (2022)

on 18 April 2022


The largest city by population using the metropolitan area
2022 Rankings
Rank City Country Population
1 Tokyo Japan 37,274,000
2 Delhi India 32,066,000
3 Shanghai China 28,517,000
4 Dhaka Bangladesh 22,478,000
5 Sao Paulo Brazil 22,430,000
6 Mexico City Mexico 22,085,000
7 Cairo Egypt 21,750,000
8 Beijing China 21,333,000
9 Mumbai India 20,961,000
10 Osaka Japan 19,060,000
11 New York City United States 18,867,000
12 Chongqing China 16,875,000
13 Karachi Pakistan 16,840,000
14 Istanbul Turkey 15,636,000
15 Kinshasa Republic of Congo 15,628,000
16 Lagos Nigeria 15,388,000
17 Buenos Aires Argentina 15,370,000
18 Calcutta India 15,134,000
19 Manila Philippines 14,406,000
20 Tianjin China 14,012,000
21 Guangzhou, Guangdong China 13,965,000
22 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 13,634,000
23 Lahore Pakistan 13,542,000
24 Bangalore India 13,193,000
25 Shenzhen China 12,831,000
26 Moscow Russia 12,641,000
27 Los Angeles United States 12,488,000
28 Madras India 11,503,000
29 Bogota Colombia 11,344,000
30 Paris France 11,142,000
31 Jakarta Indonesia 11,075,000
32 Lima Peru 11,045,000
33 Bangkok Thailand 10,900,000
34 Hyderabad India 10,534,000
35 Seoul South Korea 9,976,000
36 Nagoya Japan 9,572,000
37 Chengdu China 9,479,000
38 Nanjing, Jiangsu China 9,429,000
39 Tehran Iran 9,382,000
40 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam 9,077,000
41 Luanda Angola 8,952,000
42 Chicago United States 8,901,000
43 Wuhan China 8,592,000
44 Xian, Shaanxi China 8,538,000
45 Ahmadabad India 8,450,000
46 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 8,420,000
47 Hangzhou China 8,045,000
48 Surat India 7,784,000
49 Suzhou, Jiangsu China 7,764,000
50 Hong Kong Hong Kong 7,643,000
51 Riyadh Saudi Arabia 7,538,000
52 Shenyang China 7,528,000
53 Baghdad Iraq 7,512,000
54 Dongguan China 7,512,000
55 Foshan China 7,497,000
56 Dar es Salaam Tanzania 7,405,000
57 Poona India 6,987,000
58 Santiago Chile 6,857,000
59 Madrid Spain 6,714,000
60 Haerbin China 6,666,000
61 Houston United States 6,603,000
62 Dallas-Fort Worth United States 6,488,000
63 Toronto Canada 6,313,000
64 Miami United States 6,215,000
65 Belo Horizonte Brazil 6,194,000
66 Khartoum Sudan 6,160,000
67 Johannesburg South Africa 6,065,000
68 Singapore Singapore 6,040,000
69 Atlanta United States 6,013,000
70 Dalian China 5,930,000
71 Qingdao China 5,865,000
72 Philadelphia United States 5,756,000
73 Zhengzhou China 5,690,000
74 Jinan, Shandong China 5,663,000
75 Barcelona Spain 5,658,000
76 Saint Petersburg Russia 5,536,000
77 Abidjan Cote dIvoire 5,516,000
78 Yangon Myanmar 5,514,000
79 Kitakyushu-Fukuoka Japan 5,503,000
80 Alexandria Egypt 5,484,000
81 Washington DC United States 5,434,000
82 Guadalajara Mexico 5,340,000
83 Ankara Turkey 5,310,000
84 Chittagong Bangladesh 5,253,000
85 Addis Ababa Ethiopia 5,228,000
86 Melbourne Australia 5,151,000
87 Nairobi Kenya 5,119,000
88 Ha Noi Vietnam 5,067,000
89 Sydney Australia 5,057,000
90 Monterrey Mexico 5,037,000
91 Changsha China 4,810,000
92 Brasilia Brazil 4,804,000
93 Cape Town South Africa 4,801,000
94 Jeddah Saudi Arabia 4,781,000
95 Wulumqi China 4,710,000
96 Kunming China 4,657,000
97 Phoenix United States 4,652,000
98 Changchun China 4,616,000
99 Hefei China 4,496,000
100 Shantou China 4,490,000
101 Xinbei Taiwan 4,471,000
102 Kabul Afghanistan 4,458,000
103 Ningbo China 4,405,000
104 Tel Aviv-Jaffa Israel 4,344,000
105 Yaounde Cameroon 4,337,000
106 Boston United States 4,327,000
107 Rome Italy 4,298,000
108 Shijiazhuang China 4,285,000
109 Montreal Canada 4,277,000
110 Recife Brazil 4,220,000
111 Kano Nigeria 4,219,000
112 Porto Alegre Brazil 4,185,000
113 Fortaleza Brazil 4,164,000
114 Jaipur India 4,107,000
115 Nanning China 4,086,000
116 Medellin Colombia 4,068,000
117 Taiyuan, Shanxi China 4,061,000
118 Ekurhuleni South Africa 4,045,000
119 Douala Cameroon 3,927,000
120 Calicut India 3,921,000
121 Salvador Brazil 3,920,000
122 Changzhou, Jiangsu China 3,869,000
123 Xiamen China 3,863,000
124 Lucknow India 3,854,000
125 Fuzhou, Fujian China 3,844,000
126 Casablanca Morocco 3,840,000
127 Wenzhou China 3,825,000
128 Nanchang China 3,818,000
129 Malappuram India 3,816,000
130 Curitiba Brazil 3,771,000
131 Ibadan Nigeria 3,756,000
132 Antananarivo Madagascar 3,700,000
133 Tangshan, Hebei China 3,693,000
134 Kampala Uganda 3,652,000
135 Abuja Nigeria 3,652,000
136 Kumasi Ghana 3,630,000
137 Faisalabad Pakistan 3,625,000
138 Bekasi Indonesia 3,622,000
139 Berlin Germany 3,571,000
140 Detroit United States 3,521,000
141 Guiyang China 3,496,000
142 Seattle United States 3,489,000
143 Busan South Korea 3,468,000
144 Santo Domingo Dominican Republic 3,458,000
145 Asuncion Paraguay 3,452,000
146 Campinas Brazil 3,385,000
147 Wuxi, Jiangsu China 3,376,000
148 Thrissur India 3,351,000
149 Dakar Senegal 3,326,000
150 Port Harcourt Nigeria 3,325,000
Last Updated: 23 May 2022
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