South America - Top 100+ Cities by Population

Population data by city is the population of the city itself, not the metro area (for specific metro area data, see our ranking by metro area). Data is as of 2011 estimates.

Rank CityCountryPopulation
1,938. Augusto Corrêa Brazil 16,279
2,453. Auriflama Brazil 11,970
2,627. Aurora Brazil 10,757
2,789. Autazes Brazil 9,614
511. Avaré Brazil 81,285
1,477. Avellaneda Argentina 23,077
3,217. Aviá Terai Argentina 6,821
3,477. Ayabaca Peru 5,270
308. Ayacucho Peru 140,033
1,503. Ayapel Colombia 22,602
1,688. Ayaviri Peru 19,310
3,629. Ayna Peru 4,588
2,445. Ayolas Paraguay 12,061
2,265. Azángaro Peru 13,290
3,910. Azara Argentina 3,484
1,043. Azogues Ecuador 34,877
733. Azul Argentina 53,941
541. Babahoyo Ecuador 76,279
562. Bacabal Brazil 72,372
2,152. Bady Bassitt Brazil 14,214
2,315. Baependi Brazil 12,853
3,634. Bagadó Colombia 4,561
416. Bagé Brazil 98,940
1,618. Bagua Grande Peru 20,382
158. Bahía Blanca Argentina 276,546
996. Bahía de Caráquez Ecuador 37,056
2,412. Baião Brazil 12,316
3,091. Baixa Grande Brazil 7,534
1,691. Baixo Guandu Brazil 19,292
2,428. Baláo Ecuador 12,205
4,210. Balboa Colombia 2,302
3,304. Balboa Colombia 6,272
3,419. Balnearia Argentina 5,585
794. Balneário Camboriú Brazil 49,100
594. Balsas Brazil 68,056
4,144. Baltasar Brum Uruguay 2,517
945. Balzar Ecuador 40,115
2,260. Bambamarca Peru 13,351
1,721. Bambuí Brazil 18,840
3,124. Bananeiras Brazil 7,371
1,201. Bandeirantes Brazil 29,494
2,805. Baños Ecuador 9,501
874. Baranoa Colombia 44,078
1,518. Barão de Cocais Brazil 22,387
3,680. Barão de Melgaço Brazil 4,353
2,164. Baraúna Brazil 14,112
3,667. Baraya Colombia 4,402
346. Barbacena Brazil 122,211
3,077. Barbacoas Colombia 7,633
1,075. Barbalha Brazil 33,943
1,896. Barbosa Colombia 16,707
1,620. Barbosa Colombia 20,372
1,189. Barcarena Brazil 29,871
85. Barcelona Venezuela 424,795
3,128. Barcelos Brazil 7,353
3,727. Barichara Colombia 4,149
1,056. Barinitas Venezuela 34,397
1,219. Bariri Brazil 28,801
43. Barquisimeto Venezuela 809,490
1,596. Barra Brazil 20,894
994. Barra Bonita Brazil 37,246
2,355. Barra da Estiva Brazil 12,614
3,567. Barra de Carrasco Uruguay 4,824
2,724. Barra de Santo Antônio Brazil 10,057
1,600. Barra de São Francisco Brazil 20,743
1,149. Barra do Bugres Brazil 31,311
798. Barra do Corda Brazil 48,901
753. Barra do Garças Brazil 52,398
473. Barra do Piraí Brazil 87,668
1,230. Barra dos Coqueiros Brazil 28,586
264. Barra Mansa Brazil 164,052
1,818. Barra Velha Brazil 17,665
3,380. Barranca Peru 5,779
838. Barranca Peru 46,290
4,598. Barranca de Upía Colombia 1,177
235. Barrancabermeja Colombia 191,403
4,633. Barrancas Argentina 1,098
1,840. Barrancas Colombia 17,350
3,349. Barranco de Loba Colombia 5,933
773. Barranqueras Argentina 50,823
25. Barranquilla Colombia 1,380,425
1,558. Barras Brazil 21,597
275. Barreiras Brazil 158,292
2,547. Barreirinha Brazil 11,257
1,834. Barreirinhas Brazil 17,437
1,786. Barreiro do Jaíba Brazil 18,167
1,026. Barreiros Brazil 35,565
402. Barretos Brazil 101,220
1,300. Barrinha Brazil 26,981
2,512. Barro Brazil 11,519
3,076. Barro Alto Brazil 7,633
2,159. Barro Alto Brazil 14,172
2,392. Barroquinha Brazil 12,410
1,872. Barroso Brazil 16,975
2,569. Bartica Guyana 11,157
173. Barueri Brazil 251,994
185. Baruta Venezuela 244,216
3,860. Basail Argentina 3,652
1,816. Bastos Brazil 17,680
3,129. Bataiporã Brazil 7,346