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
2,624. Canarana Brazil 10,785
3,339. Cañasgordas Colombia 6,026
1,328. Canavieiras Brazil 26,375
3,928. Candarave Peru 3,415
4,221. Candelaria Argentina 2,269
2,593. Candelaria Argentina 11,039
2,042. Candelária Brazil 15,199
2,525. Candelaria Colombia 11,427
1,433. Candelaria Colombia 23,989
3,509. Cândido de Abreu Brazil 5,102
2,942. Cândido Mendes Brazil 8,613
1,246. Cândido Mota Brazil 28,144
1,087. Canela Brazil 33,528
1,665. Canelones Uruguay 19,698
1,631. Cañete Chile 20,158
1,715. Canguaretama Brazil 18,873
1,632. Canguçu Brazil 20,134
2,440. Canhotinho Brazil 12,074
892. Canindé Brazil 42,720
2,588. Canindé de São Francisco Brazil 11,052
120. Canoas Brazil 328,291
965. Canoinhas Brazil 38,862
3,611. Cantagallo Colombia 4,672
2,172. Cantagalo Brazil 14,019
2,975. Cantanhede Brazil 8,344
1,097. Cantaura Venezuela 33,040
2,492. Canto do Buriti Brazil 11,714
3,297. Canutama Brazil 6,320
821. Capanema Brazil 47,766
995. Capâo Bonito Brazil 37,206
1,021. Capão da Canoa Brazil 35,896
3,648. Caparrapí Colombia 4,477
3,290. Capayán Argentina 6,358
2,370. Capela Brazil 12,520
1,968. Capela Brazil 16,023
2,451. Capela do Alto Brazil 11,991
1,637. Capelinha Brazil 20,073
225. Capiatá Paraguay 198,553
3,890. Capiíbary Paraguay 3,537
2,874. Capilla del Monte Argentina 9,085
1,844. Capim Grosso Brazil 17,322
2,378. Capinópolis Brazil 12,486
3,494. Capinota Bolivia 5,157
1,438. Capinzal Brazil 23,795
3,365. Capioví Argentina 5,860
2,866. Capitán Bado Paraguay 9,114
1,292. Capitán Bermúdez Argentina 27,060
4,154. Capitán Miranda Paraguay 2,498
4,594. Capitán Pablo Lagerenza Paraguay 1,200
4,273. Capitán Solari Argentina 2,123
3,825. Capitanejo Colombia 3,791
1,106. Capitão Poço Brazil 32,704
1,028. Capivari Brazil 35,518
3,561. Capoeiras Brazil 4,861
3,030. Cáqueza Colombia 7,958
985. Caraballeda Venezuela 37,824
7. Caracas Venezuela 3,000,000
3,985. Caracolí Colombia 3,120
452. Caraguatatuba Brazil 90,843
3,954. Caraguatay Argentina 3,287
4,427. Caraguatay Paraguay 1,637
2,468. Carahue Chile 11,875
3,229. Caraí Brazil 6,750
4,002. Caramanta Colombia 3,044
2,249. Carambeí Brazil 13,465
1,902. Carandaí Brazil 16,657
1,368. Carangola Brazil 25,321
3,378. Carapeguá Paraguay 5,784
106. Carapicuíba Brazil 361,112
2,600. Carás Peru 10,926
654. Caratinga Brazil 60,066
1,799. Carauari Brazil 18,059
2,384. Caraúbas Brazil 12,462
4,159. Carayaó Paraguay 2,473
658. Carazinho Brazil 59,417
2,001. Carcarañá Argentina 15,619
4,561. Cardal Uruguay 1,291
3,599. Cardona Uruguay 4,712
2,642. Cardoso Brazil 10,556
3,237. Careiro da Várzea Brazil 6,659
1,605. Carepa Colombia 20,627
2,865. Carhuamayo Peru 9,122
3,517. Carhuaz Peru 5,044
1,884. Cariamanga Ecuador 16,862
3,851. Carianos Brazil 3,700
2,528. Carinhanha Brazil 11,407
2,688. Carira Brazil 10,275
3,437. Cariré Brazil 5,488
2,300. Caririaçu Brazil 12,971
4,483. Carlos Antonio López Paraguay 1,496
1,700. Carlos Barbosa Brazil 19,105
2,282. Carlos Chagas Brazil 13,206
4,657. Carlos Reyles Uruguay 1,036
4,311. Carlosama Colombia 2,010
1,877. Carmelo Uruguay 16,921
3,405. Carmen de Apicalá Colombia 5,640
4,336. Carmen de Carupa Colombia 1,928
1,579. Carmen de Viboral Colombia 21,152
3,713. Carmen del Paraná Paraguay 4,196
2,507. Carmo Brazil 11,555