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
301. Calama Chile 143,084
302. Macaé Brazil 143,029
303. Ibirité Brazil 141,374
304. Lauro de Freitas Brazil 141,280
305. Potosí Bolivia 141,251
306. Paranaguá Brazil 141,013
307. Comodoro Rivadavia Argentina 140,850
308. Ayacucho Peru 140,033
309. Parnaíba Brazil 138,008
310. Itu Brazil 137,586
311. Castanhal Brazil 137,406
312. São Caetano do Sul Brazil 136,453
313. Osorno Chile 135,773
314. Queimados Brazil 135,741
315. Cajamarca Peru 135,000
316. Cartago Colombia 134,827
317. Valdivia Chile 133,419
318. Pindamonhangaba Brazil 132,218
319. Punto Fijo Venezuela 131,784
320. Sapucaia Brazil 130,937
321. Maicao Colombia 130,348
322. Florencia Colombia 130,337
323. Girardot Colombia 130,289
324. Quilpué Chile 130,263
325. Jaraguá do Sul Brazil 130,130
326. Copiapó Chile 129,280
327. Charallave Venezuela 129,182
328. Palo Negro Venezuela 128,875
329. Mogi Guaçu Brazil 128,865
330. San Nicolás de los Arroyos Argentina 127,742
331. Jequié Brazil 127,475
332. Sogamoso Colombia 126,551
333. Lambaré Paraguay 126,377
334. Itapetininga Brazil 126,243
335. Patos de Minas Brazil 126,234
336. Los Ángeles Chile 125,430
337. Bragança Paulista Brazil 125,096
338. Riobamba Ecuador 124,478
339. Timon Brazil 124,427
340. São José dos Pinhais Brazil 124,224
341. Teresópolis Brazil 123,979
342. Uruguaiana Brazil 123,480
343. Porto Seguro Brazil 123,173
344. Alagoinhas Brazil 122,688
345. Palhoça Brazil 122,423
346. Barbacena Brazil 122,211
347. Cachoeirinha Brazil 121,084
348. Fernando de la Mora Paraguay 120,167
349. Santa Rita Brazil 119,893
350. Quevedo Ecuador 119,436
351. Jaú Brazil 119,206
352. Cagua Venezuela 119,033
353. Cubatão Brazil 118,410
354. Buga Colombia 118,004
355. Loja Ecuador 117,796
356. Anaco Venezuela 117,596
357. Tunja Colombia 117,479
358. Punta Arenas Chile 117,430
359. Calabozo Venezuela 117,132
360. Pinhais Brazil 117,000
361. Simões Filho Brazil 116,662
362. Varginha Brazil 116,571
363. Puno Peru 116,552
364. Pouso Alegre Brazil 115,201
365. Botucatu Brazil 113,862
366. Jandira Brazil 113,605
367. Guanare Venezuela 112,286
368. Carúpano Venezuela 112,082
369. Ribeirão Pires Brazil 111,888
370. Conselheiro Lafaiete Brazil 111,596
371. Resende Brazil 111,514
372. Santa Rosa Argentina 111,424
373. Araucária Brazil 111,302
374. Atibaia Brazil 110,968
375. Várzea Paulista Brazil 110,936
376. Garanhuns Brazil 110,085
377. Araruama Brazil 109,637
378. Catanduva Brazil 109,612
379. Tumbes Peru 109,223
380. San Rafael Argentina 109,163
381. Franco da Rocha Brazil 108,858
382. Ibarra Ecuador 108,666
383. Girón Colombia 108,466
384. Cabo Frio Brazil 108,239
385. Araras Brazil 107,463
386. Poá Brazil 107,432
387. Vitória de Santo Antão Brazil 107,383
388. Apucarana Brazil 107,085
389. Ejido Venezuela 106,915
390. Catia La Mar Venezuela 106,822
391. Santa Cruz do Sul Brazil 106,113
392. Guaratinguetá Brazil 105,880
393. Mariara Venezuela 105,486
394. Linhares Brazil 105,075
395. Araguaína Brazil 105,019
396. Tandil Argentina 104,325
397. Lo Prado Chile 104,316
398. Esmeraldas Brazil 103,206
399. Curicó Chile 102,438
400. Birigui Brazil 102,277