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
571. São Cristóvão Brazil 71,539
570. Bebedouro Brazil 71,862
569. Três Rios Brazil 71,944
568. Patrocínio Brazil 71,963
567. Colonia Mariano Roque Alonso Paraguay 72,008
566. Cruzeiro Brazil 72,022
565. Arujá Brazil 72,077
564. Caçapava Brazil 72,340
563. Venado Tuerto Argentina 72,340
562. Bacabal Brazil 72,372
561. Matão Brazil 72,468
560. João Monlevade Brazil 72,762
559. Paranavaí Brazil 72,848
558. Araure Venezuela 73,054
557. General Roca Argentina 73,212
556. Paysandú Uruguay 73,249
555. Aguachica Colombia 73,360
554. Chimbas Argentina 73,829
553. Santo Antônio de Jesus Brazil 73,957
552. Riberalta Bolivia 74,014
551. San Ramón de la Nueva Orán Argentina 74,059
550. Gobernador Gálvez Argentina 74,650
549. Cachoeira do Sul Brazil 74,694
548. Encarnación Paraguay 74,983
547. Cipolletti Argentina 75,078
546. Quibdó Colombia 75,104
545. Campo Mourão Brazil 75,401
544. Pará de Minas Brazil 75,786
543. La Libertad Ecuador 75,881
542. Sapiranga Brazil 76,051
541. Babahoyo Ecuador 76,279
540. Embu Guaçu Brazil 76,310
539. Tucuruí Brazil 76,337
538. São Sebastião Brazil 76,367
537. Santa Cruz do Capibaribe Brazil 76,450
536. Lorena Brazil 76,506
535. São João da Boa Vista Brazil 76,540
534. Jataí Brazil 76,547
533. Villa de Cura Venezuela 76,614
532. San Felipe Venezuela 76,766
531. São Mateus Brazil 77,117
530. Ovalle Chile 77,138
529. San Carlos Venezuela 77,192
528. Itaúna Brazil 77,400
527. São Bento do Sul Brazil 77,597
526. Ipiales Colombia 77,729
525. Abaetetuba Brazil 78,050
524. Mogi Mirim Brazil 78,244
523. São João del Rei Brazil 78,592
522. Gualeguaychú Argentina 78,676
521. Três Lagoas Brazil 78,712
520. San Fernando Apure Venezuela 78,779
519. Cerro de Pasco Peru 78,910
518. Ubatuba Brazil 79,007
517. Maricá Brazil 79,551
516. Itumbiara Brazil 79,582
515. El Cafetal Venezuela 80,029
514. Necochea Argentina 80,478
513. Leme Brazil 81,209
512. Formosa Brazil 81,232
511. Avaré Brazil 81,285
510. Lavras Brazil 81,472
509. Campana Argentina 81,612
508. Luján Argentina 81,749
507. Itajubá Brazil 81,870
506. Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña Argentina 81,879
505. La Dorada Colombia 81,950
504. Abreu e Lima Brazil 81,959
503. Tinaquillo Venezuela 82,145
502. Chiguayante Chile 82,545
501. San Martín Argentina 82,549
500. Araxá Brazil 82,595
499. Yacuiba Bolivia 82,803
498. Codó Brazil 83,288
497. Ocaña Colombia 83,511
496. Santana Brazil 83,927
495. La Santisima Trinidad Bolivia 84,259
494. Itaperuna Brazil 84,435
493. Sarandi Brazil 84,697
492. Esteio Brazil 84,902
491. Montelíbano Colombia 85,000
490. Junín Argentina 85,007
489. Ituiutaba Brazil 85,345
488. Paulo Afonso Brazil 85,350
487. San Antonio Chile 85,651
486. Río Gallegos Argentina 85,700
485. Olavarría Argentina 86,320
484. Piedecuesta Colombia 86,387
483. Apartadó Colombia 86,438
482. Igarassu Brazil 86,457
481. Tumaco Colombia 86,713
480. Huaraz Peru 86,934
479. La Victoria Venezuela 87,045
478. Porlamar Venezuela 87,120
477. Caieiras Brazil 87,188
476. Alegrete Brazil 87,236
475. Assis Brazil 87,471
474. Pergamino Argentina 87,652
473. Barra do Piraí Brazil 87,668
472. San Juan de los Morros Venezuela 87,739