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
271. Sullana Peru 160,789
270. Coquimbo Chile 161,317
269. Criciúma Brazil 161,954
268. Dourados Brazil 162,202
267. La Rioja Argentina 162,620
266. Envigado Colombia 163,007
265. Nossa Senhora do Socorro Brazil 163,993
264. Barra Mansa Brazil 164,052
263. Lages Brazil 164,676
262. Tuluá Colombia 165,501
261. Ocumare del Tuy Venezuela 166,072
260. Arapiraca Brazil 166,562
259. Durán Ecuador 167,784
258. Ferraz de Vasconcelos Brazil 167,900
257. Araraquara Brazil 168,468
256. Araçatuba Brazil 170,024
255. Portoviejo Ecuador 170,326
254. Francisco Morato Brazil 171,790
253. Puerto Cabello Venezuela 174,000
252. Cotia Brazil 174,828
251. Passo Fundo Brazil 179,529
250. Dos Quebradas Colombia 179,583
249. Indaiatuba Brazil 179,911
248. Rio Claro Brazil 180,147
247. Guarenas Venezuela 181,612
246. Itaboraí Brazil 182,498
245. Cúa Venezuela 182,558
244. Manta Ecuador 183,166
243. San Luis Argentina 183,982
242. Arica Chile 185,999
241. Cachoeiro de Itapemirim Brazil 187,019
240. Rio Grande Brazil 187,838
239. Santa Bárbara d'Oeste Brazil 188,000
238. Camaçari Brazil 188,758
237. San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca Argentina 188,812
236. Santarém Brazil 189,047
235. Barrancabermeja Colombia 191,403
234. Guatire Venezuela 191,903
233. Maracanaú Brazil 193,529
232. Divinópolis Brazil 193,832
231. Petrolina Brazil 194,650
230. Coro Venezuela 195,227
229. Americana Brazil 196,022
228. Palmas Brazil 196,272
227. Talca Chile 197,479
226. Machala Ecuador 198,123
225. Capiatá Paraguay 198,553
224. São José Brazil 200,000
223. Santo Domingo de los Colorados Ecuador 200,421
222. Cabimas Venezuela 200,818
221. La Pintana Chile 201,178
220. Sete Lagoas Brazil 201,334
219. Itapevi Brazil 201,748
218. Mossoró Brazil 202,005
217. Hortolândia Brazil 203,533
216. São Carlos Brazil 205,035
215. Itabuna Brazil 205,660
214. Oruro Bolivia 208,684
213. São Leopoldo Brazil 209,229
212. Presidente Prudente Brazil 209,502
211. Marília Brazil 212,218
210. Rancagua Chile 212,695
209. Jacareí Brazil 213,110
208. Taboão da Serra Brazil 214,523
207. Mucumpiz Venezuela 215,259
206. Concepción Chile 215,413
205. Colombo Brazil 217,000
204. Imperatriz Brazil 218,106
203. Formosa Argentina 221,383
202. Embu Brazil 221,733
201. Paramaribo Suriname 223,757
200. Sucre Bolivia 224,838
199. Juazeiro do Norte Brazil 225,230
198. Iquique Chile 227,499
197. San Lorenzo Paraguay 227,876
196. Sumaré Brazil 227,977
195. Ipatinga Brazil 228,746
194. Disney Brazil 234,234
193. Georgetown Guyana 235,017
192. Boa Vista Brazil 235,150
191. Caruaru Brazil 235,371
190. Temuco Chile 238,129
189. Gravataí Brazil 238,778
188. Buenaventura Colombia 240,387
187. Neuquén Argentina 242,092
186. Santa Luzia Brazil 243,503
185. Baruta Venezuela 244,216
184. Juliaca Peru 245,675
183. San Cristóbal Venezuela 246,583
182. Ica Peru 246,844
181. Palmira Colombia 247,986
180. Santa Maria Brazil 249,219
179. Volta Redonda Brazil 249,580
178. Várzea Grande Brazil 249,752
177. San Bernardo Chile 249,858
176. Praia Grande Brazil 250,027
175. Governador Valadares Brazil 250,878
174. Taubaté Brazil 251,641
173. Barueri Brazil 251,994
172. Floridablanca Colombia 252,267