The World - Top 100+ Urban Areas by Population

Population data courtesy of the United Nations Statistics Division and is by urban area as defined by each member country (for specific city data, see our ranking by city). Data is as of 2010 estimates.

Rank  Urban Area  Country Population 
287. Kharkiv  Ukraine 1,450,000
371. Dnipropetrovsk  Ukraine 1,100,000
411. Odessa  Ukraine 1,010,000
432. Donetsk  Ukraine 970,000
543. Zaporizhzhya  Ukraine 775,000
561. L'viv  Ukraine 750,000
612. Kryvyy Rih  Ukraine 650,000
722. Luhans'k  Ukraine 525,000
789. Mariupol  Ukraine 500,000
255. Kampala  Uganda 1,600,000
645. Ashgabat  Turkmenistan 600,000
20. Istanbul  Turkey 12,739,000
81. Ankara  Turkey 3,910,000
135. Izmir  Turkey 2,720,000
259. Bursa  Turkey 1,590,000
302. Adana  Turkey 1,360,000
362. Gaziantep  Turkey 1,110,000
425. Konya  Turkey 980,000
501. Antalya  Turkey 840,000
592. Kayseri  Turkey 675,000
644. Mersin  Turkey 600,000
664. Diyarbakir  Turkey 575,000
669. Eskisehir  Turkey 570,000
187. Tunis  Tunisia 2,100,000
721. Port of Spain  Trinidad and Tobago 525,000
242. Lomé  Togo 1,670,000
788. Banjul  The Gambia 500,000
41. Bangkok  Thailand 6,980,000
413. Pattaya  Thailand 1,000,000
103. Dar es Salaam  Tanzania 3,350,000
700. Dushanbe  Tajikistan 550,000
32. Taipei  Taiwan 8,300,000
146. Taichung  Taiwan 2,500,000
147. Kaohsiung  Taiwan 2,500,000
365. Tainan  Taiwan 1,100,000
553. Tainan  Taiwan 750,000
611. Hsinchu  Taiwan 650,000
115. Aleppo  Syria 3,090,000
143. Damascus  Syria 2,600,000
682. Home  Syria 550,000
564. Zürich  Switzerland 735,000
729. Genève  Switzerland 515,000
326. Stockholm  Sweden 1,250,000
735. Göteborg  Sweden 510,000
55. Khartoum  Sudan 5,170,000
198. Colombo  Sri Lanka 2,000,000
63. Madrid  Spain 4,900,000
83. Barcelona  Spain 3,900,000
519. Valencia  Spain 810,000
559. Bilbao  Spain 750,000
560. Seville  Spain 750,000
582. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria  Spain 700,000
643. Málaga  Spain 600,000
786. Palma de Mallorca  Spain 500,000
787. Zaragoza  Spain 500,000
2. Seoul-Incheon  South Korea 22,500,000
376. Ulsan  South Korea 1,080,000
99. Pusan  South Korea 3,400,000
149. Taegu  South Korea 2,440,000
273. Daejeon  South Korea 1,500,000
281. Kwangju  South Korea 1,470,000
422. Changwon  South Korea 1,000,000
623. Chungju  South Korea 625,000
642. Jeonju  South Korea 600,000
784. Cheonan  South Korea 500,000
785. Hoko  South Korea 500,000
36. Johannesburg-East Rand  South Africa 7,275,000
98. Cape Town  South Africa 3,400,000
122. Durban  South Africa 2,880,000
156. Pretoria  South Africa 2,345,000
350. Vereeniging  South Africa 1,140,000
379. Port Elizabeth  South Africa 1,070,000
610. East London  South Africa 650,000
270. Mogadishu  Somalia 1,500,000
59. Singapore  Singapore 5,075,000
464. Freetown  Sierra Leone 900,000
372. Belgrade  Serbia 1,100,000
124. Dakar  Senegal 2,860,000
720. Touba  Senegal 525,000
64. Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 4,850,000
109. Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 3,230,000
277. Mecca  Saudi Arabia 1,480,000
368. Medina  Saudi Arabia 1,100,000
465. Ad Dammam  Saudi Arabia 900,000
783. Ta'if  Saudi Arabia 500,000
442. Kigali  Rwanda 940,000
17. Moscow  Russia 13,250,000
68. Saint Petersburg  Russia 4,560,000
291. Novosibirsk  Russia 1,400,000
306. Yekaterinburg  Russia 1,340,000
323. Nizhniy Novgorod  Russia 1,270,000
349. Kazan  Russia 1,140,000
360. Samara  Russia 1,120,000
363. Omsk  Russia 1,110,000
374. Chelyabinsk  Russia 1,090,000
396. Rostov  Russia 1,040,000
406. Ufa  Russia 1,020,000
428. Perm  Russia 975,000
431. Volgograd  Russia 970,000
436. Krasnoyarsk  Russia 960,000

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