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 
8. Mexico City  Mexico 19,460,000
70. Guadalajara  Mexico 4,400,000
85. Monterrey  Mexico 3,875,000
165. Puebla  Mexico 2,300,000
247. Tijuana  Mexico 1,660,000
261. Toluca  Mexico 1,575,000
266. León  Mexico 1,550,000
295. Ciudad Juárez  Mexico 1,390,000
341. Torreón  Mexico 1,175,000
402. Querétaro  Mexico 1,025,000
403. San Luis Potosí  Mexico 1,025,000
417. Mérida  Mexico 1,000,000
450. Aguascalientes  Mexico 930,000
451. Mexicali  Mexico 930,000
499. Chihuahua  Mexico 840,000
500. Culiacán  Mexico 840,000
522. Saltillo  Mexico 800,000
537. Hermosillo  Mexico 780,000
557. Tampico  Mexico 750,000
591. Cuernavaca  Mexico 675,000
607. Morelia  Mexico 650,000
622. Villahermosa  Mexico 625,000
631. Acapulco  Mexico 600,000
632. Veracruz  Mexico 600,000
690. Cancún  Mexico 550,000
691. Tuxtla Gutiérrez  Mexico 550,000
737. Reynosa  Mexico 507,000
689. Nouakchott  Mauritania 550,000
238. Bamako  Mali 1,700,000
57. Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 5,100,000
621. Ipoh  Malaysia 625,000
271. Johor Bahru  Malaysia 1,500,000
286. Penang  Malaysia 1,450,000
482. Lilongwe  Malawi 870,000
491. Blantyre  Malawi 860,000
212. Antananarivo  Madagascar 1,875,000
688. Vilnius  Lithuania 550,000
361. Tripoli  Libya 1,110,000
630. Benghazi  Libya 600,000
511. Monrovia  Liberia 830,000
207. Beirut  Lebanon 1,940,000
556. Riga  Latvia 750,000
510. Vientiane  Laos 830,000
490. Bishkek  Kyrgyzstan 860,000
163. Kuwait  Kuwait 2,300,000
92. Nairobi  Kenya 3,520,000
414. Mombasa  Kenya 1,000,000
297. Almaty  Kazakhstan 1,380,000
717. Astana  Kazakhstan 525,000
767. Qaraghandy  Kazakhstan 500,000
734. Shymkent  Kazakhstan 510,000
161. Amman  Jordan 2,300,000
1. Tokyo-Yokohama  Japan 36,650,000
11. Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto  Japan 17,000,000
27. Nagoya  Japan 10,025,000
141. Sapporo  Japan 2,650,000
144. Fukuoka  Japan 2,550,000
200. Kitakyushu  Japan 2,000,000
309. Sendai  Japan 1,330,000
311. Hiroshima  Japan 1,325,000
420. Hamamatsu  Japan 1,000,000
430. Naha  Japan 970,000
526. Niigata  Japan 800,000
539. Otsu  Japan 775,000
575. Fuji  Japan 710,000
580. Shizuoka  Japan 700,000
590. Kumamoto  Japan 675,000
606. Okayama  Japan 650,000
662. Kanazawa  Japan 575,000
663. Nagano  Japan 575,000
705. Kagoshima  Japan 540,000
716. Matsuyama  Japan 525,000
764. Fukuyama  Japan 500,000
765. Mito  Japan 500,000
766. Utsunomiya  Japan 500,000
477. Kingston  Jamaica 875,000
73. Milan  Italy 4,200,000
134. Rome  Italy 2,750,000
476. Palermo  Italy 875,000
555. Florence  Italy 750,000
629. Genoa  Italy 600,000
763. Bologna  Italy 500,000
117. Napoli  Italy 3,000,000
305. Torino  Italy 1,350,000
106. Tel Aviv  Israel 3,270,000
394. Haifa  Israel 1,040,000
536. Jerusalem  Israel 780,000
369. Dublin  Ireland 1,100,000
48. Baghdad  Iraq 5,890,000
284. Mosul  Iraq 1,450,000
415. Erbil  Iraq 1,000,000
453. Al Basrah  Iraq 920,000
762. Kirkuk  Iraq 500,000
505. As Sulaymaniyah  Iraq 840,000
38. Tehran  Iran 7,225,000
159. Karaj  Iran 2,328,000
233. Esfahan  Iran 1,725,000
278. Tabriz  Iran 1,475,000
319. Shiraz  Iran 1,300,000
387. Ahvaz  Iran 1,050,000

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