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 
366. Guatemala City  Guatemala 1,100,000
107. Athens  Greece 3,260,000
504. Thessaloniki  Greece 840,000
90. Accra  Ghana 3,600,000
236. Kumasi  Ghana 1,705,000
37. Essen-Düsseldorf  Germany 7,250,000
96. Berlin  Germany 3,450,000
169. Frankfurt  Germany 2,260,000
204. Cologne-Bonn  Germany 1,960,000
224. Hamburg  Germany 1,790,000
304. München  Germany 1,350,000
327. Stuttgart  Germany 1,250,000
405. Nuremberg  Germany 1,020,000
567. Hannover  Germany 725,000
605. Bremen  Germany 650,000
617. Dresden  Germany 640,000
654. Aachen  Germany 585,000
660. Mannheim  Germany 575,000
668. Leipzig  Germany 570,000
728. Saarbrücken  Germany 515,000
359. Tbilisi  Georgia 1,120,000
686. Libreville  Gabon 550,000
26. Paris  France 10,475,000
280. Lyon  France 1,470,000
282. Marseille-Aix-en-Provence  France 1,470,000
389. Lille  France 1,050,000
427. Nice  France 975,000
467. Toulouse  France 900,000
502. Bordeaux  France 840,000
671. Nantes  France 568,000
703. Toulon  France 543,000
726. Douai  France 519,000
358. Helsinki  Finland 1,120,000
119. Addis Ababa  Ethiopia 2,925,000
755. Asmara  Eritrea 500,000
262. San Salvador  El Salvador 1,570,000
12. Cairo  Egypt 16,250,000
71. Alexandria  Egypt 4,375,000
685. Port Said  Egypt 550,000
754. Suez  Egypt 500,000
137. Guayaquil  Ecuador 2,675,000
215. Quito  Ecuador 1,850,000
180. Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 2,175,000
753. Santiago de los Caballeros  Dominican Republic 500,000
628. Djibouti  Djibouti 600,000
339. Copenhagen  Denmark 1,180,000
29. Kinshasa  Democratic Republic of the Congo 8,750,000
267. Lubumbashi  Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,540,000
475. Kananga  Democratic Republic of the Congo 875,000
518. Kisangani  Democratic Republic of the Congo 810,000
752. Kolwezi  Democratic Republic of the Congo 500,000
279. Mbuji-Mayi  Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,475,000
347. Prague  Czech Republic 1,150,000
186. Havana  Cuba 2,125,000
579. Zagreb  Croatia 700,000
76. Abidjan  Cote d'Ivoire 4,125,000
472. Yamoussoukro  Cote d'Ivoire 885,000
538. Bouaké  Cote d'Ivoire 775,000
283. San José  Costa Rica 1,460,000
31. Bogotá  Colombia 8,500,000
91. Medellín  Colombia 3,575,000
155. Cali  Colombia 2,375,000
216. Barranquilla  Colombia 1,850,000
377. Bucaramanga  Colombia 1,075,000
439. Cartagena  Colombia 950,000
751. Pereira  Colombia 500,000
554. Cúcuta  Colombia 750,000
10. Shanghai  China 18,400,000
14. Shenzhen  China 15,000,000
16. Beijing  China 13,545,000
21. Dongguan  China 12,000,000
23. Guangzhou-Foshan  China 11,710,000
42. Hong Kong  China 6,975,000
44. Chongqing  China 6,620,000
45. Tianjin  China 6,400,000
53. Wuhan  China 5,360,000
54. Shenyang  China 5,250,000
58. Chengdu  China 5,090,000
60. Hangzhou  China 5,030,000
75. Nanjing  China 4,170,000
78. Harbin  China 4,000,000
100. Dalian  China 3,380,000
108. Suzhou  China 3,250,000
110. Ningbo  China 3,150,000
111. Changchun  China 3,150,000
112. Kunming  China 3,150,000
118. Taiyuan  China 2,960,000
133. Wuxi  China 2,760,000
139. Nanchang  China 2,670,000
145. Qingdao  China 2,530,000
150. Fuzhou  China 2,430,000
152. Changsha  China 2,400,000
154. Jinan  China 2,380,000
158. Guiyang  China 2,330,000
166. Zhengzhou  China 2,295,000
168. Shijiazhuang  China 2,280,000
170. Quanzhou  China 2,250,000
174. Haikou  China 2,210,000
175. Baotou  China 2,200,000
176. Zhongshan  China 2,200,000