Major cities of the world

Major cities of the world

Map showing the location of the cities/urban agglomerations of the world with at least 5 million population. Source of the data is from wikipedia (see below) from year 2012, so please note that the information on this page might be outdated or incorrect.

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List of the cities shown on the map:

Name of City/Agglomeration Local name Country Appr. population
Tokyo 首都圏 Japan 36M
Delhi NCR দিল্লি জাতীয় রাজধানী অঞ্চল India 22M
Mexico City Ciudad de México Mexico 20M
New York City The Big Apple United States 20M
São Paulo São Paulo Brazil 19M
Shanghai 上海 China 19M
Mumbai मुंबई India 19M
Beijing 北京 China 15M
Dhaka ঢাকা Bangladesh 15M
Kolkata (Calcutta) কলকাতা India 15M
Karachi Sindhi: ڪراچي, Urdu: كراچى‎ Pakistan 13M
Buenos Aires Gran Buenos Aires Argentina 13M
Los Angeles LA United States 13M
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Brazil 11M
Manila Kalakhang Maynila Philippines 11M
Moscow Москва Russia 11M
Osaka 京阪神 Japan 11M
Cairo القاهرة (al-Qāhirah) Egypt 11M
Istanbul İstanbul Turkey 10M
Lagos Èkó Nigeria 10M
Paris Sindhi: ڪراچي, Urdu: كراچى‎ France 10M
Guangzhou 廣州 | 广州 China 10M
Shenzhen 深圳 China 10M
Seoul 서울 South Korea 9M
Chongqing 重慶 | 重庆 China 9M
Jakarta Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta Indonesia 9M
Chicago Slaughterhouse to the World United States 9M
Lima Lima Peru 8M
London London United Kingdom 8M
Wuhan 武漢 | 武汉 | Wǔhàn China 8M
Tianjin 天津 | Tiānjīn China 8M
Chennai சென்னை India 8M
Bogotá Bogotá, Distrito Capital Colombia 8M
Kinshasa Léopoldville (formerly) D R Congo 8M
Bengaluru ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು India 8M
Bangkok กรุงเทพมหานคร Thailand 8M
Hyderabad హైదరాబాదు India 7M
Lahore لاہور | لہور Pakistan 7M
Tehran تهران | Tehrān Iran 7M
Dongguan 東莞 | 东莞 | Dōngguǎn China 7M
Hong Kong 天津 | Tiānjīn China 7M
Madrid Madrid Spain 6M
Chengdu 成都 | Chéngdū China 6M
Ahmedabad અમદાવાદ India 6M
Foshan 佛山 | Fóshān India 6M
Ho Chi Minh City Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh Vietnam 6M
Miami Miami metropolitan area United States 5M
Santiago Santiago de Chile Chile 5M
Baghdad بغداد | Baġdād Iraq 5M
Philadelphia Delaware Valley United States 5M
Nanjing 南京 | Nánjīng China 7M
Harbin 哈爾濱 | 哈尔滨 | Hā'ěrbīn China 6M
Barcelona Nou Camp Spain 6M
Toronto અમદાવાદ Canada 6M
Shenyang 瀋陽 | 沈阳 | Shěnyáng China 6M
Belo Horizonte Belo Horizonte Brazil 6M
Riyadh الرياض | Ar Riyāḍ Saudi Arabia 5M
Hangzhou 杭州 | Hángzhōu China 5M
Dallas Texas Big D United States 5M
Singapore 新加坡共和国 | சிங்கப்பூர் Singapore 5M
Chittagong চট্টগ্রাম Bangladesh 6M
Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia United States 6M
Saint Petersburg Санкт-Петербург Russia 6M
Luanda Luanda Angola 6M
Houston Oil City United States 5M
Khartoum Khartoum Sudan 5M
Detroit Metro Detroit Canada 5M
Abidjan Abidjan Ivory Coast 5M

Source of data: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_urban_agglomerations_by_population_(United_Nations)

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