Population of Cities in Spain (2017)

2
Over 1 Million
88
100,000 to 1 Million
707
10,000 to 100,000

Spain is the 29th most populous country in the world, and in order to reach that ranking, it has quite a few major cities that have very large populations. The biggest city in Spain is Madrid, which has a population of over 3.2 million. The next largest city, Barcelona, has approximately half as many residents as Madrid, but at 1.6 million, this is still impressive for a city's population. These are the only two cities in Spain that have populations exceeding one million. However, that doesn't mean that there aren't other large cities in the country. There are 88 countries that have populations that fall between 100,000 and 1,000,000, and an impressive 707 cities with populations exceeding 10,000. These cities are spread among Spain's 50 provinces.

This developed country has a smaller rural population, with just 20% of residents living in the rural towns away from the larger cities and metro areas. Not only are urban areas expanding throughout the country but many people are relocating to the cities of Spain for a variety of reasons, whether it is for work or to experience all that this country has to offer. With many cities including Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia only growing in popularity as tourist destinations, cities are continuing to grow and expand to attract tourists and natives alike.

Spain has 2 cities with more than a million people, 88 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 707 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Spain is Madrid, with a population of 3,255,944 people.

Madrid

The capital city has the third largest GDP and the third largest metropolitan area in the EU.

3,255,944

Barcelona

This former Roman city is now a center of culture and one of the biggest tourist destinations in the EU.

1,621,537

Valencia

Valencia was founded in 138 BC, and its ancient monuments and cultural attractions make this a populat place to live and visit.

814,208

Sevilla

This city's famous landmarks include St. Mary of the See Cathedral, Torre del Oro and the Alcazar..

703,206

Zaragoza

More than half of the Aragonese population live in this city

674,317

Malaga

Malaga is approximately 2,800 years old, making it one of the oldest cities in the world..

568,305

Murcia

Murcia's history of agriculture has earned it to nickname of 'Europe's orchard.'

436,870

Palma

This city's growth has been encouraged by a boom in tourism.

401,270

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

The city was founded in 1478 and was once the de facto capital of the Canary Islands.

381,847

Bilbao

This service city is currently undergoing revitalization and infrastructure improvements as the population continues to grow.

354,860

Name 2017 Population
Madrid3,255,944
Barcelona1,621,537
Valencia814,208
Sevilla703,206
Zaragoza674,317
Malaga568,305
Murcia436,870
Palma401,270
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria381,847
Bilbao354,860
Alicante334,757
Cordoba328,428
Valladolid317,864
Vigo297,332
Gijon277,554
Eixample262,485
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat257,038
Latina256,644
Carabanchel253,678
A Coruna246,056
Puente de Vallecas244,151
Gasteiz / Vitoria235,661
Granada234,325
Elche230,112
Ciudad Lineal228,171
Oviedo224,005
Santa Cruz de Tenerife222,417
Sant Marti221,029
Fuencarral-El Pardo220,085
Badalona219,547
Cartagena211,996
Terrassa210,941
Jerez de la Frontera207,532
Sabadell206,493
Mostoles206,478
Alcala de Henares204,574
Pamplona198,491
Fuenlabrada197,836
Almeria188,810
Leganes186,066
San Sebastian185,357
Santander182,700
Castello de la Plana180,005
Burgos178,966
Sants-Montjuic177,636
Horta-Guinardo169,920
Albacete169,716
Alcorcon167,967
Getafe167,164
Nou Barris164,981
Hortaleza161,661
San Blas157,367
Salamanca155,619
Tetuan de las Victorias155,000
Logrono152,107
La Laguna150,661
City Center149,718
Huelva148,806
Arganzuela148,797
Badajoz148,334
Salamanca147,707
Chamberi145,934
Sant Andreu de Palomar142,598
Usera141,189
Tarragona140,323
Chamartin140,000
Sarria-Sant Gervasi140,000
Lleida135,919
Marbella134,623
Leon134,305
Villaverde126,802
Cadiz126,766
Retiro126,058
Dos Hermanas122,943
Mataro121,722
Gracia120,087
Santa Coloma de Gramenet119,717
Torrejon de Ardoz118,162
Jaen116,557
Moncloa-Aravaca116,531
Algeciras116,209
Parla115,611
Ciutat Vella111,290
Delicias110,520
Ourense107,742
Alcobendas107,514
Reus107,118
Moratalaz104,923
Torrevieja101,792
Telde100,015
Barakaldo98,460
Lugo96,678
San Fernando96,366
Girona96,188
Santiago de Compostela95,092
Caceres93,131
Lorca91,906
Coslada90,280
Talavera de la Reina88,856
El Puerto de Santa Maria87,696
Cornella de Llobregat86,519
Las Rozas de Madrid86,340
Orihuela86,164
Aviles84,242
El Ejido84,227
Guadalajara83,039
Roquetas de Mar82,665
Palencia82,651
Algorta82,624
les Corts82,588
Pozuelo de Alarcon82,428
Sant Boi de Llobregat82,428
Toledo82,291
Pontevedra81,576
Getxo80,770
Gandia80,020
Sant Cugat del Valles79,253
Ceuta78,674
Arona78,614
Torrent78,543
Chiclana de la Frontera77,293
Manresa76,558
San Sebastian de los Reyes75,912
Ferrol74,273
Velez-Malaga74,190
Ciudad Real74,014
Mijas73,787
Melilla73,460
Rubi72,987
Fuengirola71,482
Benidorm71,034
Alcala de Guadaira70,155
Ponferrada68,736
Vaciamadrid68,405
Majadahonda68,110
Campina67,904
Vicalvaro66,439
Zamora66,293
Sagunto66,070
Vilanova i la Geltru65,890
Sanlucar de Barrameda65,805
Estepona65,592
Torremolinos65,448
Villa de Vallecas65,162
La Linea de la Concepcion64,595
Molina de Segura64,065
Paterna64,023
Santa Lucia63,637
Viladecans63,489
El Prat de Llobregat63,418
Valdemoro62,750
Groa de Murviedro62,368
Castelldefels62,080
Alcoy61,552
Linares61,338
Irun60,951
Granollers60,658
Motril60,279
Santutxu60,000
Arrecife59,127
Benalmadena58,854
Cerdanyola del Valles58,747
Avila56,855
Segovia56,660
Merida56,395
Cuenca55,866
Torrelavega55,297
Elda55,168
Collado-Villalba55,027
Aranjuez54,055
San Vicent del Raspeig53,126
Mollet del Valles52,484
San Bartolome52,161
Huesca52,059
Puertollano51,842
Calvia51,774
Arganda51,489
Vila-real51,205
Pola de Siero51,181
Utrera50,665
Ibiza48,684
Portugalete48,105
Santurtzi46,978
Esplugues de Llobregat46,862
Gava45,994
Sama45,565
Antequera45,168
Alzira44,690
Denia44,464
Mieres44,070
Llefia43,827
Mislata43,756
Colmenar Viejo43,700
Pinto43,501
Barajas de Madrid43,423
Boadilla del Monte43,414
Figueres43,330
Adeje43,204
Sant Feliu de Llobregat42,919
Basauri42,657
Lucena42,248
La Orotava41,171
Plasencia41,148
Alcantarilla41,084
San Fernando de Henares40,981
Mairena del Aljarafe40,700
Manacor40,548
Ecija40,400
Puerto Real40,183
Blanes40,047
Granadilla de Abona39,993
Vic39,844
Soria39,528
Lloret de Mar39,363
Miranda de Ebro39,264
Andujar39,111
Igualada38,918
Errenteria38,767
Rincon de la Victoria38,666
Burjassot38,433
Vilafranca del Penedes38,425
Tomelloso38,095
Ontinyent37,735
Naron37,712
Vilagarcia de Arousa37,576
Los Realejos37,559
Ripollet37,088
Ronda36,827
Los Palacios y Villafranca36,824
Arucas36,259
Llucmajor36,078
Realejo Alto35,963
La Rinconada35,928
El Vendrell35,821
Don Benito35,791
Puerto del Rosario35,667
Ubeda35,649
Teruel35,396
Villena35,222
Mazarron35,221
Cieza35,200
Tortosa35,143
Alhaurin de la Torre35,114
Yecla35,025
Tudela34,717
Burriana34,565
Aguilas34,533
Villajoyosa33,797
Sant Adria de Besos33,761
Almendralejo33,588
Olot33,524
MeteOlot33,524
Montcada i Reixac33,453
Oleiros33,443
Marratxi33,348
Maspalomas33,000
Aranda de Duero32,928
Azuqueca de Henares32,744
Cambrils32,422
Puerto de la Cruz32,219
Sant Joan Despi32,030
Galapagar31,820
Santa Pola31,760
Castro-Urdiales31,670
Javea31,593
Torre-Pacheco31,495
San Javier31,432
Camargo31,404
Santa Eularia des Riu31,314
Arcos de la Frontera31,210
Valdepenas31,147
Barbera del Valles31,144
Carballo30,990
Hellin30,976
San Andres del Rabanedo30,906
Xirivella30,691
Alcazar de San Juan30,675
Manises30,508
Alaquas30,392
Oliver-Valdefierro30,228
Leioa30,079
Puente-Genil30,033
Redondela30,001
Pinar de Chamartin30,000
Puerto del Carmen30,000
Salt29,985
Aldaia29,914
Arteixo29,762
Calp29,666
Sestao29,476
Xativa29,386
Ingenio29,319
Inca29,308
San Roque29,249
Galdakao29,226
Totana29,211
Ciutadella29,160
Mao29,125
Aguimes28,924
Sueca28,908
Crevillente28,609
Rota28,516
Moron de la Frontera28,455
Oliva28,419
Sant Pere de Ribes28,353
Carmona28,344
Algemesi28,308
Vinaros28,273
Durango28,229
Culleredo28,227
Coria del Rio28,100
Sant Vicenc dels Horts27,701
Almunecar27,696
Sitges27,668
Ribeira27,518
Eibar27,419
Premia de Mar27,399
Novelda27,135
Catarroja27,035
Ames26,983
Martorell26,681
Benicarlo26,655
Salou26,649
Villarrobledo26,642
Nijar26,516
el Campello26,511
Villaviciosa de Odon26,475
Lebrija26,434
Caravaca26,415
Sant Andreu de la Barca26,401
Pineda de Mar26,203
Camas26,015
Marin25,969
Lepe25,886
Villanueva de la Serena25,838
Almozara25,767
Cangas25,748
Almansa25,727
Onda25,691
Jumilla25,685
Quart de Poblet25,499
Valls25,092
Santa Perpetua de Mogoda25,048
Almassora24,963
Iturrama24,846
Calahorra24,787
Martos24,655
Galdar24,405
Adra24,373
Candelaria24,319
Calafell24,265
Erandio24,262
Cullera24,121
Ibi24,113
Molins de Rei24,067
Icod de los Vinos24,024
Montilla23,840
Altea23,780
San Pedro del Pinatar23,738
Tacoronte23,562
Paiporta23,519
Priego de Cordoba23,513
Baza23,359
Alhaurin el Grande23,319
Olesa de Montserrat23,301
Cambre23,231
Ponteareas23,172
Castellar del Valles23,002
Barbate de Franco22,912
Castrillon22,894
Vicar22,853
Alcala la Real22,783
Tomares22,772
Lliria22,706
Zarautz22,627
Primer Ensanche22,538
Segundo Ensanche22,538
Muchamiel22,510
Mejorada del Campo22,488
Alboraya22,405
Palafrugell22,365
Los Barrios22,311
El Masnou22,288
Sant Josep de sa Talaia22,171
Ciempozuelos22,132
Baranain22,110
Arrasate / Mondragon22,064
Pilar de la Horadada22,050
La Oliva21,996
Sant Feliu de Guixols21,977
San Juan de Alicante21,939
Calatayud21,933
Moncada21,900
A Estrada21,880
Coin21,866
Esparreguera21,855
Sant Antoni de Portmany21,852
Nerja21,811
Almonte21,782
Torrelodones21,781