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Most Cities by Country 2024

The estimated number of humans on the planet stands at around 7.6 billion. Both China and India have a billion citizens a piece.

With over 1.3 people, China is the most highly populated nation in the world. However, it isn't the largest city by size.

China has over 102 cities with a population of at least a million and another ten cities with communes with over ten million citizens.

Megacities were created in China to handle the increasing urban population, including Guangzhou (pop. 44,294,245), Shenzhen, Tianjin, Chongqing (pop. 25,165,500), Beijing (pop. 22,500,000), and Shanghai (pop. 35,965,403).

India is second in terms of country population and the seventh-largest country by land area.

Brazil is fifth in both land size and overall population. Two hundred fifty-eight million people live in Brazil, with almost 87% living in urban areas.

Although Brazil has over three hundred urban regions, only sixteen cities have over a million residents. The most highly populated city in Brazil is São Paulo (pop. 12,038,175), followed by Rio de Janeiro (pop. 6,498,837), Brasilia, Salvator, and Fortaleza.

Russia has fifteen cities with over one million citizens. Moscow (pop. 13 million) and Saint Petersburg (pop. 5.6 million are the largest cities in Russia by population.

Japan has 103 cities that makeup nearly 64 million of all its citizens. The most populated city in Japan is Tokyo at 9.7 million people, followed by Yokohama (pop. 3.7 million), Osaka (pop. 2,670,000), Nagoya (pop. 2,266,000), and Sapporo (pop.1,906,000).

Jakarta is the only megacity with over ten million residents.in Indonesia and is the fourteenth most populated city in the world. Other large cities in Indonesia include Surabaya (pop. 2.87 million), Bekasi (pop. 2.54 million), and Bandung (pop. 2.44 million).

Pakistan has ten cities with over a million people. Peshawar is the largest city in Pakistan, with over 2 million residents, followed by Multan (pop. 1.8 million) and Quetta (pop. 1 million).

  • Due to differences in various sources' criteria for what constitutes a city, country-to-country comparisons of the total number of 'cities' tend to be unreliable.
  • However, total cities above a certain population threshold or economic status is a more reliable indicator.

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Country
Cities 100K - 1M
Cities over 1M
India39640
China36065
United States30010
Brazil21315
Russia20112
Japan19113
Mexico1222
Indonesia12112
Germany973
United Kingdom951
Philippines886
Spain882
Nigeria807
Turkey766
Iran606
Pakistan598
Canada513
South Africa495
Poland461
Ukraine415
Algeria401
South Korea399
Venezuela394
France381
Colombia364
Egypt353
Malaysia352
Bangladesh333
Vietnam332
Argentina333
Italy312
Romania291
Chile261
DR Congo242
Morocco232
Netherlands23
Iraq225
Kazakhstan221
Cuba221
Peru211
Myanmar202
Saudi Arabia204
Thailand191
Sudan192
Uzbekistan161
Belarus161
Tanzania151
Israel15
Australia145
North Korea141
Ecuador142
Libya141
Mozambique131
Cameroon132
Hungary121
Ivory Coast111
Dominican Republic112
Sri Lanka10
Haiti101
New Zealand10
Ethiopia91
Afghanistan91
Ghana92
Sweden91
Austria91
Syria82
Guatemala8
Senegal81
Greece8
Portugal8
Zambia71
Benin7
Bolivia71
El Salvador7
Palestine7
Oman7
Kenya61
Angola61
Yemen61
Nepal61
Somalia61
Tunisia6
Belgium61
Bulgaria61
Finland6
Madagascar51
Zimbabwe51
Jordan51
Honduras5
United Arab Emirates51
Switzerland5
Nicaragua5
Serbia51
Paraguay51
Bosnia and Herzegovina5
Lithuania5
Niger4
Cambodia41
South Sudan4
Czech Republic41
Turkmenistan4
Norway4
Lebanon42
Kuwait4
Moldova4
Jamaica4
Malawi3
Chad3
Guinea32
Azerbaijan31
Togo3
Sierra Leone3
Denmark31
Panama3
Croatia3
Albania3
Mauritius3
Uganda21
Mali21
Tajikistan2
Kyrgyzstan2
Republic of the Congo22
Central African Republic2
Slovakia2
Ireland21
Georgia21
Armenia21
Qatar2
Gabon2
Latvia2
Equatorial Guinea2
Estonia2
Cyprus2
Burkina Faso11
Rwanda1
Burundi1
Papua New Guinea1
Laos1
Liberia1
Costa Rica1
Mauritania1
Eritrea1
Mongolia1
Gambia1
Botswana1
Namibia1
Lesotho1
Slovenia1
North Macedonia1
Bahrain1
Eswatini1
Djibouti1
Guyana1
Suriname1
Montenegro1
Cape Verde1
Maldives1
Bahamas1
Iceland1
Singapore1
Uruguay1
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  24. Cities in Brazil by Population - Wiki
  25. Cities and Towns in Bulgaria - Wiki
  26. Cities in Burkina Faso - SimpleMaps
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  28. Cities and Towns in Cape Verde - Wiki
  29. Cities and Towns in Cambodia - Wiki
  30. Cities in Canada - Wiki
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  32. Cities in Chad - SimpleMaps
  33. Cities in Chile - Wiki
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  37. Cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Wiki
  38. Cities in Costa Rica - SimpleWikipedia
  39. Cities and Towns in Croatia - Wiki
  40. Cities in Cuba - Wiki
  41. Cities, Towns, and Villages in Cyprus - Wiki
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  43. Cities in Denmark - SimpleWikipedia
  44. Cities in Djibouti - SimpleMaps
  45. Cities in the Dominican Republic - Wiki
  46. Cities in Ecuador - Wiki
  47. Cities in DR Congo- SimpleWikipedia
  48. Cities in El Salvador - Wiki
  49. Cities in Equatorial Guinea - TravelMath
  50. Cities in Egypt - Wiki
  51. Cities in Eritrea - SimpleMaps
  52. Cities and Towns in Estonia - Wiki
  53. Urban Areas in Eswatini - Wiki
  54. Cities and Towns in Ethiopia - Wiki
  55. Cities and Towns in Fiji - Wiki
  56. Urban Areas in Finland by Population - Wiki
  57. Cities in France - SimpleWikipedia
  58. Cities in Gabon - SimpleWikipedia
  59. Cities in The Gambia - SimpleMaps
  60. Municipalities in Georgia (U.S. state) - Wiki
  61. Cities and Towns in Germany - Wiki
  62. Cities in Ghana - Wiki
  63. Cities in Greece - SimpleWikipedia
  64. Places in Guatemala - Wiki
  65. Cities in Guinea - SimpleMaps
  66. Cities in Guinea-Bissau - SimpleMaps
  67. Cities and Towns in Guyana - Wiki
  68. Cities in Haiti - SimpleMaps
  69. Vatican City - Wiki
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  71. City with County Rights - Wiki
  72. Localities of Iceland - Wiki
  73. List of Cities in India by Population - Wiki
  74. List of Indonesian Cities by Population - Wiki
  75. List of Cities in Iran by Province - Wiki
  76. List of Largest Cities of Iraq - Wiki
  77. City Status in Ireland - Wiki
  78. List of Cities in Israel - Wiki
  79. List of Cities in Italy - Wiki
  80. List of Cities and Towns in Jamaica - Wiki
  81. List of Cities in Japan - Wiki
  82. List of Cities in Jordan - Wiki
  83. List of Cities in Kazakhstan - Wiki
  84. List of Cities and Towns in Kenya by Population - Wiki
  85. Cities in Kiribati - SimpleMaps
  86. Cities in Kuwait - SimpleMaps
  87. List of Cities in Kyrgyzstan - Wiki
  88. List of Cities in Laos - Wiki
  89. List of Cities and Towns in Latvia - Wiki
  90. List of Cities in Lebanon - SimpleWikipedia
  91. List of Cities in Lesotho - Wiki
  92. List of Cities in Liberia - Wiki
  93. List of Cities in Libya - SimpleWikipedia
  94. List of Cities in Lithuania - Wiki
  95. List of Cities in Luxembourg - SimpleWikipedia
  96. Cities in Madagascar - SimpleMaps
  97. Cities in Malawi - SimpleMaps
  98. List of Cities in Malaysia - Wiki
  99. Cities, Towns, and Villages in the Maldives - Wiki
  100. Cities in Mali - Wiki
  101. List of Cities in Malta - Wiki
  102. List of Cities in the Marshall Islands - Wiki
  103. List of Cities in Mauritania - SimpleWikipedia
  104. List of Places in Mauritius - Wiki
  105. List of Cities in Mexico - SimpleWikipedia
  106. Cities in Micronesia - SimpleMaps
  107. Cities in Moldova - SimpleWikipedia
  108. List of Cities in Monaco - City Clock
  109. Cities in Mongolia - SimpleMaps
  110. Municipalities of Montenegro - Wiki
  111. List of Cities in Morocco - Wiki
  112. Cities in Mozambique - SimpleMaps
  113. Cities in Myanmar - Wiki
  114. Cities in Namibia - Wiki
  115. Largest Cities in Nauru - GeoNames
  116. List of Cities in Nepal - SimpleWikipedia
  117. Cities in the Netherlands by Province - Wiki
  118. Cities in New Zealand - Wiki
  119. Cities in Nicaragua - TravelMath
  120. Nigerian Cities by Population - Wiki
  121. Cities in North Korea - Wiki
  122. Cities in North Macedonia - Wiki
  123. Cities in Norway - SimpleWikipedia
  124. Cities in Oman - Wiki
  125. Cities in Pakistan by Population - Wiki
  126. Cities, Towns, and Villages in Palau - Wiki
  127. Cities in Panama - Wiki
  128. Cities in Papua New Guinea - SimpleMaps
  129. Largest Cities and Towns in Paraguay by Population - Wiki
  130. Cities in Peru - Wiki
  131. Cities in the Philippines - Wiki
  132. Cities and Towns in Poland - Wiki
  133. Portugal Cities Database - Back4App
  134. Cities in Qatar - SimpleWikipedia
  135. Cities in Romania - SimpleWikipedia
  136. Cities and Towns in Russia by Population - Wiki
  137. Cities in Rwanda - Wiki
  138. Cities in Saint Kitts and Nevis - SimpleMaps
  139. Inhabited Places in Saint Lucia - Wiki
  140. Cities in Samoa - SimpleMaps
  141. Cities in San Marino - SimpleMaps
  142. Cities in Sao Tome and Principe - State.gov
  143. Cities and Towns in Saudi Arabia - Wiki
  144. Cities in Senegal - Wiki
  145. Cities in Serbia - Wiki
  146. List of Cities in Seychelles - Wiki
  147. Cities in Sierra Leone - TravelMath
  148. Cities in Singapore - Database.Earth
  149. Cities and Towns in Slovakia - Wiki
  150. Cities and Towns in Slovenia - Wiki
  151. Cities in Solomon Islands - SimpleMaps
  152. Cities in Somalia - Africapolis
  153. Cities in South Africa - SimpleMaps
  154. Cities in South Korea - Wiki
  155. Cities in South Sudan - Wiki
  156. Cities in Spain - Simple Maps
  157. Cities in Sri Lanka - SimpleWikipedia
  158. Cities in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - SimpleMaps
  159. Cities Administered by the Palestinian Authority - Wiki
  160. Cities in Sudan - SimpleMaps
  161. Cities in Suriname - SimpleMaps
  162. Cities in Sweden - Wiki
  163. Cities in Switzerland - Wiki%20in%20Switzerland.)
  164. Cities in Syria - Wiki
  165. Cities in Tajikistan - Wiki
  166. Cities in Tanzania - SimpleMaps
  167. Municipalities in Thailand - Wiki
  168. Cities in Togo - Wiki
  169. Towns and Cities in Tonga - TongaPocketGuide
  170. Cities in Trinidad and Tobago - Wiki
  171. Cities in Tunisia - Wiki
  172. Cities in Turkey - Turkey Travel
  173. Cities in Turkmenistan - Wiki
  174. Largest Cities in Tuvalu - GeoNames
  175. Cities in Uganda - SimpleMaps
  176. Cities in Ukraine - Wiki
  177. Cities in the United Arab Emirates - Wiki
  178. Cities in the United Kingdom - Wiki
  179. United States Cities by Population - Wiki
  180. Cities in Uruguay - Wiki
  181. Cities in Uzbekistan - Wiki
  182. Cities in Vanuatu - SimpleMaps
  183. Cities in Venezuela by Population - Wiki
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  185. Cities in Yemen - Wiki
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