List of the largest cities by population

The largest cities in terms of population in the world. The list contains 200 cities with the largest number of inhabitants on Earth in 2020. Chongqing is considered the largest city by population in Earth.

# Name, city Population
1Flag of  China Chongqing29 914 086
2Flag of  China Shanghai24 150 055
3Flag of  China Beijing21 705 028
4Flag of  China Tianjin14 425 016
5Flag of  Nigeria Lagos13 123 030
6Flag of  China Nanyang12 010 079
7Flag of  India Mumbai11 978 460
8Flag of  Brazil Sao Paulo11 895 966
9Flag of  Russia Moscow11 514 356
10Flag of  Pakistan Karachi11 234 957
11Flag of  Turkey Istanbul10 895 269
12Flag of  China Baoding10 700 012
13Flag of  China Harbin10 636 067
14Flag of  China Shenzhen10 357 971
15Flag of  China Wuhan10 220 013
16Flag of  Indonesia Jakarta10 135 039
17Flag of  Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa10 076 150
18Flag of  South Korea Seoul10 063 226
19Flag of  China Guangzhou10 000 077
20Flag of  India New Delhi9 879 261
21Flag of  China Shijiazhuang9 600 077
22Flag of  China Xuzhou9 468 002
23Flag of  Japan Tokyo8 967 682
24Flag of  Bangladesh Dhaka8 906 137
25Flag of  Mexico Mexico8 800 054
26Flag of  China Hangzhou8 700 092
27Flag of  China Zhengzhou8 626 554
28Flag of  China Weifang8 500 088
29Flag of  Peru Lima8 486 923
30Flag of  China Fuyang8 360 001
31Flag of  China Ganzhou8 300 022
32Flag of  Thailand Bangkok8 280 981
33Flag of  United States of America (USA) New York8 244 954
34Flag of  United Kingdom London8 173 989
35Flag of  Egypt Cairo8 105 146
36Flag of  China Jining8 023 007
37Flag of  Colombia Bogota7 980 037
38Flag of  Vietnam Ho Chi Minh city7 955 035
39Flag of  Iran Tehran7 797 600
40Flag of  China Shenyang 7 760 036
41Flag of  China Zhumadian7 640 022
42Flag of  Myanmar Rangoon7 360 708
43Flag of  China XI'an7 270 035
44Flag of  China Hong Kong7 182 768
45Flag of  China Chengdu7 123 072
46Flag of  China Tangshan7 100 031
47Flag of  Iraq Baghdad7 055 263
48Flag of  China Shangqiu7 000 025
49Flag of  China Zhanjiang6 900 021
50Flag of  China Zunyi6 838 066
51Flag of  China Fuzhou6 830 012
52Flag of  China Changchun6 830 009
53Flag of  China Nanning6 825 009
54Flag of  Pakistan Lahore6 761 316
55Flag of  China Shaoyang6 739 096
56Flag of  China Dalian6 690 492
57Flag of  China Xinyang6 634 069
58Flag of  Brazil Rio de Janeiro6 453 771
59Flag of  Vietnam Hanoi 6 448 880
60Flag of  China Kunming6 250 076
61Flag of  China Qiqihar6 011 066
62Flag of  China Changde5 717 050
63Flag of  China Anqing5 590 074
64Flag of  India Bangalore5 438 133
65Flag of  China Yichun 5 400 038
66Flag of  China Huai'an5 340 020
67Flag of  Chile Santiago5 279 252
68Flag of  China Zhaotong5 252 067
69Flag of  China Anyang5 250 048
70Flag of  Saudi Arabia Riyadh5 188 288
71Flag of  Singapore Singapore5 183 800
72Flag of  Nigeria Ibadan5 175 224
73Flag of  China Yueyang5 158 080
74Flag of  China Guilin5 046 067
75Flag of  China Nanchang5 042 665
76Flag of  China Meizhou5 001 094
77Flag of  China Shantou4 972 011
78Flag of  China Mianyang4 945 089
79Flag of  China Hefei4 867 009
80Flag of  China Yuncheng4 860 040
81Flag of  Russia St. Petersburg4 848 817
82Flag of  China Kaifeng4 800 091
83Flag of  China Lianran4 790 012
84Flag of  Australia Sydney4 575 629
85Flag of  India Kolkata4 572 880
86Flag of  China Huaihua4 558 027
87Flag of  China Yibin4 456 081
88Flag of  South Africa Yohannesburg4 434 913
89Flag of  Egypt Alexandria4 388 254
90Flag of  China Chenzhou4 385 078
91Flag of  China Chifeng4 376 641
92Flag of  Tanzania Dar es Salaam4 364 585
93Flag of  Ivory Coast Abidjan4 351 137
94Flag of  China Zhangjiakou4 345 591
95Flag of  India Chennai4 343 686
96Flag of  China Neijiang4 238 047
97Flag of  Australia Melbourne4 077 068
98Flag of  China Yichang4 040 018
99Flag of  Taiwan Republic of China (ROC) Xinbei3 974 959
100Flag of  Turkey Ankara3 945 724
101Flag of  China Guiyang3 921 056
102Flag of  United States of America (USA) Los Angeles3 884 401
103Flag of  Nigeria Kano3 848 983
104Flag of  South Africa Capetown3 795 550
105Flag of  China Baoji3 738 758
106Flag of  South Africa Durban3 721 040
107Flag of  China Hanzhong3 700 054
108Flag of  Japan Yokohama3 681 338
109Flag of  India Hyderabad3 637 528
110Flag of  China Deyang3 636 076
111Flag of  China Liuzhou3 625 091
112Flag of  China Changsha3 617 047
113Flag of  China Chengde3 610 033
114Flag of  China Xiamen3 530 061
115Flag of  China Bengbu3 525 082
116Flag of  India Ahmedabad3 520 124
117Flag of  Ethiopia Addis Ababa3 480 304
118Flag of  Kenya Nairobi3 476 703
119Flag of  Egypt Giza3 438 423
120Flag of  Saudi Arabia Jeddah3 430 781
121Flag of  China Taiyuan3 398 004
122Flag of  South Korea Busan3 393 233
123Flag of  China Chaoyang3 370 092
124Flag of  Morocco Casablanca3 356 352
125Flag of  Dominican Republic Santo Domingo3 339 477
126Flag of  Algeria Algiers3 335 429
127Flag of  Germany Berlin3 326 011
128Flag of  China Lanzhou3 310 054
129Flag of  China The siping3 300 016
130Flag of  Iraq Ninewa3 270 481
131Flag of  North Korea Pyongyang3 255 336
132Flag of  China Jinan3 250 084
133Flag of  Greece Athens3 168 911
134Flag of  China Datong3 160 046
135Flag of  Spain Madrid3 155 436
136Flag of  China Shaoguan3 148 002
137Flag of  China Urumqi3 112 606
138Flag of  China Wuzhou3 101 096
139Flag of  China Tongliao3 094 667
140Flag of  Afghanistan Kabul3 071 416
141Flag of  Nepal Kathmandu3 008 490
142Flag of  China Jinzhou3 000 066
143Flag of  China Shanwei2 990 075
144Flag of  China Ankang2 930 098
145Flag of  Brazil Salvador2 902 955
146Flag of  China Nanping2 890 041
147Flag of  Ukraine Kiev2 888 490
148Flag of  Italy Rome2 870 555
149Flag of  Brazil Brasilia2 852 414
150Flag of  Indonesia Surabaya2 843 198
151Flag of  China Jingmen2 839 004
152Flag of  Sudan Omdurman2 805 401
153Flag of  China Mudanjiang2 790 005
154Flag of  Argentina Buenos Aires2 776 218
155Flag of  China Longyan 2 770 008
156Flag of  China Kaohsiung2 769 152
157Flag of  Taiwan Republic of China (ROC) Taichung2 759 902
158Flag of  China Qingdao2 755 575
159Flag of  China Rizhao2 720 058
160Flag of  Turkey Izmir2 699 807
161Flag of  Taiwan Republic of China (ROC) Taipei2 696 412
162Flag of  United States of America (USA) Chicago2 695 652
163Flag of  Sudan Khartoum2 682 446
164Flag of  Philippines Quezon-City2 679 521
165Flag of  Japan Osaka2 668 199
166Flag of  Angola Luanda2 644 396
167Flag of  Pakistan Faisalabad2 640 735
168Flag of  China Hohhot2 635 058
169Flag of  South Korea Incheon2 632 101
170Flag of  China Taipei2 612 660
171Flag of  Madagascar Antananarivo2 610 016
172Flag of  Bangladesh Chittagong2 592 497
173Flag of  Senegal Dakar2 583 036
174Flag of  Indonesia Bandung2 575 530
175Flag of  Yemen Sana2 575 440
176Flag of  Brazil Fortaleza2 571 915
177Flag of  India Kanpur2 551 353
178Flag of  Guatemala Guatemala city2 541 630
179Flag of  India Pune2 538 481
180Flag of  Iraq Basrah2 532 032
181Flag of  Nepal Butwal2 526 904
182Flag of  Indonesia Bekasi2 511 026
183Flag of  China Lishui2 510 089
184Flag of  Canada Toronto2 503 294
185Flag of  Brazil Belo Horizonte2 491 162
186Flag of  Colombia Medellin2 486 821
187Flag of  Nepal Hetauda2 466 200
188Flag of  India Surat2 433 885
189Flag of  South Korea Daegu2 431 822
190Flag of  Iran Mashad2 427 360
191Flag of  Nigeria Benin City2 406 709
192Flag of  China Dandong2 400 009
193Flag of  Colombia Cali2 394 876
194Flag of  China Yangjiang2 357 092
195Flag of  Romania Bucharest2 354 547
196Flag of  India Jaipur2 322 648
197Flag of  Ghana Accra2 291 405
198Flag of  Ecuador Guayaquil2 278 762
199Flag of  United Arab Emirates Dubai2 262 045
200Flag of  China Ear2 260 099
The site chislennost.com uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.

FAQ

⚡ Which city has the most population?

The largest population in Chongqing, China is 29,914,157 by 2021.