Sep 01 2010

What is the largest city in the world?

Category: Society & Culture

Answer:

This data shows only the population and square miles within the city limits. It does not include the surrounding metro areas of each city.

  City – Country Population Square Miles
1 Shanghai, China 18,884,600 2,448.08
2 Karachi, Pakistan 14,531,605 1,361.78
3 Mumbai, India 13,830,884 169.00
4 Delhi, India 13,782,976 572.59
5 Istanbul, Turkey 12,782,960 2,062.95
6 São Paulo, Brazil 11,037,593 588.03
7 Moscow, Russia 10,563,000 417.38
8 Seoul, South Korea 10,464,051 233.68
9 Beijing, China 10,123,000 528.19
10 Lagos, Nigeria 9,113,605 384.80
11 Mexico City, Mexico 8,841,916 573.36
12 Tokyo, Japan 8,802,000 240.16
13 Kinshasa, DR Congo 8,754,000 778.38
14 Jakarta, Indonesia 8.523.023 251.12
15 New York City, USA 8,308,163 303.31

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