10 Largest Cities in the World

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  • Post last modified:August 23, 2021

Tokyo is the largest city in the world with a population of about 32 million. The World has thousands of cities and small towns becoming cities, because of population increase and modern civilization. Below is the ranking of the largest cities in the world on the population.

1. Tokyo

Tokyo is the largest city in the world and Japan it holds the population of 32,450,000 and covered area of 8,014 square kilometers with a Population density of 4,049 peoples per square km.

Tokyo
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2. Seoul

Seoul is the City in South Korea, has a population of 24.5 million, and is ranked as the second-largest metropolitan area in the world. It covers 8,014 squares Km in total area with 4,048 people per square km.

Seoul
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3. Shanghai

This City is the largest and hub of an economy in China, it is one of the largest cities in the world, this city contains many districts, towns, and sub-districts. The population of the city is 23,019,148, covers an area of 6,340 sq km with a population density of 3,600 people per sqr km.

Shanghai
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4. New York City

It is the largest metropolitan area in the United States and the city population is 22,085,649 as of 2010 on the Area of 30,670 sq km with a density of 720 people per sq km.

5. Mexico City

It is the 5th largest metropolitan area in the world and the most populous metropolitan area in the region of South and North America, the city has a population of 21,163,226, and covers an area of 7,346 square km with a population density of 2,784 per square km.

Mexico City
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6. Mumbai

This is the largest metropolitan area in India, has a population of 20,748,395 on the Area of 4,344 sq km with 4,764 people per sq km. The city comprises many Districts and Municipal Councils.

7. Sao Paulo

It is the largest city in Brazil and the 7th largest in the world by metropolitan area. The City covers 7,943 sq km with a population of 19,889,559 and a population density of 2,467 sq km.

São Paulo
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8. Jakarta

Jakarta is the largest city in Indonesia and the 8th largest in the world by metropolitan area and the city covers a total area of 5,100 with a density of 3,706 people per sq km, Total population is 18,900,000.

9. Delhi

Delhi is the Capital city of India and one of the largest cities in India with a population of 18,800,000, covers a Total Area of 3,182 sq km and a Population density of 5,845 people per sq km.

delhi
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10. Keihanshin

The City is a Japanese metropolitan area and this is the second most populated urban region after Tokyo the City has a population of 18,644,000 on a total area of 11,169 sq km with a population density of 1,669 people per sq km.

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