Some of us live in big cities, some of us in smaller villages. Do you live or know anyone who lives in the one of the Top 10 most populated cities in the world. Here is the list of Top 10 Largest Cities In The World.
10. Guangzhou (China)
Guangzhou is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong in southern China. It is located along the Pearl River and is about 75 miles north-northwest of Hong Kong. It has been a major centre for manufacturing, transportation, and trading since long. This city is 10th largest city in the world with population of 14.04 million.
Population: 14.04 Million
9. Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural, and historic centre. This city has been an international favourite ever since its foundation in 660 BCE and holds an important position in the history of human civilization. Its commercial and historical centre lies on the European side and about a third of its population lives on the Asian side. This city is 9th largest city in the world with population of 14.8 million.
Population: 14.8 Million
8. Lagos (Nigeria)
Lagos is a city in the Nigerian state of the same name. This is the largest city not only in Nigeria but also in the whole of the African continent. Lagos is a major financial centre in Africa; the megacity has the highest GDP, and also houses one of the largest and busiest ports on the continent. This city is 8th largest city in the world with population of 21 million.
Population: 21 Million
7. Karachi (Pakistan)
Karachi is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh. it is the most populous city of the country. It is the main seaport of Pakistan, and also the most important manufacturing, financial, and commercial centre in the country. This city is 7th largest city in the world with population of 21.2 million.
Population: 21.2 Million
6. Beijing (China)
Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. Beijing is a city with profound history and it has been Chinese capital since Yuan dynasty. Beijing has been the political centre of the country for much of the past eight centuries. Beijing’s economy ranks among the most developed and prosperous in China. This city is 6th largest city in the world with population of 21.5 million.
Population: 21.5 Million
5. Delhi (India)
Delhi is the capital of India. Delhi might be a smaller city in size, compared to the other mega cities in the world, but with the sheer mass of people that call this city home, this city do take its place in the top five. it is the topmost productive metro area. It is also the second wealthiest city in the country after Mumbai. This city is 5th largest city in the world with of population 21.75 million.
Population: 21.75 Million
4. Shanghai (China)
Shanghai is the largest City in the most populated country in the world. It has been a global centre of trade since the 19th century, and today has the world’s busiest container port. The Shanghai stock exchange is also the third largest stock exchange in the world. This city is 4th largest city in the world with population of 24.15 million.
Population: 24.15 Million
3. Seoul (South Korea)
Seoul, the largest city in South Korea, is also the financial, commercial, and administrative capital of the country. Seoul is viewed as a main and rising worldwide city and Asia’s most bearable city due to its personal satisfaction and quick development in couple of decades. Seoul is the 4th most economically powerful city in the world, measured by GDP. This city is 3rd largest city in the world with population of 25.8 million.
Population: 25.8 Million
2. Jakarta (Indonesia)
Jakarta is the largest city in Indonesia, and is also the capital city of this country of islands. Jakarta is the center of economics, culture and politics of Indonesia. Over the last few decades, this city has undergone enormous growth, and has crossed many cities in terms of both population and economic growth. This city is 2nd largest city in the world with population of 28.3 million.
Population: 28.3 Million
1. Tokyo (Japan)
Tokyo is the largest megalopolis in the world. It is the commercial capital of Japan. The metropolitan area alone has 37 million people. In spite of its huge population, Tokyo has consistently held the first rank in categories such as ‘helpful locals’, ‘public transportation’ and ‘cleanliness’ by several renowned magazines. The city also shows to a great extent the unique characteristics of the Japanese culture. This city is the largest city in the world with population of 37 million.
Population: 37 Million