List of largest cities and second largest cities by country

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This is a list of the largest and second-largest cities by population in each country. If a territory or region of a certain country is listed, the name of the country is specified in parentheses immediately after the name of the territory.

Durrës, Albania
Oran, Algeria
Melbourne, Australia
Graz, Austria
Homel, Belarus
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Medellín, Colombia
Montreal, Canada
Split, Croatia
Quito, Ecuador
Alexandria, Egypt
Espoo, Finland
Hamburg, Germany
Thessaloniki, Greece
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Akureyri, Iceland
Delhi, India
Tel Aviv, Israel
Yokohama, Japan
Busan, South Korea
Kaunas, Lithuania
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Bergen, Norway
Cebu City, Philippines
Kraków, Poland
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Novi Sad, Serbia
Khartoum, Sudan
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Mwanza, Tanzania
Ankara, Turkey
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Los Angeles, United States
Hanoi, Vietnam
Aden, Yemen

Capital cities are in bold.

Country or territoryLargest citySecond largest citySource
A
 Abkhazia (Georgia)SukhumiGagra[1]
 AfghanistanKabulKandahar[citation needed]
United Kingdom Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK)Episkopi CantonmentAyios Nikolaos[citation needed]
 Åland Islands (Finland)MariehamnJomala[citation needed]
 AlbaniaTiranaDurrës[1]
 AlgeriaAlgiersOran[2]
 American Samoa (US)TafunaNu'uuli[3]
 AndorraAndorra la VellaLes Escaldes[4]
 AngolaLuandaCabinda[5]
 Anguilla (UK)North SideThe Valley[6]
 Antigua and BarbudaSt. John'sAll Saints[7]
 ArgentinaBuenos AiresCórdoba[8]
 ArmeniaYerevanGyumri[9]
 Aruba (Netherlands)OranjestadSint Nicolaas[10]
 AustraliaSydneyMelbourne[11]
 AustriaViennaGraz[12]
 AzerbaijanBakuGanja[13]
B
 BahamasNassauFreeport[14]
 BahrainManamaRiffa[15]
 BangladeshDhakaChittagong[16]
 BarbadosBridgetownSpeightstown[17]
 BelarusMinskHomel[18]
 BelgiumBrusselsAntwerp[19]
 BelizeBelize CitySan Ignacio[20]
 BeninCotonouAbomey-Calavi[21]
 Bermuda (UK)St. George'sHamilton[22]
 BhutanThimphuPhuntsholing[23]
 BoliviaSanta Cruz de la SierraEl Alto[24]
 Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoBanja Luka[25]
 BotswanaGaboroneFrancistown[26]
 BrazilSão PauloRio de Janeiro[27]
 BruneiBandar Seri BegawanKuala Belait[28]
 BulgariaSofiaVarna[29]
 Burkina FasoOuagadougouBobo-Dioulasso[30]
 BurundiBujumburaMuyiga[31]
C
 CambodiaPhnom PenhBattambang[32]
 CameroonDoualaYaoundé[33]
 CanadaTorontoMontreal[34]
 Cape VerdePraiaMindelo[35]
 Cayman Islands (UK)George TownWest Bay[36]
 Central African RepublicBanguiBimbo[37]
 ChadN'DjamenaMoundou[38]
 ChileSantiagoPuente Alto (city proper)
Concepción (metropolitan area)
[39]
[40]
 ChinaShanghaiBeijing[41]
 Christmas Island (Australia)Flying Fish CovePoon Saan
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)BantamWest Island
 ColombiaBogotáMedellín[42]
 ComorosMoroniMutsamudu[43]
 Congo, Democratic Republic of theKinshasaLubumbashi[44]
 Congo, Republic of theBrazzavillePointe-Noire[45]
 Cook Islands (New Zealand)AvaruaAmuri[46]
 Costa RicaSan JoséLimón[47]
 Côte d'IvoireAbidjanBouaké[48]
 CroatiaZagrebSplit[49]
 CubaHavanaSantiago de Cuba[50]
 Curaçao (Netherlands)WillemstadSint Michiel[51]
 CyprusNicosiaLimassol[52]
 Czech RepublicPragueBrno (city proper)
Ostrava (metropolitan area)
[53]
[54]
D
 DenmarkCopenhagenAarhus[55]
 DjiboutiDjiboutiAli Sabieh[56]
 DominicaRoseauCanefield[57]
 Dominican RepublicSanto DomingoSantiago de los Caballeros[58]
E
 East TimorDiliDare[59]
 EcuadorGuayaquilQuito[60]
 EgyptCairoAlexandria[61]
 El SalvadorSan SalvadorSanta Ana[62]
 Equatorial GuineaBataMalabo[63]
 EritreaAsmaraAssab[64]
 EstoniaTallinnTartu[65]
 EthiopiaAddis AbabaDire Dawa[66]
F
 Falkland Islands (UK)StanleyGoose Green[67]
 Faroe Islands (Denmark)TórshavnKlaksvík[68]
 FijiNasinuSuva[69]
 FinlandHelsinkiEspoo (city proper)
Tampere (metropolitan area)
[70]
[71]
 FranceParisMarseilles (city proper)
Lyon (metropolitan area)
[72]
[73]
 French Guiana (France)CayenneSaint-Laurent-du-Maroni[74]
 French Polynesia (France)PapeeteMahina[75]
G
 GabonLibrevillePort-Gentil[76]
 Gambia, TheSerekundaBrikama[77]
 GeorgiaTbilisiKutaisi[78]
 GermanyBerlinHamburg[79]
 GhanaAccraKumasi[80]
 Gibraltar (UK)Gibraltar is the only city[81]
 GreeceAthensThessaloniki[82]
 Greenland (Denmark)NuukSisimiut[83]
 GrenadaSt. George'sGouyave[84]
 Guam (US)TamuningMangilao[85]
 GuatemalaGuatemala CityQuetzaltenango[86]
 Guernsey (UK)Saint Peter PortVale[87]
 GuineaConakryGuéckédou[88]
 Guinea-BissauBissauGabú[89]
 GuyanaGeorgetownLinden[90]
H
 HaitiPort-au-PrinceGonaïves[91]
 HondurasTegucigalpaSan Pedro Sula[92]
 Hong Kong (China)KowloonVictoria[93]
 HungaryBudapestDebrecen[94]
I
 IcelandReykjavíkAkureyri[95]
 IndiaMumbai (City proper)
Delhi ( Metropolitan area)
Delhi (city proper)
Mumbai ( Metropolitan area)
[96]
 IndonesiaJakartaSurabaya[97]
[98]
 IranTehranMashhad[99]
[100]
 IraqBaghdadBasra[101]
 IrelandDublinCork[102]
 Isle of Man (UK)DouglasOnchan[103]
 IsraelJerusalem (if East Jerusalem is included)Tel Aviv[104]
[105]
 ItalyRomeMilan[106]
[107]
J
 JamaicaKingstonSpanish Town[108]
 JapanTokyoYokohama (City proper)
Osaka (metropolitan area)
[109]
[110]
 Jersey (UK)Saint HelierSaint Saviour[111]
 JordanAmmanZarqa[112]
K
 KazakhstanAlmatyAstana[113]
 KenyaNairobiMombasa[114]
 KiribatiBairikiTaburao[115]
 Korea, NorthPyongyangHamhung[116]
 Korea, SouthSeoulBusan[117]
 KosovoPristinaPrizren[118]
 KuwaitKuwait CityAl Jahra[119]
 KyrgyzstanBishkekOsh[120]
L
 LaosVientianePakxe[121]
 LatviaRigaDaugavpils[122]
 LebanonBeirutTripoli[123]
 LesothoMaseruHlotse[124]
 LiberiaMonroviaGbarnga[125]
 LibyaTripoliBenghazi[126]
 LiechtensteinSchaanVaduz[127]
 LithuaniaVilniusKaunas[128]
 LuxembourgLuxembourg CityEsch-sur-Alzette[129]
M
 MacedoniaSkopjeBitola[130]
 MadagascarAntananarivoToamasina[131]
 MalawiLilongweBlantyre[132]
 MalaysiaKuala LumpurJohor Bahru (city proper)
George Town (metropolitan area)
 MaldivesMaléAddu City[133]
 MaliBamakoSikasso[134]
 MaltaBirkirkara (city proper)
Valletta (metropolitan area)
Mosta (city proper)[135]
[136]
 Marshall IslandsRitaEbeye[137]
 MauritaniaNouakchottKiffa[138]
 MauritiusPort LouisBeau Bassin-Rose Hill[139]
 Mayotte (France)MamoudzouDzaoudzi
 MexicoMexico CityGuadalajara[140]
 Federated States of MicronesiaWenoPalikir[141]
 MoldovaChişinăuTiraspol[142]
 MonacoMonte CarloLa Condamine[143]
 MongoliaUlan BatorErdenet[144]
 MontenegroPodgoricaNikšić[145]
 Montserrat (UK)Brades[2]Saint Peter's[146]
 MoroccoCasablancaRabat[147]
 MozambiqueMaputoNampula[148]
 MyanmarYangonMandalay[149]
N
 Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijan)StepanakertShusha
 NamibiaWindhoekRundu[150]
 NauruYarenDenigomudu
   NepalKathmanduPokhara[151]
 NetherlandsAmsterdamRotterdam[152]
[153]
 New Caledonia (France)Nouméa[154]
 New ZealandAucklandWellington[155]
 NicaraguaManaguaLeón[156]
 NigerNiameyZinder[157]
 NigeriaLagosIbadan[158]
 Niue (New Zealand)AlofiAvatele[159]
 Norfolk Island (Australia)Burnt PineKingston
 Northern Cyprus (Cyprus)NicosiaKyrenia
 Northern Mariana Islands (US)San Antonio[3]Garapan[3][160]
 NorwayOsloBergen[161]
O
 OmanMuscatSalalah[162]
P
 PakistanKarachiLahore[163]
 PalauKororAirai[164]
 Palestinian territories (Israel)GazaHebron (city proper)
East Jerusalem (metropolitan area)
[165]
[166]
 PanamaPanama CityDavid[167]
 Papua New GuineaPort MoresbyLae[168]
 ParaguayAsunciónCiudad del Este[169]
 PeruLimaArequipa[170]
 Philippines[4]Quezon City (city proper)
Metro Manila (metropolitan area)
Manila (city proper)
Metro Cebu (metropolitan area)
[171]
 Pitcairn Islands (UK)Adamstown is the only city
 PolandWarsawKraków[172]
[173]
 PortugalLisbonPorto[174]
 Puerto RicoSan JuanBayamón (city proper)
Ponce (metropolitan area)
[175]
[176]
Q
 QatarDohaAl Khor[177]
R
 RomaniaBucharestCluj-Napoca[178]
 RussiaMoscowSaint Petersburg[179]
 RwandaKigaliGitarama[180]
S
 Saint Barthélemy (France)GustaviaSt. Jean
 Saint Helena (UK)Half Tree HollowLongwood[181]
 Saint Kitts and NevisBasseterreCharlestown[182]
 Saint LuciaCastriesBexon[183]
 Saint Martin (France)MarigotRambaud
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)Saint-PierreMiquelon[184]
 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesKingstownGeorgetown[185]
 SamoaApiaVaitele[186]
 San MarinoDoganaBorgo Maggiore[187]
 São Tomé and PríncipeSão ToméTrindade[188]
 Saudi ArabiaRiyadhJeddah[189]
 SenegalDakarThiès[190]
 SerbiaBelgradeNovi Sad[191]
 SeychellesVictoriaAnse Etoile
 Sierra LeoneFreetownBo[192]
 SingaporeSingapore is a city-state.[193]
 Sint Maarten (Netherlands)Prince's QuarterCul De Sac[194]
 SlovakiaBratislavaKošice[195]
 SloveniaLjubljanaMaribor[196]
 Solomon IslandsHoniaraGizo[197]
 SomaliaMogadishuHargeisa
 Somaliland (Somalia)HargeisaBerbera
 South AfricaCape Town[5] (city proper)
Johannesburg (metropolitan area)
Durban (city proper)
Cape Town[5] (metropolitan area)
[198]
[199]
United Kingdom South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands (UK)King Edward PointGrytviken
 South Ossetia (Georgia)TskhinvaliAkhalgori
 South SudanJubaYei
 SpainMadridBarcelona[200]
 Sri LankaColomboDehiwala-Mount Lavinia (city proper)
Kandy (metropolitan area)
[201]
[202]
 SudanOmdurman (city proper)
Khartoum (metropolitan area)
Khartoum (city proper)
Port Sudan (metropolitan area)
[203]
[204]
 SurinameParamariboLelydorp[205]
 Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway)LongyearbyenBarentsburg[206]
 SwazilandManziniMbabane[207]
 SwedenStockholmGothenburg[208]
  SwitzerlandZürichGeneva[209]
 SyriaAleppoDamascus[210]
[211]
T
 TaiwanNew TaipeiKaohsiung[6]
[7]
 TajikistanDushanbeKhujand[212]
 TanzaniaDar es SalaamMwanza[213]
 ThailandBangkokSamut-Prakan city[214]
[215]
 TogoLoméSokodé[216]
 Tokelau (New Zealand)FakaofoAtafu[217]
 TongaNukuʻalofaMu'a[218]
 Transnistria (Moldova)TiraspolTighina
 Trinidad and TobagoChaguanasSan Fernando[219]
 TunisiaTunisSfax[220]
 TurkeyIstanbulAnkara[221]
 TurkmenistanAshgabatTürkmenabat[222]
 Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)Five CaysHonda Road[223]
 TuvaluVaiaku[8]Asau[224]
U
 UgandaKampalaGulu[225]
 UkraineKievKharkiv (city proper)
Donetsk (metropolitan area)
[226]
[227]
 United Arab EmiratesDubaiAbu Dhabi[228]
[229]
 United KingdomLondonBirmingham[230]
[231]
 United States of AmericaNew York CityLos Angeles[232]
 UruguayMontevideoSalto[233]
 UzbekistanTashkentNamangan[234]
V
 VanuatuPort VilaLuganville[235]
  Vatican CityVatican City is the only city[236]
 VenezuelaCaracasMaracaibo[237]
 VietnamHo Chi Minh CityHanoi[238]
 Virgin Islands, British (UK)Road TownSpanish Town
 Virgin Islands, United States (US)Charlotte AmalieAnna's Retreat
W
 Wallis and Futuna (France)Mata-UtuAlele[239]
 Western Sahara (Morocco)El AaiúnDakhla[240]
Y
 YemenSana'aAden[241]
Z
 ZambiaLusakaKitwe[242]
 ZimbabweHarareBulawayo[243]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sokhumi". Retrieved 2008-08-17. [dead link]
  2. ^ De facto capital. De jure capital is Plymouth.
  3. ^ a b Part of Saipan island, which is the capital of Northern Mariana Islands
  4. ^ The three largest cities, Quezon City, Manila and Caloocan, are in Metro Manila, the largest metropolitan area, and border each other. The largest city outside Metro Manila is Davao City.
  5. ^ a b One of three capital cities of South Africa
  6. ^ "民國99年12月戶口統計速報表(Chinese)". Republic of China (Taiwan) Ministry of Interior. Retrieved 2011-01-10. 
  7. ^ "Population for Township and District". Republic of China (Taiwan) Ministry of Interior. Retrieved 2011-01-04. 
  8. ^ Vaiaku is a part of Funafuti atoll, which is the capital of Tuvalu.