Here are the list of The 10 largest cities in the world are as follow :
- Pearl River Delta (Hong Kong)
- Tokyo (Japan)
- Jakarta (Indonesia)
- Delhi (India)
- Seoul (South Korea)
- Cairo (Egypt)
- Mumbai / Bombay (India)
- Shanghai (China)
- Manila (Philippines)
- New York (United States)
With nearly 8 billion inhabitants, men have created ever-larger metropolises! Discover the 10 largest cities in the world!
Planet Earth now has nearly 8 billion inhabitants. All social, ethnic, racial, and even cultural origins combined. Such intermingling was at the origin of the formation of a new world where cities are the size of small states.
In this post we will introduce you to the 10 largest cities in the world!
Pearl River Delta (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong is a municipality that enjoys a special status in China. Not assimilated to the People’s Republic of China, not truly autonomous, this municipality houses within it the largest megalopolis in the world in terms of population, the Pearl River Delta. With a population precisely estimated at nearly 65,701,102 inhabitants for an urban area of 1,105 km² in area.
Represent the top largest cities,Among the main attractions of this city, we find in particular the Pearl River which also plays the role of natural border.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan, the most populous Japanese city but also the second largest city in the world. With an estimated population of 42,796,714 inhabitants for an area of 13,572 km².
Among the main attractions of this city we can notably mention the Skytree towers, the Senso-ji temple or the Tsukiji market.
Capital of Indonesia, the second largest Asian city, Jakarta is the third largest city in the world with an estimated population of 31,689,592 inhabitants over an area of 664 km².
Two mythical places are the most visited in the country, the Park with curiosities about Indonesia and the Istiqlal Mosque.
The second largest city in India administratively, Delhi is the fourth largest city in the world with a total metropolitan population of 26,454,086. For a total area estimated at 1,084 km².
The Jama Masjid Mosque and Humayun’s Tomb are two of hundreds of attractions popular with tourists.
Seoul (South Korea)
The city of Seoul is the capital of South Korea, the fifth largest city in Asia and the fifth largest city in the world. It has an estimated population of 25,525,184 and an area of 695 km².
In addition, three key places are the priority of tourists passing through this cosmopolitan and multicultural city: the historic Gyeongbokgung Palace, the village of Bukchon Hanok and the Lotte World water park.
The city of Cairo is the largest in Africa. The sixth largest city in the world with a population of 24,439,785 and an area of 3,085 km², the capital of Egypt has thousands of places of interest.
Mumbai / Bombay (India)
With a rich history and repeatedly the setting for fantasy movies and series in the past, the city of Mumbai is India’s second in terms of size and population, and the seventh-largest in the world. In particular, there are 24,337,933 inhabitants spread over an area of 603 km².
Some of the city’s top attractions include India Gate, Elephanta Caves and Chhatrapati Shivaji Station.
Shanghai is the largest city in the People’s Republic of China. With an estimated population of 24,256,800 for an area of 6,340 km².
Two places of interest attract the most tourists each year. This is the Pearl of the Orient, visible from the eponymous bay and Yuyuan Garden.
The capital of the Philippines is the ninth largest city in the world with a total population of 24,197,302 for a total urban area of 1,474 km².
Four places of interest are coveted by millions of visitors each year. These are Rizal Park, Fort Santiago, Manila Ocean Park and St. Augustine Church in Manila.
New York (United States)
New York is the largest city in America and also the largest in the Americas. With a population of 23,876,155 spread over an urban area of 783 km², the US city has hundreds of thousands of places of interest. Including the iconic Statue of Liberty or Time Square.
A cosmopolitan and equally multicultural city, New York is sometimes called the capital of the world