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Cities / Towns The Most Populous Cities of the World

Jenn Lindley
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List of Most Populous Cities of the World. Based on the latest census data, which differs for each country, but in all cases was gathered between 2005-2008. These are the most populated countries in the world.

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Mumbai is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Maharashtra, India

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São Paulo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
São Paulo, Brazil

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Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
China

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Moscow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Europe

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Seoul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Korea

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Delhi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
India

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Karachi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Sindh, Pakistan

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Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Marmara Region, Turkey

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Jakarta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Java, Indonesia

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Beijing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
China

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Mexico City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Greater Mexico City, Mexico

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Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Japan

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Shenzhen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Guangdong Province, China

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New York City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
New York, USA

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Tehran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Greater Tehran, Iran

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Cairo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Greater Cairo, Egypt

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London is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Great Britain, United Kingdom

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Bogotá is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Cundinamarca Department, Colombia

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Lima is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Peru

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Dhaka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Populous Cities of the World
Dhaka District, Bangladesh