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A list of the most crowded places in the world. Dense population areas, areas with a lot of crowding and the world's most populous areas in the world. Cities with dense populations as well as highly crowded places on this list are sorted alphabetically, but you can sort by any column. People are packed like sardines here. This densest cities in the world list can be copied so you can start your own.

Where are the world's most densely populated places? Take a look here to find out that answer, you may be a bit surprised to learn where these people live.

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Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Japan

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Seoul is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Korea

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Mexico City is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Greater Mexico City, Mexico

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Delhi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
India

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Mumbai is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Maharashtra, India

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New York is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Contiguous United States, USA

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São Paulo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
São Paulo, Brazil

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Manila is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Metro Manila, Philippines

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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
California, USA

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Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
China

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Osaka is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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Calcutta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Calcutta Ohio, USA

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Karachi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Sindh, Pakistan

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Guangzhou is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Guangdong Province, China

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Jakarta is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Java, Indonesia

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Cairo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Greater Cairo, Egypt

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Buenos Aires is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

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Moscow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Europe

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Beijing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
China

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Dhaka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Dhaka District, Bangladesh

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Istanbul is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Marmara Region, Turkey

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Rio de Janeiro is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Tehran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Greater Tehran, Iran

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London is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Great Britain, United Kingdom

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Lagos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Africa

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Paris is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Île-de-France, France

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

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Shenzhen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Guangdong Province, China

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Wuhan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Hubei, China

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Lima is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The World's Most Densely Populated Places
Peru