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The largest cities in the world by
land area, population and density
Ranked by population density: 126 to 250

6 January 2007: The tables rank the cities with the largest land area and their surrounding urban areas by population density expressed in people per square kilometre. Most such agglomerations are economically, socially and culturally dominated by one city at their centre. Occasionally however, several cities of similar status and their suburbs make up an urban area.

THE LARGEST CITIES IN THE WORLD AND THEIR MAYORS 2010
Introduction
Cities by size: 1 to 150 | 151 to 300 | 301 to 450 | 451 to 550 |
Cities in alphabetical order: A to D | E to L | M to R | S to Z |
Cities by countries: A to D | E to L | M to R | S to Z |

LARGEST CITIES RANKED BY LAND AREA, POPULATION AND DENSITY
Introduction & methodology
Land area:
Cities ranked 1 to 125 | Cities ranked 126 to 250 |
Population:
Cities ranked 1 to 125 | Cities ranked 126 to 250 |
Population density:
Cities ranked 1 to 125 | Cities ranked 126 to 250 |

URBAN AND METRO AREAS
Largest urban and metropolitan areas:
In 2006 | In 2020 | Fastest growing | Alphabetical index |

CITIES
Core cities:
Largest core cities | Capital cities |

RICHEST CITIES BY GDP
Introduction | 150 richest cities in 2005 | 150 richest cities in 2020 | Europe's richest cities |

RICHEST CITIES BY PERSONAL EARNINGS
70 richest cities


Largest cities in the world ranked by population density (126 to 250)
Rank
City / Urban area
Country
Population
Land area
(in sqKm)
Density
(people per sqKm)
126
Chicago USA
8,308,000
5,498
1,500
127
Melbourne Australia
3,162,000
2,080
1,500
128
Salt Lake City USA
888,000
598
1,500
129
Aachen Germany
585,000
401
1,450
130
Sacramento USA
1,393,000
956
1,450
131
Lyon France
1,349,000
954
1,400
132
Phoenix/Mesa USA
2,907,000
2,069
1,400
133
Winnipeg Canada
627,000
446
1,400
134
Adelaide Australia
1,002,000
729
1,350
135
Riverside/San Bernardino USA
1,507,000
1,136
1,350
136
Portland USA
1,583,000
1,228
1,300
137
San Diego USA
2,674,000
2,026
1,300
138
Washington USA
3,934,000
2,996
1,300
139
Calgary Canada
879,000
702
1,250
140
Nice France
889,000
721
1,250
141
San Antonio USA
1,328,000
1,056
1,250
142
Vereeniging South Africa
600,000
479
1,250
143
Concord USA
553,000
457
1,200
144
Detroit USA
3,903,000
3,267
1,200
145
El Paso USA
675,000
568
1,200
146
Perth Australia
1,177,000
964
1,200
147
Baltimore USA
2,076,000
1,768
1,150
148
Dallas/Fort Worth USA
4,146,000
3,644
1,150
149
Houston USA
3,823,000
3,355
1,150
150
Nantes France
545,000
476
1,150
151
Austin USA
902,000
824
1,100
152
Columbus USA
1,133,000
1,030
1,100
153
Gold Coast Australia
422,000
383
1,100
154
Marseille France
1,350,000
1,204
1,100
155
Philadelphia USA
5,149,000
4,661
1,100
156
Seattle USA
2,712,000
2,470
1,100
157
Albuquerque USA
598,000
580
1,050
158
Buffalo USA
977,000
950
1,050
159
Cleveland USA
1,787,000
1,676
1,050
160
Douai/Lens France
519,000
489
1,050
161
Milwaukee USA
1,309,000
1,261
1,050
162
Minneapolis/St. Paul USA
2,389,000
2,316
1,050
163
Omaha USA
627,000
586
1,050
164
Orlando USA
1,157,000
1,174
1,000
165
Tampa/St Petersburg USA
2,062,000
2,078
1,000
166
Virginia Beach USA
1,394,000
1,364
1,000
167
Brisbane Australia
1,508,000
1,603
950
168
Memphis USA
972,000
1,036
950
169
Quebec Canada
635,000
669
950
170
San Juan Puerto Rico
2,217,000
2,309
950
171
Scranton USA
385,000
411
950
172
St. Louis USA
2,078,000
2,147
950
173
Toledo USA
503,000
524
950
174
Toulouse France
761,000
808
950
175
Tucson USA
720,000
755
950
176
Boston USA
4,032,000
4,497
900
177
Colorado Springs USA
466,000
511
900
178
Edmonton Canada
782,000
850
900
179
Kansas City USA
1,362,000
1,514
900
180
Ogden USA
418,000
466
900
181
Oklahoma City USA
747,000
835
900
182
Providence USA
1,175,000
1,304
900
183
Rochester USA
694,000
764
900
184
Spokane USA
335,000
371
900
185
Wichita USA
422,000
465
900
186
Cincinnati USA
1,503,000
1,740
850
187
Dayton USA
703,000
838
850
188
Indianapolis USA
1,219,000
1,432
850
189
Jacksonville USA
882,000
1,063
850
190
Louisville USA
864,000
1,013
850
191
Syracuse USA
402,000
465
850
192
Grand Rapids USA
539,000
667
800
193
Pittsburgh USA
1,753,000
2,208
800
194
Sarasota/Bradenton USA
559,000
700
800
195
Tulsa USA
558,000
677
800
196
Albany USA
559,000
736
750
197
Allentown/Bethlehem USA
576,000
750
750
198
Bridgeport/Stamford USA
889,000
1,205
750
199
St Catharines Canada
300,000
389
750
200
Toulon France
520,000
713
750
201
Abu Dhabi UAE
550,000
777
700
202
Akron USA
570,000
797
700
203
Atlanta USA
3,500,000
5,083
700
204
Bordeaux France
754,000
1,057
700
205
Canton USA
267,000
372
700
206
Charleston USA
423,000
598
700
207
Durham USA
288,000
406
700
208
Hartford USA
852,000
1,216
700
209
Jackson USA
293,000
417
700
210
Little Rock USA
360,000
532
700
211
New Haven USA
531,000
739
700
212
Palm Bay USA
393,000
569
700
213
Richmond USA
819,000
1,131
700
214
Shreveport USA
275,000
401
700
215
South Bend USA
276,000
404
700
216
Springfield USA
574,000
800
700
217
Tours France
298,000
421
700
218
Valenciennes France
357,000
507
700
219
Youngstown USA
417,000
591
700
220
Baton Rouge USA
479,000
727
650
221
Bethune France
259,000
390
650
222
Birmingham USA
664,000
1,016
650
223
Cape Coral USA
330,000
497
650
224
Charlotte USA
759,000
1,126
650
225
Fayetteville USA
276,000
433
650
226
Harrisburg USA
363,000
540
650
227
Lancaster USA
324,000
517
650
228
McAllen USA
523,000
813
650
229
Nashville USA
750,000
1,116
650
230
Raleigh USA
542,000
828
650
231
Worcester USA
430,000
648
650
232
Columbia USA
421,000
697
600
233
Flint USA
365,000
599
600
234
Mobile USA
318,000
546
600
235
Port St Lucie USA
271,000
438
600
236
Augusta USA
336,000
600
550
237
Bonita Springs / Naples USA
221,000
389
550
238
Pensacola USA
324,000
568
550
239
Aguadilla Puerto Rico
299,000
620
500
240
Avignon France
254,000
508
500
241
Greenville USA
302,000
587
500
242
Huntsville USA
213,000
407
500
243
Poughkeepsie USA
352,000
686
500
244
Knoxville USA
420,000
879
500
245
Chattanooga USA
344,000
751
450
246
Winston/Salem USA
299,000
651
450
247
Asheville USA
222,000
536
400
248
Pau France
181,000
450
400
249
Barnstable Town USA
244,000
741
350
250
Hickory USA
188,000
546
350

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