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

6 January 2007: The tables rank cities with the largest land area and their surrounding urban areas by population. (The world's largest, irrespective of land area, cities and urban areas are ranked in the section urban) 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 (126 to 250)
Rank
City / Urban area
Country
Population
Land area
(in sqKm)
Density
(people per sqKm)
126
Nizhni Novgorod Russia
1,500,000
505
2,950
127
Phnom Penh Cambodia
1,500,000
518
2,900
128
Quito Ecuador
1,500,000
479
3,150
129
Leeds/Bradford UK
1,499,000
370
4,050
130
Goiania Brazil
1,475,000
479
3,100
131
Donetsk Ukraine
1,400,000
451
3,100
132
Stockholm Sweden
1,400,000
518
2,700
133
Virginia Beach USA
1,394,000
1,364
1,000
134
Sacramento USA
1,393,000
956
1,450
135
Kansas City USA
1,362,000
1,514
900
136
Marseille France
1,350,000
1,204
1,100
137
Turin Italy
1,350,000
500
2,700
138
Lyon France
1,349,000
954
1,400
139
San Antonio USA
1,328,000
1,056
1,250
140
Rotterdam Netherlands
1,325,000
531
2,500
141
Las Vegas USA
1,314,000
741
1,750
142
Milwaukee USA
1,309,000
1,261
1,050
143
Stuttgart Germany
1,250,000
414
3,000
144
Indianapolis USA
1,219,000
1,432
850
145
Glasgow UK
1,200,000
368
3,250
146
Lumumbashi Congo
1,200,000
427
2,800
147
Perth Australia
1,177,000
964
1,200
148
Providence USA
1,175,000
1,304
900
149
Orlando USA
1,157,000
1,174
1,000
150
Columbus USA
1,133,000
1,030
1,100
151
Dublin Ireland
1,075,000
365
2,950
152
Auckland New Zealand
1,050,000
531
2,000
153
Lille France
1,050,000
474
2,200
154
Porto Portugal
1,035,000
389
2,650
155
New Orleans USA
1,009,000
512
1,950
156
Adelaide Australia
1,002,000
729
1,350
157
Helsinki Finland
1,000,000
479
2,100
158
Buffalo USA
977,000
950
1,050
159
Memphis USA
972,000
1,036
950
160
Antwerp Belgium
915,000
596
1,550
161
Austin USA
902,000
824
1,100
162
Port Elizabeth South Africa
900,000
427
2,100
163
Bridgeport//Stamford USA
889,000
1,205
750
164
Nice France
889,000
721
1,250
165
Salt Lake City USA
888,000
598
1500
166
Jacksonville USA
882,000
1,063
850
167
Calgary Canada
879,000
702
1,250
168
Louisville USA
864,000
1,013
850
169
Hartford USA
852,000
1,216
700
170
Ottawa/Hull Canada
828,000
490
1,700
171
Richmond USA
819,000
1,131
700
172
Edmonton Canada
782,000
850
900
173
Toulouse France
761,000
808
950
174
Charlotte USA
759,000
1,126
650
175
Bordeaux France
754,000
1,057
700
176
Nashville USA
750,000
1,116
650
177
Oklahoma City USA
747,000
835
900
178
Tucson USA
720,000
755
950
179
Honolulu USA
718,000
399
1,800
180
Dayton USA
703,000
838
850
181
Rochester USA
694,000
764
900
182
El Paso USA
675,000
568
1,200
183
Birmingham USA
664,000
1,016
650
184
Quebec Canada
635,000
669
950
185
Omaha USA
627,000
586
1,050
186
Winnipeg Canada
627,000
446
1,400
187
Vereeniging South Africa
600,000
479
1,250
188
Albuquerque USA
598,000
580
1,050
189
Aachen Germany
585,000
401
1,450
190
Allentown/Bethlehem USA
576,000
750
750
191
Springfield USA
574,000
800
700
192
Akron USA
570,000
797
700
193
Albany USA
559,000
736
750
194
Sarasota//Bradenton USA
559,000
700
800
195
Tulsa USA
558,000
677
800
196
Concord USA
553,000
457
1,200
197
Abu Dhabi UAE
550,000
777
700
198
Nantes France
545,000
476
1,150
199
Raleigh USA
542,000
828
650
200
Grand Rapids USA
539,000
667
800
201
New Haven USA
531,000
739
700
202
McAllen USA
523,000
813
650
203
Toulon France
520,000
713
750
204
Douai/Lens France
519,000
489
1,050
205
Toledo USA
503,000
524
950
206
Baton Rouge USA
479,000
727
650
207
Colorado Springs USA
466,000
511
900
208
Worcester USA
430,000
648
650
209
Charleston USA
423,000
598
700
210
Gold Coast Australia
422,000
383
1,100
211
Wichita USA
422,000
465
900
212
Columbia USA
421,000
697
600
213
Knoxville USA
420,000
879
500
214
Ogden USA
418,000
466
900
215
Youngstown USA
417,000
591
700
216
Syracuse USA
402,000
465
850
217
Palm Bay USA
393,000
569
700
218
Scranton USA
385,000
411
950
219
Flint USA
365,000
599
600
220
Harrisburg USA
363,000
540
650
221
Little Rock USA
360,000
532
700
222
Valenciennes France
357,000
507
700
223
Poughkeepsie USA
352,000
686
500
224
Chattanooga USA
344,000
751
450
225
Augusta USA
336,000
600
550
226
Spokane USA
335,000
371
900
227
Cape Coral USA
330,000
497
650
228
Lancaster USA
324,000
517
650
229
Pensacola USA
324,000
568
550
230
Mobile USA
318,000
546
600
231
Greenville USA
302,000
587
500
232
St Catharines Canada
300,000
389
750
233
Aguadilla Puerto Rico
299,000
620
500
234
Winston/Salem USA
299,000
651
450
235
Tours France
298,000
421
700
236
Jackson USA
293,000
417
700
237
Durham USA
288,000
406
700
238
Fayetteville USA
276,000
433
650
239
South Bend USA
276,000
404
700
240
Shreveport USA
275,000
401
700
241
Port St Lucie USA
271,000
438
600
242
Canton USA
267,000
372
700
243
Bethune France
259,000
390
650
244
Avignon France
254,000
508
500
245
Barnstable Town USA
244,000
741
350
246
Asheville USA
222,000
536
400
247
Bonita Springs / Naples USA
221,000
389
550
248
Huntsville USA
213,000
407
500
249
Hickory USA
188,000
546
350
250
Pau France
181,000
450
400

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