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The largest cities in the world

This Google map and the table below rank cities by city population and the same time also provide data on the size of metro areas.

The research of the largest cities in the world was carried out in 2012 and 2013. For the population data, Driving Directions and Maps consulted numerous national and international sources and in cases of large statistical inconsistencies elected to publish cautious averages.

In case if you are looking for an exact city, you may use the search form at the right-bottom of the map, or click next to the following part of the table. By clicking on the header of the table, you can also sort the results at your needs.