World Urban Areas

This report contains data for all identified urban areas (agglomerations or urbanized areas) in the world with 500,000 or more population. A number of additional urban areas are also listed, including all urban areas over 100,000 in Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Ranking tables show ranking numbers only for urban areas of 500,000 and over. It is estimated that the urban areas with over 500,000 population account for 42 percent of the world’s urban population. All of the urban areas in the list account for 46 percent of the world’s urban population.

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