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Megacity of the world

04 Apr 2008 on learning

Megacity is defined as an urban area with population of more than 10 million people... and here are the top few city names...

  1. Tokyo, (36,197,000)
  2. New York City , (29,700,000)
  3. Mexico City (19,100,000)
  4. Karachi, Pakistan (18,600,000)
  5. Mumbai (18,100,000)
  6. Delhi, India (18,050,000)
  7. São Paulo, Brazil (17,900,000)
  8. Shanghai, China (17,600,000)
  9. Los Angeles, USA (17,500,000)
  10. Istanbul (17.8)
  11. Beijing (17,2)
  12. Kolkata (17.1)
  13. Dhaka (16.2)
  14. Cairo (15.6)
  15. Lagos (15.6)
  16. Buenos Aires (13,6)
  17. Manila (13.5)
  18. Lima (12.9)
  19. London (12.5)
  20. Paris (12.0)
  21. Rio de Janeiro (11.5)
  22. Tehran (10.2)
  23. Moscow (10.1)
  24. Bangkok (10.1)