11 Largest Cities in The World
Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and is located on the eastern side of the main island Honshū. The population of the special wards is over 8 million people, with the total population of the prefecture exceeding 12 million.
Mexico City - 8,84 million
Mexico City is the capital and largest city of Mexico. It is a major political, economic, cultural and financial centre of the country and Latin America, and considered as a global city (ranked 25th).
Beijing - 10.12 million
Beijing is the capital of China and also its second largest city, after Shanghai. It is situated on the northern tip of the rough triangular North China Plain. The Great Wall of China stretches along the northern part of Beijing Municipality, which is the greatest tourist attraction for the visitors coming to the city. Another attraction in the city is the ‘Forbidden City’, which is centrally located in Beijing. It is the ancient imperial palace of the emperors of China and is famed to be the world’s largest surviving palace complex. Being walled on all sides, the complex area was called the Imperial City.
Seoul - 10.45 million
Seoul, officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest city of South Korea. With a population of over 10 million, it is one of the world's largest cities. The Seoul National Capital Area, which includes the Incheon metropolis and most of Gyeonggi province, has 24.5 million inhabitants.
Moscow - 10.50 million
Moscow is the capital and the largest city of Russia. It is also the seventh largest city proper in the world, a megacity. The population of Moscow (as of 1 June 2009) is 10,524,400.
Sao Paulo - 11.03 million
São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and the world's 7th largest metropolitan area. With an estimated population of 11,037,593 residents within an area of 1,523 square kilometers, São Paulo is the most populous city in the Southern hemisphere.
Istanbul - 11.37 million
Located at the point, where the Golden Horn flows into the Bosporus, riding on two continents, Asia and Europe, Istanbul is considered one of the most famous and fascinating cities in the world - a great metropolis during the entire course of its ancient history.
Delhi - 12.25 million
Delhi, known locally as Dilli, and also by the official name National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is the largest metropolis by area and the second-largest metropolis by population in India. It is the eighth largest metropolis in the world by population with more than 12.25 million inhabitants.
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Karachi - 12.99 million
Karachi is the largest city, main seaport and the financial capital of Pakistan, and the capital of the province of Sindh. It is one of the largest cities in the world by population and the 20th largest metropolitan area in the world, in terms of metropolitan population.
Shanghai - 13.83 million
Shanghai is the largest city in China, and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, with over 20 million people.
Mumbai - 13.92 million
Mumbai , formerly Bombay, is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Mumbai ranks among the most populous cities in the world in terms of population, with a city proper having a population of approximately 14 million inhabitants, and along with the neighbouring cities of Navi Mumbai and Thane, an urban agglomeration with a population of around 19 million people.