World's Largest Cities

1. Tokyo-Yokohama, Japan - 33,200,000

2. New York, United States - 17,800,000

3. Sao Paulo, Brazil - 17,700,000

4. Seoul-Incheon, South Korea - 17,500,000

5. Mexico City, Mexico - 17,400,000

6. Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto, Japan - 16,425,000

7. Manila, Philippines - 14,750,000

8. Mumbai, India (formerly Bombay) - 14,350,000

9. Jakarta, Indonesia - 14,250,000

10. Lagos, Nigeria - 13,400,000

11. Kolkata, India (formerly Calcutta) - 12,700,000

12. Delhi, India - 12,300,000

13. Cairo, Egypt - 12,200,000

14. Los Angeles, United States - 11,789,000

15. Buenos Aires, Argentina - 11,200,000

16. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 10,800,000

17. Moscow, Russia - 10,500,000

18. Shanghai, China - 10,000,000

19. Karachi, Pakistan - 9,800,000

20. Paris, France - 9,645,000

21. Nagoya, Japan - 9,000,000 (tie)

© Hank Edmondson 2012