10 Largest Cities in the World by Population | My Modern Met


By Samantha Pires on November 15, 2021

From left to right: Dhaka, Bangladesh; Tokyo, Japan; Osaka, Japan; Shanghai, China; Cairo, Egypt; Delhi, India; Beijing, China; and Mexico City, Mexico

Did your city make the list?

All over the world, people are migrating from rural or suburban areas to cities. Our urban areas today are larger than we have ever seen with the Tokyo metro area, the most populated city in the world, supporting a population of 37,435,191 million people (2021).  As we talk about the changing ways people live, it is important for us to understand who the biggest urban players are.

It is difficult to define the biggest cities in the world for a few reasons. Do you define a city based on population, geographic area, or a combination of the two? Should you include the other municipalities or suburbs of the city? What happens if different areas have differing opinions on what constitutes a city in the first place? As we count down the 10 biggest cities in the world, we look at overall population for each city’s metro area.

Read on to see which cities made the list! Plus, if you are still curious about the greatest feats of human engineering, urbanism, and architecture, be sure to test your knowledge of the tallest buildings in the world and the seven wonders of the world.[…]

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