The world's largest cities
The hustle and bustle of urban life may appeal to you or not but there is something impressive about big cities. The constant buzz, remarkable architecture, street lights and neons by night appeal to many people, even if just for a few days city break.
If you are into this kind of trips, you may have wondered which city in the world is actually the biggest.
Classification depends on the main factor that we take into account. Typically, the cities are categorised according to their population count. However, the ratings may focus on the population density, administrative city area, metropolitan area etc.
Below you will find two lists of top 10 largest cities, based on the popultion number and city area.
|Largest cities by population|
|5. Seoul||South Korea||23,480,000|
|9. New York City||USA||20,630,000|
|Largest cities by area|
|City||Country||Area (square kilometres)|
Did you know?
The list of the largest cities is a subject to constant changes. Not long ago, in 2000, the 10 most populated cities were (in this order): Mexico, São Paulo, Tokyo, Calcutta, Greater Bombay, New York, Seoul, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Delhi.
Which big city do you think is worth visiting and why?