Top 20 Megacities of the world

Top 20 Megacities of the world by population


Scientists from the Joint Research Center (JRC) of the EU Commission have presented a new database on the world's megacities. Accordingly, there are now 470 million cities in the world.

Top 20 Megacities of the world by population


According to the analysis the region around the Chinese city of Guangzhou has the most inhabitants with more than 46 million. For the city alone Bangkok Thailand comes close with 14.9 million urban city population.



Guangzhou has the largest urban area with 46 million inhabitants.


Guangzhou Skyline




Cairo is the second largest city on the planet with almost 40 million inhabitant in the urban area.

Cairo City View

Jakarta Panorama

Jakarta Panorama



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