Top 10 most populous cities in the world

The worlds population is said to be approximately 7.7 billion with China being the most populated with a population of 1.4 billion. India is the second most populated country with a population of 3.355 billion. With China as the most populated country in the world, there is no doubt that some of its cities like Shanghai, Beijing and Tianjin will make the list of the most populated cities in the world. Tokyo, Mosco and Karachi also made the list of most populated cities in the world. Below are top ten most populated cities in the world.

1. Chongqing

Chongqing is a city at the South Western municipal of China. It is located at the confluence of Yangtze and Jialing River. Chongqing make up 2.3% of Chinese population. Chongqing has a population of 30.2million.

2. Shanghai

Shanghai is a city in the central coast of China. Shanghai makes up 1.7% of Chinese population. Shanghai has a city population of approximately 24.2million

3. Beijing

Beijing is the capital city of China. Beijing makes up 1.3% of Chinese population. Beijing has a city population of 21.7 million

4. Lagos

Lagos is located in the South Western region of Nigeria. Lagos is the most populated city in Nigeria. Lagos make up 9.7% of Nigeria’s population. Lagos has an average population of 17.5million.

5. Istanbul

Istanbul is the capital city of Turkey. Istanbul is the most populated city in Turkey making up for 18% of Turkey population. Istanbul has a city population of 15 million.

6. Karachi

Karachi is the capital city of Pakistan province of Sindh. It is the most populous city in Pakistan. Karachi has a city population of 14.9million and make up 8.7% of Pakistan’s population.

7. Dhaka

Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is the center for national government, trade and culture. Dhaka make up 9.1% of Bangladesh population.
Dhaka is the most populated city in Bangladesh with a population of 14.5 million.

8. Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the most popular city in Japan. Aside the fact that it is the capital city of Japan, it is the most populated city in Japan. Tokyo makeup 10.8% of Japan with a
city population of 13.5million

9. Moscow

Moscow is the capital city of Russia. It is the most populous city in Russia. Moscow make up 9.3% of Russia population. Moscow has a city population of 13.2 million.

10. Guangzhou

Guangzhou is located at the North west region of Hong Kong, China. The city is known to habour Avante-grade architecture. Guangzhou makes up 0.94% of Chinese population. Guangzhou has a population of 13.2million

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