by nobert soloria bermosa on 08/08/10 at 2:50 pm
The 10 largest cities in the world in terms of population.
Tokyo, Japan’s capital & economic and political centers, is the world’s largest city with an estimated population of 35.1 million. Tokyo is also the world’s most expensive city. In addition, it was also named the third Most Livable City and the World’s Most Livable Megalopolis.
2.) New York
Nicknamed as the “Big Apple”, one of the world’s most popular cities is New York. This city in the United States has an estimated population of 21.65 million. New York City is the 2nd largest city in the world. About 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the world’s most linguistically diverse city.
Seoul is the capital of South Korea, one of the “4 tiger economies” of Asia (the others are Japan, Taiwan and Singapore). This progressive city is populated by 21.35 million people. Seoul is the world’s 3rd largest city and the 2nd largest metropolitan area in the world.
4.) Mexico City
With a population of 20.95 million, Mexico City is the world’s 4th largest city. It is the city capital of Mexico. This global city is the largest metropolitan area in the Americas and the world’s 3rd largest agglomeration.
5.) Sao Paulo
One of the most important cities in Brazil is Sao Paulo. It is the world’s 5th largest city with a population of 19.9 million. It is also the largest city in the Southern Hemisphere and the most populous city proper in the Americas.
Two of the 10 largest cities in the world are located in the subcontinent of India – Mumbai and Delhi. Mumbai is India’s largest city and the world’s 6th largest with an estimated population of 18.4 million.
The 7th largest city in the world is also a city located in Japan – Osaka City. This city has a population of 18.05 million.
Delhi City in India is the 8th largest city in the world with an estimated population of 17.5 million.
9.) Los Angeles
The 9th largest city in the world is Los Angeles City, a city that is also located in the United States. It has a population of 16.9 million.
Jakarka, the capital of Indonesia, is the 10th largest city in the world. This Southeast Asian city has an estimated population of 16.05 million.