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List of Megacities 2011

According to these criteria the world’s 26 megacities are, in rank of population:

Rank City   Country
 1  Tokyo  Japan
 2  Guangzhou  China
 3  Seoul  South Korea
 4  Delhi  India
 5  Mumbai  India
 6  Mexico City  Mexico
 7  New York City  USA
 8  Sao Paulo  Brazil
 9  Manila  Philippines
 10  Shanghai  China
 11  Jakarta  Indonesia
 12  Los Angeles  USA
 13  Karachi  Pakistan
 14  Osaka  Japan
 15  Kolkata  India
 16  Cairo  Egypt
 17  Buenos Aires  Argentina
 18  Moscow  Russia
 19  Dhaka  Bangladesh
 20  Beijing  China
 21  Tehran  Iran
 22  Istanbul  Turkey
 23  London  United Kingdom
 24  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil
 25  Lagos  Nigeria
 26  Paris  France

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4 Comments

  1. AJOKU says:

    How come Lagos comes before Paris on the list? does it mean that Lagos is more urban than Paris? Please update me on this

  2. Ajoku Prosper Chinedum (PC4ALL) says:

    I don’t understand why Lagos comes before Paris on the list of the Mega cities in the World, Please send the reasons to my mail above

  3. nxonxy says:

    @ Ajoku it has been said that in terms of population i.e Lagos has more people living in than Paris

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