The 10 Most Populated Cities In The World
1. Guangzhou, China
Guangzhou is a city in the south of China, capital of the province of Guangdong. It's currently the largest conurbation on Earth, with a population of 48,600,000 people.
Guangzhou is considered a global city and in recent years the number of foreign residents and illegal immigrants from the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia, as well as Africa has increased rapidly. This has led to the city being known as the "Capital of the Third World".
2. Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo is the second most populated city in the world with around 39,800,000 million people. It is said that its population is beginning to decline. Tokyo is a modern and elegant city full of culture. For those who have visited it is common to see businesses, restaurants and houses always upwards with its vertical growth.
3. Shangai, China
Shanghai is the second most populated city in China with a population reaching 31,100,000 people, the city has become a financial center and home to the most active port in the world.
4. Delhi, India
New Delhi is the capital of India and is one of the nine districts that make up the metropolis of Delhi which is currently home to approximately 27,200,000 people. Its population is projected to reach 36 million in 2030.
5. Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta is the capital and most populous city of Indonesia, located on the island of Java. It has 28,900,000 million people in its metropolitan area. Jakarta is known for having one of the worst traffic in the world.
6. Karachi, Pakistan
Karachi is the financial, commercial and port center of Pakistan. It has a population of 25,100,000 million people. The population of the city has increased drastically after the partition of India that forced hundreds of thousands of refugees from India to settle in the city. The economy of the city has attracted migrants from all over the country and from the surrounding areas such as Iran, Burma, Sri Lanka, China, Bangladesh or Afghanistan.
7. Seoul, South Korea
Seoul is the capital of South Korea and the most populous city on the Korean peninsula. Seoul has a population of 24,800,000 million people. Its growth has been due to the enormous economic growth known as the Miracle of the Han River.
8. Manila, Filipinas
Manila is the capital of the Philippines and has a population of 24,100,000 million people. The city received the nickname of the "Pearl of the East", as a result of its central location in the vital routes of maritime trade through the Pacific and which has supported the growth of this city.
9. Mumbai, India
Mumbai has a population of around 23,600,000 people. Mumbai continues to attract people from nearby cities due to its cosmopolitan charm and work opportunities, with a total wealth reaching 280 billion dollars, it certainly offers excellent opportunities.
10. Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and has a population of 22,300,000 million people, which makes it the largest urban agglomeration in America. The economic concentration in Mexico City stimulates immigration from the other states in Mexico.