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Cities Will Hit 50M By 2050

Source: http://www.hrama.com/skycity/

How will we deal with urban populations that could see some cities topping 50 million or so people by the mid Century? The above project may be one way. Here is where city populations are as of 2010ish.

 

Rank
City
Country
Population
1 Tokyo Japan 34,600,000
2 Canton China 26,300,000
3 Jakarta Indonesia 25,800,000
3 Shanghai China 25,800,000
5 Seoul Korea (South) 25,600,000
6 Mexico City Mexico 23,500,000
6 Delhi India 23,500,000
8 Karachi Pakistan 22,100,000
9 Manila Philippines 21,800,000
10 New York United States of America 21,500,000
11 São Paulo Brazil 21,300,000
12 Bombay India 21,100,000
13 Los Angeles United States of America 17,100,000
14 Osaka Japan 16,800,000
15 Beijing China 16,700,000
16 Moscow Russia 16,200,000
17 Cairo Egypt 15,900,000
17 Dacca Bangladesh 15,900,000
19 Calcutta India 15,800,000
20 Buenos Aires Argentina 14,400,000
21 Bangkok Thailand 14,200,000
22 Istanbul Turkey 13,700,000
22 Tehran Iran 13,700,000
24 London Great Britain 13,200,000
25 Lagos Nigeria 13,000,000
26 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 12,800,000
27 Paris France 10,600,000
28 Shenzhen China 10,000,000
28 Tientsin China 10,000,000
30 Chicago United States of America 9,750,000
30 Kinshasa Congo (Dem. Rep.) 9,750,000
32 Lima Peru 9,550,000
33 Madras India 9,450,000
34 Bangalore India 9,400,000
35 Lahore Pakistan 9,300,000
36 Wuhan China 9,250,000
37 Bogotá Colombia 9,150,000
38 Taipei Taiwan (Rep. of China) 8,900,000
39 Hyderabad India 8,450,000
39 Nagoya Japan 8,450,000
41 Johannesburg South Africa 8,400,000
42 Washington United States of America 8,050,000
43 Saigon Vietnam 8,000,000
44 Philadelphia United States of America 7,250,000
45 Boston United States of America 7,200,000
45 San Francisco United States of America 7,200,000
45 Shenyang China 7,200,000
48 Hong Kong China 7,150,000
49 Ahmedabad India 6,900,000
50 Singapore Singapore 6,650,000
51 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 6,600,000
52 Baghdad Iraq 6,400,000
53 Chengtu China 6,350,000
53 Chungking China 6,350,000
55 Dallas United States of America 6,300,000
56 Santiago Chile 6,250,000
57 Sian China 6,100,000
58 Riyadh Saudi Arabia 6,000,000
58 Luanda Angola 6,000,000
60 Belo Horizonte Brazil 5,900,000
60 Toronto Canada 5,900,000
62 Houston United States of America 5,850,000
63 Miami United States of America 5,800,000
64 Bandung Indonesia 5,650,000
65 Detroit United States of America 5,600,000
66 Nanking China 5,500,000
66 Poona India 5,500,000
68 Atlanta United States of America 5,400,000
68 Madrid Spain 5,400,000
70 Khartoum Sudan 5,200,000
71 Saint Petersburg Russia 5,150,000
71 Surat India 5,150,000
73 Milan Italy 5,050,000
73 Rangoon Myanmar 5,050,000
75 Guadalajara Mexico 4,900,000
76 Alexandria Egypt 4,825,000
77 Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire 4,725,000
78 Nairobi Kenya 4,700,000
78 Shantou China 4,700,000
80 Harbin China 4,650,000
80 Sydney Australia 4,650,000
82 The Ruhr Germany 4,600,000
83 Colombo Sri Lanka 4,550,000
83 Monterrey Mexico 4,550,000
85 Surabaya Indonesia 4,500,000
86 Ankara Turkey 4,475,000
87 Hangchou China 4,425,000
88 Berlin Germany 4,375,000
89 Chittagong Bangladesh 4,275,000
90 Phoenix United States of America 4,225,000
91 Accra Ghana 4,200,000
91 Barcelona Spain 4,200,000
91 Porto Alegre Brazil 4,200,000
94 Brasília Brazil 4,125,000
94 Casablanca Morocco 4,125,000
94 Melbourne Australia 4,125,000
94 Naples Italy 4,125,000
98 Tsingtao China 4,050,000
99 Montreal Canada 4,000,000
99 Recife Brazil 4,000,000