Japan - Top 100+ Cities by Population

Population data by city is the population of the city itself, not the metro area. Data is as of 2011 estimates.

Rank CityCountryPopulation
1. Tokyo Japan 8,336,599
2. Yokohama-shi Japan 3,574,443
3. Ōsaka-shi Japan 2,592,413
4. Nagoya-shi Japan 2,191,279
5. Sapporo-shi Japan 1,883,027
6. Kōbe-shi Japan 1,528,478
7. Kyoto Japan 1,459,640
8. Fukuoka-shi Japan 1,392,289
9. Kawasaki Japan 1,306,785
10. Saitama Japan 1,193,350
11. Hiroshima-shi Japan 1,143,841
12. Yono Japan 1,077,730
13. Sendai-shi Japan 1,037,562
14. Kitakyūshū Japan 997,536
15. Chiba-shi Japan 919,729
16. Sakai Japan 782,339
17. Shizuoka-shi Japan 701,561
18. Nerima Japan 686,237
19. Kumamoto-shi Japan 680,423
20. Sagamihara Japan 648,801
21. Okayama-shi Japan 639,652
22. Hamamatsu Japan 605,098
23. Hachiōji Japan 579,399
24. Funabashi Japan 560,743
25. Kagoshima-shi Japan 555,352
26. Niigata-shi Japan 505,272
27. Himeji Japan 481,493
28. Matsudo Japan 470,277
29. Nishinomiya Japan 468,925
30. Kawaguchi Japan 468,565
31. Kanazawa-shi Japan 458,937
32. Ichikawa Japan 458,240
33. Utsunomiya-shi Japan 449,865
34. Ōita-shi Japan 448,907
35. Matsuyama-shi Japan 443,322
36. Amagasaki Japan 442,173
37. Kurashiki Japan 437,581
38. Yokosuka Japan 428,992
39. Nagasaki-shi Japan 410,204
40. Hirakata Japan 406,331
41. Machida Japan 399,969
42. Gifu-shi Japan 397,714
43. Fujisawa Japan 394,624
44. Toyonaka Japan 384,459
45. Fukuyama Japan 383,298
46. Toyohashi Japan 378,374
47. Shimminatochō Japan 375,339
48. Nara-shi Japan 367,353
49. Toyota Japan 362,383
50. Nagano-shi Japan 360,176
51. Shinagawa-ku Japan 360,000
52. Iwaki Japan 357,309
53. Asahikawa Japan 356,612
54. Takatsuki Japan 354,468
55. Okazaki Japan 352,361
56. Suita Japan 351,630
57. Wakayama-shi Japan 351,000
58. Kōriyama Japan 340,560
59. Kashiwa Japan 340,221
60. Tokorozawa Japan 339,435
61. Kawagoe Japan 337,931
62. Kōchi-shi Japan 335,570
63. Takamatsu-shi Japan 334,223
64. Akita-shi Japan 325,837
65. Toyama-shi Japan 325,532
66. Akita Japan 320,069
67. Koshigaya Japan 317,437
68. Miyazaki-shi Japan 311,203
69. Naha-shi Japan 300,795
70. Kasugai Japan 298,589
71. Aomori-shi Japan 298,394
72. Ōtsu-shi Japan 298,164
73. Akashi Japan 297,279
74. Yokkaichi Japan 295,841
75. Morioka-shi Japan 295,172
76. Fukushima-shi Japan 294,237
77. Ichihara Japan 283,531
78. Maebashi-shi Japan 282,711
79. Ichinomiya Japan 280,331
80. Hakodate Japan 275,730
81. Ibaraki Japan 273,992
82. Yao Japan 273,213
83. Kakogawa Japan 271,634
84. Tokushima-shi Japan 267,345
85. Hiratsuka Japan 259,052
86. Yamagata-shi Japan 254,538
87. Fukui-shi Japan 248,707
88. Mito-shi Japan 246,538
89. Shimonoseki Japan 245,786
90. Takasaki Japan 240,857
91. Fuchū Japan 240,081
92. Fuji Japan 240,014
93. Hachinohe Japan 239,046
94. Neyagawa Japan 238,549
95. Kurume Japan 238,197
96. Sasebo Japan 237,444
97. Chigasaki Japan 231,657
98. Sōka Japan 231,445
99. Atsugi Japan 229,199
100. Minami-rinkan Japan 224,015

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