South America - Top 100+ Cities by Population

Population data by city is the population of the city itself, not the metro area (for specific metro area data, see our ranking by metro area). Data is as of 2011 estimates.

Rank CityCountryPopulation
947. Altagracia de Orituco Venezuela 40,052
576. Altamira Brazil 70,888
4,274. Altamira Colombia 2,123
2,550. Altãnia Brazil 11,242
2,842. Alterosa Brazil 9,277
2,462. Altinho Brazil 11,913
2,108. Altinópolis Brazil 14,615
2,919. Alto Araguaia Brazil 8,780
151. Alto Barinas Venezuela 284,289
3,661. Alto Longá Brazil 4,435
2,605. Alto Paraná Brazil 10,888
2,728. Alto Piquiri Brazil 10,039
4,400. Alto Río Senguer Argentina 1,700
1,221. Altos Brazil 28,768
3,583. Altos Paraguay 4,763
4,474. Altos de Chipión Argentina 1,512
3,484. Altos del Rosario Colombia 5,220
3,844. Aluminé Argentina 3,720
4,298. Alvarado Colombia 2,049
3,427. Alvarães Brazil 5,527
1,556. Álvares Machado Brazil 21,642
3,038. Alvear Argentina 7,917
2,443. Alvinópolis Brazil 12,068
2,699. Alvorada Brazil 10,232
2,430. Amagá Colombia 12,170
2,771. Amalfi Colombia 9,733
1,901. Amaraji Brazil 16,660
2,914. Amarante Brazil 8,828
2,515. Amarante do Maranhão Brazil 11,510
1,511. Amargosa Brazil 22,530
3,552. Ambalema Colombia 4,892
280. Ambato Ecuador 154,369
3,205. Ambo Peru 6,865
2,173. América Dourada Brazil 14,015
229. Americana Brazil 196,022
1,059. Américo Brasiliense Brazil 34,331
2,239. Amontada Brazil 13,520
919. Amparo Brazil 41,497
2,146. Ampére Brazil 14,274
356. Anaco Venezuela 117,596
2,793. Anadia Brazil 9,574
3,836. Anagé Brazil 3,758
3,409. Anajatuba Brazil 5,627
83. Ananindeua Brazil 433,956
3,538. Anapoima Colombia 4,953
128. Anápolis Brazil 319,587
1,723. Anastácio Brazil 18,817
1,626. Añatuya Argentina 20,261
3,990. Ancasti Argentina 3,082
1,251. Ancud Chile 28,020
3,368. Ancuya Colombia 5,852
4,113. Andacollo Argentina 2,627
1,833. Andahuaylas Peru 17,444
2,165. Andalgalá Argentina 14,068
1,836. Andalucía Colombia 17,432
1,310. Andradas Brazil 26,772
752. Andradina Brazil 52,406
2,717. Andrelândia Brazil 10,079
4,385. Añelo Argentina 1,742
2,122. Angatuba Brazil 14,476
4,340. Angelópolis Colombia 1,917
3,066. Angicos Brazil 7,728
858. Angol Chile 44,856
3,863. Angostura Colombia 3,639
282. Angra dos Reis Brazil 153,635
4,326. Anguil Argentina 1,977
1,997. Anicuns Brazil 15,684
3,960. Anitápolis Brazil 3,267
2,386. Anna Regina Guyana 12,448
3,420. Anolaima Colombia 5,585
3,013. Anori Brazil 8,064
1,374. Anserma Colombia 25,242
2,408. Ansermanuevo Colombia 12,332
3,367. Anta Peru 5,859
4,092. Antequera Paraguay 2,701
2,472. Antioquia Colombia 11,829
138. Antofagasta Chile 309,832
1,954. Antonina Brazil 16,152
4,237. Anzoátegui Colombia 2,229
1,062. Aparecida Brazil 34,237
69. Aparecida de Goiânia Brazil 510,770
1,842. Aparecida do Taboado Brazil 17,332
483. Apartadó Colombia 86,438
3,589. Apatou French Guiana 4,752
3,194. Apía Colombia 6,940
1,775. Apiaí Brazil 18,259
1,892. Apodi Brazil 16,757
2,945. Apolinario Saravia Argentina 8,595
388. Apucarana Brazil 107,085
3,744. Apulo Colombia 4,084
2,640. Aquidabã Brazil 10,596
1,032. Aquidauana Brazil 35,303
606. Aquiraz Brazil 65,116
3,391. Aquitania Colombia 5,718
71. Aracaju Brazil 490,175
1,266. Aracataca Colombia 27,704
870. Aracati Brazil 44,293
256. Araçatuba Brazil 170,024
2,058. Araci Brazil 15,088
2,291. Araçoiaba Brazil 13,095