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
1,409. São Francisco do Conde Brazil 24,614
1,011. São Francisco do Sul Brazil 36,224
713. São Gabriel Brazil 55,434
2,039. São Gabriel da Cachoeira Brazil 15,231
2,306. São Geraldo do Araguaia Brazil 12,925
2,671. São Gonçalo do Amarante Brazil 10,381
1,449. São Gonçalo do Amarante Brazil 23,583
1,683. São Gonçalo do Sapucaí Brazil 19,487
2,084. São Gonçalo dos Campos Brazil 14,822
1,065. São Gotardo Brazil 34,145
1,867. São Jerônimo Brazil 17,056
3,196. São João Brazil 6,926
3,865. São João Batista Brazil 3,634
2,113. São João Batista Brazil 14,538
1,606. São João da Barra Brazil 20,606
535. São João da Boa Vista Brazil 76,540
2,969. São João da Ponte Brazil 8,373
79. São João de Meriti Brazil 454,849
2,723. São João de Pirabas Brazil 10,065
523. São João del Rei Brazil 78,592
2,911. São João do Paraíso Brazil 8,859
2,338. São João do Piauí Brazil 12,688
1,209. São João dos Inhamuns Brazil 29,188
1,681. São João dos Patos Brazil 19,538
2,726. São João Evangelista Brazil 10,049
1,473. São João Nepomuceno Brazil 23,154
1,943. São Joaquim Brazil 16,250
893. São Joaquim da Barra Brazil 42,720
2,107. São Joaquim de Bicas Brazil 14,630
2,240. São Joaquim do Monte Brazil 13,520
224. São José Brazil 200,000
2,513. São José da Coroa Grande Brazil 11,512
2,321. São José da Laje Brazil 12,810
2,396. São José da Tapera Brazil 12,391
2,034. São José de Mipibu Brazil 15,298
3,078. São José de Piranhas Brazil 7,628
1,263. São José de Ribamar Brazil 27,777
2,153. São José do Belmonte Brazil 14,211
3,107. São José do Calçado Brazil 7,442
2,693. São José do Campestre Brazil 10,254
1,779. São José do Egito Brazil 18,218
830. São José do Rio Pardo Brazil 46,989
102. São José do Rio Preto Brazil 374,699
59. São José dos Campos Brazil 613,764
340. São José dos Pinhais Brazil 124,224
213. São Leopoldo Brazil 209,229
925. São Lourenço Brazil 41,143
468. São Lourenço da Mata Brazil 88,416
2,262. São Lourenço da Serra Brazil 13,330
1,367. São Lourenço do Sul Brazil 25,340
2,077. São Lourenço dOeste Brazil 14,871
36. São Luís Brazil 917,237
1,448. São Luís de Montes Belos Brazil 23,619
1,609. São Luís do Quitunde Brazil 20,563
1,138. São Luiz Gonzaga Brazil 31,798
1,085. São Manuel Brazil 33,587
1,742. São Marcos Brazil 18,591
531. São Mateus Brazil 77,117
1,241. São Mateus do Maranhão Brazil 28,233
1,389. São Mateus do Sul Brazil 24,904
2,316. São Miguel Brazil 12,838
1,725. São Miguel do Araguaia Brazil 18,809
1,237. São Miguel do Guamá Brazil 28,265
2,028. São Miguel do Iguaçu Brazil 15,434
3,028. São Miguel do Tapuio Brazil 7,964
930. São Miguel dos Campos Brazil 40,890
2. São Paulo Brazil 10,021,295
2,483. São Paulo de Olivença Brazil 11,763
2,828. São Paulo do Potengi Brazil 9,333
1,291. São Pedro Brazil 27,068
718. São Pedro da Aldeia Brazil 55,014
3,114. São Pedro do Piauí Brazil 7,408
2,435. São Pedro do Sul Brazil 12,137
2,701. São Raimundo das Mangabeiras Brazil 10,216
1,677. São Raimundo Nonato Brazil 19,569
776. São Roque Brazil 50,540
2,796. São Sebastião Brazil 9,551
538. São Sebastião Brazil 76,367
1,709. São Sebastião do Caí Brazil 19,012
685. São Sebastião do Paraíso Brazil 57,238
1,157. São Sebastião do Passé Brazil 31,049
1,695. São Sepé Brazil 19,181
2,403. São Simão Brazil 12,351
3,323. São Tomé Brazil 6,137
123. São Vicente Brazil 324,457
542. Sapiranga Brazil 76,051
2,072. Saposoa Peru 14,894
4,334. Sapucaí Paraguay 1,932
2,409. Sapucaia Brazil 12,329
320. Sapucaia Brazil 130,937
4,111. Sapuyes Colombia 2,628
641. Saquarema Brazil 62,056
3,678. Saquena Peru 4,362
3,832. Saquisilí Ecuador 3,778
2,048. Sarandi Brazil 15,158
493. Sarandi Brazil 84,697
3,125. Sarandí del Yi Uruguay 7,367
3,268. Sarandí Grande Uruguay 6,441
3,043. Sardinata Colombia 7,872
2,982. Sarmiento Argentina 8,292