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
3,899. Ccuntuma Peru 3,511
3,812. Ccolo Peru 3,857
3,738. Ccaquiracunca Peru 4,098
647. Cayenne French Guiana 61,550
1,321. Cayambe Ecuador 26,582
100. Caxias do Sul Brazil 381,270
1,494. Caxambu Brazil 22,701
4,608. Cavanagh Argentina 1,150
3,839. Cavalcante Brazil 3,747
1,148. Cauquenes Chile 31,362
1,083. Caucete Argentina 33,609
676. Caucasia Colombia 58,034
159. Caucaia Brazil 275,019
748. Caucagüito Venezuela 52,556
665. Caucaguita Venezuela 59,000
950. Catu Brazil 39,932
3,841. Catriló Argentina 3,743
2,046. Catriel Argentina 15,169
1,657. Catolé do Rocha Brazil 19,812
390. Catia La Mar Venezuela 106,822
1,463. Catende Brazil 23,322
2,773. Catarama Ecuador 9,723
378. Catanduva Brazil 109,612
1,744. Catamayo Ecuador 18,565
627. Catalão Brazil 63,544
636. Cataguases Brazil 62,618
2,610. Catacocha Ecuador 10,872
684. Catacaos Peru 57,304
4,101. Casupá Uruguay 2,679
3,686. Castro Barros Argentina 4,322
2,190. Castro Alves Brazil 13,868
902. Castro Brazil 42,091
1,188. Castro Chile 29,926
3,069. Castillos Uruguay 7,686
4,463. Castilla La Nueva Colombia 1,543
2,527. Castilho Brazil 11,419
2,947. Castelo do Piauí Brazil 8,589
1,628. Castelo Brazil 20,198
1,002. Castelli Argentina 36,588
311. Castanhal Brazil 137,406
1,747. Cassilândia Brazil 18,497
2,131. Cássia Brazil 14,391
1,706. Casimiro de Abreu Brazil 19,087
1,135. Casilda Argentina 32,002
4,280. Caseros Argentina 2,109
754. Cascavel Brazil 52,357
168. Cascavel Brazil 257,172
3,689. Cascas Peru 4,299
4,445. Casabianca Colombia 1,593
1,512. Casa Branca Brazil 22,497
4,013. Carvoeira Brazil 3,000
2,318. Carutapera Brazil 12,819
368. Carúpano Venezuela 112,082
191. Caruaru Brazil 235,371
4,470. Cartago Colombia 1,524
316. Cartago Colombia 134,827
3,085. Cartagena del Chairá Colombia 7,586
1,882. Cartagena Chile 16,875
35. Cartagena Colombia 952,024
937. Carrizal Venezuela 40,618
4,471. Carrilobo Argentina 1,522
578. Carpina Brazil 70,689
437. Carora Venezuela 93,788
1,947. Carolina Brazil 16,228
3,979. Carolina Colombia 3,160
4,452. Carnerillo Argentina 1,575
3,340. Carnaíba Brazil 6,019
3,334. Carmo do Rio Verde Brazil 6,053
2,124. Carmo do Rio Claro Brazil 14,446
1,323. Carmo do Paranaíba Brazil 26,537
1,933. Carmo do Cajuru Brazil 16,332
2,507. Carmo Brazil 11,555
3,713. Carmen del Paraná Paraguay 4,196
1,579. Carmen de Viboral Colombia 21,152
4,336. Carmen de Carupa Colombia 1,928
3,405. Carmen de Apicalá Colombia 5,640
1,877. Carmelo Uruguay 16,921
4,311. Carlosama Colombia 2,010
4,657. Carlos Reyles Uruguay 1,036
2,282. Carlos Chagas Brazil 13,206
1,700. Carlos Barbosa Brazil 19,105
4,483. Carlos Antonio López Paraguay 1,496
2,300. Caririaçu Brazil 12,971
3,437. Cariré Brazil 5,488
2,688. Carira Brazil 10,275
2,528. Carinhanha Brazil 11,407
3,851. Carianos Brazil 3,700
1,884. Cariamanga Ecuador 16,862
3,517. Carhuaz Peru 5,044
2,865. Carhuamayo Peru 9,122
1,605. Carepa Colombia 20,627
3,237. Careiro da Várzea Brazil 6,659
2,642. Cardoso Brazil 10,556
3,599. Cardona Uruguay 4,712
4,561. Cardal Uruguay 1,291
2,001. Carcarañá Argentina 15,619
658. Carazinho Brazil 59,417
4,159. Carayaó Paraguay 2,473
2,384. Caraúbas Brazil 12,462
1,799. Carauari Brazil 18,059