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
264. Barra Mansa Brazil 164,052
1,230. Barra dos Coqueiros Brazil 28,586
473. Barra do Piraí Brazil 87,668
753. Barra do Garças Brazil 52,398
798. Barra do Corda Brazil 48,901
1,149. Barra do Bugres Brazil 31,311
1,600. Barra de São Francisco Brazil 20,743
2,724. Barra de Santo Antônio Brazil 10,057
3,567. Barra de Carrasco Uruguay 4,824
2,355. Barra da Estiva Brazil 12,614
994. Barra Bonita Brazil 37,246
1,596. Barra Brazil 20,894
43. Barquisimeto Venezuela 809,490
1,219. Bariri Brazil 28,801
1,056. Barinitas Venezuela 34,397
3,727. Barichara Colombia 4,149
3,128. Barcelos Brazil 7,353
85. Barcelona Venezuela 424,795
1,189. Barcarena Brazil 29,871
1,896. Barbosa Colombia 16,707
1,620. Barbosa Colombia 20,372
1,075. Barbalha Brazil 33,943
3,077. Barbacoas Colombia 7,633
346. Barbacena Brazil 122,211
3,667. Baraya Colombia 4,402
2,164. Baraúna Brazil 14,112
3,680. Barão de Melgaço Brazil 4,353
1,518. Barão de Cocais Brazil 22,387
874. Baranoa Colombia 44,078
2,805. Baños Ecuador 9,501
1,201. Bandeirantes Brazil 29,494
3,124. Bananeiras Brazil 7,371
1,721. Bambuí Brazil 18,840
2,260. Bambamarca Peru 13,351
945. Balzar Ecuador 40,115
4,144. Baltasar Brum Uruguay 2,517
594. Balsas Brazil 68,056
794. Balneário Camboriú Brazil 49,100
3,419. Balnearia Argentina 5,585
4,210. Balboa Colombia 2,302
3,304. Balboa Colombia 6,272
2,428. Baláo Ecuador 12,205
1,691. Baixo Guandu Brazil 19,292
3,091. Baixa Grande Brazil 7,534
2,412. Baião Brazil 12,316
996. Bahía de Caráquez Ecuador 37,056
158. Bahía Blanca Argentina 276,546
1,618. Bagua Grande Peru 20,382
416. Bagé Brazil 98,940
3,634. Bagadó Colombia 4,561
2,315. Baependi Brazil 12,853
2,152. Bady Bassitt Brazil 14,214
562. Bacabal Brazil 72,372
541. Babahoyo Ecuador 76,279
733. Azul Argentina 53,941
1,043. Azogues Ecuador 34,877
3,910. Azara Argentina 3,484
2,265. Azángaro Peru 13,290
2,445. Ayolas Paraguay 12,061
3,629. Ayna Peru 4,588
1,688. Ayaviri Peru 19,310
1,503. Ayapel Colombia 22,602
308. Ayacucho Peru 140,033
3,477. Ayabaca Peru 5,270
3,217. Aviá Terai Argentina 6,821
1,477. Avellaneda Argentina 23,077
511. Avaré Brazil 81,285
2,789. Autazes Brazil 9,614
2,627. Aurora Brazil 10,757
2,453. Auriflama Brazil 11,970
1,938. Augusto Corrêa Brazil 16,279
3,580. Atyrá Paraguay 4,768
1,832. Atuntaqui Ecuador 17,456
2,347. Atuncolla Peru 12,654
4,361. Atocha Bolivia 1,833
3,613. Atlántida Uruguay 4,669
374. Atibaia Brazil 110,968
1,713. Atalaia Brazil 18,908
3,737. Ataco Colombia 4,105
19. Asunción Paraguay 1,482,200
2,891. Astrea Colombia 8,995
1,633. Astorga Brazil 20,128
2,594. Astolfo Dutra Brazil 10,999
475. Assis Brazil 87,471
2,533. Assaré Brazil 11,369
2,366. Assaí Brazil 12,545
2,174. Ascope Peru 14,015
2,125. Ascensión Bolivia 14,429
565. Arujá Brazil 72,077
940. Artur Nogueira Brazil 40,403
906. Artigas Uruguay 41,909
4,250. Arrufó Argentina 2,190
4,165. Arroyos y Esteros Paraguay 2,455
3,869. Arroyohondo Colombia 3,622
1,642. Arroyo Seco Argentina 20,008
4,266. Arroyo del Medio Argentina 2,142
4,081. Arroyo Cabral Argentina 2,727
1,673. Arroyito Argentina 19,577
1,959. Arroio Grande Brazil 16,117
2,256. Arroio dos Ratos Brazil 13,404