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
2,863. Alcalá Colombia 9,135
3,775. Albina Suriname 3,985
1,616. Albardón Argentina 20,413
3,289. Albania Colombia 6,364
4,409. Albán Colombia 1,684
3,239. Alba Posse Argentina 6,652
2,141. Alausí Ecuador 14,294
344. Alagoinhas Brazil 122,688
3,099. Alagoinha Brazil 7,474
2,856. Alagoa Nova Brazil 9,182
1,928. Alagoa Grande Brazil 16,406
2,990. Aiquile Bolivia 8,224
3,029. Aipe Colombia 7,964
1,696. Aimorés Brazil 19,133
4,095. Aiguá Uruguay 2,692
764. Agustín Codazzi Colombia 51,478
1,111. Aguilares Argentina 32,494
4,129. Águia Branca Brazil 2,554
1,165. Agudos Brazil 30,807
1,999. Aguazul Colombia 15,669
1,926. Águas Vermelhas Brazil 16,409
2,867. Aguas Verdes Peru 9,106
2,514. Águas Formosas Brazil 11,511
1,726. Águas de Lindóia Brazil 18,805
4,629. Aguas Corrientes Uruguay 1,101
1,509. Águas Belas Brazil 22,563
1,276. Aguaí Brazil 27,503
1,663. Aguadas Colombia 19,727
555. Aguachica Colombia 73,360
1,920. Água Preta Brazil 16,444
4,459. Agua de Oro Argentina 1,553
2,609. Agua de Dios Colombia 10,875
3,493. Água Branca Brazil 5,160
2,186. Água Branca Brazil 13,912
2,123. Agrestina Brazil 14,452
3,641. Agrado Colombia 4,530
3,178. Afuá Brazil 7,031
2,235. Afonso Cláudio Brazil 13,543
3,193. Afonso Bezerra Brazil 6,947
1,381. Afogados da Ingazeira Brazil 25,060
3,271. Adelia María Argentina 6,434
1,156. Adamantina Brazil 31,078
2,118. Açucena Brazil 14,505
1,014. Açu Brazil 36,125
1,411. Acopiara Brazil 24,561
3,222. Acolla Peru 6,805
4,257. Achiras Argentina 2,173
2,962. Achí Colombia 8,434
2,960. Achacachi Bolivia 8,447
3,654. Acevedo Colombia 4,451
4,477. Aceguá Uruguay 1,501
298. Acarigua Venezuela 143,704
3,657. Acarí Peru 4,445
1,233. Acaraú Brazil 28,389
2,322. Acará Brazil 12,802
3,564. Acandí Colombia 4,840
2,137. Acajutiba Brazil 14,348
3,972. Acahay Paraguay 3,205
936. Acacías Colombia 40,627
4,564. Abriaquí Colombia 1,281
504. Abreu e Lima Brazil 81,959
2,618. Ábrego Colombia 10,822
2,816. Abra Pampa Argentina 9,425
1,385. Ábidos Brazil 24,970
3,127. Abejorral Colombia 7,360
4,172. Abapó Bolivia 2,419
717. Abancay Peru 55,111
4,007. Abaí Paraguay 3,024
525. Abaetetuba Brazil 78,050
1,621. Abaeté Brazil 20,370
3,170. Abadiânia Brazil 7,062