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
971. Lagoa Santa Brazil 38,486
970. Araripina Brazil 38,569
969. Retiro Argentina 38,635
968. Cabreúva Brazil 38,738
967. Presidente Epitácio Brazil 38,742
966. Ipiaú Brazil 38,762
965. Canoinhas Brazil 38,862
964. Pinheiro Brazil 38,893
963. Mineiros Brazil 38,951
962. Tambopata Peru 38,966
961. Paraguaçu Paulista Brazil 39,120
960. Palmas Brazil 39,150
959. Pedreira Brazil 39,198
958. Zaña Peru 39,200
957. Tacarigua Venezuela 39,205
956. Itabirito Brazil 39,452
955. Russas Brazil 39,465
954. Laguna Brazil 39,711
953. Huaquillas Ecuador 39,757
952. Corozal Colombia 39,800
951. Serrana Brazil 39,826
950. Catu Brazil 39,932
949. Segovia Colombia 39,938
948. Macaíba Brazil 40,015
947. Altagracia de Orituco Venezuela 40,052
946. Mafra Brazil 40,081
945. Balzar Ecuador 40,115
944. Monte Mor Brazil 40,290
943. Bom Despacho Brazil 40,303
942. Alta Gracia Argentina 40,384
941. Estância Velha Brazil 40,390
940. Artur Nogueira Brazil 40,403
939. Alta Floresta Brazil 40,466
938. Lorica Colombia 40,605
937. Carrizal Venezuela 40,618
936. Acacías Colombia 40,627
935. Venâncio Aires Brazil 40,627
934. Bom Jesus da Lapa Brazil 40,691
933. Santander de Quilichao Colombia 40,798
932. El Bagre Colombia 40,798
931. Chapadinha Brazil 40,804
930. São Miguel dos Campos Brazil 40,890
929. Frutal Brazil 40,931
928. Pocito Argentina 40,969
927. Salinópolis Brazil 40,998
926. Porto Feliz Brazil 41,015
925. São Lourenço Brazil 41,143
924. Villarrica Paraguay 41,157
923. Piraquara Brazil 41,161
922. União dos Palmares Brazil 41,178
921. Garça Brazil 41,302
920. Zaraza Venezuela 41,483
919. Amparo Brazil 41,497
918. Jaguaquara Brazil 41,498
917. Quíbor Venezuela 41,526
916. Pacajus Brazil 41,558
915. Huancavelica Peru 41,576
914. Santos Dumont Brazil 41,582
913. Sevilla Colombia 41,612
912. San Joaquín Venezuela 41,630
911. Palmares Brazil 41,679
910. Santa Rosa Ecuador 41,816
909. Yurimaguas Peru 41,827
908. Monte Alto Brazil 41,893
907. Pesqueira Brazil 41,896
906. Artigas Uruguay 41,909
905. Rio Negrinho Brazil 41,914
904. Brumado Brazil 41,989
903. Chepén Peru 41,992
902. Castro Brazil 42,091
901. Penedo Brazil 42,097
900. Rosa Zárate Ecuador 42,121
899. Salgueiro Brazil 42,152
898. Santa Elena Ecuador 42,214
897. Chilecito Argentina 42,248
896. Limoeiro Brazil 42,328
895. Mercedes Uruguay 42,359
894. Videira Brazil 42,440
893. São Joaquim da Barra Brazil 42,720
892. Canindé Brazil 42,720
891. Marechal Cândido Rondon Brazil 43,028
890. Lagoa da Prata Brazil 43,118
889. Araranguá Brazil 43,444
888. Imbituba Brazil 43,450
887. Villa Ángela Argentina 43,511
886. Santa Lucía Argentina 43,565
885. Picsi Peru 43,610
884. Lambayeque Peru 43,710
883. Guarabira Brazil 43,749
882. Três Pontas Brazil 43,749
881. Paso de los Libres Argentina 43,805
880. Jales Brazil 43,831
879. Salinas Ecuador 43,862
878. Cajazeiras Brazil 43,913
877. Goiana Brazil 43,980
876. Monte Carmelo Brazil 44,041
875. Inhumas Brazil 44,058
874. Baranoa Colombia 44,078
873. Lagunillas Venezuela 44,257
872. Villa Constitución Argentina 44,271