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
171. Talcahuano Chile 252,968
170. Vitória da Conquista Brazil 253,137
169. Novo Hamburgo Brazil 253,841
168. Cascavel Brazil 257,172
167. Rio Branco Brazil 257,642
166. Cumaná Venezuela 257,783
165. Popayán Colombia 258,653
164. Uberaba Brazil 260,843
163. Sincelejo Colombia 261,187
162. Paraná Argentina 262,295
161. Montería Colombia 272,420
160. Petrópolis Brazil 272,691
159. Caucaia Brazil 275,019
158. Bahía Blanca Argentina 276,546
157. Cuenca Ecuador 276,964
156. Santa Teresa Venezuela 278,890
155. Tacna Peru 280,098
154. Itagüí Colombia 281,853
153. Valparaíso Chile 282,448
152. Suzano Brazil 283,314
151. Alto Barinas Venezuela 284,289
150. Viamão Brazil 285,269
149. Limeira Brazil 289,665
148. Paulista Brazil 289,971
147. Ponta Grossa Brazil 292,177
146. Foz do Iguaçu Brazil 293,523
145. Blumenau Brazil 293,949
144. Viña del Mar Chile 294,551
143. Mérida Venezuela 300,000
142. Franca Brazil 305,041
141. San Salvador de Jujuy Argentina 305,891
140. Porto Velho Brazil 306,180
139. Valledupar Colombia 308,237
138. Antofagasta Chile 309,832
137. Guarujá Brazil 310,424
136. Pucallpa Peru 310,750
135. Maringá Brazil 311,724
134. Posadas Argentina 312,060
133. Cusco Peru 312,140
132. Vitória Brazil 312,656
131. Soacha Colombia 313,945
130. Armenia Colombia 315,328
129. Chimbote Peru 316,966
128. Anápolis Brazil 319,587
127. Morón Argentina 319,934
126. Pelotas Brazil 320,674
125. Jundiaí Brazil 321,589
124. Villavicencio Colombia 321,717
123. São Vicente Brazil 324,457
122. Piura Peru 325,466
121. Mogi das Cruzes Brazil 325,746
120. Canoas Brazil 328,291
119. Montes Claros Brazil 332,379
118. Bauru Brazil 335,024
117. Itaquaquecetuba Brazil 336,679
116. Ciudad Bolívar Venezuela 338,000
115. Macapá Brazil 338,936
114. Corrientes Argentina 339,067
113. Piracicaba Brazil 342,209
112. Soledad Colombia 342,556
111. Turmero Venezuela 344,700
110. Campina Grande Brazil 348,936
109. Neiva Colombia 352,855
108. Santiago del Estero Argentina 354,692
107. Manizales Colombia 357,814
106. Carapicuíba Brazil 361,112
105. Petare Venezuela 364,684
104. Olinda Brazil 366,754
103. Puerto La Cruz Venezuela 370,000
102. São José do Rio Preto Brazil 374,699
101. Huancayo Peru 376,657
100. Caxias do Sul Brazil 381,270
99. Pasto Colombia 382,236
98. Betim Brazil 384,000
97. Mauá Brazil 386,069
96. Resistencia Argentina 387,158
95. Campos Brazil 387,417
94. Diadema Brazil 390,633
93. Bello Colombia 392,939
92. Serra Brazil 394,153
91. Vila Velha Brazil 394,930
90. Ribeirão das Neves Brazil 406,802
89. Maturín Venezuela 410,972
88. Santos Brazil 411,403
87. Florianópolis Brazil 412,724
86. Ibagué Colombia 421,685
85. Barcelona Venezuela 424,795
84. Santa Marta Colombia 431,781
83. Ananindeua Brazil 433,956
82. Iquitos Peru 437,620
81. Pereira Colombia 440,118
80. San Juan Argentina 447,048
79. São João de Meriti Brazil 454,849
78. Niterói Brazil 456,456
77. Joinville Brazil 461,304
76. Belford Roxo Brazil 466,096
75. Juiz de Fora Brazil 470,193
74. Londrina Brazil 471,832
73. Feira de Santana Brazil 481,911
72. Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz Argentina 489,505