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
380. San Rafael Argentina 109,163
372. Santa Rosa Argentina 111,424
330. San Nicolás de los Arroyos Argentina 127,742
307. Comodoro Rivadavia Argentina 140,850
297. Concordia Argentina 145,210
281. Río Cuarto Argentina 153,757
267. La Rioja Argentina 162,620
243. San Luis Argentina 183,982
237. San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca Argentina 188,812
203. Formosa Argentina 221,383
187. Neuquén Argentina 242,092
162. Paraná Argentina 262,295
158. Bahía Blanca Argentina 276,546
141. San Salvador de Jujuy Argentina 305,891
134. Posadas Argentina 312,060
127. Morón Argentina 319,934
114. Corrientes Argentina 339,067
108. Santiago del Estero Argentina 354,692
96. Resistencia Argentina 387,158
80. San Juan Argentina 447,048
72. Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz Argentina 489,505
68. Salta Argentina 512,686
67. Quilmes Argentina 518,788
64. Mar del Plata Argentina 553,935
53. La Plata Argentina 694,167
44. San Miguel de Tucumán Argentina 781,023
38. Mendoza Argentina 876,884
29. Rosario Argentina 1,173,533
21. Córdoba Argentina 1,428,214
1. Buenos Aires Argentina 13,076,300
4,640. Colchani Bolivia 1,074
4,443. Totora Bolivia 1,597
4,422. Totoral Bolivia 1,645
4,398. Colquechaca Bolivia 1,706
4,392. Poopó Bolivia 1,720
4,361. Atocha Bolivia 1,833
4,345. Viloco Bolivia 1,900
4,300. Machacamarca Bolivia 2,044
4,281. Coripata Bolivia 2,107
4,251. Sorata Bolivia 2,190
4,194. Coroico Bolivia 2,361
4,189. Tomás Barrón Bolivia 2,373
4,176. Quime Bolivia 2,404
4,172. Abapó Bolivia 2,419
4,171. Tarabuco Bolivia 2,428
4,169. Santa Bárbara Bolivia 2,434
4,166. Santa Rita Bolivia 2,444
4,150. Isla del Sol Bolivia 2,500
4,122. Mapiri Bolivia 2,597
4,102. Puesto de Pailas Bolivia 2,675
4,098. Entre Ríos Bolivia 2,685
4,032. Padilla Bolivia 2,920
4,024. Chulumani Bolivia 2,952
4,022. Irpa Irpa Bolivia 2,968
4,015. San Pedro Bolivia 2,990
4,006. Charagua Bolivia 3,025
4,004. Tiahuanaco Bolivia 3,037
4,001. Los Negros Bolivia 3,046
3,995. Boyuibe Bolivia 3,075
3,965. Lahuachaca Bolivia 3,235
3,963. San Pablo Bolivia 3,245
3,959. Urubichá Bolivia 3,267
3,904. Samaipata Bolivia 3,500
3,868. Limoncito Bolivia 3,622
3,850. Huatajata Bolivia 3,700
3,848. San Juan del Surutú Bolivia 3,707
3,833. Sipe Sipe Bolivia 3,776
3,803. Arani Bolivia 3,906
3,794. Colomi Bolivia 3,921
3,793. Colquiri Bolivia 3,933
3,765. Jorochito Bolivia 4,013
3,716. San Carlos Bolivia 4,180
3,694. Buena Vista Bolivia 4,282
3,690. Mairana Bolivia 4,298
3,672. San Ramón Bolivia 4,389
3,656. Comarapa Bolivia 4,445
3,652. Santa Rosa Bolivia 4,459
3,644. Copacabana Bolivia 4,508
3,598. Camargo Bolivia 4,715
3,562. Betanzos Bolivia 4,847
3,542. Okinawa Número Uno Bolivia 4,944
3,525. San Pedro Bolivia 5,002
3,497. Chimoré Bolivia 5,147
3,494. Capinota Bolivia 5,157
3,431. La Bélgica Bolivia 5,501
3,292. San Matías Bolivia 6,352
3,276. San Ramón Bolivia 6,421
3,202. Concepción Bolivia 6,900
3,122. Reyes Bolivia 7,376
3,068. San Julian Bolivia 7,706
3,020. Challapata Bolivia 8,016
3,018. Tarata Bolivia 8,043
2,990. Aiquile Bolivia 8,224
2,983. Monteagudo Bolivia 8,289
2,964. Vallegrande Bolivia 8,422
2,960. Achacachi Bolivia 8,447
2,937. Cliza Bolivia 8,654
2,835. Pailón Bolivia 9,304
2,751. Roboré Bolivia 9,882
2,686. Uyuni Bolivia 10,293