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
2,666. Puerto Quijarro Bolivia 10,392
2,520. Portachuelo Bolivia 11,485
2,486. Rurrenabaque Bolivia 11,749
2,452. Colchani Bolivia 11,988
2,420. Patacamaya Bolivia 12,260
2,133. Mineros Bolivia 14,385
2,125. Ascensión Bolivia 14,429
2,043. Punata Bolivia 15,194
2,022. Huanuni Bolivia 15,492
2,016. Santiago del Torno Bolivia 15,543
1,782. Villa Yapacaní Bolivia 18,187
1,766. Cotoca Bolivia 18,347
1,729. Villamontes Bolivia 18,761
1,668. San Borja Bolivia 19,640
1,534. Warnes Bolivia 22,036
1,524. Tupiza Bolivia 22,233
1,451. San Ignacio de Velasco Bolivia 23,569
1,320. Cobija Bolivia 26,585
1,255. Camiri Bolivia 27,961
1,250. Llallagua Bolivia 28,069
1,180. Villazón Bolivia 30,253
1,174. Mizque Bolivia 30,481
1,017. Guayaramerín Bolivia 36,008
552. Riberalta Bolivia 74,014
499. Yacuiba Bolivia 82,803
495. La Santisima Trinidad Bolivia 84,259
466. Montero Bolivia 88,616
305. Potosí Bolivia 141,251
274. Tarija Bolivia 159,269
214. Oruro Bolivia 208,684
200. Sucre Bolivia 224,838
42. La Paz Bolivia 812,799
37. Cochabamba Bolivia 900,414
27. Santa Cruz de la Sierra Bolivia 1,364,389
4,517. Jacareacanga Brazil 1,402
4,478. Tapera Brazil 1,500
4,375. Poço das Trincheiras Brazil 1,775
4,368. Marechal Thaumaturgo Brazil 1,808
4,365. Porto Walter Brazil 1,816
4,322. Minador do Negrão Brazil 1,986
4,222. Jundiá Brazil 2,267
4,211. Pantano do Sul Brazil 2,300
4,204. Santa Leopoldina Brazil 2,327
4,151. Armação Brazil 2,500
4,149. Severiano Melo Brazil 2,503
4,137. Coité do Nóia Brazil 2,529
4,129. Águia Branca Brazil 2,554
4,120. Rio Tavares Brazil 2,600
4,118. Pacatuba Brazil 2,616
4,071. Limoeiro de Anadia Brazil 2,770
4,064. Uarini Brazil 2,796
4,051. Olivença Brazil 2,848
4,031. Itainópolis Brazil 2,922
4,023. Maraú Brazil 2,956
4,019. Gararu Brazil 2,977
4,013. Carvoeira Brazil 3,000
4,011. Fernando de Noronha (Distrito Estadual) Brazil 3,012
4,010. Laranja da Terra Brazil 3,016
3,999. Campo Grande Brazil 3,051
3,983. Massaranduba Brazil 3,153
3,970. Puxinanã Brazil 3,210
3,961. Tremedal Brazil 3,252
3,960. Anitápolis Brazil 3,267
3,946. Natuba Brazil 3,333
3,901. Irupi Brazil 3,505
3,897. Araguaiana Brazil 3,512
3,894. Montes Altos Brazil 3,518
3,873. Moita Bonita Brazil 3,602
3,865. São João Batista Brazil 3,634
3,861. Icatu Brazil 3,648
3,855. Paulista Brazil 3,677
3,851. Carianos Brazil 3,700
3,846. Dona Inês Brazil 3,709
3,839. Cavalcante Brazil 3,747
3,836. Anagé Brazil 3,758
3,824. Juru Brazil 3,796
3,816. Pimenteiras Brazil 3,819
3,808. Triunfo Brazil 3,871
3,805. Marilândia Brazil 3,900
3,766. Matias Olímpio Brazil 4,012
3,763. Imaculada Brazil 4,014
3,753. Itarana Brazil 4,060
3,749. Manoel Urbano Brazil 4,065
3,736. Limoeiro do Ajuru Brazil 4,109
3,730. Santa Isabel do Rio Negro Brazil 4,142
3,715. Mulungu Brazil 4,181
3,709. Japoatã Brazil 4,207
3,699. Palmeirais Brazil 4,262
3,698. Salgado de São Félix Brazil 4,266
3,692. Quijingue Brazil 4,293
3,684. Simões Brazil 4,332
3,680. Barão de Melgaço Brazil 4,353
3,673. Maraã Brazil 4,387
3,670. Tomar do Geru Brazil 4,394
3,661. Alto Longá Brazil 4,435
3,660. Tiradentes Brazil 4,439
3,637. Conceição do Castelo Brazil 4,538
3,633. Tonantins Brazil 4,561
3,632. Dois Riachos Brazil 4,565
3,628. Umbuzeiro Brazil 4,588