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
74. Londrina Brazil 471,832
73. Feira de Santana Brazil 481,911
71. Aracaju Brazil 490,175
69. Aparecida de Goiânia Brazil 510,770
66. Cuiabá Brazil 521,934
65. Ribeirão Preto Brazil 551,267
63. Sorocaba Brazil 558,862
62. Uberlândia Brazil 563,536
59. São José dos Campos Brazil 613,764
58. Contagem Brazil 627,123
57. Jaboatão dos Guararapes Brazil 630,008
56. João Pessoa Brazil 650,883
55. Santo André Brazil 662,373
54. Osasco Brazil 677,856
52. Jaboatão Brazil 702,621
50. Campo Grande Brazil 729,151
49. São Bernardo do Campo Brazil 743,372
48. Teresina Brazil 744,512
45. Natal Brazil 763,043
40. Duque de Caxias Brazil 818,329
36. São Luís Brazil 917,237
34. Maceió Brazil 954,991
33. Nova Iguaçu Brazil 1,002,118
32. Campinas Brazil 1,031,554
31. Guarulhos Brazil 1,169,577
30. Goiânia Brazil 1,171,195
26. Porto Alegre Brazil 1,372,741
22. Belém Brazil 1,407,737
20. Recife Brazil 1,478,098
18. Manaus Brazil 1,598,210
17. Curitiba Brazil 1,718,421
13. Brasília Brazil 2,207,718
11. Belo Horizonte Brazil 2,373,224
9. Fortaleza Brazil 2,400,000
8. Salvador Brazil 2,711,840
5. Rio de Janeiro Brazil 6,023,699
2. São Paulo Brazil 10,021,295
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