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
1,268. Paramonga Peru 27,631
1,293. La Peca Peru 27,045
1,301. Chancay Peru 26,958
1,319. Hualmay Peru 26,658
1,354. Monsefú Peru 25,707
1,356. Marcavelica Peru 25,645
1,361. San Vicente de Cañete Peru 25,517
1,365. Querecotillo Peru 25,396
1,366. Guadalupe Peru 25,376
1,378. Santa Ana Peru 25,145
1,382. Rioja Peru 25,057
1,403. Laredo Peru 24,691
1,453. Nazca Peru 23,556
1,471. Yanacancha Peru 23,175
1,480. Sechura Peru 23,020
1,505. Moche Peru 22,581
1,539. Santiago de Cao Peru 21,982
1,549. Huamachuco Peru 21,768
1,580. Paiján Peru 21,128
1,584. Jauja Peru 21,057
1,599. Virú Peru 20,774
1,601. Huaura Peru 20,723
1,618. Bagua Grande Peru 20,382
1,624. Chachapoyas Peru 20,279
1,688. Ayaviri Peru 19,310
1,739. Huanta Peru 18,627
1,810. Uchiza Peru 17,742
1,814. La Breita Peru 17,693
1,833. Andahuaylas Peru 17,444
1,848. Mala Peru 17,260
1,879. Zarumilla Peru 16,907
1,922. Camaná Peru 16,434
1,944. San Pedro de Lloc Peru 16,250
1,951. Huarmey Peru 16,172
1,956. Yunguyo Peru 16,140
1,963. Chongoyape Peru 16,061
1,967. Ilave Peru 16,033
1,985. San Clemente Peru 15,815
2,012. Pimentel Peru 15,552
2,018. Satipo Peru 15,532
2,023. Minas de Marcona Peru 15,478
2,033. Junín Peru 15,320
2,040. Bellavista Peru 15,231
2,059. Coishco Peru 15,083
2,071. Chicama Peru 14,915
2,072. Saposoa Peru 14,894
2,082. Santa Maria Peru 14,853
2,091. Tabalosos Peru 14,744
2,095. San Ramón Peru 14,708
2,102. Celendín Peru 14,660
2,149. Chota Peru 14,240
2,154. Salinera Colán Peru 14,210
2,166. Puerto Santa Peru 14,066
2,174. Ascope Peru 14,015
2,189. Contamana Peru 13,885
2,211. Supe Peru 13,719
2,217. Lamas Peru 13,693
2,216. Eten Peru 13,693
2,220. Motupe Peru 13,681
2,229. Pativilca Peru 13,583
2,246. Cajabamba Peru 13,486
2,260. Bambamarca Peru 13,351
2,265. Azángaro Peru 13,290
2,308. Vice Peru 12,915
2,310. Chilca Peru 12,884
2,347. Atuncolla Peru 12,654
2,382. Pueblo Nuevo Peru 12,471
2,413. Morropón Peru 12,307
2,419. Zorritos Peru 12,261
2,523. Puerto Supe Peru 11,450
2,536. Concepción Peru 11,330
2,567. Villa Tupac Amaru Peru 11,159
2,600. Carás Peru 10,926
2,612. Soritor Peru 10,858
2,637. Santa Rosa Peru 10,625
2,647. Puquio Peru 10,491
2,658. Santiago Peru 10,449
2,709. Otuzco Peru 10,134
2,722. Salaverry Peru 10,066
2,752. Chupaca Peru 9,877
2,760. Reque Peru 9,808
2,762. Olmos Peru 9,800
2,807. Ilabaya Peru 9,492
2,809. San José de Sisa Peru 9,477
2,814. Las Lomas Peru 9,450
2,837. El Alto Peru 9,303
2,849. Quiruvilca Peru 9,226
2,854. Lagunas Peru 9,197
2,858. Calca Peru 9,179
2,865. Carhuamayo Peru 9,122
2,867. Aguas Verdes Peru 9,106
2,868. Máncora Peru 9,101
2,871. Subtanjalla Peru 9,096
2,873. Yauya Peru 9,092
2,897. Campoverde Peru 8,945
2,910. San Luis Peru 8,862
2,917. Cocachacra Peru 8,799
2,924. San Jerónimo Peru 8,772
2,929. Pacanga Peru 8,750
2,949. Huancabamba Peru 8,553