Asia - Top 100+ Urban Areas by Population

Population data courtesy of the United Nations Statistics Division and is by urban area as defined by each member country in Asia (for specific city data, see our ranking by city). Data is as of 2010 estimates.

Rank Urban AreaCountryPopulation
1. Tokyo-Yokohama Japan 36,650,000
2. Seoul-Incheon South Korea 22,500,000
3. Delhi India 22,155,000
4. Jakarta Indonesia 21,700,000
5. Mumbai India 20,900,000
6. Manila Philippines 19,375,000
7. Shanghai China 18,400,000
8. Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto Japan 17,000,000
9. Kolkota India 15,550,000
10. Shenzhen China 15,000,000
11. Beijing China 13,545,000
12. Karachi Pakistan 13,125,000
13. Istanbul Turkey 12,739,000
14. Dongguan China 12,000,000
15. Guangzhou-Foshan China 11,710,000
16. Dhaka Bangladesh 11,175,000
17. Nagoya Japan 10,025,000
18. Taipei Taiwan 8,300,000
19. Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam 7,600,000
20. Chennai India 7,550,000
21. Tehran Iran 7,225,000
22. Bangalore India 7,220,000
23. Lahore Pakistan 7,130,000
24. Bangkok Thailand 6,980,000
25. Hong Kong China 6,975,000
26. Hyderabad India 6,750,000
27. Chongqing China 6,620,000
28. Tianjin China 6,400,000
29. Bandung Indonesia 5,950,000
30. Baghdad Iraq 5,890,000
31. Ahmadabad India 5,720,000
32. Wuhan China 5,360,000
33. Shenyang China 5,250,000
34. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 5,100,000
35. Chengdu China 5,090,000
36. Singapore Singapore 5,075,000
37. Hangzhou China 5,030,000
38. Pune India 5,000,000
39. Riyadh Saudi Arabia 4,850,000
40. Xi'an China 4,655,000
41. Yangon Myanmar 4,350,000
42. Surat India 4,170,000
43. Nanjing China 4,170,000
44. Harbin China 4,000,000
45. Ankara Turkey 3,910,000
46. Kabul Afghanistan 3,730,000
47. Surabaya Indonesia 3,500,000
48. Pusan South Korea 3,400,000
49. Dalian China 3,380,000
50. Kanpur India 3,360,000
51. Tel Aviv Israel 3,270,000
52. Suzhou China 3,250,000
53. Jeddah Saudi Arabia 3,230,000
54. Ningbo China 3,150,000
55. Changchun China 3,150,000
56. Kunming China 3,150,000
57. Jaipur India 3,130,000
58. Dubai UAE 3,100,000
59. Aleppo Syria 3,090,000
60. Taiyuan China 2,960,000
61. Rawalpindi-Islamabad Pakistan 2,880,000
62. Lucknow India 2,870,000
63. Faisalabad Pakistan 2,850,000
64. Pyongyang North Korea 2,830,000
65. Chittagong Bangladesh 2,825,000
66. Wuxi China 2,760,000
67. Izmir Turkey 2,720,000
68. Nanchang China 2,670,000
69. Mashhad Iran 2,650,000
70. Sapporo Japan 2,650,000
71. Nagpur India 2,610,000
72. Damascus Syria 2,600,000
73. Fukuoka Japan 2,550,000
74. Qingdao China 2,530,000
75. Taichung Taiwan 2,500,000
76. Kaohsiung Taiwan 2,500,000
77. Taegu South Korea 2,440,000
78. Fuzhou China 2,430,000
79. Changsha China 2,400,000
80. Jinan China 2,380,000
81. Sanaa Yemen 2,340,000
82. Guiyang China 2,330,000
83. Karaj Iran 2,328,000
84. Patna India 2,320,000
85. Amman Jordan 2,300,000
86. Hanoi Vietnam 2,300,000
87. Kuwait Kuwait 2,300,000
88. Zhengzhou China 2,295,000
89. Shijiazhuang China 2,280,000
90. Quanzhou China 2,250,000
91. Tashkent Uzbekistan 2,210,000
92. Haikou China 2,210,000
93. Baotou China 2,200,000
94. Zhongshan China 2,200,000
95. Lanzhou China 2,190,000
96. Wenzhou China 2,180,000
97. Indore India 2,170,000
98. Hefei China 2,140,000
99. Medan Indonesia 2,125,000
100. Xiamen China 2,100,000

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