The city is one of the newer forms of habitat that humans live in when compared to places like farms and suburbs. Today cities are highly populated due to their large size and various places to work and live. However some cities are more populated than others. Many of these cities are popular. Here are the world’s 10 most populated cities.
1. Tokyo, Japan
One of the best known cities in the world, it rivals New York in terms of popularity. The city of Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is the most populated city with a population of 37,833,000. The city is a popular tourist site due to the many attractions of the city.
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2. Delhi, India
Being the capital territory of India, it is no surprise that Delhi would be the most populous city in all of India. However it is the most polluted city in the world, making the air very dangerous to breath. This can cause major problems to the people living here. The population of the city is 24,953,000.
3. Shanghai, China
Shanghai is the most populous city in all of China. The city is a popular tourist spot due to its historical landmarks, extensive Lujiazui skyline, many skyscrapers, and major museums. The city has a population of 22,991,000.
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4. Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and is one of the most important cities in all of north america. This is because of Mexico City being a financial center. The city has been growing in liberal values over the years on things like gay marriage. The population of the city is 20,843,000.
5. São Paulo, Brazil
São Paulo is a municipality located in the southeast region of Brazil. It is an alpha global city and hosted the 1950 and 2014 FIFA cup. The population of the city is 20,831,000.
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6. Mumbai, India
Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the largest city in the country of India. This city has evolved from a commercial capital of India to a global financial hub. The city has a population of 20,741,000.
7. Osaka, Japan
One of the more popular cities in the country, Osaka is an amazing place to live in Japan. The city is located in the Kansai region. The city is large and holds many things to do for the people who live there. The city has a population of 20,123,000.
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8. Beijing, China
The capital of the country of china, it is no surprise that Beijing is the capital of china. However Beijing may not be the greatest place to live, as air pollution is a very common thing there. In fact, many people who live there will wear mask while outside in the city. The city has a population of 19,520,000.
9. New York/Newark, United States
Known as the city of lights, New York is the first thing many people think of when they hear the word city. In fact New York is so popular, that some people believe it is the capital of the state, despite it being Albany. The city has a population of 18,591,000 people.
10. Cairo, Egypt
At number 10, with a population of 18,419,000 people is Cairo Egypt. It is not only the capital and the largest city in egypt, but the largest city throughout the entire middle east. Cairo is most known for its 2011 revolution, which was against the former president Hosni Mubarak.