Transportation and Urban Geography

Cities and Suburbs

What is the most populated urban area in the world

The capital city of Tokyo, Japan, still reigns as the most populated urban area in the world, with over 35 million inhabitants. The next largest urban areas include Mexico City, Mexico (18.7 million), New York-Newark, United States (18.3 million), São Paulo, Brazil (17.9 million), and Mumbai, India (17.4 million).


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