List of European cities by population within city limits

The list includes cities with over 1 million inhabitants. Cities are sorted by official population. Capital cities are in boldface.

Largest citiesEdit

City Country Official
population
Date 2011 Eurostat
population[1]
Image Location Ref.
1 Istanbul   Turkey 15,462,452[2] 31 December 2020   41°00′49″N 28°57′18″E / 41.013611°N 28.955°E / 41.013611; 28.955 (1 Istanbul) [3]
2 Moscow[a]   Russia 12,195,221 1 January 2019   55°45′00″N 37°37′00″E / 55.75°N 37.616667°E / 55.75; 37.616667 (2 Moscow) [4]
3 London   United Kingdom 9,126,366 31 December 2018 8,173,941   51°30′26″N 0°07′39″W / 51.507222°N 0.1275°W / 51.507222; -0.1275 (3 London) [5]
4 Saint Petersburg   Russia 5,383,890 1 January 2019   59°57′N 30°18′E / 59.95°N 30.3°E / 59.95; 30.3 (1 Saint Petersburg) [6][7]
5 Berlin   Germany 3,748,148 31 December 2018 3,460,725   52°31′00″N 13°23′00″E / 52.516667°N 13.383333°E / 52.516667; 13.383333 (5 Berlin) [8]
6 Madrid   Spain 3,223,334 1 January 2018 3,198,645   40°23′00″N 3°43′00″W / 40.383333°N 3.716667°W / 40.383333; -3.716667 (6 Madrid) [9]
7 Kyiv   Ukraine 2,950,800 1 December 2019   50°27′00″N 30°31′24″E / 50.45°N 30.523333°E / 50.45; 30.523333 (8 Kiev) [10]
8 Rome   Italy 2,844,750 31 December 2019 2,873,494   41°54′N 12°30′E / 41.9°N 12.5°E / 41.9; 12.5 (7 Rome) [11]
9 Bucharest   Romania 2,155,240 1 July 2020 1,903,299   44°25′57″N 26°06′14″E / 44.4325°N 26.103889°E / 44.4325; 26.103889 (11 Bucharest) [12]
10 Paris   France 2,140,526 1 January 2019 2,249,977   48°51′24″N 2°21′03″E / 48.8567°N 2.3508°E / 48.8567; 2.3508 (9 Paris) [13]
11 Minsk   Belarus 1,982,444 1 January 2018   53°54′00″N 27°34′00″E / 53.9°N 27.566667°E / 53.9; 27.566667 (10 Minsk) [14]
12 Vienna   Austria 1,921,153 1 January 2021 1,598,626   48°12′00″N 16°22′00″E / 48.2°N 16.366667°E / 48.2; 16.366667 (12 Vienna) [15]
13 Hamburg   Germany 1,899,160 31 December 2019 1,786,448   53°33′55″N 10°00′05″E / 53.565278°N 10.001389°E / 53.565278; 10.001389 (13 Hamburg) [16]
14 Warsaw   Poland 1,793,579 30 June 2020 1,708,491   52°14′00″N 21°01′00″E / 52.233333°N 21.016667°E / 52.233333; 21.016667 (15 Warsaw) [17]
15 Budapest   Hungary 1,768,073 1 January 2020 1,729,040   47°29′33″N 19°03′05″E / 47.4925°N 19.051389°E / 47.4925; 19.051389 (14 Budapest) [18]
16 Barcelona   Spain 1,636,762 1 January 2018 1,611,013   41°23′00″N 2°11′00″E / 41.383333°N 2.183333°E / 41.383333; 2.183333 (16 Barcelona) [9]
17 Munich   Germany 1,488,202 31 December 2020 1,378,176   48°08′00″N 11°34′00″E / 48.133333°N 11.566667°E / 48.133333; 11.566667 (18 Munich) [19]
18 Kharkiv   Ukraine 1,451,132 1 January 2019   50°00′16″N 36°13′53″E / 50.004444°N 36.231389°E / 50.004444; 36.231389 (17 Kharkiv) [20]
19 Milan   Italy 1,404,239 30 December 2019 1,324,110   45°28′00″N 9°11′00″E / 45.466667°N 9.183333°E / 45.466667; 9.183333 (19 Milan) [11]
20 Belgrade   Serbia 1,344,844 31 December 2011   44°49′00″N 20°28′00″E / 44.816667°N 20.466667°E / 44.816667; 20.466667 (28 Belgrade) [21]
21 Prague   Czech Republic 1,324,277 1 January 2020 1,241,664   50°05′00″N 14°25′00″E / 50.083333°N 14.416667°E / 50.083333; 14.416667 (21 Prague) [22]
22 Nizhny Novgorod   Russia 1,259,013 1 January 2018   56°19′37″N 44°00′27″E / 56.326944°N 44.0075°E / 56.326944; 44.0075 (20 Nizhny Novgorod) [23]
23 Kazan 1,257,391 1 January 2020   55°47′25″N 49°08′05″E / 55.790278°N 49.134722°E / 55.790278; 49.134722 (23 Kazan) [24]
24 Sofia   Bulgaria 1,238,438 31 December 2017 1,324,025   42°42′N 23°20′E / 42.7°N 23.33°E / 42.7; 23.33 (22 Bulgaria) [25]
25 Birmingham   United Kingdom 1,223,000 mid-2017 1,073,045   52°28′59″N 1°53′37″W / 52.483056°N 1.893611°W / 52.483056; -1.893611 (28 Birmingham) [26]
26 Brussels   Belgium 1,211,035 1 November 2018 1,136,778   50°50′48″N 4°21′09″E / 50.8467°N 4.3525°E / 50.8467; 4.3525 (26 Brussels) [27]
27 Samara   Russia 1,170,910 1 January 2016   53°12′10″N 50°08′27″E / 53.202778°N 50.140833°E / 53.202778; 50.140833 (27 Samara) [28]
28 Ufa 1,121,429   54°45′00″N 55°58′00″E / 54.75°N 55.966667°E / 54.75; 55.966667 (29 Ufa) [29]
29 Rostov-on-Don 1,119,875   47°14′00″N 39°42′00″E / 47.233333°N 39.7°E / 47.233333; 39.7 (30 Rostov-on-Don) [30]
30 Cologne   Germany 1,085,664 31 December 2018 1,007,119   50°56′11″N 6°57′10″E / 50.936389°N 6.952778°E / 50.936389; 6.952778 (31 Cologne) [31]
31 Voronezh   Russia 1,054,537 1 January 2019   51°40′18″N 39°12′38″E / 51.671667°N 39.210556°E / 51.671667; 39.210556 (33 Voronezh) [32]
32 Perm 1,051,583 1 January 2018   58°00′00″N 56°19′00″E / 58°N 56.316667°E / 58; 56.316667 (34 Perm) [33]
33 Volgograd 1,013,533   48°42′00″N 44°31′00″E / 48.7°N 44.516667°E / 48.7; 44.516667 (35 New York City) [34]
34 Odessa   Ukraine 1,011,494   46°28′N 30°43′E / 46.467°N 30.717°E / 46.467; 30.717 (Odessa) [35]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Moscow is the most populous city entirely within Europe.

ReferencesEdit

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    Europe (25 districts) = 9,959,793
    Asia (14 districts) = 5,502,659
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