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List of cities by population density

This is a list of cities worldwide by population density. The population, population density and land area for the cities listed are based on the entire city proper, the defined boundary or border of a city or the city limits of the city. The population density of the cities listed is based on the average number of people living per square mile or per square kilometer. This list does not refer to the population, population density or land area of the greater metropolitan area or urban area, nor particular districts in any of the cities listed.

Cities by population densityEdit

The Philippines, the 12th most populous country in the world, holds the highest number of cities (at 11 entries) in the table below.

 
Guttenberg, New Jersey, United States, just outside New York City
 
Entire city of Malé, Maldives
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City Population Area (km2) Area (mi2) Density (/km2) Density (/mi2) Country
Manila 1,780,148 42.88 16.56 41,515 107,520
Dhaka 8,906,136 306.38 118.29 29,105 75,290
Pateros (Municipality) [1]64,147 [2]2.10 0.81 30,546 79,114
Cavite City [3]319,104 10.89 [4]4.20 29,302 75,890
Mumbai [5]19,478,447 [6]603 233 28,508 73,837
Caloocan [1]1,489,040 [2]53.34 20.6 27,916 72,302
Bnei Brak [7]193,774 [8]7.088 2.736 27,338 70,823
Levallois-Perret [9]63,436 [9]2.4 0.93 26,432 68,458
Le Pré-Saint-Gervais [10]18,121 [10]0.7 0.27 25,887 67,047
Vincennes [11]48,689 [11]1.9 0.733 25,626 66,371
Saint-Mandé [12]22,627 [12]0.9 0.35 25,141 65,115
Bally [5]291,972 [13]11.81 4.56 24,722 64,031
Kolkata [5]14,486,679 [14]185 71.4 23,306 62,813
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode [15]27,548 [16]1.14 0.44 24,165 62,404
Kathmandu [17]1,183,000 49.45 19.09 23,923 61,972
Subang Jaya [18]1,683,589 70.41 27.19 23,911 61,929
Neapoli [18]27,084 1.17 0.45 23,188 60,186
Montrouge [19]48,410 [19]2.1 0.81 23,052 59,705
Malé [20]133,412 [21][22]5.8 2.24 23,002 59,559
Malabon [1]353,337 [2]15.76 6.08 22,420 58,607
Guttenberg, New Jersey [23]11,481 0.507 [24]0.196 22,645 58,577
Navotas [3]249,463 11.51 [25]4.44 21,674 56,140
Pasig [1]669,773 [2]31.00 11.97 21,606 55,958
Paris [26]2,265,886 [26]105.4 40.7 21,498 55,673
Mislata [27]43,756 [27]2.06 0.80 21,241 54,695
Macau [28]643,100 [29]30.3 11.73 21,224 54,790
Kallithea [30]100,050 [30]4.75 1.83 21,068 54,733
Nea Smyrni [30]73,090 [30]3.52 1.36 20,740 53,717
Howrah [5]1,072,161 [13]51.74 19.98 20,722 53,670
Pasay [1]392,869 [2]19.00 7.34 20,677 53,554
San Juan [1]121,430 [2]5.94 2.29 20,442 52,946
Colombo 323,257 37 14.28 20,405 52,871
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat [31]252,171 [31]12.4 4.8 20,336 52,536
Union City, New Jersey [23]66,455 3.32 [24]1.28 20,004 51,810
Asmara [32]896,000 [32]45 17 19,911 51,570
Saint-Gilles [15]50,002 [16]2.52 0.97 19,842 51,548
Cairo [33]21,742,120 [34]606 234 19,376 50,180
Makati [1]529,039 [2]27.36 10.56 19,336 50,080
West New York, New Jersey [23]49,708 2.608 [24]1.007 19,059 49,362
Bandung 3,075,478 167 64 18,416 48,054
Monaco [35]36,950 [36]2.02 0.78 18,292 47,372
Boulogne-Billancourt [37]113,085 [37]6.2 2.39 18,239 47,240
Giv'atayim [38]58,500 [38]3.24 1.25 18,056 46,800
Quezon City [39]2,936,116 [40]165.53 [41]63.83 17,738 45,999
Chittagong [42]2,582,401 155 59.85 16,618 43,148

See alsoEdit

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