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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 13 entries) in the table below.

 
Guttenberg, New Jersey, United States, just outside New York City
 
Entire city of Malé, Maldives
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  Manila 1,780,148[1] 38.55[2] 14.88 46,178 119,600
  Pateros, Metro Manila (municipality) 63,840[1] 1.76[3] 0.68 36,447 94,400
  Dhaka 8,906,136 306.38 118.29 29,069 75,290
  Mandaluyong 386,276[1] 11.06[3] 4.27 34,925 90,460
  Mumbai 19,478,447[4] 603[5] 233 32,303 83,660
  Caloocan 1,583,978[1] 53.20[3] 20.54 27,989 72,490
  Bnei Brak 193,774[6] 7.088[7] 2.737 27,338 70,810
  Levallois-Perret 63,436[8] 2.4[8] 0.93 26,432 68,460
  Le Pré-Saint-Gervais 18,121[9] 0.7[9] 0.27 25,887 67,050
  Vincennes 48,689[10] 1.9[10] 0.73 25,626 66,370
  Saint-Mandé 22,627[11] 0.9[11] 0.35 25,141 65,110
  Bally, Howrah 291,972[4] 11.81[12] 4.56 24,722 64,030
  Makati 582,602[1] 21.73[3] 8.39 24,346 63,060
  Kolkata 4,496,694[13] 185[14] 71 24,306 62,950
  Saint-Josse-ten-Noode 27,548[15] 1.14[16] 0.44 24,165 62,590
  Kathmandu 1,183,000[17] 49.45 19.09 23,923 61,960
  Subang Jaya 1,683,589[18] 70.41 27.19 23,911 61,930
  Neapoli, Thessaloniki 27,084[18] 1.17 0.45 23,149 59,960
  Montrouge 48,410[19] 2.1[19] 0.81 23,052 59,700
  Malé 133,412[20] 5.8[21][22] 2.2 23,002 59,570
  Guttenberg, New Jersey 11,481[23] 0.51 0.196[24] 22,645 58,650
  Malabon 365,525[1] 15.96[3] 6.16 22,139 57,340
  Navotas 249,463[1] 11.51[3] 29.8 21,674 56,140
  Paris 2,265,886[25] 105.4[25] 40.7 21,498 55,680
  Pasig 755,300[1] 31.46[3] 12.15 21,290 55,100
  Mislata 43,756[26] 2.06[26] 0.80 21,241 55,010
  Macau 643,100[27] 30.3[28] 11.7 21,224 54,970
  Kallithea 100,050[29] 4.75[29] 1.83 21,063 54,550
  Nea Smyrni 73,090[29] 3.52[29] 1.36 20,764 53,780
  Howrah 1,072,161[4] 51.74[12] 19.98 20,722 53,670
  Pasay 416,522[1] 18.64[3] 7.20 21,077 54,590
  San Juan, Metro Manila 122,180[1] 5.87[3] 2.27 20,687 53,580
  Colombo 752,993 37 14 20,351 52,710
  L'Hospitalet de Llobregat 252,171[30] 12.4[30] 4.8 20,336 52,670
  Union City, New Jersey 66,455[23] 3.3 1.28[24] 20,017 51,840
  Asmara 896,000[31] 45[31] 17 19,911 51,570
  Marikina 450,741[1] 22.64[3] 8.74 19,909 51,560
  Saint-Gilles, Belgium 50,002[15] 2.52[16] 0.97 19,842 51,390
  West New York, New Jersey 49,708[23] 2.61 1.007[24] 19,060 49,400
  Bandung 3,075,478 167 64 18,416 47,700
  Las Piñas 588,894[1] 32.02[3] 12.36 18,391 47,630
  Monaco 36,950[32] 2.02[33] 0.78 18,292 47,380
  Boulogne-Billancourt 113,085[34] 6.2[34] 2.4 18,240 47,200
  Giv'atayim 58,500[35] 3.24[35] 1.25 18,056 46,760
  Quezon City 2,936,116[1] 165.53[3] 63.91 17,738 45,940
  Chittagong 2,582,401[36] 155 60 16,661 43,150
  Seoul 9,962,393[37] 605.21[38] 233.67 15,763 40,830
  Cairo 9,539,673[39] 606[40] 234 15,742 40,770

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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