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List of metropolitan areas in Brazil

This is a list of the metropolitan areas in Brazil. It contains the 27 metropolitan regions (Portuguese: Regiões Metropolitanas), integrated development areas (Regiões Integradas de Desenvolvimento) and urban agglomerations (Aglomerações Urbanas) with more than one million inhabitants in Brazil according to the 2016 and 2017 estimates published by IBGE, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics.

Rank Metropolitan area State Population
(2017)[1]
Population
(2016)[2]
Change
1 São Paulo  São Paulo 21,391,624 21,242,939 +0.7%
2 Rio de Janeiro  Rio de Janeiro 12,377,505 12,330,186 +0.4%
3 Belo Horizonte  Minas Gerais 5,915,536 5,873,841 +0.7%
4 Federal District and surroundings  Distrito Federal / Goiás / Minas Gerais 4,366,901 4,284,676 +1.9%
5 Porto Alegre  Rio Grande do Sul 4,293,050 4,276,475 +0.4%
6 Fortaleza  Ceará 4,051,744 4,019,213 +0.8%
7 Salvador  Bahia 4,015,205 3,984,583 +0.8%
8 Recife  Pernambuco 3,965,699 3,940,456 +0.6%
9 Curitiba  Paraná 3,572,326 3,537,894 +1.0%
10 Campinas  São Paulo 3,168,019 3,131,528 +1.2%
11 Manaus  Amazonas 2,612,747 2,568,817 +1.7%
12 Vale do Paraíba e Litoral Norte  São Paulo 2,497,857 2,475,879 +0.9%
13 Goiânia  Goiás 2,493,792 2,458,504 +1.4%
14 Belém  Pará 2,441,761 2,422,481 +0.8%
15 Sorocaba  São Paulo 2,088,381 1,908,425 +9.4%
16 Vitória  Espírito Santo 1,960,213 1,935,483 +1.3%
17 Baixada Santista  São Paulo 1,828,212 1,813,033 +0.8%
18 Ribeirão Preto  São Paulo 1,678,910 1,662,645 +1.0%
19 São Luís  Maranhão 1,619,377 1,605,305 +0.9%
20 Natal  Rio Grande do Norte 1,596,104 1,537,211 +3.8%
21 Piracicaba  São Paulo 1,464,993 1,452,691 +0.8%
22 Norte/Nordeste Catarinense  Santa Catarina 1,383,456 1,363,854 +1.4%
23 Maceió  Alagoas 1,352,241 1,314,254 +2.9%
24 João Pessoa  Paraíba 1,282,227 1,268,360 +1.1%
25 Teresina  Piauí / Maranhão 1,204,397 1,199,941 +0.4%
26 Florianópolis  Santa Catarina 1,172,076 1,152,115 +1.7%
27 Londrina  Paraná 1,094,347 1,085,479 +0.8%
28 Cuiabá River valley  Mato Grosso 1,005,690 998,174 +0.8%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Estimativas 2017 especiais" (in Portuguese). IBGE. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "IBGE divulga as estimativas populacionais dos municípios em 2016" (in Portuguese). IBGE. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2017.