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List of metropolitan areas in Brazil

This is a list of the metropolitan areas in Brazil. It contains the 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 2017 estimates published by IBGE.

Rank Metropolitan area State[1] Population
(2017)[2]
Population
(2016)[3]
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 Distrito Federal e Entorno (Brasilia)  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 (Santos)  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 (Joinville)  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 Vale do Rio Cuiabá (Cuiabá)  Mato Grosso 1,005,690 998,174 +0.8%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brazil: Metropolitan Areas". citypopulation.de. Retrieved 17 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Tabela 4: POPULAÇÃO DAS REGIÕES METROPOLITANAS, REGIÕES INTEGRADAS DE DESENVOLVIMENTO E AGLOMERAÇÕES URBANAS COM MAIS DE UM MILHÃO DE HABITANTES" (in Portuguese). IBGE. 31 August 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "IBGE divulga as estimativas populacionais dos municípios em 2016" (in Portuguese). IBGE. 30 August 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2017.