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This is a list of the 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 kilometre. 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.

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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
City Population Area (km2) Area (mi2) Density (/km2) Density (/mi2) Country
Manila 1,652,171[1] 38.55[2] 16.55 43,079[2] 107,561   Philippines
Ebeye 15,000 0.362 0.140 41,436 107,143   Marshall Islands
Dhaka 10,356,176[citation needed] 302.92[3] 116.96 34,105 88,545   Bangladesh
Pateros (Municipality) 64,147[1] 2.10[4] 0.81 30,546 79,114   Philippines
Cavite City 319,104[5] 10.89 4.20[6] 29,302 75,890   Philippines
Mumbai 12,478,447[7] 603[8] 233 28,508 73,837   India
Caloocan 1,489,040[1] 53.34[4] 20.6 27,916 72,302   Philippines
Bnei Brak 193,774[9] 7.088[10] 2.736 27,338 70,823   Israel
Levallois-Perret 63,436[11] 2.4[11] 0.93 26,432 68,458   France
Le Pré-Saint-Gervais 18,121[12] 0.7[12] 0.27 25,887 67,047   France
Vincennes 48,689[13] 1.9[13] 0.733 25,626 66,371   France
Saint-Mandé 22,627[14] 0.9[14] 0.35 25,141 65,115   France
Bally 291,972[7] 11.81[15] 4.56 24,722 64,031   India
Kolkata 4,486,679[7] 185[16] 71.4 24,252 62,813   India
Saint-Josse-ten-Noode 27,548[17] 1.14[18] 0.44 24,165 62,404   Belgium
Kathmandu 1,183,000[19] 49.45 19.09 23,923 61,972     Nepal
Subang Jaya 1,683,589[20] 70.41 27.19 23,911 61,929   Malaysia
Neapoli 27,084[20] 1.17 0.45 23,188 60,186   Greece
Montrouge 48,410[21] 2.1[21] 0.81 23,052 59,705   France
Malé 133,412[22] 5.8[23][24] 2.24 23,002 59,559   Maldives
Malabon 353,337[1] 15.76[4] 6.08 22,420 58,607   Philippines
Guttenberg, New Jersey 11,481[25] 0.507 0.196[26] 22,645 58,577   United States
Navotas 249,463[5] 11.51 4.44[27] 21,674 56,140   Philippines
Pasig 669,773[1] 31.00[4] 11.97 21,606 55,958   Philippines
Paris 2,265,886[28] 105.4[28] 40.7 21,498 55,673   France
Mislata 43,756[29] 2.06[29] 0.80 21,241 54,695   Spain
Macau 643,100[30] 30.3[31] 11.73 21,224 54,790   China
Kallithea 100,050[32] 4.75[32] 1.83 21,068 54,733   Greece
Nea Smyrni 73,090[32] 3.52[32] 1.36 20,740 53,717   Greece
Howrah 1,072,161[7] 51.74[15] 19.98 20,722 53,670   India
Pasay 392,869[1] 19.00[4] 7.34 20,677 53,554   Philippines
San Juan 121,430[1] 5.94[4] 2.29 20,442 52,946   Philippines
Colombo 323,257 37 14.28 20,405 52,871   Sri Lanka
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat 252,171[33] 12.4[33] 4.8 20,336 52,536   Spain
Union City, New Jersey 66,455[25] 3.32 1.28[26] 20,004 51,810   United States
Asmara 896,000[34] 45[34] 17 19,911 51,570   Eritrea
Cairo 11,742,120[35] 606[36] 234 19,376 50,180   Egypt
Makati 529,039[1] 27.36[4] 10.56 19,336 50,080   Philippines
West New York, New Jersey 49,708[25] 2.608 1.007[26] 19,059 49,362   United States
Saint-Gilles 46,931[17] 2.52[18] 0.97 18,623 48,234   Belgium
Bandung 3,075,478 167 64 18,416 48,054   Indonesia
Monaco 36,950[37] 2.02[38] 0.78 18,292 47,372   Monaco
Boulogne-Billancourt 113,085[39] 6.2[39] 2.39 18,239 47,240   France
Giv'atayim 58,500[40] 3.24[40] 1.25 18,056 46,800   Israel
Quezon City 2,936,116[41] 165.53[42] 63.83[43] 17,738 45,999   Philippines
Chittagong 2,582,401[44] 155 59.85 16,618 43,148   Bangladesh

See alsoEdit

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