Top 20 biggest cities in the world
What is a big city for you? A million inhabitants or maybe two, ten or even thirty? See the photo gallery of the world's 20 largest cities in terms of population
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is on the 20th place by number of inhabitants.
The 19th place takes Buenos Aires, in the capital of Argentina there are 14.3 million people living there.
18th place: Calcutta is the largest city in India, with 15.7 million people.
17th place: Cairo, the capital of Egypt: the number of inhabitants reaches 17.3 million.
The 16th place in the ranking of the largest cities in the world is Moscow. 16.2 million people live in the capital of the largest country in the world.
There are 16.4 million inhabitants in Beijing, which places the capital of China on the 15th place in the ranking.
14th in the ranking: Osaka,in this one of the largest cities in Japan there are 16.8 million people.
Los Angeles is on the 13th place in terms of population with 17 million inhabitants.
The capital of the Philippines, Manila, and it is on the 12th place among the largest cities in the world with 20.7 million inhabitants living there.
The Indian city of Bombay is home to 20.8 million people, ranks 11th in the ranking.
On the 10th place in the ranking is the largest city in Pakistan - Karachi. 21.1 million people live in it.
9th place takes the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, it is home to 21.1 million people.
On the 8th place in the ranking of the largest cities is New York (21.5 million inhabitants).
7th place: Indian Delhi with 23 million inhabitants.
The 6th place in terms of population is occupied by the Mexican capital - Mexico City that accounts up to 23.2 million inhabitants.
The 5th most populous city in the world is Shanghai. This largest Chinese city counts 25.3 million inhabitants.
4th place is given to Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea: the number of inhabitants is 25.3 million people.
The third place in the ranking is the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta. 25.3 million inhabitants.