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Cities and urban areas in China with population over 100,000]
[POPULATION data has been updated here]
Copyright Rhett Butler 2003

The table below includes cities with populations exceeding 100 000 people. All figures are estimates for 2002.


Urban Area RankCity Pop RankCityCountryCity PopulationUrban Area Population
1510ShanghaiChina903120012005300
2621BeijingChina71295009349300
3932TianjinChina43445006927200
5938WuhanChina39575004574200
4245ShenyangChina34529006422700
5146GuangzhouChina34337005370800
6058HarbinChina27654004457800
11564XianChina26565002965000
3685ChongqingChina23116007161100
16087KowloonChina22792002279200
96106ChengduChina19271003326800
123109ChangchunChina18867002744200
183112TaiyuanChina18322001920900
105114NanjingChina18000003115800
146120JinanChina17284002444400
101125DalianChina16575003195900
137154QingdaoChina14495002561200
182156LanzhouChina14345001930800
282164FushunChina13840001384000
169171ZhengzhouChina13477002162900
231183ChangshaChina12617001586100
284187DatongChina12536001377100
151189AnshanChina12469002404100
106200HangzhouChina12128003090600
207202ShijiazhuangChina11903001701000
186213GuiyangChina11615001910800
30215Hong KongChina11593008208200
245219JilinChina11428001523700
287232UrumqiChina11207001369100
362233ShenzhenChina11135001113500
222248NanchangChina10776001620600
242258FuzhouChina10369001534000
267299NanningChina9133001443300
363307XuzhouChina8931001111400
180313KunmingChina8713001947400
253332TangshanChina8212001480400
249335LuoyangChina8192001499000
352339WuxiChina8111001130900
297351HefeiChina7840001340200
195356ShantouChina7755001771200
213358QiqiharChina7705001671600
331360BenxiChina7640001175300
421361SuzhouChina763500979400
419372LiuzhouChina747700990700
394389HohhotChina7245001041200
470396XiningChina713500894900
266407BaotouChina6986001443300
600411HuangshiChina696200696200
466425JinzhouChina670600902100
429430FuxinChina664500969100
542440HegangChina649700772200
308465HandanChina6104001266400
580467YingkouChina609700721700
489491KaifengChina584400855700
450504MudanjiangChina574900933000
517519HengyangChina561600799000
729523LiaoyangChina559100559100
589524BaodingChina558800710100
567526AnyangChina557900736200
472539ChangzhouChina542900893800
584550XinxiangChina535100716500
762553DandongChina533600533600
359568BengbuChina5235001118200
604578WuhuChina517100688700
579580JiamusiChina516600721700
795588TuanmunChina510900510900
796589ShatinChina510800510800
801596PingdingshanChina507900507900
613600XiangtanChina506700675300
609613ZhuzhouChina497900680400
664637YichangChina483800613400
547641AomenChina479800762900
544646PanzhihuaChina478000771100
556650GuilinChina475900752600
723651XiangfanChina475500565000
281653NingboChina4724001388700
573654XiamenChina470200733000
570655WenzhouChina469000734000
622656JiaozuoChina468700659800
660699ZhanjiangChina442700618600
624703ChangzhiChina438900659100
768741PanjinChina416700527800
850751YantaiChina408100476300
670755TangguChina407400609800
773759HaikouChina406600525800
935770DongheChina401500401500
477794ZhangjiakouChina389500882500
746806MaanshanChina384600546400
638817YangquanChina379900640200
832819ShiyanChina379400493800
805825LiaoyuanChina375800506200
976831XianyangChina373500373500
703835BaojiChina372600573200
739866QitaiheChina361700551600
807868DongguanChina360200505200
855874XingtaiChina356200469100
1020881SipingChina354200354200
1023884ShashiChina353500353500
1048920AnqingChina343300343300
740926YangzhouChina342200551600
820928TaianChina341800500000
1066942WeifangChina336800336800
705957ZhenjiangChina332700572200
1085966JingdezhenChina329300329300
730967JinxiChina328800556700
1087969GuizhongChina326900326900
1111999ZhongshanChina316600316600
11331024TaipoChina311400311400
6191027QinhuangdaoChina309900665000
11421036QuanwanChina307900307900
11431037Hulan ErgiChina307700307700
8111039LuzhouChina306600503100
11661065FoshanChina300500300500
8211067YangjiangChina300200500000
8231076ZunyiChina297400497900
11801082JiujiangChina295400295400
11821084TielingChina295100295100
5141090DongyingChina294400804100
11901094TonglingChina293800293800
11981103ShaoyangChina292200292200
12111115XianggangziChina289300289300
12391147TiangjiaanChina281700281700
12451154YueyangChina279400279400
12471156YanchengChina278900278900
12661179WuzhouChina271700271700
12701184NanyangChina271300271300
12831199ZhangdianChina268400268400
12881203WafangdianChina267700267700
12981214SaertuChina266300266300
13121229SuizhouChina263400263400
8401236ZigongChina262300486600
13231243LinyiChina260600260600
13271249YingchengChina260000260000
13371258HezeChina257600257600
13551279DongchangChina253200253200
13591283XuchangChina252900252900
13621286SuihuaChina252100252100
13631287ChangdeChina251700251700
13701295ChifengChina250200250200
13721298ShaoguanChina249300249300
7641304YanjiChina248400530900
6491308YinchuanChina247500630900
13841311XinchengChina245500245500
13851312TongliaoChina245400245400
13891316MianyangChina245000245000
13911318RizhaoChina244700244700
13961324YibinChina243900243900
6081328HuaiyinChina242800680400
14051334CangzhouChina241700241700
14141346ChaozhouChina240000240000
14171349LaohekouChina239700239700
14221354MianchangChina238200238200
14271359BaichengChina237300237300
14351367NantongChina236500236500
3971383JixiChina2340001039200
14481384GuangyuanChina234000234000
14501387HebiChina233500233500
14851428TongchuanChina228000228000
14981441XiantaoChina226400226400
15001442JinzhouChina226100226100
15101453YuciChina225200225200
15131457RanghuluChina224600224600
15241468XintaiChina223300223300
15351480ShiongshuiChina221600221600
15371483HuizhouChina221300221300
15431489YiningChina220500220500
15441491LiaochengChina220300220300
15581505YiyangChina217900217900
15591506ChaoyangChina217500217500
15601507WuxueChina217100217100
15631511GanzhouChina216300216300
15701519DezhouChina215400215400
6901521HuaibeiChina214900587600
15861537LinfenChina213000213000
15881539ZhangzhouChina212900212900
15901541QingyiChina212600212600
15921543NanchongChina212400212400
15961547SanmingChina212200212200
16031556TianmenChina211300211300
6231588XinpuChina207200659800
7191599JiangmenChina205800567000
16521609RongchengChina204600204600
16571614QuanzhouChina203800203800
16721631XinyangChina202000202000
16741633SuzhouChina201800201800
16811641HaichengChina201200201200
16861646ZhuhaiChina200900200900
7271673ShuangyashanChina197700560900
17151677ShaoxingChina196700196700
17181680JiaxingChina196300196300
17241685ZouxianChina195500195500
17261687ShangqiuChina195400195400
17471708JiningChina194000194000
17491710KashiChina193400193400
17541715NanpingChina192900192900
17581721ChenzhouChina192600192600
17671730ShiheziChina191900191900
17741737KaiyuanChina190900190900
17811744ZaoyangChina189500189500
17831746AndaChina189300189300
17871750YunchengChina188800188800
17911754WanxianChina188600188600
17941757XuanhuaChina188200188200
18011765BadaojiangChina187500187500
18361803NeijiangChina183100183100
18391806LongfengChina182800182800
18421809JingzhouChina182700182700
8531810ZaozhuangChina182600474200
18441812QinchengChina182100182100
18481816AnshunChina181800181800
18521820EzhouChina181400181400
18641834PuyangChina180100180100
18651835YizhengChina180100180100
18681838DonglingChina180000180000
18721842MentougouChina179500179500
18801850BaiyinChina178600178600
18821852JiutaiChina178500178500
18861857MaomingChina177900177900
8281861LiupanshuiChina177300494900
18931865LuanChina176700176700
19121884JiningChina174900174900
19161887LaiyangChina174000174000
19321903JingmenChina172300172300
19371908MinhangChina171700171700
19421913BozhouChina171300171300
19541926KorlaChina170300170300
19601932JiaozhouChina169300169300
19671938HuzhouChina169000169000
19691940WeinanChina168900168900
19721943YulinChina168700168700
7021947DunhuaChina168300575300
19781951JianChina168100168100
19811954HailarChina167800167800
19821955HuanggangChina167800167800
19891962FuyangChina167200167200
19961970ChengdeChina166400166400
19991973FulingChina166200166200
20101984XiaoganChina164800164800
20111985WulanhaoteChina164700164700
20221996QiongguanouChina163900163900
20241998ZhichengChina163700163700
20251999GejiuChina163600163600
20262000XianningChina163500163500
20292003YuhongChina163400163400
20382012BeipiaoChina162700162700
20462021HengshanChina161700161700
20492024BoshanChina161200161200
20502025ZhaodongChina161200161200
20702047XinjiChina159200159200
20732050KailiChina159000159000
20842061DeyangChina158200158200
20852062LinheChina158200158200
20952072YichunChina157000157000
21032080DaliangChina156300156300
21162093SujiatunChina155500155500
21242102DingzhouChina155000155000
21272105HonghuChina154800154800
21302108GaomiChina154700154700
21342112GuangshuiChina154100154100
4342119YichunChina153400958800
21422121ZhoukouChina153200153200
21472126ZhaoqingChina152700152700
21582137BeianChina152100152100
21702149LeshanChina151400151400
21732152AchengChina151000151000
21792158XinzhouChina150900150900
21872166YuanlongChina150100150100
21962176DachangChina149000149000
22092189TongzhouChina148300148300
22112191AksuChina148100148100
22232204LinhaiChina147300147300
22242205ShangraoChina147300147300
22392220HanzhongChina146100146100
22442225ChizhouChina145900145900
22452226ChuzhouChina145900145900
22582239HuichengChina144900144900
22642246ZalantunChina144700144700
22692251ShanweiChina144200144200
22732255GongzhulingChina143700143700
22742256HengshuiChina143700143700
22752257BeihaiChina143600143600
22762258ShizuishanChina143600143600
22832265ChaohuChina143300143300
22842266YushanChina143300143300
22872269JinhuaChina143000143000
22942276JieshouChina142600142600
22952277HumenChina142500142500
22992281AnkangChina142200142200
23062288LongyanChina142000142000
23092291HuadianChina141800141800
23102292ZhumadianChina141800141800
23152297FuyuChina141400141400
23282311QujingChina140500140500
23342318DonghaiChina140100140100
23362320HuangyanChina140000140000
23422326XiaolanChina139500139500
23462330LeiyangChina138900138900
23502334HaibowanChina138700138700
23552339GangdongChina138300138300
23582342WudaChina137800137800
23592343ShuimogouChina137700137700
23632347YonganChina137500137500
23732357XuanzhouChina137000137000
23752359HuaihuaChina136900136900
23832367LangfangChina136500136500
23842368PuqiChina136500136500
23852369ShuangchengChina136500136500
23912375DaxianChina135900135900
7672387PingxiangChina135100528900
24032388JinchengChina135100135100
24062391JiagedagiChina134900134900
24162401TongrenChina134400134400
24202405YakeshiChina134100134100
24232408SanmenxiaChina133900133900
24332418LinchuanChina133300133300
24512436JiangyouChina132200132200
24542438JinchangChina131900131900
24572441DaliChina131700131700
24862470JiupuChina130000130000
24952479BaoshanChina129200129200
25032487ZhoucunChina128500128500
25082492LichengChina128300128300
25192503HonggangChina127600127600
25252509MachengChina127300127300
25282512YushuChina127200127200
25372521FengchengChina126500126500
25452529LuoheChina126300126300
25532537HamiChina126000126000
25542538HuangzhouChina125900125900
25582542NanchaChina125700125700
25602544XingyiChina125600125600
25632547JiaoheChina125400125400
25732557DaanChina125100125100
25962580DawukouChina124000124000
26022586GaozhouChina123400123400
26262610HanguChina122500122500
26352619LaiwuChina122100122100
26492633KaiyuanChina121500121500
26502634SuiningChina121500121500
26532637WuningChina121300121300
26572641AnbuChina121000121000
26592643ShishouChina120700120700
26712655LoudiChina120200120200
26742658BantouChina120100120100
26752659YiduChina120100120100
26902675XichangChina119400119400
26952680BinzhouChina118900118900
26962681HekouChina118800118800
26982683LinqingChina118700118700
26992684YananChina118700118700
27042689WenchengChina118400118400
27102695MingshuiChina117900117900
27112696ZhuozhouChina117900117900
27282713QianjiangChina116900116900
27342719RuianChina116500116500
27372722KaramayChina116300116300
27452730LengshuijiangChina116100116100
27492734QianguoChina115800115800
27512736ChangjiChina115700115700
27532738ShaheChina115600115600
27662750DaanChina115200115200
27692753TaonanChina115000115000
27762760LasaChina114800114800
27792763HailunChina114700114700
27852769TieliChina114500114500
27922776XinanChina114200114200
27942778ChunchengChina114100114100
27952779ShaowuChina114100114100
27982782HulanChina113900113900
28012785MeizhouChina113800113800
28062790DongtaiChina113600113600
28112795ChenghaiChina113200113200
28172801NeheChina113000113000
28222806ZhuchengChina112800112800
28362820QingyuanChina112400112400
28372821WuweiChina112400112400
28382822XiangdongChina112400112400
28522836RongchengChina111900111900
28562840BeibeiChina111800111800
28572841SuchengChina111800111800
28582842YingzhongChina111800111800
28682852LinshuiChina111400111400
28742858LongjiangChina111100111100
28812865DehuiChina110900110900
28842869YushanChina110500110500
28882873JiangyinChina110400110400
28932878JinmaChina110200110200
28942879TinshuiweiChina110200110200
29082894YaanChina109700109700
29132899PulandianChina109500109500
29232909BuheChina109200109200
29282914MajieChina109000109000
29402925AnqiuChina108400108400
29412926ZhaoyangChina108400108400
29472932TengzhouChina108200108200
29552940TaichengChina108000108000
29562941ZhaotongChina107900107900
29652950DidaoChina107500107500
29662951SongjiangChina107500107500
29752960ZhalainuoerChina107100107100
29822967ShunyiChina106800106800
29972982WeihaiChina106200106200
29982983YuyaoChina106200106200
30072992JishuChina106000106000
30403026JiayuguanChina104500104500
30413027ShenjiamenChina104400104400
30443030SanbuChina104300104300
30503036JinchengjiangChina104100104100
30563042XingchengChina103900103900
30713057ZhaochengChina103400103400
30813067PingliangChina103200103200
30883074ZhujiChina103000103000
30913077LianranChina102800102800
31003086XilinhaoteChina102500102500
31033089YunyangChina102400102400
31043090ZhangyeChina102400102400
31103096JieshiChina102100102100
31203106LinxiChina101700101700
31253111MeihekouChina101400101400
31303116XinshiChina101100101100
31343120LishuiChina101000101000
31443130ShiqiaoChina100500100500
31573143NonganChina100000100000



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POPULATION data has been updated here

Largest Cities/Urban Areas Tables:
Regional:

Africa | Asia | Asia-Pacific | Atlantic Ocean Islands | Balkans | Caribbean | Central Africa | Central America | Central Asia | East Africa | East Asia | Eastern Europe | Europe | Former Soviet Union | g20 | g7 | Horn of Africa | Indian Ocean | Latin America | Mesoamerica | Middle East | North Africa | North America | Oceania | Pacific Ocean Islands | Scandinavia | South America | South Asia | Southeast Asia | Southern Africa | West Africa | Western Europe

Countries: Afghanistan | Aland Islands | Albania | Algeria | American Samoa | Andorra | Angola | Anguilla | Antarctica | Antigua and Barbuda | Argentina | Armenia | Aruba | Australia | Austria | Azerbaijan | Bahamas | Bahrain | Bangladesh | Barbados | Belarus | Belgium | Belize | Benin | Bermuda | Bhutan | Bolivia | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Botswana | Bouvet Island | Brazil | British Indian Ocean Territory | British Virgin Islands | Brunei Darussalam | Bulgaria | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Cambodia | Cameroon | Canada | Cape Verde | Cayman Islands | Central African Republic | Chad | Chile | China | Christmas Island | Cocos Islands | Colombia | Comoros | Congo | Cook Islands | Costa Rica | Cote d'Ivoire | Croatia | Cuba | Cyprus | Czech Republic | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Denmark | Djibouti | Dominica | Dominican Republic | Ecuador | Egypt | El Salvador | Equatorial Guinea | Eritrea | Estonia | Ethiopia | Falkland Islands | Faroe Islands | Fiji | Finland | France | French Guiana | French Polynesia | French Southern Territories | Gabon | Gambia | Georgia | Germany | Ghana | Gibraltar | Greece | Greenland | Grenada | Guadeloupe | Guam | Guatemala | Guernsey | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Guyana | Haiti | Heard Island and McDonald Islands | Honduras | Hong Kong | Hungary | Iceland | India | Indonesia | Iran | Iraq | Ireland | Isle of Man | Israel | Italy | Jamaica | Japan | Jersey | Jordan | Kazakhstan | Kenya | Kiribati | Kuwait | Kyrgyzstan | Laos | Latvia | Lebanon | Lesotho | Liberia | Libya | Liechtenstein | Lithuania | Luxembourg | Macao | Macedonia | Madagascar | Malawi | Malaysia | Maldives | Mali | Malta | Marshall Islands | Martinique | Mauritania | Mauritius | Mayotte | Mexico | Micronesia | Moldova | Monaco | Mongolia | Montenegro | Montserrat | Morocco | Mozambique | Myanmar | Namibia | Nauru | Nepal | Netherlands | Netherlands Antilles | New Caledonia | New Zealand | Nicaragua | Niger | Nigeria | Niue | Norfolk Island | North Korea | Northern Mariana Islands | Norway | Occupied Palestinian Territory | Oman | Pakistan | Palau | Panama | Papua New Guinea | Paraguay | Peru | Philippines | Pitcairn | Poland | Portugal | Puerto Rico | Qatar | Reunion | Romania | Russian Federation | Rwanda | Saint Barthélemy | Saint Helena | Saint Kitts and Nevis | Saint Lucia | Saint Martin | Saint Pierre and Miquelon | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines | Samoa | San Marino | Sao Tome and Principe | Saudi Arabia | Senegal | Serbia | Seychelles | Sierra Leone | Singapore | Slovakia | Slovenia | Solomon Islands | Somalia | South Africa | South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands | South Korea | Spain | Sri Lanka | Sudan | Suriname | Svalbard and Jan Mayen | Swaziland | Sweden | Switzerland | Syria | Taiwan | Tajikistan | Tanzania | Thailand | Timor-Leste | Togo | Tokelau | Tonga | Trinidad and Tobago | Tunisia | Turkey | Turkmenistan | Turks and Caicos Islands | Tuvalu | U.S. Virgin Islands | Uganda | Ukraine | United Arab Emirates | United Kingdom | United States | United States Minor Outlying Islands | Uruguay | Uzbekistan | Vanuatu | Vatican City State | Venezuela | Viet Nam | Wallis and Futuna | Western Sahara | Yemen | Zambia | Zimbabwe

Regional [archived):
Africa [ North Africa, Central Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Africa ]
Asia [ Middle East, Southeast Asia, Central Asia ]
Europe [ Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Balkans CIS ]
Oceania + Australia
North America [ Central America, Caribbean ]
South America

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