New York City is the largest city in the world by area and population, and a list of the world's largest cities by population.
The classification of the largest city in the world depends on several methods of classification in order to obtain the largest city in the world, or the smallest city in the world. Classification can be based on “city area” or “population”.
Tokyo is the largest city in the world in terms of population, with a population of 37,435,191 by 2021, and yet Tokyo is not one of the largest cities in the world in area, with an area of about 6.993 square kilometers.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan, divided into 35 political divisions, in addition to being one of the most famous cities in the construction of skyscrapers and various architectural structures.
The largest city in the world by area:
Although it is difficult to precisely determine the largest city in the world in terms of area, as cities are constantly developing and increasing in urbanization, according to the latest statistics, New York City has won the title of the largest city in the world in terms of area, with a city The United States of America, 8,683 sq km.
New York City includes the largest ports in the world, and is the cultural, political, media and educational center of the United States of America.
List of the world's most populous cities ranking:
A final list of the world's most populous cities was issued in 2021, and it was as follows:
Tokyo, Japan, and its population: 37,435,191.
The city of Delhi, India, and its population: 31,181,376.
Shanghai, China, with a population of 27,795,702.
The city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a population of 22,237,472 people.
Mexico City, State of Mexico, with a population of 21,918,936.
Dhaka, Bangladesh, with a population of 21,741,090.
The city of Cairo, in the Arab Republic of Egypt, and its population: 21,322,750.
Beijing, the People's Republic of China, with a population of 20,896,820.
Mumbai, India, and its population: 20,667,656.
Osaka, Japan, with a population of 19,110,616.
Tokyo, Japan is the largest city in the world, located in the southeastern region of the island of Honshu and it consists of the islands of Ogasawara and Izu. It became the official prefecture of the state in 1943 after the merging of Tokyo with Tokyo Prefecture, and it is also the capital of Japan.
New Delhi, India:
New Delhi is an important city in India by virtue of being its capital, and it also functions as the capital of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. It is part of the Delhi metropolitan area - it is also one of the 9 regions in the territory of the Delhi Union, and covers a total area of 16 square miles.
Of all the cities in China, Shanghai has the highest population, located in the eastern part of the Asian country and located in a central area on the Chinese coast. It is at the source of the Yangtze River, and the city has achieved remarkable economic growth in the past 20 years.
Mexico City, Mexico:
Mexico City, as the capital of the Federal District of the North American nation, is unique in the sense that it is not a country in its own right but rather functions as an independent federation. Mexico City is the largest city in the country and is a major political, educational, cultural and economic center.
City of Sao Paulo, Brazil:
In the southern and western parts of the world, São Paulo is the largest city, it is the heart of the São Paulo metropolitan area and has been ranked as the second most populous metropolitan area in both South and North America combined.
Earlier, Mumbai was known as Bombay, out of all the Indian cities, it has the highest population and ranks fifth in the world in this regard. Its population is estimated at 20.6 million.
Osaka is the working heart and economic powerhouse of the Kansai region, Japan. It is the capital of Osaka Prefecture and forms the bulk of the Keihanshin Industrial Zone, the second largest industrial and urban conglomerate in Japan.
Located on the Yodo River in Osaka Bay, Osaka is the third most populous city in Japan after Tokyo and Yokohama. It stretches over a total area of 86 square miles and has a population of about 19 million.
Cairo, the capital of Egypt is located in the northeastern part of the country. It is the second largest city in Africa and also the largest city in the Middle East. It is the gateway to the Nile Delta, where the lower Nile is divided into the Damietta and Rashid branches.
Cairo, which was dubbed "the city of a thousand minarets" because of its hegemony over Islamic architecture, was the center of cultural and political life in the region, with a population of more than 21 million.