Defining the world’s largest city by land area is difficult as many cities are always growing.
However, New York is often estimated to be the largest city in the world by land area, with a total of 8,683 square kilometers.
Other big cities include Tokyo, Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia.
What is the largest city in the world by square miles?
While Tokyo-Yokohama comes first in the population stakes, it comes third in land area with 3,300 square miles. The New York-New Jersey-Connecticut metro region claims the title as the largest urban area in physical size, sprawling out over 4,585 square miles. Boston-Providence comes second with 3,548 square miles.
What are the 10 largest cities in the world?
The 10 Largest Cities in the World
- Shanghai – 24.1 million. Shanghai’s population of 24.1 million makes it the top populous city proper not only in Asia but in the world as well.
- Beijing – 18.5 million.
- Karachi – 18 million.
- Istanbul – 14.6 million.
- Dhaka – 14.5.
- Tokyo – 13.6 million.
- Moscow – 13.1 million.
- Manila – 12.8 million.
Which is the world biggest city by area?
The largest cities in the world by land area, population and density Ranked by land area: 1 to 125
|Rank||City / Urban area||Land area (in sqKm)|
|1||New York Metro||8,683|
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What are the 10 largest cities in the world 2018?
Top 10 Largest Cities in the World of 2018
- Tokyo – 37 million. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world and also the largest urban agglomeration economy.
- Delhi – 25 million.
- Shanghai – 23 million.
- Mumbai – 20.7 million.
- Beijing – 19.5 million.
- Dhaka – 17 million.
- Karachi – 16.1 million.
- Istanbul – 14 million.
Photo in the article by “United States Department of State”