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List of South American metropolitan areas by population

This is a list of South American metropolitan areas with populations greater than one million people. This list is based on national census numbers from the Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana and the Falkland Islands.

Rank City Population Year Country
1 São Paulo 20,935,204 2014  Brazil[1]
2 Buenos Aires 13,074,000 2010  Argentina[2]
3 Rio de Janeiro 11,973,505 2014  Brazil[3]
4 Lima 9,886,647 2015  Peru[4]
5 Bogotá 9,512,407 2013  Colombia[5]
6 Santiago 6,683,852 2012  Chile[6]
7 Caracas 5,243,301[7]

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2013  Venezuela
8 Belo Horizonte 5,767,414 2014  Brazil[3]
9 Recife 4,150,004[11] 2008  Brazil
10 Porto Alegre 4,075,545[11][12] 2011  Brazil
11 Salvador 3,599,538[11] 2007  Brazil
12 Brasília 3,558,166[11] 2007  Brazil
13 Medellín 3,496,757[13][14] 2007  Colombia
14 Cali 3,400,204[13] 2009  Colombia
15 Fortaleza 3,376,883[11] 2007  Brazil
16 Curitiba 3,139,389[11] 2007  Brazil
17 Guayaquil 2,690,000[15] 2010  Ecuador
18 Campinas 2,484,555[11] 2007  Brazil
19 Maracaibo 2,487,471[16] 2013  Venezuela

See also

References

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  2. ^ "Argentinian Census 2010". Censo 2010. Resultados provisionales: cuadros y gráficos. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "IGBE". IBGE releases population estimates of municipalities in 2014. Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "PERÚ: ESTIMACIONES Y PROYECCIONES DE POBLACIÓN TOTAL POR SEXO DE LAS PRINCIPALES CIUDADES". Instituto Nacional de Estadistica e Informatica (INEI) (in Spanish). Scribd. March 2012. p. 32. Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "ESTIMACIONES DE POBLACIÓN 1985 - 2005 Y PROYECCIONES DE POBLACIÓN 2005 - 2020 TOTAL DEPARTAMENTAL POR ÁREA" (XLS). Dane.gov.co. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  6. ^ "Región Metropolitana de Santiago" (PDF) (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  7. ^ ALVAREZ, Rosangel. "Actualmente el área metropolitana de Caracas abarca el Valle Mayor de la Capital. Su área estaría comprendida por asentamientos dentro del área de influencia de la capital: Los Teques, Carrizal, San Antonio y demás poblados situados en los Altos Mirandinos, al suroeste; en los Valles del Tuy Medio, al sur; en los valles de Guarenas y Guatire, al este; y en el Litoral Central, al norte; así como en el Junquito y el Junko, al oeste (Fundación PECM, 1999: 33)." (PDF). CONHISREMI. Revista Universitaria de Investigación y Diálogo Académico. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Junta Nacional Electoral 2013 : ESTADO VARGAS" (PDF). Cne.gov.ve. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  9. ^ "Junta Nacional Electoral 2013 : ESTADO MIRANDA MUNICIPIO ACEVEDO" (PDF). Cne.gov.ve. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  10. ^ "Junta Nacional Electoral 2013 : ESTADO VARGAS" (PDF). Cne.gov.ve. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g Population figures from the sum of the municipalities' population: IBGE
  12. ^ Total population of the microregião of Montenegro, São Jerônimo, and Porto Alegre.
  13. ^ a b "Metropolitan areas as defined by DANE in the 2005 census" (PDF). Dane.gov.co. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  14. ^ "DANE official estimates" (XLS). Dane.gov.co. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  15. ^ Includes the population of the locality of Eloy Alfaro
  16. ^ "Municipalities of Greater Maracaibo: Maracaibo, San Francisco, Ciudad Losada, Mara, La Cañada de Urdaneta" (PDF). Cne.gov.ve. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
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