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World's 10 Largest Urban Areas 1955-2015

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In Millions

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/h...banisation.stm

1955

1. Tokyo 13.7

2. New York 13.2

3. London 8.2

4. Paris 6.2

5. Shanghai 6.2

6. Buenos Aries 8.7

7. Moscow 5.7

8. Chicago 5.5

9. Los Angeles 5.1

10. Osaka 5.1

1965

1. Tokyo 20.2

2. New York 15.1

3. Paris 8.0

4. London 7.8

5. Osaka 7.6

6. Los Angeles 7.4

7. Buenos Aries 7.3

8. Shanghai 6.7

9. Chicago 6.6

10. Mexico City 6.6

1975

1. Tokyo 26.6

2. New York 15.8

3. Mexico City 10.6

4. Osaka 9.8

5. Sao Paulo 9.6

6. Los Angeles 8.9

7. Buenos Aries 8.7

8. Paris 8.6

9. Calcutta 7.8

10. Moscow 7.6

1985

1. Tokyo 30.3

2. New York 15.8

3. Mexico City 14.1

4. Sao Paulo 13.3

5. Mumbai 10.3

6. Osaka 10.3

7. Los Angeles 10.1

8. Buenos Aries 9.9

9. Calcutta 9.9

10. Seoul 9.5

1995

1. Tokyo 33.5

2. New York 16.9

3. Mexico City 16.7

4. Sao Paulo 15.9

5. Mumbai 14.1

6. Calcutta 11.9

7. Los Angeles 11.3

8. Buenos Aries 11.1

9. Osaka 11.0

10. Shanghai 10.4

2005

1. Tokyo 35.5

2. Mexico City 19.4

3. New York 18.7

4. Sao Paulo 18.3

5. Mumbai 18.1

6. Delhi 15.0

7. Shanghai 14.5

8. Calcutta 14.2

9. Jakarta 13.2

10. Buenos Aries 12.5

2015

1. Tokyo 35.4

2. Mumbai 21.8

3. Mexico City 21.5

4. Sao Paulo 20.5

5. New York 19.8

6. Delhi 18.6

7. Shanghai 17.2

8. Calcutta 16.9

9. Dhaka 16.8

10. Jakarta 16.8

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