Shanghai

Largest Urban Centers of the People’s Republic of China

Posted in Shanghai
Rank Core city Urban Area population Prefecture Area population Division Region
1 Shanghai 22,315,426 23,019,148 Shanghai Municipality East
2 Beijing 18,827,000 19,612,368 Beijing Municipality North
3 Tianjin 11,090,314 12,937,954 Tianjin Municipality North
4 Guangzhou 11,070,654 12,700,800 Guangdong Province South Central
5 Shenzhen 10,357,938 10,357,938 Guangdong Province South Central
6 Dongguan 8,220,937 8,220,937 Guangdong Province South Central
7 Chengdu 7,123,697 14,047,625 Sichuan Province Southwest
8 Hong Kong 7,055,071 7,055,071 Hong Kong SAR South Central
9 Nanjing 6,852,984 8,004,680 Jiangsu Province East
10 Wuhan 6,434,373 9,785,392 Hubei Province South Central
11 Shenyang 5,743,718 8,106,171 Liaoning Province Northeast
12 Hangzhou 5,695,313 8,700,400 Zhejiang Province East
13 Chongqing 5,402,721 28,846,170 Chongqing Municipality Southwest
14 Harbin 4,517,549 9,873,742 Heilongjiang Province Northeast
15 Suzhou 4,074,000 10,465,994 Jiangsu Province East
16 Jinan 3,922,180 6,814,000 Shandong Province East
17 Xi’an 3,890,098 8,467,837 Shaanxi Province Northwest
18 Wuxi 3,542,319 6,372,624 Jiangsu Province East
19 Hefei 3,352,076 5,702,466 Anhui Province East
20 Changchun 3,341,700 7,677,089 Jilin Province Northeast
2010 Census – suburban and rural areas excluded in urban area population figures