Cities in Europe with the Highest Population

Cities in Europe with the highest Population
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Europe is the 3rd largest continent in the world in terms of population. The continent which located entirely in the northern hemisphere and mostly in the eastern hemisphere has a land area of  10,180,000 km2 (3,930,000 sq mi). This making Europe the 2nd smallest continent in the world. The continent is made of 50 Sovereign states and 6 of them without recognition. We will be looking at the cities in Europe with the highest population.

Furthermore, Europe makes up just 12% of the entire world population of about 7 billion people.The Total population of Europe is about 746.4 million inhabitants.  The countries responsible mostly for the population are Russia, Germany and Turkey. This makes cities such as Moscow, Istanbul, London, Saint Petersburg, Berlin, Madrid,etc appear on the list.

In addition, the city with the highest population in Europe Istanbul which is the capital of Turkey, following closely is Moscow which as also the capital of Russia. There are also cities in Europe with high population such as LOndon on the thrid spot while Bucharest in Romania.

It is noteworthy to know that European countries highly on the countries with a high life expectancy in the world. In addition, the continent of Europe also boast of countries with the happiest citizens and friendliness.

Cities in Europe with the highest Population

1. Istanbul, Turkey

This is the capital of Turkey and the city in Europe with the highest population. Istanbul has an estimated population of about 15.5 million according to Wikipedia in 2019.

Population: 15.5 Million

2. Moscow, Russia

Population: 11.98 Million

3. London, United Kingdom

Population: 8.85 Million

4. Saint Petersburg, Russia

Population: 4.88 Million

5. Berlin, Germany

Population: 3.748 Millin

6. Madrid, Spain

Population: 3.35 Million

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7. Kyiv, Ukraine

Population: 2.901 Million

8. Rome, Italy

Population: 2.646 Million

9. Paris, France

Population: 2.141 Million

10. Bucharest, Romania

Population: 1.833 Million


We have looked at the most populated cities in Europe and the number in population of the cities. If you noticed that all the cities on the list are capital cities of the countries attached to their names. This can clearly state that most Europeans live in the Urban areas more than the rural and towns.

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