Largest Cities in North America by Population

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North AMerica is made up of 23 sovereign countries and 23 non-sovereign states. The continent has the fourth largest population in the world with abut 571 million people. USA taking the lead in the continent with about 328.2 million inhabitants. In this article, we will list the 10 largest cities in North America by Population

 

Largest Cities in North America by Population

 

1. Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico city is the largest city in North America by population. It is also the largest city in Mexico and densely populated as well.

Mexico city has a population of 12.2 Million people

Population: 12,294,193

2. New York City, United States

New York is the biggest city in United States and also the second most populous city in North America. The city is highly dense and has a population of about 8 million.

Population: 8,175,133

3. Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles known for short as L.A is the largest city in the state of California. In addition, it is located in Southern California and known as the cnter for USA’s film and television industry.In essence, this is where hollywood is located.

The population of Los Angeles is about 4 million making it the third biggest city by population in North America.

Population: 3,971,883

4. Chicago,United States

Looking at the list, Cities in USA keeps appearing. As you can see, Chicago is the third most populous city in USA and the largest city by population in the state of Illinois.

Chicago makes it in the fourth place of this list of biggest city by population in North America

Population: 2,720,546

5. Toronto, Canada

Toronto is the capital of the state of Ontario. It is recognized by the multiple sky scrappers in the in city. The population of Ontario is approximately 2.6 million people making it the 5th most populous city in North America and the largest in Toronto.

Population: 2,600,000

6. Brooklyn, United States

The City of Brooklyn is one of the big cities of the state of New York. In other words, it is referred to as a Borough in USA and the second largest at that.

In addition, it is the 6th largest city by population in North America with a population of 2.3 Million people.

Population: 2,300,664

7. Houston, United States

Houston is a large metropolis in Texas, extending to Galveston Bay. It’s closely linked with the Space Center Houston, the coastal visitor center at NASA’s astronaut training and flight control complex.

Furthermore, the city remains the 5th largest city in USA and the 7th largest city by population in North America

Population: 2,296,224

8. Queens, United States

The state of New York is very dense with population. The cities in this state such as New York city, Brooklyn and Queens have very dense population. Queens is another borough of New York.

The county is estimated to have about 2.2 million people in population.Making Queens the 8th biggest city in North America by population.

Population: 2,272,771

9. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic and one of the Caribbean’s oldest cities. Has a population of about 2.20 million people.

 

Population: 2,201,941

10. Havana, Cuba

This is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba. Havana has a population of 2.1 million making it the 10th largest city by population in North America.

Population: 2,163,824

 

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