Asia most populated cities in 2020: The Top 10

Asia's most populated cities

The most populated continent in the world is Asia with about 4 billion inhabitants. The continent comprise of 49 countries with 2 of them having the largest population in the world. China and India are the most populated countries in the world with 1.4 Billion and 1.4 billion people respectively. In this post we shall look at Asia most populated cities.

Furthermore,the continent boast of the largest countries in the world by landmass and as well the largest populated cities in the world. Other countries following China and India are Indonesia, Turkey, and Japan. The Arabian (middle east countries) are not so populated.


The Top 10 Asia most populated cities in 2020


1. Chongqinq

Population: 30.48 million

This is an Administrative  city in China and the most populated city in the country.

2. Shanghai

Population: 26.32 million

This is the second largest  city by population in Asia and China’s second biggest city in terms of Population. Also known as a global commercial hub. The heart of Shanghai is Bund.

3. Beinjing

Population: 21.54 million

China having the largest population in the world still has the most populated cities in the world as well. Beijing is the capital of China and known as much for modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

4. Karachi

Population: 21.2 million

Karachi is a Capital of Sindh Province in Pakistan. It is the 4th largest city in population in Asia and also the 7th largest city in the world. The City is known as the centre for industrial and commercial center in Pakistan.

5. Mumbai

Population: 18.41 million

Mumbai is the largest city in India and the commercial and Business city of India. In addition, Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

6. Istanbul

Population: 15.07 million

Turkey maybe seen as an European country but can still fall within Asia. There are 3 countries that fall under Europe and Asia and they are RUssia, Turkey and Kazakhstan. Istanbul is the capital of Turkey and 6th biggest city by population in Asia.

7. Tokyo

Population: 13.84

Looking for the most modern city in the world, then Tokyo takes the leads. It is the capital of Japan and the most commercial and historic city in the Asian Country. Tokyo appears on the 7th position of Asia most populated cities.

8. Shenzhen

Population: 12.53

Shenzhen is another city that appears from china with a population of 12.53 million. It is also a commercial city in China due to its shopping malls. The city lonks Hong Kong and China’s mainland.

9. Tehran

Population: 12.22

Tehran is the most populated city in Iran and the 9th most populated in Asia. It is also Iran’s capital.

10. Wuhan

Population: 10.61

China dominates this list of population and here we have Wuhan which is another populated city. Seated at the 10th position of Asia most populated cities of 2020. Wuhan is the capital of Hubei Province in China. It is also among China’s commercial cities.

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