Largest cities in Europe

This is a list of the largest cities in Europe by population within city limits. It deals exclusively with the areas within city administrative boundaries (municipalities) as opposed to urban areas or metropolitan areas, which are generally larger in terms of population than the main city.

The list includes cities geographically situated in Europe, using the conventional definition of its boundaries.

Largest cities

Note : The cities are sorted by the column labelled Official population. Cities in bold are capital cities of their respective countries.

Rank City Country Eurostat population (2004)[1] Official population Date References Image
1 Istanbul Turkey 14,160,467[2][note 1] 31 December 2013
2 Moscow Russia 11,980,000[3]
3 London[4] United Kingdom 7,429,200 8,308,369 30 June 2012 [5]
4 Saint Petersburg Russia 5,131,967[6][7][8][9]
5 Berlin Germany 3,501,872[10] 3,517,424 31 August 2013 [11]
6 Athens Greece 3,074,000[12] 3,074,000[13] 10 May 2011
7 Madrid Spain 3,233,527[14] 3,207,247[15] 1 January 2011
8 Kiev Ukraine 2,847,200[16] 15 July 2013
9 Rome Italy 2,553,873 2,777,979 30 September 2011 [17]
10 Paris France 2,181,374 2,203,817 1 January 2007 [18]
11 Minsk Belarus 1,921,900[19]
12 Bucharest Romania 1,927,448 1,883,425 31 October 2011 [20][21]
13 Vienna Austria 1,598,626 1,775,843 28 May 2014 [22]
14 Hamburg Germany 1,734,830 1,753,380 30 November 2013 [23]
15 Budapest Hungary 1,695,814 1,735,711 1 January 2013 [24]
16 Belgrade Serbia 1,761,715 2011 [25]
17 Warsaw Poland 1,716,855 1,720,398 10 August 2011 [26]
18 Barcelona Spain 1,621,537 1,621,537 1 January 2009 [15]
19 Kharkiv Ukraine 1,470,000[27]
20 Munich Germany 1,249,176 1,388,308 31 December 2012 [28]
21 Milan Italy 1,299,439 1,338,436 30 September 2011 [17]
22 Prague Czech Republic 1,290,846 1,290,846 17 June 2011 [29]
23 Nizhny Novgorod Russia 1,250,615[30]
24 Sofia Bulgaria 1,138,950 1,221,292 31 December 2013 [31]
25 Brussels[32] Belgium 999,899 1,167,902 1 November 2013 [33]
26 Samara Russia 1,164,896[30] 2010
27 Kazan Russia 1,143,546[30] 2010
28 Rostov-on-Don Russia 1,089,851[30] 2010
29 Birmingham United Kingdom 992,400 1,085,417 30 June 2012 [5]
30 Ufa Russia 1,062,300[30] 2010
31 Cologne Germany 969,709 1,024,373 31 December 2012 [34]
32 Volgograd Russia 1,021,244[30] 2010
33 Dnipropetrovsk[35] Ukraine 1,007,200
34 Odessa Ukraine 1,003,705

See also

Notes

  1. ^ About 1/3 of the population of Istanbul is on the Asian side.

References

  1. ^ Total population in Urban Audit cities - Core city
  2. ^ "The Results of Address Based Population Registration System, 2013". Turkish Statistical Institute. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.worldpopulationstatistics.com/moscow-population-2013/
  4. ^ Refers to Greater London, which is composed of 32 independent borough councils
  5. ^ a b "Mid 2012 Population estimates for England and Wales". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  6. ^ Rosstat. Оценка численности постоянного населения на 1 января 2014 г. (Russian)
  7. ^ Rosstat. Оценка численности постоянного населения на 1 января 2013 г. (Russian)
  8. ^ http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_09_24/5-millionth-Petersburger-born/
  9. ^ "Информационные материалы об окончательных итогах Всероссийской переписи населения 2010 года". Gks.ru. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  10. ^ http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/submitViewTableAction.do?dvsc=9
  11. ^
  12. ^ http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Athens.html
  13. ^ Athens]]
  14. ^ http://appsso.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/nui/submitViewTableAction.do?dvsc=9
  15. ^ a b
  16. ^ "Соціально-економічне становище м.Києва: Січень–липень 2013 року". Department of Statistics, Kiev City State Administration. July 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  17. ^ a b "Bilancio Demografico Istat della Popolazione Residente - Anno 2011" (in Italian). The Office of Statistics and Census of the Italy. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  18. ^ INSEE. "Estimation de population au 1er janvier, par département, sexe et grande classe d'âge" (XLS). Retrieved 2009-01-27. 
  19. ^ "Численность населения Минска за 2013 год увеличилась на 20,9 тыс. человек до 1 млн 921,9 тыс. человек - Belorusian Telegraph Agency". belta.by. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  20. ^ "Official data for 2011 census" (in Romanian). INSSE. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  21. ^ "Urban Audit: Bucharest Profile". Retrieved 14 April 2011. 
  22. ^ "STATISTIK AUSTRIA – Bevölkerung zu Quartalsbeginn seit 2002 nach Bundesland". Statistik.at. 20 October 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2011. 
  23. ^ Population of Hamburg, Statistics Agency Nord
  24. ^ http://portal.ksh.hu/pls/ksh/docs/hun/hnk/hnk_2011.pdf
  25. ^ "Belgrade". Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. 2011-11-29. Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  26. ^ "Population. Size and structure by territorial division. As of 19 August 2011" (in Polski). Stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2011-08-10. 
  27. ^ "EUROCITIES website". Eurocities.eu. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  28. ^ Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung. "Population of Munich" (in German). Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  29. ^ "Adresy v České republice: PRAHA" (in Česky). Mvcr.cz. Retrieved 2010-03-06. 
  30. ^ a b c d e f http://www.perepis-2010.ru/results_of_the_census/results-inform.php
  31. ^ "НАСЕЛЕНИЕ КЪМ 31.12.2013г." (in Bulgarian). National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria. 2014. 
  32. ^ Refers to Brussels Capital Region
  33. ^ "Structuur van de bevolking". Statbel.fgov.be. Retrieved 2008-10-13. 
  34. ^ Population of Cologne, Statistics Agency Nordrhein-Westfalen
  35. ^ Пт, 1 июня 201219:25. "Общие сведения и статистика - Днепропетровск". Gorod.dp.ua. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
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