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This is a list of the largest and second largest cities by population in each country. The second city of a country is the city that is the second-most important, usually after the capital. If a territory or region of a certain country is listed, the name of the country will be specified in parentheses immediately after the name of the territory.

Durrës, Albania
Oran, Algeria
Graz, Austria
Homel, Belarus
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Medellín, Colombia
Montreal, Canada
Split, Croatia
Quito, Ecuador
Alexandria, Egypt
Espoo, Finland
Hamburg, Germany
Thessaloniki, Greece
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Akureyri, Iceland
Delhi, India
Tel Aviv, Israel
Yokohama, Japan
Astana, Kazakhstan
Busan, South Korea
Kaunas, Lithuania
Bitola, Macedonia
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Bergen, Norway
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Novi Sad, Serbia
Singapore City, Singapore
Khartoum, Sudan
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Mwanza, Tanzania
Ankara, Turkey
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Los Angeles, United States
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Hanoi, Vietnam
Aden, Yemen
Country/Territory Largest City Second largest city Source
A
 Abkhazia (Georgia) Sukhumi Gagra [1]
 Afghanistan Kabul Herat [2][3]
United Kingdom Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK) Episkopi Cantonment[citation needed] Ayios Nikolaos[citation needed]
 Åland Islands (Finland) Mariehamn[citation needed] Jomala[citation needed]
 Albania Tirana Durrës [4]
 Algeria Algiers Oran [5]
 American Samoa (US) Pago Pago Tafuna [6]
 Andorra Andorra la Vella Les Escaldes [7]
 Angola Luanda Huambo [8]
 Anguilla (UK) North Side The Valley [9]
 Antigua and Barbuda St. John's All Saints [10]
 Argentina Buenos Aires Córdoba [11]
 Armenia Yerevan Gyumri [12]
 Aruba (Netherlands) Oranjestad Sint Nicolaas [13]
United Kingdom Ascension Island (UK) Georgetown[citation needed] Two Boats Village[citation needed]
 Australia Sydney Melbourne [14]
 Austria Vienna Graz [15]
 Azerbaijan Baku Ganja [16]
B
 Bahamas Nassau Freeport
 Bahrain Manama Muharraq
 Bangladesh Dhaka Chittagong
 Barbados Bridgetown Speightstown
 Belarus Minsk Homel
 Belgium Brussels Antwerp
 Belize Belize City Orange Walk Town
 Benin Cotonou Porto-Novo
 Bermuda (UK) Hamilton St. George's
 Bhutan Thimphu Phuntsholing
 Bolivia Santa Cruz de la Sierra La Paz
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Banja Luka
 Botswana Gaborone Francistown
 Brazil São Paulo Rio de Janeiro
 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Kuala Belait
 Bulgaria Sofia Plovdiv [17]
 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Bobo-Dioulasso
 Burundi Bujumbura Gitega
C
 Cambodia Phnom Penh Battambang
 Cameroon Douala Yaoundé
 Canada Toronto Montreal [18]
 Cape Verde Praia Mindelo
 Cayman Islands (UK) George Town West Bay
 Central African Republic Bangui Bimbo
 Chad N'Djamena Moundou
 Chile Santiago Concepción
 China Shanghai Beijing
 Christmas Island (Australia) Flying Fish Cove also known as "The Settlement" Drumsite
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) Bantam West Island
 Colombia Bogotá Medellín
 Comoros Moroni Mutsamudu
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Lubumbashi
 Congo, Republic of the Brazzaville Pointe-Noire
 Cook Islands Avarua Aitutaki
 Costa Rica San José Cartago
 Côte d'Ivoire Abidjan Bouaké
 Croatia Zagreb Split
 Cuba Havana Santiago de Cuba
 Cyprus Nicosia Limassol
 Czech Republic Prague Brno
D
 Denmark Copenhagen Aarhus
 Djibouti Djibouti `Ali Sabieh
 Dominica Roseau Portsmouth
 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Santiago de los Caballeros
E
 East Timor Dili Baucau
 Ecuador Guayaquil Quito
 Egypt Cairo Alexandria
 El Salvador San Salvador Santa Ana
 England (UK) London Birmingham
 Equatorial Guinea Malabo Bata
 Eritrea Asmara Keren
 Estonia Tallinn Tartu
 Ethiopia Addis Ababa Dire Dawa
F
 Falkland Islands (UK) Stanley Goose Green
 Faroe Islands (Denmark) Tórshavn Klaksvík
 Fiji Suva Lautoka
 Finland Helsinki Espoo
 France Paris Lyon
 French Guiana (France) Cayenne Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
 French Polynesia (France) Papeete Faa'a
G
 Gabon Libreville Port-Gentil
 Gambia, The Serekunda Brikama
 Georgia Tbilisi Kutaisi
 Germany Berlin Hamburg
 Ghana Accra Kumasi
 Gibraltar (UK) Gibraltar is the only city
 Greece Athens Thessaloniki
 Greenland (Denmark) Nuuk Sisimiut
 Grenada St. George's Grenville
 Guam (US) Dededo Yigo [19]
 Guatemala Guatemala City Quetzaltenango
 Guernsey (UK) Saint Peter Port Vale
 Guinea Conakry Kankan
 Guinea-Bissau Bissau Bafatá
 Guyana Georgetown Linden
H
 Haiti Port-au-Prince Gonaïves
 Honduras Tegucigalpa San Pedro Sula
 Hong Kong (China) Kowloon Northern Hong Kong Island
 Hungary Budapest Debrecen
I
 Iceland Reykjavík Akureyri
 India Mumbai Delhi
 Indonesia Jakarta Surabaya
 Iran Tehran Mashhad
 Iraq Baghdad Basra
 Ireland Dublin Cork
 Isle of Man (UK) Douglas Onchan
 Israel Jerusalem Tel Aviv
 Italy Rome Milan
J
 Jamaica Kingston Spanish Town [20]
Norway Jan Mayen (Norway) Olonkinbyen only settlement
 Japan Tokyo Osaka [21]
 Jersey (UK) Saint Helier Saint Saviour [22]
 Jordan Amman Zarqa [23]
K
 Kazakhstan Almaty Astana
 Kenya Nairobi Mombasa
 Kiribati Betio Bikenibeu
 Korea, North Pyongyang Hamhung
 Korea, South Seoul Busan
 Kosovo (Serbia) Pristina Prizren
 Kuwait Kuwait City Al Jahra
 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Osh
L
 Laos Vientiane Savannakhet
 Latvia Rīga Daugavpils
 Lebanon Beirut Tripoli
 Lesotho Maseru Teyateyaneng
 Liberia Monrovia Ganta [24]
 Libya Tripoli Benghazi
 Liechtenstein Schaan Vaduz
 Lithuania Vilnius Kaunas
 Luxembourg Luxembourg City Esch-sur-Alzette
M
 Macau (China) Our Lady of Fatima Parish
 Macedonia Skopje Bitola
 Madagascar Antananarivo Toamasina
 Malawi Lilongwe Blantyre [25]
 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Penang
 Maldives Malé Hithadhoo
 Mali Bamako Ségou
 Malta Birkirkara Mosta
 Marshall Islands Majuro Ebeye
 Mauritania Nouakchott Nouadhibou
 Mauritius Port Louis Beau Bassin-Rose Hill
 Mayotte (France) Mamoudzou Dzaoudzi
 Mexico Mexico City Guadalajara
 Micronesia Weno Kolonia
 Moldova Chişinău Tiraspol
 Monaco Monte Carlo La Condamine
 Mongolia Ulan Bator Erdenet
 Montenegro Podgorica Nikšić
 Montserrat (UK) Brades Saint Peter's
 Morocco Casablanca Rabat
 Mozambique Maputo Beira
 Myanmar Yangon Mandalay
N
 Nagorno-Karabakh Stepanakert Shusha
 Namibia Windhoek Walvis Bay
 Nauru Yaren Denigomudu
 Nepal Kathmandu Biratnagar
 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam
 Netherlands Antilles (Netherlands) Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles Kralendijk
 New Caledonia (France) Nouméa Mont-Doré
 New Zealand Auckland Christchurch
 Nicaragua Managua León
 Niger Niamey Zinder
 Nigeria Lagos Kano
 Niue (New Zealand) Alofi Hakupu
 Norfolk Island (Australia) Burnt Pine Kingston
 Northern Cyprus (Cyprus) Nicosia Kyrenia
 Northern Ireland (UK) Belfast Derry
 Northern Mariana Islands (US) San Antonio Garapan
 Norway Oslo Bergen
O
 Oman Muscat Salalah
P
 Pakistan Karachi Lahore
 Palau Koror Airai
 Palestinian territories (Israel) Gaza Khan Yunis
 Panama Panama City San Miguelito
 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Lae
 Paraguay Asunción Ciudad del Este
 Peru Lima Arequipa
 Philippines Manila Quezon City
 Pitcairn Islands (UK) Adamstown is the only city
 Poland Warsaw Kraków
 Portugal Lisbon Porto
 Puerto Rico (US) San Juan Bayamón [26]
Q
 Qatar Doha Al Wakrah
R
 Romania Bucharest Timişoara
 Russia Moscow Saint Petersburg
 Rwanda Kigali Butare
S
 Saint Barthélemy (France) Gustavia St. Jean
 Saint Helena (UK) Half Tree Hollow Jamestown
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre Sandy Point Town
 Saint Lucia Castries Vieux Fort Quarter
 Saint Martin (France) Marigot Rambaud
 Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) Saint-Pierre Miquelon-Langlade
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown Georgetown
 Samoa Apia Vaitele [27]
 San Marino Dogana Borgo Maggiore
 São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé Santo Amaro
 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Jeddah [28]
 Senegal Dakar Thiès
 Serbia Belgrade Novi Sad
 Seychelles Victoria Anse Etoile
 Scotland (UK) Glasgow Edinburgh
 Sierra Leone Freetown Bo
 Singapore Raffles Place Shenton Way
 Slovakia Bratislava Košice
 Slovenia Ljubljana Maribor
 Solomon Islands Honiara Gizo
 Somalia Mogadishu Hargeisa
 Somaliland (Somalia) Hargeisa Berbera
 South Africa Johannesburg Cape Town
 South Ossetia (Georgia) Tskhinvali Akhalgori
 Spain Madrid Barcelona
 Sri Lanka Colombo Jaffna
 Sudan Omdurman Khartoum
 Suriname Paramaribo Lelydorp
 Svalbard (Norway) Longyearbyen Barentsburg
 Swaziland Manzini Mbabane
 Sweden Stockholm Gothenburg
 Switzerland Zürich Geneva
 Syria Damascus Aleppo
T
 Republic of China (Taiwan) Taipei Kaohsiung
 Tajikistan Dushanbe Khujand
 Tanzania Dar es Salaam Mwanza
 Thailand Bangkok Nonthaburi
 Togo Lomé Sokodé
 Tokelau (New Zealand) Atafu Fale
 Tonga Nukuʻalofa Mu'a
 Transnistria (Moldova) Tiraspol Tighina
 Trinidad and Tobago Chaguanas San Fernando
 Tristan da Cunha (UK) Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the only city
 Tunisia Tunis Sfax
 Turkey Istanbul Ankara
 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Türkmenabat
 Turks and Caicos Islands (UK) Cockburn Town Cockburn Harbour
 Tuvalu Vaiaku Asau
U
 Uganda Kampala Jinja
 Ukraine Kiev Kharkiv
 United Arab Emirates Dubai Abu Dhabi
 United Kingdom London Birmingham [29]
 United States of America New York Los Angeles [30]
 Uruguay Montevideo Salto
 Uzbekistan Tashkent Samarkand
V
 Vanuatu Port Vila Luganville
 Vatican City Vatican City is the only city
 Venezuela Caracas Maracaibo
 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi
 Virgin Islands, British (UK) Road Town Spanish Town
 Virgin Islands, United States (US) Charlotte Amalie Anna's Retreat
W
 Wales (UK) Cardiff Swansea
 Wallis and Futuna (France) Mata-Utu Alele
 Western Sahara (Morocco) El Aaiún Dakhla
Y
 Yemen Sana'a Aden
Z
 Zambia Lusaka Ndola
 Zimbabwe Harare Bulawayo

See also

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