Most crowded cities in the world

1. Tokyo, Japan:
(38,140,000) Tokyo is the most populous city in the world. Known for its modern design, dedication to the very latest technology and busy streets, Tokyo has long been known for being densely populated. While the UN still expects Tokyo to take the number one spot in terms of population, the city's population is expected to drop to 37 million in the next 10 years.
2. Delhi, India:
(26,454,000) Dehli is a city and area in northern India. The urban area is the second most populous city in the world and is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. The UN even predicts that Dehli's population will grow by nearly 10 million people.
3. Shanghai, China:
(24,484,000) As the most populous city in China, Shanghai has a reputation for being busy. In addition to being a popular tourist destination, Shanghai is also a financial center and home to the busiest container port in the world.
4. Mumbai, India:
(21,357,000) It is easy to see how busy Mumbai is by looking at photos of the city's mass transit. Besides being one of the most populous cities in India - and the world - Mumbai is also India's wealthiest city, with a total wealth of $ 280 billion.
5. São Paulo, Brazil:
(21,297,000) With a population of nearly 22 million, São Paulo, Brazil is the most populous city in the Southern Hemisphere. From finance to tourism, São Paulo is a multicultural city with diverse industries.
6. Beijing, China:
(21,240,000) China is home to four of the most populous cities in the world, and Beijing ranks second. In addition, the gigantic city is only expected to grow with an expected population of 27 million in ten years.
7. Mexico City, Mexico:
(21,157,000) Mexico City and the surrounding metropolitan area offer a unique blend of ancient culture and modern industry. Not only is the city home to Tenochtitlan, the ancient Aztec capital, but it is also a Latin American financial hub.
8. Osaka, Japan:
(20,337,000) Osaka, Japan has a huge population today, although it is expected to drop slightly in 19 years to 19,976,000. The city's population has declined in recent years, due in part to low birth rates. However, the population of foreign residents of Osaka is increasing.
9. Cairo, Egypt:
(19,128,000) Cairo is often seen as a city closely related to ancient Egyptian history, mainly because of the location of the Pyramids at Giza, but it is also a densely populated cosmopolitan city.
In addition to the tourism industry, Cairo is also home to many modern hospitals and universities.
10. New York, USA:
(18,604,000) Between New York City, New York and nearby Newark, New Jersey, this metropolitan area is the busiest of its kind in the US. For example, more than two-fifths of the entire population of New York State lives alone in New York City.
11. Dhaka, Bangladesh:
(18,237,000) Dhaka is a growing metropolis in Bangladesh with an incredibly dense population. With 44,500 inhabitants per square kilometer, the city was the most populous city in the world as of 2015.
12. Karachi, Pakistan:
(17,121,000) As the economic and industrial capital of Pakistan, Karachi is an emerging city. Both Karachi Port and Bin Qasim Port are located in the city and serve Karachi's transportation and trade industries. Karachi expects steady population growth in ten years with an estimated 24 million inhabitants.
13. Buenos Aires, Argentina:
(15,334,000) As the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires is an important city for many of the country's major industries, including tourism, finance, and manufacturing.
However, due to an aging population and low birth rate, the population of the city is expected to increase to 17 million within ten years.
14. Kolkata, India:
(14,980,000) Kolkata is located in eastern India, near the Bangladesh border. It is also the capital of the state of West Bengal. There are a total of 14 universities in the city managed by the state government and serving the locals.
15. Istanbul, Turkey:
(14,365,000) In addition to being a tourist center that draws visitors from all over the world, Istanbul is the center of the Turkish economy. Istanbul New Airport expects to carry 150 million passengers annually.
16. Chongqing, China:
(13,744,000) Given its proximity to the Yangtze River, Chongqing is a prominent port city and industrial hub in southwestern central China. The city is home to iron, steel and other factories, in addition to natural resources such as coal, natural gas and a variety of minerals. These resources and industries draw workers from all over the country.