List of largest metropolitan areas of the Middle East


This is a list of metropolitan areas in Middle East, with their population according to different sources. The list includes metropolitan areas that have a population of over 1.5 million.[1][2][3]

Rank CityCountry Metropolitan
Population
City
population
Image
1 Cairo  Egypt 20,439,541 9,500,000
2 Tehran  Iran 16,672,000 9,134,000
3 Istanbul  Turkey 15,519,267 15,241,177
4 Baghdad  Iraq 13,500,000 8,500,000
5 Riyadh  Saudi Arabia 6,506,700 6,506,700
6 Ankara  Turkey 5,663,322 5,067,565
7 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 5,640,000 3,287,007
8 Alexandria  Egypt 4,984,387 4,984,387
9 İzmir  Turkey 4,394,694 5,067,565
10 Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 4,276,000 4,276,000
11 Amman  Jordan 4,007,526 4,007,526
12 Mashhad  Iran 3,600,650 3,372,090
13 Isfahan  Iran 2,989,070 2,000,000
14 Tel Aviv  Israel 3,954,500 438,818
15 Mosul  Iraq 3,730,000 1,800,000
16 Damascus  Syria 2,900,000 2,078,000
17 Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 2,784,490 2,784,490
18 Basra  Iraq 2,750,000 2,750,000
15 Tabriz  Iran 2,500,123 2,000,000
19 Doha  Qatar 2,382,000 1,850,000
20 Kuwait City  Kuwait 2,380,000 2,380,000
21 Beirut  Lebanon 2,200,000 361,366
22 Sana'a  Yemen 2,167,000 1,937,451
23 Karaj  Iran 1,967,000 1,967,000
24 Shiraz  Iran 1,869,001 1,869,001
25 Gaza  Palestine 1,850,000 515,556
26 Aleppo  Syria 1,800,000 1,800,000
27 Erbil  Iraq 1,750,564 1,750,564
28 Mecca  Saudi Arabia 2,042,000 2,042,000
28 Muscat  Oman 1,560,000 1,560,000

See also


References


  1. "All urban agglomerations of the world with a population of 1 million inhabitants or more". www.citypopulation.de. Citypopulation. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  2. "City Populations, Largest Cities of the World - Worldatlas.com". www.worldatlas.com.
  3. "y: Provinces and Major Cities". www.citytpopulation.de. Citypopulation. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2015. The population of the Turkish cities and provinces according to census results and latest register-based tabulations