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Wikivoyage:World cities/Large

Table from Wikipedia. Truncate it here to top 100, remove some detail & add Wikivoyage article status and a column for whether each has various things:

  • a custom banner
  • defined districts
  • a link to an OpenStreetMap map above the banner

Two other columns are added for each city:

  • The U column indicates whether the city includes any sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • The F column shows rank from a Forbes magazine article on the world's twenty most visited cities, based on a 2013 Mastercard report. The top two on that list (Bangkok and London) get almost 16 million visitors a year each, the next four over 10 million each, and even the 20th gets almost 5 million.

Wikipedia gives rankings of the top ten world tourism destinations, based on a UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) report for 2011. We add two columns based on that:

  • Visitor rank, by number of arriving visitors
  • Spending rank, by tourist industry receipts

Most destinations in those rankings are countries, rather than cities, but mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau are treated as separate destinations.

The original Wikipedia list has 224 cities with population above two million. We take the top 100, then add four more cities because they are on the F, V or S lists. Three of those are not on the WP list; we give them arbitrary "ranks" over 500 so that sorting on the rank column still works correctly.

Note that you can sort on any column, in ascending or descending order, by clicking on the little arrows in the column header.

City Destination (UNWTO) Wikivoyage
Rank Name Population U F Name V S Status Banner? Districts? Map link?
1 TokyoYokohama 37,239,000 16 Japan Japan Guide Yes Tokyo districted, Yokohama not districted Yes
2 Jakarta 26,746,000 Indonesia Indonesia Guide Yes Yes Yes
3 SeoulIncheon 22,868,000 Yes 11 South Korea South Korea Usable Yes Seoul districted, Incheon not districted Yes
4 Delhi 22,826,000 Yes India India Guide Yes Yes Yes
5 Shanghai 21,766,000 14 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes Yes
6 Manila 21,241,000 Yes Philippines Philippines Usable Yes Yes Yes
7 Karachi 20,877,000 Yes Pakistan Pakistan Guide Yes Yes
8 New York City 20,673,000 Yes 5 USA United States 2 1 Guide Yes Yes Yes
9 São Paulo 20,568,000 Yes Brazil Brazil Usable Yes Yes Yes
10 Mexico City 20,032,000 Yes Mexico Mexico 10 Usable Yes Yes Yes
11 Beijing 18,241,000 Yes China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes Yes
12 GuangzhouFoshan 17,681,000 China China 3 4 Guide Yes Yes
13 Mumbai (Bombay) 17,307,000 Yes India India Guide Yes Yes Yes
14 OsakaKobeKyoto 17,175,000 Yes Japan Japan Guide Yes Kyoto and Osaka districted, Kobe not districted Yes
15 Moscow 15,788,000 Yes Russia Russia Usable Yes In progress Yes
16 Cairo 15,071,000 Yes Egypt Egypt Usable Yes Yes Yes
17 Los Angeles 15,067,000 20 USA United States 2 1 Usable Yes Yes Yes
18 Kolkata (Calcutta) 14,630,000 India India Usable Yes Yes Yes
19 Bangkok 14,544,000 1 Thailand Thailand Guide Yes Yes Yes
20 Dhaka 14,399,000 Bangladesh Bangladesh Usable Yes Yes Yes
21 Buenos Aires 13,776,000 Argentina Argentina Usable Yes Yes Yes
22 Tehran 13,309,000 Yes Iran Iran Usable Yes Yes
23 Istanbul 12,919,000 Yes 6 Turkey Turkey 6 Guide Yes Yes Yes
24 Shenzhen 12,506,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Under discussion Yes
25 Lagos 12,090,000 Nigeria Nigeria Usable Yes Yes
26 Rio de Janeiro 11,616,000 Yes Brazil Brazil Usable Yes Yes Yes
27 Paris 10,869,000 Yes 3 France France 1 3 Guide Yes Yes Yes
28 Nagoya 10,183,000 Japan Japan Guide Yes Yes
29 London 9,576,000 Yes 2 UK United Kingdom 7 7 Guide Yes Yes Yes
30 Lima 9,400,000 Yes Peru Peru Usable Yes Yes Yes
31 Kinshasa 9,387,000 DR Congo the Democratic Republic of the Congo Usable Yes Yes
32 Tianjin 9,277,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes Yes
33 Chennai (Madras) 9,182,000 India India Usable Yes Yes
34 Chicago 9,104,000 USA United States 2 1 Star Yes Yes Yes
35 Bengaluru (Bangalore) 9,044,000 India India Guide Yes Yes
36 Bogotá 9,009,000 Colombia Colombia Usable Yes Yes Yes
37 Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) 8,764,000 Vietnam Vietnam Guide Yes Yes
38 Dongguan 8,591,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes
39 Chengdu 8,386,000 China China 3 4 Guide Yes Yes
40 Taipei 8,357,000 18 Taiwan Taiwan Usable Yes Yes Yes
41 Hyderabad 8,206,000 India India Usable Yes Yes
42 Lahore 7,994,000 Yes Pakistan Pakistan Usable Yes Yes
43 Johannesburg 7,426,000 South Africa South Africa Usable Yes In progress Yes
44 Wuhan 7,411,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes
45 EssenDüsseldorf 7,312,000 Yes Germany Germany 8 6 Guide Yes Yes
46 Hong Kong 7,162,000 9 Hong Kong Hong Kong 10 Guide Yes Yes Yes
47 Ahmedabad 6,732,000 India India Usable Yes Yes Yes
48 Chongqing 6,632,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes
49 Kuala Lumpur 6,608,000 8 Malaysia Malaysia 9 Usable Yes Yes Yes
50 Hangzhou 6,559,000 Yes China China 3 4 Guide Yes Yes
51 Baghdad 6,366,000 Iraq Iraq Usable Yes Yes
52 Toronto 6,184,000 Canada Canada Usable Yes Yes Yes
53 Santiago de Chile 6,171,000 Chile Chile Guide Yes Yes Yes
54 Madrid 6,087,000 Yes Spain Spain 4 2 Usable Yes Yes
55 DallasFort Worth 6,022,000 USA United States 2 1 Usable Yes Dallas districted, Fort Worth not districted Yes
56 San FranciscoSan Jose 6,020,000 USA United States 2 1 Star Yes San Francisco districted, San Jose not districted Yes
57 Quanzhou 5,913,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes
58 Miami 5,504,000 USA United States 2 1 Usable Yes Yes Yes
59 Nanjing 5,770,000 Yes China China 3 4 Guide Yes Yes
60 Shenyang 5,631,000 Yes China China 3 4 Guide Yes Yes
61 Belo Horizonte 5,582,000 Brazil Brazil Usable Yes Yes
62 Philadelphia 5,500,000 Yes USA United States 2 1 Usable Yes Yes Yes
63 Houston 5,485,000 USA United States 2 1 Usable Yes Yes Yes
64 Luanda 5,425,000 Angola Angola Usable Yes Yes
65 Xi'an 5,332,000 Yes China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes
66 Singapore 5,287,000 Yes 4 Singapore Singapore Star Yes Yes Yes
67 Pune 5,265,000 India India Usable Yes Yes
68 Milan 5,248,000 Yes 12 Italy Italy 5 5 Guide Yes Yes Yes
69 Riyadh 5,133,000 19 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Guide Yes Yes
70 Khartoum 4,919,000 Sudan Sudan Guide Yes Yes
71 Saint Petersburg 4,899,000 Yes Russia Russia Guide Yes Yes Yes
72 Washington, D.C. 4,825,000 USA United States 2 1 Star Yes Yes Yes
73 Surat 4,791,000 India India Usable Yes Yes
74 Bandung 4,764,000 Indonesia Indonesia Guide Yes YesYes
75 Atlanta 4,707,000 USA United States 2 1 Usable Yes Yes Yes
76 Surabaya 4,703,000 Indonesia Indonesia Usable Yes Yes
77 Yangon (Rangoon) 4,620,000 Burma Myanmar Guide Yes Yes
78 Barcelona 4,604,000 Yes 10 Spain Spain 4 2 Usable Yes Yes Yes
79 Alexandria 4,603,000 Yes Egypt Egypt Usable Yes Yes
80 Abidjan 4,603,000 Ivory Coast Côte d'Ivoire Usable Yes Yes
81 Guadalajara 4,567,000 Yes Mexico Mexico 10 Guide Yes Yes
82 Harbin 4,543,000 China China 3 4 Guide Yes Yes
83 Boston 4,514,000 USA United States 2 1 Guide Yes Yes Yes
84 Nairobi 4,457,000 Kenya Kenya Usable Yes Yes
85 Qingdao 4,444,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes
86 Suzhou 4,402,000 Yes China China 3 4 Guide Yes Yes
87 Ankara 4,221,000 Turkey Turkey Usable Yes Yes
88 Monterrey 4,220,000 Mexico Mexico 10 Usable Yes Yes Yes
89 Zhengzhou 4,184,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes
90 Salvador 4,075,000 Yes Brazil Brazil Usable Yes Yes
91 Phoenix 4,044,000 USA United States 2 1 Usable Yes Yes Yes
92 Porto Alegre 4,002,000 Brazil Brazil Usable Yes Yes
93 Sydney 3,956,000 Yes Australia Australia 8 Usable Yes Yes Yes
94 Berlin 3,956,000 Yes Germany Germany 8 6 Guide Yes Yes Yes
94 Accra 3,933,000 Yes Ghana Ghana Usable Yes Yes
96 Kuwait City 3,851,000 Kuwait Kuwait Usable Yes Yes
97 Rome 3,798,000 Yes 13 Italy Italy 5 5 Usable Yes Yes Yes
98 Recife 3,793,000 Brazil Brazil Guide Yes Yes
99 Dalian 3,793,000 China China 3 4 Usable Yes Yes Yes
100 Melbourne 3,761,000 Yes Australia Australia 8 Usable Yes Yes Yes
122 Dubai 3,319,000 7 UAE the United Arab Emirates Guide Yes Yes Yes
501 Vienna 1,983,836 Yes 17 Austria Austria Guide Yes Yes Yes
502 Amsterdam 1,050,000 Yes 15 Netherlands Netherlands Guide Yes Yes Yes
503 Macau 568,700 Yes Macau Macau 9 Guide Yes Yes Yes