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China: Metropolitan Areas

2011/06/12

Cities Principal Cities

  Name Adm. CU C 2000-11-01 f
1 Shanghai SH 14,230,992
2 Beijing BJ 10,300,723
3 Guangzhou GD 7,547,467
4 Tianjin TJ 6,839,008
5 Wuhan HB 6,787,482
6 Shenzhen GD 6,480,340
7 Chongqing CQ 5,087,197
8 Shenyang LN 4,596,785
9 Chengdu SC 4,273,218
10 Foshan GD 4,006,681

Cities

  Name Status Original Adm. CU C 1990-07-01 f CU C 2000-11-01 f
i Anshan City 鞍山市 LN 1,233,947 1,389,660
i Anyang City 安阳市 HEN 410,367 768,992
i Baoding City 保定市 HEB 471,270 902,496
i Baoji City 宝鸡市 SN 401,237 645,414
i Baotou City 包头市 NM 1,044,088 1,420,047
i Beijing City 北京市 BJ 5,521,949 10,300,723
i Bengbu City 蚌埠市 AH 447,084 696,811
i Benxi City 本溪市 LN 759,083 860,838
i Cangnan Cnty 苍南县 ZJ 235,032 522,369
i Changchun City 长春市 JL 1,721,579 2,750,204
i Changde City 常德市 HN 275,195 759,262
i Changsha City 长沙市 HN 1,089,171 2,122,873
i Changshu City 常熟市 JS 146,490 565,178
i Changzhou City 常州市 JS 474,646 1,513,152
i Chengdu [Chengtu] City 成都市 SC 1,808,023 4,273,218
i Chifeng City 赤峰市 NM 345,035 692,267
i Chongqing [Chungking] City 重庆巿 CQ 2,337,117 5,087,197
i Cixi City 慈溪市 ZJ 207,178 675,727
i Dalian [Dairen] City 大连市 LN 1,884,310 2,872,048
i Dandong City 丹东市 LN 543,027 684,190
i Daqing City 大庆市 HL 756,444 1,094,892
i Datong City 大同市 SX 917,288 1,053,616
i Dongguan City 东莞市 GD 552,328 3,870,036
i Dongying City 东营市 SD 394,996 638,035
i Ezhou City 鄂州市 HB 190,542 551,876
i Foshan City 佛山市 GD 323,287 4,006,681
i Fushun City 抚顺市 LN 1,288,959 1,359,873
i Fuxin City 阜新市 LN 600,124 669,355
i Fuyang City 阜阳市 AH 142,170 742,862
i Fuzhou City 福州市 FJ 875,173 2,032,723
i Guangzhou [Canton] City 广州市 GD 3,072,626 7,547,467
i Guilin City 桂林市 GX 399,639 764,424
i Guiyang City 贵阳市 GZ 1,079,652 1,894,344
i Haicheng City 海城市 LN 355,890 598,195
i Haikou City 海口市 HI 332,750 1,028,724
i Handan City 邯郸市 HEB 525,391 822,387
i Hangzhou [Hangchou] City 杭州市 ZJ 1,213,660 3,240,947
i Harbin City 哈尔滨市 HL 2,561,469 3,627,082
i Hefei [Hofei] City 合肥市 AH 714,242 1,549,476
i Hegang City 鹤岗市 HL 585,252 659,509
i Hengyang City 衡阳市 HN 503,725 804,818
i Heze City 菏泽市 SD 254,035 525,234
i Hohhot (Huhehaote) [Huhehot] City 呼和浩特市 NM 634,514 1,020,152
i Huai'an (Huaiyin) {Huaian} City 淮阴市 JS 330,379 842,628
i Huaibei City 淮北市 AH 290,390 632,592
i Huainan City 淮南市 AH 724,157 1,062,430
i Huangshi City 黄石市 HB 482,740 653,722
i Huizhou City 惠州市 GD 204,454 1,057,659
i Huludao (Jinxi) City 葫芦岛市 LN 351,336 535,951
i Huzhou City 湖州市 ZJ 214,354 560,743
i Jiamusi City 佳木斯市 HL 468,631 624,598
i Jiangmen City 江门市 GD 190,398 876,531
i Jiangyin City 江阴市 JS 129,544 555,454
i Jiaozuo City 焦作市 HEN 395,315 641,193
i Jieyang City 揭阳市 GD 176,421 633,570
i Jilin City 吉林市 JL 1,090,329 1,448,434
i Jinan City 济南市 SD 1,437,596 2,795,070
i Jingzhou (Jiangling) City 荆州市 HB 155,799 784,584
i Jining City 济宁市 SD 183,063 882,894
i Jinzhou City 锦州市 LN 591,653 776,628
i Jixi City 鸡西市 HL 650,288 829,931
i Kaifeng City 开封市 HEN 497,911 578,635
i Kunming City 昆明市 YN 1,099,871 2,547,272
i Lanzhou City 兰州市 GS 1,289,756 1,914,163
i Lianyungang City 连云港市 JS 344,244 576,477
i Liaoyang City 辽阳市 LN 493,250 628,771
i Linyi City 临沂市 SD 260,558 1,186,215
i Liuzhou City 柳州市 GX 636,828 1,043,458
i Lufeng City 陆丰市 GD 274,727 569,299
i Luoyang City 洛阳市 HEN 725,360 1,233,775
i Luzhou City 泸州市 SC 272,736 668,335
i Ma'anshan {Maanshan} City 马鞍山市 AH 327,676 504,703
i Maoming City 茂名市 GD 173,414 644,301
i Mianyang City 绵阳市 SC 232,035 782,461
i Mudanjiang City 牡丹江市 HL 570,273 672,345
i Nanchang City 南昌市 JX 911,872 1,680,756
i Nanchong City 南充市 SC 348,201 621,403
i Nanjing [Nanking] City 南京市 JS 2,166,426 3,783,907
i Nanning City 南宁市 GX 759,097 1,667,159
i Nantong City 南通市 JS 341,804 611,736
i Nanyang City 南阳市 HEN 228,293 696,638
i Neijiang City 内江市 SC 239,654 696,158
i Ningbo City 宁波市 ZJ 634,136 1,696,811
i Panjin City 盘锦市 LN 367,639 602,541
i Panzhihua (Dukou) City 攀枝花市 SC 436,001 562,270
i Pingdingshan City 平顶山市 HEN 430,841 871,274
i Pingxiang City 萍乡市 JX 248,929 546,851
i Puning City 普宁市 GD 75,593 646,327
i Putian City 莆田市 FJ 131,972 627,124
i Qingdao [Tsingtao] City 青岛市 SD 1,332,074 2,720,972
i Qinhuangdao City 秦皇岛市 HEB 358,006 718,229
i Qiqihar City 齐齐哈尔市 HL 1,115,298 1,338,587
i Quanzhou City 泉州市 FJ 173,571 764,100
i Rizhao City 日照市 SD 248,388 631,562
i Shanghai City 上海市 SH 7,821,787 14,230,992
i Shantou City 汕头市 GD 724,355 3,070,364
i Shaoguan City 韶关市 GD 237,230 693,731
i Shaoxing City 绍兴市 ZJ 181,356 633,118
i Shenyang City 沈阳市 LN 3,650,678 4,596,785
i Shenzhen City 深圳市 GD 875,176 6,480,340
i Shijiazhuang City 石家庄市 HEB 1,077,297 1,935,553
i Shiyan City 十堰市 HB 333,089 535,948
i Suizhou City 随州市 HB 303,807 535,769
i Suzhou City 苏州市 JS 688,648 1,750,251
i Tai'an {Taian} City 泰安市 SD 366,443 937,761
i Taiyuan City 太原市 SX 1,577,640 2,538,336
i Taizhou City 泰州市 JS 83,163 557,770
i Taizhou (Jiaojiang) City 台州市 ZJ 125,306 1,200,809
i Tangshan City 唐山市 HEB 996,351 1,660,054
i Tengzhou City 滕州市 SD 175,562 506,623
i Tianjin [Tientsin] City 天津市 TJ 4,090,643 6,839,008
i Tonghua City 通化市 JL 327,172 605,653
i Urumqi (Wulumuqi) City 乌鲁木齐市 XJ 1,148,476 1,727,712
i Wanzhou (Wanxian) CDist 万州区 CQ 207,055 574,033
i Weifang City 潍坊市 SD 392,644 1,263,016
i Wenling City 温岭市 ZJ 192,696 533,810
i Wenzhou City 温州市 ZJ 456,319 1,583,387
i Wuhan City 武汉市 HB 3,417,482 6,787,482
i Wuhu City 芜湖市 AH 441,999 641,259
i Wuxi City 无锡市 JS 775,702 1,872,915
i Xiamen City 厦门市 FJ 423,796 1,454,450
i Xi'an [Sian] {Xian} City 西安市 SN 2,290,990 3,870,504
i Xiangfan City 襄樊市 HB 408,216 1,204,039
i Xiangtan City 湘潭市 HN 456,050 707,783
i Xiantao City 仙桃市 HB 297,446 518,807
i Xianyang City 咸阳市 SN 316,641 814,625
i Xingtai City 邢台市 HEB 300,398 536,282
i Xining City 西宁市 QH 592,115 854,466
i Xinxiang City 新乡市 HEN 450,347 775,941
i Xuzhou City 徐州市 JS 780,825 1,392,707
i Yancheng City 盐城市 JS 293,924 933,832
i Yangzhou City 扬州市 JS 302,007 865,117
i Yantai City 烟台市 SD 422,282 1,261,476
i Yichang City 宜昌市 HB 412,605 869,092
i Yichun City 伊春市 HL 854,659 814,016
i Yinchuan City 银川市 NX 383,654 578,362
i Yingkou City 营口市 LN 458,353 630,208
i Yiwu City 义乌市 ZJ 114,258 560,317
i Yixing City 宜兴市 JS 138,465 534,600
i Yiyang City 益阳市 HN 190,680 707,739
i Yueyang City 岳阳市 HN 304,565 845,109
i Zaozhuang City 枣庄市 SD 302,641 883,031
i Zhangjiakou City 张家口市 HEB 558,286 806,518
i Zhanjiang City 湛江市 GD 485,833 832,273
i Zhengzhou City 郑州市 HEN 1,134,174 2,501,024
i Zhenjiang City 镇江市 JS 328,121 764,105
i Zhongshan City 中山市 GD 393,353 1,434,251
i Zhuhai City 珠海市 GD 219,819 1,056,169
i Zhuzhou City 株洲市 HN 429,858 837,102
i Zibo City 淄博市 SD 776,912 1,929,403
i Zigong City 自贡市 SC 376,891 601,010
i Zoucheng (Zouxian) City 邹城市 SD 224,375 518,486
i Zunyi City 遵义市 GZ 249,939 555,159
  • (1990) sedac.ciesin.org (2000) www.resdc.cn
    The presented urban population is counted on district or county level; therefore it may be spread over several settlements.
    The results of 2000 are not always comparable to the 1990 results.

Show DiagramProvinces

  Name Abbr. Status Original Capital A (km²) C 1982-07-01 f C 1990-07-01 f C 2000-11-01 f Cp 2010-11-01
i Anhui AH Prov 安徽省 Hefei 139,900 49,665,724 56,181,005 58,999,948 59,500,510
i Beijing BJ MProv 北京市 Beijing 16,800 9,230,687 10,819,414 13,569,194 19,612,368
i Chongqing CQ MProv 重庆市 Chongqing 82,000 Sichuan 28,866,208 30,512,763 28,846,170
i Fujian FJ Prov 福建省 Fuzhou 123,100 25,873,259 30,048,275 34,097,947 36,894,216
i Gansu GS Prov 甘肃省 Lanzhou 366,500 19,569,261 22,371,085 25,124,282 25,575,254
i Guangdong GD Prov 广东省 Guangzhou 197,100 59,299,220 62,829,741 85,225,007 104,303,132
i Guangxi GX AReg 广西壮族自治区 Nanning 220,400 36,420,960 42,244,884 43,854,538 46,026,629
i Guizhou GZ Prov 贵州省 Guiyang 174,000 28,552,997 32,391,051 35,247,695 34,746,468
i Hainan HI Prov 海南省 Haikou 34,300 Guangdong 6,556,831 7,559,035 8,671,518
i Hebei HEB Prov 河北省 Shijiazhuang 202,700 53,005,875 61,082,755 66,684,419 71,854,202
i Heilongjiang HL Prov 黑龙江省 Harbin 463,600 32,665,546 35,215,932 36,237,576 38,312,224
i Henan HEN Prov 河南省 Zhengzhou 167,000 74,422,739 85,534,200 91,236,854 94,023,567
i Hubei HB Prov 湖北省 Wuhan 187,500 47,804,150 53,970,501 59,508,870 57,237,740
i Hunan HN Prov 湖南省 Changsha 210,500 54,008,851 60,657,992 63,274,173 65,683,722
i Jiangsu JS Prov 江苏省 Nanjing 102,600 60,521,114 67,056,812 73,043,577 78,659,903
i Jiangxi JX Prov 江西省 Nanchang 164,800 33,184,827 37,710,177 40,397,598 44,567,475
i Jilin JL Prov 吉林省 Changchun 187,000 22,560,053 24,659,790 26,802,191 27,462,297
i Liaoning LN Prov 辽宁省 Shenyang 151,000 35,721,693 39,433,959 41,824,412 43,746,323
i Nei Monggol [Inner Mongolia] NM AReg 内蒙古自治区 Hohhot 1,177,500 19,274,279 21,456,518 23,323,347 24,706,321
i Ningxia NX AReg 宁夏回族自治区 Yinchuan 66,400 3,895,578 4,655,445 5,486,393 6,301,350
i Qinghai QH Prov 青海省 Xining 721,000 3,895,706 4,456,952 4,822,963 5,626,722
i Shaanxi SN Prov 陕西省 Xi'an 195,800 28,904,423 33,221,621 35,365,072 37,327,378
i Shandong SD Prov 山东省 Jinan 153,300 74,419,054 84,392,104 89,971,789 95,793,065
i Shanghai SH MProv 上海市 Shanghai 6,200 11,859,748 13,341,852 16,407,734 23,019,148
i Shanxi SX Prov 山西省 Taiyuan 157,100 25,291,389 28,758,846 32,471,242 35,712,111
i Sichuan SC Prov 四川省 Chengdu 487,000 99,713,310 78,352,102 82,348,296 80,418,200
i Tianjin TJ MProv 天津市 Tianjin 11,300 7,764,141 8,785,427 9,848,731 12,938,224
i Xinjiang Uygur XJ AReg 新疆维吾尔族自治区 Urumqi 1,646,900 13,081,681 15,156,883 18,459,511 21,813,334
i Xizang [Tibet] XZ AReg 西藏自治区 Lhasa 1,221,600 1,892,393 2,196,029 2,616,329 3,002,166
i Yunnan YN Prov 云南省 Kunming 436,200 32,553,817 36,972,587 42,360,089 45,966,239
i Zhejiang ZJ Prov 浙江省 Hangzhou 101,800 38,884,603 41,446,015 45,930,651 54,426,891
  China CHN     Beijing 9,572,900 1,008,175,288 1,130,822,993 1,242,612,226 1,339,724,852
  • (1982) EYB 1985 (1990) sedac.ciesin.org (2000) www.resdc.cn
    (2010) China National Bureau of Statistics (web). The 2010 total includes 2.3 mio servicemen and a population of 4,649,985 with permanent residence "difficult to define".
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