According to the related data and statistics of the 6th nationwide population census, the following cities are the Top 10 largest cities in China by urban resident population (exclude suburban, county and county-level city) in China.
Chongqing with an urban resident population of 15,690,000 ranked the 3rd. As one of the biggest cities in China, it has a permanent population of over 30 million
As the financial and economic center of China, Shanghai owns the largest urban resident population which is around 22,315,000. The permanent population of Shanghai is nearly 25.7 million including the inhabitants in suburbs.
The capital city, Beijing has the second largest urban population of China which is about 18,827,000. The Han nationality accounts for 96.5% of the total. The other 55 ethnic minorities’ claim a population of more than 300,000, most of them are from Hui, Manchu, and Mongolian nationalities.
As one of the major tourist cities in China, Chengdu has an urban resident population of 7,123,697. The permanent population is around 14,047,625
As one of the Municipality cities of China, Tianjin has an urban resident population of 11,090,000. The permanent population will be 12,937,954.
Guangzhou has a population in urban area of 11,070,654, accounting for 10.7 percent of the province's permanent population.
Baoding is a city in Hebei province, China, approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi) southwest of the national capital, Beijing. At the 2010 census, Baoding City had 11,194,372 inhabitants out of which 2,176,857 lived in the built-up (or metro) area made of 3 urban districts and Qingyuan and Mancheng counties largely being conurbated, on 1,840 km2 (710 sq mi). Baoding is among 13 Chinese cities with a population of over 10 million, ranking seventh
Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang, China's northernmost province, is a place of many contradictions. The population of Harbin is 9,353,200 (2010).
Located by Taihu Lake, the richest area in the Basin, the city has a total area of 6,264 square kilometers. Meanwhile, bordering Shanghai on the east, Wuxi City on the west and the Yangtze River on the north, Suzhou enjoys great geography and excellent land, water and air transportation.
Shenzhen is one of China major ports for foreign trade and international exchanges in China that with an urban resident population of 10,357,938.
These are the top 10 largest cities with the most population in China. Some of them may be expected to be on the list. But the are.