Top 10 Largest Cities in China
No. 1 Shanghai
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.
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No. 2 Beijing
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.
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No. 3 Chongqing
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.
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No. 4 Tianjin
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.
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No. 5 Guangzhou
Guangzhou has a population in urban area of 11,070,654, accounting for 10.7 percent of the province's permanent population.
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No. 6 Shenzhen
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.
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No. 7 Dongguan
The urban resident population of Dongguan is 8,220,937. It is also the permanent population of this area.
No. 8 Chengdu
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
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No. 9 Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a major tourist destination in China and one of the world's major business centres. It has an urban resident population of 7,055,071. It is also the permanent population of this area.
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No. 10 Hangzhou
Hangzhou enjoys a title as "the most splendid and luxurious city in the world". Its urban resident population is nearly 7 million. It is also the permanent population of this area.
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