05 January 2010

India's Major/Largest Cities

India has 8 cities with more than 50 lakh people:

RankCityPopulation*
1Bombay2.2 crore
2Delhi1.9 crore
3Calcutta1.6 crore
4Madras74 lakh
5Bangalore66 lakh
6Hyderabad64 lakh
7Poona55 lakh
8Ahmedabad54 lakh

These are India's major/largest cities. These 8 cities account for 50% of India's urban population.

*2010 estimates.

2 comments:

riyaz said...

melbourne & sydney apparently have about 4 million people apiece, and that is roughly 45% of the entire population of australia ... which means bombay can accomodate all australians!

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