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The largest cities in the
world and their mayors

Countries listed in alphabetical order E to L

The tables list cities in alphabetical order of their countries. The tables provide city and metro population date. The column ‘mayor’ names the men and women who are carry out political and executive functions. They include elected and appointed mayors, city governors and executive city council leaders. Capital letters denote national capital cities.

The research was carried out in 2010 and 2011. For the population data City Mayors consulted numerous national and international sources and in cases of large statistical inconsistencies elected to publish cautious averages. Readers and scholars are invited to inform of any discrepancies and/or provide missing facts and figures. The data is updated monthly. Please insert ‘Largest cities 2010’ in the subject line of any email.

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Introduction
TABLES:
By size of cities: 1 to 150 | 151 to 300 | 301 to 450 | 451 to 600 |
City by city: A to D | E to L | M to R | S to Z |
Country by country: A to D | E to L | M to R | S to Z |
Comments

Largest cities and their mayors in 2011 (Countries E to L)

NB
Metro population figures for China are often those of their prefectures; n/r = not ranked
World rank
City
Country
City
population
Metro
population
Mayor
131
Guayaquil Ecuador
2,196,000
2,686,000
Jaime Nebot
187
QUITO Ecuador
1,648,000
1,842,000
Augusto Barrera
21
CAIRO Egypt
7,764,000
15,546,000
Abdul Azim Wazir
52
Alexandria Egypt
4,110,000
4,350,000
Adel Labib
127
Giza Egypt
2,225,000
2,600,000
n/k
412
Subra al-Haymah Egypt
998,000
n/k
n/r
SAN SALVADOR El Salvador
520,000
1,580,000
Norman Quijano
n/r
ASMARA Eritrea
392,000
881,000
n/k
n/r
TALLINN Estonia
407,000
Edgar Savisaar
70
ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia
3,385,000
4,568,000
Kuma Demeksa
577
HELSINKI Finland
583,000
1,311,000
Jussi Pajunen
133
PARIS France
2,113,000
11,769,000
Bertrand Delanoë
464
Marseille France
852,000
1,605,000
Jean-Claude Gaudin
n/r
Lyon France
472,000
1,665,000
Gérard Collomb
n/r
Toulouse France
438,000
851,000
Pierre Cohen
n/r
Nice France
347,000
943,000
Christian Estrosi
n/r
Nantes France
283,000
804,000
Jean-Marc Ayrault
n/r
Strasbourg France
273,000
639,000
Roland Rie
n/r
Montpellier France
252,000
Hélène Mandroux-Colas
n/r
Bordeaux France
250,000
1,010,000
Alain Juppé
n/r
Lille France
226,000
1,143,000
Martine Aubry
n/r
Rennes France
206,000
Daniel Delaveau
221
TBILISI Georgia
1,490,000
1,550,000
Giorgi Ugulava
68
BERLIN Germany
3,432,000
3,943,000
Klaus Wowereit
166
Hamburg Germany
1,775,000
3,260,000
Olaf Scholz
271
Munich Germany
1,367,000
2,600,000
Christian Ude
414
Cologne Germany
995,000
11,297,000
Jürgen Roters
557
Frankfurt Germany
665,000
2,717,000
Petra Roth
570
Stuttgart Germany
600,000
2,330,000
Wolfgang Schuster
573
Dortmund Germany
584,000
Ullrich Sierau
579
Essen Germany
580,000
Reinhard Paß
590
Bremen Germany
547,000
1,009,000
Jens Böhrnsen
n/r
Hannover Germany
520,000
1,130,000
Stephan Weil
n/r
Leipzig Germany
515,000
1,417,000
Burkhard Jung
n/r
Dresden Germany
512,000
1,030,000
Helma Orosz
n/r
Nuremberg Germany
504,000
1,008,000
Ulrich Maly
n/r
Duisburg Germany
494,000
Adolf Sauerland
n/r
Wuppertal Germany
353,000
Peter Jung
n/r
Bielefeld Germany
324,000
1,420,000
Peter Clausen
n/r
Mannheim Germany
311,000
1,456,000
Peter Kurz
n/r
Karlsruhe Germany
291,000
Heinz Fenrich
n/r
Wiesbaden Germany
277,000
Helmut Müller
n/r
Münster Germany
274,000
Markus Lewe
n/r
Augsburg Germany
263,000
Kurt Gribl
n/r
Gelsenkirchen Germany
262,000
Frank Baranowski
n/r
Aachen Germany
259,000
1,240,000
Marcel Philipp
n/r
Braunschweig Germany
246,000
Gert Hoffmann
n/r
Chemnitz Germany
243,000
1,082,000
Barbara Ludwig
n/r
Krefeld Germany
236,000
Gregor Kathstede
n/r
Halle Germany
233,000
Dagmar Szabados
n/r
Magdeburg Germany
230,000
Lutz Trümper
n/r
Freiburg Germany
220,000
Dieter Salomon
n/r
Oberhausen Germany
216,000
Klaus Wehling
n/r
Lübeck Germany
211,000
Bernd Saxe
n/r
Erfurt Germany
203,000
Andreas Bausewein
n/r
Rostock Germany
201,000
Roland Methling
192
ACCRA Ghana
1,605,000
2,756,000
Alfred Vanderpuije
216
Kumasi Ghana
1,500,000
2,500,000
Samuel Sarpong
518
ATHENS Greece
757,000
3,216,000
Giorgos Kaminis
n/r
Thessaloniki Greece
407,000
798,000
Vasilis Papageorgopoulos
372
GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala
1,090,000
2,564,000
Alvaro Arzú
145
CONAKRY Guinea
1,931,000
Mamadou Wasco Camara
376
PORT-AU-PRINCE Haiti
1,083,000
1,728,000
Jean Yves Jason
326
Tegucigalpa Honduras
1,200,000
1,324,000
Ricardo Alvarez
175
BUDAPEST Hungary
1,712,000
2,503,000
István Tarlós
3
Mumbai (Bombay) India
13,900,000
21,200,000
Shraddha Jadhav
5
DELHI India
12,100,000
16,713,000
Kanwar Sain
33
Bangalore India
5,840,000
6,562,000
SK Nataraj
34
Surat India
5,390,000
6,347,000
Rajendra Desai
36
Kolkata India
5,100,000
15,420,000
Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya
44
Chennai India
4,600,000
7,330,000
M Subramaniam
45
Ahmadabad India
4,525,000
6,168,000
Kanaji Thakor
60
Hyderabad India
3,637,000
6,290,000
Banda Karthika Reddy
71
Pune India
3,337,000
4,470,000
Mohansingh Rajpal
75
Kanpur India
3,100,000
4,865,000
Ravindra Patani
78
Jaipur India
3,050,000
5,690,000
Jyoti Khandelwal
85
Durg India
2,810,000
Dr Shiv Kumar Tamer
117
Nagpur India
2,420,000
Archana Dehankar
121
Lucknow India
2,342,000
2,686,000
Dinesh Sharma
147
Indore India
1,912,000
1,920,000
Krishna Murari Moghe
160
Patna India
1,800,000
2,500,000
GhanShyam Kumar
184
Agra India
1,650,000
1,800,000
Anjula Singh Mahaur
190
Nashik India
1,620,000
Nayana Gholap
213
Pimpri Chinchwad India
1,515,000
Yogesh Behl
219
Vadodara India
1,500,000
3,642,000
Balakrishna Shukla
231
Bhopal India
1,458,000
1,600,000
Krishna Gaur
256
Ludhiana India
1,400,000
4,400,000
n/k
268
Thane India
1,375,000
Ashjok Vaity
269
Varanasi India
1,375,000
3,150,000
Kaushalendra Singh
283
Rajkot India
1,336,000
Sandhya Vyas
298
Ranchi India
1,290,000
Rama Khalkho
306
Meerut India
1,277,000
n/k
320
Allahabad India
1,215,000
1,250,000
Jitendr Nath Singh
329
Amritsar India
1,195,000
1,300,000
Shawet Malik
339
Aurangabad India
1,168,000
Vijaya Rahatkar
351
Solapur India
1,134,000
Aruna Vakase
355
Madurai India
1,130,000
Thenmozhi Gopinathan
358
Jabalpur India
1,117,000
1,150,000
Prabhat Sahu
370
Mirat India
1,095,000
1,095,000
n/k
383
Dhanbad India
1,065,000
1,200,000
n/k
387
Faridabad India
1,055,000
2,193,000
n/k
406
Haora India
1,008,000
Sri Gopal Mukherjee
407
Haora India
1,008,000
1,020,000
Sri Gopal Mukherjee
408
Jodhpur India
1,007,000
Om Kumari Gehlot
420
Ghaziabad India
970,000
Damyanti Goel
421
Visakhapatnam India
970,000
1,330,000
B N Vishnu
428
Vijayawada India
957,000
1,150,000
Ratna Bindu
433
Coimbatore India
931,000
1,446,000
R.Venkatachalam
440
Srinagar India
915,000
1,050,000
Salman Sagar
449
Chandigarh India
901,000
n/k
455
Sholapur India
890,000
890,000
n/k
488
Thiruvananthapuram India
810,000
955,000
C Jayan Babu
492
Guwahati India
808,000
820,000
Dolly Borah
498
Hubli India
801,000
801,000
n/k
501
Mysore India
799,000
Purushotham
517
Tiruchchirappalli India
760,000
863,000
n/k
532
Jalandhar India
714,000
764,000
n/k
542
Gwalior India
690,000
866,000
Sameeksha Gupta
549
Aligarh India
680,000
1,116,000
n/k
552
Amravati India
678,000
1,031,000
n/k
559
Bhubaneswar India
659,000
1,455,000
n/k
563
Jamshedpur India
630,000
1,135,000
n/k
583
Bhilai India
564,000
942,000
n/k
n/r
Kozhikode India
437,000
M. Bhaskaran
11
JAKARTA Indonesia
10,100,000
24,100,000
Joko Widodo
77
Surabaya Indonesia
3,100,000
3,700,000
Bambang D H
106
Bandung Indonesia
2,510,000
3,829,000
Dada Rosada
141
Medan Indonesia
1,990,000
2,390,000
Rahudman Harahap
195
Palembang Indonesia
1,600,000
Eddy Santana Putra
203
Tangerang Indonesia
1,545,000
Wahidin Halim
259
Semarang Indonesia
1,393,000
1,400,000
Soemarmo HS
338
Ujung Pandang Indonesia
1,170,000
1,254,000
n/k
360
Makasar Indonesia
1,113,000
Ilham Arief Sirajuddin
460
Bogor Indonesia
866,000
Diani Budiarto
481
Padang Indonesia
820,000
900,000
Fauzi Bahar
522
Bandar Lampung Indonesia
743,000
1,123,000
n/k
523
Malang Indonesia
742,000
921,000
n/k
600
Surakarta Indonesia
533,000
857,000
n/k
n/r
Denpasar Indonesia
491,000
934,000
n/k
n/r
Yogyakarta Indonesia
417,000
840,000
n/k
n/r
Mataram Indonesia
330,000
1,081,000
n/k
n/r
Cirebon Indonesia
319,000
926,000
n/k
n/r
Tegal Indonesia
238,000
784,000
n/k
16
TEHRAN Iran
8,430,000
13,450,000
Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf
81
Mashhad Iran
2,910,000
3,000,000
Mohammad Pejman
197
Esfahan Iran
1,584,000
2,600,000
Morteza Saqaeian Nejad
248
Tabriz Iran
1,420,000
Alireza Novin
264
Karaj Iran
1,380,000
n/k
282
Ahwaz Iran
1,338,000
1,500,000
Saeed Mombeini
318
Shiraz Iran
1,228,000
1,300,000
Mehran E'temad
393
Qom Iran
1,042,000
n/k
477
Kermanshah Iran
823,000
966,000
n/k
32
Baghdad Iraq
6,050,000
6,500,000
Sabir al-Issawi
168
Basrah Iraq
1,760,000
3,800,000
Jabbar Jaber Al-Latif
295
Irbil Iraq
1,294,000
1,5000,000
n/k
348
Mosul Iraq
1,139,000
1,139,000
n/k
n/r
Dublin Ireland
506,000
1,661,000
Emer Costello
514
Jerusalem Israel
764,000
1,029,000
Nir Barkat Nazareth
n/r
TEL AVIV Israel
383,000
3,250,000
Ron Huldai
n/r
Haifa Israel
276,000
975,000
Yona Yahav
90
ROME Italy
2,732,000
3,555,000
Gianni Alemanno
289
Milan Italy
1,302,000
4,051,000
Giuliano Pisapia
423
Naples Italy
963,000
3,000,000
Luigi di Magistris
442
Turin Italy
910,000
1,617,000
Pietro Franco
546
Palermo Italy
684,000
947,000
Leoluca Orlando
n/r
Florence Italy
375,000
825,000
Matteo Renzi
n/r
Catania Italy
337,000
831,000
Raffaele Stancanelli
56
Abidjan Ivory Coast
3,800,000
4,000,000
Pierre Djédji Amondji
n/r
Bouakt Ivory Coast
531,000
775,000
n/k
562
KINGSTON Jamaica
650,000
925,000
n/k
15
TOKYO Japan
8,653,000
31,036,000
Naoki Inose
59
Yokohama Japan
3,655,000
Fumiko Hayashi
95
Osaka Japan
2,647,000
17,590,000
Toru Hashimoto
125
Nagoya Japan
2,260,000
9,250,000
Takashi Kawamura
148
Sapporo Japan
1,906,000
2,130,000
Fumio Ueda
206
Kobe Japan
1,534,000
1,560,000
Tatsuo Yada
227
Kyoto Japan
1,466,000
1,500,000
Daisaku Kadokawa
234
Fukuoka Japan
1,450,000
2,230,000
Hiroshi Yoshida
261
Kawasaki Japan
1,390,000
1,450,000
Takao Abe
334
Saitama Japan
1,183,000
Hayato Shimizu
336
Hiroshima Japan
1,174,000
1,700,000
Kazumi Matsui
396
Sendai Japan
1,032,000
1,300,000
Emiko Okuyama
418
Kitakyushu Japan
985,000
1,050,000
Kenji Kitahashi
424
Chiba Japan
962,000
970,000
Toshihito Kumagai
470
Sakai Japan
836,000
Osami Takeyama
482
Hamamatsu Japan
815,000
1,093,000
Yasutomo Suzuki
486
Niigata Japan
812,000
Akira Shinoda
530
Shizuoka Japan
718,000
1,211,000
Nobuhiro Tanabe
539
Okayama Japan
700,000
1,250,000
Shigeo Takaya
n/r
Okinawa Japan
129,000
Kita Kurose
146
AMMAN Jordan
1,919,000
2,524,000
Omar Maani
244
ALMATY Kazakhstan
1,420,000
1,500,000
Akhmetzhan Yesimov
496
ASTANA Kazakhstan
803,000
Imangali Tasmagambetov
458
Mombasa Kenia
880,000
Ahmed Abubakar Mohdhar
74
NAIROBI Kenya
3,130,000
3,300,000
Geoffrey Majiwa
n/r
KUWAIT CITY Kuwait
96,000
2,380,000
n/k
513
BISHKEK Kyrgyzstan
765,000
800,000
Nariman Tuleyev
n/r
Osh Kyrgyztan
230,000
Melis Myrzakmatov
528
RIGA Latvia
725,000
878,000
Nils Usakovs
309
BEIRUT Lebanon
1,250,000
2,600,000
Abdel Mounim Ariss
594
MONROVIA Liberia
543,000
1,010,000
Ophelia Hoff Saytumah
179
TRIPOLI Libya
1,683,000
2,270,000
Abdullatif Abdulrahman Aldaali
226
Benghazi Libya
1,471,000
1,500,000
n/k
593
VILNIUS Lithuania
545,000
Vilius Navickas

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