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Biggest World Cities by Letter - M

Name the most populous urban areas that start with the letter M.
Urban area population, not city proper
According to citypopulation.de, January 2019
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First submittedFebruary 13, 2012
Last updatedFebruary 13, 2019
Times taken52,833
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Country
Population
City
Philippines
25.2 mil
Manila
India
24.7 mil
Mumbai
Mexico
22.8 mil
Mexico City
Russia
17.2 mil
Moscow
Spain
6.45 mil
Madrid
United States
6.35 mil
Miami
Italy
5.20 mil
Milan
Mexico
4.93 mil
Monterrey
Australia
4.85 mil
Melbourne
Canada
4.25 mil
Montreal
Country
Population
City
Colombia
3.95 mil
Medellín
Indonesia
3.95 mil
Medan
Iran
3.15 mil
Mashhad
United States
3.15 mil
Minneapolis
United Kingdom
3.05 mil
Manchester
Mozambique
2.88 mil
Maputo
Venezuela
2.60 mil
Maracaibo
Germany
2.28 mil
Munich
Brazil
2.18 mil
Manaus
Saudi Arabia
2.08 mil
Mecca
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level 72
Aug 5, 2012
lol...i get maputo, but totally blanked on miami
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level 77
Sep 20, 2014
I got Medan, but blanked on Monterrey.
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level 57
May 17, 2016
100%. but problem with Minneapolis.
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level 27
May 23, 2017
Blanked on Munich, but easily got Mexico City and Minneapolis.
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level 79
May 24, 2017
I blanked on Minneapolis, but got Mashhad.
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level 76
Mar 11, 2019
I tried Medina but didn't even think of Mecca.
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level 29
Sep 20, 2014
same
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level 57
May 22, 2017
same, too long doing the capitals of the world, I'm forgetting all the other cities
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level 62
May 28, 2018
SAME
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level 68
Feb 28, 2014
Managua, Nicaragua has a population of 2,408,000
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level ∞
Jul 24, 2014
1.28 million, according to citypopulation.de.
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level 57
May 28, 2016
And Maseru, Lesotho, and Mbabane, Swaziland,too. I know I am just joking okay I am not that stupid.
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level 63
Sep 20, 2014
Thank you Brazil 2014. Since then, I do a bit better on those brazilian cities.
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level 66
Nov 23, 2014
I guess the letter M doesn't exist in Mandarin and Cantonese
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level 46
Feb 26, 2015
Only V is missing from the chinese dictionary.
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level 56
Mar 11, 2019
no
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level 40
Jun 21, 2016
i got pissed off at united states lol miami and minneapolis :/
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level 69
Aug 3, 2016
Got all bar one without any trouble, but this is the first time I'm hearing of Multan.
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level 69
Apr 30, 2018
Almost two years later and I remember Multan this time. I still only know it because of this quiz.
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level 77
Jul 10, 2019
and now it's not on the quiz anymore. All that learning for nothing!
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level 60
Jan 10, 2017
Got Mashhad but missed Miami... Go figure.
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level 52
Jan 10, 2017
I spent two minutes trying to remember Monterrey but couldn't get it; it was on the tip of my tongue the whole time. Then I looked below that and saw that I had forgotten to enter Montreal. Woops.
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level 45
Mar 20, 2017
Got them all. Minneapolis my hardest.
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level 46
May 3, 2017
what about mogadishu!
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level 59
May 22, 2017
What about Mustvee? It has like 1300 inhabitants?!
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level 27
May 23, 2017
Nowhere near the requirements. Even my city Lathrop is more populous than that.
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level 77
Jan 17, 2019
Is that anywhere near Mustseeteevee?
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level 30
Jan 17, 2019
lol
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level 58
May 22, 2017
Mogadishu: 2.4m?
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level 63
May 22, 2017
I missed Miami, even though my dad lives there! haha
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level 77
May 22, 2017
Must have misspelled Maracaibo. Only missed that one and Multan, which I don't remember ever hearing before.
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level 57
May 22, 2017
I am surprised that people haven't heard about this city which is famous for saints, sufism and is one of the oldest cities in south asia. it even existed before the foundation of Lahore, Pakistan's second largest city. It held much importance in the cultural, economic and political arena of south asia before british rule.
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level 77
Mar 11, 2019
Looks like it got pushed off by Mecca. I've definitely heard of Mecca, which was home to slightly more famous religious kooks than Multan.
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level 62
May 23, 2017
Manakau.
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level 46
May 27, 2017
Got Maracaibo... didn't get Mumbai
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level 48
May 30, 2017
Is there a Sultan in Multan?
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level 55
Jan 19, 2018
No, but their cricket team in Pakistan Super League is called "Multan Sultans".
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level 54
Apr 29, 2018
These must be wrong because there are not more people in Miami than Chicago or LA.
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level 48
Oct 18, 2018
I love you Jackthepoop. I was thinking the same thing about London being bigger than Manchester in the UK. Crazy or what!
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level 76
Mar 11, 2019
Cities must begin with the letter M.
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level 82
Feb 13, 2019
Blanking on Miami and Manaus. Should have gotten them all.
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level 66
Feb 19, 2019
Missed Medan and Mashhad!
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level 30
Feb 20, 2019
When you spell it Monterry. :(
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level 36
Mar 11, 2019
Miami! So close!
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level 54
Mar 11, 2019
Big surprise, but relief also, that none of chinese and only one indian city have made the list.
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level 39
Mar 11, 2019
Sigh... got all but one... MIAMI
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level 28
Mar 16, 2019
I’m surprised Montevideo didn’t make this list
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level 67
Apr 19, 2019
This wasn't even dominated by China and India!
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level 41
Sep 15, 2019
No Multan??