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Biggest World Cities on Lakes

Can you name the most populous cities in the world that are situated next to a lake with a surface area greater than 500 square kilometres?
Includes salt lakes, but not reservoirs.
Includes cities whose metropolitan area reaches the lake even if the city centre is further away.
For comparison, Lake Geneva has a surface area of 580 square kilometres.
Source: citypopulation.de (September 2017; metropolitan area population)
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Last updated: March 5, 2019
First submittedSeptember 1, 2017
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Population
City
31,1 mil
Shanghai (Suzhou)
24.1 mil
Manila
9.80 mil
Chicago
7.20 mil
Toronto
5.70 mil
Detroit
4.60 mil
Hefei
3.35 mil
Wuxi
3.13 mil
Kampala
Population
City
3.08 mil
Cleveland
2.48 mil
Baku
2.40 mil
Amsterdam
2.33 mil
Salt Lake City
2.13 mil
Stockholm
1.55 mil
Milwaukee
1.35 mil
Buffalo
1.30 mil
Managua
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level 68
Sep 1, 2017
The necessary data was not easy to find, so please let me know if you spot any omissions!
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level ∞
Sep 1, 2017
Nice quiz!
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level 68
Sep 1, 2017
Thanks a lot, Quizmaster!
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level 86
Sep 1, 2017
Excellent quiz!
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level 66
Sep 1, 2017
Great quiz!
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level 68
Sep 1, 2017
Thank you all! I'm happy that you're enjoying it!
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level 58
Sep 1, 2017
Really fun quiz! My first thought was Mexico City as it is the only city I could think of that's literally on top of a lake :D
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level 53
Sep 1, 2017
Could you add New Orleans (Lake Pontchartrain)? I believe its metro population exceeds Buffalo.
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level 68
Sep 1, 2017
According to the source, New Orleans' metropolitan population is 1.01 million, so it is slightly below the cutoff.
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level 71
Oct 3, 2017
very interesting!
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level 71
Jun 11, 2018
Does Lake Maracaibo not count as a lake?
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level 68
Jun 11, 2018
According to Wikipedia, Lake Maracaibo is a tidal bay and an inlet of the Caribbean, even though it is sometimes considered a lake, so I think it would be better to leave it out.