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World's Biggest Non-Coastal Cities on Islands

Can you name the world's most populous cities that are on an island but not on the sea coast?
Cities on river estuaries are considered coastal.
Cities whose urban area reaches the coast are considered coastal even if the city centre is further inland.
Source: citypopulation.de (urban area population; September 2017)
Quiz by georgekotz
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Last updated: September 14, 2017
First submittedSeptember 14, 2017
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Population
City
6.05 mil
Bandung
3.08 mil
Birmingham
3.00 mil
Manchester
2.38 mil
Taichung
2.28 mil
Antananarivo
2.10 mil
Leeds
1.71 mil
Palembang
Population
City
1.64 mil
Glasgow
1.53 mil
Sheffield
1.44 mil
Malang
1.38 mil
Angeles
1.35 mil
Nottingham
1.30 mil
Yogyakarta
1.23 mil
Surakarta
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level 71
Sep 14, 2017
interesting! is London excluded because the 'urban area' reaches the sea?
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level 68
Sep 14, 2017
Yes! I had trouble deciding whether I should consider cities like London, Hamburg etc. coastal for a quiz about the largest coastal cities in Europe. I decided to include them there, especially since they have some of the largest ports in Europe, meaning that they are closely connected with the sea, so for the sake of consistency I excluded London here with a caveat about cities on river estuaries and cities whose urban area reaches the coast.
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level 43
Mar 2, 2018
Great quiz but Glasgow is on the Firth of Clyde. If London is (rightly) excluded, so should Glasgow
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level 68
Mar 2, 2018
The reason I chose to include Glasgow is that the urban area seemingly ends right before the Clyde empties into the sea, at least from what one can tell by looking at the width of the river and Google Earth's delineation of the coastline. This isn't quite the case with London, where Gravesend, for example, can well be considered 'coastal'. Of course, the limits of the estuaries of rivers like the Clyde or the Thames are somewhat vague, so I'd be happy to hear more opinions on this.