World's Largest High-Altitude Cities

Can you name the most populous cities in the world with an elevation greater than 1,500 m (approximately 5,000 ft) above sea level?
Elevation refers to the city centre.
Source: citypopulation.de (May 2021; urban area population)
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Last updated: May 3, 2021
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Population
Country
City
Elevation
24.5 mil
Mexico
Mexico City
2,230 m
14.2 mil
South Africa
Johannesburg
1,750 m
9.80 mil
Colombia
Bogotá
2,620 m
6.10 mil
Kenya
Nairobi
1,670 m
5.55 mil
Mexico
Guadalajara
1,560 m
4.48 mil
Afghanistan
Kabul
1,800 m
4.33 mil
China
Kunming
1,900 m
4.10 mil
Colombia
Medellin
1,500 m
Population
Country
City
Elevation
4.03 mil
Mexico
Puebla
2,160 m
3.90 mil
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
2,350 m
3.80 mil
USA
Denver
1,600 m
3.25 mil
Iran
Isfahan
1,580 m
3.20 mil
Guatemala
Guatemala City
1,510 m
2.93 mil
China
Lanzhou
1,530 m
2.90 mil
Yemen
Sana'a
2,260 m
2.78 mil
Ecuador
Quito
2,830 m
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Level 60
May 8, 2021
Glad to have gotten Lanzhou. If you go to China, their noodle stands are everywhere.