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15 Largest Cities in South America (with a map)

Using the map, name the 15 most populous urban areas in South America.
Urban area population, not city proper
According to citypopulation.de, January 2019
Last updated: February 18, 2019
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Population
City
22.2 mil
São Paulo
16.3 mil
Buenos Aires
13.1 mil
Rio de Janeiro
9.90 mil
Lima
9.80 mil
Bogotá
7.20 mil
Santiago
4.98 mil
Belo Horizonte
4.10 mil
Porto Alegre
4.10 mil
Brasília
3.95 mil
Medellín
3.83 mil
Recife
3.78 mil
Caracas
3.65 mil
Fortaleza
3.58 mil
Salvador
3.38 mil
Curitiba
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level 43
Sep 11, 2016
How do u make it with the black dots on the cities? Good quiz!
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level 57
Sep 11, 2016
I had to add the circles into the SVG code - along with the blue ocean that appears on every continental map except South America!
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level 43
Oct 30, 2016
I was thinking that Belem was part of this list or Manaus too but...
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level 49
Oct 30, 2016
I got more than half of Brazilian ones from World Cup.
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level 75
Oct 31, 2016
This is the only one of these I didn't ace easily. I sometimes forget some Brazilian cities.
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level 71
Nov 2, 2016
Great quiz!
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level 80
Nov 2, 2016
I am surprised Buenos Aires is bigger than Rio. Sorta thought it was the other way around. Those Brazilian cities.. at least there aren't as many as in China, although they are almost as tricky. World Cup was really good for geography trivia.
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level 57
Dec 4, 2016
what about Manaus???
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level 49
Jan 20, 2017
Just over 2 million.
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level 49
Dec 4, 2016
14/15 for me. I forgot Fortaleza.
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level 71
Jan 19, 2017
Kept trying Manaus as well. Got them all in the end though. Could be a difference between city vs. metro area. Porto Alegre has a much bigger metro area population.
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level 39
Mar 20, 2017
Rio de Janeiro is such a beautiful city
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level 34
May 22, 2017
done in 1:20, had trouble with medellin. Lived in Brasilia, it was very nice and modern.
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level 57
Aug 28, 2017
Easy
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level 59
Jan 11, 2018
I thought I typed in Recife, must have spelled it wrong. :(
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level 65
Sep 4, 2018
I always underestimate Brazil's population compared to the rest of South America.