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 2021
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Last updated: February 28, 2021
First submittedSeptember 11, 2016
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Population
City
22.6 m
São Paulo
16.6 m
Buenos Aires
13.3 m
Rio de Janeiro
11.1 m
Lima
9.80 m
Bogotá
7.80 m
Santiago
5.05 m
Belo Horizonte
4.15 m
Porto Alegre
4.10 m
Medellín
4.05 m
Brasília
3.85 m
Recife
3.78 m
Caracas
3.73 m
Fortaleza
3.63 m
Salvador
3.45 m
Curitiba
+5
Level 44
Oct 30, 2016
I was thinking that Belem was part of this list or Manaus too but...
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Level 48
Oct 30, 2016
I got more than half of Brazilian ones from World Cup.
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Level 81
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 81
May 4, 2019
I think I need to go spend some time in Brazil. I still have trouble getting them all.
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Level 35
Apr 9, 2021
why 3 years later (replying 2 years later)
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Level 77
Nov 2, 2016
Great quiz!
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Level 81
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 61
Oct 11, 2020
For the city proper, Rio is twice as big as Buenos Aires, but the greater Buenos Aires is HUGE
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Level 58
Dec 4, 2016
what about Manaus???
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Level 49
Jan 20, 2017
Just over 2 million.
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Level 55
Dec 4, 2016
14/15 for me. I forgot Fortaleza.
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Level 77
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 43
Mar 20, 2017
Rio de Janeiro is such a beautiful city
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Level 31
Mar 6, 2021
thanks im from rio :)
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Level 68
Aug 28, 2017
Easy
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Level 66
Jan 11, 2018
I thought I typed in Recife, must have spelled it wrong. :(
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Level 68
Sep 4, 2018
I always underestimate Brazil's population compared to the rest of South America.
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Level 66
May 4, 2019
50 seconds to finish it in slow mode. Proud South American here!
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Level 43
May 27, 2019
I've been spelling it like"Fonteleza" instead of Fortaleza 😑.
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Level 43
May 27, 2019
Please accept "Belo" for Belo Horizonte
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Level ∞
May 27, 2019
Some Brazilians commented that nobody calls it Belo and so it shouldn't be accepted. However, you can type in BH.
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Level 43
May 28, 2019
Ok
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Level 29
Jun 16, 2019
Nobody calls it Belo in Brazil.
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Level 63
Jul 2, 2019
Ok.
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Level 40
Sep 24, 2019
Surprised no Belem.
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Level 52
Mar 28, 2020
Not knowing Brazilian cities really hinders your performance in this one....
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Level 53
Apr 3, 2020
12/15 first try. Can't believe I missed Sao Paulo!!!!