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Biggest Cities in the Southern Hemisphere

Can you name the most populous urban agglomerations below the Equator?
According to citypopulation.de; January 2018
Last updated: April 30, 2018
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Population
City
30.3 mil
Jakarta
22.1 mil
São Paulo
16.1 mil
Buenos Aires
13.4 mil
Johannesburg
12.8 mil
Rio de Janeiro
11.6 mil
Kinshasa
10.3 mil
Lima
7.65 mil
Luanda
7.05 mil
Santiago
6.15 mil
Bandung
Population
City
5.90 mil
Dar es Salaam
5.75 mil
Nairobi
5.00 mil
Belo Horizonte
5.00 mil
Sydney
4.88 mil
Surabaya
4.55 mil
Melbourne
4.13 mil
Cape Town
4.10 mil
Porto Alegre
3.98 mil
Brasília
3.80 mil
Recife
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level 57
Aug 14, 2016
Liked the quiz? Here's a similar topic: Biggest Cities in the Western Hemisphere :)
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level 73
Aug 15, 2016
When Brazzaville didn't work, I didn't think to try Kinshasa since they are right across the Congo from one another, so I figured they were North of the equator. Didn't dawn on me that Brazzaville was so small.
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level 55
Oct 12, 2016
Yeah Brazzaville is under 2 million, probably will make this list in a decade or so
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level 48
Nov 15, 2016
Weird that Cape Town did not make it ! Population 3.74 Million
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level 59
Nov 15, 2016
Every equator quiz I take just adds further to the realization that I seem to have a fundamental misunderstanding of where the equator actually is...
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level 76
Nov 15, 2016
Hahaha! I felt the same way! I think I've taken every equator quiz about 5-10 times just so that I can learn through repetition. Now I think I have finally gained a vague idea of where it is.
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level 75
May 1, 2018
...and the relatively few people who live south of the equator: about 800 million, or only about 10 to 12% of the human population.
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level 79
Nov 16, 2016
Finally a "biggest cities" quiz not dominated by China. Yet.
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level 67
Nov 16, 2016
no kidding
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level 69
Apr 30, 2018
Well, that "yet" is ominous.
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level 58
Jul 14, 2018
Brazil is the China of the Southern Hemisphere, apparently.
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level 78
Jul 14, 2018
Apparently Bob is anticipating a Chinese conquest of Indonesia and Brazil in the near future.
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level 65
May 17, 2017
Looks like Cape Town would make this list as well. Just pending an update :-)
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level 22
Oct 18, 2017
Really hard. Managed 65%. Never even heard of Belo Horizonte or Recife.
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level 35
May 1, 2018
Your figures are SO WRONG when it comes to Brazilian cities. Salvador does not have fewer inhabitants than Recife and Porto Alegre. And I know what I'm talking about, I'm from Salvador.
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level 76
Jul 14, 2018
Did you go around and count all the people there?
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level 28
Jul 16, 2018
I wish there was an up-vote button for things like this
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level 35
May 1, 2018
To prove what I'm saying about Brazilian cities, check tis out. https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lista_de_municípios_do_Brasil_por_população
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level ∞
May 2, 2018
You are mistaking city proper population for urban agglomeration population. Not to worry, happens very commonly in the comments section of this site.
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level 77
Jul 14, 2018
Come on, that surprised me too. And Salvador is one of the next biggest with a 3,7M urban agglomeration according to citypopulation.
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level 35
Jul 14, 2018
Is there any reason why Singapore wasn't on there?
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level 48
Jul 15, 2018
It's north of the equator
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level 49
Jul 14, 2018
I couldn't believe Toronto not on there but then realized it was in the Northern Hemisphere.