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Countries and Cities with Similar Populations

Given a list of the 20 most populous cities and their respective populations, can you name the countries with the closest population to each city?
According to citypopulation.de; August 2016
Example: Paris' population = 11.20 mil
Closest country by population = Cuba, 11.23 mil
The starting letter is given to make the quiz easier
Last updated: August 28, 2016
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City
 
Country
47,700,000
Guangzhou
 
47,166,000
S
Spain
39,500,000
Tokyo
 
38,437,239
P
Poland
30,900,000
Shanghai
 
31,015,999
S
Saudi Arabia
28,100,000
Jakarta
 
28,431,500
N
Nepal
26,400,000
New Delhi
 
26,423,700
M
Mozambique
24,400,000
Seoul
 
24,383,301
A
Angola
24,300,000
Karachi
 
23,300,000
Manila
 
23,514,750
T
Taiwan
23,200,000
New Dehli
 
22,100,000
Mexico City
 
22,434,363
M
Madagascar
22,000,000
New York
 
22,434,363
M
21,800,000
São Paulo
 
22,434,363
M
21,100,000
Beijing
 
20,966,000
S
Sri Lanka
17,800,000
Osaka
 
17,753,200
K
Kazakhstan
17,600,000
Dhaka
 
17,100,000
Lagos
 
17,027,360
N
Netherlands
16,900,000
Bangkok
 
16,832,910
M
Malawi
16,900,000
Moscow
 
16,800,000
Cairo
 
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level 84
Aug 28, 2016
Very nice quiz - the answers are fascinating.
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level 57
Aug 28, 2016
Agreed - glad you like it!