Five Biggest Non-Capital Cities by Continent

For each continent, what are the five most populated cities that are NOT the capital of their country?
Using urban areas from citypopulation.de (2019) and Wikipedia (2017)
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Last updated: July 21, 2019
First submittedJuly 20, 2019
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Africa
18.8 mil
Lagos
13.7 mil
Johannesburg
6.15 mil
Dar es Salaam
5.70 mil
Alexandria
5.45 mil
Abidjan
 
 
Asia
45.6 mil
Guangzhou
35.9 mil
Shanghai
24.7 mil
Mumbai
17.7 mil
Osaka
17.3 mil
Karachi
Europe
10.3 mil
Istanbul
5.60 mil
Saint Petersburg
5.20 mil
Milan
5.00 mil
Cologne
4.73 mil
Barcelona
 
 
North America
22.4 mil
New York City
17.8 mil
Los Angeles
9.75 mil
Chicago
7.85 mil
San Francisco
7.65 mil
Boston
Oceania
5.20 mil
Sydney
4.85 mil
Melbourne
3.08 mil
Brisbane
2.05 mil
Perth
1.49 mil
Auckland
 
 
South America
22.2 mil
Sao Paulo
13.1 mil
Rio de Janeiro
4.98 mil
Belo Horizonte
4.10 mil
Porto Alegre
3.95 mil
Medellin
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Level 31
Jul 20, 2019
Great quiz, but Berlin is a capital.
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Level 64
Jul 20, 2019
Thanks, fixed
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Level 53
Jul 22, 2019
Dar es Salaam is also a capital.
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Level 64
Jul 22, 2019
The capital of Tanzania is actually Dodoma.
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Level 43
Jul 21, 2019
I tried for Lagos but it filled it for LA, not a problem. Great quiz.
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Level 32
Feb 16, 2020
Same
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Level 71
Jul 21, 2019
Great quiz! Should Istanbul be included? (Europe)
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Level 64
Jul 21, 2019
I wasn't sure whether to include it, but after looking it to it I've included the 65% of the full city's population. Thanks to both of you!
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Level 71
Jul 21, 2019
Great idea for a quiz
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Level 64
Jul 21, 2019
Thank you :)
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Level 17
Jan 11, 2020
I'm afraid Boston is wrong. It has only about 700,000 people. 7.65 million is more than all of Massachusetts!
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Level 64
Jan 11, 2020
This quiz uses urban areas.
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Level 32
Jan 31, 2020
Cologne is wrong, it has only about 1 million inhabitants.

If you want to count it as the rhine-ruhr area, name it like that!

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Level 32
Feb 16, 2020
I’m pretty sure Adelaide is larger than Auckland
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Level 64
Feb 16, 2020
Auckland has roughly 100k more people.