The World's 50 Largest Cities by Letter - B

Can you guess the 50 biggest urban areas that start with the letter B?
using urban area to avoid any suburbs
Main source: OECD's World Cities Tool
for further sources and methodology, please see comments for this quiz
Quiz by Gassu
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Last updated: January 16, 2021
First submittedAugust 20, 2017
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Rank
Population
Country
City
1
21,279,000
China
Beijing
2
16,290,000
Thailand
Bangkok
3
14,984,000
Argentina
Buenos Aires
4
9,311,000
Indonesia
Bandung
5
9,081,000
Colombia
Bogotá
6
8,520,000
India
Bengaluru
7
6,849,000
Iraq
Baghdad
8
4,967,000
Brazil
Belo Horizonte
9
4,609,000
Spain
Barcelona
10
4,290,000
Germany
Berlin
11
4,218,000
South Korea
Busan
12
4,035,000
United States
Boston
13
3,419,000
Brazil
Brasília
14
3,291,000
Mali
Bamako
15
2,959,000
United Kingdom
Birmingham
16
2,822,000
Hungary
Budapest
17
2,814,000
Lebanon
Beirut
18
2,742,000
Azerbaijan
Baku
19
2,270,000
Belgium
Brussels
20
2,265,000
United States
Baltimore
21
2,230,000
Romania
Bucharest
22
2,206,000
China
Baotou
23
2,175,000
Brazil
Belém
24
2,151,000
Australia
Brisbane
25
2,073,000
Colombia
Barranquilla
Rank
Population
Country
City
26
1,886,000
India
Bhopal
27
1,868,000
Turkey
Bursa
28
1,698,000
China
Baoding
29
1,646,000
Congo (Rep.)
Brazzaville
30
1,640,000
Nigeria
Benin City
31
1,620,000
Iraq
Basra
32
1,549,000
India
Bhubaneswar
33
1,513,000
D.R. Congo
Beni
34
1,416,000
Serbia
Belgrade
35
1,373,000
Indonesia
Bandar Lampung
36
1,369,000
Libya
Benghazi
37
1,360,000
Indonesia
Banjarmasin
38
1,214,000
United Kingdom
Bristol
39
1,200,000
Zimbabwe
Bulawayo
40
1,196,000
China
Bengbu
41
1,186,000
Venezuela
Barquisimeto
42
1,182,000
China
Baoji
43
1,179,000
Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek
44
1,173,000
Angola
Benguela
45
1,171,000
Pakistan
Bahawalpur
46
1,092,000
United States
Bridgeport
47
1,085,000
United States
Buffalo
48
1,064,000
India
Bhilai
49
1,055,000
Colombia
Bucaramanga
50
1,048,000
C. A. R.
Bangui
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Level 78
Dec 16, 2020
The map and urban area data are great additions to this series. You feel like you know a good portion, but it's still challenging to get them all.
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Level 77
Dec 16, 2020
Bareilly is in India (not Italy) though I had to look that up on Wikipedia! Excellent quiz. Thanks for putting it together! :)
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Level 72
Dec 17, 2020
fixed!