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Ten Northernmost Megacities

Name the ten northernmost cities with an urban area population greater than 10 million.
According to citypopulation.de
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Last updated: October 23, 2017
First submittedSeptember 4, 2016
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Latitude
City
55.76
Moscow
51.51
London
48.86
Paris
40.71
New York City
41.01
Istanbul
Latitude
City
39.91
Beijing
39.14
Tianjin
37.56
Seoul
35.69
Tokyo
35.69
Tehran
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level 79
Oct 23, 2017
Fun quiz. I got all but 39.14. I figured it'd be a Chinese city, but couldn't guess the right one.
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level 61
Nov 18, 2017
Way bigger than I thought.
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level 65
Nov 21, 2017
Ditto
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level 69
Mar 27, 2018
Having been there and seen it, it's pretty damn big.
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level 37
Nov 18, 2017
How is Berlin not on this? It's far more north than Paris and Istanbul and has a much bigger population
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level 60
Nov 18, 2017
Berlin has a much smaller population than Paris and Istanbul, only about 4 million for the metro area.
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level 70
Nov 18, 2017
It has around 6 million in the metro area, but yeah, still far smaller than Paris or Istanbul.
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level 45
Nov 18, 2017
berlins population isn't very big compared to other major cities when I went there I was actually quite shocked and surprised how quiet it was compared to most cities in UK
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level 61
May 27, 2018
6 Million People is still a lot
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level 61
May 27, 2018
This Quiz is about Megacities
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level 45
Nov 18, 2017
London's population currently stands at around 8 million. Quite a bit lower than 10!
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level 51
Nov 18, 2017
Close enough!
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level 59
Nov 18, 2017
The source used here, citypopulation.de, estimates London's urban area population at 14.5 million.
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level 45
Nov 18, 2017
Are we counting the home counties as well? That seems like an extraordinarily large number to me. (Not saying that you're wrong though).
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level 57
Feb 2, 2018
This doesn't just count Greater London, which does indeed have a population of around 8 million, but also some surrounding areas. This makes some sense, because a boundary drawn around a city will always be meaningless after any level of urban sprawl, and it will include some areas that are not London but from which you can get to London going through only basically built-up areas. The methodology is designed to give consistent populations when what would actually be considered one city in different countries is defined differently, but I feel the figure for London is an overestimate (even though I can't find a consistent methodology that would give a better answer).
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level 56
Nov 18, 2017
Paris only has 2,3 mil
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level 70
Nov 18, 2017
don't be a cad. it's urban area population.
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level 67
Nov 18, 2017
It looks like Chicago just misses the cutoff at ~9.4 million people, according to Google. I'm surprised; I know people are fleeing Illinois because of how screwed up the state's finances are, but I was SURE there were >10 million there.
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level 59
Nov 20, 2017
Just for cosmetic reasons: 41.01 and 40.71 are in wrong order
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level 57
Dec 19, 2017
What about Osaka and Nagoya?
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level 69
Mar 27, 2018
Both too far south. Also I think, like Chicago, Nagoya just misses out.
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level 60
May 28, 2019
Tried like 15 chinese cities but forgot Tianjin lol
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level 50
Aug 21, 2019
Shows how far north Europe is when Istanbul, a city where it is 35°c every day in summer and 20 in winter, is further north than Beijing
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level 35
Oct 13, 2019
I thought that everyone would get Beijing and Tianjin, damn I never knew Tianjin was so shadowed