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Five Biggest World Cities by Letter #1

Name the five most populous urban areas in the world whose names start with these letters.
Urban area population, not city proper
According to citypopulation.de, January 2019
Quiz by relessness
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Last updated: February 14, 2019
First submittedNovember 18, 2015
Times taken24,158
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A
India
8.25 m
Ahmedabad
U.S.
5.80 m
Atlanta
Egypt
5.70 m
Alexandria
Ivory Coast
5.45 m
Abidjan
Turkey
4.95 m
Ankara
 
 
 
B
China
20.4 m
Beijing
Thailand
18.3 m
Bangkok
Argentina
16.3 m
Buenos Aires
India
11.8 m
Bengaluru
Colombia
9.80 m
Bogotá
 
 
 
C
Egypt
20.5 m
Cairo
India
11.0 m
Chennai
China
9.80 m
Chengdu
U.S.
9.80 m
Chicago
China
8.05 m
Chongqing
D
India
29.4 m
Delhi
Bangladesh
19.5 m
Dhaka
U.S.
7.10 m
Dallas
Tanzania
6.15 m
Dar es Salaam
U.S.
5.70 m
Detroit
 
 
 
G
China
45.6 m
Guangzhou
Mexico
5.25 m
Guadalajara
China
3.20 m
Guiyang
Guatemala
3.15 m
Guatemala City
Ecuador
3.13 m
Guayaquil
 
 
 
H
India
9.20 m
Hyderabad
China
8.45 m
Hangzhou
Vietnam
8.30 m
Ho Chi Minh City
China
7.30 m
Hong Kong
U.S.
6.35 m
Houston
J
Indonesia
30.6 m
Jakarta
South Africa
13.7 m
Johannesburg
Saudi Arabia
4.78 m
Jeddah
China
4.25 m
Jinan
India
3.85 m
Jaipur
 
 
 
K
Pakistan
17.3 m
Karachi
India
16.6 m
Kolkata
DR Congo
12.0 m
Kinshasa
Malaysia
8.70 m
Kuala Lumpur
Sudan
6.15 m
Khartoum
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level 56
Nov 18, 2015
The hints in J are incorrect
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level 77
Nov 18, 2015
Cool quiz. I missed 4... all in China. :P The last G Chinese city I'm sure I've never heard of before. I was surprised it was bigger than Guangdong or Guangxi... then looked it up and found out these were provinces, not cities.
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level 77
Nov 30, 2015
Tried it again. Missed the same four. >_
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level 77
Feb 20, 2016
100% finally. Woot! Good quiz.
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level 61
Oct 20, 2017
Guangdong and Guangxi are Provinces of China, not Cities ! Guangzhou is in Guangdong
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level 77
Jun 4, 2019
You got so excited about correcting me that you couldn't read through to the end of the sentence?
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level 47
Nov 18, 2015
God so many mistakes. This is what happens when you make a quiz on your phone I guess.
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level 72
Nov 18, 2015
But still a great idea :)
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level 69
Nov 18, 2015
second that. probably will get featured sooner or later :)
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level ∞
Feb 5, 2016
Wow. I'm impressed that you were able to use the quiz editor on your phone!
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level 23
Feb 23, 2016
i did like 6 quizzes on my phone
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level 72
Feb 5, 2016
For consistency, if you're using the official Indian names (Kolkata for Calcutta, Chennai for Madras, etc) then Bengaluru is similarly the new official name for Bangalore
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level 59
Feb 20, 2016
So that's what Bengaluru is!
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level 58
May 14, 2016
If Buenos Aires population is 15.8 million, and Bangkok's population is 16.9 million, then Bangkok should go before Buenos Aires then Bangalore.
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level 82
Feb 5, 2016
Nice one now that I am trying to learn them for Worlds biggest cities - extreme edition. Only missed 4 the first time around and 2 of those I actually knew, just didn't think of. Had no clue Guayaquil was in Ecuador, good to learn that.
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level 66
Feb 9, 2016
damn it.... Did i really miss Kolkatta???
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level 58
Feb 20, 2016
I don't know, you tell me.
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level 62
Feb 20, 2016
Awesome quiz! B and K were the only ones in which I got all five...I missed one or two in all of the others.
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level 59
Feb 20, 2016
The order of cities (together with populations) is wrong under B. 15.8m and then 16.9m.
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level 60
Feb 22, 2016
Well-spotted there, Sulps. That's a blatant error.
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level 53
Feb 20, 2016
40 cities in 4 minutes = one every six seconds IMO, this quiz needs at least another minute, otherwise most people are going to run out of time while they're trying to think of them.
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level 77
Feb 20, 2016
tough quiz! but i was most surprised by how few folks knew Hong Kong. even though i agree with the last comment about adding time I'm not sure extra time would have helped me.
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level 59
Feb 20, 2016
Hong Kong being listed under China tripped me up. Got them all except HK, Jinan and Guiyang. Could Hong Kong be listed as an SAR under the country column?
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level 62
Jun 4, 2019
I missed Hong Kong for the same reason. I lived in and traveled through China, including Hong Kong, and it really feels like you're in a different world when you're in Hong Kong.
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level 44
Feb 21, 2016
Bangaluru should have an alternate spelling, Bangalore (I used to live there and that's how they called it in my apartment complex. Especially when watching cricket)
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level 51
Feb 21, 2016
I could have done with extra time.
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level 61
Feb 22, 2016
1st try, missed 4: Abidjan, Guayaquil, Jinan, Guiyang. Excellent quiz that draws from the common Jetpunk city pool plus more!
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level 60
Feb 22, 2016
Excellent idea, and nice quiz to go along with it :)
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level 66
Feb 24, 2016
bloody chinese cities !
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level 61
Apr 5, 2016
Good to see JetPunk is using "Bengaluru" instead of "Bangalore" more frequently now.
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level 30
Apr 8, 2016
I guessed Guayaquil and it didn't work.
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level 67
Aug 4, 2016
Great quiz. Needs more time though
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level 44
Sep 28, 2016
Great quiz! only missed chicago:/ ran a bit low on time
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level 65
Nov 24, 2016
I remembered Chongqing and Hangzhou but forgot Detroit and Hong Kong. I was just so focused on the relatively obscure Chinese Cities I forgot the obvious.
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level 43
Mar 30, 2017
i got it with 13 seconds to spare!
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level 48
Jun 8, 2017
Jinan! I am getting better at China though. I'll get those cities sometime...
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level 61
Jan 7, 2018
1:12 left, it took me about half a minute to remember JINAN ! I always thought of a City starting with Jiang or Jian
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level 67
Jul 7, 2018
I live in Hong Kong and I missed my own city. My mind completely went elsewhere when I was thinking about China.
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level 52
Jun 4, 2019
Got Guiyang, forgot Hong Kong (facepalm)
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level 38
Jun 4, 2019
How did only 32 get Hong Kong??
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level 50
Jun 4, 2019
I got Jaipur and Ahmedabad, but forgot Dallas (where I live) and Ho Chi Minh City
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level 47
Jun 4, 2019
I swear I typed Denver about 10 times before I realized it wasn't up there
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level 63
Jun 4, 2019
Too India centric! But, seriously, I need to dedicate myself to properly learning Indian (and Chinese) cities.
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level 58
Jun 5, 2019
Didn't get Hong Kong because I'm not used to seeing it being referred to as part of China.
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level 58
Jun 5, 2019
But managed to get all Indian cities (although I've never been to India), but had some trouble with Bombay and Madras as I know them by their former official names.