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250 Largest Cities of the World with letter hints

Can you list the 250 largest urban agglomerations of the world by population? You are shown hints for cities that aren't the largest of their countries.

For the 2nd city of a country you are shown the second letter, for the 3rd you are shown the initial letter, for the 4th the first two letters and so on - but you will always have to guess at least the last letter!
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First submittedFebruary 18, 2016
Last updatedFebruary 18, 2016
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City
Guangzhou
Tokyo
Shanghai
Jakarta
Delhi
Seoul
Karachi
Manila
Mumbai
Mexico City
New York
São Paulo
Beijing
Osaka
Dhaka
Los Angeles
Lagos
Bangkok
Moscow
Cairo
Kolkata
Buenos Aires
London
Istanbul
Tehran
Johannesburg
Rio de Janeiro
Tianjin
Paris
Kinshasa
Bengaluru
Nagoya
Lahore
Chennai
Xiamen
Lima
Chicago
Chengdu
Bogotá
Taipei
Hyderabad
Washington
Hangzhou
Ho Chi Minh City
Wuhan
Shantou
Shenyang
San Francisco
Ahmedabad
Boston
City
Philadelphia
Hong Kong
Toronto
Chongqing
Santiago
Kuala Lumpur
Singapore
Baghdad
Nanjing
Luanda
Riyadh
Xi'an
Dallas
Madrid
Houston
Miami
Pune
Bandung
Wenzhou
Detroit
Qingdao
Surat
The Ruhr
Khartoum
Atlanta
Saint Petersburg
Dar es Salaam
Nairobi
Alexandria
Harbin
Milan
Yangon
Abidjan
Guadalajara
Belo Horizonte
Sydney
Cologne / Dusseldorf
Surabaya
Ankara
Colombo
Zhengzhou
Barcelona
Monterrey
Accra
Hefei
Chittagong
Berlin
Dalian
Changsha
Melbourne
City
Phoenix
Busan
Naples
Jeddah
Taiyuan
Casablanca
Kuwait City
Cape Town
Kano
Montreal
Porto Alegre
Seattle
Tampa
Faisalabad
Jinan
Kunming
Dubai
Fuzhou
Rawalpindi
Shijiazhuang
Brasília
Medellín
Recife
Kabul
Caracas
Changchun
Algiers
Nanchang
Salvador
Santo Domingo
Ürümqi
Rome
Fortaleza
Denver
Jaipur
Addis Ababa
Damascus
Athens
Medan
Kiev
Amman
Ningbo
Lucknow
Zibo
Dakar
Curitiba
Kanpur
San Diego
Wuxi
Durban
City
Nanning
Ibadan
Birmingham
Frankfurt
Rotterdam
Cleveland
Meshed
Orlando
Campinas
Minneapolis
Kampala
Nagpur
Guatemala City
Guayaquil
Manchester
Puebla
Bamako
Hanoi
Izmir
Cali
Brisbane
Guiyang
Lanzhou
Port-au-Prince
Abuja
Douala
Pyongyang
Kaohsiung
Huizhou
Indore
Kathmandu
Daegu
Isfahan
Hamburg
Cincinnati
Yaoundé
Changzhou
Jiangyin
Kumasi
Fukuoka
Tashkent
Lisbon
Budapest
Bhilai
Quito
Xuzhou
Anshan
Sapporo
Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Tunis
City
Vancouver
Maracaibo
Patna
Sana'a
Baku
Coimbatore
Tangshan
Hyderabad
Dammam
Amsterdam
Katowice
St. Louis
Taichung
Harare
Stuttgart
Salt Lake City
Cebu
Charlotte
Gujranwala
Lusaka
Portland
Warsaw
Goiânia
Antananarivo
Conakry
Havana
Asunción
Bucharest
Maputo
Munich
Okayama
Bhopal
Baotou
Belém
Leeds
Multan
San Juan
Toluca
Vienna
Aleppo
Cixi
Ouagadougou
Yantai
Las Vegas
Manaus
Perth
Pittsburgh
Port Harcourt
Stockholm
Taizhou
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level 55
Feb 18, 2016
Why are most Chinese and Indian cities referring to their old names?
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level 70
Feb 18, 2016
whoops hadn't realized - I just copied and pasted the names from the list. and I'm not sure I know many of the names that need to be changed/added as type-ins... thanks for spotting
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level 70
Feb 18, 2016
I think I fixed most of these but if you see other names to correct please let me know, thanks
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level 68
Feb 18, 2016
That quiz was tough, but fair. Great job!
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level 68
Feb 18, 2016
That was beautiful