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50 World Cities Furthest from a Larger City

Can you list the 50 cities that are furthest from a city with a bigger population? Both very big and very remote cities will make the list!
City data from citypopulation for bigger ones, from geonames.org for smaller ones
Dot size represents distance to the closest larger city
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First submittedNovember 25, 2016
Last updatedNovember 25, 2016
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D (km)
City
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Guangzhou
11,319
Mexico City
7,423
São Paulo
6,366
Lagos
5,380
Sydney
4,483
Johannesburg
4,177
Moscow
3,852
Honolulu
3,654
Delhi
3,530
Hanga Roa
D (km)
City
3,482
McMurdo Station
3,360
New York
3,345
Port-aux-Francais
3,319
Jakarta
3,130
Lima
2,903
Tokyo
2,899
Cairo
2,729
Perth
2,508
London
2,479
Los Angeles
D (km)
City
2,453
Dar es Salaam
2,429
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas
2,409
Faaa
2,161
Auckland
2,134
Anchorage
2,086
Port Moresby
2,039
Saipan
1,917
Jamestown
1,913
Tehran
1,895
Tabwakea Village
D (km)
City
1,871
Tarawa
1,869
Bogotá
1,800
Dakar
1,781
Kinshasa
1,692
Ürümqi
1,674
Buenos Aires
1,630
Recife
1,610
Antananarivo
1,606
Khartoum
1,536
Rikitea
D (km)
City
1,533
Bangkok
1,512
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
1,492
Anadyr
1,484
Miami
1,457
Noumea
1,455
Grytviken
1,437
Nuuk
1,425
Dhaka
1,402
Honiara
1,401
Atuona
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level 73
Jan 4, 2017
Nice, not sure I want to learn the data necessary for higher percentage though :)
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level 43
Jan 17, 2017
When I looked at the map, I straight away looked at the big dots which engulfed 1/4 of Mexico and most of South East China!
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level 52
Apr 26, 2017
It's amazing how New Delhi is the only place in India - and then you look at Guangzhou, which is far, far bigger and is the only place to be found in the most populous country in the world.
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level 71
Feb 25, 2019
I don't think your last statement is true (Ürümqi)
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level 54
Apr 10, 2019
Great idea! But please accept Port-aux-France for Port-aux-Francais and King Edward Point for Grytviken. Thanks!
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