The World’s 31 Mega-Cities

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Paris, France

25. Paris, France
>2016 population: 10,925,000
>Annual growth since 2000: 0.7%
>Pct. of France’s population: 16.7%
>2030 estimated population: 11,803,000

Tianjin, China

24. Tianjin, China
>2016 population: 11,558,000
>Annual growth since 2000: 3.4%
>Pct. of China’s population: 0.8%
>2030 estimated population: 14,655,000

Kinshasa

23. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
>2016 population: 12,071,000
>Annual growth since 2000: 4.2%
>Pct. of Democratic Republic of the Congo’s population: 16.5%
>2030 estimated population: 19,996,000

St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

22. Moskva (Moscow), Russian Federation
>2016 population: 12,260,000
>Annual growth since 2000: 1.3%
>Pct. of Russian Federation’s population: 8.7%
>2030 estimated population: 12,200,000

Los Angeles County, California

21. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, USA
>2016 population: 12,317,000
>Annual growth since 2000: 0.3%
>Pct. of USA’s population: 3.8%
>2030 estimated population: 13,257,000