Brazil is one of the largest countries in the world. Many cities in Brazil rank among the top world cities. The following is a list of the top 10 largest cities in Brazil. Let’s read.
The largest cities in Brazil
São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and São Paulo state of Brazil. The city recorded a population of 11.45 million during the 2022 census. Interestingly, the population of São Paulo did not change much in the last 10 years. Located near the Brazil’s east coast, São Paulo is known for its diverse culture, cuisine, and its nightlife.
The famous city of Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil in terms of population. It is located nearly 400 kilometers east of São Paulo. The city has a population of 6.21 million (2022 census). Rio de Janeiro is inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list. It is also known for its beautiful views and ‘Christ the Redeemer’ statue which is one of the new 7 Wonders of the World.
Brasília, the capital city of Brazil is the third largest city in the country by population. The city has a population of 2.82 million (2022). Brasília is part of the Federal District (Distrito Federal) of Brazil. It is the largest inland city in Brazil.
Top 10 largest cities in Brazil
|Rank||City||State||Population (2022 census)|
|1||São Paulo||São Paulo||11.45 million|
|2||Rio de Janeiro||Rio de Janeiro||6.21 million|
|3||Brasília||Distrito Federal (Federal District)||2.82 million|
|6||Belo Horizonte||Minas Gerais||2.32 million|