List of metropolitan areas in India

Summary

This is a list of metropolitan areas by population in India. The 74th Amendment to the Indian Constitution defines a metropolitan area as:

An area having a population of 10 Lakh or 1 Million or more, comprised in one or more districts and consisting of two or more Municipalities or Panchayats or other contiguous areas, specified by the Governor by public notification to be a Metropolitan area.[1][2]

List

Metropolitan area State/Territory Skyline Population Area
Count As of km2 sq mi
National Capital Region Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan   25,735,000 2016[3] 2,163 835[3]
Mumbai Maharashtra   20,800,000 2005[4] 4,354 1,681[5]
Kolkata West Bengal   18,540,000 2020[6] 1,851 715[7]
Chennai Tamil Nadu   13,300,253 2011 8,462 3,267
Bangalore Karnataka   10,576,167 2013[8] 8,005 3,091[9]
Hyderabad Telangana   9,700,000 2011[10] 7,257 2,802[11]
Ahmedabad Gujarat   8,345,326 2019[12] 1,866 720[12]
Pune Maharashtra   7,276,000 2015[13] 7,256 2,802[13]
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh   6,000,000 2011[14][15] 7,329 2,830[16]
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Andhra Pradesh 5,873,588 2011[17] 8,603 3,322
Surat Gujarat   4,466,826 2011[18] 3,261 1,259
Jaipur Rajasthan   3,812,262 2015 4,873 1,881[19]
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu   2,849,335 2011 888 343
Kanpur Uttar Pradesh   4,581,268 2011[20] 403 156
Nagpur Maharashtra   2,497,870 2011 3,567 1,377[21]
Raipur Chhattisgarh 2,917,060 2020[22] 1,000 390
Kochi Kerala   2,117,990 2020 440 170[23]
Kozhikode Kerala   2,028,399 2011 944 364[24]
Salem Tamil Nadu   1,146,000 2011[25][26] 799 308
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala   1,687,406 2011 310 120[27]
Madurai Tamil Nadu   1,470,755 2011[7] 247 95
Jodhpur Rajasthan   1,137,815 2011[28][29][30] 1,005 388

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