1 Tokyo, Japan
The most populated city in the world is Tokyo. Known for its modern design, dedication to cutting-edge technology, and crowded streets, Tokyo has long had a reputation of being densely populated. Tokyo comes first in this list with a population of 37,832,892.
2 Shanghai, China
Shanghai is China's biggest city and a global financial hub. Shanghai houses a cool 34.8 million residents and is the second most populated city in the world.
3 Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta is the capital and the largest city of Indonesia. Jakarta is spread in an area of about 661.5 sq.km and has a population of about 31,689,592. Its population density is over 14,464 people per square kilometer.
4 Delhi, India
India's capital Delhi grabs fourth spot in this list of Top ten populated cities in the world. Delhi is located in northern India bordering the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. It is spread in an area of about 1,484 sq.km and has a population of about 26,454,000. Its population density is over 11,297 people per square kilometer.
5 Seoul, South Korea
With a population density of 10,400 people per square kilometer, Seoul occupies fifth place in our list. Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a huge metropolis where modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street markets. Seoul houses a cool 25.5 million people.