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Top 10 Largest City in Brazil Based on Population

Largest City in Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in America and is one of the most extreme regions in the world. Even this country is called as a megadiverse country. Their language is Portuguese. So don’t be surprised if you go to Brazil and don’t find locals who speak English. This big country is increasingly growing. The city is growing and the population living in cities is increasing sharply.

In this article, we will share some of the largest cities in Brazil based on population, including Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, and Sao Paulo.

10. Porto Alegre – Total population: 1,481,019

This is the tenth largest city, named Porto Alegre. The city is located in the southern part of Brazil. This city was once considered very safe to live in, but lately Porto Alegre has experienced an increase in violence. This has become commonplace for a place that has progressed from its urban side.

9. Recife – Total population: 1,625,583

Recife is the next city included in the list of major cities in Brazil. It is located in the northern part of Brazil, the city is famous as the country’s main industrial city. The city of Recife is famous for its beautiful beaches so it can also attract many tourists. Besides the beach, this city also has a unique culture and one of the famous ones is the carnival, this can attract many tourists.

8. Curitiba – Total population: 1,893,997

Besides Porto, there is the city of Curitiba in the southern part of Brazil which is included in the big city. The city is located 475 km south of Sao Paulo. Curitiba is well-known as a skilled city and is among the lowest crime areas in the entire country. So, Curitiba is a very safe city to live in.

7. Manaus – Population: 2,094,391

Furthermore, the largest city in Brazil is Manaus. The city has a population of 2,094,391 and is named the seventh largest city. Manaus is the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas. The city is located at the location of the Amazon Rainforest. Because of this location, the city is not accessible by road. Maybe you should use a boat or boat.

6. Belo Horizonte – 2,513,451

Belo Horizonte is located in Brazil South Central, the city is located in the mountains. More than 2.5 million inhabitants are crowned as the largest city in the world after Manaus.

5. Fortaleza – 2,609,716

After Belo, there is Fortaleza in the northeastern part of Brazil. The population exceeds 2.5 million. A fantastic number for a city. The city is famous for its large park called Coco Park. This is the largest park in all of South and Central America.

4. Salvador – 2,938,092

Apart from Fortaleza, in the northeast, there is a large city called Salvador. This city is the capital of Bahia. This area is famous for cultural heritage that is included in the heritage of UNESCO. Salvador is the fourth largest city in Brazil.

3. Brasília – 2,977,216

Brasília is the capital of Brazil, on the third largest list of all cities in the country. The Brasília is a new city and is a city specifically designed as a country capital.

In 1950, the city of Brasilia was chosen as the capital of Brazil because of its location in the center of the country. At that time there was not much development. After becoming the nation’s capital, Brasília began to fix itself and turned into the 3rd largest city.

2. Rio de Janeiro – 6,498,837

Rio de Janeiro is the most famous city among the cities and even famous to the world. He is among the largest cities in Brazil with a population of over 6.4 million. Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of Rio de Janeiro (has the same name). Among the city’s famous buildings are Sugar Loaf Mountain, Copacabana, and the Christ the Redeemer statue. Another interesting thing, Rio de Janeiro is the host of the 2016 summer Olympics

1. São Paulo – 10,659,386

São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil with a population of more than 10 million (this is only in urban areas). Not only the largest by population but also São Paulo is the largest city in South America and is one of the largest cities in the world.

Brasil is a large city with countless skyscrapers, even Brasil is the center of Brazil’s economy.