Places in the world - Information on all places in the world

Places in the world
Country directory - Find all countries and territories in the world by first letter

Places in the world

Find information on all countries and places in the world. Whether you are looking for information on countries and territories or cities and places in a certain country, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Search countries by name

Enter the name of the country you are looking for in the search box above and click on the button "Go". A few moments later, you will see all related search results of places in the world.

Search countries by first letter

If you prefer you can search any country by first letter. Just click on the respective first letter in the country directory above. All countries starting with this letter will be listed. Also sometimes the full name of a certain country maybe unknown. Then this search option may also be usefull for searching such countries.

Follow the hierarchy

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from a continent, over a country, a region to a certain place or city, as all continents, countries, places and cities in the world are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.

Start your journey around the world right away on this page. Simply click on the continent or country you wish to see information on.

List continents and countries

If you would rather have all continents and countries in the world listed on one page please click here: List all continents or list all countries.

Largest metropolis in the world

There are 59 cities in the world with a population of more than 4,000,000 people:
NoCityCountryPopulationContinent
1.ShanghaiChina22,315,474Asia
2.Buenos AiresArgentina13,076,300South America
3.MumbaiIndia12,691,836Asia
4.Mexico CityMexico12,294,193North America
5.BeijingChina11,716,620Asia
6.KarachiPakistan11,624,219Asia
7.IstanbulTurkey11,174,257Asia
8.TianjinChina11,090,314Asia
9.GuangzhouChina11,071,424Asia
10.DelhiIndia10,927,986Asia
11.ManilaPhilippines10,444,527Asia
12.MoscowRussia10,381,222Europe
13.ShenzhenChina10,358,381Asia
14.DhakaBangladesh10,356,500Asia
15.SeoulSouth Korea10,349,312Asia
16.Sao PauloBrazil10,021,295South America
17.WuhanChina9,785,388Asia
18.LagosNigeria9,000,000Africa
19.JakartaIndonesia8,540,121Asia
20.TokyoJapan8,336,599Asia
21.New York CityUnited States8,175,133North America
22.DongguanChina8,000,000Asia
23.TaipeiTaiwan7,871,900Asia
24.KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo7,785,965Africa
25.LimaPeru7,737,002South America
26.CairoEgypt7,734,614Africa
27.BogotaColombia7,674,366South America
28.LondonUnited Kingdom7,556,900Europe
29.City of LondonUnited Kingdom7,556,900Europe
30.ChongqingChina7,457,600Asia
31.ChengduChina7,415,590Asia
32.NanjingChina7,165,292Asia
33.TehranIran7,153,309Asia
34.NanchongChina7,150,000Asia
35.Hong KongHong Kong7,012,738Asia
36.Xi'anChina6,501,190Asia
37.LahorePakistan6,310,888Asia
38.ShenyangChina6,255,921Asia
39.HangzhouChina6,241,971Asia
40.Rio de JaneiroBrazil6,023,699South America
41.HarbinChina5,878,939Asia
42.BaghdadIraq5,672,513Asia
43.Tai'anChina5,499,000Asia
44.SuzhouChina5,345,961Asia
45.ShantouChina5,329,024Asia
46.BangkokThailand5,104,476Asia
47.BangaloreIndia5,104,047Asia
48.Saint PetersburgRussia5,028,000Europe
49.SantiagoChile4,837,295South America
50.KolkataIndia4,631,392Asia
51.SydneyAustralia4,627,345Oceania
52.YangonMyanmar4,477,638Asia
53.JinanChina4,335,989Asia
54.ChennaiIndia4,328,063Asia
55.ZhengzhouChina4,253,913Asia
56.MelbourneAustralia4,246,375Oceania
57.RiyadhSaudi Arabia4,205,961Asia
58.ChangchunChina4,193,073Asia
59.DalianChina4,087,733Asia

View the largest cities in the world with a population of more than 1,000,000 people.


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