Cities and urban areas in Central Asia with population over 100,000, sorted by City Population
[Source: UN]



Copyright Rhett Butler 2003

The table below includes cities with populations exceeding 100 000 people. All figures are estimates for 2002.

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POPULATION data has been updated here

Largest Cities in Central Asia
CityCountryCity PopulationUrban Area PopulationUrban Area Rank [World]City Pop Rank [World]Urban Area Rank [Asia]City Pop Rank [Asia]
TashkentUzbekistan2150000339420093954555
KabulAfghanistan21423002142300170967956
YerevanArmenia12580001444500265186118100
BakuAzerbaijan1228500207160017419682104
AlmatyKazakhstan10663001199100322252148135
BishkekKyrgyzstan808900808900511340231182
AshqabatTurkménistan696900696900599409271217
DushanbeTajikistan580800804700513496233258
NamanganUzbekistan422700571200710726323384
KaragandaKazakhstan412500412500919745455392
SamarkandUzbekistan373400519000784832368437
AndizhanUzbekistan348300524200776903364467
ChimkentKazakhstan3400003400001057932522481
KandaharAfghanistan3392003392001060935523482
Taraz (Dzhambul)Kazakhstan31170031170011321023559521
PavlodarKazakhstan29980029980011701069580546
GiandzhaAzerbaijan29470029470011851088588556
AstanaKazakhstan29380029380011911095593562
OskemenKazakhstan29360029360011921096594563
SumgaitAzerbaijan27920027920012461155621592
BukharaUzbekistan26800026800012861201643615
Semey (Semipalatinsk)Kazakhstan25450025450013481272675651
NukusUzbekistan25420025420013491273676652
Mazar-I-SharifAfghanistan23980023980014161348712689
AqtobeKazakhstan23900023900014201352715692
TurkmenabatTurkménistan23470023470014441379730707
QostanayKazakhstan22340022340015231467772753
OshKyrgyzstan22130022130015381484777759
QarsiUzbekistan22090022090015411487779761
FarghonaUzbekistan2162004939008311512402779
KukonUzbekistan20940020940016131567823810
PetropavlKazakhstan20260020260016671626845836
CharikarAfghanistan19670019670017141676862854
OralKazakhstan18450018450018241790899891
DashkovuzTurkménistan18440018440018271793900892
UrgenchUzbekistan16890016890019711942959953
HeratAfghanistan16660016660019951969971966
TemirtauKazakhstan161000161000205220271000995
ZhizaqUzbekistan160600160600205820341001996
JalalabadAfghanistan1588001588002075205210091004
AngrenUzbekistan1575001575002091206810151010
KhujandTajikistan1540001540002136211410381033
Akmechet (Kyzyl-Orda)Kazakhstan1521001521002160213910501046
VanadzorArmenia1475001475002217219810711068
NavoiUzbekistan1445001445002266224810921089
AqtauKazakhstan1354001354002400238411531151
AtyrauKazakhstan1345001345002415240011591158
OlmaliqUzbekistan1323001323002449243411761175
TermezUzbekistan1283001283002509249311991198
EkibastuzKazakhstan1269001269002535251912101209
MaryTurkménistan1253001253002570255412251224
GyumriArmenia1250001250002574255812271226
KoksetauKazakhstan1228001228002615259912421241
RudniKazakhstan1105001105002886287113501349
BekobodUzbekistan1005001005003149313514521451


POPULATION data has been updated here


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