Cities and urban areas in France with population over 100,000]
[POPULATION data has been updated here]
Copyright Rhett Butler 2003

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


Urban Area RankCity Pop RankCityCountryCity PopulationUrban Area Population
1897ParisFrance211300011293200
243338MarseilleFrance8151001532400
216696LyonFrance4441001665700
426762ToulouseFrance406200975000
441951NiceFrance334100943000
5811157NantesFrance278800718700
6321189StrasbourgFrance270500652300
8581419MontpellierFrance229400464800
4471509BordeauxFrance216600935100
7701559RennesFrance211000526700
17801743Le HavreFrance189700189700
18181784ReimsFrance185300185300
2031824LilleFrance1810001727500
19271898Saint-EtienneFrance173000173000
7122031ToulonFrance160700570800
7802099GrenobleFrance155100520000
21462125AngersFrance152800152800
21712150BrestFrance151100151100
22122193Le MansFrance148000148000
22142195DijonFrance147900147900
23682352Clermont-FerrandFrance137300137300
23702354Aix-en-ProvenceFrance137100137100
23932377AmiensFrance135700135700
23942378NimesFrance135700135700
24312416ToursFrance133400133400
24452430LimogesFrance132700132700
25832567MetzFrance124700124700
27082693BesanconFrance118000118000
27522737CaenFrance115700115700
28332817OrléansFrance112500112500
28752859MulhouseFrance111100111100
29312917PerpignanFrance108900108900
29612946Boulogne-BillancourtFrance107600107600
7773008RouenFrance105500523800
30773063NancyFrance103300103300



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POPULATION data has been updated here

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