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List of most populous cities in India
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List of most populous cities in India

This article lists the top twenty cities in India by population as of 2001.

City Persons Males Females
Greater Mumbai 16,368,084 8,979,172 7,388,912
Kolkata 13,216,546 7,072,114 6,144,932
Delhi 12,791,458 7,021,896 5,769,562
Chennai 6,424,624 3,294,328 3,130,296
Bangalore 5,686,844 2,983,926 2,702,918
Hyderabad 5,533,640 2,854,938 2,678,702
Ahmedabad 4,519,278 2,397,728 2,121,550
Pune 3,755,525 1,980,941 1,774,584
Surat 2,811,466 1,597,093 1,214,373
Kanpur 2,690,486 1,440,140 1,250,345
Jaipur 2,324,319 1,239,711 1,084,608
Lucknow 2,266,933 1,199,273 1,067,660
Nagpur 2,122,965 1,097,723 1,025,242
Patna 1,707,429 925,857 781,572
Indore 1,639,044 861,758 777,286
Vadodara 1,492,398 783,237 709,161
Bhopal 1,454,830 766,602 688,228
Coimbatore 1,446,034 743,161 702,873
Ludhiana 1,395,053 789,868 605,185
Kochi 1,355,406 670,462 684,944
Yavatmal 6,50,489 3,50,897 2,99,592

See also: India

Information from: Population report based on Census 2001 India