Largest “port” cities in the world


Source: worldmaritime.com

Source: worldmaritime.com

Below is a list of the largest cities in the world with the word “port” in their name. They are ranked by the core city population, not by metropolitan area and must have a minimum population of 20,000 residents to be included. Those shown in italics are part of a metropolitan area exceeding 1,000,000 residents. Twenty-two nations are represented in the list. Any additions or corrections to the list are most welcome. Cheers!

  1. Port-au-Prince, Haiti = 1,897,859 (2015)
  2. Porto Alegre, Brazil = 1,509,939 (2010)
  3. Port Harcourt, Nigeria = 1,382,492 (2006)
  4. Port Said, Egypt = 603,787 (2010)
  5. Portland, OR, USA = 583,776 (2010)
  6. Port Sudan, Sudan = 489,725 (2007)
  7. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea = 364,125 (2011)
  8. Port Elizabeth, South Africa = 312,302 (2011)
  9. Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic = 286,558 (2012)
  10. Porto Novo, Benin = 267,197 (2009)
  11. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico = 255,725 (2010)
  12. Port-de-Paix, Haiti = 250,000 (2009)
  13. Porto, Portugal = 237,584 (2011)
  14. Puerto Montt, Chile = 218,858 (2012)
  15. Portsmouth, England, UK = 205,400 (2011)
  16. Shreveport, LA, USA = 199,311 (2010)
  17. Newport News, VA, USA = 180,719 (2010)
  18. Port St. Lucie, FL, USA = 164,603 (2010)
  19. Porto Seguro, Brazil = 140,000 (2006)
  20. Stockport, England, UK = 136,082 (2011)
  21. Davenport, IA, USA = 99,685 (2010)
  22. Portsmouth, VA, USA = 95,535 (2010)
  23. Puerto Madryn, Argentina = 93,995 (2010)
  24. Southport, England, UK = 90,399 (2011)
  25. Newport Beach, CA, USA = 85,287 (2010)
  26. Port-Gentil, Gabon = 80,000 (1993)
  27. Port Charlotte, FL, USA = 54,392 (2010)
  28. Portland, ME, USA = 66,194 (2010)
  29. Porto Amboim, Angola = 65,000
  30. North Port, FL, USA = 57,357 (2010)
  31. Port Orange, FL, USA = 56,408 (2010)
  32. Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada = 55,598 (2011)
  33. Port Arthur, TX. USA = 53,818 (2010)
  34. Kingsport, TX, USA = 48,205 (2010)
  35. Portage, MI, USA = 46,292 (2010)
  36. Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia = 41,491 (2011)
  37. Portage, IN, USA = 36,828 (2010)
  38. Port Shepstone, South Africa = 35,633 (2011)
  39. Port Moody, BC, Canada = 32,975 (2011)
  40. Port Huron, MI, USA = 30,184 (2010)
  41. Williamsport, PA, USA = 29,381 (2010)
  42. Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands = 28,929 (2013)
  43. Freeport, Bahamas = 26,910 (2000)
  44. Westport, CT, USA = 26,391 (2010)
  45. Freeport, IL = 25,638 (2010)
  46. Devonport, TAS, Australia = 25,546 (2014)
  47. Newport, RI, USA = 24,672 (2010)
  48. Northport, AL, USA = 23,330 (2010)
  49. La Porte, IN, USA =22,053 (2010)
  50. Port Loko, Sierra Leone = 21,961 (2004)
  51. Port Hueneme, CA, USA = 21,723 (2010)
  52. Portsmouth, NH, USA = 21,233 (2010)
  53. Portsmouth, OH, USA = 20,226 (2010)
  • Source for population figures: en.wikipedia.org
  • Source for maps: google.co/maps
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