World’s largest “stadt” suffix cities


 

Turning away from English-oriented place names for the time being, the list below identifies the largest cities in the world with the German suffix of “stadt.”  According to wiktionary.org, “Stadt” has the following meanings:

Stadt f (genitive Stadt, plural Städte, diminutive Städtchen n or Städtlein n)

city (large settlement)
town (settlement larger than a village)
(metonymically) city center (central business area of a city)
(metonymically) city, town, town council, city council (governing body of people elected to oversee management of a municipality)

By far the most common variation of “stadt” in this list is “neustadt” which essentially means “new city.” Of the “stadt” 38 cities listed that exceed 10,000 residents, ten (10) of them contain a variation of “neustadt” in their name. All of the examples listed come from Germany or Austria except one from Russia (Kronstadt).

  1. Darmstadt, Germany = 159,207 (2018)
  2. Ingolstadt, Germany = 136,981 (2018)
  3. Lippstadt, Germany = 67,901 (2018)
  4. Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany = 53,148 (2018)
  5. Erftstadt, Germany = 49,801 (2018)
  6. Filderstadt, Germany = 45,813 (2018)
  7. Wiener Neustadt, Austria = 44,820 (2018)
  8. Kronstadt, Russia = 44,401 (2018 est.)
  9. Neustadt am Rübenberge, Germany = 44,282 (2018)
  10. Halberstadt, Germany = 40,256 (2018)
  11. Arnstadt, Germany = 27,304 (2018)
  12. Weinstadt, Germany = 26,987 (2018)
  13. Weiterstadt, Germany = 25,975 (2018)
  14. Lennestadt, Germany = 25,503 (2018)
  15. Pfundstadt, Germany = 25,151 (2018)
  16. Rudolstadt, Germany = 25,115 (2018)
  17. Riedstadt, Germany = 23,785 (2018)
  18. Seligenstadt, Germany = 21, 293 (2018)
  19. Duderstadt, Germany = 20,466 (2018)
  20. Schifferstadt, Germany = 20,193 (2018)
  21. Weil der Stadt, Germany = 19,205 (2018)
  22. Bergneustadt, Germany = 18,865 (2018)
  23. Schwammstadt, Germany = 18,122 (2018)
  24. Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany = 17,105 (2018)
  25. Bürstadt, Germany = 16,398 (2018)
  26. Eichelstadt, Germany = 16,151 (2018)
  27. Markranstädt, Germany = 15,619 (2018)
  28. Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany = 15,411 (2018)
  29. Neustadt bei Coburg, Germany = 15,257 (2018)
  30. Ober-Romstadt, Germany = 15,130 (2018)
  31. Neustadt in Holstein, Germany = 15,093 (2018)
  32. Karstadt am Main, Germany = 15,004 (2018)
  33. Eisenstadt, Austria = 14,476 (2018)
  34. Neustadt an der Donau, Germany = 14,409 (2018)
  35. Grünstadt, Germany = 13,422 (2018) and Hochstadt an der Tisch, Germany = 13,422 (2018)
  36. Neustadt an der Tisch, Germany = 13.121 (2018)
  37. Neustadt in Sachsen, Germany = 12,137 (2018)
  38. Glückstadt, Germany = 11,069 (2018)
  39. Neustadt am Kocher, Germany = 10,123 (2018)

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