22 Most Populated Indonesian Cities - The Numbers Are Crazy!

As the 4th most populous country on earth, Indonesia is bound to have some MEGA-cities. But did you know that Indonesia has 14 cities with more than 1 million people? And not only is Yogjakarta not one of them, it doesn't even make the list!

Some of the numbers are quite staggering.

Here are 22 of Indonesia's most populated cities, in ascending order...


22 Balikpapan, East Kalimantan - 654,866

21 Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan - 675,030

20 Tasikmalaya, West Java – 683,386

19 Samarinda, East Kalimantan – 842,691

18 Malang, East Java – 843,284

17 Denpasar, Bali – 856,412

16 Padang, West Sumatra - 876,880

15 Bandar Lampung, Lampung - 923,970

14 Bogor, West Java - 1,022,002

13 Pekanbaru, Riau - 1,030,732    

12 Batam, Riau Islands - 1,142,646

11 Makassar, South Sulawesi - 1,398,801

10 South Tangerang, Banten - 1,436,187

9 Palembang, South Sumatra - 1,561,959

8 Semarang, Central Java - 1,575,068

7 Depok, West Java - 1,869,681

6 Tangerang, Banten - 2,001,925

5 Medan, North Sumatra - 2,185,789       

4 Bekasi, West Java - 2,510,951

3 Bandung, West Java - 2,575,478

2 Surabaya, East Java -2,843,144

1 Jakarta, West Java - 10,135,030

All facts and figures collected through Wikipedia.

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