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  • By the Book: 2016 Population


    08/06/09

    All four cities have less than 15 million people in its city area. (Getty Images)
    Tokyo has the largest population, while Chicago has the smallest. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at the populations of Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.

    Chicago

    Population: 2.8 million (Chicago), 9.5 million (metropolitan area)
    Country: United States of America

    Madrid

    Population: 3.1 million (Madrid), 6.2 million (metropolitan area)
    Country: Spain

    Rio de Janeiro

    Population: 6.2 million (Rio)
    Country: Brazil

    Tokyo

    Population: 13 million (Tokyo), 35 million (metropolitan area)
    Country: Japan

    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2016 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Edited by Isia Reaves

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