Top 10 Noisiest Cities in the World

5. Tokyo


Tokyo is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. It is the capital city of Japan and the center of Greater Tokyo Area.  Tokyo is the largest metropolitan area in the world. It has also been described as one of the three ‘command centers’ of the world so you can imagine the sort of influence it might have when it comes to world affairs. The population density of Tokyo is around 2,620 people per square kilometer.

4. Cairo


Cairo is the largest city of the Arab World and Africa. It is also the capital city of Egypt. Cairo is the 16th largest metropolitan area of the world was founded in 969 AD. It is known for its Islamic architecture and is referred to as ‘the city of thousand minarets’. The city has a population density of 17,190 people per square kilometer and is considered to be much polluted as well. Cairo has a population of about 6.76 million people.

3. Calcutta


Calcutta is the capital city of the state of West Bengal in India. It is the main commercial, cultural and education center of Eastern India. The city had a population of around 4.5 million in the year 2011. It is the third most populated metropolitan area in India and has a population density of 24,000 people per square kilometer.

2. Bombay


Bombay is also known as Mumbai. It is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra and is by far the most populous city in all of India with a population of 18,414,288. It is the fourth most populous city in the world. The city is the richest in India and is considered as an Alpha World City. The population density of Bombay is 20,694 people per square kilometer.

1. Delhi


At the first mark we have Delhi which is officially known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi. It is the second most populous city in India with a population of 16.3 million people in 2011. It is the eighth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population density of 3,886 people per square kilometer.

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