This article has multiple issues. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. According to the Demographia research group in 2017, there are 102 Chinese cities with over list of capital cities of the world pdf million people in the “urban area”, as defined by the group’s methodology.
Thus, the “urban core” would be roughly comparable to the US term “city limit”, the “shìqū or urban area” would be roughly comparable to “metropolitan area”, and the municipality is a political designation defining regions under control of a municipal government, having no comparable division. The larger municipality figure is the wider administrative area population, which includes suburban and rural areas as of the 2010 census. Miyun, Pinggu and Yanqing suburban districts not yet linked to built-up area. Baodi urban District not yet in built-up area. 6 urban and 3 suburban districts. A’cheng and Shuangcheng Districts not yet in built-up area. Wanli urban District, not yet in built-up area.
Luquan City, Zhengding and Luancheng Counties being urbanized. Becoming part of Shanghai-Suzhou-Wuxi built-up area. Yongning urban District not yet in built-up area. Dabancheng suburban District not yet in built-up area. Suixi county largely being urbanized.