The United States of America (USA), a country composes of 50 states, five territories, and a district, usually calls as the United States (US). It is in North America, and its principal states are Hawaii, California, Texas, Alaska, Florida, Massachusetts, and many more. Washington, D.C. is its capital. By having 318.9 million (2014) population and 9,826,630 Km2 area, it is the 3rd largest country in the world.
Here is a list that will walk you through the top ten largest cities in the US. Let’s have a look.
1. New York City
New York City, a metropolis never sleeps, is another name of excitement and fun. Having the nation’s biggest population and land area, it considers the largest city of the US. It has about 8.406 million population and 11,600 km² land area. It is not only the largest city in the US by area, but it is also the biggest city in the world by area.
It defines as a global center of culture, fashion, technology, finance, and art and a home to many beautiful places including Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Times Square, and many more.
Los Angeles, a famous city in California, considers the second largest city in the US; it has got the 2nd highest population rank, having 3.884 million population. Alongside, it is well-known for filmmaking. Many Hollywood icons live in it. It has the most wonderful film studios of the world: the Walk of Fame, Paramount Pictures.
Chicago, a city that is renowned for its daring architecture and museums, is the third largest country in the US according to its population size. It has about 2.719 million population. However, it is the 2nd largest city in the US by area, as it has more land area than Los Angeles. Its land area is 5498 km² that is more than Los Angeles, 4,320 km².
It is a sprawling city in Texas. It extends to Galveston Bay; it closely links with the Space Center Houston, an official visitor center at NASA. By having 2.196 million people, it has become the fourth largest metropolitan in the US. Plus, it has 3,355 km² land area.
Philadelphia, the largest city in Pennsylvania State, is the fifth most populous city in the US by population. It has about 1.560 million population. It is well-recognized for its rich, revolutionary, and historical places: Independence Hall, Liberty Bell. Besides, it has about 369.3 km² land area.
Phoenix, Valley of the Sun, is the largest city and capital of Arizona State. The city is famous for the high-end resorts: nightclubs, Jack Nicklaus. Home to 1.513 million people, it is the 6th biggest city in the US. Besides, its land area is 1,338 Sq. Km that is more than Philadelphia’s land area.
San Antonio, a big city in Texas, is famous for the rich colonial heritage. It is the 7th largest city in the US according to its population size. It has about 1.409 million people. It has about 1,205 Sq. Km land area covering of towers, parks, and many more.
House to 1.356 million people, San Diego, a town in California, is the 8th largest metropolitan in the US. The beautiful land area, 964.5 Sq. Km, covers beaches, museums, art galleries, parks, and artist studios.
Sheltering to 1.258 million people in Texas State, Dallas proves to be the 9th largest metropolis in the US. Its land area, 999.3 Sq. Km consists of many fascinating places including museums, sculpture centers, and many other cultural sites.
San Jose, a large city in California, surrounds by the sloping hills. A well-known city for its architectural revolution, Italianate-style buildings. It is a home for 1.015 million people, and it is the 10th largest town in the US. It has about 466.1 Sq. Km land area that covers attractive places including Silicon Valley and Tech Museum of Innovation.