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UK conurbations

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conurbation head city population
1 Greater London London 7,926,000
2 West Midlands Birmingham 2,360,000
3 Greater Manchester Manchester 2,337,000
4 Central Clydesdale Glasgow 1,648,000
5 West Yorkshire Leeds 1,581,000
6 Tyneside Newcastle upon Tyne 797,000
7 Liverpool Liverpool 690,000
8 Sheffield Sheffield 673,000
9 Nottingham Nottingham 631,000
10 Bristol Bristol 568,000
11 Edinburgh Edinburgh 527,000
12 Brighton-Worthing-Littlehampton Brighton 495,000
13 Portsmouth Portsmouth 476,000
14 Belfast Belfast 437,000
15 Leicester Leicester 423,000
16 The Potteries Stoke on Trent 389,000
17 Teeside Middlesbrough 380,000
18 Bournemouth Bournemouth 376,000
19 Coventry-Bedworth Coventry 348,000
20 Hull Kingston upon Hull 331,000
21 Cardiff Cardiff 326,000
22 Southampton-Eastleigh Southampton 322,000
23 Preston Preston 320,000
24 Southend Southend 299,000
25 Blackpool Blackpool 293,000
26 Swansea Swansea 289,000
27 Birkenhead Birkenhead 279,000
28 Plymouth Plymouth 258,000
29 Medway Rochester 247,000
30 Aldershot Aldershot 245,000
31 Aberdeen Aberdeen 231,000
32 Luton-Dunstable Luton 228,000
33 Derby Derby 227,000
34 Reading Reading 220,000
35 Sunderland-Whitburn Sunderland 202,000
36 Norwich Norwich 199,000
37 Northampton Northampton 186,000
Data source: The Guinness Book of Answers (1995)
© A.Boodoo, 11-Jan-99, r1.2