The most densely populated places on Earth

Manhattan (for reference)

Manhattan (for reference) - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 59.5 km2 (22.96 sq mi)
Population: 1,619,090
Population density: 26,939/km2 (69,771/sq mi)

Because Manhattan has so many office buildings, it swells to about 3.94 million during the day, giving a population density of about 171,000 per square mile / 66,000 per square km.

The Upper West Side is primarily residential, with 209,000 people / 1.9 square miles, meaning about 110,000 people per square mile / 42,500 per square kilometer.

Manila, Philippines

Manila, Philippines - The most densely populated places on Earth
The most densely populated city in the world.

Area: 38.55 km2 (14.88 sq mi)
Population: 1,652,171
Population density 42,858/km2 (111,000/sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manila

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/C8yWy

Malé, Island (divisions Henveiru, Galolhu, Machchangolhi, Maafannu), Republic of Maldives

Malé, Island (divisions Henveiru, Galolhu, Machchangolhi, Maafannu), Republic of Maldives - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 1.952 km2 (0.754 sq mi)
Population: 92.555
Population density: 47,416/km2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mal%C3%A9#Subdivisions

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/NyoUw

Fadiouth, Island, Dakar

Fadiouth, Island, Dakar  - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 0.15 km2 (0.06 sq mi)
Population: 9,000
Population density: 60,000/km2 (155,400 / sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joal-Fadiouth

St. James Town neigbourhood, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

St. James Town neigbourhood, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - The most densely populated places on Earth
One of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in North America
Area: 0.23 km2 (0.09 sq mi)
Population: 13,974
Population density: 60,915 / km2 (155,905 sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._James_Town

Tin Shui Wai New Town, Yuen Long District, Hong Kong

Tin Shui Wai New Town, Yuen Long District, Hong Kong  - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population: 270,000
Population density: 62,790/km2 (162,600/sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tin_Shui_Wai_New_Town

Migingo Island, Lake Victoria, claimed both by Kenya and Uganda

Migingo Island, Lake Victoria, claimed both by Kenya and Uganda  - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 0.002 km2 (0.0008 sq mi)
Population: 131
Population density: 65,500/km2 (169,500/sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migingo_Island

Tondo district, Manila, Philippines

Tondo district, Manila, Philippines - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 9.10 km² (3.52 sq mi)
Population: 630,604
Population density: 69,297 per km² (179,470 per sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tondo,_Manila

Ap Lei Chau, Island, Hong Kong

Ap Lei Chau, Island, Hong Kong - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 1.32 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Population: 86,782
Population density: 66,755 people / km² (172,900 people / sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ap_Lei_Chau

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/Ncu8x

Mathare slums, Nairobi, Kenya

Mathare slums, Nairobi, Kenya - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: about 3 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Population: 161,031-300,000
Population density: hard to estimate, probably something between 60,000-100,000/km2 (155,000-259,000/sq mi).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathare

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/rnKB7

Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 2.3-2.5 km2 (0.8 - 1 sq mi)
Population: 170,070-260,000
Population density: hard to estimate, something between 74,000 - 114,000/km2 (192,000 - 295,000/ sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kibera

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/XK3FH

Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 0.86 km² (0.33 sq mi)
Population: 69,356
Population density: +80,000 /km2 (207,000/sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocinha

Dhaka Kotwali Thana, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka Kotwali Thana, Dhaka, Bangladesh - The most densely populated places on Earth
Population: 210,504
Area: 2.07 km2 (0.80 sq mi)
Population density: 101,693/km2 (263,380/sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhaka_Kotwali_Thana

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/w47H1

Santa Cruz del Islote, Island, Colombia

Santa Cruz del Islote, Island, Colombia - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 0.012 km2 (0.005 sq mi)
Population: 1,200
Population density: 103,917/km2 (269,000/sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Cruz_del_Islote

Marine Lines, Mumbai, India

Marine Lines, Mumbai, India - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 1.8km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population: 202,922
Population density: 114,001/km2 (295,000/sq mi)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_Lines

Mong Kok, Kowloon peninsula, Hong Kong

Mong Kok, Kowloon peninsula, Hong Kong - The most densely populated places on Earth
According to the Guinness Book of Records Mong kok is the most densely populated place in the world (although using unconfirmed estimates, there are probably even more crowded places

Area: 1.1km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population: 143,000
Population density: 130,000/km2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mong_Kok

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/UTsS1

Mong Kok, Kowloon peninsula, Hong Kong

Mong Kok, Kowloon peninsula, Hong Kong - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 1.1km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population: 143,000
Population density: 130,000/km2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mong_Kok

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/UTsS1

Dharavi slums, Mumbai, India

Dharavi slums,  Mumbai, India - The most densely populated places on Earth
Area: 1.7-2,2 km2 (175-220 hectares)
Population: 500,000-1,000,000
Population density: around 300,000/ km2 (777,000 / sq mi).

Dharavi is probably the most densely populated spot in the world. The slum scenes in Slumdog millionaire were filmed here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dharavi

more pics: http://imgur.com/a/6AUth