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The Largest, Most Populated Cities in the World

Travel + Leisure Logo By Danielle Berman of Travel + Leisure | Slide 1 of 10: <p>New York City "proper" boasts a measly 8.6 million people, but a whopping 18.6 million inhabit the New York metropolitan area, which includes counties in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. <a href="http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/city-vacations/new-york-native-facts">Listen to the natives</a>, who passionately advise the avoidance of Times Square and instead vouch for a food tour of Brooklyn or Queens, a stroll along the High Line, or an art crawl of Manhattan's tiny art galleries.</p>

No. 10 New York-Newark, USA

New York City "proper" boasts a measly 8.6 million people, but a whopping 18.6 million inhabit the New York metropolitan area, which includes counties in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Listen to the natives, who passionately advise the avoidance of Times Square and instead vouch for a food tour of Brooklyn or Queens, a stroll along the High Line, or an art crawl of Manhattan's tiny art galleries.

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