Cities That Start With X From Around the World

Try to think of a city or town that starts with X. There are only a few in the United States – and not many more around the world! Keep reading for an international list of cities, towns, and townships that begin with X.

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North American Cities That Start With X

Have you ever been to Xenia, Ohio? It’s the biggest city in the United States that starts with X. Here are other cities and locations that begin with X in the United States and Mexico.

City

Country

Population

Xalapa

Mexico (Veracruz)

424,755

Xanadu

United States (Utah)

58,657

Xenia

United States (Illinois)

364

Xenia (unincorporated community)

United States (Kansas)

160

Xenia

United States (Ohio)

26,783

Xenophon (unincorporated community)

United States (Tennessee)

6,819

Xicotencatl (municipality)

Mexico (Tamaulipas)

89,795

Xochimilco (borough)

Mexico (Mexico City)

415,007

Asian Cities That Start With X

Most of the cities around the world that start with X are in China. Seventeen of those countries are home to over one million people. The cities in Asia that start with X include:

City

Country

Population

Xiahe

China (Gansu province)

130,000

Xam Neua

Laos

46,800

Xiamen

China (Fujian)

3,531,000

Xi'an

China (Shaanxi province)

12,000,000

Xiangtan

China (Hunan province)

2,748,552

Xiangyang

China (Hubei province)

904,957

Xianning

China (Hubei province)

2,772,000

Xiantao

China (Hubei province)

1,175,000

Xianyang

China (Shaanxi province)

5,096,000

Xiaogan

China (Hubei province)

4,814,542

Xiaoshan (district)

China (Zhejiang province)

1,511,000

Xichang

China (Sichuan province)

481,796

Xilinhot

China (Inner Mongolia)

245,886

Xingcheng

China (Liaoning province)

140,000

Xinghua

China (Jiangsu province)

791,000

Xingtai

China (Hebei province)

7,104,103

Xingyi

China (Guizhou province)

784,032

Xining

China (Qinghai province)

2,208,708

Xinji

China (Hebei province)

662,000

Xintai

China (Shandong province)

1,316,000

Xinxiang

China (Henan province)

5,707,801

Xinyang

China (Henan province)

1,230,000

Xinyi

China (Guangdong province)

913,708

Xinyu

China (Jiangxi province)

1,139,000

Xinzhou

China (Shanxi province)

3,068,000

Xuancheng

China (Anhui province)

2,533,000

Xuchang

China (Henan province)

4,307,488

European Cities That Start With X

While there aren’t many large cities in Europe that start with X, there are several small villages and towns with X names. Towns like Xiva De Morella in Spain began as walled cities and still include ancient architecture. Other places with X names include:

City

Country

Population

Xangongo (town)

Angora (Cunene province)

70,568

Xanten (town)

Germany

21,572

Xanthi

Greece

111,631

Xares (community)

Spain (Galacia)

70

Xàtiva (town)

Spain (Valencia)

29,045

Xerta (town)

Spain (Tarragona)

1,170

Xifias (village)

Greece

<100

Xinzo De Limia (town)

Spain (Ourense province)

9,836

Xiva De Morella

Spain (Castellón province)

2,430

Xixerella (village)

Andorra

20

Other Cities That Start With X

There are a few more cities around the world that begin with X. Xai-Xai, which was known as João Belo until 1975, is the only city in Africa that begins with X. Other cities that start with X in South America and the Middle East include:

City

Country

Population

Xai-Xai  

Mozambique (Gaza province)

116,343

Xanxerê

Brazil

47,679

Xapuri

Brazil

14,314

Xo‘jayli (town)

Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan)

146,400

All About X

Taking a tour of the cities that start with X is a lot of fun! Keep the alphabet train running with these adjectives that begin with X. Or, if you’re still looking for X words, try an article that lists short and long nouns that begin with X. They’re not as hard to find as they might seem! 

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