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Top 10 Cities of the Year 100

NamePopulation
1Rome450,000
2Luoyang (Honan), China420,000
3Seleucia (on the Tigris), Iraq250,000
4Alexandria, Egypt250,000
5Antioch, Turkey150,000
6Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka130,000
7Peshawar, Pakistan120,000
8Carthage, Tunisia100,000
9Suzhou, Chinan/a
10Smyrna, Turkey90,000

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Source: Four Thousand Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census by Tertius Chandler. 1987, St. David's University Press.

 

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