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Top 10 Cities of the Year 1950

NamePopulation
1New York, United States12,463,000
2London, United Kingdom8,860,000
3Tokyo, Japan7,000,000
4Paris, France5,900,000
5Shanghai, China5,406,000
6Moscow, Russia5,100,000
7Buenos Aires, Argentina5,000,000
8Chicago, United States4,906,000
9Ruhr, Germany4,900,000
10Kolkata, India4,800,000

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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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