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Largest Ancient Cities

Name the urban areas with the largest modern population which were founded prior to 1 C.E.
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Population
Date Founded
Answer
26,640,000
18 BCE
Seoul
21,009,000
~1000 BCE
Beijing
20,597,000
~1100 BCE
Guangzhou
15,600,000
~2,000 BCE
Cairo
13,287,000
657 BCE
Istanbul
10,858,000
~300 BCE
Paris
10,376,000
~2000 BCE
Chengdu
7,509,000
~1500 BCE
Wuhan
6,155,000
495 BCE
Nanjing
6,078,000
300 BCE
Shenyang
Population
Date Founded
Answer
5,977,000
202 BCE
Xian
5,631,000
~760 BCE
Pune
5,257,000
~600 BCE
Milan
5,246,000
514 BCE
Suzhou
4,942,000
~1,500 BCE
Zhengzhou
4,693,000
230 BCE
Barcelona
4,689,000
332 BCE
Alexandria
4,538,000
~2,000 BCE
Ankara
4,183,000
~221 BCE
Dalian
3,962,000
~306 BCE
Fuzhou
2 Comments
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Level 49
May 31, 2020
wtf why is Rome not in here?
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Level 66
Jun 1, 2020
I forgot to clarify in the rules. This is going by modern population