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100 Biggest Cities in Europe in 1800 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the 100 most populous cities in Europe in 1800?
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Population figures are based off this dataset by Dr. E. Buringh.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
Quiz by Dekkie
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Last updated: February 15, 2024
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Population
Cities
948k
London
570k
Constantinople
550k
Paris
430k
Naples
300k
Moscow
247k
Vienna
220k
Saint Petersburg
217k
Amsterdam
204k
Lisbon
200k
Dublin
172k
Berlin
168k
Madrid
153k
Rome
139k
Palermo
138k
Venice
135k
Milan
130k
Hamburg
109k
Lyon
101k
Copenhagen
101k
Marseille
100k
Adrianople
100k
Barcelona
96k
Bordeaux
96k
Seville
90k
Genoa
Population
Cities
84k
Manchester
83k
Liverpool
82k
Turin
81k
Florence
80k
Rouen
80k
Valencia
77k
Nantes
76k
Prague
76k
Stockholm
75k
Cork
71k
Birmingham
70k
Cádiz
70k
Glasgow
70k
Salonica
68k
Bologna
67k
Edinburgh
66k
Brussels
64k
Bristol
63k
Warsaw
62k
Antwerp
60k
Breslau
60k
Dresden
60k
Königsberg
56k
Lille
55k
Ghent
Population
Cities
55k
Liège
53k
Leeds
53k
Livorno
53k
Rotterdam
52k
Tula
51k
Verona
50k
Bucharest
50k
Kazan
50k
Toulouse
49k
Málaga
49k
Strasbourg
48k
Frankfurt am Main
48k
Orléans
47k
Guimarães
46k
Coimbra
46k
Metz
46k
Sheffield
46k
Sofia
45k
Catania
43k
Porto
43k
Zaragoza
42k
Lviv
41k
Cologne
41k
Nîmes
40k
Amiens
Population
Cities
40k
Córdoba
40k
Munich
40k
Murcia
40k
Sarajevo
40k
Shkodër
39k
Limerick
39k
The Hague
37k
Danzig
37k
Norwich
37k
Santarém
36k
Bremen
36k
Magdeburg
36k
Vila Real
35k
Astrakhan
35k
Caen
35k
Debrecen
35k
Jerez de la Frontera
35k
Messina
34k
Parma
33k
Bath
33k
Montpellier
33k
Newcastle upon Tyne
33k
Padua
33k
Portsmouth
33k
Utrecht
8 Comments
+2
Level 55
Feb 15, 2024
Drawing the Holy Roman Empire for this was an absolute pain.
+5
Level 68
Feb 15, 2024
Nice, as always
+2
Level 55
Feb 15, 2024
Thanks!
+6
Level 67
Feb 15, 2024
Nice to see a Biggest cities in Europe quiz where you dont need to know 25 far remote Russian cities :)
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Level 55
Feb 15, 2024
For me, the most surprising thing about making this quiz was compiling data and noticing how present Portugal is on the list compared to anything within the Russian Empire.

Usually only Lisbon and sometimes Porto make it regardless of the year, haha.

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Level 61
Feb 19, 2024
I guess Andorra is a lake now. Pool party, anyone?
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Level 55
Feb 19, 2024
Must not have loaded properly then, because it's supposed to be there, lol.
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Level 31
Feb 20, 2024
Weird seeing so many Portuguese cities.