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100 Biggest Cities in Europe in 1900 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the 100 most populous cities in Europe in 1900?
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Population figures are based off different approximates according to a bunch of a different sources and historical census data.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
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Last updated: March 21, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 19, 2022
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Population
Cities
Country
6,23m
London
United Kingdom
2,71m
Paris
France
1,88m
Berlin
Germany
1,48m
Vienna
Austria-Hungary
1,42m
Saint Petersburg
Russia
1,18m
Moscow
Russia
943k
Constantinople
Ottoman Empire
861k
Budapest
Austria-Hungary
784k
Glasgow
United Kingdom
706k
Hamburg
Germany
705k
Liverpool
United Kingdom
686k
Warsaw
Russia
621k
Naples
Italy
607k
Manchester
United Kingdom
576k
Madrid
Spain
559k
Prague
Austria-Hungary
538k
Milan
Italy
533k
Barcelona
Spain
522k
Birmingham
United Kingdom
521k
Amsterdam
Netherlands
500k
Munich
Germany
491k
Marseille
France
459k
Lyon
France
456k
Leipzig
Germany
451k
Sheffield
United Kingdom
429k
Leeds
United Kingdom
423k
Breslau
Germany
422k
Rome
Italy
404k
Odessa
Russia
401k
Copenhagen
Denmark
396k
Dresden
Germany
379k
Rotterdam
Netherlands
378k
Genoa
Italy
372k
Cologne
Germany
Population
Cities
Country
351k
Lisbon
Portugal
349k
Belfast
United Kingdom
329k
Turin
Italy
324k
Bristol
United Kingdom
316k
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
314k
Lodz
Russia
310k
Palermo
Italy
300k
Stockholm
Sweden
291k
Dublin
United Kingdom
289k
Frankfurt am Main
Germany
283k
Riga
Russia
282k
Bucharest
Romania
280k
Bradford
United Kingdom
273k
Antwerp
Belgium
261k
Nuremberg
Germany
257k
Bordeaux
France
248k
Kiev
Russia
238k
Nottingham
United Kingdom
237k
Kingston upon Hull
United Kingdom
237k
Florence
Italy
236k
Hanover
Germany
230k
Magdeburg
Germany
230k
Trieste
Austria-Hungary
229k
Kristiania
Norway
219k
Brussels
Belgium
215k
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
214k
Düsseldorf
Germany
214k
Valencia
Spain
212k
Leicester
United Kingdom
212k
The Hague
Netherlands
211k
Lille
France
207k
Chemnitz
Germany
198k
Kharkov
Russia
Population
Cities
Country
189k
Charlottenburg
Germany
189k
Königsberg
Germany
189k
Venice
Italy
188k
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
177k
Brünn
Austria-Hungary
176k
Stettin
Germany
173k
Cardiff
United Kingdom
170k
Lemberg
Austria-Hungary
169k
Graz
Austria-Hungary
168k
Bolton
United Kingdom
167k
Stuttgart
Germany
166k
Porto
Portugal
162k
Altona
Germany
161k
Bremen
Germany
161k
Dundee
United Kingdom
160k
Ghent
Belgium
158k
Liège
Belgium
157k
Elberfeld
Germany
157k
Halle
Germany
157k
Yekaterinoslav
Russia
154k
Aberdeen
United Kingdom
154k
Vilnius
Russia
153k
Bologna
Italy
151k
Straßburg
Germany
150k
Toulouse
France
148k
Catania
Italy
148k
Messina
Italy
148k
Seville
Spain
147k
Saint-Étienne
France
146k
Sunderland
United Kingdom
145k
Mährisch-Ostrau
Austria-Hungary
143k
Dortmund
Germany
142k
Barmen
Germany
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Level 24
Feb 27, 2022
Good quiz. I got 88% (I suck at UK)
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Level 55
Feb 27, 2022
Thanks!
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Level 65
Feb 27, 2022
I'm pretty sure that Vienna is to far west in this map
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Level 55
Feb 27, 2022
Nope.
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Level 58
Feb 27, 2022
remember vienna is right on the border with slovakia so its actually in the right place
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Level 87
Feb 27, 2022
Tough to remember the cities that got swallowed.
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Level 58
Feb 27, 2022
Great quiz! I didn't get a few german ones, especially the ones that just integrated into other cities.

5 stars

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Level 55
Feb 27, 2022
Thanks!
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Level 65
Feb 28, 2022
Tameside didn't exist as such at the time - it was separate towns like Ashton, Stalybridge etc until 1974. Elberfeld certainly did exist as a town then, but it is now part of Wuppertal - no problem with it being there, but it's inconsistent with Tameside being an answer.
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Level 55
Feb 28, 2022
Guess I'll take it out then. Thanks for letting me know!
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Level 84
Oct 4, 2022
Really evident the places where the industrial revolution began first.
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Level 55
Oct 4, 2022
Oh, definitely. The development of the urban areas of Birmingham, Manchester and the Ruhr can be very clearly seen here.
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Level 79
Oct 4, 2022
Crazy that Glasgow proper was bigger then than it is now (assuming these figures aren't for the whole urban area).
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Level 55
Oct 4, 2022
Figures for the Britsh cities are from the 1901 census, which I believe indeed uses city proper.