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100 Biggest Cities of Asia in 1850 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the 100 most populous cities of Asia in 1850?
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Population figures are calculated from different approximates according to 3000 Years of Urban Growth by Tertius Chandler and Gerald Fox.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
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Population
City
Country
 
1,65m
Beijing
China
 
800k
Guangzhou
China
 
700k
Hangzhou
China
 
575k
Bombay
United Kingdom
 
567k
Edo
Japan
 
550k
Suzhou
China
 
413k
Calcutta
United Kingdom
 
323k
Kyoto
Japan
 
310k
Madras
United Kingdom
 
300k
Lucknow
United Kingdom
 
300k
Osaka
Japan
 
275k
Xi'an
China
 
263k
Patna
United Kingdom
 
250k
Fuzhou
China
 
250k
Shanghai
China
 
240k
Chengdu
China
 
235k
Wuchang
China
 
230k
Ningbo
China
 
200k
Chongqing
China
 
200k
Hyderabad
United Kingdom
 
200k
Jiangning
China
 
200k
Tianjin
China
 
194k
Hanseong
Joseon
 
185k
Benares
United Kingdom
 
180k
Mukden
China
 
175k
Foshan
China
 
170k
Lanzhou
China
 
160k
Bangkok
Siam
 
156k
Delhi
United Kingdom
 
150k
Smyrna
Ottoman Empire
 
144k
Jingdezhen
China
 
131k
Bangalore
United Kingdom
 
130k
Zhenjiang
China
 
125k
Tabriz
Persia
Population
City
Country
116k
Kanazawa
Japan
114k
Manila
Spain
111k
Nagpur
United Kingdom
110k
Amritsar
United Kingdom
110k
Changsha
China
110k
Nanchang
China
110k
Xiangtan
China
108k
Agra
United Kingdom
108k
Cawnpore
United Kingdom
108k
Damascus
Ottoman Empire
106k
Baroda
United Kingdom
101k
Bareilly
United Kingdom
100k
Bursa
Ottoman Empire
100k
Jeypore
United Kingdom
100k
Nagoya
Japan
100k
Soerakarta
Netherlands
99k
Surat
United Kingdom
96k
Ahmedabad
United Kingdom
96k
Murshidabad
United Kingdom
95k
Aleppo
Ottoman Empire
95k
Kaifeng
China
94k
Lahore
United Kingdom
85k
Xiamen
China
80k
Baghdad
Ottoman Empire
80k
Liaoyang
China
80k
Multan
United Kingdom
80k
Pyeongyang
Joseon
80k
Rampur
United Kingdom
80k
Tehran
Persia
77k
Mirzapur
United Kingdom
76k
Trichinopoly
United Kingdom
75k
Hanoi
Đại Nam
75k
Huaiyin
China
Population
City
Country
75k
Shaoxing
China
75k
Wanzhou
China
75k
Xiangyang
China
74k
Gwalior
United Kingdom
73k
Poona
United Kingdom
72k
Amroha
United Kingdom
72k
Kagoshima
Japan
71k
Batavia
Netherlands
70k
Allahabad
United Kingdom
70k
Bukhara
Bukhara
70k
Jinan
China
70k
Rehe
China
70k
Yarkand
China
70k
Zhangjiakou
China
69k
Bharatpur
United Kingdom
68k
Farukkhabad
United Kingdom
66k
Matsumae
Japan
65k
Mathura
United Kingdom
65k
Tashkent
Kokand
65k
Yangzhou
China
62k
Shahjahanpur
United Kingdom
60k
Dacca
United Kingdom
60k
Huế
Đại Nam
60k
Indore
United Kingdom
60k
Isfahan
Persia
60k
Jhansi
United Kingdom
60k
Kabul
Afghanistan
60k
Kokand
Kokand
60k
Muscat
Muscat and Oman
60k
Qulja
China
60k
Soerabaja
Netherlands
60k
Taiwan
China
60k
Xuzhou
China
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