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100 Biggest Cities of the Russian Empire with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the 100 biggest cities of the Russian Empire in 1897?
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Population
Cities
1,264,920
St. Petersburg
1,038,591
Moscow
683,692
Warsaw
403,815
Odessa
(Odesa)
314,020
Lodz
(Łódź)
282,230
Riga
247,723
Kiev
(Kyiv)
173,989
Kharkov
(Kharkiv)
159,862
Tiflis
(Tbilisi)
156,506
Tashkent
154,532
Vilna
(Vilnius)
137,147
Saratov
129,959
Kazan
119,476
Rostov-on-Don
114,733
Tula
112,880
Astrakhan
112,839
Yekaterinoslav
(Dnipro)
112,253
Baku
108,483
Kishinev
(Chișinău)
92,012
Nikolayev
(Mykolaiv)
90,912
Minsk
90,053
Nizhny Novgorod
89,999
Samara
80,599
Voronezh
75,721
Kursk
72,425
Orenburg
71,616
Yaroslavl
70,920
Kovno
(Kaunas)
~70,000
Bukhara
69,735
Oryol
69,675
Dvinsk
(Daugavpils)
66,734
Gelsingfors
(Helsinki)
66,032
Byelostok
(Białystok)
65,895
Zhitomir
(Zhytomyr)
Population
Cities
65,871
Vitebsk
65,697
Yekaterinodar
(Krasnodar)
64,572
Revel
(Tallinn)
64,489
Libava
(Liepāja)
63,007
Kremenchug
(Kremenchuk)
61,906
Namangan
61,488
Yelizavetgrad
(Kropyvnytskyi)
59,981
Penza
59,525
Kronstadt
59,076
Kherson
55,186
Tsaritsyn
(Volgograd)
54,900
Samarkand
54,452
Kokand
54,208
Ivanovo-Voznesensk
(Ivanovo)
53,703
Poltava
53,595
Sebastopol
(Sevastopol)
53,544
Tver
53,351
Berdichev
(Berdychiv)
52,430
Tomsk
51,963
Novocherkassk
51,484
Irkutsk
51,437
Taganrog
50,385
Lyublin
(Lublin)
49,513
Kaluga
49,275
Ufa
49,078
Simferopol
48,843
Vladikavkaz
48,015
Tambov
46,956
Yelets
46,919
Grodno
46,699
Smolensk
46,680
Andizan
(Andijan)
46,568
Brest-Litovsk
(Brest)
Population
Cities
46,122
Ryazan
45,205
Perm
45,045
Chenstokhov
(Częstochowa)
43,239
Yekaterinburg
43,119
Mogilev
42,308
Yuryev
(Tartu)
41,684
Simbirsk
(Ulyanovsk)
41,621
Stavropol
41,336
Kostroma
40,297
Kozlov
(Michurinsk)
37,470
Omsk
36,775
Gomel
36,597
Uralsk
(Oral)
36,592
Staryy Margelan
(Margilan)
35,934
Kamenets-Podolsky
(Kamianets-Podilskyi)
35,918
Osh
35,446
Yeysk
35,131
Mitava
(Jelgava)
34,336
Bobruysk
(Babruysk)
33,347
Kerch
33,276
Maykop
33,022
Yelisavetpol
(Ganja)
32,492
Kutais
(Kutaisi)
32,383
Syzran
32,184
Ábo
(Turku)
32,113
Nezhin
(Nizhyn)
31,797
Bendery
(Bender)
31,616
Tiraspol
31,182
Petrokov
(Piotrków Trybunalski)
31,116
Mariupol
31,016
Uman
30,735
Alexandropol
(Gyumri)
30,571
Serpukhov
+2
Level 55
Sep 10, 2023
Due to the fact that the autonomous Emirate of Bukhara did not have the census held within its territorial boundaries, a rough population estimate of 70,000 was pulled from populstat.info (archived, original site is no longer up).
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Level 57
Sep 19, 2021
Cool!
+4
Level 88
Sep 23, 2021
Great quiz!
+1
Level 55
Sep 24, 2021
Thanks!
+2
Level 62
Sep 24, 2021
Nice one; got one or two extra thanks to a couple of obscure football teams like Sheriff Tiraspol.
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Level 24
Jan 16, 2022
Why no Yerevan (Erivan)?
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Level 55
Jan 16, 2022
Barely doesn't make the list. The 1897 census records the population of Yerevan at 28,910.