100 Biggest Cities of the World in 1789 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the 100 most populous cities of the world before the French Revolution in 1789?
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Population figures are calculated from different approximates according to this and this article, 3000 Years of Urban Growth by Tertius Chandler and Gerald Fox and this this dataset by Dr. E. Buringh.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
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Population
City
Country
 
1,05m
Beijing
China
 
875k
London
Great Britain
 
710k
Guangzhou
China
 
625k
Paris
France
 
580k
Constantinople
Ottoman Empire
 
495k
Edo
Japan
 
457k
Hangzhou
China
 
405k
Naples
Naples
 
378k
Osaka
Japan
 
373k
Kyoto
Japan
 
367k
Suzhou
China
 
271k
Cairo
Ottoman Empire
 
243k
Moscow
Russia
 
238k
Patna
Great Britain
 
234k
Nanjing
China
 
227k
Vienna
Habsburg Monarchy
 
218k
Saint Petersburg
Russia
 
216k
Xi'an
China
 
212k
Amsterdam
Netherlands
 
206k
Hyderabad
Hyderabad
 
200k
Amarapura
Burma
 
194k
Lisbon
Portugal
 
193k
Lucknow
Oudh
 
188k
Hanseong
Joseon
 
188k
Murshidabad
Great Britain
 
184k
Ningbo
China
 
182k
Wuchang
China
 
179k
Dublin
Great Britain
 
179k
Mukden
China
 
172k
Calcutta
Great Britain
 
166k
Madrid
Spain
 
163k
Foshan
China
 
155k
Berlin
Prussia
 
154k
Rome
Papal States
Population
City
Country
147k
Varanasi
Oudh
145k
Lanzhou
China
143k
Fuzhou
China
141k
Venice
Venice
140k
Bombay
Maratha Empire
137k
Surat
Maratha Empire
135k
Dacca
Great Britain
135k
Lyon
France
135k
Palermo
Sicily
134k
Tianjin
China
133k
Jingdezhen
China
132k
Milan
Habsburg Monarchy
126k
Smyrna
Ottoman Empire
125k
Batavia
Netherlands
122k
Kasbe Pune
Maratha Empire
120k
Warsaw
Poland-Lithuania
118k
Delhi
Mughal Empire
118k
Hamburg
Hamburg
118k
Srinagar
Kashmir
115k
Tunis
Ottoman Empire
112k
Mexico City
Spain
110k
Meknes
Morocco
107k
Chengdu
China
104k
Bordeaux
France
102k
Zhenjiang
China
102k
Madras
Great Britain
101k
Jodhpur
Marwar
100k
Adrianople
Ottoman Empire
100k
Marseille
France
100k
Nanchang
China
100k
Soerakarta
Netherlands
100k
Ujjain
Maratha Empire
97k
Nagoya
Japan
Population
City
Country
95k
Copenhagen
Denmark-Norway
94k
Ahmedabad
Maratha Empire
92k
Kanazawa
Japan
90k
Jogjakarta
Netherlands
88k
Genoa
Genoa
88k
Shanghai
China
85k
Changsha
China
84k
Barcelona
Spain
84k
Oyo
Oyo
81k
Aurangabad
Hyderabad
81k
Chongqing
China
80k
Amoy
China
80k
Amritsar
Bhangi
80k
Baroda
Maratha Empire
80k
Damascus
Ottoman Empire
80k
Nagpur
Maratha Empire
80k
Peshawar
Durrani Empire
80k
Seville
Spain
80k
Trichinopoly
Carnatic Sultanate
79k
Florence
Tuscany
79k
Kaifeng
China
78k
Jaipur
Amber
78k
Yinchuan
China
78k
Turin
Piedmont-Sardinia
75k
Bharatpur
Bharatpur
75k
Stockholm
Sweden
75k
Wanzhou
China
74k
Valencia
Spain
73k
Algiers
Ottoman Empire
72k
Nantes
France
72k
Prague
Habsburg Monarchy
72k
Rouen
France
71k
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