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100 Biggest Cities of the World in 1900 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the 100 most populous cities in the world 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 12, 2022
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Population
City
Country
6,23m
London
United Kingdom
3,44m
New York City
United States
2,71m
Paris
France
1,88m
Berlin
Germany
1,70m
Chicago
United States
1,58m
Tokyo
Japan
1,48m
Vienna
Austria-Hungary
1,42m
Saint Petersburg
Russia
1,29m
Philadelphia
United States
1,18m
Moscow
Russia
1,01m
Calcutta
United Kingdom
943k
Constantinople
Ottoman Empire
881k
Osaka
Japan
861k
Budapest
Austria-Hungary
824k
Buenos Aires
Argentina
813k
Bombay
United Kingdom
811k
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
784k
Glasgow
United Kingdom
725k
Peking
China
706k
Hamburg
Germany
705k
Liverpool
United Kingdom
686k
Warsaw
Russia
670k
Canton
China
640k
Tientsin
China
621k
Naples
Italy
607k
Manchester
United Kingdom
576k
Madrid
Spain
575k
St. Louis
United States
570k
Cairo
United Kingdom
561k
Boston
United States
559k
Prague
Austria-Hungary
538k
Milan
Italy
533k
Barcelona
Spain
522k
Birmingham
United Kingdom
Population
City
Country
521k
Amsterdam
Netherlands
509k
Madras
United Kingdom
509k
Baltimore
United States
500k
Munich
Germany
500k
Soochow
China
491k
Marseille
France
485k
Melbourne
United Kingdom
482k
Sydney
United Kingdom
475k
Chengtu
China
459k
Lyon
France
456k
Leipzig
Germany
451k
Sheffield
United Kingdom
450k
Hankow
China
445k
Hyderabad
United Kingdom
429k
Leeds
United Kingdom
423k
Breslau
Germany
422k
Rome
Italy
420k
Fuchow
China
412k
Shanghai
China
404k
Odessa
Russia
401k
Copenhagen
Denmark
396k
Dresden
Germany
392k
Cleveland
United States
379k
Rotterdam
Netherlands
378k
Genoa
Italy
372k
Cologne
Germany
372k
Kyoto
Japan
352k
Buffalo
United States
351k
Lisbon
Portugal
350k
Hangchow
China
349k
Belfast
United Kingdom
345k
Mexico City
Mexico
343k
San Francisco
United States
Population
City
Country
330k
Bangkok
Siam
329k
Turin
Italy
326k
Cincinnati
United States
326k
Montreal
Canada
325k
Chungking
China
324k
Bristol
United Kingdom
322k
Pittsburgh
United States
316k
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
314k
Lodz
Russia
310k
Palermo
Italy
304k
Alexandria
United Kingdom
300k
Sian
China
300k
Stockholm
Sweden
291k
Dublin
United Kingdom
289k
Frankfurt am Main
Germany
287k
New Orleans
United States
286k
Detroit
United States
285k
Milwaukee
United States
285k
Nagoya
Japan
284k
Kobe
Japan
283k
Riga
Russia
282k
Bucharest
Romania
280k
Bradford
United Kingdom
280k
Tsinan
China
278k
Washington D.C.
United States
273k
Antwerp
Belgium
270k
Nanking
China
270k
Santiago
Chile
268k
Montevideo
Uruguay
264k
Lucknow
United Kingdom
261k
Nuremberg
Germany
260k
Ningpo
China
260k
Bordeaux
France
+1
Level 66
Mar 12, 2022
Sian (Xi'an) is too far north on the map.

You can put Wuhan as a type-in for Hankow (Hankou).

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Level 55
Mar 12, 2022
Xi'an's placement has been fixed and the type-in has been added.
+3
Level 63
Mar 13, 2022
Great quiz! And definately nominated!
+2
Level 55
Mar 13, 2022
Thanks!
+1
Level 60
Mar 17, 2022
Missed 6, including Leipzig :(