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Biggest Cities of the World in 100 AD with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities in the world with an estimated population of over 40,000 in 100 AD?
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Population figures are based off different approximates according to a bunch of a different sources.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
Some of these cities do not exist anymore.
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Last updated: March 21, 2022
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Population
City
Country
1m
Roma
(Rome)
Roman Empire
475k
Luoyi
(Luoyang)
China
450k
Alexandria
Roman Empire
200k
Antiochia ad Orontem
(Antakya)
Roman Empire
200k
Seleucia
Parthian Empire
160k
Carthago
(Tunis)
Roman Empire
150k
Chang'an
(Xi'an)
China
140k
Kaveripoompattinam
(Puhar)
Cholas
130k
Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura
125k
Caesarea Maritima
(Caesarea)
Roman Empire
120k
Lugdunum
(Lyon)
Roman Empire
120k
Thessalonica
(Thessaloniki)
Roman Empire
110k
Bharuch
Western Satraps
110k
Pratisthana
(Paithan)
Satavahanas
100k
Aquileia
Roman Empire
100k
Ctesiphon
(Salman Pak)
Parthian Empire
100k
Hierapolis
(Pamukkale)
Roman Empire
100k
Leptis Magna
(Al-Khums)
Roman Empire
100k
Philippi
(Filippoi)
Roman Empire
100k
Philippopolis
(Plovdiv)
Roman Empire
100k
Sardis
(Sart)
Roman Empire
100k
Quren
(Wanzhou)
China
95k
Ephesus
(Selçuk)
Roman Empire
95k
Wu
(Suzhou)
China
86k
Smyrna
(İzmir)
Roman Empire
82,5k
Ecbatana
(Hamadan)
Parthian Empire
82,5k
Edessa
(Urfa)
Parthian Empire
82,5k
Gades
(Cádiz)
Roman Empire
82,5k
Madurai
Pandyas
82,5k
Pataliputra
(Patna)
Magadha
81k
Jianye
(Nanjing)
China
80k
Nicopolis
(Preveza)
Roman Empire
79k
Patala
Sindh
75k
Taxila
Kushan Empire
72,5k
Syracusae
(Syracuse)
Roman Empire
72k
Pergamon
(Bergama)
Roman Empire
70k
Augustodunum
(Autun)
Roman Empire
70k
Chengdu
China
70k
Linzi
(Zibo)
China
70k
Zeugma
(Belkis)
Roman Empire
64,5k
Memphis
(Mit Rathina)
Roman Empire
Population
City
Country
63k
Korinthos
(Corinth)
Roman Empire
60k
Arsacia
(Ray / Tehran)
Parthian Empire
60k
Babylon
(Hillah)
Parthian Empire
60k
É
(Wuhan)
China
60k
Chaoxian
(Pyongyang)
China
60k
Kanchi
(Kanchipuram)
Tondaimandalam
60k
Kashi
(Varanasi)
Ahichchhatra
60k
Kashiwara
Yamatai
60k
Kolhapur
Satavahanas
60k
Ma'rib
Himyar
60k
Muziris
(Kodungallur)
Cheras
60k
Panyu
(Guangzhou)
China
60k
Purushapura
(Peshawar)
Kushan Empire
60k
Puteoli
(Pozzuoli)
Roman Empire
60k
Qiantang
(Hangzhou)
China
60k
Saketa
(Ayodhya)
Ahichchhatra
60k
Seorabeol
(Gyeongju)
Saro
60k
Shravasti
Ahichchhatra
60k
Tosali
(Khordha)
Utkala
60k
Xiadu
(Baoding)
China
50k
Berytus
(Beirut)
Roman Empire
50k
Nemausus
(Nîmes)
Roman Empire
50k
Ravenna
Roman Empire
49k
Athenae
(Athens)
Roman Empire
45k
Teotihuacán
(Teotihuacán de Arista)
Teotihuacán
42,5k
Bactria
(Balkh)
Kushan Empire
42,5k
Caesarea in Cappadocia
(Kayseri)
Roman Empire
42,5k
Istakhr
Parthian Empire
42,5k
Jinan
China
42,5k
Jinyang
(Taiyuan)
China
42,5k
Merv
(Mary)
Kushan Empire
42,5k
Salona
(Solin)
Roman Empire
42,5k
Srinagar
Kushan Empire
42,5k
Ujjayini
(Ujjain)
Malava
40k
Divodurum Mediomatricorum
(Metz)
Roman Empire
40k
Durocortorum
(Reims)
Roman Empire
40k
Gerasa
(Jerash)
Roman Empire
40k
Narbo Martius
(Narbonne)
Roman Empire
40k
Ostia Antica
(Ostia)
Roman Empire
40k
Viminacium
(Kostolac)
Roman Empire
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Level 78
Mar 17, 2022
Very nice, nominated. Feel like I should have gotten a few more than I did.
+2
Level 55
Mar 17, 2022
Thanks!
+2
Level 63
Mar 17, 2022
Very nice again! I missed some I should have got, but I'm still happy with my score. Would you be able to accept Pergamos for Pergamon please?
+1
Level 55
Mar 17, 2022
Thanks! Type-in added.
+1
Level 54
Dec 16, 2022
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