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Biggest Cities in the Barbarian Kingdoms of Europe with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities within the Barbarian Kingdoms in Europe with an estimated population of over 3,000 in 700 AD?
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Population figures are based off this dataset by Dr. E. Buringh.
Some of these cities do not exist anymore.
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Kingdom of Aquitaine
5k
Burdegala
(Bordeaux)
3k
Tolosa
(Toulouse)
 
 
Duchy of Beneventum
5k
Beneventum
(Benevento)
3k
Silvium
(Gravina in Puglia)
3k
Tarentum
(Taranto)
Kingdom of the Franks
5k
Lugdunum
(Lyon)
5k
Massilia
(Marseille)
5k
Remi
(Reims)
5k
Rotomagus
(Rouen)
5k
Treveri
(Trier)
5k
Turones
(Tours)
4k
Arelatum
(Arles)
4k
Cuentawich
(La Calotterie)
4k
Mettis
(Metz)
4k
Senonae
(Sens)
4k
Vienna
(Vienne)
3k
Colonia
(Cologne)
3k
Parisius
(Paris)
Frisian Kingdom
3k
Dorestate
(Wijk bij Duurstede)
 
 
Kingdom of the Lombards
21k
Mediolanum
(Milan)
7k
Genua
(Genoa)
5k
Verona
4k
Regium Lepidi
(Reggio Emilia)
3k
Mantua
3k
Papia
(Pavia)
Kingdom of the Visigoths
18k
Corduba
(Córdoba)
15k
Olisipo
(Lisbon)
11k
Emerita
(Mérida)
11k
Hispalis
(Seville)
10k
Malaca
(Málaga)
10k
Portus Cale
(Porto)
10k
Toletum
(Toledo)
5k
Septa
(Ceuta)
5k
Seritium
(Jerez de la Frontera)
4k
Bracara
(Braga)
4k
Narbona
(Narbonne)
4k
Tarraco
(Tarragona)
3k
Advinge
(Jaén)
3k
Astigi
(Écija)
3k
Balsa
(Tavira)
3k
Carthago Spartaria
(Cartagena)
3k
Legio
(León)
3k
Nemausus
(Nîmes)
3k
Reccopolis
(Zorita de los Canes)
3 Comments
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Level 55
Dec 11, 2023
Other sources:

- An Urban Geography of the Roman World: Benevento - 47 hectares during Lombard times.

- Ceuta's medina stretched for roughly 50 hectares.

- Wikipedia - Dorestad: Dorestad - Roughly 30 hectares

- Emporia and the Roots of Market Mercantilism in the Early Middle Ages: Quentovic - 35 hectares

- Wikipedia - Reccopolis: Reccopolis - 30 hectares

Density of 100 per hectares used for all city population calculated through these sources.

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Level 69
Dec 13, 2023
Nice quiz,

Thank you

Vienna’s spot looks in the wrong place, I’m not sure if its my phone’s browser but given the low number of right answers for Vienna, it could be more widespread

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Level 55
Dec 13, 2023
Thanks! Because that's actually a different Vienna. It's the modern-day city of Vienne in France that just so happened to be known as "Vienna" in the Latin language.