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Biggest Cities of Asia in 800 AD with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of Asia in 800 AD?
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Population
Cities
700k
Baghdad
600k
Chang'an
(Xi'an)
300k
Dongdu
(Luoyang)
200k
Heian-kyo
(Kyoto)
100k
Anuradhapura
100k
Basra
100k
Heijo
(Nara)
100k
Lhasa
100k
Muhammadiyyah
(Ray, Tehran)
100k
Sri Ksetra
(Pyay)
90k
Bardha'a
(Barda)
85k
Suzhou
85k
Wuchang
(Wuhan)
Population
Cities
80k
Kanyakubja
(Kannauj)
80k
Mecca
75k
Chengdu
75k
Samarah
(Samarkand)
75k
Yangjumie
(Dali Town)
70k
Guangling
(Yangzhou)
70k
Pataliputra
(Patna)
70k
Qiantang
(Hangzhou)
70k
Thirualavai
(Madurai)
65k
Damascus
65k
Kufa
60k
Anbar
(Fallujah)
60k
Kucha
(Kuqa)
Population
Cities
60k
Mansura
(Sanghar)
55k
Bayt al-Maqdis
(Jerusalem)
55k
Bian
(Kaifeng)
55k
Marw al-Shahijan
(Mary)
50k
Geumseong
(Gyeongju)
50k
Kaisaraia
(Kayseri)
50k
Kanchi
(Kanchipuram)
50k
Shengzhou
(Nanjing)
50k
Turpan
45k
Banaras
(Varanasi)
45k
Elapura
(Ellora)
45k
Guangzhou
Population
Cities
45k
Indrapura
(Kampong Cham)
45k
Jayapuram
(Androth)
45k
Madinat al-Sufriyyah
(Bukhara)
45k
Shule
(Kashgar)
45k
Ujjayini
(Ujjain)
40k
Abarshahr
(Nishapur)
40k
Al-Sus
(Shush)
40k
Anahilapataka
(Patan)
40k
Ankyra
(Ankara)
40k
Bezawada
(Vijayawada)
40k
Hongzhou
(Nanchang)
40k
Qirmasin
(Kermanshah)
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