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Biggest Cities of British India with a Map (50k+)

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of India under British rule with a population of over 50,000 in 1921?
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Population figures according to the Census of India of 1921.
Several of these cities have since been absorbed into larger cities.
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Last updated: January 24, 2023
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Population
Cities
1,175,914
Bombay
907,851
Calcutta
526,911
Madras
404,187
Hyderabad
341,962
Rangoon
304,420
Delhi
281,781
Lahore
274,007
Ahmedabad
240,566
Lucknow
237,496
Bangalore
216,883
Karachi
216,436
Cawnpore
214,796
Poona
198,447
Benares
195,301
Howrah
185,532
Agra
160,218
Amritsar
157,220
Allahabad
148,917
Mandalay
145,193
Nagpore
141,735
Srinagar
138,894
Madurai
Population
Cities
129,459
Bareilly
122,609
Meerut
120,422
Trichinopoly
120,207
Jeypore
119,976
Patna
119,581
Sholapur
119,450
Dacca
117,434
Surat
113,684
Gwalior
113,512
Ajmer
108,793
Jubbulpore
104,452
Peshawar
101,142
Rawalpindi
94,712
Baroda
93,091
Indore
87,682
Kolar Gold Fields
84,806
Multan
83,951
Mysore
82,671
Moradabad
82,334
Calicut
81,838
Hyderabad
80,387
Lashkar
Population
Cities
80,003
Imphal
76,236
Ambala
73,480
Jodhpur
73,156
Rampur
72,784
Trivandrum
72,616
Shahjahanpur
71,008
Jullundur
70,619
Sialkot
69,410
Bikaner
69,206
Hubli
68,878
Bhagalpur
67,562
Gaya
67,372
Maniktala
67,360
Jamshedpur
66,963
Aligarh
66,423
Jhansi
65,788
Coimbatore
65,609
Bhatpara
64,351
Ferozepore
62,451
Titagarh
62,261
Saharanpur
61,880
Ludhiana
Population
Cities
61,376
Conjeeveram
61,301
Moulmein
60,700
Kumbakonam
59,913
Tanjore
59,392
Bhavnagar
57,985
Gorakhpur
56,620
Cossipore
55,594
Kolhapur
55,503
Shikarpur
54,016
Negapatam
53,877
Mangalore
53,791
Rajahmundry
53,783
Tinnevelly
53,700
Darbhanga
53,348
Cocanada
52,840
Mathura
52,244
Salem
51,567
Farrukhabad
51,007
Cuttack
50,527
Cuddalore
50,210
Vellore
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Level 65
Jan 24, 2023
Pretty surprising that only one cracks a million.
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Level 40
Jan 24, 2023
Pedantic point that doesn't affect the results, but the map shows Sikkim as part of the Raj when, like Bhutan, it was separate.
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Level 60
Jan 25, 2023
idk if you're taking quiz ideas, but if so, I have one: Countries of the World in 430 BC. I dont know if it would be too hard, But i would play it
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Level 58
Apr 15, 2023
I've been looking through Indian censuses and we found the same site lol