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Biggest Cities of Ming China in 1500 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of the Chinese Empire under the Ming dynasty with an estimated population of over 25,000 in 1500 AD?
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Population figures are based off 4000 Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census by Tertius Chandler.
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Population
City
672k
Beijing
250k
Hangzhou
150k
Guangzhou
147k
Nanjing
127k
Xi'an
122k
Suzhou
85k
Chengdu
83k
Fuzhou
80k
Kaifeng
64k
Wuchang
Population
City
61k
Taiyuan
60k
Quanzhou
60k
Yangzhou
55k
Xuzhou
50k
Kunming
50k
Nanchang
40k
Jiujiang
39k
Jinan
38k
Zhenjiang
35k
Changsha
Population
City
35k
Huaiyin
33k
Changzhou
31k
Dali
31k
Jingdezhen
30k
Hanzhong
30k
Nanning
30k
Ningbo
30k
Shaoxing
30k
Tianjin
29k
Liaoyang
Population
City
29k
Xiangtan
29k
Xiangyang
27k
Chongqing
27k
Luzhou
27k
Shenyang
25k
Baoding
25k
Fengxiang
25k
Jiangling
25k
Jining
25k
Wuzhou
1 Comments
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Level 55
Apr 24, 2023
Note: Source indicates that Changchun was sitting at a population of 35k. This is a printing error, as at the time it was only minor and insignificant village and the city wasn't officially established until way later in 1800.