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Biggest Cities of Qing China in 1800 with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of the Chinese Empire under the Qing dynasty with an estimated population of over 20,000 in 1800 AD?
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Population figures are based off 4000 Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census by Tertius Chandler.
Some of these cities do not exist anymore.
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Population
City
1,1m
Beijing
800k
Guangzhou
387k
Hangzhou
243k
Suzhou
224k
Xi'an
164k
Jingdezhen
160k
Wuchang
130k
Fuzhou
130k
Tianjin
124k
Foshan
97k
Chengdu
90k
Lanzhou
90k
Shanghai
85k
Changsha
80k
Kaifeng
80k
Ningbo
75k
Xuzhou
65k
Guiyang
65k
Jinan
65k
Xiamen
65k
Yangzhou
60k
Rehe
Population
City
60k
Taiwanfu
60k
Yinchuan
60k
Zhenjiang
55k
Xiangtan
53k
Chongqing
50k
Hanzhong
50k
Jiangning
50k
Kashgar
50k
Lhasa
47k
Huaiyin
47k
Wuzhou
46k
Kunming
45k
Ningyuan
45k
Tongzhou
45k
Wuhu
43k
Quanzhou
40k
Chaozhou
40k
Dihua
40k
Taiyuan
40k
Yarkand
39k
Ganzhou
39k
Jiangling
Population
City
39k
Xiangyang
38k
Guilin
37k
Jilin
36k
Changzhou
36k
Dali
36k
Guihua
36k
Linqing
36k
Nanchang
36k
Shashi
35k
Baoding
35k
Datong
35k
Pingliang
35k
Tai'an
31k
Anqing
31k
Changde
31k
Jiaxing
31k
Jiaying
31k
Jieyang
31k
Liaoyang
31k
Nanning
31k
Taipehfu
31k
Wenzhou
Population
City
31k
Wuxi
30k
Changchun
30k
Jining
30k
Mukden
30k
Shaoxing
27k
Henanfu
26k
Fengxiang
26k
Hengzhou
26k
Jingyang
26k
Xining
25k
Dinghai
25k
Wanxian
25k
Yichang
23k
Liangzhou
21k
Hezhou
21k
Huzhou
21k
Laiyang
21k
Xiangshan
21k
Yanping
20k
Songjiang
20k
Zhapu
5 Comments
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Level 35
Jan 1, 2023
60% amazing Quiz I could have gotten some more but well 60% is an amazing result. Thank you for this fun and enjoyable quiz!
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Level 66
Nov 19, 2023
Interesting! Like it
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Level 37
Mar 26, 2024
I believe all of these places still exist today only that not being the center of its region. Others were struck hard through times such as Zhapu being destroyed in the Opiam War.
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Level 37
Mar 26, 2024
Would like to see the cities-not-anymore labeled though.
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Level 55
Mar 26, 2024
Might not be complete, but here's a couple:

Wuchang - Later merged with Hankou and Hanyang to form Wuhan in 1927.

Songjiang - Annexed to Shanghai in 1958.