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Biggest Cities of the Abbasid Caliphate with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of the Abbasid Caliphate with an estimated population of over 25,000 at its peak in 850 AD?
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Population figures (mostly) according to 3000 Years of Urban Growth by Tertius Chandler and Gerald Fox and 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
900k
Baghdad
125k
Damascus
125k
Fustat
100k
Alexandria
100k
Basra
100k
Mohammadiya
100k
Nishapur
100k
Samarra
90k
Kairouan
85k
Mecca
75k
Edessa
75k
Samarkand
Population
City
70k
Isfahan
65k
Kufa
60k
Anbar
60k
Mansoura
55k
Al-Quds
55k
Aleppo
55k
Merv
50k
Derbent
50k
Tarsus
50k
Qom
50k
Tiflis
Population
City
45k
Ani
45k
Bukhara
45k
Siraf
40k
Amed
40k
Balkh
40k
Gundeshapur
40k
Kermanshah
40k
Multih
40k
Qift
40k
Qus
35k
Antioch
Population
City
35k
Constantine
35k
Shiraz
30k
Damietta
30k
Mosul
30k
Thatta
30k
Tennis
30k
Tunis
25k
Balarm
25k
Hamadan
25k
Masinah
25k
Wasit
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Level 37
Apr 22, 2022
first lol
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Level 65
May 5, 2022
Nah the Umayyads were first
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Level 24
Aug 29, 2022
the rashiduns lol