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Biggest Cities of the Byzantine Empire in 1453 - Under Constantine XI

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of the Byzantine Empire with an estimated population of over 2,000 in 1453 AD?
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Population figures are (mostly) based off 4000 Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census by Tertius Chandler and this dataset by Dr. E. Buringh. Other estimates based off the size of respective settlements in hectares.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
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Last updated: March 23, 2024
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Pop.
City
45k
Constantinople
(Istanbul)
35k
Athens
10k
Monemvasia
6k
Mystras
4k
Glarentza
(Kyllini)
4k
Patras
3k
Kalamata
3k
Kalavryta
3k
Mesembria
(Nesebar)
Pop.
City
3k
Pyrgos
(Burgas)
3k
Sozopolis
(Sozopol)
2k
Anchialos
(Pomorie)
2k
Bizye
(Vize)
2k
Corinth
2k
Megara
2k
Piraeus
2k
Selymbria
(Silivri)
2k
Thebes
3 Comments
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Level 55
Apr 12, 2023
This would be mere months before the end of the Eastern Roman Empire, although the Roman vassal state of the Duchy of Athens would only fall by 1458 and the appanage territory of the Despotate of the Morea would persist until 1460, with the final resistance ending as late as July 1461 with its final conquest by the Ottomans.

Rump states of the Roman state would also remain for a few more years, e.g. the Empire of Trebizond (ended 1461) and the Principality of Theodoro (ended 1475), both also falling to the Ottoman Empire.

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Level 67
Feb 12, 2024
Dont cry because its over, smile because it happened
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Level 69
Mar 24, 2024
I thought this was going to be a meme quiz with Constantinople as the only answer lol