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Biggest Cities of the Frankish Empire with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of the Carolingian Empire with an estimated population of over 3,000 in 843 AD, before the partitions of the Treaty of Verdun?
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Population figures are based off this dataset by Dr. E. Buringh, 3000 Years of Urban Growth by Tertius Chandler and Gerald Fox and 4000 Years of Urban Growth: An Historical Census by Tertius Chandler.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
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Population
Cities
45k
Roma
(Rome)
27k
Verona
27k
Mediolanum
(Milan)
22k
Papia
(Pavia)
20k
Beneventum
(Benevento)
20k
Mettis
(Metz)
20k
Mogontiacum
(Mainz)
20k
Parisius
(Paris)
20k
Spira
(Speyer)
20k
Turonum
(Tours)
18k
Colonia
(Cologne)
18k
Durocortorum
(Reims)
18k
Ratisbona
(Regensburg)
17k
Augusta Treverorum
(Trier)
15k
Laudunum
(Laon)
14k
Lugdunum
(Lyon)
13k
Rotomagus
(Rouen)
13k
Wormatia
(Worms)
12k
Aurelianum
(Orléans)
12k
Patavium
(Padua)
12k
Ravenna
11k
Arelate
(Arles)
11k
Pictavis
(Poitiers)
10k
Barium
(Bari)
10k
Condate Redonum
(Rennes)
10k
Forum Alieni
(Ferrara)
10k
Pruvinum
(Provins)
10k
Tolosa
(Toulouse)
Population
Cities
7k
Bononia
(Bologna)
7k
Burdigala
(Bordeaux)
7k
Genua
(Genoa)
6k
Aquis
(Aachen)
6k
Florentia
(Florence)
6k
Mantua
6k
Massalia
(Marseille)
5k
Augusta Vindelicorum
(Augsburg)
5k
Brixia
(Brescia)
5k
Dorestate
(Wijk bij Duurstede)
5k
Narbo
(Narbonne)
5k
Nemetacum
(Arras)
5k
Quentovic
(La Calotterie)
4k
Autessiodurum
(Auxerre)
4k
Avaricum
(Bourges)
4k
Barcino
(Barcelona)
4k
Barulum
(Barletta)
4k
Bergomum
(Bergamo)
4k
Cremona
4k
Durocatalaunum
(Châlons-en-Champagne)
4k
Forum Livii
(Forlì)
4k
Luca
(Lucca)
4k
Mutina
(Modena)
4k
Nemausus
(Nîmes)
4k
Parma
4k
Perusia
(Perugia)
4k
Pisae
(Pisa)
4k
Pistoria
(Pistoia)
Population
Cities
4k
Placentia
(Piacenza)
4k
Regium Lepidi
(Reggio Emilia)
4k
Sena Iulia
(Siena)
4k
Senones
(Sens)
4k
Solva
(Esztergom)
4k
Turnacum
(Tournai)
4k
Vienna
(Vienne)
4k
Weniam
(Vienna)
3k
Aesis
(Iesi)
3k
Ambianum
(Amiens)
3k
Anicium
(Le Puy-en-Velay)
3k
Ancona
3k
Andecavis
(Angers)
3k
Anxacum
(Lanciano)
3k
Aquincum
(Óbuda, Budapest)
3k
Ariminium
(Rimini)
3k
Arretium
(Arezzo)
3k
Augusta Viromanduorum
(Saint-Quentin)
3k
Augustodunum
(Autun)
3k
Augustoritum
(Limoges)
3k
Basilea
(Basel)
3k
Bergheim
(Heidelberg)
3k
Cadonum
(Caen)
3k
Caesaromagus
(Beauvais)
3k
Caesena
(Cesena)
3k
Camaracum
(Cambrai)
3k
Candia
(Ghent)
Population
Cities
3k
Carcaso
(Carcassonne)
3k
Carnutum
(Chartres)
3k
Civitas Namnetum
(Nantes)
3k
Fanum Sancti Geminiani
(San Gimignano)
3k
Faventia
(Faenza)
3k
Forum Cornelli
(Imola)
3k
Gerunda
(Girona)
3k
Hoius
(Huy)
3k
Lausanna
(Lausanne)
3k
Lupiae
(Lecce)
3k
Melphis
(Melfi)
3k
Modoetia
(Monza)
3k
Mons Silicis
(Monselice)
3k
Noiordo
(Niort)
3k
Novum Comum
(Como)
3k
Petragoricus
(Périgueux)
3k
Praga
(Prague)
3k
Reate
(Rieti)
3k
Salernum
(Salerno)
3k
Silvium
(Gravina in Puglia)
3k
Strateburgum
(Strasbourg)
3k
Tarentum
(Taranto)
3k
Tarvisium
(Treviso)
3k
Tricassium
(Troyes)
3k
Urbs Vetus
(Orvieto)
3k
Vesontio
(Besançon)
3k
Vicetia
(Vicenza)
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Level 66
Mar 7, 2022
Great!
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Level 55
Mar 7, 2022
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