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Biggest Cities of the Mongol Empire with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the most populous cities of the Mongol Empire with an estimated population of over 20,000 in 1288?
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Population figures are based off this dataset by Dr. E. Buringh, La population des villes européennes, 800-1850 by Paul Bairoch, 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.
Some of these cities do not exist anymore.
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Last updated: August 25, 2022
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Population
City
430k
Khinzai
(Hangzhou)
400k
Khanbaliq
(Beijing)
150k
Guangzhou
120k
Chang'an
(Xi'an)
100k
Dali
100k
Sarai-Batu
(Selitrennoye)
100k
Tabriz
95k
Jiankang
(Nanjing)
90k
Bianliang
(Kaifeng)
90k
Suzhou
85k
Wuchang
(Wuhan)
85k
Yangzhou
80k
Quanzhou
70k
Fuzhou
70k
Sivas
70k
Tiflis
(Tbilisi)
65k
Shangrao
60k
Isfahan
Population
City
60k
Trebizond
(Trabzon)
55k
Chengdu
50k
Aksu
50k
Basra
50k
Hormuz
50k
Iryai
(Yinchuan)
50k
Jingdezhen
50k
Kashgar
50k
Kayseri
50k
Kunming
50k
Luoyang
50k
Shiraz
50k
Taiyuan
45k
Dongningfu
(Pyongyang)
45k
Ganhua
(Xuzhou)
45k
Konya
45k
Mosul
45k
Panduranga
(Phan Rang)
Population
City
45k
Xiangyang
40k
Baghdad
40k
Diyarbakır
40k
Kerman
40k
Lanzhou
40k
Longxing
(Nanchang)
40k
Ningbo
40k
Novgorod
(Nizhny Novgorod)
40k
Srinagar
40k
Taizhou
40k
Thăng Long
(Hanoi)
40k
Turpan
40k
Vijaya
(An Nhơn)
40k
Yazd
40k
Yongzhou
(Nanning)
35k
Novgorod
(Veliky Novgorod)
35k
Songjiang
35k
Tarnovo
(Veliko Tarnovo)
Population
City
35k
Zhenjiang
30k
Bolgar
30k
Edessa
(Şanlıurfa)
30k
Gaegyeong
(Kaesong)
30k
Jiahe
(Jiaxing)
30k
Jinan
30k
Karakorum
30k
Kashan
30k
Kazan
30k
Lhasa
30k
Moscow
30k
Qocho
30k
Samarkand
30k
Shaoxing
30k
Soldaia
(Sudak)
30k
Vladimir
25k
Bukhara
25k
Herat
Population
City
25k
Kish
25k
Shenyang
25k
Smolensk
25k
Tripoli
25k
Tver
20k
Alba Bulgarica
(Belgrade)
20k
Derbent
20k
Hamadan
20k
Maragheh
20k
Nishapur
20k
Plovdiv
20k
Preslav
(Veliki Preslav)
20k
Pskov
20k
Qrim
(Staryi Krym)
20k
Sredets
(Sofia)
20k
Suceava
20k
Wasit
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Level 67
Mar 28, 2022
Man, the Mongols conquered Hainan so brutally they destroyed the entire island! /s :3
+2
Level 55
Mar 28, 2022
Whoops.
+2
Level 78
Mar 28, 2022
Could Caffa and Kaffa be accepted for Theodosia?
+2
Level 55
Mar 28, 2022
Done.