ALL 10k+ Cities of the Roman Empire with a Map

With the help of a map, can you name the biggest cities with an estimated population of over 10,000 in the Roman Empire at its peak in 117 AD?
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Population figures are based off different approximates according to a bunch of a different sources.
Both historical and modern-day names accepted.
Some of these cities do not exist anymore.
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Population
Cities
Province
1m
Roma
(Rome)
Italia
375k
Alexandria
Aegyptus
225k
Seleucia
Assyria
200k
Antioch ad Orontem
(Antakya)
Syria
150k
Carthago
(Tunis)
Africa Proconsularis
125k
Ptolemais Hermiou
(El Mansha)
Aegyptus
100k
Ctesiphon
(Salman Pak)
Assyria
95k
Caesarea Maritima
(Caesarea)
Judaea
95k
Leptis Magna
(Khoms)
Africa Proconsularis
90k
Memphis
(Mit Rathinah)
Aegyptus
85k
Syracusae
(Syracuse)
Sicilia
80k
Gades
(Cádiz)
Hispania Baetica
73k
Sardis
(Sart)
Asia
71k
Lugdunum
(Lyon)
Gallia Lugdunensis
70k
Ephesus
(Selçuk)
Asia
70k
Korinthos
(Corinth)
Achaia
65k
Troas
(Dalyan)
Asia
60k
Babylon
(Hillah)
Mesopotamia
53k
Puteoli
(Pozzuoli)
Italia
50k
Acragas
(Agrigento)
Sicilia
50k
Athenae
(Athens)
Achaia
50k
Augustodunum
(Autun)
Gallia Lugdunensis
50k
Berytus
(Beirut)
Syria
50k
Pergamon
(Bergama)
Asia
49k
Durocortorum
(Reims)
Gallia Belgica
43k
Caesarea Mauretaniae
(Cherchell)
Mauretania Caesariensis
43k
Londinium
(London)
Brittania
40k
Brundisium
(Brindisi)
Italia
40k
Divodurum Mediomatricorum
(Metz)
Gallia Belgica
40k
Edessa
(Şanlıurfa)
Mesopotamia
40k
Gerasa
(Jerash)
Arabia Petraea
40k
Rhodus
(Rhodes)
Asia
40k
Salona
(Solin)
Dalmatia
38k
Hispalis
(Seville)
Hispania Baetica
35k
Aquileia
Italia
35k
Athribis
(Tell Atrib)
Aegyptus
35k
Augusta Vindelicorum
(Augsburg)
Raetia
35k
Mediolanum
(Milan)
Italia
33k
Apamea
Syria
33k
Capua
Italia
33k
Philippopolis
(Plovdiv)
Thracia
33k
Tanis
(Tell Abu Seifa)
Aegyptus
32k
Ostia Antica
(Ostia)
Italia
32k
Oxyrhynchus
(Al-Bahnasa)
Aegyptus
32k
Philippi
(Filippoi)
Macedonia
31k
Patavium
(Padua)
Italia
30k
Arsinoe
(Faiyum)
Aegyptus
30k
Camulodunum
(Colchester)
Brittania
30k
Corduba
(Córdoba)
Hispania Baetica
30k
Corinium Dobunnorum
(Cirencester)
Brittania
30k
Gela
Sicilia
30k
Hermopolis Magna
(Tall al-Ashmunein)
Aegyptus
30k
Iader
(Zadar)
Dalmatia
30k
Olisipo
(Lisbon)
Hispania Lusitania
30k
Ptolemais
(Tolmeita)
Creta et Cyrenae
30k
Teurnia
(Lendorf)
Noricum
30k
Thessalonica
(Thessaloniki)
Macedonia
29k
Damascus
Syria
29k
Smyrna
(Izmir)
Asia
28k
Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium
(Cologne)
Germania Inferior
28k
Narbo Martius
(Narbonne)
Gallia Narbonensis
28k
Syene
(Aswan)
Aegyptus
27k
Luna
(Luni)
Italia
27k
Ravenna
Italia
26k
Amphissa
(Amfissa)
Achaia
26k
Bubastis
(Zagazig)
Aegyptus
26k
Halicarnassus
(Bodrum)
Asia
26k
Hierapolis
(Pamukkale)
Asia
26k
Zeugma
(Belkis)
Mesopotamia
25k
Avennio Cavarum
(Avignon)
Gallia Narbonensis
25k
Cyrene
(Shahhat)
Creta et Cyrenae
25k
Cyzicus
(Erdek)
Asia
25k
Hadrumetum
(Sousse)
Africa Proconsularis
25k
Seleucia Pieria
(Çevlik)
Syria
24k
Antinoöpolis
(Minya)
Aegyptus
24k
Carnuntum
(Petrozell-Carnuntum)
Pannonia Superior
24k
Cirta
(Constantine)
Africa Proconsularis
24k
Nemausus
(Nîmes)
Gallia Narbonensis
23k
Gortyn
Creta et Cyrenae
23k
Viminacium
(Kostolac)
Moesia Superior
22k
Hibis
(Kharga)
Aegyptus
22k
Nicopolis
(Preveza)
Epirus
21k
Caesarea in Cappadocia
(Kayseri)
Cappadocia
21k
Colonia Pietas Iulia Pola
(Pula)
Italia
21k
Neapolis
(Naples)
Italia
21k
Nicaea
(İznik)
Bithynia et Pontus
21k
Thysdrus
(El Djem)
Africa Proconsularis
21k
Verulamium
(St. Albans)
Brittania
20k
Augusta Raurica
(Augst)
Germania Superior
20k
Aventicum
(Avenches)
Germania Superior
20k
Heracleopolis Magna
(Ihnasiya)
Aegyptus
20k
Laodicea in Syria
(Latakia)
Syria
20k
Salamis
Cyprus
20k
Tolosa
(Toulouse)
Gallia Narbonensis
19k
Aphroditopolis
(Atfih)
Aegyptus
19k
Ulpia Augusta Traiana
(Stara Zagora)
Thracia
18k
Ancyra
(Ankara)
Galatia
18k
Clazomenae
(Urla)
Asia
18k
Nicomedia
(İzmit)
Bithynia et Pontus
18k
Palmyra
Syria
17k
Aquincum
(Budapest)
Pannonia Inferior
17k
Bostra
(Bosra)
Arabia Petraea
17k
Burdigala
(Bordeaux)
Gallia Aquitania
17k
Byzantium
(Istanbul)
Thracia
17k
Pisae
(Pisa)
Italia
17k
Sarmizegetusa
Dacia
17k
Vindobona
(Vienna)
Pannonia Superior
16k
Ovilava
(Wels)
Noricum
16k
Petra
Arabia Petraea
15k
Aelia Capitolina
(Jerusalem)
Judaea
15k
Amisos
(Samsun)
Bithynia et Pontus
15k
Ancona
Italia
15k
Ariminum
(Rimini)
Italia
15k
Arretium
(Arezzo)
Italia
15k
Asculum
(Ascoli Piceno)
Italia
15k
Ateste
(Este)
Italia
15k
Augusta Emerita
(Mérida)
Hispania Lusitania
15k
Augusta Praetoria Salassorum
(Aosta)
Italia
15k
Augustonemetum
(Clermont-Ferrand)
Gallia Aquitania
15k
Barium
(Bari)
Italia
15k
Beneventum
(Benevento)
Italia
15k
Beroea
(Veria)
Macedonia
15k
Bovianum
(Bojano)
Italia
15k
Canusium
(Canosa di Puglia)
Italia
15k
Clunia
Hispania Tarraconensis
15k
Corfinium
(Corfinio)
Italia
15k
Dertona
(Tortona)
Italia
15k
Eporedia
(Ivrea)
Italia
15k
Florentia
(Florence)
Italia
15k
Genua
(Genoa)
Italia
15k
Hadria
(Atri)
Italia
15k
Heraclea ad Latmum
(Kapıkırı)
Asia
15k
Histonium
(Vasto)
Italia
15k
Hydruntum
(Otranto)
Italia
15k
Luceria
(Lucera)
Italia
15k
Massilia
(Marseille)
Gallia Narbonensis
15k
Miletus
(Balat)
Asia
15k
Misenum
(Miseno)
Italia
15k
Mogontiacum
(Mainz)
Germania Superior
15k
Mutina
(Modena)
Italia
15k
Mytilene
Asia
15k
Paestum
Italia
15k
Paphos
Cyprus
15k
Parma
Italia
15k
Placentia
(Piacenza)
Italia
15k
Poetovio
(Ptuj)
Pannonia Superior
15k
Potentia
(Potenza)
Italia
15k
Reate
(Rieti)
Italia
15k
Rhegium Iulii
(Reggio Calabria)
Italia
15k
Rhegium Lepidi
(Reggio Emilia)
Italia
15k
Salernum
(Salerno)
Italia
15k
Samarobriva
(Amiens)
Gallia Belgica
15k
Spoletum
(Spoleto)
Italia
15k
Tarentum
(Taranto)
Italia
15k
Toletum
(Toledo)
Hispania Tarraconensis
15k
Venusia
(Venosa)
Italia
15k
Vercellae
(Vercelli)
Italia
15k
Verona
Italia
15k
Vibo Valentia
Italia
15k
Viroconium Cornoviorum
(Wroxeter)
Brittania
14k
Abydos
(El Balyana)
Aegyptus
14k
Alabastronopolis
(El Hiba)
Aegyptus
14k
Antaeopolis
(Qaw el-Kebir)
Aegyptus
14k
Apis
(Kom el-Hisn)
Aegyptus
14k
Apollonopolis Magna
(Edfu)
Aegyptus
14k
Coptos
(Qift)
Aegyptus
14k
Cusae
(El Quseyya)
Aegyptus
14k
Cynopolis
(Al Qays)
Aegyptus
14k
Diospolis Parva
(Tell el-Balamun)
Aegyptus
14k
Drobeta
(Drobeta-Turnu Severin)
Dacia
14k
Hebenu
(Kom el-Ahmar)
Aegyptus
14k
Heliopolis
(Cairo)
Aegyptus
14k
Hermopolis Mikra
(Damanhur)
Aegyptus
Population
Cities
Province
14k
Hermopolis Parva
(Baqliya)
Aegyptus
14k
Heroonpolis
(Tell al-Maskuta)
Aegyptus
14k
Hierakonpolis
(El Kab)
Aegyptus
14k
Hypselis
(Shutb)
Aegyptus
14k
Knidos
(Yazıköy)
Asia
14k
Leontopolis
(Tell al-Urydam)
Aegyptus
14k
Leontopolis Tanis
(Tell Nebesha)
Aegyptus
14k
Letopolis
(Ausim)
Aegyptus
14k
Lycopolis
(Asyut)
Aegyptus
14k
Mendes
(Tell al-Rub)
Aegyptus
14k
Panopolis
(Akhnim)
Aegyptus
14k
Ptkheka
(Tanta)
Aegyptus
14k
Ptolemais in Phoenicia
(Acre)
Syria
14k
Rusicade
(Skikda)
Africa Proconsularis
14k
Sais
(Sa El-Hagar)
Aegyptus
14k
Sebennytus
(Samannud)
Aegyptus
14k
Tarraco
(Tarragona)
Hispania Tarraconensis
14k
Tentyra
(Dendera)
Aegyptus
14k
Thebes
(Luxor)
Aegyptus
14k
Tiarabya
(Saft El-Hinna)
Aegyptus
14k
Tyros
(Tyre)
Syria
14k
Vindinium
(Le Mans)
Gallia Lugdunensis
14k
Volubilis
(Meknes)
Mauretania Tingitana
14k
Xois
(Sakha)
Aegyptus
13k
Cydonia
(Chania)
Creta et Cyrenae
13k
Dura-Europos
(Al-Salihiyah)
Mesopotamia
13k
Laodicea ad Lycum
(Eskihisar)
Asia
13k
Sicca Veneria
(El Kef)
Africa Proconsularis
12k
Aphrodisias
(Geyre)
Asia
12k
Bononia
(Bologna)
Italia
12k
Catana
(Catania)
Sicilia
12k
Colonia Ulpia Traiana
(Xanten)
Germania Inferior
12k
Heliopolis
(Baalbek)
Syria
12k
Heraclea Pontica
(Karadeniz Ereğli)
Bithynia et Pontus
12k
Thamugadi
(Timgad)
Africa Proconsularis
11k
Aleria
(Aléria)
Sardinia et Corsica
11k
Auzia
(Souk El-Ghozlane)
Mauretania Caesariensis
11k
Carales
(Cagliari)
Sardinia et Corsica
11k
Conimbriga
(Coimbra)
Hispania Lusitania
11k
Dyrrhachium
(Durrës)
Macedonia
11k
Isaura Palaea
(Bozkır)
Cilicia
11k
Margum
(Dubravica)
Moesia Superior
11k
Mediolanum Santonum
(Saintes)
Gallia Aquitania
11k
Olbia
Sardinia et Corsica
11k
Sidon
Syria
11k
Stobi
(Gradsko)
Macedonia
11k
Thugga
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Abrittus
(Razgrad)
Moesia Inferior
10k
Acholla
(Ouled Bousmir)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Aela
(Aqaba)
Arabia Petraea
10k
Aizanoi
(Çavdarhisar)
Asia
10k
Alabanda
(Doğanyurt)
Asia
10k
Althiburos
(Ad Dahmani)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Amathus
Cyprus
10k
Amistris
(Amasra)
Bithynia et Pontus
10k
Ammaedera
(Haïdra)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Anazarbus
Cilicia
10k
Attaleia
(Antalya)
Lycia et Pamphylia
10k
Antiochia in Pisidia
(Yalvaç)
Asia
10k
Apamea Myrlea
(Mudanya)
Bithynia et Pontus
10k
Apamea Cibotus
(Dinar)
Asia
10k
Apulum
(Alba Iulia)
Dacia
10k
Aurasio
(Orange)
Gallia Narbonensis
10k
Arelate
(Arles)
Gallia Narbonensis
10k
Argentoratum
(Strasbourg)
Germania Superior
10k
Argos
Achaia
10k
Artaxata
(Artashat)
Armenia
10k
Augusta Treverorum
(Trier)
Gallia Belgica
10k
Berenice
(Benghazi)
Creta et Cyrenae
10k
Beroea
(Aleppo)
Syria
10k
Bulla Regia
(Jendouba)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Caesarea Philippi
Judaea
10k
Caesarodunum
(Tours)
Gallia Lugdunensis
10k
Calama
(Guelma)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Cartenna
(Ténès)
Mauretania Caesariensis
10k
Carthago Nova
(Cartagena)
Hispania Tarraconensis
10k
Cemenelum
(Nice)
Alpes Maritimae
10k
Chalcis
Achaia
10k
Cibalae
(Vinkovci)
Pannonia Inferior
10k
Cibyra
(Gölhisar)
Asia
10k
Cillium
(Kasserine)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Citium
(Kition)
Cyprus
10k
Colonia
(Aksaray)
Cappadocia
10k
Cotyaion
(Kütahya)
Asia
10k
Cuicul
(Djémila)
Mauretania Caesariensis
10k
Curium
(Kourion)
Cyprus
10k
Diana Veteranorum
(Aïn Zana)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Diocaesarea
(Sepphoris)
Judaea
10k
Doclea
(Podgorica)
Dalmatia
10k
Durostorum
(Silistra)
Moesia Inferior
10k
Dyme
Achaia
10k
Eboracum
(York)
Brittania
10k
Elusa
(Eauze)
Gallia Aquitania
10k
Emesa
(Homs)
Syria
10k
Epidaurus
Achaia
10k
Epiphania
(Hama)
Syria
10k
Forum Iulii
(Fréjus)
Gallia Narbonensis
10k
Gadara
(Umm Qais)
Judaea
10k
Gaza
Judaea
10k
Gigthi
(Boughrara)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Glevum
(Gloucester)
Brittania
10k
Hippo Diarrhytus
(Bizerte)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Hippo Regius
(Annaba)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Icosium
(Algiers)
Mauretania Caesariensis
10k
Ionopolis
(İnebolu)
Bithynia et Pontus
10k
Kerasus
(Giresun)
Cappadocia
10k
Lambaesis
(Tazoult)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Leptiminus
(Lemta)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Lilybaeum
(Marsala)
Sicilia
10k
Lugdunum Convenarum
(Saint-Bertrand-de-Comminges)
Gallia Aquitania
10k
Lutetia Parisiorum
(Paris)
Gallia Lugdunensis
10k
Mactaris
(Maktar)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Madauros
(M'Daourouch)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Magnesia ad Sipylum
(Manisa)
Asia
10k
Megalopolis
(Megalopoli)
Achaia
10k
Meninx
(El Kantara)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Messena
(Messina)
Sicilia
10k
Messene
(Messini)
Achaia
10k
Mursa
(Osijek)
Pannonia Inferior
10k
Myra
(Demre)
Lycia et Pamphylia
10k
Napoca
(Cluj-Napoca)
Dacia
10k
Neapolis
(Nablus)
Judaea
10k
Novae
(Shishtov)
Moesia Inferior
10k
Odessos
(Varna)
Moesia Inferior
10k
Oea
(Tripoli)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Pessinus
(Ballıhisar)
Galatia
10k
Philadelphia
(Alaşehir)
Asia
10k
Piraeus
Achaia
10k
Polemonion
(Fatsa)
Cappadocia
10k
Pompaelo
(Pamplona)
Hispania Tarraconensis
10k
Porthmos
(Aliveri)
Achaia
10k
Prusa
(Bursa)
Bithynia et Pontus
10k
Prusias ad Hypium
(Konuralp)
Bithynia et Pontus
10k
Risinium
(Risan)
Dalmatia
10k
Sabratha
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Sagalassos
(Ağlasun)
Lycia et Pamphylia
10k
Samosata
(Samsat)
Mesopotamia
10k
Savaria
(Szombathely)
Pannonia Superior
10k
Scythopolis
(Beit She'an)
Judaea
10k
Sebaste
(Sebastia)
Judaea
10k
Selinuntis
(Selinunte)
Sicilia
10k
Sexaginta Prista
(Ruse)
Moesia Inferior
10k
Simitthus
(Chemtou)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Sinope
(Sinop)
Bithynia et Pontus
10k
Sirmium
(Sremska Mitrovica)
Pannonia Inferior
10k
Sitifis
(Setif)
Mauretania Caesariensis
10k
Sparta
Achaia
10k
Spalatum
(Split)
Dalmatia
10k
Sufetula
(Sbeitla)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Sullecthum
(Salakta)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Synnada
(Şuhut)
Asia
10k
Tarsus
Cilicia
10k
Thabraca
(Tabarka)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thagaste
(Souk Ahras)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thapsus
(Bekalta)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thelepte
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thenae
(Thyna)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Theveste
(Tébessa)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thuburbo Maius
(El Fahs)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thuburnica
(El Kalâa)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thubursicum Bure
(Téboursouk)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Thubursicum Numidarum
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Tiberias
Judaea
10k
Tingis
(Tangier)
Mauretania Tingitana
10k
Tipasa
(Tipaza)
Mauretania Caesariensis
10k
Trapezus
(Trabzon)
Cappadocia
10k
Tripolis
(Tripoli)
Syria
10k
Troezen
Achaia
10k
Tubusuctu
(El Kseur)
Mauretania Caesariensis
10k
Uthina
(Mornag)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Utica
(Zana)
Africa Proconsularis
10k
Zacynthus
(Zakynthos)
Achaia
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