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A chronological list of the largest cities

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 04, 2006

A chronological list of the largest cities through history. The five most recent cities and when they became the largest: Constantinople (1650), Beijing (1710), London (1825), New York (1925), and Tokyo (1965). The first city over 1 million was Baghdad.

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