World's Largest City: A Progression

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Can you name the world's largest cities throughout history?

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Years as World's Largest CityCityPopulation (Modern Location)
3100 BC - 2240 BC, 1557 - 140030,000+ (Egypt)
2240 - 2075(Iraq)
2075 - 2030(Iraq)
2030 - 198065,000 (Iraq)
1980 - 1770, 1400 - 668(Egypt)
1770 - 1670, 612 - 320(Iraq)
1670 - 1557(Egypt)
668 - 612(Iraq)
320 - 300(Egypt)
300 - 195(India)
195 BC - 25 BC, 637 AD - 775 AD400,000 (China)
25 BC - 340 AD450,000 (Italy)
340 AD - 570, 1127- 1145, 1153 - 1170, 1650 - 1710400,000 (Turkey)
Years as World's Largest CityCityPopulation (Modern Location)
570 - 637(Iraq)
775 - 935700,000 (Iraq)
935 - 1013(Spain)
1013 - 1127400,000 (China)
1145 - 1153200,000 (Turkmenistan)
1170 - 1180(Morocco)
1180 - 1315, 1348 -1358255,000 (China)
1315 - 1348(Egypt)
1358 - 1425487,000 (China)
1425 - 1650, 1710 - 1825600,000 (China)
1825 - 19251,350,000 (UK)
1925 - 19657,774,000 (USA)
1965 - Present23,000,000 (Japan)

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