What was the relatively most populous city in history?
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YearCity PopulationWorld Population%
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Name
Morris (2010)
Modelski (2003)
Chandler (1987)
Chandler & Fox (1974)
Average
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-200Alexandria300,000.0060,000.00180,000.00190,500,000.000.09%
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0Rome1,000,000.00800,000.00900,000.00224,257,386.250.40%
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180 - 200
Rome1,000,000.001,200,000.00600,000.00800,000.00900,000.00216,103,184.330.42%
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400Rome800,000.00800,000.00800,000.00201,636,611.330.40%
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700Chang'an1,000,000.001,000,000.00800,000.001,000,000.00950,000.00214,278,337.330.44%
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1300Hangzhou800,000.001,500,000.00432,000.00432,000.00791,000.00376,880,706.400.21%
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1800Beijing1,100,000.001,100,000.001,100,000.001,100,000.001,100,000.00930,259,757.860.12%
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1900London6,600,000.006,500,000.006,480,000.006,480,000.006,515,000.001,627,783,664.330.40%
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2010
Tokyo (metropolitan)
37,800,000.006,891,518,921.000.55%
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