Source Data Reference for:

City = Babylon
Time = -500

City Year Size Size Comment Year Comment Author Title Location
Babylon-700 100,000George ModelskiWorld Cities -3000 to 2000p55
Babylon-691 0destroyedTertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp95
Babylon-650 60,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp531
Babylon-650 60,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp460
Babylon-612becomes the largest in the world overtaking NinevehTertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp527
Babylon-600 125,000Ian MorrisSocial Development
Babylon-600 200,000"first over 200,000"under NebuchadnezzarTertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp524
Babylon-600 100,000passed for the 1st timeTertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp541
Babylon-600 200,000George ModelskiWorld Cities -3000 to 2000p55
Babylon-500 200,000George ModelskiWorld Cities -3000 to 2000p55
Babylon-500 150,000Ian MorrisSocial Development
Babylon-430 200,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp461
Babylon-430 200,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp11
Babylon-430 200,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp522
Babylon-430 200,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp531
Babylon-430 300,000"50,000 wives"Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp95
Babylon-400 200,000George ModelskiWorld Cities -3000 to 2000p55
Babylon-400 150,000Ian MorrisSocial Development
Babylon-300 100,000George ModelskiWorld Cities -3000 to 2000p55