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City = Baghdad
Time = 800

City Year Size Size Comment Year Comment Author Title Location
Baghdad700 50,000"under 100,000"George ModelskiWorld Cities -3000 to 2000p55
Ctesiphon737 18,500"btw 15,000 and 22,000"Colin McEvedyThe New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History ISBN 0-14-051249-7
Baghdad763 100,000passed for the 1st timeTertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp541
Baghdad775becomes largest in the world overtaking ChanganTertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp525
Baghdad800 700,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp70
Baghdad800 700,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp467
Baghdad800 700,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp528
Baghdad800 700,000Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp531
Baghdad800 700,000George ModelskiWorld Cities -3000 to 2000p55
Baghdad850 1,000,000btw 775 and 935Tertius ChandlerFour thousand years of urban growthp525