Historical Largest Cities of the World

Memphis (3100 BCE)
Akkad (2240 BC)
Lagash (2075 BC)
Ur (2030 BC)
Thebes (1980 BC)
Babylon (1770 BC)
Avaris (1670 BC)
Memphis (1557 BC)
Thebes (1400 BC)
Nineveh (668 BC)
Babylon (612 BC)
Pataliputra (300 BC)
Changan (195 BC)
Rome (100 CE)
Constantinople (340 CE)
Ctesiphon (570)
Changan (Xi'an) (637)
Baghdad (775)
Cordova (935)
Kaifeng (1013)
Constantinople (Istanbul) (1127)
Merv (Mary) (1145)
Constantinople (Istanbul) (1153)
Fez (Fes) (1170)
Hangzhou (1180)
Cairo (1315)
Hangzhou (1348)
Nanking (1358)
Beijing (1425)
Constantinople (Istanbul) (1650)
Beijing (1710)
London (1825)
New York (1925)
Tokyo (1965)
Alexandria (320)