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Most Populous Countries - 1000 AD

Name the modern-day countries whose current territory had the highest population in the year 1000.
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Last updated: September 06, 2017
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Population
Country
73 m
India
58 m
China
9 m
Bangladesh
7 m
Turkey
6 m
Mexico
6 m
Japan
5 m
France
5 m
Indonesia
4 m
Egypt
Population
Country
4 m
Iran
4 m
Italy
4 m
Nigeria
4 m
Pakistan
4 m
Spain
3 m
Germany
3 m
Peru
3 m
Sudan
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level 70
Sep 7, 2017
I was assuming the tied scores were in alphabetic order, so Mexico/Japan got me into trouble.
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level 58
Sep 7, 2017
Shouldn't Japan be 7 m? If I got it right you counted the dots on the sources map that each stand for a million People. At first it looks like Japan has 6 but if you zoom in you see 7.
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level 49
Feb 9, 2018
Didn't expect Bangladesh to be this high. Also surprised to see india and china so far above the pack.
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level 53
Feb 9, 2018
Hey, you want to have a billion people? Gotta start early.
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level 58
Feb 9, 2018
A lot of these countries were about to lose a LOT of people. I would like to see this quiz, but around 1400.
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level 72
Feb 9, 2018
Wow. Bangladesh's current population seems slightly less insane when you see they were the 3rd largest country in the world 1000 years ago.
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level 65
Feb 9, 2018
Frig, why on earth do I keep forgetting Spain on these quizzes?
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level 59
Feb 9, 2018
I was expecting names of the countries that actually existed in 1000AD (holy Roman Empire, Byzantine empire, etc).
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level 44
Feb 9, 2018
That's where I started, then guessed Italy and Turkey...