Biggest cities in Europe by decade

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All of Russia is counted as Europe in this quiz to avoid confusion when sourcing data.
Quiz by TheGeographyGuy
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Last updated: March 16, 2019
First submittedMarch 8, 2019
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Decade
Population
Answer
1950
8,946,000
London
 
7,125,000
Paris
 
5,634,000
Moscow
 
3,913,000
St Petersburg
 
3,112,000
Berlin
 
2,834,000
Milan
 
2,428,000
Amsterdam
 
2,057,000
Madrid
 
1,971,000
Rome
 
1,856,000
Hamburg
1960
9,650,000
London
 
8,487,000
Paris
 
7,192,000
Moscow
 
4,463,000
St Petersburg
 
3,594,000
Milan
 
3,567,000
Berlin
 
2,955,000
Madrid
 
2,591,000
Amsterdam
 
2,381,000
Hamburg
 
2,348,000
Rome
1970
10,372,000
London
 
9,858,000
Paris
 
8,897,000
Moscow
 
4,924,000
St Petersburg
 
4,251,000
Milan
 
4,137,000
Madrid
 
4,000,000
Berlin
 
3,574,000
Barcelona
 
3,361,000
Lyon
 
3,189,000
Vienna
1980
11,243,000
Paris
 
11,000,000
London
 
10,868,000
Moscow
 
5,369,000
Madrid
 
5,325,000
St Petersburg
 
5,000,000
Milan
 
4,599,000
Barcelona
 
4,426,000
Berlin
 
4,034,000
Lyon
 
3,737,000
Vienna
Decade
Population
Answer
1990
13,152,000
Moscow
 
12,847,000
Paris
 
11,581,000
London
 
6,486,000
Madrid
 
5,863,000
Milan
 
5,792,000
St Petersburg
 
5,625,000
Barcelona
 
4,861,000
Berlin
 
4,720,000
Lyon
 
4,416,000
Dusseldorf
2000
15,945,000
Moscow
 
14,358,000
Paris
 
12,124,000
London
 
7,849,000
Madrid
 
6,717,000
Milan
 
6,671,000
Barcelona
 
6,153,000
St Petersburg
 
5,458,000
Lyon
 
5,296,000
Berlin
 
5,131,000
Dusseldorf
2010
18,673,000
Moscow
 
15,497,000
Paris
 
12,569,000
London
 
9,000,000
Madrid
 
7,822,000
Milan
 
7,693,000
Barcelona
 
6,588,000
St Petersburg
 
6,232,000
Lyon
 
5,829,000
Dusseldorf
 
5,673,000
Berlin
2019
20,717,000
Moscow
 
16,658,000
Paris
 
13,000,000
London
 
10,351,000
Madrid
 
8,954,000
Milan
 
8,701,000
Barcelona
 
7,042,000
Lyon
 
6,937,000
St Petersburg
 
6,585,000
Dusseldorf
 
5,999,000
Yekaterinburg
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Level 59
Jul 11, 2019
Wtf, how you counted? Yekaterinburg 6 millions? Ok, than Kyiv 15, Warsaw 13 and Minsk 10
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Level 68
Aug 23, 2019
i thought Yekaterinburg only had like 1 million people. Istanbul? (is on both sides) Lyon 7 mil?
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Level 57
Sep 16, 2020
The majority of istanbul's population is on the Russian side, I tried it too just in case.
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Level 36
Aug 25, 2019
Yeah, I was confused too.
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Level 69
Jan 27, 2020
Lyon over 7 million people?.. I think not. In 2014 it was 2.2 million (metropolitan arean). Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes has 7.8 million people in an area of 69,711 km2..
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Level 45
Oct 14, 2020
Istanbul isn't in Europe?
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Level 32
Nov 17, 2020
That's what I thought, because if you count Russia why not Turkey?
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Level 53
Mar 19, 2022
This quiz definitely has some stuff wrong with it. Good quiz but probably use a different source...