Chart: World's biggest cities since 4000 B.C.

CHART: The World's Biggest Cities Over Time Since 4000 B.C.

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Dec. 14 2013 9:15 AM

The World's Biggest Cities Over Time Since 4000 B.C.

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The folks at Goldman Sachs just published a massive special report with their analysts' 100 favorite charts. Here's an interesting chart going way back to 4000 BC showing the population of the biggest cities in the western and eastern worlds.

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