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View Poll Results: How many years?
less than 100 14 2.81%
100-200 49 9.84%
200-300 32 6.43%
300-400 36 7.23%
400-500 50 10.04%
500-600 19 3.82%
600-700 19 3.82%
700-800 38 7.63%
800-900 24 4.82%
900-1,000 30 6.02%
1,000-1,500 52 10.44%
1,500-2,000 20 4.02%
more than 2,000 115 23.09%
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Old August 26th, 2016, 09:40 AM   #201
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Delhi (around 3000BC)

First city in Delhi - Indraprastha - is believed to be established around 3000-2800 BC, as written in Indian epic Mahabharata and confirmed from the excavated things in Purana Qila(pic).

After that several settlements were established in and around the region. Most famous of them were Siri, Tughlakabad, Shahjanabad, Lutyens Delhi.

bara-darwaza-interior by Anuj Mittal, on Flickr
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Old October 1st, 2016, 12:04 AM   #202
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My city is just a bit older than 200. It grew on the shadows of two much more powerful cities, 's-Hertogenbosch and Breda, both having being seat of duchies in the past.
I think that's the same city as mine, it has been 207 years the city status is official but it was already almost completely ceremonial from day one. The French gave it to us just like they gave us freedom of religion the northerners always pretended to have. It took many years before the rows and triangles of herds were smashed together, as industry filled up the in between laying grassland.

And it took us to the interwar period when we reached 100,000 inhabitants. And the village existed for centuries, more like eight of them.

It is still the youngest city of its size here, but Almere (1976) keeps chasing us though new predictions for 2030 are still in favour of Tilburg.
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