Watch as the world's cities rise and fall over nearly 6,000 years
Jun 28, 2016
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Recent research, published in the journal Scientific Nature Data, transcribed and geocoded nearly 6,000 years (from 3700BC to AD2000) of human population data. The report provides a gargantuan resource for scholars hoping to better understand how and why cities rise and fall – and allowed blogger Max Galka to map the changes on a his site Metrocosm.