P O P V L V S   R O M A N V S

How many are the Romans?
In its almost 2.800 years of existence, the city had its ups and downs. The number of inhabitants in imperial times has been estimated between 1/1.5 million.  Here is a list from Luciani (Roma Sotterranea):

XIII BC

@ 5.000

VIII - V

80.000

IV

300.000

II

300.000

I

800.000 (400.000)

I AD

1.000.000 (1.500.000)

II

1.500.000

V

500.000

end of V

100.000

VI

100.000

VII

80.000

IX

35.000

1084

15.000

1377

17.000

1527

55.000

1550

60.000

1748

150.000

1800

153.000

1870

226.000

1895

450.000

1950

1.000.000

1980

3.000.000

2001

*2.656.000

 

*municipality of Rome

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P I C T V R E S

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On 24th June 2001 about 1 million Romans celebrated in the Circus Maximus the victory of AS Roma in the Italian football Championship