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Great Britain and Ireland.

--The census of Great Britain and Ireland for 1861, recently published, shows the population of the cities and towns, containing above 80,000 inhabitants, to be as follows: London 2,803,989; Liverpool and Birkenhead 495,587; Manchester and Salford 460,423; Glasgow 394,864; Birmingham 296,076; Dublin 258,328; Leeds, 207,165; Sheffield 285,172; Edinburg 168,121; Bristol 154,093; Wolverhampton 147,676; Plymouth and Davenport 127,382; Newcastle 109,108; Bradford 106,218; Cork 101,534; Stoke 101,207; Hull 97,661; Portsmouth 94,799; Oldham 93,344; Dundee 90,417; Brighton 87,317; Sunderland 85,797; Merthyr Tydvil 83,875; Preston 83,985. No country in the world, out of Asia, contains so many large cities as the British Isles.

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