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Paris, the French capital, is producing a Worker.

The Capital CapitalGold4.png in Civilization IV is the primary city of your civilization's empire, characterized by the existence of its Palace.

Capital functions[]

The first city that your starting Settler unit has constructed becomes your Capital (with a free Palace), until you decide to build a new Palace in another city, which causes that city to replace your existing Capital, and your Palace to be moved to that city.

Secondary capital[]

A city which contains the Forbidden Palace National Wonder or the Versailles Great Wonder will become a capital for the purposes of maintenance. The city banner will show the following icon: CapitalSilver4.png. Cities nearby these "secondary" capitals will have a reduced maintenance penalty from distance. Secondary capitals do not benefit from the increased Commerce Coin (Civ4).png or Production Hammer (Civ4).png from Bureaucracy.

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