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Each Civilization game features playable historic nations, empires, and cultural groups known as civilizations (or "civs" for short). The number of playable civs differs with each game.

Game Appearance   Number per game   Other Games    

Table of Civilizations by game appearance[]

Civilization 1 2 3 4 5 6 Rev Rev2 CTP1 CTP2 Evo
American
Arabian [1]
Assyrian BNW-only.png
Australian [2]
Austrian -[3] GodsKings5 clear.png
Aztec [4]
Babylonian [5] [6] [7]
Brazilian BNW-only.png
Byzantine [8] [5] GodsKings5 clear.png [7]
Canadian GS-Only.png
Carthaginian [1] [9] GodsKings5 clear.png
Celtic [1] [9] GodsKings5 clear.png
Chinese
Cree R&F-Only.png
Cuban
Danish [6]
Dutch
(Netherlands)
[8] [5] GodsKings5 clear.png R&F-Only.png
Egyptian
English
Ethiopian [5] GodsKings5 clear.png [7]
French
Gallic [7]
German
Georgian R&F-Only.png
Gran Colombian [7]
Greek
Hebrew
Hittite [8]
Holy
Roman
[5]
Hungarian GS-Only.png
Hunnic GodsKings5 clear.png
Incan [8] [6] GS-Only.png
Indian
Indonesian BNW-only.png [2]
Irish
Iroquois
Jamaican
Japanese -[10]
Khmer [5] [2]
Kongolese
Korean [1] [9] [6] R&F-Only.png
Macedonian [2]
Malian GS-Only.png
Māori GS-Only.png
Mapuche R&F-Only.png
Mayan [8] [5] GodsKings5 clear.png [7]
Mexican
Mongol [1] [6] R&F-Only.png
Moroccan BNW-only.png
Native
American
[5]
Nicaraguan
Nigerian
Norwegian
Nubian [2]
Ottoman [1] [9] GS-Only.png
Persian [2]
Phoenician GS-Only.png
Polish BNW-only.png [2]
Polynesian [6]
Portuguese [8] [5] BNW-only.png [7]
Roman
Russian
Scottish R&F-Only.png
Scythian
Shoshone BNW-only.png
Siamese
Sioux
Songhai
Spanish [1] [6]
Sumerian [8] [5]
Swedish GodsKings5 clear.png GS-Only.png
Thai
Turkish
Venetian BNW-only.png
Vietnamese [7]
Viking [1] [9]
Welsh
Zulu [9] BNW-only.png R&F-Only.png
Total 14 21 31 34 43 50 16 17 42 41 15

Videos[]

Who_Gets_to_Be_a_CIVILIZATION?_-_Between_the_Lines

Who Gets to Be a CIVILIZATION? - Between the Lines

A documentary on the concept of Civilizations in the game

Reference[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Play the World expansion pack
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Civilization VI DLC
  3. Austria is a hidden civ in Civilization III because of hardcoded civilizations limit in the game. Another civilization must be replaced with Austria to play as them. The first game Austria is an official Civilization is Civilization V: Gods and Kings.
  4. Preorder bonus DLC. Given for free for all players 90 days after game is released so it is considered a part of the original civilizations.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 Beyond the Sword expansion pack
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 Civilization V DLC
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 Introduced in New Frontier Pass
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 Conquests expansion pack
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 Warlords expansion pack
  10. Only on SNES version of the game. Replaces Zulus

GodsKings5 clear.png Valid only in the Gods & Kings expansion pack.
BNW-only.png Valid only in the Brave New World expansion pack.
R&F-Only.png Added in the Rise and Fall expansion pack.
GS-Only.png Added in the Gathering Storm expansion pack.

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