Persian cities are cities that can be founded by the Persian civilization in Civilization VI and its expansions. The first city founded is the Capital6 Capital, and the names of future cities are chosen at random from the list below.

The names listed are default names; players can change their cities' names if they choose.

Capital: Pasargadae

Possible City Names:

City Name Notes
Susa Important city in the Near East
Hagmatana Medes' capital in the late 8th century BC chosen by Deioces
Tarsus Fourth Largest metropolitan area in Turkey
Bakhtri Region in Iran
Sparda Satrap also known as Lydia
Gordian Site of the Gordian Knot; should actually be named "Gordium"
Tushpa 9th-century BC capital of Urartu
Ray Capital of Rey County
Zranka Administrative division of the Achaemenid Empire
Shahr-i Qumis Capital of the Parthian Arsacid dynasty by 200 BCE
Parsa Persepolis; Ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire
Halicarnassus Home of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus
Ispahan Former Persian Capital
Tyaiy Drayahya Town in Anatolia, Turkey
Mazaka Seat of Kayseri Province
Haraiva Third largest city in Afghanistan
Anashan One of the main cities in the Elamite Region
Pushkalavati Capital of the Gandhara Kingdom
Pura Capital of Iranshahr County
Taxila Home to one of the earliest universities
Bukhara Fifth largest city in Uzbekistan
Ganzak Possible seat of the Satrap of Media
Marakanda Capital of the Sogdian Satrap
Thapsacus Ancient town in the bank of the Euphrates
Istakhr Capital of the Sasanian Empire from 224 to 226 CE
Artashat Ancient Armenian Capital
Izki Oldest town in Oman
Borazjan Capital of Dashtestan County
Cyra Derivative of the Persian Kureish a name that is believed to be from the Persian Khur, a name for the sun
Toprak Qala Capital of the Khorezm Culture
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