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Population is a measure of the number of citizens living in a city in Civilization Revolution. Cities with a large population can support a larger workforce and will therefore be more productive than cities with a small population.

The maximum population for a city is 31. Training Settlers in a city reduces its population by 2 (or 1 if you've selected Republic as your government). These Settlers can then be used to found a new city, or sent to an existing city to increase its population.


Population growth is a mechanic that affects all your settlements. Your settlement's population will grow faster depending on how many Food tiles you are farming. As your population grows, you will have more workers to farm Resources.

Building the Hanging Gardens of Babylon in a city will instantly increase its population by 50% (rounded up, but never exceeding the maximum of 31).

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