History Main / NewNeoCity

24th Oct '17 6:53:50 PM nombretomado
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* A rather literal example is with New Taipei City, which is not the same city as Taipei the capital of Taiwan and in fact both completely surrounds it and is more populous. It was formerly known as Taipei County (still a separate legal entity from Taipei) but got upgraded to the status of special municipality in 2010 and took the current name so that [[OneSteveLimit there weren't two cities called Taipei, one of which is the capital and one isn't]]. Its offical name in Mandarin is Xinbei ("New North"), which just plays into this trope again ("Taipei", or "Taibei" if you go strictly by [[ChineseLanguage Hanyu Pinyin]], translates as "Tai(wan's) North"[[note]]Many of Taiwan's cities are similarly unimaginatively named - there's also Taichung (Taiwan Middle), Tainan (Taiwan South), and Taitung (Taiwan East)[[/note]]). (There had been discussions about just merging the two into one large municipality along with Keelung, but the City and the County were governed by opposing sides of the two main political rivals in Taiwanese politics so we get the previous.)

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* A rather literal example is with New Taipei City, which is not the same city as Taipei the capital of Taiwan and in fact both completely surrounds it and is more populous. It was formerly known as Taipei County (still a separate legal entity from Taipei) but got upgraded to the status of special municipality in 2010 and took the current name so that [[OneSteveLimit there weren't two cities called Taipei, one of which is the capital and one isn't]]. Its offical official name in Mandarin is Xinbei ("New North"), which just plays into this trope again ("Taipei", or "Taibei" if you go strictly by [[ChineseLanguage [[UsefulNotes/ChineseLanguage Hanyu Pinyin]], translates as "Tai(wan's) North"[[note]]Many of Taiwan's cities are similarly unimaginatively named - there's also Taichung (Taiwan Middle), Tainan (Taiwan South), and Taitung (Taiwan East)[[/note]]). (There had been discussions about just merging the two into one large municipality along with Keelung, but the City and the County were governed by opposing sides of the two main political rivals in Taiwanese politics so we get the previous.)
22nd Oct '17 5:04:05 PM Crino37
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* The city of Huambo in Angola was formely known as Nova Lisboa (New Lisbon), named after Lisboa (Lisbon), the capital of Portugal.
3rd Oct '17 1:55:07 AM KnightofLsama
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** On the whole, Australia tends to avert this. Partly because many of the "New" names had already been taken by the (at the time) newly formed United States. Instead many places such as [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perth Perth]], [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_of_Ipswich Ipswich]] and [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle,_New_South_Wales Newcastle]] (to name but a few), are named directly [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perth,_Scotland for their]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ipswich British]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle_upon_Tyne counterparts]] with no modifiers.
6th Aug '17 12:58:21 PM Jubileus57
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* ''VideoGame/{{Miitopia}}'' has New Lumos, a [[CyberpunkWithAChanceOfRain rainy futuristic city]], where a multitude of brightly coloured neon lights shine into the [[AlwaysNight perpetual night]].
18th Jul '17 12:28:29 AM Rorosilky5
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* ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam'' has Neo Bowser Castle, the final dungeon.

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* ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam'' and ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiPaperJam'' has Neo Bowser Castle, the final dungeon.
9th Jul '17 3:53:30 PM nombretomado
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* As a matter of fact, Tokyo itself is something of an example, the name translating as "East Capital", in contrast to the country's previous capital, Kyoto ("Capital City"). Nothing happened to Kyoto (in fact, Kyoto fared better than Tokyo, having been spared the devastating fire bombing that Tokyo underwent in WorldWarII), but the city of Edo had become the political center of Japan as early as the 17th century, and the Emperor moved his capital there in 1869, renaming the city Tokyo and making it the official capital.

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* As a matter of fact, Tokyo itself is something of an example, the name translating as "East Capital", in contrast to the country's previous capital, Kyoto ("Capital City"). Nothing happened to Kyoto (in fact, Kyoto fared better than Tokyo, having been spared the devastating fire bombing that Tokyo underwent in WorldWarII), UsefulNotes/WorldWarII), but the city of Edo had become the political center of Japan as early as the 17th century, and the Emperor moved his capital there in 1869, renaming the city Tokyo and making it the official capital.
26th May '17 10:33:33 AM Galle
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Also happens when survivors from a destroyed planet or country resettle somewhere else; in this case, the "New" or "Neo" title is used to describe how the area will be remade into a better version of the old.

Because of the phenomenon of CreatorProvincialism, the city in question will nearly always be [[BigApplesauce New York]] or [[TokyoIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse Tokyo]].

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Also happens when survivors from a destroyed planet Settlers and colonists also frequently use this in order to name new cities, countries, and planets after their homeland, whether the original still exists or country resettle somewhere else; not - in this case, the "New" or "Neo" title is used it's to describe how the area show that their new home will be remade into built in a new, better version of the old.

old. Because of {{Planetville}} tendencies, it's not uncommon to see entire planets named things like "New London".

Because of the phenomenon of CreatorProvincialism, the city in question will nearly always be [[BigApplesauce New York]] or [[TokyoIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse Tokyo]].Tokyo]], although in the first case it's generally PlayedForLaughs, [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment for obvious reasons]].
12th Apr '17 4:28:48 PM Commander_Ysenir
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** In a few levels of ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'' and the entirety of ''VideoGame/Halo3ODST'', the action takes place in New Mombasa, Kenya, a cosmopolitan industrial port city centered around Earth's first space elevator. The more run-down municipalities surrounding New Mombasa are what's left of "Old Mombasa".

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** In a few levels of ''VideoGame/{{Halo 2}}'' and the entirety of ''VideoGame/Halo3ODST'', the action takes place in [[NeoAfrica New Mombasa, Kenya, Kenya,]] a cosmopolitan industrial port city centered around Earth's first space elevator. The more run-down municipalities surrounding New Mombasa are what's left of "Old Mombasa".
16th Mar '17 1:09:17 PM megarockman
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* A rather literal example is with New Taipei City, which is not the same city as Taipei the capital of Taiwan and in fact both completely surrounds it and is more populous. It was formerly known as Taipei County (still a separate legal entity from Taipei) but got upgraded to the status of special municipality in 2010 and took the current name so that [[OneSteveLimit there weren't two cities called Taipei, one of which is the capital and one isn't]]. Its offical name in Mandarin is Xinbei ("New North"), which just plays into this trope again ("Taipei", or "Taibei" if you go strictly by [[ChineseLanguage Hanyu Pinyin]], translates as "Tai(wan's) North"[[note]]Many of Taiwan's cities are similarly unimaginatively named - there's also Taichung (Taiwan Middle), Tainan (Taiwan South), and Taitung (Taiwan East)[[/note]]).
** Since Taipei County is effectively becoming the suburb of Taipei city, people considered merging it with Taipei City and Keelung City altogether ([[WhatTheHellIsChaohu Mainland China do such thing frequently]]) but KMT-DPP rivalary prevented that (At that time the city is pro-KMT and county leaning DPP) so we get the above.

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* A rather literal example is with New Taipei City, which is not the same city as Taipei the capital of Taiwan and in fact both completely surrounds it and is more populous. It was formerly known as Taipei County (still a separate legal entity from Taipei) but got upgraded to the status of special municipality in 2010 and took the current name so that [[OneSteveLimit there weren't two cities called Taipei, one of which is the capital and one isn't]]. Its offical name in Mandarin is Xinbei ("New North"), which just plays into this trope again ("Taipei", or "Taibei" if you go strictly by [[ChineseLanguage Hanyu Pinyin]], translates as "Tai(wan's) North"[[note]]Many of Taiwan's cities are similarly unimaginatively named - there's also Taichung (Taiwan Middle), Tainan (Taiwan South), and Taitung (Taiwan East)[[/note]]).
** Since Taipei County is effectively becoming the suburb of Taipei city, people considered
East)[[/note]]). (There had been discussions about just merging it the two into one large municipality along with Taipei Keelung, but the City and Keelung City altogether ([[WhatTheHellIsChaohu Mainland China do such thing frequently]]) but KMT-DPP rivalary prevented that (At that time the city is pro-KMT and county leaning DPP) County were governed by opposing sides of the two main political rivals in Taiwanese politics so we get the above.previous.)
15th Mar '17 11:37:29 AM GGCrono
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*** Does that mean there was a town called [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment Old Oldtown]]?
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