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* In the distant future of Earth in ComicBook/TheAuthority the entire surface of the planet, from the tallest mountains to the deepest oceans, has been converted and into a city. There people who derive power from urban development like Jack Hawksmoor are essentially Physical Gods and are treated as such.


** In his robot novels, Earth has become a planet of underground or domed "[[CapitalLettersAreMagic Cities]]". There's still wilderness outside, but very few people ever go there, so from the protagonists' point of view, they live on a CityPlanet. In fact, airplanes no longer have windows because most people are agoraphobic and would have panic attacks during flights if they could see outside of the plane. All of this is contrasted by the Spacers, whose worlds have a very low population density and as a result they prefer to live on estates with a lot of open space. This presents a real challenge to the agoraphobic protagonist Elijah when he visits the Spacer Worlds.

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** In his robot novels, Earth has become a planet of underground or domed "[[CapitalLettersAreMagic Cities]]". There's still wilderness outside, but very few people ever go there, so from the protagonists' point of view, they live on a CityPlanet.City Planet. In fact, airplanes no longer have windows because most people are agoraphobic and would have panic attacks during flights if they could see outside of the plane. All of this is contrasted by the Spacers, whose worlds have a very low population density and as a result they prefer to live on estates with a lot of open space. This presents a real challenge to the agoraphobic protagonist Elijah when he visits the Spacer Worlds.



* Cybertron in ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', a machine world from core to surface. The usual food/water/air problems are averted thanks to the population being fully robotic and powered by GreenRocks. The only exception is ''WesternAnimation/BeastMachines'', which shows that Cybertron once supported organic life and ends with the planet transformed into a techno-organic Eden. In most series however, much of the planet is loosely, if at all populated, and it's CityPlanet appearance largely comes from simply being a ''metal'' planet, dotted with semi-independant mega-cities.

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* Cybertron in ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', a machine world from core to surface. The usual food/water/air problems are averted thanks to the population being fully robotic and powered by GreenRocks. The only exception is ''WesternAnimation/BeastMachines'', which shows that Cybertron once supported organic life and ends with the planet transformed into a techno-organic Eden. In most series however, much of the planet is loosely, if at all populated, and it's CityPlanet City Planet appearance largely comes from simply being a ''metal'' planet, dotted with semi-independant mega-cities.



* The city of ''Film/DarkCity'' is a rather unique example - it is a CityPlanet only because it's a world unto itself.

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* The city of ''Film/DarkCity'' is a rather unique example - it is a CityPlanet City Planet only because it's a world unto itself.


** Trantor, capital of the Galactic Empire, is apparently completely covered by urban areas by the time of the ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'' series. Until it's [[PlanetLooters sacked and looted]] into an agrarian world once the Empire falls.
*** In the prequel ''Prelude to Foundation'', it is revealed that the planet is divided into approximately 800 [[DomedHometown domed cities]], each with their own subcultures, with some open space in-between used for transportation, communication, cooling towers, etc. The twenty nearest inhabited planets are all agrarian economies whose primary export market is Trantor. (''Prelude'' can be considered Asimov's attempt to [[{{Reconstruction}} reconstruct]] this trope.)
*** In the ''Foundation'' series Asimov stated that he was drawing a direct historical parallel from Gibbon's ''Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire''. Ancient Rome was then the world's largest metropolis, with a population of over a million people, something which would not be matched again until 19th Century London. Rome was so densely populated that it could not sustain itself off of local agriculture and food was shipped constantly from North Africa (at first from Egypt, later from what is now Tunisia and Algeria--or in other words, [[{{irony}} the old heartland of the Carthaginian Empire]]) to supply the city. Trantor likewise is dependent on imports of food from other planets, a point which becomes historically important in the fall of Trantor as the capital of the Galactic Empire. The final claimants to the title of Emperor are eventually forced to move to another planet, much as the government of the Western Roman Empire relocated to Ravenna during the transition to the Dark Ages.

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Trantor, capital of the Galactic Empire, Empire and [[TerraDeforming one vast city]] (also one of the first depictions of this idea), is apparently completely covered by [[DomedHometown domed urban areas by areas]] during the time start of the ''Literature/{{Foundation}}'' ''Literature/{{Foundation|Series}}'' series. Until it's [[PlanetLooters It persists in this image until it is [[RapePillageAndBurn sacked and looted]] looted]], which begins its transformation into an [[AgriWorld agrarian world once the Empire falls.
*** In the prequel ''Prelude to Foundation'', it is revealed that the
world]]. The planet is [[RecycledInSpace based on Rome]], as described by Creator/EdwardGibbon's ''Literature/TheDeclineAndFallOfTheRomanEmpire''. AncientRome was the world's largest metropolis, with a population of over a million people, something which would not be matched again until 19th Century London. UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire had so many people at the capital that it could not sustain itself with only local agriculture, so food was constantly imported from northern Africa (at first from Egypt, then from what is now Tunisia and Algeria) to supply the city. The seat of government was forced to relocate to Constantinople due to [[WhenRomeBurns Rome being burned down]]. Trantor is likewise overpopulated, with a population of 40 billions. It is dependent on imports of food from other planets (specifically twenty [[AgriWorld Farm Planets]]), which made it vulnerable to a [[GalacticConqueror space warlord]] coming along to conquer the capital. The "emperors" evacuate and move to Neotrantor, ruling only a few dozen worlds.
*** "Literature/ThePsychohistorians": Trantor, capital of the [[GalacticSuperpower Galactic Empire]], has [[TerraDeforming converted every landmass into a single interconnected city]] (making it one of the first depictions of a planet-wide city). Because its population is in the tens of billions, it depended on outer worlds for food. Fleets of ships deliver produce from twenty different [[AgriWorld farm planets]].
--->''"Its urbanization, progressing steadily, had finally reached the ultimate. All the land surface of Trantor, 75,000,000 square miles in extent, was a single city. The population, at its height, was well in excess of forty billions."'' -- ''[[EncyclopediaExposita Encyclopedia Galactica]]''
*** ''Literature/PreludeToFoundation'': Trantor, capital of the [[GalacticSuperpower Galactic Empire]],
is divided into approximately 800 [[DomedHometown domed cities]], each with [[MulticulturalAlienPlanet their own subcultures, subcultures]], with some open space in-between used for transportation, communication, cooling towers, etc. The twenty nearest inhabited planets are all agrarian economies whose primary export market is Trantor. (''Prelude'' can be considered Asimov's attempt to [[{{Reconstruction}} reconstruct]] this trope.)
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the ''Foundation'' series Asimov stated that he was drawing a direct historical parallel from Gibbon's ''Decline and Fall idea of the Roman Empire''. Ancient Rome was then the world's largest metropolis, with a population planet-wide MegaCity.) Hari Seldon goes on TheQuest to find a model for psychohistory by exploring multiple areas of over a million people, something which would not be matched again until 19th Century London. Rome was so densely populated that it could not sustain itself off of local agriculture and food was shipped constantly from North Africa (at first from Egypt, later from what is now Tunisia and Algeria--or in other words, [[{{irony}} the old heartland of the Carthaginian Empire]]) to supply the city. Trantor likewise is dependent on imports of food from other planets, a point which becomes historically important in the fall of Trantor as the capital of the Galactic Empire. The final claimants to the title of Emperor are eventually forced to move to another planet, much as the government of the Western Roman Empire relocated to Ravenna during the transition to the Dark Ages.Trantor.



* Creator/IsaacAsimov has a story called ''The Strikebreaker'' about a hundred mile asteroid with a colony - barely started, but already with a fifty thousand people population, fully self sufficient. The story is centered around the supply problem - [[FantasticCasteSystem the man responsible for recycling the waste]] decides to go on a strike.

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* Creator/IsaacAsimov has a story called ''The Strikebreaker'' about Creator/IsaacAsimov's "{{Literature/Strikebreaker}}": The setting is a hundred mile asteroid with a colony - barely started, but already with a fifty thousand people population, fully self sufficient. The story is centered around the a supply problem - [[FantasticCasteSystem the man responsible for recycling the waste]] decides to go on a strike.


** Come ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', Hosnian I, center of the Hosnian system and current capital of the New Republic, is shown to be a city planet. [[spoiler:It gets destroyed by Starkiller Base.]]

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** Come ''Film/TheForceAwakens'', Hosnian I, Prime, center of the Hosnian system and current capital of the New Republic, is shown to be a city planet. planet (though it still has oceans). [[spoiler:It gets destroyed [[EarthShatteringKaboom destroyed]] by Starkiller Base.]]


Sometimes referred to as a planet city, world city (though "world city" has also been used to mean other things), completely urbanized world, omniopolis / omnopolis, or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecumenopolis ecumenopolis.]] While most examples are recent, the concept dates as far back as the nineteenth century work of Thomas Lake Harris ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Lake_Harris wiki link)]], and the term "City Planet" dates at least as far back as the first draft of the script for ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope''.

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Sometimes referred to as a planet city, world city (though "world city" has also been used to mean other things), completely urbanized world, omniopolis / omnopolis, or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecumenopolis ecumenopolis.]] While most examples are recent, the concept dates as far back as the nineteenth century work of Thomas Lake Harris ([[http://en.[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Lake_Harris wiki link)]], Thomas Lake Harris]], and the term "City Planet" dates at least as far back as the first draft of the script for ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope''.


Sometimes referred to as a planet city, world city (though "world city" has also been used to mean other things), completely urbanized world, omniopolis / omnopolis, or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecumenopolis ecumenopolis.]] While most examples are recent, the concept dates as far back as the nineteenth century work of Creator/ThomasLakeHarris ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Lake_Harris wiki link)]], and the term "City Planet" dates at least as far back as the first draft of the script for ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope''.

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Sometimes referred to as a planet city, world city (though "world city" has also been used to mean other things), completely urbanized world, omniopolis / omnopolis, or [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecumenopolis ecumenopolis.]] While most examples are recent, the concept dates as far back as the nineteenth century work of Creator/ThomasLakeHarris Thomas Lake Harris ([[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Lake_Harris wiki link)]], and the term "City Planet" dates at least as far back as the first draft of the script for ''Franchise/StarWars: Film/ANewHope''.

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* Adam Roberts' ''Star Warped'' is a ''Franchise/StarWars'' parody that omits the ALongTimeAgoInAGalaxyFarFarAway setting. As well as an aptly named Coruscant parody called Metropolanet, Earth has become one of these with a population of a trillion


** In ''[[Franchise/StarWarsLegends The Hutt Gambit]]'', Han Solo notes that the uppermost levels of [[WretchedHive Nar Shaddaa]] look like the lowermost levels of {{C|rystalSpiresAndTogas}}oruscant. He promptly resolves NEVER to visit the lowermost levels of Nar Shaddaa.

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** In ''[[Franchise/StarWarsLegends ''[[Literature/TheHanSoloTrilogy The Hutt Gambit]]'', Han Solo notes that the uppermost levels of [[WretchedHive Nar Shaddaa]] look like the lowermost levels of {{C|rystalSpiresAndTogas}}oruscant. He promptly resolves NEVER to visit the lowermost levels of Nar Shaddaa.


* The Supreme Leader from ''Film/CaptainEo'' lives on one.

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* The Supreme Leader from ''Film/CaptainEo'' lives on one.one until Eo gives it a GenesisEffect at the end.

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* The Supreme Leader from ''Film/CaptainEo'' lives on one.


** In ''ComicBook/{{Starman}}'' Annual #1, the Leader - formerly known as Richard Swift / the Spectre - created a city that encompassed the entirety of the small planet on which he settled after Earth's destruction.

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** In ''ComicBook/{{Starman}}'' Annual #1, the Leader - formerly known as Richard Swift / the Spectre Shade - created a city that encompassed the entirety of the small planet on which he settled after Earth's destruction.


* The ''Comicbook/{{Superman}}: The Man of Steel'' "Legends of the Dead Earth" annual had the world-city Metropole, capital of Lex Luthor the 60th's empire.

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* The ''Comicbook/{{Superman}}: ''ComicBook/LegendsOfTheDeadEarth'':
** In ''[[ComicBook/{{Superman}} Superman:
The Man of Steel'' "Legends of Steel]]'' Annual #5, the Dead Earth" annual had city planet Metropole is the world-city Metropole, capital of Lex Luthor Luthor's empire.
** In ''ComicBook/{{Starman}}'' Annual #1,
the 60th's empire.Leader - formerly known as Richard Swift / the Spectre - created a city that encompassed the entirety of the small planet on which he settled after Earth's destruction.


* New Kroy (invert the letters in ''Kroy'', by the way, [[PunnyName and see what you get]]) from ''VideoGame/{{Fury}}''.

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* New Kroy (invert the letters in ''Kroy'', by the way, [[PunnyName and see what you get]]) from ''VideoGame/{{Fury}}''.''VideoGame/{{Fury3}}''.


* In the ''Film/SuperMarioBros'' [[TheMovie Movie]], Koopa's globe of the [[HumanAliens dinosaur-ruled]] [[AlternateHistory parallel Earth]] includes a stylized depiction of a country-sized city as an island in a [[SingleBiomePlanet worldwide desert]] ([[OneWorldOrder which he counts as under his rule]]). As far as logistics, there's a severe shortage of food, clean air, and water, but it's largely blamed on Koopa's 20-year regime (and is the driving force behind his planned conquest of ''our'' Earth).

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