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* SpaceBrasilia


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* FreestateAmsterdam


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* SpaceBrasilia


* AthensAndSparta: When two cities, so different in constitution and character are in war with each other (spoilers: the militaristic polis will win, but the artistic polis will rise in the end).



* EiffelTowerEffect



* '''MajorWorldCities'''
* GayParee: The {{UsefulNotes/Fr|ance}}ench capital of {{UsefulNotes/Paris}} often gets very romanticized portrayals in media.

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* '''MajorWorldCities'''
* GayParee: The {{UsefulNotes/Fr|ance}}ench capital
'''MajorWorldCities''': A list of {{UsefulNotes/Paris}} often gets very romanticized portrayals notable cities from the real world, including many which aren't listed on this page.
* AthensAndSparta: When two cities, so different
in media.constitution and character, are at war with each other (spoilers: the militaristic polis will win, but the artistic polis will eventually rise in the end).



** DownLADrain

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** DownLADrainDownLADrain: A ChaseScene in Los Angeles' storm drain system.



*** TheShowGoesHollywood

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*** TheShowGoesHollywoodTheShowGoesHollywood: The characters go on a trip to Hollywood or LA in general.


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* {{UsefulNotes/Paris}}: The capital and largest city of {{UsefulNotes/France}}.
** EiffelTowerEffect: Major cities are often identified by their most famous landmarks; for example, the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
** GayParee: The city of Paris often gets very romanticized portrayals in media.


A few cities have their own special quirks (especially ''Series/{{CSI}}'''s Las Vegas). For the most part, The City will feature sprawling central business districts, vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, industrial zones and decaying ghettos.

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A few cities have their own special quirks (especially ''Series/{{CSI}}'''s ''{{Series/CSI}}'''s Las Vegas). For the most part, The City will feature sprawling central business districts, vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, industrial zones and decaying ghettos.



* AthensAndSparta: When two cities, so different in constitution and character are in war with each other (spoilers: the militaristic polis will win, but the artistic polis will rise in the end).



* UsefulNotes/CouncilEstate



* SpaceBrasilia



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* UsefulNotes/{{Athens}}: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{Greece}}, famous for its historical significance in Ancient Greek culture.
** AthensAndSparta: When two cities, so different in constitution and character are in war with each other (spoilers: the militaristic polis will win, but the artistic polis will rise in the end).
* UsefulNotes/{{Beijing}}: The capital of UsefulNotes/{{China}}.
* UsefulNotes/{{Berlin}}: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{Germany}}.
** UsefulNotes/BerlinWall: A former border wall which was built to isolate West Berlin from East Berlin (and the rest of East Germany) during the UsefulNotes/ColdWar.
** UsefulNotes/BerlinUAndSBahn
* UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}}: The third most populous city in the United States, and the largest in the state of Illinois.
** UsefulNotes/ChicagoL: Chicago's elevated city rail system.
* UsefulNotes/{{Dubai}}: The largest city in the UsefulNotes/UnitedArabEmirates, known for being quite wealthy as a direct result of the local oil business.
* UsefulNotes/HongKong: A major semi-autonomous city in China, formerly a British colony until 1997.
* UsefulNotes/LasVegas: The largest city in the US state of Nevada, well-known for its casinos and other tourist sites.
** VivaLasVegas
* UsefulNotes/{{London}}: The capital and largest city of the UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom.
** BritainIsOnlyLondon: Works set in Britain will have the characters only in London (as opposed to the rest of country).
** UsefulNotes/TheLondonUnderground: Rapid transit system frequently used as transport in London.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Athens}}: GayParee: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{Greece}}, famous for its historical significance in Ancient Greek culture.
** AthensAndSparta: When two cities, so different in constitution and character are in war with each other (spoilers: the militaristic polis will win, but the artistic polis will rise in the end).
* UsefulNotes/{{Beijing}}: The
{{UsefulNotes/Fr|ance}}ench capital of UsefulNotes/{{China}}.
* UsefulNotes/{{Berlin}}: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{Germany}}.
** UsefulNotes/BerlinWall: A former border wall which was built to isolate West Berlin from East Berlin (and the rest of East Germany) during the UsefulNotes/ColdWar.
** UsefulNotes/BerlinUAndSBahn
* UsefulNotes/{{Chicago}}: The third most populous city
{{UsefulNotes/Paris}} often gets very romanticized portrayals in the United States, and the largest in the state of Illinois.
** UsefulNotes/ChicagoL: Chicago's elevated city rail system.
media.
* UsefulNotes/{{Dubai}}: The largest city in the UsefulNotes/UnitedArabEmirates, known for being quite wealthy as a direct result of the local oil business.
* UsefulNotes/HongKong: A major semi-autonomous city in China, formerly a British colony until 1997.
* UsefulNotes/LasVegas: The largest city in the US state of Nevada, well-known for its casinos and other tourist sites.
** VivaLasVegas
* UsefulNotes/{{London}}:
{{UsefulNotes/London}}: The capital and largest city of the UsefulNotes/UnitedKingdom.
** BritainIsOnlyLondon: Works set in Britain will have the characters only travel in London (as opposed to the rest of country).
** UsefulNotes/TheLondonUnderground: Rapid transit system frequently used as transport in London.
country).



* UsefulNotes/LosAngeles: The second most populous city in the United States, and the largest in the state of UsefulNotes/{{California}}.

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* UsefulNotes/LosAngeles: The second most populous city in the United States, UsefulNotes/UnitedStates, and the largest in the state of UsefulNotes/{{California}}.{{UsefulNotes/California}}.



*** TheShowGoesHollywood



* UsefulNotes/{{Macau}}: A major semi-autonomous city in China, formerly a Portuguese colony until 1998.
* UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}: The second-largest (and most famous) city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Florida}}, known as a bustling beach city.
** OnlyInMiami: Works set in Florida are overwhelmingly centered in and around Miami.
* UsefulNotes/{{Moscow}}: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{Russia}}.



** TheBigRottenApple: NYC is depicted as being a WretchedHive full of crime, poverty, and corruption. A very common portrayal in works from the 1970s to 1990s.

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** TheBigRottenApple: NYC is depicted as being a WretchedHive full of crime, poverty, crime, and corruption. A very common portrayal in works from the 1970s to 1990s.



** UsefulNotes/NewYorkCityCops



** UsefulNotes/NewYorkCitySubway
* UsefulNotes/{{Paris}}: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{France}}.
** GayParee
* UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco: A major city in the US state of California, and one of its most recognizable after Los Angeles.
* UsefulNotes/{{Seattle}}: The largest city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Washington}}, and perhaps the most well-known West Coast metropolis not in California.
* UsefulNotes/{{Seoul}}: The capital of UsefulNotes/SouthKorea.
* UsefulNotes/{{Shanghai}}: The largest city in UsefulNotes/{{China}}, which has long been a major port and business hub in Asia.
* UsefulNotes/{{Singapore}}: An independent city-state located on an island at the edge of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
* SpaceBrasilia
* UsefulNotes/{{Sydney}}: The largest city in UsefulNotes/{{Australia}} (and the South Pacific region overall).
* UsefulNotes/{{Tokyo}}: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{Japan}}, at the heart of one of the most populous metro areas in the world.

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** UsefulNotes/NewYorkCitySubway
* UsefulNotes/{{Paris}}: OnlyInMiami: Works set in {{UsefulNotes/Florida}} are overwhelmingly centered in and around {{UsefulNotes/Miami}}, its second-largest (but most well-known) city.
* {{UsefulNotes/Tokyo}}:
The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{France}}.
** GayParee
* UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco: A major city in the US state of California, and one of its most recognizable after Los Angeles.
* UsefulNotes/{{Seattle}}: The largest city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Washington}}, and perhaps the most well-known West Coast metropolis not in California.
* UsefulNotes/{{Seoul}}: The capital of UsefulNotes/SouthKorea.
* UsefulNotes/{{Shanghai}}: The largest city in UsefulNotes/{{China}}, which has long been a major port and business hub in Asia.
* UsefulNotes/{{Singapore}}: An independent city-state located on an island at the edge of the Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
* SpaceBrasilia
* UsefulNotes/{{Sydney}}: The largest city in UsefulNotes/{{Australia}} (and the South Pacific region overall).
* UsefulNotes/{{Tokyo}}: The capital and largest city of UsefulNotes/{{Japan}},
{{UsefulNotes/Japan}}, centered at the heart of one of the most populous metro areas in the world.



* UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}: The largest city in UsefulNotes/{{Canada}}.
* UsefulNotes/WashingtonDC: The capital of the United States.
** TheWhiteHouse

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* UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}: VivaLasVegas: The largest city characters go on a trip to UsefulNotes/LasVegas, Nevada to engage in UsefulNotes/{{Canada}}.
* UsefulNotes/WashingtonDC: The capital of the United States.
** TheWhiteHouse
some vice-ridden fun.


* TheCityVsTheCountry

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* TheCityVsTheCountryTheCityVsTheCountry: Urban vs rural life.



* LayeredMetropolis: A big city with many overlapping buildings, roads, streets, and structures.

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* LayeredMetropolis: A big city with many overlapping buildings, bridges, roads, streets, and structures.



* UsefulNotes/{{Dubai}}: The largest city in the UsefulNotes/UnitedArabEmirates, known for being quite wealthy as a direct result of the local oil business.



* UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}: The second-largest city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Florida}}.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}: The second-largest (and most famous) city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Florida}}.UsefulNotes/{{Florida}}, known as a bustling beach city.


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* UsefulNotes/{{Seattle}}: The largest city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Washington}}, and perhaps the most well-known West Coast metropolis not in California.


* UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}: The largest city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Florida}}.
** OnlyInMiami: Works set in Florida are overwhelmingly centered in and around the state's biggest city, Miami.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Miami}}: The largest second-largest city in the US state of UsefulNotes/{{Florida}}.
** OnlyInMiami: Works set in Florida are overwhelmingly centered in and around the state's biggest city, Miami.



** NewYorkIsOnlyManhattan

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** NewYorkIsOnlyManhattanNewYorkIsOnlyManhattan: Manhattan is the biggest of NYC's five boroughs, so it gets the most attention in fiction.


* OutlawTown: A city inhabited (and ruled by) all sorts of thieving criminals.



** CaughtInTheBadPartOfTown: A character finds themselves stuck in a part of the city with a high crime rate (and they're not from that area).

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** CaughtInTheBadPartOfTown: A character Someone finds themselves stuck in a part of the city with a high crime rate (and they're not from that area).


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** OutlawTown: A city inhabited (and ruled by) all sorts of thieving criminals.

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** StepfordSuburbia: Creepy cookie-cutter suburban towns which are not what they appear to be at first glance.


* CityOfGold

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* CityOfGoldCityOfGold: A legendary town that's supposedly fabulously wealthy.


* WelcomeToTheBigCity

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* WelcomeToTheBigCityWelcomeToTheBigCity: Someone from a small country town gets introduced to the metropolitan life.


** VanishingVillage



** VanishingVillage



* InnerCitySchool: Schools in poor urban neighborhoods, often offering very low-quality education.



* SunkenCity



* UnderCity



** UnderCity: A ([[GhostTown formerly]] [[GhostCity populated]]) city which was somehow buried underneath the earth.



** SunkenCity: A ([[GhostTown formerly]] [[GhostCity populated]]) city was which was somehow swallowed up by the ocean.
*** UnderwaterRuins



** UrbanHellscape

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** UrbanHellscapeInnerCitySchool: Schools in poor urban neighborhoods, often offering very low-quality education.
** UrbanHellscape: This neighborhood is just as ugly and miserable as it looks to be.


* CapitalOffensive: An invading army launches an attack on a capital city.
* CaughtInTheBadPartOfTown: A character finds themselves stuck in a part of the city with a high crime rate (and they're not from that area).



* CityOfAdventure

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* CityOfAdventureCityOfAdventure: Lots of exciting events frequently happen in this town, so it never gets too quiet and boring here.



* FantasticGhetto: FantasticRacism meets UrbanSegregation.
* FriendlyLocalChinatown
* GangsterLand

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* FantasticGhetto: FantasticRacism meets UrbanSegregation.
* FriendlyLocalChinatown
* GangsterLand
FriendlyLocalChinatown: Neighborhoods filled up mostly with an ethnic minority or immigrant community.



* GhostCity: A former big city that is now abandoned.
* GhostTown: A former small town that is now abandoned.

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* GhostCity: A former big city that is now abandoned.
* GhostTown: A former small town human settlement (city, town, or village) which is now abandoned.
** GhostCity: A formerly big city
that is now abandoned.a deserted shell of its former glory.
** UrbanRuins: A former city reduced to rubble, with every building showing signs of severe decay.
** VanishingVillage



** WallsOfTyranny: The city walls aren't just for keeping intruders out; they're also designed for keeping ''residents'' trapped inside.



* LandOfOneCity: City-states are sovereign countries with very little territory, consisting of just one major settlement.

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* LandOfOneCity: City-states are sovereign countries with very little territory, consisting of just one major settlement.only a capital city and some surrounding land.



* UrbanHellscape
* UrbanRuins: A former city reduced to rubble, with every building showing signs of severe decay.



** FantasticGhetto: [[FantasticRacism Fantastic segregation]] applied to urban neighborhoods.



* VanishingVillage
* ViceCity: An entire city full of crime and corruption from top to bottom.
* WallsOfTyranny

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* VanishingVillage
* ViceCity:
** CapitalOffensive: An entire city full of crime and corruption from top to bottom.
* WallsOfTyranny
invading army launches an attack on a capital city.



* WretchedHive: A CrapsackWorld in the form of a town or city.
* WrongSideOfTheTracks: The impoverished part of a city.

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* WretchedHive: A CrapsackWorld in the form of a town city or city.town. Corruption, crime, and poverty are a major element of life here.
** CaughtInTheBadPartOfTown: A character finds themselves stuck in a part of the city with a high crime rate (and they're not from that area).

* ** GangsterLand: A city ruled by various ruthless criminal groups fighting each other for money and power.
** UrbanHellscape
** ViceCity: An entire city full of crime and corruption from top to bottom.
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WrongSideOfTheTracks: The impoverished part ghetto, shantytown, or slum neighborhoods of a the city.


** FultonStreetFolly



*** FultonStreetFolly



* UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco: A major city in the US state of California, and of its most recognizable after Los Angeles.

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* UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco: A major city in the US state of California, and one of its most recognizable after Los Angeles.



* UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}: The largest city in UsefulNotes/{{Canada}}.


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* UsefulNotes/{{Toronto}}: The largest city in UsefulNotes/{{Canada}}.

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