In short, the names of cities for various civilizations are just outright weird and include some that just shouldn't be there. Lemme point out the biggest examples. Arabia doesn't include Riyadh, which might be understandable given Riyadh wasn't important at the time of the early caliphate, but then most civs tend to include ones founded beyond the time period most heavily drawn from. America is just strange. It's a titanic city list, of course, but then there's many examples of strange exclusions and baffling inclusions. Okay, okay, I get Hunt Valley, that's where Sid Meier was born. But there's things like Centralia (either a burned-down ghost town of no significance or a Washington college town of no significance), Santa Monica (neighborhood of LA), Monterey, Palo Alto, Santa Cruz, Oakland, and of course Le Bam at the end, but then there's big outright exclusions, such as Charlotte, Tallahassee, Raleigh, Austin, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, and a whole mess of other state capitals and major cities. Egypt is right behind America in terms of number of cities, and throws in a number of names that are just alternate spellings of previous cities, alongside a handful of Nubian cities at the end. China includes a lot of weird district names over actual cities, which seems silly given the absolutely astonishing number of immense cities that exist in China today. England includes an odd one, The Mumbles, which appears to be in Wales (all other English city names are only in England itself, the Celts cover the rest). Germany literally has one named Braunschweig/Brunswik. Yes, exactly how it's typed there. That ought to be redone to either, preferably to Braunschweig as that's how it's known in German. Greece has Apolyton at the end, which is not a city at all, but a reference to a fansite, which just seems...mrr. India has Lahore and Karachi, which, to my knowledge, have had hardly anything to do with India ever. Karachi ought to be a city-state if anything, especially given it's the absolute last city on India's list. Japan is confusing as a lot of it refers to historical districts, and not existing cities today. I suppose I get it, but it's kinda disorienting. And really, a lot have simply far too many cities, mainly vanilla ones. 25 is a good average for how many should be needed, 30 at most.