Ecumenopolis

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An ecumenopolis (plural: ecumenopoleis) is a type of city that covers an entire planet, or in some cases a moon.

Valcarians were advanced enough to transform Valcaria into an ecumenopolis as early as 100,000 years ago. 96,000 years later, Mymiri became one, during the course of only a single century of prosperity.

There were many ecumenopoleis in the galaxy, most notably:

Behind the scenes

The word is Greek and the concept was invented in 1967 by the Greek city planner Constantinos Doxiadis.

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