- Game Version:
- Cities XL PlatinumKataniaPopulation:1.580.000
Economic Composition:10% Elites 28%Executives 35%Skilled Workers 27% Unskiled Workers.
Katania was founded in late 19 century as the residence of the elites of Portugal and Spain which wanted to find a place with a new life.The city started with just few homes but in 20 years the population rise to 80.000.However during the 20th Century Katania was abandoned and the unemployment and the lack of investment perished Katania.The City was almost abandoned.
In 1965 just 3500 inhabitants were residing in the city.
In 1968 several architects and oligarchs came to Katania and saw the beauty of the Katanian land.
The Palace of Katanian Duke is now the Palace of Justice of the city.
The Katanian Business District is the headquarters of big companies.
View of Bay of Katania.
The city started to grow again.In 1980 the population exceeded 100.000 and in 2000 800.000.
Katania was a part of Brazil.But the difference of cultures and the ethnic difference(Katania's black population is just 2%) raised the Katanian Independence movement.
Naruto Uzumaki Avenue one of the main arteries of the Business District.
In 2005 the Town Hall of Katania starts to build the Independence Square (instead listen to Brazilian Government, Katanian government decided to make the statue to demostrate the will of Katanians to decide their future.)
Independence Square one of ''Three Imperial Squares'' of Katania.
The 8th of February of 2006 the mayor convocates referendum.After massive protests and the threat of Brazil to invade Katania in case of disobeying the rules the United Nations accused Brazil of going against the liberty international laws.In late 2006 the referendum takes place and the Independence option wins with 85% of votes.The Katanians celebrate their first elections in 2008.
Today Katania is important economic centre and international city.
Flying heroes???? All is possible in Katania.
Piazza Italia the second Imperial Square.
The Victory Square with the government in the center and the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in the right.
Skyline of Katania.
South Business District.
The Katania Stock Exchange commonly called ''The Pyramid''
National Museum of Arts and Sciences of Katania.
Downtown Katania it's the central district.City Hall,The Government of Katania,TV Tower and more new headquarters are located in this district.
Villa Paraiso(Paradise Village) it's a district located at the south of the Downtown and includes the South Business District(the biggest in the city), also the Marina Katania and several luxury urbanisations.It's the second richest district just surprassed by Piazza Italia.
Independence District.It's location is at the West of the Downtown.It includes The Independence Square.
The Merchant Avenue is one of the main arteries of the Piazza Italia district.It includes the Maritime District,big headquarters and much more.