The City Limit City Limit is the maximum number of cities you are allowed to have. It can be exceeded by capturing cities from enemy nations, but you aren't allowed to build new cities when you are at or above the limit. The City Limit City Limit can be increased by researching Civic Civic technologies and building the Pyramids wonder. The Bantu Power of Migration gives them +1 City Limit City Limit once Civic Civic 1 (City State) is researched.

The Wonder Forbidden City acts like a City but it does not count towards the City Limit City Limit.