Culture represents the advancement of a civilization in ways that aren't scientifically or technologically oriented, and have nothing to do with day-to-day survival, or any other practical purpose (such as growing food and making things). In this respect, culture is one of the things that best defines a civilization and differentiates it from Barbarians (who also progress scientifically, for example). It is measured in Culture Points (CPs).


  1. It expands the borders of your empire by acting in each city you found, and
  2. It allows you to buy new social policies by accumulating empire-wide Culture Points (CPs). Perhaps even more importantly, when you acquire enough culture and complete five social policy trees, you may win the Cultural Victory. after getting 3 Legendary Cultures
  3. Buildings