Do trade routes activate between my cities when a road goes through city states or other civilizations' cities?
Suppose I've got a capital, a city, and a city state in between, where the dashes represent roads:
Capital ------ City-State ----- My City
The road goes straight through the city-state. I understand that I don't get a trade route to the city-state, but would I still get a trade route to my city? Or would I have to build around the city-state? And do the same rules apply if the city-state was replaced with another civ's city?
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Alberto last edited by
Regarding passing through another civ or city-states territory:
Trade routes can pass through other civs as long as you have open borders agreement from them. Trade routes do not work through a civ you're in war with, even though technically your units can pass within their borders.
Regarding city-states, it works of you are either friends or allied with them.
Regarding passing through an actual city:
I believe it's precisely the same as the above - your road passing through the actual city shouldn't make a difference, except for saving you money, since cities count as road tiles.