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Production Cost 360
Maintenance 2
Unlocked at Biology

The Hospital is a building available in the Industrial Era.

Game Info[]

Building a Hospital requires an Aqueduct or any of its replacements.

  • +5 Food Food

With Social Policies / Tenets:

  • Urbanization (Freedom): +1 Happy Happiness


A hospital is an institution for diagnosing and treating the sick or injured, and for housing them during their recovery. Many hospitals are also teaching institutions, where student doctors and nurses learn their trade. The earliest hospitals were temples to certain gods associated with health and healing. Religious hospitals were established in Sri Lanka by 430 BC, and King Asoka of India created a chain of hospitals across Hindustan around 230 BC.

Unique Building Replacements[]

Icon Building Civilization Yields
Attlee ub
NHS Hospital United Kingdom (Clement Attlee)
  • Provides global Happy Happiness equal to one-third of the city's excess Food Food output.
Nizam's Hospital Hyderabad (Osman Ali Khan)
  • +11% Production Production Cost (400 vs 360).
  • No maintenance cost.
  • City enters a short We Love the King Day whenever a new source of Gems Icon Gems is improved in the Empire.
Relief House Korea (Gojong)
  • Provides half as much Food Food.
  • Has one slot for a Scientist specialist.
  • Passively heals damaged Combat Units within City borders.
Sanitary District Siam (Rama V)
  • +1 Happy Local Happiness.
  • Whenever this city contributes Production Production to the Capital Capital from the adoption of a new CultureIcon Social Policy, the city receives Food Food based on the Capital Capital's Food Food output in exchange.
MC Grocer 256
Supermarket America (John F. Kennedy)
  • +1 Gold Gold for every 3 Citizen Citizens in this city.
  • Does not require an Aqueduct.


Icon Building Civilization Yields
Drug Lab Great Khans (Papa Khan)
  • Yields less Food Food than the deafult Hospital (5 vs 3).
  • Provides a copy of the unique Chems luxury resource, which, when traded to another Civilization, reduces their Global Happiness by -10% (-25% if that Civilization owns a former Great Khans city).
  • Newly-trained melee/gun units in this city may choose the unique Promotions Jet (+1 Moves Movement), Psycho (+15% Strength Attack Bonus), or Med-X (+15% Strength Defense Bonus) upon leveling up.
Orphanage Vatican City (Pius XIII)
  • Food Food bonus is halved, but provides +1 FaithIcon Faith.
  • Spawns religious followers when a nearby city of your main religion is captured.
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