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Do cities received through a trade have any special properties?

Do they create unhappiness like a puppeted/occupied city? Or do they act like a normal city?

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marked as duplicate by David B, Iszi, bwarner, au revoir, Wolf Sep 7 '12 at 22:20

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

If I remember correctly, gaining a city through trade typically acts exactly as if you had attacked and captured it except the population doesn't reduce, no buildings are destroyed and you don't get the gold added to your treasure for pillaging it.

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