13 Facts About Coruscant


Coruscant is an ecumenopolis planet in the fictional Star Wars universe.

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Coruscant is a prominent location in both canon and Legends media that has been produced.

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Coruscant was historically referred to as Notron or Queen of the Core; was renamed Imperial Center during the reign of the Galactic Empire and Yuuzhan'tar during the Yuuzhan Vong invasion .

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Coruscant serves as the nexus of socio-economic, cultural, intellectual, political, military, and foreign policies activity within the Star Wars galaxy; at various times, it is the central administrative capital of these governing bodies: the Republic, the Galactic Empire, the New Republic, the Yuuzhan Vong Empire, the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances, the Fel Empire, Darth Krayt's Galactic Empire, and the Galactic Federation Triumvirate.

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The planet's strategic position relative to the galactic center, a population of approximately 2 trillion sentients, and control over the galaxy's main trade routes and hyperspace lanes — Perlemian Trade Route, Hydian Way, Corellian Run and Corellian Trade Spine — that must converge and pass through Coruscant space, cemented its status as the richest and most influential habitable world in the Star Wars galaxy.

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Coruscant is the location of a sequence added to the 1997 Special Edition release of Return of the Jedi, its first onscreen appearance.

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Coruscant was prominently featured in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, in which it is the location of the Galactic Republic Senate building and the central Jedi Temple.

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In Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Coruscant is featured in a space battle during the opening scene.

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In Rogue One, Coruscant makes a brief appearance when one of the central characters to the story, Jyn Erso has a flashback of her young self on Coruscant.

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Coruscant is set to appear again in the live action series Andor.

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In Obi-Wan Kenobi, Coruscant makes its most extensive appearance in the Star Wars saga since the prequel trilogy.

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The new Coruscant is a combination of technology and organic life, to represent the peace between the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances and the Yuuzhan Vong.

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Coruscant appears in the theme park attraction Star Tours – The Adventures Continue in Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland Park in Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.

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