Global Cities of Pavala
Alpha level cities are some of the most important cities in the world, linking major economic regions as well as entire continents into the global trade network.
Alpha++ cities are those that are most integrated with the global economy. They represent the financial centers of the most powerful nations of the world.
Alpha+ cities are highly integrated with the global economy, usually link major regions of 3-8 trillion GDP into the global economy, or provide highly niche service needs such as the space elevator complex at Aahrus.
Alpha cities usually link regions of 1-3 trillion GDP into the global economy.
Alpha- cities usually link moderately sized economic regions of 0.5-1.5 trillion GDP into the global economy.
Beta-level cities link moderately sized economic regions into the global economy.
Beta+ level cities link economic regions of roughly 300-800 billion GDP into the global economy.