A city that, until recently, was under oppressive control by the Galbadian military. This led to the creation of many resistance groups within the city, most of which are now inactive. Timber holds a magazine publishing company and a TV station, making it a major center of entertainment. It also has a large train station, a bit of a trademark in the city, as can be noted by its train-themed hotel.
Trabia Garden, like the other Gardens, is a military academy. Students may transfer to Balamb Garden if they wish to become SeeDs, or to Galbadia Garden if they would like to join the Galbadian military. It was heavily damaged by a missile attack by Galbadia, and repairs were only recently completed, meaning that it has not yet become mobile like the other Gardens.
Longtime home of the Tarutaru and now shared by them with the Mithra, The Federation of Windurst is channeled by several rivers and streams, and is abundant with the marks of its people's coexistence with nature. The city is divided between the living areas of the separate races, and is led by the five Tarutaru leaders of its ministries of magic and by the Star Sybil, while the Mithra defer to chieftainess Perih Vashai. While the city was destroyed in the Crystal War, few marks of the battle remain, thanks to the considerable effort put forth to rebuild.
A resort and tourist town with a long history, currently led by Godo Kisaragi. Wutai's people look to Leviathan as their guardian deity, and they have a strong fighting force as their means of defense. The village is overlooked by the Da Chao Mountain, a cliff face with several statues carved into it.
Zanarkand was one of the largest cities in Spira over a thousand years ago, a city that never slept, filled with summoners; however, it was destroyed by Bevelle, its people becoming fayth and its leader, Yu Yevon, creating Sin. It became a city of ruins where summoners would go to receive the Final Aeon to defeat Sin, and as such holds fame even after Sin's defeat.