Metropolis (comics)

fictional city in the DC Universe, best known as the home of Superman

Metropolis is a fictional city in DC Comics. It is where Superman lives. The city is based on New York City, Chicago and Toronto. It became Superman's home in 1939. Within the DC Universe, Metropolis is one of the largest and richest cities on Earth. It has a population of nearly 11 million people.[1]

View of New York, one of the cities Metropolis is inspired, along with Toronto and Cleveland.

Metropolis in media


The city has appeared in different forms of media, including television shows, movies, video games, and more.


  1. "Metropolis". Comic Vine. Retrieved 2013-04-10.[permanent dead link]