Gotham City
Gotham City
Location New Jersey, United States
Use(s) City

Gotham City is the birthplace and residence of the vigilante Batman. It is a large bustling city located on the eastern seaboard of the United States of America in the state of New Jersey.


Founded centuries ago by a Norwegian mercenary, Gotham City grew to become one of the world's leading economic hubs and a center for history, technology and the arts.

Murder of the Wayne'sEdit

In 1981, eminent philanthropists Thomas and Martha Wayne lost their lives in a mugging-gone-wrong. The crime left their only son Bruce, who witnessed their murder, the last surviving member of the Wayne Family.

Legend of the BatmanEdit

In the mid-1990s, a vigilante known as "The Batman" waged a one-man war on crime. Armed with a prototype armor suit, numerous gadgets and a custom combat vehicle, he went on to take down both the Falcone Crime Family and the Maroni Crime Family as well as criminals ranging from the Joker to mercenary.


The following is a list of the major suburbs and districts in Gotham City:

  • Amusement Mile
  • Burnley Harbor (aka Little Bohemia)
  • Chinatown
  • Diamond District
  • Little Odessa
  • Port Adams

Notable residentsEdit