Let’s say Atlanta were divided such as the Hunger Games’ Panem?

Let’s say Atlanta were divided such as the Hunger Games’ Panem?

Illustration by Walter Newton
Illustration by Walter Newton

Should you aren’t acquainted with Panem, The Hunger Games’ advanced vision of The United States, time is drained November’s shot-in-Atlanta Mockingjay-Part 1 may be the series’ penultimate film. Meanwhile, a primer towards the dystopia’s 13 “districts” as well as their local analogs.

The Capitol

Panem A government center in which the wealthy live lavishly.

Atlanta Wealthy Buckhead, site from the film’s presidential mansion: the Atlanta History Center’s Swan House.

District 1

Panem Masterminds from the Capitol’s luxuries.

Atlanta Phipps Plaza, is know for Tiffany.

District 2

Panem A masonry district having a secret military presence.

Atlanta Stone Mountain has a mixture of rocks and military history.

District 3

Panem Engineers and manufacturers of gizmos.

Atlanta Georgia Tech grads will craft our gadgets for many years in the future.

District 4

Panem Within this fishing district, the bread has seaweed inside it.

Atlanta Don’t expect a sea food feast following a day around the Chattahoochee, however, you might snag a trout.

District 5

Panem Produces electricity for the whole country.

Atlanta The black, bulky Georgia Power HQ.

District 6

Panem Transportation producers: hovercrafts and trains.

Atlanta The Perimeter produces our top export: traffic.

District 7

Panem A lumber district, the place to find expert ax wielders.

Atlanta Our “City within the Trees” includes one true primeval woodland: Fernbank Forest.

District 8

Panem Accountable for all clothing and textiles.

Atlanta SCAD Atlanta churns out fashion prodigies quicker than you are able to say “Effie Trinket.”

District 9

Panem The grain suppliers.

Atlanta Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard, where H&F Bread Co. is becoming our go-to supplier of carbs.

District 10

Panem They control all of the animals.

Atlanta The only real place you will see a cow is outdoors of the Chick-fil-A.

District 11

Panem An In-depth South farming area.

Atlanta Southwest Atlanta, nicknamed the “Fertile Crescent” because of burgeoning urban farms.

District 12

Panem Katniss Everdeen’s Appalachian home, noted for its coal mines, was destroyed in the finish of Catching Fire. But it’ll return, right?

Atlanta There aren’t any mines within the Old 4th Ward, however it did survive being burned down. Two times.

District 13

Panem The nuclear district was supposedly easily wiped from the map, but returns like a primary establishing Mockingjay

Atlanta Kirkwood, in which the abandoned Pullman Yard was resurrected as . . . a primary place for Mockingjay.


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2 thoughts on “Let’s say Atlanta were divided such as the Hunger Games’ Panem?

  1. This is SO true. Glad it is being pointed out.
    I have a situation where I once left a review on Amazon that was only a 1-star. The next day I reeived a comment (random pe1on) saying I only left negative reviews (which I looked and only a small fraction were less than 4-5 sta1). Magically the next day there were 4 new positive reviews for this product- most being from the city the company is headquartered in.

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