Antigo City is the capital and second-largest city in Antigo. Located in the central part of northern Antigo, it has a population of 3,422,133, according to the 2013 census. The city is directly governed by the central government of Antigo, unlike other major cities which are governed by a separate governmental department dealing with affairs regarding the city.
With both old and modern architecture, Antigo is considered to be one of the oldest cities in Antigo and western Uletha. Antigo has been the political centre of Antigo since the 4th century AD when the king of Antigo at the time decided to shift the capital from Kontroga to the plains of Labwa, which by then served the served as a military frontier command centre. The city was renamed to Antigo City from Labwa during the last days of the Kingdom of Antigo. After the annexation of Antigo, it became the administrative centre for the Shire of Antigo, but later shifted to Del Kilsur under Pretanic rule. The city was redeveloped after the Antigo-Pretany war under the 'guidance of John Briarmack'.
The city is believed to have already been established by some river nomads of the Antigoan tribes in the 5th century BC. According to Antigoan Cuppa tradition, the principles of Cuppa originated there, though this claim has been disputed by other Cuppa sects. A temple was built in the area at around the 3rd century BC since the area was at the crossroads of many important trade routes. The temple activities give rise to some growth in the area, which has a reasonable amount of trade due to its location. The town, then called Labwa, rose in prominence as the centre of Cuppa worship. The rapid development of the city commenced in the 1st century AD, when the then Antigoan King Weberfelt Randhaam redeveloped the city, introducing new grids and new squares with the help of legendary architect Senneu Herrannaspeu, who later assassinated the king in around 108 AD once the works are completed. Expansion works of the city, however, stopped after his rule. The city became a military frontier command centre under Kiashur Kesmi I in 4th century AD, to deter against any invasion from Inara. His grandson, Puzugaius Harun, shifted the Antigoan capital to Labwa after Savanna Avay was taken over by the military in a revolt against the king. Though the revolt was immediately quelled, he remained in the city and said to enjoy himself there, and hence decided to make Labwa the new capital.
In 523 AD, the city was split between two rival kings Archmain and Kuhewal, divided by the Antigo River, during a brief civil war. The city was later reunified under King Mark Dagermu in 600 AD. During the conquest of Antigo, Antigo City was closed off until the last King of Antigo surrounded to Inaran troops, hence handling Antigo City under Inaran control, and later Pretanic Control, for the next few centuries.
Under Pretanic rule, many churches were built in an attempt to replace the native religion Cuppa with Catholicism. Many Antigoans were later forced to move to the city and it later became a 'prison' for many Antigoans. An infamous prison, known as Dreukon Fort, was built to house Antigoan inmates who attempted to rebel against Pretanic rule.
During the industrial revolution, Pretany constructed many factories in the city and used the Antigoan populace to produce goods for the kingdom.