Populating a Settlement, Town Center, Capitol, or Granary will increase the amountof
resources your citizens drop off. This has a net effect equal to that
of an increase in gathered resources over the same period of time.The
drop off building must be within 2 tiles (the equivelant of 2 houses)
of a gold, iron, or
stone mine to To gain these bonuses for any particular ore. The
following examples assume a 2 tile or less distance from ore to drop off
a Settlement with 5 citizens will turn that settlement into a Town
Center. This will give you a bonus of 25%. (Tho in practice it is more
a Town Center with an additional 10 citizens will turn that Town Center
into a Capital. This will give you a bonus of 50% in relation to what
you would get from a settlement. (Tho in practice it is more like 47%)
Populating a Capital with an additional 35 will give you a bonus of 100% in relation to what you would get from a settlement.
Populating a Granary with 8 citizens will grant a 25% drop off bonus of food gathered.
Citizens added to buildings will no longer count as part of you population.
Citizens added to buildings can not be removed from those buildings.