Coruscant is the capital of both the Old Republic and the Galactic Empire. Not only is Coruscant central to all these governing bodies, it is the navigational center of the galaxy, given that its hyperspace coordinates are (0,0,0). Due to its location and large population, the galaxy's main trade routes - Perlemian Trade Route, Hydian Way, Corellian Run, and Corellian Trade Spine - go through Coruscant, making it the richest and most influential world in the Star Wars galaxy.
- Galactic City: The dense ecumenopolis that covers the surface levels of the planet Coruscant. Areas of the city including the Senate District, the Works, and CoCo Town. Built over thousands of years, Galactic City is homed to over a trillion individuals.
- Senate Building: The center of the Senate District which served as the seat of the Galactic Senate in the Old Republic.
- Senate Office Building: A large domed administration building that also functioned as a spaceport in the Galactic City's Senate District.
- Coruscant Jedi Temple: The headquarters of the Jedi Order, located near the senate district. The Coruscant Jedi Temple's archives contains records of the history of the Jedi Order, every planet that the members of the Jedi Order have ever visited or discovered, the location of every Jedi Temple ever built throughout the galaxy, etc.
- Coruscant is often confused with Hosnian Prime when it was destroyed.