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There are ten major races in Galactic Civilizations II and one custom race slot:

All but the last four races were in Altarian Prophecy as well.

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There are also a variety of minor races, including:

Additionally, there is the League of Independent Systems, or I-League

Lastly, there are the precursors, the Arnor and the Dread Lords.

Each preset race has a distinct combination of AI, personality, and built-in race bonuses. The Korx, for instance, are all about money, and thus have an economic bonus. The Terrans are excellent diplomats, the Drengin have superb ships and soldiers, and the Yor have very loyal populations.