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Presumably the Empire took it over, but did they shut it down? Did they continue to mine the valuable Tibanna gas, even though it was technically illegal? Was there a repossession auction? Did Lando, either himself or through rebel agents, attempt to reclaim or repurpose any equipment? What about the citizens who didn't escape?

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Within the new official canon of Star Wars (e.g. The 6 feature films, Clone Wars TV series and movie, Rebels TV series) there's no further mention of Cloud City or its 5 million inhabitants beyond the end of 'The Empire Strikes back'.


Elsewhere in the EU, there are extensive references including a visit from Jabba the Hutta's father (who becomes Governor for a few hours), an occupation by Grand Admiral Thrawn's forces, recovery by Lando and a strike force and the city's eventual fall into ruin after (what else!) a trade dispute.

You can read a potted history here on the Star Wars wookiepedia website.

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There's a canon mobile game called Star Wars: Uprising, which deals with the rebellion in the Anoat sector (including Bespin) after Return of the Jedi. Lobot lead a rebellion on Bespin which the Smuggler (the main character of the game) took part in.

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