Even in the smallest of Indian locales, the divisions of geography and nationalism are played out on a micro scale.
These locales also benefit from the influx of business their tax laws invite and all of the associated economic activity.
The rest of the game world looks quite good as well, and each of the immense variety of locales have their own charm.
1772, local, from French local, noun use of local (adj.), from Latin locus "place" (see locus). English spelling with -e (1816) probably is based on morale or else to indicate stress.
The word's right to exist depends upon the question whether the two indispensable words locality & scene give all the shades of meaning required, or whether something intermediate is useful. [Fowler]