An Introduction to District 13, description and creation. District 13 is like the Capitol - The Capitol is oppressive, but not to the people who live there. Here are some facts: Just like District 13 appears oppressive to Katniss. They based the design on cylindrical organization, communal, "The Hive". There were 250 people in the evacuation scene running down the stairs. Level 40 bunker was filmed in a parking garage with very low ceilings. Did their best to base District 13 in the reality of being underground.