Country of Urnst – Radigast City Establishments
County of Urnst
Part of a feudal monarchy, the County of Urnst is ruled by Her Noble Brilliancy, Countess
Radigast City is not just the capital city, but one of the most populous and prosperous cities in the Flanaess. It has over 40,000 inhabitants. Other major towns include Brotton, Caporna, Didieln, High Mardreth,
The country is divided into over 24 provinces rules by arch-barons, barons and lord mayors. Along with the Duchy of Urnst, the County is the breadbasket of the central Flanaess, with wide vast plains capable of producing food all year round excepting winters. Additionally, the country is a major producer of cloth and quite rich with silver mines of its own.
The County’s population is presently
The most commonly worshiped deities are Heironeous, St. Cuthbert, Pelor, Phyton
Regional Politics and the Surrounding Area
The County of Urnst is one of few countries of the Flanaess to emerge from the Greyhawk Wars in a much better position than which it started. It’s only military engagements involved relatively minor skirmishes along its border with the Iuz-controlled Bandit Kingdoms and minor naval battles on the Nyr Dyv. Varying amounts of official and unofficial support was provided by the County to the Kingdom of Nyrond and Duchy of Tenh, among other minor factions and operatives.
The Duchy of
The Kingdom of Nyrond – to the east and southeast of the County, while geographically intact, is on the verge of financial ruin for having borne the brunt of fighting against the Great Kingdom and its allies. Its survival owes directly to the vast financial (and material) aid provided by the County.
The Duchy of Urnst – borders the County to the south and southwest. The County is technically subservient to the Duchy, but not recognizably so in practice. The two countries are closely allied, or at least have been for hundreds of years and almost merged into a single nation during the Greyhawk Wars. The Duchy also prospered during the Wars and also finds itself the destination of many refugees from across the Flanaess.
The Nyr Dyv is a vast lake to the County’s immediate West. From it, the Artonsamay feeds some
The Shieldlands and the Horned Society, or what little that’s left of either, reside to the Northwest of the County. These, along with many regions in
In practice, this is a barely tolerable joint-rulership arrangement. Though vast in power and his lands many, Iuz is still but a Demi-God unable to trust any of his officers, clergy or emissaries, being some of the worst humanity has to offer. The operating principle in these lands is “Might