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Nova Alrodria

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Nova Alrodria
Flag of Nova Alrodria
Coat of Arms of Nova Alrodria
Coat of Arms
Motto: Nobilis Est Ira Leonis
Location of Nova Alrodria
Map versions 17.0.9 - present
Capital Azingrad
Largest cities Rostock, Augustus
Official language(s) Nats
Official religion(s) Dhurist Bovinism
Demonym Nova Alrodrian
 - Adjective Nova Alrodrian
Official full name People's Dominion of Nova Alrodria
under the Constitution of Natopia
Representative Democracy
 - Demesnial Charter {{{demesnialcharter}}}
 - Empress of the Natopians Vadoma I
 - Lord Owen Moonoak
 - Demesnial Legislature People's Assembly
 - Part of
(Demesnial Union)
Key Historical Dates {{{historicaldates}}}
 - Establishment 1690 AN
Population 1,921,004 (1707 AN)
Key Landmarks {{{landmarks}}}
Abbreviation AL
Full Greater Arms of the Empire WP version Nathan III crest.png

Administrative divisions of Natopia

The People's Dominion of Nova Alrodria is a demesne of Eastern Natopia. It is comprised of Crystal Island and Augustus Island located in the South Raynor Sea. Nova Alrodria is separated from Yellow Island by the Shimmering Strait. Major cities are Azingrad, Rostock, and Augustus. It was previously a constituent Land of the Dynastic Incarnation of the Lands of Flaventia until Flaventia was broken up following the establishment of Eastern Natopia. It is the cultural continuation of the Empire of Alrodria, as it was originally founded as the Barony of Muckypuckyland, a Natopian fief for Emperor Zachary of Alrodria. Crystal Island was the second territory that Natopian expanded into, after Ferien and Ptia. The island's rich gemstones resources provided the early Natopian state with a great deal of wealth. It has traditionally been associated with Tas Neemia. The island of Augustus was previously Treesian until the collapse of the Apollo Foundation.


The terrain of Crystal and Augustus islands.

Most of Crystal Island is mountainous or rocky. Most of the island's coastline are cliffs or rocky. Beachy coastlines and plains are found around the two cities, Azingrad and Rostock. The mountains are an abundant source of precious gemstones. Augustus island is dominated by the Augustan Drylands, a semi-arid desert. The seas around the islands are filled with reefs, making navigation through the Shimmering Straight difficult. The port city of Tassity controlled the seaway approach to Azingrad's port, the only point where raw materials could be exported economically. This natural barrier allowed neighboring Tas Neemia to exploit and mine the island for generations. Augustus Island, being surrounded by reefs and having little natural resources, remained sparsely populated and today only has about 200,000 residents, mainly serving the military base on the island.


Most of Nova Alrodria's economy is dependent on gemstone mining and the military. Raw resources are shipped to Tassity, where gem cutters process the rough stones. Rostock was an important naval shipyard for the Natopian Navy until the construction of the West Bay Dockyards in Opaeghia. It still produces certain smaller classes of vessels for the Raspur Pact. The Fort Augustus Military Base was opened in 1609 as part of a major strategic defense buildup under Lord Erion. It is a critical base of support for the Navy's projection of power into the North Raynor Sea.


It is small and sparsely populated, which has given rise to a strong democratic tradition, more so than any where else in Eastern Natopia except perhaps the three Klaasiyan states. Lord Owen Moonoak, adopted son of Lord Lieutenant Gwyn Moonoak, serves as the Lord of Nova Alrodria, a position he was granted by the previous Lord, Nathan II, when Flaventia was dissolved during the Division of the Natopian Empire. The People's Assembly, which meets in The Estates in Azingrad, is a remnant from the Flaventian Legislature. The Lord of Nova Alrodria is an inheritable and ceremonial position. It is chiefly responsible for opening and closing sessions of the Assembly, granting comital titles, presiding over the Assembly, and breaking tie votes.

The People's Assembly, which was built to seat representatives from all 444 constituencies in Flaventia, still has 444 members. This gives the Assembly one of the lower ratios of population per seat, with each Assemblyperson representing approximately 4,326 people.

Alrodrian Irredentism

After the resurgence of Alrodrian culture due to the region's elevation to full demesne, a movement to reclaim all or part of old Alrodria, located on the antarctic island of Caplona, gained popularity. The movement is currently limited to an online hashtag (#sweaters4alrodrians) and crowd funding campaign that seeks donations to buy a lot of cold weather gear for the potential re-settlers. The hashtag's creators were unaware that central Caplona has a temperate climate, warmed by hot springs and protected a mountain range.

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