The Camp

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The Camp
Nation: South Sea Islands
Population: 2,289
Predominant language: Britannic Istvanistani

Main roads: Westward Rise, Rubensstraat, Agnesplein, Hill Avenue, Bridge Street
Major districts: Fox Bay, Port Albemarle, Kleine Huisjes, Hogeland, West Bay Point, Port Harriet

Current mayor: N/A
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The Camp is the collective term used to describe all non-urban areas of the South Sea Islands. In effect, it includes any part of the islands outside of the major cities- Joseph Town and Zuid-Richel. The rural areas are considered to be one collective geographical area, regardless of their distribution across the South Sea Islands' two main landmasses.

The settlements of The Camp are primarily either agricultural or involved in the fishing industry, although in recent years some have come to specialise in tourism activities.

Only settlements with more than 300 inhabitants are listed in this article- a further 382 residents live in smaller settlements or individual homesteads.

Westward Rise

Located on, and named for, the long mountains slopes south west of Nightingale Bay and Joseph Town, Westward Rise has a permanent population of 352. While the settlement is primarily involved in the farming of reindeer herding, entrepreneurial residents have established a number of small guest houses which welcome whale-watching tourists during the summer season.

Nationally, the settlement is famous for producing reindeer jerky. Originally created as a way to preserve meat for times of scarcity, this local stable has since become popular across the South Sea Islands.

Port Albemarle

Standing on the westernmost tip of Grand Wulfram, Port Albemarle is the most northern and most western settlement of the South Sea Islands. The settlement remains relatively isolated from the rest of Grand Wulfram, with no road access possible due to a dense tract of volcanic boulders. The population of 327 are primarily engaged in activities relate to fishing, and Port Albemarle's fishermen are famed for their long journeys in relatively primitive vessels, frequently being sighted off the coast of continental Corum.

In recent times the residents of Port Albemarle have complained of reduced fish stocks due to incursions by larger commercial fishing vessels, and discussions are underway to create a protected economic zone for the settlers.

Kleine Huisjes

Located within easy driving distance of the seaport at Zuid-Richel, Kleine Huisjes has taken advantage of this proximity to establish a popular tourist industry. Of the 311 permanent residents, around half are now involved in the tourist sector, providing accommodation, catering, travel and life guarding services for tourists who choose to visit the pristine black volcanic beaches. The remaining population are engaged in traditional agricultural practices, growing crops and tending to domesticated animals.

The settlement's reliance on the natural beauty of Zuid-Richel has led the population to be vocal advocates for environmental protection, with particular attention paid to marine pollution.


With a population of 310, Hogeland is an agricultural powerhouse within the South Sea Islands. Located in the central highlands of Zuid-Richel, the settlement is involved in various forms of intensive farming and is noted for the mansion-like houses prominent farming families have constructed over time. Staple crops produced in Hogeland form a significant part of the South Sea Islands food supply chain, with a local proverb stating that a piece of Hogeland is inside everyone, due to the extensive use of Hogeland wheat in bread production.

The population of the settlement has experienced a "brain drain" in recent years, with younger residents opting to move to Zuid-Richel. Local community leaders are working to reverse this trend by establishing affordable freehold farms in the areas, alongside a mentorship program for new farmers.

West Bay Point

Located on the south west coast of Trinity Island, West Bay Point is the southernmost occupied settlement of the South Sea Islands. The population of 305 are primarily involved in reindeer and yak herding, with a seasonal fishing industry operating during the summer. During the winter the nearby bay is completely filled with sea ice, and seal hunting is a popular sport and source of food for the settlement.

Periodical discussions regarding moving the settlement to the site of Port Egmont occur within the settlement, however the current settlement is generally considered to be in a more favourable position, and the national government opposes the reoccupation of site.

Port Harriet

Standing on the north eastern side of Grand Wulfram, Port Harriet is a fishing village of 302 permanent residents. While historically the villagers themselves actively engaged in the fishing industry, there has been a recent trend towards hosting licensed fishing vessels from elsewhere as an alternative source of income, and only a small fleet of local fishing vessels now remains.

Port Harriet is home to the only dry dock on Grand Wulfram outside of Zuid-Richel's seaport, and local engineers offer minor repair services to fishing and commercial vessels.