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  • Worldwound

    A [[Demons | demon-haunted]] wasteland that lies at the northern-most reaches of central [[Avistan]], the Worldwound is an unnatural blight: it is a rift to the [[Abyss | Abyss]] opened on the [[Material Plane | Material Plane]]. The Worldwound refers …

  • Cheliax

    The Empire of Cheliax remains one of the most powerful nations militarily in the [[Inner Sea]] region. Its control of the [[Arch of Aroden]], the passage between the [[Inner Sea]] and the [[Arcadian Ocean]], also gives it a vital role in much of the …

  • Osirion

    Osirion is one of the oldest nations currently in the [[Inner Sea]] region, and one of the most influential in [[Garund| Garund]]. This primarily desert nation ruled by a succession of pharaoh God-Kings occupies the northeastern corner of the continent of …

  • Katapesh

    Katapesh is a nation of trade in the continent of [[Garund]], selling all conceivable goods, no matter how mundane or bizarre. Traders converge on the nation's bazaars from around the world, even from other planes. [[Pesh]] and slaves are two of its major …

  • Andoran

    Andoran is a nation of the people, governed by the principals of Common Rule which grants every man a voice. Andoran holds the reins of its own destiny in the strong hands of its people; it is the birthplace of freedom. The threat of the [[Demons | …

  • Druma

    The Kalistocracy of Druma is a land glutting itself on the wealth of trade, ruled by the high prophet of a strange, secular religion that values wealth and trade above any deity. This religion permeates every level of Druman society, as followers of this …

  • Mendev

    The nation of Mendev in northeastern [[Avistan | Avistan]] is a nation shaped by conflict with [[Enemies of the Crusades | Abyssal]] forces unlike anywhere else on [[Golarion | Golarion]]. The people of this beleaguered land have struggled with the …

  • Taldor

    Knights, fair maidens, heroic adventures, and righteous quests—these are the legends of old Taldor Empire. But the once-powerful empire has fallen from its former glory. Now rival nobles battle each other with bitter knights and proxy armies for personal …

  • Qadira

    The westernmost nation of the [[Empire of Kelesh]], Qadira is a kingdom with the power of the sprawling [[Casmaron]] empire at its back. Qadira is [[Empire of Kelesh|Kelesh's]] doorway to [[Avistan | Avistan]], and is perhaps the single most valuable …

  • Lingshen

    The nation of Lingshen lies in the western half of [[Tian Xia | Tian Xia's]] northern landmass. Some argue that it is the greatest of the [[Sixteen Kingdoms of Shu | Successor States]] of [[Lung Wa | Lung Wa]], although this opinion would be hotly derided …

  • Quain

    The [[Sixteen Kingdoms of Shu | Successor State]] of Quain in [[Tian Xia | Tian Xia]] is the largest center of martial arts training on the continent. Quain is the bed of the followers of [[:irori | Irori]]. [[:irori | Irori]] is the god of enlightenment, …

  • Po Li

    Seat of the former capital of [[Lung Wa | Lung Wa]], the [[Sixteen Kingdoms of Shu | Successor State]] of Po Li is now a monotheistic theocracy run by a council of powerful oracles who wait for the reincarnation of the Eternal Emperor, who is prophesied …

  • River Kingdoms

    The River Kingdoms of northeastern [[Avistan]] have long been a haven for inland pirates, freedom fighters, anarchists, and exiles. The Kingdoms are by no means a unified nation, but rather a constantly shifting group of city-states and fiefdoms, each at …

  • Brevoy

    The nation of Brevoy was once two vastly different nations locked in a constant state of war before being conquered by a ruthless despot. Now, at the far northeastern reaches of [[Avistan | Avistan]], Brevoy is on the verge of civil war. Being so far …

  • Numeria

    [[Numeria]] is a barren, harsh land ruled over by a despot and his mage council, known as the [[Technic League]]. Numeria is well known throughout [[Avistan]] for the ruined remains and pieces of a mighty star that fell to the [[Golarion]] thousands of …

  • Ustalav

    The nation of [[Ustalav]] is a fog-shrouded realm that was once ruled by a powerful lich wizard-king. Ustalav now finds itself a strongly divided nation, struggling to reclaim its former greatness. At its height, Ustalav was capable of threatening and …

  • Hold of Belkzen

    While orcs can be found throughout [[Golarion | Golarion]], nowhere else are they as plentiful or live in as densely populated settlements as in the Hold of Belkzen. Belkzen is an unforgiving wasteland filled with shrub brush, steep mountains, and uneven …

  • Nidal

    Nidal is one of the oldest surviving countries in [[Avistan]], having been founded during the uncounted years before the arrival of [[:aroden | Aroden]]. Even though it is now beholden to the neighboring infernal realm of [[Cheliax]] to the south, it …

  • Molthune

    A rising power on the shores of [[Lake Encarthan]], [[Molthune]] desperately wants to be an empire whose power rivals those of the great nations of the [[Inner Sea]]. At the moment it is a nation whose ambition outstrips it abilities, but with new …

  • Isger

    Isger is a vassal state of [[Cheliax | Cheliax]]. In the eyes of [[Cheliax | Cheliax]] it is not so much a sovereign nation as a glorified trade route. Isger is landlocked, bordering [[Cheliax]] to the southwest, [[Andoran]] to the southeast, [[Molthune]] …

  • Nirmathas

    Nirmathas is a struggling country in [[Avistan]] that only recently freed itself from the grasp of the imperialistic nation of [[Molthune]], which continues to try to reclaim it. The people of [[Nirmathas]] are proud of their freedom, liberty, and self- …

  • Varisia

    Only recently settled by colonists from the [[Cheliax | Chelaxian Empire]], the wild frontier of [[Varisia]] is composed of rural communities, independent city-states, cyclopean ruins, and uncharted wilderness. Varisia is not so much a nation of [[Avistan …

  • Realm of the Mammoth Lords

    A realm of mega-fauna, the Realm of the Mammoth Lords is a land in [[Avistan | Avistan]] that is inhabited by myriad "family-based" tribes and larger "followings." These groups are multi-racial vagabonds and warriors seeking to test themselves against the …

  • Galt

    Galt is a land where once high ideals have been laid low and mob rule has led to chaos. After the death of [[:aroden | Aroden]], the people of Galt decided it was time to throw off the rule of imperial [[Cheliax]] and their own nobles who had colluded …

  • Razmiran

    The realm known as Razmiran was once just another territory within the vast [[River Kingdoms]] where leadership changed as often as the years. This changed in 4661AR, when the land was conquered by a warlord who claims that he is a living god. The …

  • Lastwall

    Lastwall was founded with a single purpose in mind, and that ancient purpose still drives much of life today. The nation was founded to keep watch over the the corpse of the lich wizard-king killed by [[:aroden | Aroden]], at the end of the decades-long …

  • Irrisen

    Irrisen is a harsh, cold northern land in the nortth of [[Avistan]], covered in the snow and ice of a winter that has lasted centuries. The land is governed by the [[White Witches]] of Irrisen. Irrisen is a land dominated by the cold. It sits at the …

  • Lands of the Linnorm Kings

    The Lands of the Linnorm Kings are nestled on the north western tip of [[Avistan]] near the [[Crown of the World | Crown of the World]] it is a realm of taiga and marshland that spends much of the year frozen beneath layers of snow, a place utterly …

  • Kyonin

    The homeland of the elven race on [[Golarion | Golarion]], Kyonin was nearly completely abandoned until recently. Only recently have Elves returned to [[Golarion]] to reclaim their ancient homeland and have set about trying to repopulate their magnificent …

  • Khanduras

    The land of Khanduras is located east of the nation of [[Brevoy]], within the continent of [[Casmaron]], west of the [[Lake of Mists and Veils | Lake of Mists and Veils]]. Human settlers have united the land into an empire in the past, but now the land is …