Duchy of Ulek

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Duchy of Ulek
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The arms of the Duchy of Ulek, as depicted in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000).
Motto/Nickname
Region Sheldomar Valley
Ruler Duke Grenowin
Government Feudal monarchy
Established
Capital Tringlee
Major Towns Tringlee, Axegard, Waybury.
Provinces
Resources
Coinage Moonveil (pp), suncrown (gp), shootingstar (ep), bellflower (sp), oakleaf (cp).
Population 392,200 (591 CY)
Races
Languages Common, Elven, Keolandish, Sylvan.
Alignments
Religions Seldarine, Ehlonna, Phaulkon, Phyton, Beory, Fharlanghn, Kord, gnomish pantheon.
Allies
Enemies

The Duchy of Ulek is a political state of the Flanaess, and one of the three Ulek States (the other two being the County of Ulek, and the Principality of Ulek).

History

Geography

The modern Duchy of Ulek is generally located in the southwestern portion of the Flanaess, and is considered part of the Sheldomar Valley region. It is bordered by the Lortmil Mountains to the north and northwest, by the Kewl River to the east, and by the Sheldomar River to the west and south.

As of 591 CY, the most populous towns are Tringlee (pop. 14,500), Axegard (pop. 13,200), and Waybury (pop. 11,500).

People

Population

As of 591 CY, the population of the Duchy of Ulek totaled 392,200 persons. Humans of mostly Suel stock make up over 40% of the inhabitants. Half-elves are over 30% of the population, while elves are almost 20% (mostly high elves, but some sylvan as well). Gnomes, halflings, and others make up the remainder of the population.

Religion

The most popular deities among the Duchy of Ulek's citizens are the Seldarine, Ehlonna, Phaulkon, Phyton, Beory, Fharlanghn, Kord, and the gnomish pantheon.

Languages

The most widely-spoken languages in the Duchy of Ulek include Common, Elven, Keolandish, and Sylvan.

Government

The Duchy of Ulek is a feudal monarchy, ruled by His Noble Radiance, Duke Grenowin of Ulek. The Duke is a hereditary title, and royal and all major noble houses are exclusively elven.

The national capital is Tringlee.

Heraldry

The Duchy of Ulek's coat of arms is blazoned thus: Purpure, on a chief dancetty or a bundle of 5 arrows points sinister gules.

Economy

Resources

The Duchy of Ulek is noted for producing foodstuffs and cloth, and mining electrum, gold, silver, and gems of low to average quality.

Currency

The Duchy of Ulek's standard coinage consists of the platinum moonveil (pp), gold suncrown (gp), electrum shootingstar (ep), silver bellflower (sp), and copper oakleaf (cp).

Transportation

Military

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