Onnwal

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Free State of Onnwal
Obedient State of Onnwal
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The arms of Onnwal, as depicted in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000).
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Onnwal, also known as the Free State of Onnwal, or the Obedient State of Onnwal (by the Scarlet Brotherhood), is a political state of the Flanaess.

History

Geography

Modern Onnwal is generally located in the southeastern portion of the Flanaess. A narrow isthmus connects Onnwal to the Iron Hills and Ahlissa on the mainland; it is otherwise surrounded by water on all sides, with the Azure Sea to the south, the Sea of Gearnat to the northwest, and Dunhead Bay to the northeast.

As of 591 CY, the most populous town is Scant (pop. 4,500).

People

Population

As of 591 CY, the population of Onnwal totaled 85,500 persons, the vast majority (almost 80%) being humans of chiefly Oeridian stock. Dwarves are the next largest group (9%, mainly hill dwarves), followed by gnomes (5%), halflings (3%), and elves (2%), with various other races making up the remainder of the population.

Religion

The most popular deities among Onnwal's rebels are Osprem, Zilchus, Procan, Norebo, Xerbo, Jascar, and Fortubo. The rulers of the Scarlet Brotherhood seated in Scant worship those deities most associated with the Scarlet Brotherhood.

Languages

The most widely-spoken languages in Onnwal include Common, Dwarven, and Gnomish.

Government

Onnwal has historically been a hereditary feudal monarchy, but rule of the state is currently contested. Both Exalted Sister Kuranyie, of the Scarlet Brotherhood, and His Noble Authority, Jian Destron, the Szek of Free Onnwal claim the rightful seat of power. Szek Destron is aided by His Honor Rakehell Chert, Commander of the Free Onnwal Army of Rebellion.

The national capital is (nominally) Scant.

Heraldry

Onnwal's coat of arms is blazoned thus: Vert, on a chief embattled or a fret couped sable.

Economy

Resources

Onnwal is noted for producing platinum, and good quality gems, including pearls.

Currency

Onnwal's standard coinage consists of the platinum sea eagle (pp), gold gull (gp), electrum wader (ep), silver goose (sp), and copper duck (cp).

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