Duchy of Urnst
|Duchy Palatine of Urnst|
|The arms of the Duchy of Urnst, as depicted in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (2000).|
|Region||Old Aerdy West|
|Ruler||Duke Karll Lorinar|
|Government||Independent feudal monarchy|
|Major Towns||Leukish, Nellix, Seltaren, Nyrstran, Pontyrel, Goldplain|
|Resources||Foodstuffs, silver, electrum, gold, platinum, gemstones|
|Coinage||[Modified Aerdy] sterling duke (pp), gold duke (gp), bright (ep), shield (sp), common (cp)|
|Languages||Common, Halfling, Elvish|
|Religions||Saint Cuthbert, Pelor, the halfling pantheon, Lydia|
|Allies||County of Urnst|
The Duchy of Urnst, properly known as the Duchy Palatine of Urnst, is a political state of the Flanaess.
As of 591 CY, the population of the Duchy of Urnst totaled 751,850 persons, the vast majority (almost 80%) being humans of mainly Suel descent. Elves, gnomes, halflings, dwarves, half-elves, and half-orcs make up the remainder of the population.
The most widely-spoken languages in the Duchy of Urnst include Common, Halfling, and Elven.
The Duchy of Urnst is an independent feudal monarchy (theoretically owing fealty to the old Great Kingdom) with hereditary rulership currently held by His Most Lordly Grace Karll Lorinar, the Duke of Urnst, Warden of the Abbor-Alz. The Honorable Chamber is a contingent of noble and high-born Suel that serves as the Duke's advisors.
The national capital is Leukish.
The Duchy of Urnst's coat of arms is blazoned thus: Vert, a brown bear rampant proper.
The Duchy of Urnst is noted for producing a variety of foodstuffs, and mining operations produce silver, electrum, gold, platinum, and gemstones of all qualities.
The Duchy's standard coinage is based on Aerdy's system and consists of the platinum sterling duke (pp), gold gold duke (gp), electrum bright (ep), silver shield (sp), and copper common (cp).
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