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Pearl Islands (Exarchate of the)
Location: South and east of Ochalea, south of the Alatian Islands, north of the Jungle Coast of Davania. SD
Area: 119,719 sq. mi. (310,070 sq. km.).
Population: 103,500, including Seagirt (pop. 5,200).
Languages: Nuari (believed to be a dialect of Tanagoro), Thyatian (Nuari dialect).
Coinage: Thyatian Standard: emperor (pp), lucin (gp), justiciar (ep), asterius (sp), denarius (cp). Barter is common among the islanders themselves.
Taxes: 10% imperial commercia sales tax on all goods save food, clothing, and fixed assets. Corvée labour on behalf of the nation as needed.
Government Type: Dominion, member of the Thyatian Empire with self-rule.
Industries: Pearl-diving, jewellery-making, export of tropical fruits.
Important Figures: Nurokidu Nuar (Exarch).
Flora and Fauna: Mainly dominated by fruit-bearing tropical trees and hardy grasses. Animals include cattle and horse imported from Thyatis. Giant lizards (draco) are also common, as are many sea creatures in the surrounding waters.
Further Reading: Dawn of the Emperors boxed set, previous almanacs.
Last Year's Events: None to report.