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Orcland (a.k.a. the Orclands)

Location: Northeastern part of Darokin, northeast of Aengmor, southeast of Rockhome. OW

Area: Approximately 12,936 sq. mi. (33,504 sq. km.).

Population: Estimated at around 15,600 goblinoids (primarily orcs).

Languages: Most goblinoid tongues; Orcish is most common.

Coinage: Any (mostly stolen).

Taxes: Whatever can be taken from one's underlings.

Government Type: Coalition of semi-autonomous nations, each ruled by a chief. Nominally part of Darokin.

Industries: Warfare, subsistence herding, limited mining (primarily in the region of Tlazepetec).

Important Figures: Moghul Khan (Khan of Dast), Tlatepetl (Governor-General of Tlazepetec), Khordarg. General Tlatepetl has annexed the settlements of Xorg and New Hobgobland, territories formerly under the command of Hutai Khan and Alebane. The two goblinoid leaders both left Orcland in AC 1016 with raiding hordes.

Flora and Fauna: Aside from the predominance of goblinoids in the region, many monsters can be found here. These include animal herds (primarily deer), apes (snow and white), black bears, mountain lions, and wolves. There are rumours that a large red dragon made its home in the area near Tlazepetec a long time ago.

Further Reading: GAZ10 The Orcs of Thar, GAZ11 The Republic of Darokin, O2 Blade of Vengeance, previous almanacs.

Last Year's Events: None to report.