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Shahjapur (Kingdom of)
Location: The largest island of the Anathy Archipelago, between the continent of Jomphur and the Merry Pirates. HW
Area: 80,000 sq. mi. (207,200 sq. km.).
Population: 2,575,000 including Dharsatra (pop. 468,000) and the capital of Amtha (pop. 208,000) and numerous other towns and villages.
Coinage: Guru (platinum piece, 25gp), rupee (gold, 5gp), bhani (electrum, 1gp), khundar (sp), piaster (cp).
Taxes: Legalised plunder: tax farmers contracted to send a specified sum to the central treasury, and keep whatever they take beyond that sum as their pay.
Government Type: Military monarchy heavily influenced by theocratic gurus.
Industries: Agriculture, textiles (especially silk), tea, spices, teak, incense, mining.
Important Figures: Koriktodeva Raya (Grand Mogul).
Flora and Fauna: Teak, bamboo, broadleaf foliage. Tigers, crocodiles, wild dogs, elephants, baboons, mongooses, cranes, snakes of many varieties, water buffalo.
Further Reading: Hollow World boxed set, HWA3 Nightstorm, previous almanacs.
Last Year's Events: None to report.