The Duchy of Aldora is a province in the Turamzzyrian Empire. The Duchy is located in the southernmost region of the empire and borders the Southron Wastes. The capital city of Aldora is Elstreth. The highest mountain in Aldora is known as Skyreach, the location of a battle in the wars of the Horned Cabal.
Aldora is land-locked. A wide, low range called the Gattrof Mountains occupies the eastern half of the Duchy, while the west is comprised of inhospitable hills made rocky and barren by storms that sweep up from the southwest. Oasis-like valleys protected from the storms flourish and produce some rare plant life. The largest of these valleys is the Valley of Hourouth.
Aldora has very little farm land, but the hilly terrain provides exceptional grazing for the mountain goats and sheep that are abundant there. The importance of wool to Aldora's existence is one that cannot be underestimated, and the fine weaving of the region has made Aldora a household name across the empire. The Duchy is well known for its skilled crafters of brocade cloth.
Aldora is famed for its magnificent wineries, as the Duchy is perfect for grape-growing. The region has become most renown for its riesling and champagne.
Local Lore and Customs
The crest of Aldora is a gold ram's head facing left within a crown on a field of two horizontal black and white lines.
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