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|City of Golden Towers|
Golden towers of Nilfgaard, fan-art by Thylacine
Localization of Nilfgaard on CD Projekt Red map
|Nilfgaard region, on the banks of the river Alba|
The city of Nilfgaard, known as the City of Golden Towers, is the capital to both the region and empire that grew to conquer all foreign lands south of the Yaruga. The city itself is located on the river Alba. People of the area tend to consider the term Nilfgaardian as defined only by the inhabitants of the capital and surrounding lands and certainly not by the inhabitants of the "lesser" areas.
Landmarks[edit | edit source]
- Royal court
- Military Academy
Notable residents[edit | edit source]
- Aine Dermott
- Assire var Anahid
- Carthia van Canten
- Clara aep Gwydolyn Gor
- Dervla Tryffin Broinne (later of Darn Rowan)
- Emhyr var Emreis
- Fergus var Emreis
- Fringilla Vigo (originally of Vicovaro)
- Jan Calveit
- Morvran Voorhis
- Vattier de Rideaux
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Origins of the city's name are unclear. "Nilf" seems to be corrupted version of Icelandic "nifl" (fog, darkness, mist; like in "Niflheim"), while "gaard" could be either Dutch "gaard" (yard, garden) or Old Norse "garðr" (yard, enclosure).