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|Kingdom of Redania|
Form of government
Head of State
|King Vizimir II|
King Radovid V
Detail of the The Witcher map
One of the major Northern Kingdoms, Redania is a wealthy realm that profits greatly from agriculture and trade. Its capital city is Tretogor. Oxenfurt, with the largest university in the North, and the free city of Novigrad are also located in Redania. The kingdom's neighbours are Kovir, Caingorn, Kaedwen, Aedirn and Temeria.
With its government heavily influenced by sorceresses, it also possesses the strongest intelligence network in the world. For ages, Redania has fought a customs war with Temeria, its southern neighbour and primary rival in the North.
King Vizimir II was assassinated during the second Nilfgaardian War. During the interregnum, the country was ruled by a Regency Council headed by Sigismund Dijkstra, the head of Redanian Intelligence.
National emblems[edit | edit source]
Heraldry[edit | edit source]
- The colours of the Kingdom of Redania are: white and red, and the coat of arms from time immemorial has been the silver eagle in a red field. Of this eagle, the ancient emblem of King Abrad the Old Oak, various motions and forms were, notwithstanding presently the insigne is like King Radovid IV had determined and approved in edict: Gules, an eagle displayed Argent crowned, beaked and membered Or, grasping in the dexter claw an sceptre Or. The eagle is charged on the breast with an escutcheon: Sable a cross Or. Escutcheon is arms of Jamurlak, country located in the interfluve of rivers Buina and Braa ultimately vassalized by Crown of Redania during reign of Radovid the Bald.
- Jan of Attre, Coats of Arms of the Respectable Royal and Knightly Houses, their blazon and history
The images above depict the basic Redanian Eagle and coat of arms which has been in use since the reign of King Radovid IV. For the unofficial concepts of coats of arms used by previous monarchs, click here.
Flag[edit | edit source]
This flag was created by our resident heraldry and witcher expert Mboro, based on the description in the novels.
Known Redanians[edit | edit source]
Main cities and keeps[edit | edit source]
- Tretogor (capital)
- Free City of Novigrad (former capital, independent of Redania)
Regions and landmarks[edit | edit source]
In The Witcher computer game[edit | edit source]
Glossary Entry[edit | edit source]
Sources[edit | edit source]
Journal entry[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- From Radovid IV's note, translation by SMiki5five.