The Grand Principality of Baldor is a fairly young country but has an old history dating back centuries. The country is located in the Fornax Musica region on the Lynx Minor continent on Golden Rainbow. The country is part of and a founding member of the Royne Confederacy
Official Name: The Grand Principality of Baldor
Form of Government: Aristocracy
Founded: June 22, 3576
Location: southern area of Fornax Musica region on the continent of Lynx Minor on Golden Rainbow. Bordered to the east by the country of Romandy and to the south by the Grand Sea (part of the Equatorial Ocean).
Area: from north to south 266.54 (30.43 degrees north to 32.86 degrees north). from east to west 349.55 (114.09 degrees east to 117.81 degrees east).
Major Rivers: The Royne, Honeywine
Major Features: Highlands, Royne river system
The country is classed as having a SW Tropical Savannah climate. Though this would really only apply to the southern most part of the country as most of the country has a more sub-tropical climate. The area around the capital city Venysar has a Mediterranean climate.
Land use: 30% arable land, 2% permanent crops, 54% forest and woodland, 10% meadows and pastures, 4% other
The government of Baldor follows a mixed model form. The legislature is bicameral.
Grand Archon or Grand Prince - is head of state. Position is hereditary and ceremonial.
Chancellor - is head of government and chairs the cabinet.
Executive Privy Council - is in effect the cabinet
Estates Council - Legislative body that reviews all legislation. Members are appointed.
Assembly of Burgesses - Originates, debates and forwards all legislation. Members are democratically elected to five (5) year terms.
Regional Courts of Appeal
The capital city Venysar is an old city with a history dating back centuries. It is regarded as one of the oldest cities on Golden Rainbow. There are many unique features and sites to see. The Great Library of Venysar, Imperial Palace, Old Market, Point Tower, Riverview Business District, Royne river,
See the Royne Confederacy for the history of this country as most of it's history overlaps that of the Confederacy's.