Aquitaine (world)

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Aquitaine/Capella (Solomani Rim 1439)
Interstellar Wars
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population0 Barren ()
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level0 Pre-Industrial (primitive)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population9 High (2 billion)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F9 IV
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 5
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Aquitaine is a high-population, pre-rich garden world with a billion or more sophonts in population size, a near-ideal utopian environment conducive to most sophonts, and still lacks adequate population to expand its economy to a rich status.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

The mainworld has three small moons.

IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1439 Aquitaine (Solomani)

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: 8,100 miles (13,000 km). Gravity: 1.07g.
Atmosphere: Dense oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 74%.
Climate: Cool.
Population: 2.8 billion.
Government: Dictatorship.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 11.
World Trade Number: 5.5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Aquitaine is a high-population garden world, part of the Near Boötes Cluster in Capella Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Aquitaine is a member of the Solomani Confederation and a leading member of the Boötean League. Aquitaine is best known for its expertise in gravitic technology and is also a major exporter of luxury items, particularly food delicacies and superb wines.

Aquitaine was colonized around -2100 by francophone Terrans. Intermarriage was common from the earliest days of the colony, and under Aquitaine's bright sun dark skin proved to be an advantage, so almost all today's Aquitainians are of olive to deep brown complexion. The planetary society is bilingual, with Anglic as well as the local descendant of French being taught in schools.

During the Long Night the planet had slid back to TL 7 and planetary government had collapsed. Reunification occurred about -1000 under a warlord named Henri Kientega, who titled himself King Henri V of France and Aquitaine. Aquitaine is still ruled by the monarchy established by King Henri. Aquitaine is well-known for its elaborate code of courtesy. Blunt speech or abrupt action of any kind are considered inappropriate.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]


Pre-Boötes expedition world inhabited by Terrans from an early sublight expedition . It was rediscovered in 2678 AD (-1840) When an expedition leaving Vyborg for Vantage misjumped. Its population is primarily of the Jewish faith and the government structure is managed by a religious leader chosen by the people.

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