Poul (world)

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Poul/Iselle (Ustral Quadrant 2714)
Classic Era (1115)
C5687B8-8
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population7 Moderate (70 million)
GovernmentB Non-Charismatic Dictator
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F8 V M7 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0
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Poul is a rich, agricultural world with improving living conditions due to a bustling agro-economy.

  • As an agricultural world, this world is a near-ideal environment for producing quality foodstuffs of plant, animal, and other forms. Quality foodstuffs are a major export commodity for this world.
  • This is a rich world with a prosperous and thriving world economy.
  • This world is rich with high-grade living conditions, a good climate, and a non-harmful environment. Immigration registration for this world is always in high demand.
  • It is a member of the Solomani Confederation in the Iselle Subsector of Ustral Quadrant Sector.
  • This world-system hosts a Military Base, usually associated with military ground forces, which may be located on or off-world.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Poul Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Poul Primary Primary Yellow-White F8 V None
Poul Companion Secondary Red M7 V None

System Data[edit]

System:

  • 0 Gas Giants
  • 2 Planetoid Belts
  • 10 Other Worlds

Mainworld Data[edit]

Poul has an Importance rating of 1 (Ordinary).

  • Importance Extension- 1
    • (The Importance Extension (Ix) ranks worlds within a region. It governs the locations of capitals and trade routes. )

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Poul has a pressure of 0.71 to 1.49 atmospheres.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Imperial Landed Nobility[edit]

This world is a member of the Solomani Confederation and has no Landed Nobility.

World Starport[edit]

Poul has a routine quality starport.

  • A Class C Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform surprisingly sophisticated repair work despite the limited facilities.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Poul possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft (System Craft).

World Government[edit]

Poul has a Non-Charismatic Leader with a Non-charismatic Dictatorship government.

  • It is a government in which a previous charismatic dictator has been replaced by a leader through normal channels.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Unpopular Autocracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Empire.

World Law Level[edit]

Poul has a Law Level of 8.

  • Long bladed weapons controlled; open possession prohibited

World Military[edit]

No information yet available

World Economy[edit]

Economics: ( B 6 9 +1 )

  • Resources-B (Abundant)
    • (Resources are any materials available for processing and exploitation. They include natural resources, minerals, ores, metals, energy sources, biological assets, and any other materials of limited availability.)
  • Labor-6 (Millions)
    • (Labor is the workforce available for the processing and exploitation of Resources.)
  • Infrastructure-9 (Extensive)
    • (Infrastructure is the established technical structures that support exploitation of resources. Infrastructure includes roads, power grids, communications, and factories.)
  • Efficiency- 1 (Average)
    • (Efficiency reflects the current economic system, and includes sensible legal procedures, appropriate tariffs, customs promoting a balanced work ethic, rewards for merit, and social structures which match ability and job. Negative Efficiency is worse. Efficiency at -1 or less turn the RUs available negative: the Inefficiencies are so destructive as to make the economy a net drain. Such barriers represent a welfare state; cultural influences which do not value wealth, even physical limitations. On the other hand, since some economies have positive efficiencies: positive multipliers increasing available RU. )
  • Economic Extension- 27
    • (The Economic Extension (Ex) is the strength of a world economy and provides basic insights into the economy’s structure and capabilities.)
  • Resource Units- 594
    • (The world's budget.)

Trade Data[edit]

  • Ag-Agricultural
  • Ri-Rich

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Culture[edit]

Culture: [ 7 8 5 8 ]

  • Homogeneity-7 (Discordant)
    • (Homogeneity is a measure of the degree to which members of society hold common beliefs. Members of very homogeneous cultures are in strong agreement on the fundamentals of society (usually basic rights, religion, and methods of interaction). Members of non-homogeneous cultures hold many different beliefs on the fundamentals of society.)
  • Acceptance-8 (Friendly)
    • (Acceptance is the degree of xenophobia ( or xenophilia ) in the culture. High Acceptance is evidenced by friendliness to outsiders and offworlders; Low Acceptance is characterized by fear or rejection of outsiders.)
  • Strangeness-5 (Distinct)
    • (Strangeness is the degree of difference from the norms of interstellar society. High Strangeness is evidenced by unusual or outwardly incomprehensible actions, statements, or responses in the course daily activity. Low Strangeness reflects activities close to interstellar norms.)
  • Symbols-8 (Somewhat abstract)
    • (Symbols used by the culture may range from the concrete (idols; totems; statuary) to the abstract (symbolized belief systems; group affiliations).)

World Language/s[edit]

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available

World Infrastructure[edit]

Poul possesses extensive infrastructure

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available

UWP Listing[edit]

C5687B8-8

  • Starport-C (Routine)
  • Size-5 (8,000 km)
  • Atmosphere-6 (Standard)
  • Hydrosphere-8 (80%)
  • Population-7 (app. 20,000,000)
  • Government Type-B (Non-Charismatic Dictator)
  • Law Level-8 (Long bladed weapons controlled; open possession prohibited)
  • Technology Level-8 (Quality Computers)

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