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{{Location infobox
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|location = Western [[Tortall]] on the [[Oloron River]]
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| name=Corus
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|residents = [[Clara Goodwin]], [[Ersken Westover]], [[Kebibi Ahuda]], [[Matthias Tunstall]], [[Nyler Jewel]], [[Phelan Rapp]], [[Tansy Lofts]], [[Aniki Forfrysning]], [[Koramin Ingensra]], [[Rosto the Piper]], [[Teodorie of Haryse|Theodorie]] and [[Gershom of Haryse]], [[Rebakah Cooper|Rebakah]], [[Diona Cooper|Diona]], [[Fern Cooper|Fern]], [[Lorine Cooper|Lorine]], [[Willes Cooper|Willes]] and [[Nilo Cooper]],<br />[[Piers of Mindelan]], [[Thayet jian Wilima]], [[Lalasa]]
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|affiliation = Tortall
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|government = Monarchy
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|head_of_state = [[Jonathan IV of Conté]] {{comment|King}}
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| location=Western [[Tortall]] on the [[Olorun River]]
|appeared = [[Alanna: The First Adventure]]
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}}'''Corus,''' the capital city of [[Tortall]], rangeed on the northern and southern banks of the [[Oloron River]]. It was situated in western Tortall, half a day's travel from [[Port Caynn]]. The city was made of different districts and was home to the domain of the [[Rogues]], the crooked population of Tortall. The [[royal palace]] was situated on an hill south of the Olorun. Around the middle of the fifth century of the [[Human Era]] a new [[royal university]] was founded in Corus.
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| affiliation=[[Tortall]]
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| head_of_state=[[Roger II of Conté|King Roger]] {{comment|official king during 200s}}<br />[[Kayfer Deerborn]] {{comment|The [[Rogue]]}}<br />[[Rosto the Piper]] {{comment|The Rogue}}<br />[[Roald I of Conté|King Roald]]<br />[[George Cooper]] {{comment|The Rogue}}<br />[[Jonathan IV of Conté]]
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}}'''Corus''' is the capital city of [[Tortall]]<ref>For locations within the capital, see [[:Category:Places in Corus]]</ref>.
   
In the capital people of different nationalities and professions could be found as could exotic fruits and other products. Especially on market days, many people from the countryside came to the city, which made Corus look especially bright.<ref>''Alanna: The First Adventure'', Cp. 1 (p. 17/18; Random House paperback)</ref>
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==Location and layout==
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Corus stretches across the northern and southern banks of the [[Olorun River]]. It is situated on the western side of Tortall near the coast.
   
For locations within the capital, see [[:Category:Places in Corus]]
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===Districts<ref>It is not known whether or not the districts have changed in the 200 years that passed between the '''''[[Provost's Dog]]''''' trilogy and '''''[[The Song of the Lioness]]''''' quartet.</ref>===
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Corus is divided into different districts<ref>''Terrier'' map</ref>. There are 8 different districts of Corus.
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*[[Highfields District]]
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*[[Prettybone District]]
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*[[Unicorn District]]
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*[[Palace District]]
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*[[Flash District]]
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*[[Upmarket District]]
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*[[Patten District]]
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*The [[Lower City]]
   
== Districts ==
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Both Highfields District and Prettybone are located to the north of the River Olorun. The rest are located to the south. Each district has its own guard station, and it is how the [[Provost's Guard]] splits up its people in order to best protect the city. Unicorn, Upmarket, and a bit of Patten are the wealthier districts, same with Highfields and Prettybone.
Corus is divided into different districts, as revealed in detail throughout ''[[Terrier]]''. The [[Provost's Guard]] is organised in correspondence to the districts and each district has its own guard station, except [[Temple District|Temple]] and [[Palace District]]s, which have their own guards. The districts of the [[Court of the Rogue]] are mostly the same with the exception that the Rogue also has an additional district, [[Waterfront District]]. The names of the districts are as follows:
 
:*[[Highfields District|Highfields]]
 
:*[[Prettybone District|Prettybone]]
 
:*[[Unicorn District|Unicorn]]
 
:*[[Palace District|Palace]]
 
:*[[Flash District|Flash]]
 
:*[[Upmarket District|Upmarket]]
 
:*[[Patten District|Patten]]
 
:*The [[Lower City]]
 
:*[[Temple District]]
 
   
It is not known whether the names or borders of these districts changed over the two hundred year gap between ''[[Terrier]]'' and ''[[Song of the Lioness]]''.
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The [[Temple District]], located south of the Common, does not require the Provost's Guard as it employs its own people.
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==Culture==
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In the capital people of different nationalities and professions could be found as could exotic fruits and other products. Especially on market days, many people from the countryside came to the city, which made Corus look especially bright.<ref>''Alanna: The First Adventure'', Cp. 1 (p. 17/18; Random House paperback)</ref>
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

Revision as of 22:50, July 20, 2015

Corus
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General
Type
Location Western Tortall on the Olorun River
Size
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Climate
Islands
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Zoology
Location Information
Established
Official Language
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Residents See below
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Major Events
Affiliation Tortall
Architecture
Capital
Port Cities
Major Cities
Major Roads
Landmarks
Notable Buildings
Rooms
Politics
Government
Head of State King Roger (official king during 200s)
Kayfer Deerborn (The Rogue)
Rosto the Piper (The Rogue)
King Roald
George Cooper (The Rogue)
Jonathan IV of Conté
Councils
Military
Wars
Allies
Enemies
Economics
Main Industry Mercantile
Trade Partners
Currency
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Corus is the capital city of Tortall[1].

Location and layout

Corus stretches across the northern and southern banks of the Olorun River. It is situated on the western side of Tortall near the coast.

Districts[2]

Corus is divided into different districts[3]. There are 8 different districts of Corus.

Both Highfields District and Prettybone are located to the north of the River Olorun. The rest are located to the south. Each district has its own guard station, and it is how the Provost's Guard splits up its people in order to best protect the city. Unicorn, Upmarket, and a bit of Patten are the wealthier districts, same with Highfields and Prettybone.

The Temple District, located south of the Common, does not require the Provost's Guard as it employs its own people.

Culture

In the capital people of different nationalities and professions could be found as could exotic fruits and other products. Especially on market days, many people from the countryside came to the city, which made Corus look especially bright.[4]

Notes and references

  1. For locations within the capital, see Category:Places in Corus
  2. It is not known whether or not the districts have changed in the 200 years that passed between the Provost's Dog trilogy and The Song of the Lioness quartet.
  3. Terrier map
  4. Alanna: The First Adventure, Cp. 1 (p. 17/18; Random House paperback)

See also

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