Alyssia, The Noble Land
Countries of Alyssia
There are twelve civilized countries in Alyssia with 27 major cities. A major city is any inhabitation with over 5,000 people. Each major city is surrounded by 2-6 smaller villages which are economically connected to the major city. In addition, there are numerous way-station type settlements that have developed on roads connecting the cities. These way-stations are basically a large inn with some additional services (such as a blacksmith, a general store, etc) that survives solely on the income brought from travelers.