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Duchy rankBologna
Primary culture
Romagnol (Latin)

Capital province
Bologna (4730)

Italian Signoria Government republic.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Bolognese ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
−10% Construction cost
+20% Fort defense

Morale of armies.png Etruscan Origins

+10% Morale of armies

Legitimacy.png Bentivoglio Family

+1 Yearly legitimacy
−20% Reelection cost

Monthly fervor increase.png Rebellion Against the Papacy

+0.25 Monthly fervor
+10% Church power

Goods produced modifier.png La Grassa

+10% Goods produced modifier

Prestige.png La Rossa

+1 Yearly prestige

Fort maintenance.png La Turrita

−15% Fort maintenance

Technology cost.png La Dotta

−5% Technology cost

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

−10% Development cost

Bologna is a Catholicism Catholic republic located in northeastern Italy, bordering Flag of Ferrara Ferrara, Flag of Urbino Urbino, and Flag of Florence Florence. In 1444, the country starts as a one province minor, and is not a part of the HRE.


Main article: Italian minor missions



Execute decision.pngForm Italian Nation

As the heart of the Renaissance, our nation is blossoming culturally. We have just entered the beginning of what looks like a prolonged artistic rebellion, especially in the field of architecture and literature. The cultural evolution is not aiding our country in maintaining peace within our borders however. Our country is continuously stricken by foreign states seeking power and territorial gain.
Potential requirements

Flag of Italy Italy does not exist.

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:


The country:


If the country:

  • is a member of the Holy Roman Empire but not the emperor or an elector then:
    • all its provinces are removed from the HRE.
    • the emperor gets the Msg event.pngevent ‘Italy breaks out of the Empire’.
    • the emperor gets the opinion modifier ‘Left the Holy Roman Empire’ towards the country, worth Opinion.png−150 opinion with a yearly decay of 1.

The country:

If Flag of Italy Italy:


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Starting as Bologna, become Mexico or Texas.
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Form Italy.
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