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Europe eastern regions

The regional divisions of the Eastern Europe super-region.
Eastern Europe super-region
Balkan region
Baltic region
Carpathia region
Poland region
Pontic Steppe region
Russia region
Ruthenia region
Ural region

The Eastern European regions are all part of the Eastern Europe super-region. The southern regions serve as the main theater of conflict between the Flag of Ottomans Ottomans and the European nations. The central regions are the historical birthplace of the Flag of Commonwealth Commonwealth while the northeastern parts saw the rise of Flag of Russia Russia. The area sees a change in the dominant religion the further away it gets from the main heartland; from Catholicism Catholic in the central continent to Orthodoxy Orthodox in the eastern parts and to Sunni Islam Sunni around the Black Sea.

The break-down of the Eastern European regions are as follows:

Government types

  • Government monarchy.png Autocracy and Feudal Nobility are the dominant government types in these parts, with Russian Principality predominating in the eastern parts.
  • A few Government theocracy.png Theocratic governments forms are located in the northern part (along those are the Monastic Orders).
  • A few Government republic.png Republics are spread around (Plutocracy and Veche Republic).
  • Government steppe horde.png Steppe Nomads (and some Tribal form) governments start to appear around the Black Sea.

Religions

  • Catholicism Catholic still dominant in areas closer to the center of the continent.
  • Sunni Islam Sunni appears around the areas surrounding Black Sea.
  • Orthodoxy Orthodox is spread in the rest of area, at times as a buffer between the two above.

Technology groups

  • Western technology group Western in the northern and southwestern parts.
  • Anatolian technology group Anatolian and Nomadic technology group Nomadic in the southern parts and around the Black Sea respectively.
  • Eastern technology group Eastern is spread in the rest of area.

Culture groups

  • Germanic and a bit of Ugric in the most northern parts.
  • West Slavic and Carpathian in the western parts.
  • South Slavic and Baltic in the central parts.
  • East Slavic and Tatar in the eastern parts and around the Black Sea.
  • Byzantine (along with Latin) and Levantine in the southern parts.

Formable / Reformable nationsEdit

Some of these nations don't exist at the 1444 campaign start. They can appear if another nation chooses to form them.

Revolter nationsEdit

These nations don't exist and also lack cores at the 1444 campaign start. They can still appear if Separatist rebels.png Separatist rebels manage to take control of their cultural provinces.


Regional Nations

Notes: These articles refer to the state of the world at the start of the grand-campaign (1444-11-11); meaning, if a nation is picked in other time points it may have different attributes. Table listings include: [1] 1444 starting nations, [2] 1444 releasable nations. Other tags, [3] later start/pure formables/revolters ("wild card" stats), are mentioned at the top. Worth noting, [4] a nation is assigned a home region based on its capital's location, [5] location names use the default localisation for consistency reasons (for searching in-game enter the provided province numbers). For a list of all available tags check the Countries article.

Balkans regionEdit

Greek ideas
Notes:

For   Greek countries.


  Traditions:

−20% Galley cost
−10% Sailor maintenance

  Greek Orthodox Faith

+2 Tolerance of the true faith

  Maritime Heritage

+1 Yearly navy tradition

  Klephtic Recruitment

+10% Infantry combat ability

  Greek Diaspora

−10% Advisor costs

  Control the Mediterranean Trade

+10% Trade efficiency

  Philhellenism

+1 Diplomatic reputation
+1 Diplomatic relation

  Greek Enlightenment

−10% Idea cost

  Ambition:

−10% Core-creation cost

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Greece,   Romania,   Byzantium,   Croatia and   Roman Empire. The province of Constantinople (151) is of religious importance for   Orthodox nations.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Achaea    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Western   Greek Byzantine (Greek) Achaea (1773)
  Albania    Autocracy   Catholic   Eastern   Albanian South Slavic (Albanian) Lezhë (4175) Guaranteed by   Venice
  Athens    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Western   Athenian Latin (Tuscan) Athens (146) Vassal of   Byzantium
  Bosnia    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Bosnian South Slavic (Serbian) Visoki (3002)
  Bulgaria    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Bulgarian South Slavic (Bulgarian) Tarnovo (150) Releasable by   Ottomans
  Byzantium    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Byzantine Byzantine (Greek) Constantinople (151) Overlord of   Athens
  Corfu    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Western   Ionian Latin (Lombard) Corfu (142) Vassal of   Venice
  Crete    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Greek Byzantine (Greek) Crete (163) Releasable by   Venice
  Croatia    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Croatian South Slavic (Croatian) Zagreb (131) Releasable by   Hungary and   Venice
  Epirus    Autocracy   Orthodox   Eastern   Greek Byzantine (Greek) Epirus (144) Releasable by   Ottomans
  Montenegro    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Montenegrin South Slavic (Serbian) Zeta (138)
  • Releasable by   Serbia
  • Available by date (1451)
  Morea    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Greek Byzantine (Greek) Morea (145)
  Ottomans    Ottoman Government
  •   Sunni
  •   Hanafi school
  Anatolian   Ottoman Levantine (Turkish) Edirne (149) Guaranteeing   Ragusa
  Ragusa    Plutocracy   Catholic   Eastern   Ragusan South Slavic (Croatian) Ragusa (137) Guaranteed by   Ottomans
  Serbia    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Serbian South Slavic (Serbian) Branicevo (4176)

Baltic regionEdit

Divine ideas
Notes:

For Christian  theocracies.


  Traditions:

+1 Missionary
+15% Manpower recovery speed

  Holy Order

+5% Discipline

  Church Administration

−10% Stability cost modifier
−10% Core-creation cost

  True Defender of the Faith

+25% Fort defense

  Let No Man Tolerate the Witch

+2% Missionary strength

  Onward Christian Soldiers

+10% National garrison growth
+10% Garrison size

  Turn the Other Cheek

+1 Attrition for enemies

  Render onto Caesar

+10% National tax modifier

  Ambition:

−10% Culture conversion cost
Generic ideas
Notes:

Generic Ideas for all countries that don't have one of the other groups.


  Traditions:

−10% Stability cost modifier
−10% Advisor costs

  Preserve our troops

+2.5% Discipline

  Tax Reform

+5% National tax modifier

  Regulated Contracts

−10% Mercenary maintenance

  Contract Law

+5% Global trade power

  Peasant levy

+5% National manpower modifier

  Mercantile Status

+5% Trade steering

  Strengthening Land Tenure

+5% Production efficiency

  Ambition:

+10% National tax modifier

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Kurland and   Prussia.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Danzig    Plutocracy   Catholic   Western   Danziger Germanic (Prussian) Danzig (43) Releasable by   Teutonic Order
  Estonia    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Western   Estonian Baltic (Estonian) Reval (36) Releasable by   Livonian Order
  Lithuania    Grand Duchy   Catholic   Eastern   Lithuanian Baltic (Lithuanian) Vilna (272)
  Livonia    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Generic Baltic (Latvian) Dorpat (1834) Releasable by   Livonian Order
  Livonian Order    Monastic Order   Catholic   Western   Divine Germanic (Prussian) Livland (37)
  Riga    Clerical State   Catholic   Western   Rigan Germanic (Prussian) Riga (38) TL with   Lübeck,   Bremen,   Hamburg,   Lüneburg,   Magdeburg and   Oldenburg
  Teutonic Order    Monastic Order   Catholic   Western   Teutonic Germanic (Prussian) Marienburg (1841)

Carpathia regionEdit

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Romania.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Hungary    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Hungarian Carpathian (Hungarian) Pest (153)
  Moldavia    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Moldavian Carpathian (Romanian) Moldavia (268)
  Nitra    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Slovak Carpathian (Slovak) Hont (154) Releasable by   Hungary
  Transylvania    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Transylvanian Carpathian (Transylvanian) Hunyad (1951)
  • Releasable by   Hungary
  • Available by date (1527)
  Wallachia    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Wallachian Carpathian (Romanian) Tîrgoviste (161)

Poland regionEdit

Notes: This region holds provinces required to form   Poland.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Krakow    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Krakowian West Slavic (Polish) Krakow (262)
  • Releasable by   Poland
  • Available by date (1816)
  Mazovia    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Mazovian West Slavic (Polish) Warszawa (257) Vassal of   Poland
  Poland    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Eastern   Polish West Slavic (Polish) Krakow (262) Overlord of   Mazovia
  Silesia    Feudal Nobility   Catholic   Western   Silesian West Slavic (Silesian) Ratibor (263) Vassal of   Bohemia

Pontic Steppe regionEdit

Horde ideas
Notes:

For   steppe nomads.


  Traditions:

−10% Aggressive expansion impact
−5 Years of separatism

  Life of the Steppe Warrior

−20% Land attrition

  Traditions of the Great Khan

+20% Cavalry combat ability

  Horse Supplies

−5% Land maintenance modifier

  Steppe Leaders

+1 Land leader shock

  Tradition of Conquest

−25% Core-creation cost

  Logistics of the Khan

+20% Manpower recovery speed

  Glory of Conquest

+25% National manpower modifier

  Ambition:

−10% Stability cost modifier

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Ruthenia,   Golden Horde and   Mongol Empire.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Astrakhan    Steppe Nomads
  •   Sunni
  •   Hanafi school
  Nomadic   Horde Tatar (Astrakhani) Astrakhan (464)
  Crimea    Steppe Nomads
  •   Sunni
  •   Hanafi school
  Nomadic   Crimean Tatar (Crimean) Crimea (284)
  Theodoro    Autocracy   Orthodox   Eastern   Theodoro Byzantine (Gothic) Theodoro (2410)
  Zaporozhie    Sich Rada   Orthodox   Nomadic   Zaporozhian East Slavic (Ruthenian) Zaporozhia (283)

Russia regionEdit

Horde ideas
Notes:

For   steppe nomads.


  Traditions:

−10% Aggressive expansion impact
−5 Years of separatism

  Life of the Steppe Warrior

−20% Land attrition

  Traditions of the Great Khan

+20% Cavalry combat ability

  Horse Supplies

−5% Land maintenance modifier

  Steppe Leaders

+1 Land leader shock

  Tradition of Conquest

−25% Core-creation cost

  Logistics of the Khan

+20% Manpower recovery speed

  Glory of Conquest

+25% National manpower modifier

  Ambition:

−10% Stability cost modifier

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Mongol Empire and   Russia.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Beloozero    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Beloozero East Slavic (Novgorodian) Beloozero (312) Vassal of   Muscovy
  Muscovy    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Muscovite East Slavic (Muscovite) Moskva (295) Overlord of   Beloozero,   Perm,   Pskov,   Rostov and   Yaroslavl
  Novgorod    Veche Republic   Orthodox   Eastern   Novgorodian East Slavic (Novgorodian) Novgorod (310)
  Pskov    Veche Republic   Orthodox   Eastern   Pskovian East Slavic (Novgorodian) Pskov (274) Vassal of   Muscovy
  Qasim    Steppe Nomads
  •   Sunni
  •   Hanafi school
  Nomadic   Horde Tatar (Mishar) Kasimov (1778)
  • Releasable by   Muscovy
  • Available by date (1452)
  Rostov    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Rostov East Slavic (Muscovite) Rostov (4147) Vassal of   Muscovy
  Ryazan    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Ryazan East Slavic (Ryazanian) Ryazan (301)
  Tver    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Tverian East Slavic (Muscovite) Tver (294)
  Yaroslavl    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Yaroslavlyian East Slavic (Muscovite) Yaroslavl (308) Vassal of   Muscovy

Ruthenia regionEdit

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Mongol Empire and   Ruthenia. They share a set of missions.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Chernigov    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Chernihiv East Slavic (Ryazanian) Chernigov (289) Releasable by   Lithuania
  Galicia-Volhynia    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Ruthenian East Slavic (Ruthenian) Volhynia (279) Releasable by   Lithuania,   Mazovia and   Poland
  Kiev    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Kievan East Slavic (Ruthenian) Kiev (280) Releasable by   Lithuania
  Odoyev    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Odoyev East Slavic (Ryazanian) Odayev (4116)
  Polotsk    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Polotskian East Slavic (Byelorussian) Polotsk (275) Releasable by   Lithuania
  Smolensk    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Smolenskian East Slavic (Ryazanian) Smolensk (293) Releasable by   Lithuania

Ural regionEdit

Horde ideas
Notes:

For   steppe nomads.


  Traditions:

−10% Aggressive expansion impact
−5 Years of separatism

  Life of the Steppe Warrior

−20% Land attrition

  Traditions of the Great Khan

+20% Cavalry combat ability

  Horse Supplies

−5% Land maintenance modifier

  Steppe Leaders

+1 Land leader shock

  Tradition of Conquest

−25% Core-creation cost

  Logistics of the Khan

+20% Manpower recovery speed

  Glory of Conquest

+25% National manpower modifier

  Ambition:

−10% Stability cost modifier

Notes: This region holds provinces required to form   Golden Horde and   Russia

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Bashkiria    Steppe Nomads
  •   Sunni
  •   Hanafi school
  Nomadic   Horde Tatar (Baskhir) Bashkortostan (475) Releasable by   Kazan and   Nogai
  Great Horde    Steppe Nomads
  •   Sunni
  •   Hanafi school
  Nomadic   Horde Tatar (Mishar) Saratov (303)
  Kazan    Steppe Nomads
  •   Sunni
  •   Hanafi school
  Nomadic   Kazani Tatar (Kazani) Kazan (1082)
  Nizhny Novgorod    Russian Principality   Orthodox   Eastern   Nizhny Novgorod East Slavic (Muscovite) Nizhny Novgorod (306) Releasable by   Muscovy
  Perm    Feudal Nobility   Orthodox   Eastern   Permian Ugric (Uralic) Cherdyn (1963) Vassal of   Muscovy

Notes: These articles refer to the state of the world at the start of the grand-campaign (1444-11-11); meaning, if a nation is picked in other time points it may have different attributes. Table listings include: [1] 1444 starting nations, [2] 1444 releasable nations. Other tags, [3] later start/pure formables/revolters ("wild card" stats), are mentioned at the top. Worth noting, [4] a nation is assigned a home region based on its capital's location, [5] location names use the default localisation for consistency reasons (for searching in-game enter the provided province numbers). For a list of all available tags check the Countries article.