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Duchy rankGranada
Primary culture
Andalusian (Iberian)

Capital province
Granada (223)

IqtaGovernment monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
MuslimMuslim technology group
Granadan ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+15% National tax modifier
+25% Religious unity

Tolerance heathen.png People of the Book

+3 Tolerance of heathens

Core-creation cost.png Recover Al-Andalus

−15% Core-creation cost

Institution spread.png Beacon of Learning

+10% Institution spread

Trade power.png Strait of Gibraltar

+10% Domestic trade power
+10% Trade steering

Construction cost.png Alhambra

−10% Construction cost

National manpower modifier.png Moors

+10% National manpower modifier

Prestige.png Successor Caliphate of Cordoba

+1 Yearly prestige

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

−10% Idea cost

Granada is a small four province Muslim nation that starts on the southern coast of the Iberian peninsula as the remnants of the Muslim nations that once ruled most of the region. It is usually quickly conquered by its powerful northern Catholic neighbours as it is required to form Flag of Spain Spain.



Main article: Granadan missions

With   Golden Century Granada has an unique set of missions.



 Moorish Refugees

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. Granada has fallen to the infidels! The last jewel of al-Andalus, a beacon of learning is now in Castilian hands. As the Islamic world reels from this loss, Moorish refugees flock to the Muslim cities and courts of North Africa and the Middle East, bringing with them knowledge, works by exceptional scholars like Abu al-Walid ibn Rushd, Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi and Abu Bakr ibn Tufail. Inviting these refugees to $COUNTRY$ might provide an enormous boost to our own efforts in the fields of science and culture.

Trigger conditions

  Granada does not exist.
Granada (223) is owned by   Castile. This country:

It is before 1550.

Mean time to happen

60 months

By all means, invite them to $COUNTRY$!

The country:

  • loses  50 diplomatic power.
  • loses  25 administrative power.
  • gains   +5 prestige.
  • gets the modifier “Moorish Influx” for 25 years with the following effects:
    •   −5% development cost,
    •   −5% technology cost,
    •   −5% idea cost.
  • gets the opinion modifier “Mildly displeased” towards Castile worth
     −10 opinion with a yearly decay of 1.

A random province of this country:

  • gains  1 base tax.
No, we don't need them.

The country:

  • loses  15 prestige.
  • gets the opinion modifier “Pleased” towards Castile worth
     +20 opinion with a yearly decay of 1.


 Restore Al-Andalus

Once all of Iberia was ruled by the glorious Muslim rulers of Andalusia. Let us undo the shameful Christian Reconquista and retake the lands of our ancestors.

Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then:

  • it can not be a former colonial nation.
  • it must have at least 6 cities and must own at least 1 province in Upper or Lower Andalucia.

  Andalusia does not exist.
The country:

  • is not a subject nation other than a tributary state.
  • is not at war.
  • is not a nomad nation.
  • has not a tribal government.
  • owns its core provinces: Murcia (221), Granada (223), Sevilla (224), Córdoba (225), Gibraltar (226), Jaén (1748), Cadiz (1749), Almería (222), Albacete (4547) and Huelva (4548).
  • owns either its core provinces Algarve (230) and Beja (229) or Alicante (1750) and Xàtiva (4549).

  • Córdoba (225) becomes the capital.
  • The country changes to   Andalusia.
  • If is a member of the Holy Roman Empire but not the emperor or an elector:
      • then all its provinces are removed from the HRE.
  • If is a duchy:
    • then it becomes a   kingdom.
  • Gains  25 prestige.
  • Gets the country modifier “Increased Centralization” for 10 years with the following effects:
    •   −0.05 monthly autonomy change
    •   +1 national unrest
  • If does not have Andalusian as primary culture
    • then Andalusian becomes primary culture.
  • If has tribal government
    • then it becomes Monarchy
  • Gets a permanent claim on:
    • every not-owned province in Toledo, Upper and Lower Andalucia areas.
    • Badajoz (218), València (220), Alicante (1750) and Caceres (1747)
  • Set country flag formed_andalusia_flag
  • If DLC   is active:
  • If the country does not have custom ideas
To form Andalusia, all provinces in orange must be owned and cored, as well as either both green or both red provinces.

Granadan War of SuccessionEdit

Main article: Granadan War of Succession

At the default start date 1444 Granada starts with this disaster looming over the country.


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As Granada, form Andalusia and reconquer all of Iberia.
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