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Duchy rankNuremberg
Primary culture
Franconian (Germanic)

Capital province
Nürnberg (67)

Free City Government republic.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Nuremberger ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+10% Trade efficiency
+20% Garrison size

Prestige decay.png Imperial Regalia

−1% Prestige decay

Land maintenance modifier.png Nuremberg Castle

−5% Land maintenance modifier

Administrative technology cost.png Nuremberg Chronicle

−10% Administrative technology cost

Production efficiency.png Rostbratwurst

+10% Production efficiency

Missionary strength.png Franconian Centre of Reformation

+2% Missionary strength

Stability cost modifier.png Christkindlesmarkt

−10% Stability cost modifier

Trade power.png Nuremberg Exchange

+15% Global trade power

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+1 Diplomatic reputation

Nuremberg is a free city of the Holy Roman Empire located in South Germany. Its neighbors are Flag of Bayreuth Bayreuth, Flag of The Palatinate The Palatinate, Flag of Ingolstadt Ingolstadt, Flag of Ansbach Ansbach and Flag of Bamberg Bamberg.


Main article: Franconian_missions



Execute decision.pngForm Franconia

The memory of the old Duchy of Franconia lives on in the memories of ambitious local rulers. The Prince-Bishop of Würzburg claims the title, but in practice it has lain in abeyance for centuries, its former lands riven by disunity. Should this unity be restored, then Franconia would once again become a force to be reckoned with in Germany.
Potential requirements

The country:

  • plays with normal or historical nations
  • has not been an end-game nation.
  • has not form any German nation
  • is not an AI or playing a custom nation
  • has not form Flag of Franconia Franconia yet
  • is not an colonial or former colonial nation
  • Flag of Franconia Franconia does not exist
  • has Franconian as primary culture.

The country:

  • Change country to Flag of Franconia Franconia
  • Gain a permanent claim on all not owned provinces in Franconia and Upper Franconia areas
  • gets the modifier “Increased Centralization” for 20 years with the following effects:
    • Autonomy.png−0.05 monthly autonomy change
    • National unrest.png +1 National unrest
  • gain Yearly prestige.png25 prestige
  • if at least 100 Development.png and is elector of HRE or not member of the HRE
    • then it becomes a Kingdom rank kingdom
  • gets new Mission.png missions.
  • if does not have custom ideas

Execute decision.pngForm German Nation

Regardless of the absence of a strong, central authority, our nation is prospering. The Hanseatic League, formed by hundreds of towns in northern Germany, has contributed to the prosperity of our nation. Intellectual growth, combined with sea and overland trading, has also helped spur the development and transform our country into a wealthy manufacturing center.
Potential requirements

Flag of Germany Germany does not exist.
The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:


The country:

  • has an administrative technology of at least 20.
  • is not a subject nation other than a tributary state.
  • is not a nomad nation.
  • is not at war.
  • is not the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • All of the following must be true:
    • Owns Berlin (50)
    • Owns München (65)
    • Owns Brunswick (57)
    • Owns Augsburg (1868) or Stuttgart (70)
    • Owns Nürnberg (67) or Frankfurt (1876)
    • Owns Niederhessen (1762) or Köln (85)
    • Owns Königsberg (41) or Straßburg (75)
    • Owns Hamburg (44) or Lübeck (45)
    • Owns Dresden (61) or Erfurt (63)
  • 50 owned core provinces in:
    • North Germany
    • South Germany


The country:

If the country does not have custom ideas

The emperor of the HRE:

  • gets the opinion modifier “Left the Holy Roman Empire” towards Germany worth Opinion.png−150 opinion with a yearly decay of 1.
  • gets the Msg event.png event ‘Germany breaks out of the Empire’.


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  1. There are 8 provinces with Franconian culture in the game 1444.
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