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Kingdom rankSokoto
Primary culture
Mali (Mande)

Capital province
Gobir (1148)

Feudal Theocracy Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
West AfricanWest African technology group
Fulani Jihad ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
−10% Cavalry cost
+5% Recover army morale speed

Missionaries.png Wandering Scholars

+1 Missionary

Fort defense.png Unrighteous Kings

+15% Fort defense

Missionary strength.png Fulani Jihads

+1% Missionary strength

Morale of armies.png Imans and Emirs

+10% Morale of armies

Tolerance own.png Islamic Scholarship

+2 Tolerance of the true faith

Max promoted cultures.png Community of the Faithful

+1 Max promoted culture

Prestige.png Caliph in Africa

+1 Yearly prestige

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+50% Army tradition from battles

Sokoto is a Muslim country in West Africa that exists in 1804 or can be formed by decision. Forming Sokoto turns the country into a Government monarchy.png Feudal Theocracy. Sokoto follows the Maliki school Maliki school in 1804.



Execute decision.pngCreate the Sokoto Caliphate

Usman dan Fodio and his followers are now looking for a pious ruler who will allow them to rule the city of Gobir and create the orthodox Islamic state they dream of. We must help these pious men to achieve their goal and put our country at their disposal.

Potential requirements
  • Playing with normal or historical nations
  • If AI-controlled:
    • Is not playing a custom nation
    • Is not a former colonial nation
  • Flag of Sokoto Sokoto does not exist
  • Is not a colonial nation
  • Religion is Sunni Islam Sunni
  • One of the events related to Usman dan Fodio allow ed our country to create the Sokoto Caliphate
  • Is not a subject nation
  • Is not a steppe horde
  • Is not at war
  • Has at least Being pious +50% Legalism or has activated Religious idea group.png Religious Ideas
  • Owns core province Gobir (1148)

  • Country becomes Flag of Sokoto Sokoto
  • Flag of Sokoto Sokoto gains permanent claims on all provinces in the following areas:
    • Hausa
    • Katsina
    • Zazzau
  • Flag of Sokoto Sokoto gains a permanent claim on every non-owned province in the Niger region that:
    • Is Sunni Islam Sunni or Animism Animist
    • Is owned by a country that has not had the the event "Orthodox Islamic Revolution"
  • Gain Prestige.png 25 prestige
  • Gain Being pious 25% Legalism
  • Change capital to Gobir
  • Change government to Government monarchy.png Feudal Theocracy
  • If a non-Elector member of the Holy Roman Empire, every province is removed from the Empire
  • Set government rank to Kingdom rank Kingdom if currently Duchy rank Duchy
  • Trigger country event "New Traditions & Ambitions" unless using custom ideas
The orange province must be owned and core to form Sokoto. The striped provinces are only permanently claimed after formation if they are Sunni or Animist or belong to a nation which has not had the event "Orthodox Islamic Revolution", while the solid provinces are permanently claimed regardless.


Main article: Sokototian events


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