Aachen

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Duchy rankAachen
Aachen.png
Primary culture
Rhenish (Germanic)

Capital province
Aachen (1878)

Government
Free City Government republic.png

State religion
CatholicCatholic.png

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Aachen ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
+1 Diplomat
+1 Yearly prestige

Prestige decay.png Charlemagne's Capital

−1% Prestige decay

Republican tradition.png Imperial Free City

+0.3 Yearly republican tradition

Stability cost modifier.png Spa City

−10% Stability cost modifier

Production efficiency.png Guild and Government

+10% Production efficiency

Missionary strength vs heretics.png Expel Heretical Officials

+2% Missionary strength vs heretics

Construction cost.png Baroque Architecture

−10% Construction cost

Diplomatic reputation.png Congresses of Aachen

+2 Diplomatic reputation

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+1 Diplomatic relation

Bremen is a free city of the Holy Roman Empire. Its neighbors are Flag of Gelre Gelre, Flag of Berg Berg and Flag of Liege Liege.

Decisions[edit]

id

Execute decision.pngForm Westphalia

As the ideas of the Enlightenment are sweeping through Europe, we may choose to embrace them ourselves in Westphalia. Our future model state will feature ideas as revolutionary as equal rights for all male population, freedom for serfs and emancipation for the Jews, as well as enabling of free enterprise through abolition of socage and the guilds.
 
Potential requirements

The country:

Allow

The country:


Effects
id

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:

Allow

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 or Köln (85)
    • Owns Königsberg (41) or Strasbourg
    • Owns Hamburg (44) or Lübeck
    • Owns Dresden (61) or Erfurt
  • 50 Owned core province in:
    • North Germany
    • South Germany

Effects

The country:

  • changes to Flag of Germany Germany.
  • gets Empire rank empire government rank.
  • leaves the HRE.
  • 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’.
  • gets permanent claims on all provinces of North Germany and South Germany that are not owned by Germany.
  • gains Prestige.png25 prestige.
  • 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

If the country does not have custom ideas

Missions[edit]

Main article: Westphalian missions

Strategy[edit]

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