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Kingdom rankAdal
Primary culture
Somali (Cushitic)

Capital province
Harer (1211)

Autocracy Government monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
East AfricanEast African technology group
Adalite ideas

Traditions.png Traditions:

+10% Trade efficiency
−10% Land maintenance modifier

Manpower recovery speed.png Our Infinite Struggle

+20% Manpower recovery speed

Legitimacy.png A Monarchical Imamate

+1 Yearly legitimacy

Trade power.png Zeila and Harar

+15% Global trade power

Cavalry cost.png Mujahiduir Cavalry

−10% Cavalry cost
+10% Cavalry combat ability

Years of separatism.png Unite the Clans

−5 Years of separatism

Morale of armies.png Yahu Yahu

+10% Morale of armies

Artillery combat ability.png Embrace the Cannons

+10% Artillery combat ability

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+5% Discipline

Adal is a country in the Horn of Africa region of eastern Africa. In 1444 it is one of the most powerful nations in the Horn of Africa competing with Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia, and Flag of Ajuuraan Ajuuraan. Adal follows the Shafi'i school Shafi'i school of Islam.



 Unite the Somalian Clans

Since ancient times the Somalis have inhabited the Horn of Africa, but they have always been divided and have competed between each other, both in trade and in the field of battle. Everything changes now as the people leave rivalries behind and finally stand united under the same banner.

Potential requirements

The country:

If the country is AI-controlled then it:

Playing with normal or historical nations


  Somalia does not exist.
The country:

  • is not a subject nation other than a tributary state.
  • is not at war
  • is not a nomad nation.
  • gains at least   10 administrative power per month
  • gains at least   10 military power per month
  • owns the core provinces:
    • Mogadishu area
    • Ajuuraan area
    • Majeerteen area
    • Somaliland area
    • Ogaden area
    • Ifat area
    • Kismayo (2774)
    • Bardera (2777)


The country:

  • becomes   Somalia.
  • gains   25 prestige.
  • moves the   capital to Mogadishu (1205)
  • gets the   event ‘New Traditions & Ambitions’, unless it has custom or Somalian ideas
  • increases rank to   kingdom, if it is a   duchy
  • removes all provinces from the Holy Roman Empire, if it is a member and not an elector or the emperor.
  • gains a siberian frontier colony with   400 settlers[1] in:
    • Ewaso Ngiro (4051)
    • Dawa (4052)
  • gains a permanent claim on the Horn of Africa region
  • gets “Increased Centralization” for   20 years, giving:
    •   −0.05 monthly autonomy change,
    •   +1 national unrest.

  • AI will always take this decision.
  • AI gives "high priority" (400) to this decision


Main article: Adalan missions


Main article: Adalan events


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As a Somali nation, fully own the Horn of Africa region and have a monthly gold income of at least 10 ducats.
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