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Asia eastern regions

The regional divisions of the China and Far East super-regions.
Eastern Asian regions
China super-region
North China region
South China region
Xinan region
Far East super-region
Japan region
Korea region

The Eastern Asian regions are the combined regions of China super-region and Far East super-region. The area houses two unique mechanics acting in a similar fashion to the Imperial authority.png HRE in central Europe. In 1444 Flag of Ming Ming holds the title of Celestial Empire and governs over the all the Chinese regions. In time other claimants to the throne may rise, be it the newly formed Flag of Qing Qing from the north or one of the surroundings nations who may move to seize power when Ming is struggling to subdue large uprisings of Separatist rebels.png Separatist rebels. Further to east lie the Japanese lands. Across the connected islands the Daimyos will fight for dominance over each other to claim the seat of the Shogunate. Whoever succeeds in this mission may not only dictate the rules of the land, but ultimately move forward and form the unified nation of Flag of Japan Japan.

The break-down of the Eastern Asian regions is as follows:

Government types

  • Government monarchy.png Autocracy and Daimyo are the dominant government types in these parts (notable mentions are the Celestial Empire and Shogunate).

Religions

  • Confucianism Confucian is the prevalent religion in the mainland regions.
  • Shintoism Shinto is spread in the eastern part.
  • Animism Animist and Theravada.png Theravada can be found in the southwest.

Technology groups

  • All nations in these parts belong to the Chinese technology group Chinese technology group.

Culture groups

  • Chinese is the most dominant culture group in this region.
  • Japanese and Korean can be found in the east.
  • South-East Asian and Tibetan in the southwest.

Formable / Reformable nationsEdit

Some of these nations don't exist at the 1444 campaign start. They can appear if another nation chooses to form them. In (parentheses) are the historical start-dates they can be first played in, if applicable.

Revolter nationsEdit

These nations don't exist and also lack cores at the 1444 campaign start. They can still appear if Separatist rebels.png Separatist rebels manage to take control of their cultural provinces.


Regional Nations

Notes: These articles refer to the state of the world at the start of the grand-campaign (1444-11-11); meaning, if a nation is picked in other time points it may have different attributes. Table listings include: [1] 1444 starting nations, [2] 1444 releasable nations. Other tags, [3] later start/pure formables/revolters ("wild card" stats), are mentioned at the top. Worth noting, [4] a nation is assigned a home region based on its capital's location, [5] location names use the default localisation for consistency reasons (for searching in-game enter the provided province numbers). For a list of all available tags check the Countries article.

Japan regionEdit

Daimyo ideas
Notes:

For   Daimyo,   Independent Daimyo and the   Shogunate.


  Traditions:

+25% Land force limit modifier
+20% Spy network construction

  Bushido

+5% Discipline

  The Bun and the Bu

−10% Idea cost

  Honor the Ancestors

+1 Yearly legitimacy

  The Five Rings

+10% Morale of armies

  Wandering Ronin

−15% Mercenary maintenance

  Armies of the Daimyo

+25% National manpower modifier

  Honor Unto Death

+1 Yearly prestige

  Ambition:

+0.5 Yearly army tradition

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Japan. All   Daimyo nations are subjects of the shogun (owner of Kyoto) unless they currently fight to become the shogun or the decision Unite Japan is taken (government type is changed to Feudal Monarchy).

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Ainu    Siberian Native Council   Animist   Chinese   Ainu Kamchatkan (Ainu) Tokachi (1852)
  Akamatsu    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Daimyo Japanese (Saigoku) Bizen (4184)
  Amago    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Amago Japanese (Saigoku) Izumo (1018) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Ando    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Ando Japanese (Togoku) Ugo (4192) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Asakura    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Asakura Japanese (Saigoku) Echizen (1023)
  Ashikaga    Shogunate   Shinto   Chinese   Ashikaga Japanese (Saigoku) Kyoto (1020) Overlord of all Daimyo nations in 1444
  Chiba    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Chiba Japanese (Togoku) Shimousa (4190)
  Chosokabe    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Chosokabe Japanese (Saigoku) Tosa (1819)
  Date    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Date Japanese (Togoku) Rikuzen (1026) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Hatakeyama    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Hatakeyama Japanese (Togoku) Etchu (1837)
  Hojo    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Hojo Japanese (Saigoku) Sagami (4189)
  Hosokawa    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Hosokawa Japanese (Saigoku) Settsu (1021)
  Imagawa    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Imagawa Japanese (Togoku) Suruga (1839) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Isshiki    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Isshiki Japanese (Saigoku) Tango (4185) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Ito    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Ito Japanese (Kyushuan) Hyuga (4180) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Kikuchi    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Kikuchi Japanese (Kyushuan) Higo (4181) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Kitabatake    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Kitabatake Japanese (Saigoku) Ise (4359) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Kono    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Kono Japanese (Saigoku) Iyo (4186) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Mori    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Mori Japanese (Saigoku) Aki (1825)
  Nanbu    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Nanbu Japanese (Togoku) Mutsu (4131) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Oda    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Oda Japanese (Saigoku) Owari (1030)
  Ogasawara    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Ogasawara Japanese (Togoku) Shinano (4188) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Otomo    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Otomo Japanese (Kyushuan) Bungo (1014) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Ouchi    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Ouchi Japanese (Saigoku) Suo (1017) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Ryukyu    Autocracy   Animist   Chinese   Ryukyuan Japanese (Kyushuan) Okinawa (1015) Tributary of   Ming
  Satake    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Satake Japanese (Togoku) Hitachi (1027)
  Shiba    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Shiba Japanese (Togoku) Owari (1030)
  Shimazu    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Shimazu Japanese (Kyushuan) Satsuma (1012) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Shoni    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Shoni Japanese (Kyushuan) Hizen (4182) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Takeda    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Takeda Japanese (Togoku) Kai (1029) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Toki    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Toki Japanese (Togoku) Mino (1835) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Tokugawa    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Tokugawa Japanese (Saigoku) Mikawa (4360)
  Tsutsui    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Tsutsui Japanese (Saigoku) Yamato (1832) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Uesugi    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Uesugi Japanese (Togoku) Kozuke (1843) Daimyo of   Ashikaga
  Utsunomiya    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Utsunomiya Japanese (Togoku) Shimotsuke (4191)
  Yamana    Daimyo   Shinto   Chinese   Yamana Japanese (Saigoku) Tajima (1830) Daimyo of   Ashikaga

Korea regionEdit

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Korea    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Korean Korean (Korean) Hanseong (735) Tributary of   Ming

North China regionEdit

Chinese ideas
Notes:

For countries in the   Chinese culture group, as well as   Changsheng.


  Traditions:

+10% Manpower recovery speed
−5% Administrative technology cost

  The Keju Examination

+1 Possible advisor

  Scholar Gentry

–10% Stability cost modifier

  Order of the Four Occupations

+10% Production efficiency

  Nation of Rites and Etiquettes

+1 Yearly prestige

  Firearm Training

+10% Infantry combat ability

  Son of Heaven

+1 Yearly legitimacy

  Middle Kingdom

+1 Diplomatic reputation

  Ambition:

+25% National manpower modifier

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Mongol Empire,   Qing and   Yuan. The province of Luoyang (1836) is of religious importance for   Mahayana nations.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Jin    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Jin) Taiyuan (693) Releasable by   Ming
  Liang    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Zhongyuan) Kaifeng (688) Releasable by   Ming
  Ming    Celestial Empire   Confucian   Chinese   Ming Chinese (Jianghuai) Beijing (1816) Has as tributaries:
  Qi    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Shandong) Qingzhou (690) Releasable by   Ming
  Qin    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Xibei) Xi'an (700) Releasable by   Ming
  Shun    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Xibei) Hanzhong (689)
  • Releasable by   Ming
  • Available by date (1643)
  Yan    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Zhili) Beijing (1816) Releasable by   Ming

South China regionEdit

Chinese ideas
Notes:

For countries in the   Chinese culture group, as well as   Changsheng.


  Traditions:

+10% Manpower recovery speed
−5% Administrative technology cost

  The Keju Examination

+1 Possible advisor

  Scholar Gentry

–10% Stability cost modifier

  Order of the Four Occupations

+10% Production efficiency

  Nation of Rites and Etiquettes

+1 Yearly prestige

  Firearm Training

+10% Infantry combat ability

  Son of Heaven

+1 Yearly legitimacy

  Middle Kingdom

+1 Diplomatic reputation

  Ambition:

+25% National manpower modifier

Notes: This region holds provinces necessary for forming   Mongol Empire and   Yuan.

State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Chu    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Xiang) Wuchang (682) Releasable by   Ming
  Huai    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Hakka) Shiukwan (2158) Releasable by   Ming
  Miao    Autocracy   Animist   Chinese   Miao Chinese (Miao) Hengyang (2174) Releasable by   Ming
  Min    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Min) Quanzhou (1829) Releasable by   Ming
  Ning    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Gan) Nanchang (683) Releasable by   Ming
  Tang    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Zhongyuan) Nanyang (687) Releasable by   Ming
  Wu    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Wu) Hangzhou (684) Releasable by   Ming
  Xi    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Hubei) Xiangyang (2171)
  • Releasable by   Ming
  • Available by date (1643)
  Yue    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Cantonese) Canton (667) Releasable by   Ming

Xinan regionEdit

Chinese ideas
Notes:

For countries in the   Chinese culture group, as well as   Changsheng.


  Traditions:

+10% Manpower recovery speed
−5% Administrative technology cost

  The Keju Examination

+1 Possible advisor

  Scholar Gentry

–10% Stability cost modifier

  Order of the Four Occupations

+10% Production efficiency

  Nation of Rites and Etiquettes

+1 Yearly prestige

  Firearm Training

+10% Infantry combat ability

  Son of Heaven

+1 Yearly legitimacy

  Middle Kingdom

+1 Diplomatic reputation

  Ambition:

+25% National manpower modifier
Shan ideas
Notes:

For   Shan countries.


  Traditions:

+50% Chance of new heir
+1 Max promoted culture

  Fortified Cities

+15% Fort defense

  Wet Rice Cultivation

+10% Production efficiency

  Sao Pha

−1 National unrest

  Control of the Gem Trade

+10% Domestic trade power

  Raiders

+1 Land leader shock
+10% Looting speed

  Shan Chronicles

+1 Legitimacy

  Expansionism

+25% National manpower modifier

  Ambition:

+15% Manpower recovery speed
State Government Religion Tech group National ideas Culture group Capital Notes
  Changsheng    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese South-East Asian (Zhuang) Lingyun (664) Releasable by   Ming
  Dali    Autocracy   Theravada   Chinese   Dali Tibetan (Bai) Dali (661) Releasable by   Ming
  Mong Mao    Mandala System   Theravada   Chinese   Shan South-East Asian (Shan) Dehong (2166) Tributary of   Ming
  Shu    Autocracy   Confucian   Chinese   Chinese Chinese (Sichuanese) Chengdu (679) Releasable by   Ming
  Yi    Autocracy   Animist   Chinese   Yi Tibetan (Yi) Umung (675) Releasable by   Ming

Notes: These articles refer to the state of the world at the start of the grand-campaign (1444-11-11); meaning, if a nation is picked in other time points it may have different attributes. Table listings include: [1] 1444 starting nations, [2] 1444 releasable nations. Other tags, [3] later start/pure formables/revolters ("wild card" stats), are mentioned at the top. Worth noting, [4] a nation is assigned a home region based on its capital's location, [5] location names use the default localisation for consistency reasons (for searching in-game enter the provided province numbers). For a list of all available tags check the Countries article.