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Vijayanagara Empire

Vijayanagara Empire
  • Coat of arms/Flag
  • Capital City- Vijayanagara
  • Other Settlements –
  • Languages – Kannada, Telugu
  • Religion(s) –
  • Government – Monarchy
  • Legislature –
  • Current Ruler – Emperor Mallikarjuna Raya
  • Other Notable residents –

The Vijayanagara Empire is based in the Deccan Plateau region in South India.

Mallikarjuna Raya has succeeded his father Deva Raya II, who had brought prosperity throughout the empire. However, he is unlike his father, and is a weak and corrupt ruler.

At the beginning of his reign he defended the kingdom from the attacks from neighbouring kingdoms, but thereafter he has been marked by a string of defeats. With eniemy forces growing closer to the capital. The Portuguese have arrived seizing many of the ports on the western coast that the Vijayanagara Empire had controlled.

These events have lead to such a decline of faith in the leader that his cousin Virupaksha Raya II is plotting to seize the throne, though he is also both weak and corrupt.

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