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Querfurt Principality

Querfurt Principality
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  • Coat of Arms/Flag: The coat of arms of the Querfurt Principality features a golden eagle on a black field, with a red and white striped shield, representing the Holy Roman Empire. The flag is a golden and black horizontal stripe.
  • Capital City: Querfurt
  • Other Settlements: Leipzig, Halle, Wittenberg
  • Languages: German, Latin, French
  • Religion(s): Christianity (predominantly Catholicism)
  • Government: Feudal monarchy
  • Legislature: Council of nobles and representatives from the various towns and villages
  • Current Ruler: Prince Friedrich III
  • Other Notable residents: Ulrich von der Heide (wealthy merchant), Dr. Martin Luther (renowned theologian)
  • Population: 20,000

As a feudal monarchy, the Prince of Querfurt holds ultimate authority over the principality, but is accountable to the Holy Roman Emperor. The legislature is made up of a council of nobles and representatives from the various towns and villages. Currently, Prince Friedrich III is in power, with notable residents such as the wealthy merchant Ulrich von der Heide and the renowned theologian Dr. Martin Luther.

Visitors can find many places of interest such as the Querfurt Castle, the St. Afra Church, and the Querfurt Cistercian Monastery, but it is also home to many mythical and folklore monsters and creatures like the legendary “Querfurter Riese” (Querfurt Giant) and the feared “Querfurter Hexen” (Querfurt Witches).

The principality is known for its agriculture, with the surrounding lands being used for farming, particularly the cultivation of wheat, barley, and rye. The principality is also rich in natural resources, with forests and rivers providing timber, fish and other resources. Trade and commerce is an important aspect of the principality’s economy, with merchants and traders from all over the empire coming to Querfurt to do business. As a hub of major trade routes, it also plays an important role in the economy of the Holy Roman Empire.

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