Rowan is a duchy in the Nilfgaardian Empire known for the cultivation of mandrake. Its capital is Darn Rowan.

History[edit | edit source]

The duchy was one of the earliest realms conquered by Nilfgaard, even before it formed an Empire.[1] By the second half of the 13th century it had become completely Nilfgaardized.[2]

In 1267 the duchy was given to Cirilla Fiona by Emhyr var Emreis.

Geography and Climate[edit | edit source]

It lies far from the Imperial capital, likely in the vicinity of Ymlac and Vicovaro. Known regions of are hilly, cut by a river and forested with evergreen yews. Despite being located in the southern part of the Continent, during winter it often snows.

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