The Heartlands is a large geographic region of the West, which is the most densely populated region on the Continent.

The Heartlands regional borders are: the Frostcrown Mountains on the east, the Melinar Forest on the west, the Moors on the north and the Kerak on the south. The region is populated mainly by the Thann; who are also called "Heartlanders."


Because of its immense size, there are several large geographic sub-regions of the Heartlands, these are:


Five separate political entities exist in the region. The major political divisions of the Heartlands consist of:

  • the Kingdom of Eldara
  • the Kingdom of Gwynne
  • the Kingdom of Orel
  • the Freehold of Taraghon (located east of Gwynne)
  • the Freehold of Trevalia (located in the Frostcrown Mountains)

Local History