Kasai

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Kasai
A matsuri in Kasai.
(City)

Nation
Size
Population
164,200
Demographics
163,394 humans, 380 tengus, 112 kitsune, 97 wayangs, 217 other
Government
Overlord
Alignment
Adjective
Kasai
Ruler
Source: The Empty Throne, pg(s). 70–75

Kasai1 is the capital of the Minkai empire in the continent of Tian Xia. The city was chosen as the capital at the founding of the empire in 3619 AR.23

Geography

Kasai sits to the south of the Minkai peninsula just north of the Kamiteki River in the heart of the rich Kasai Province.4 Kasai Harbor features a deep-water harbor that is filled with an abundant supply of fish. Kasai is a meticulously planned city boasting wide canals and well-defined districts and wards.5

Beyond the city

Three peripheral areas lie across the Hebigawa River that, although not considered part of the core of Kasai itself, are nevertheless important districts:

Government

Kasai is the capital of Minkai and all power flows from the Imperial Palace from where the emperor rules with total authority from atop the Jade Throne.5 The city has a strictly defined social hierarchy, with the Emperor, or their regent, at the top.6

References

Paizo published a major article about Kasai in The Empty Throne.

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  1. A large poster map of Kasai is included in this product: Unknown author. Jade Regent Poster Map Folio, 3. Paizo Inc., 2012
  2. Erik Mona, et al. “Chapter 2: The Inner Sea” in Campaign Setting, 157. Paizo Inc., 2008
  3. Michael Tumey & Frank Carr. Kasai” in The Empty Throne, 70. Paizo Inc.,
  4. Tito Leati. Minkai” in Tide of Honor, 65. Paizo Inc.,
  5. 5.0 5.1 James Jacobs, et al. “Regions of the Dragon Empires” in Dragon Empires Gazetteer, 32. Paizo Inc.,
  6. John Compton, et al. “Welcome to the Metropolis” in Heroes of the Streets, 7. Paizo Inc., 2015