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Kovir and Poviss

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The kingdom of Kovir and Poviss is a Northern Kingdom located on the Gulf of Praxeda. It is also the largest exporter of mineral resources in the known world, with huge profits from trade. It is ruled by king Esterad Thyssen of the House of Thyssen and maintained neutrality during the Nilfgaard Wars.

For many years, the kingdom was the butt of jokes among its southern neighbors. But those neighboring nations eventually found to their dismay that Kovir was not the backwater they took it to be and had built itself into a nation to be reckoned with by welcoming the many disaffected scholars, soldiers and business men who sought a new, and better life to the north.

Because it is so mountainous, the region is rich in mines. Kovir and Poviss export glass, salt, iron ore, silver, nickel, lead, tin, zinc, copper, chromium, titanium, tungsten and platinum. Not to mention three quarters of the world's ferroaurum, kryobelitium and dimeritium and 80% of the world's gold.

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COA Kovir Poviss old CoA Kovir-Poviss old2 COA Kovir Poviss

The above coats of arms were designed by our resident heraldry and Witcher expert, Mboro. There is also a Czech concept of the Kovir coat of arms



Cities and keeps Edit


  • Kovir and Poviss are portrayed rather inaccurately in regards to borders in the map made for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Strangely, the two are portrayed as separate entities, with Talgar and Velhad portrayed as kingdoms in their own right as well.

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