May you live in Interesting Times…and places…chronologically. If you’d rather live in them alphabetically, look here.
Discworld – First mentioned in Equal Rites, this is the place where it all hits the…er…takes place.
Counterweight Continent – A land mass made largely of octiron so as to counter-balance the larger land mass on which Ankh-Morpork exists.
Circle Sea – The main body of water separating the continents of the Disc. Probably responsible for preventing more wars than have already been fought.
Ephebe – Located across the Djel (or Djelibeybi, if you prefer) from Tsort. Home of philosophers.
Tsort – Location of the Valley of Tsort and thus the Great Pyramid of Tsort. Not to be confused with the Great Pyramid of Djelibeybi.
Omnia – A very (sorta) religious country on the coast of the continent of Klatch.
Klatch – Land of deserts and some jungles. Also the source of the phrase, “Pardon my Klatchian.” The country of Klatch is on the continent of Klatch.
Ankh-Morpork – The largest city on the Disc where much of the action in the Discworld series takes place. Ruled by the Patrician. Home of Unseen University.
Unseen University – The home of the Disc’s wizards, a very magical place where magic is almost never used, and for good reason. Known as UU, for short. Sometimes misspelled, Unesene.
Agatean Empire – Found on the Counterweight Continent which is diametrically opposite Ankh-Morpork on the Disc.
Guild of Thieves, Cutpurses, Housebreakers and Allied Trades – An organization, first encountered in Equal Rites, perhaps known later as simply the Guild of Thieves or Thieves’ Guild.
Quirm – A city near Ankh-Morpork, not to be confused with Chirm. Probably.
Sator Square – The area just outside Unseen University often occupied by many merchants.
Brass Bridge – One of several bridges in Ankh-Morpork. Probably made mostly of brass or something that looks like it.
Ramtop Mountains – One of the main mountain ranges Hubward.
Bhangbhangduc – Island that is part of the Agatean Empire.
XXXX (Fourecks) – Fabled hidden continent, mate. Terror Incognita. EcksEcksEcksEcks.
Ankh (River) – That which divides Ankh the city from Morpork. You can usually walk on the surface of the Ankh, even if you’re not a deity.
Winter Palace – Residence of the Agatean Emperor. Perhaps the same as the Summer Palace.
Summer Palace – Residence of the Agatean Emperor. Perhaps the same as the Winter Palace.
beTrobi islands – The land of the Trob who speak the language that Twoflower and Rincewind choose to communicate in.
Howondaland – A place of steaming forests where Hrun the Barbarian has done some of his best work.
Hunghung – Capital city of the Agatean Empire.
Sum Dim – City where Lord McSweeney claimed to have executed 30 (at the time, non-existent) rebels.
Broad Way – One of Ankh-Morpork’s busiest streets. Intersects the Street of Small Gods.
Bes Pelargic – Also spelled Bes Palargic. Twoflower’s home city in the Agatean Empire on the Counterweight Continent.
Ting Ling – Also, Tingling. Small island of the Agatean Empire.
Imperial Square – A potential center of activity in Hunghung.
Lost City of Ee – Once sought in Al Khali by Cohen the Barbarian. Found by Abraxas and Truckle. May be related to the Forbidden City of Ee.
Street of Heavens – Main drag in Bes Pelargic.
Engravers’ Guild – In Ankh-Morpork. Some of the best members could engrave their name and address on a pinhead.
Assassins’ Guild – Headquarters for the members of the Assassins’ Guild in Ankh-Morpork. Best not to know its exact location.
Guild of Plumbers and Dunnikindivers – In Ankh-Morpork. The latter built and cleaned cesspits, in case you really wanted to know.
Alchemists’ Guild – It’s around here somewhere, continually being rebuilt.
Pseudopolis – A major city on the Disc. In The Colour of Magic, Death is headed there because of the white plague striking the city. Home of Eric.
Hung River – Whence One Big River got his name.
Al Khali – Very dry home of Seriph Creosote and his Rhoxie.
Skund – Literally, Your Finger You Fool.
Start – Home of the Snake Priests.
Koom Valley – Location of an historic battle between dwarves and trolls.
Clup – Home of the Terrible Man-Eating Sloth.
Tower of Art – The oldest and tallest building on the Disc. Part of Unseen University. Very magical. Not necessarily artful.