Interesting Times Places – Chronologic

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’ and Printers’ 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.

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Interesting Times Places - Chronologic
Chronological list of the places in Interesting Times.
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