Raising Steam covers a lot of ground – literally. Here is a chronological list of those places. Find the alphabetical list on this page.
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.
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.
Quirm – A city near Ankh-Morpork, not to be confused with Chirm. Probably.
Sheepridge – Hosted the hiring fair at which Mort was apprenticed to Death.
Sto Lat – A small city in the Sto Plains, first mentioned in passing in Equal Rites. Home of King Olerve and Princess Keli.
Überwald – Home to many werewolf, vampires, Igors, and other races. Homeland of Angua and Cheery.
Ephebe – Located across the Djel (or Djelibeybi, if you prefer) from Tsort. Home of philosophers.
Koom Valley – Location of an historic battle between dwarves and trolls.
Wilinus Pass – Dangerous (unless you’re Vimes and Inigo Skimmer) pass leading into Uberwald.
Bonk – Properly pronounced Be-yonk. In Uberwald, home to Lady Margolotta, the werewolf clan of Baron Guye von Uberwald, the dwarf Low King, Captain Tantony, and the (nearby) Schmaltzberg fat mines. Not a major tourist attraction.
Schmaltzberg – Near Bonk. Famed for the fat mines which legend says came from the Fifth Elephant, a creature that used to support the Disk with the other four but somehow crashed into Uberwald leaving its legacy for inhabitants to discover.
Treacle Mine Road – Ankh-Morpork. Just off Elm Street.
Royal Bank – On Broad Way. Moist von Lipwig, with the prompting of Lord Vetinari, used the bank to bring Ankh-Morpork into the world of paper money.
Post Office – On Broad Way, opposite the Patrician’s Palace, Ankh-Morpork.
Royal Mint – Handles (poorly) the money of Ankh-Morpork, until Moist von Lipwig comes along.
Golem Trust, The – Dolly Sisters. Run by Adora Belle Dearheart. Buys golems from their owners and then allows golems to buy their own freedom, at cost.
Scoone Avenue – Ankh-Morpork. Location of the Ramkin estate.
Sto Plains – Area in which the cities of Sto Lat, Sto Helit, and Ankh-Morpork are located.
Effing Forest – Just outside Ankh-Morpork. Where the Wesley brothers met their end, explosively.
Treacle Miner / Sticky Head – Where tales are told of days of old – and not so old.
Shires, The – Location of Crundells, surrounded by Ankh-Morpork, Quirm, Sto Lat, and Pseudopolis.
Cori Celesti – 10-mile high mountain at the Hub of the Disc. Home to the gods of Dunmanifestin. Possible translation: Heart of heaven.
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.
Guild of Lawyers – Eh, why not? The president is Mr Slant.
Oblong Office – The main room of the Patrician in the Palace. Definitely not the same as the Oval Office.
XXXX (Fourecks) – Fabled hidden continent, mate. Terror Incognita. EcksEcksEcksEcks.
Llamedos – Pllace from which Imp y Celyn hailed. (Nasty when read backwards.)
Pantygirdl – Also, Pant-y-Girdl. Capitl of Llamedos.
River Gate – Ankh-Morporkian gate that opens near the river Ankh.
Nightingale Valley – Location of a new housing development being offered by CMOT Dibbler Practically Real Estate and Associates.
Sunflower Gardens – Location of a new housing development being offered by CMOT Dibbler Practically Real Estate and Associates.
CMOT Dibbler Practically Real Estate and Associates – Run by the Dib-man, so you know it’s legit, right?
Cockbill Street – Where Sam Vimes grew up. Poorest part of Ankh-Morpork.
Pigsty Hill – A street in the Shambles near the Cattle Market. A golem once caused it to be packed with cattle.
Monastery of Oi Dong – Created by Wen the Eternally Surprised. Home of the History Monks.
Shangri-La – The monastery of Oi Dong bears similarities to this Roundworld place.
Swine Town – Near Sto Lat. A stop along the railway line.
Skund – Literally, Your Finger You Fool.
NoThingfjord – From whence the dwarf Mad’s family blew in to Fourecks when he was a kid.
Sto Kerrig – Small place in the Sto Plains. (Probably should have been mentioned in the Mort listing.)
Dolly Sisters – Neighborhood now absorbed by Ankh-Morpork. Has a Watch House.
Loose Chippings – Probable home of Reginald Stibbings.
Pink PussyCat Club – Strip club in Ankh-Morpork where Tawneee, Broccolee, and Mrs. Spudding (age 75) have performed.
Peach Pie Street – Middle of three roads separating UU from the Palace.
Copperhead Mountain – Major peak in Lancre.
Shades, The – A section of Ankh-Morpork that is darker (in more ways than one) than it sounds.
Quarry Lane – Heavily populated by trolls.
Blackglass – Where the mother (a Beldame) of the Fool (Verence II) hailed from.
Cunning Artificers’ Guild – Some of its members helped Leonard of Quirm to craft the Kite.
Tanty, The – Ankh-Morpork’s main prison.
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.
Upunder – First stop on the Sto Plains railway line after Ankh-Morpork.
Lancre – A small kingdom in the Ramtops. Home of Nanny Ogg and several other witches and wizards.
Lady Sibyl Free Hospital – Where Dr. Lawn works. Has the unusual reputation of aiming to get people well.
Dirty Rat – Dwarf pub in Ankh-Morpork. Not the place to frequent if you like umbrellas in your drinks.
Fat Marie’s – Roadside eatery along the Quirm turnpike. Now serves goblins.
Tump, The – Small, steep hill at the hubward-by-turnwise edge of Ankh-Morpork. Location of Tump Tower.
Broad Way – One of Ankh-Morpork’s busiest streets. Intersects the Street of Small Gods.
Scrote – One-horse town in the Sto Plains where The Band with Rocks In once played.
Big Cabbage – The Green Heart of the Plains. Home of BrassicaWorld where you can meet Captain Cabbage, Cauliflower the Clown, and Billy Broccoli…if you dare. There’s much more, but I won’t spoil the fun.
Djelibeybi – Literally, “Child of the Djel”. Land of the pyramids. Home of Teppic and his ancestors.
Street of Cunning Artificers, The – Ankh-Morpork. Contains just what you think. Only moreso.
Quirm Central – Like Grand Central, only in Quirm.
Higher Overhang – In the Shires. Probably just above all the other Overhangs.
Pseudopolis Yard – Ankh-Morpork, not Pseudopolis. A circular street located at the city’s center. The Opera House and City Watch are on it.
Overhang Minor – A colony of goblins flourished there.
Ramtop Mountains – One of the main mountain ranges Hubward.
Alchemists’ Guild – It’s around here somewhere, continually being rebuilt.
Twoshirts – Located in the Chalk. Home of Abiding Swindell, Nosey Hinds, and Clem Doins.
Quirm College for Young Ladies – Where Susan Sto Helit was sometimes seen.
High Mouldering – In the Sto Plains. As reported by Georgina Bradshaw, noted for its salt-water baths, a nice hotel, and the amazing echoes you can hear in the Sacred Glade of Shock Knee.
Hotel Continental – Nice place to stay in High Mouldering, whether troll, human, dwarf, or goblin.
Sacred Glade of Shock Knee – At High Mouldering. Hear amazing echoes there.
Slake – Small coach stop between Uberwald and Ankh-Morpork.
Little Swelling – On the Sto Plains railway line between Hapley and Huddle. Known for its worms. (Could be worse.)
Gruffies – The railway had to tunnel under them.
Genua – Main setting of Witches Abroad. Sounds like Genoa. Feels like New Orleans.
Tsort – Location of the Valley of Tsort and thus the Great Pyramid of Tsort. Not to be confused with the Great Pyramid of Djelibeybi.
Netherglades – Swampy area near Quirm.
Shankydoodle – Town between Ankh-Morpork and Quirm known as a great exporter of champion racehorses.
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.
Brazeneck College – School for wizardry in Pseudopolis. Headed by the former Dean (of Pentacles) – Henry – from UU. Adrian Turnipseed (aka Big Mad Drongo) and Dr. Able Baker are a professors there. They have a computer called Pex which runs on chickens.
Slice – Home of Millie Hipwood / Hopgood / Hopwood, Mr Vermissage, and other minor characters.
Leshp – An underwater island that rises to the surface from time to time. Nearly the cause of a war between Ankh-Morpork and Klatch. Home of the Curious Squid.
Zemphis – A walled town probably similar to our own Memphis (Egypt).
BrassicaWorld – In Big Cabbage. Presumably similar to Disney or Wally.
Zemphis Falls – Apparently a tourist attraction near Zemphis.
Cranbury – Stop along the railway that had a clacks tower. Known for Cranbury Cabbage.
Cabbage Research Institute – In Big Cabbage, of course.
Much Come Lately – Also hyphenated. Known for the Cabbagestalker Hat.
Monks Deveril – Known for inventive topiary at Deveril Hall.
Upper and Lower Feltwhistle – Need your pig bored to death? Here’s where you go.
Seven Bangs – Has a history that includes grimchi.
Forest of Skund – The trees talk there. Especially to Rincewind who doesn’t believe they do.
Carrick / Carrack Mtns – Near the Sto Plains which contain Ankh-Morpork. Site of a “faytal fall” that Mort had to deal with.
Downsized Abbey – Now a trading bazaar in Zemphis.
Aglet Road – A trading route in Zemphis.
Counterweight Continent – A land mass made largely of octiron so as to counter-balance the larger land mass on which Ankh-Morpork exists.
Paps of Scilla – Eight rocky peaks through which you pass when three days from Zemphis. Draw your own conclusion as to why there were eight.
Sunink – Constable Bluejohn lived there just outside Ankh-Morpork.
Ohulan Cutash – The “big city”, if you live in Bad Ass. Not that many people have heard of it.
Fiddler’s Riddle – Tavern in Ohulan Cutash run by Mayor Skiller.
Lake Overshot – Ask Geoffrey Indigo about the day the lake drained and refilled itself.
Schmarm – Home of Gwendolyn Avery who heard the sound of men marching past in the night.
Everwind Glacier – Near the home of Knut the goatherder.
River Smarl – Longest river on the Disc.
Grosszugig Stein – Tavern run by Herr Muckenfuss.
Shatta – Fashion shop in the Maul, run by Madame Sharn and Pepe. Known for micromail and Juliet (Jewels), its model.
Mister Fornacite’s – Hair salon run by Teasy-Weasy Fornacite.