Anorah – AH noor ah (population 143,580) is the capital and dominant city of the Great Road Councilate . It is an ancient place, located at the Great Road crossing point on the . It was settled during times, abandoned during the and resettled during . It developed into a minor commercial center and military staging point as forces pushed toward the . Anorah came into its own after the when it became the jumping off point for settlement of the nearly empty western lands. Today it is a regional industrial and commercial center, drawing raw materials down the Barkov from the and selling finished goods to its western hinterlands.