Aargau

Name: Aargau
Type: Terrestrial
Temperature: Temperate
Atmosphere: Type I (Breathable)
Hydrosphere: Moderate
Gravity: Standard
Terrain: Cities, Forests, Gardens, Jungles, Mountainous, Oceans, River
Length of Day: 24 Standard Hours
Length of Year: 364 Local Days
Sapient Species: Human, Muun
Starport: Imperial Class
Population: 4.8 billion
Planet Function: Administrative, Financial
Government: Bank of Aargau (InterGalactic Banking Clan)
Tech Level: Space
Trade Routes: Corellian Run / Byss Run Spur
Major Exports: Bankers, Precious metals
Major Imports: Financial assets
Settlements: New Escrow (capital)
Points of Interest: Dawn Pyramid of Aargau, Garden of Butterflies, IBC Arcology
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System Data

Region: Core Worlds
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System Name: Zug system
Star Name: Zug
Star Type: Orange

Background: Aargau was a planet in the Zug system of the Core Worlds region, not far from Coruscant and the Corellian Run. It was run by and served as the headquarters for the Bank of Aargau, which was part of the InterGalactic Banking Clan. Numerous other banks and corporations were also based on Aargau, including the Z-Gomot Ternbuell Guppat Corporation. Aargau was an exceptionally wealthy world, due both to its status as a financial center, as well as the planet’s vast reserves of rare and precious metals.

Aargau was a member of the Galactic Republic from its discovery until the end of that galactic power. After the fall of the Galactic Empire, it was considered a New Republic stronghold. The region of space occupied by the planet would later fall under the hegemony of first the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances, and then subsequently Darth Krayt’s Galactic Empire. Despite this, Aargau took a neutral approach to politics, which meant that warring factions were mutually welcome to conduct business on the planet. The planetary government imposed only three laws on citizens and visitors, called the Three Statutes of Aargau. These laws focused on the export of Aargau’s natural resources, the absolute ban on weapons for visitors—and, conversely, the requirement to bear arms for Aargauuns—as well as maintaining the integrity of the Bank of Aargau. Breaking any of these rules was punishable by immediate execution.

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