Colonization on the Patria continent started on the northeast coast, making the Northern region the oldest and most storied. This is where the heart of Patria's political economy beats, and the coastal regions are dotted with large port cities that serve as windows to foreign countries.
The north has many aristocrats descended from leaders who from early colonists and moguls of industry who built their fortunes in the new land, both of which command wealth unlike anyone else in the world. Industrial titans seek to expand growth even further by monopolizing domestic demand through protective trade practices. However, the depends almost entirely on the south for coal, iron, textiles and other recently discovered resources, with profits between the two sides remaining mutually exclusive.
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