New Toleto (1930 A.D.)Population: 810,000 (+3)
Appearance: Very Attractive (+2) Hygiene: -1
Mana Level: Low (No Enchantment)
Culture and EconomyLanguage: Moorish, French, Arabic Literacy: Accented
Wealth: Comfortable (x2) Status: -1 to 7
Political EnvironmentGovernment: Feudal representative democracy, Municipality
CR: 4 (Corruption -1)
Military Resources: $1.05B
Defense Bonus: +9
NOTES: New Toleto's economy is heavily based on river trade (+2 to search rolls.) It supports a huge number of government offices (+3 to search rolls.) New Toleto's also a major center of French Farrellite culture (+1 to search rolls.)
New Toleto was built on the assumption that it would be a front-line city and see at least one major war. (Its fortifications were built at TL5; because of peace on the mainland, they haven't been modernized and probably won't be any time soon.) Its military resources and CR are both higher than normal, reflecting the fact that both the military and the Caliphal Household maintain a presence (and contribute to security...) within the city limits.
Arabic is a minority language in New Toledo, but it's an important minority language, spoken in the Caliphal Household and by the khassa. "Accented" literacy reflects the fact that all three languages are in common, sometimes macaronic use - and there's a considerable number of foreigners (and badawis from up north) who aren't nearly as fluent in any of them as they ought to be.
Religion is an inescapable part of daily life, and the celebration of it crosses religious lines; the old Moorish practice of cooking Easter dinner for Christian neighbors is well in force (as is the accompanying tradition of expecting them to cook for Eid al-Fitr.)