Pronunciation: shy-NAHR 
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Map: A map of Shienar is available in [The Eye of the World] hc p. 578, pb p. 688.

The northeastern most of the [Borderlands]. It is bordered on the north by the [Blight] and on the east by the [Spine of the World]. The [Mora River] forms the western border between Shienar and [Arafel]. The sign of Shienar is a stooping black hawk. By tradition, the sigil of the reigning king is also a sign of Shienar.

The nation of Shienar was formed early in the [War of the Hundred Years]. The governors of [Artur Paendrag Tanreall]'s five northern provinces met and agreed to form stable nations to preserve the peace and defend against the [Blight]. Merean Tihomar was the first Queen of Shienar.

In [Borderlands] countries, the %%ot [shatayan|Compleat]%% or head housekeeper, and the %%ot [shambayan|Compleat]%% or head butler are positions of great power.

! Location

Shienar is in the northeast of the [Westlands|Geography].

! Ruling Body

Shienar is a monarchy. The reigning king is [Easar Togita].

! Noble Houses

* Jagad - [Agelmar|Agelmar Jagad], [Amalisa|Amalisa Jagad]
* Shinowa - [Ingtar| Ingtar Shinowa]
* Togita - [Easar|Easar Togita]
* Yokata - [Kayen Yokata]
! Cities

* [Fal Moran] - capital
* [Ankor Dail]
* [Camron Caan]
* [Fal Dara]
* [Fal Eisen]
* [Fal Sion]
* [Medo]
* [Mos Shirare]

! References (Possible Spoilers)

# In the [Guide]
## [TWoTRPG|Guide] - Information on the history and culture of Shienar.
# In [New Spring]
## [NS,Ch1] - Before the [Aiel War] [Lan] has experience fighting the [Aiel] on the Shienaran marches.
## [NS,Ch8] - [Aisha Raveneos] lectures [Moiraine] on law in Shienar and [Amadicia].
# In [The Great Hunt]
## [TGH,Ch2] - In [Borderlands] countries, the %%ot [shatayan|Compleat]%% or head housekeeper, and the  %%ot [shambayan|Compleat]%% or head butler are positions of great power.
# In [The Fires of Heaven]
## [TFoH,Prologue] - [Danelle] reports to [Elaida] and her Council that Shienarans are skirmishing amongst themselves.
## [TFoH,Ch25] - [Egwene] finds a report in [Elaida]'s study that says there are minor rebellions in Shienar and [Arafel].
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Ch7] - The fighting in [Arafel] and Shienar seems to be abating.
## [LoC,Ch9] - There is fighting in the [Borderlands] over whether or not [Rand] is really the [Dragon Reborn|Rand]. It began in Shienar about the time the [Stone of Tear] fell.
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch12] - Coin peppers are popular in Shienar and [Malkier].
# In [Winter's Heart|Winters Heart]
## [WH,Ch13] - [Cadsuane] has been gathering loyal sisters since she heard of the unusual events in Shienar.
## [WH,Ch9] - A merchant reports to [Dyelin Taravin] that there are thousands of [Arafellin|Arafel], [Kandori|Kandor] and Shienarans in [Braem Wood].

[Categories|WikiCategory]: [Category.Geography] | [Category.Countries] | [Category.Borderland Countries]