Template:Location

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Location
Featured In {{{books}}}

The general {{location}} infobox template can be used to describe locations that cannot be better described by other location templates, such as:

  • {{nation}} for nations, kingdoms, etc.
  • {{settlement}} for cities, villages, etc.
  • {{architecture}} for buildings
  • {{geography}} for features of the landscape, such as rivers, mountains, and lakes


Template[edit]

{{location
|map= / image=
|capital=
|ruler=
|occupied=
|era=
|city=
|state=
|dominance=
|princedom=
|region=
|nation=
|world= / earth=
|universe=
|books=
}}

Parameters[edit]

Highlighted lines indicate mandatory parameters. On lines with multiple parameters (e.g. |world= / earth=) pick only the one most appropriate.

{{Location}} Parameters
Parameter Description Examples
image
or
map
Use this to display a relevant image hosted on the Coppermind.

See Help:Infoboxes for further details.

|image=Shadesmar (TWoK).jpg
|map=Locator_Frostlands.png

capital Use this to specify the capital of nation-like locations.

|capital=[[Kholinar]]

ruler Use this to specify the ruler of the location.

|ruler=[[Torol Sadeas]]

occupied When the location is contested in a war, use this to specify which party holds it currently. Mostly useful for locations of Roshar as the war with Odium's forces unfolds.

|occupied=[[Alethkar]]

era Use this to specify which era the location existed or exists in.

|era=[[Classical Scadrial]]
|era=[[Heraldic Epochs]]
|era=Post-Catacendre

city Use this to specify the city where the location can be found.

Note: Automatically generates a link. To bypass this, use 'city.
See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|city=Elendel
|'city=[[Wikipedia: Boston|Boston]]

state Use this to specify the state where the location can be found.

Note: Automatically generates a link. To bypass this, use 'state.
See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|state=Alornia
|'state=[[Wikipedia: Iowa|Iowa]]

dominance Use this to specify the Final Empire Dominance where the location can be found.

Note: Automatically generates a link.
See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|dominance=Central

princedom Use this to specify the Alethi princedoms where the location can be found.

Note: Automatically generates a link.
See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|princedom=Kholin

region Use this to specify the region where the location can be found.

Note: Automatically generates a link. To bypass this, use 'region.
See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|region=Elendel Basin
|'region=[[Wikipedia: Midwest|Midwest]]

nation Use this to specify the nation where the location can be found.

Note: Automatically generates a link. To bypass this, use 'nation.
See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|nation=Alethkar
|'nation=[[Wikipedia: USA|American]]

world
or
earth
Use this to specify the planet where the location can be found.

Note: Automatically generates a link. To bypass this, use 'world.
See Help:Infoboxes for further details.

|world=Roshar
|earth=Reckoners
|'world=Mars

universe Use this to indicate the (connected) universe where the location can be found.

See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|universe=[[Cosmere]]
|universe=Skyward universe
|universe=''Standalone''

books Use this to indicate which book or series the location is featured in.

See Help: Infoboxes for further details.

|books=[[Mistborn Era 1]]
|books=[[The Stormlight Archive]]
|books=[[Firefight]]

Categories & Tags[edit]

Pages that make use of the {{location}} template will be added to Category: Locations. In addition to this, specifying an earth in the infobox will apply the appropriate Earth category (e.g. |earth=Reckoners will apply Category:Earth (Reckoners)).