A Monarchy is ruled by a single person, known as a monarch. The monarch's rule is less absolute than that of a despot, and he or she usually has the acceptance of at least the upper-class. The aristocrats under this system of government have some economic freedom, allowing the civilization to be more productive.
Monarchy is an excellent form of government for a young civilization.
- Up to three military units in each city institute "martial law".
- Each of these units makes one unhappy citizen content.
Corruption and Waste
- Monarchy has a moderate rate of corruption and waste. The farther a city is from your capital, the higher its level of corruption.
The usual title of a ruler under monarchy is "king" (male) or "queen" (female).
An Arab monarch is known as a "sultan" (male) or "sultana" (female). An Egyptian monarch is known as a "great pharaoh". An Indian monarch is known as a "maharaja". A Japanese monarch is known as a "shogun". A Persian monarch is known as a "shah". A Roman monarch is known as an "imperator" (male) or "imperatrix" (female). A Russian monarch is known as a "czar" (male) or "czarina" (female). A Sioux monarch is known as a "great chief".
- Transcribed directly from Civilopedia
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