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(References to Ningpo)

Ningpo neighbouring systems
Ningpo neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 54.28:-66.74[e]
Spectral class G2III[1]
Planets 7[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Orbital view
Orbital view
System position 4[1]
Jump point
7 days[1]
Moons 1 (Ningxiang)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 38°C[1]
Surface water 78%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Ruler Qing Xiao (Governor)[1]
Rene Graves (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Ningbo[1][2]
Population 2,108,428,000[1]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary Garrison[edit]




- At this point in time House Ijori is operating at 35% of full strength, with 100% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Planetary Info[edit]

Ningpo's wide and fertile plains made in an agricultural producer of some renown. The crops grown on its two continents were delivered to Poznan and Pleione to support those worlds' populations. The Yalosha Peninsula and Yalo Rue mountain range are one of the most beautiful areas of the planet. Covered in several exotic hardwood tree species, careful logging practices have allowed custom furniture businesses (both on world and off) to produce some of the most beautiful furniture in the Inner Sphere. Persistent rumors suggest that the Celestial Throne on Sian is made from timber harvested on Ningpo.[1]

After being a part of the Capellan Confederation for most of the Succession Wars, the 3rd Davion Guards attacked the world during the Fourth Succession War. The Guards were stalled by Marion's Highlanders, a regiment of the Northwind Highlanders, for more than two months. It wasn't until Marion's Highlanders accepted safe passage to Northwind that the Guards could claim Ningpo for the Federated Suns.[39][1]

Most of the turmoil of the Chaos March and Jihad passed Ningpo. There were no strikes, raids, or bombardments on the world. The only thing that showed the high cost of the war is the loss of so many young people who joined the CCAF, either willingly or not.[1] However, the campaign on Ningpo which ended on the 18th of August 3077 with Ningpo being retaken by the Capellan Confederation saw both the CCAF and the defending Word of Blake forces using nuclear and chemical weapons against each other.[40]

The combat was centered around the capital city, Ningbo. A report recovered from the city by the Capellan Broadcasting reporter Quan Yin Chang indicated that the bulk of the fighting was between the Blakist 13th Militia Division, Warrior House Ma-Tsu Kai and the Home Guard. The Home Guard acted as a roadblock or anvil, grudgingly giving ground under repeated attacks from the 13th Division, while House Ma-Tsu Kai harried the enemy with flanking attacks.[2]

The Blakists reacted to the slow progress made by firing a weapon of mass destruction at the Capellan forces. House Ma-Tsu Kai promptly responded in kind; Ma-Tsu Kai took serious casualties from the first Blakist weapon, but their counterstrike almost destroyed a Level III. The damage inflicted by the Blakists forced the Home Guard and House Ma-Tsu Kai back into the streets of Ningbo, at which point both sides began liberally firing WMDs at each other, predominantly chemical and nuclear weapons. House Ma-Tsu Kai were forced into a suicidal charge against the Blakists that wreaked a heavy toll on the elite Warrior House, but also broke the Blakist line.[2]

The Capellan forces on Ningbo received help when Warrior House Ijori arrived in time to keep the remains of the city from falling, but were unable to prevent an orderly retreat on the part of the Blakists; in a final act of defiance, the 13th Division had their DropShips execute a coordinated strafing attack against the fresh House Ijori forces, wreaking carnage on them.[2]

In August 3135 Ningpo was invaded by the Capellan Confederation; poor decisions on the part of the Planetary Legate saw the Republic Armed Forces defense fall more quickly than a comparison of the two forces would have suggested when the invasion began.[41]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Algol 11.63 Pleione 15.76 Azha 15.77 Buchlau 17.83 Slocum 18.36
Kansu 20.43 Liao 21.83 Genoa 22.24 Poznan 22.74 Gan Singh 25.59
Shensi 25.84 Arboris 26.37 Conwy 27.96 Halloran V 28.44 Bharat 29.73
Aldebaran 31.79 Hamal 33.87 Nopah 35.94 New Aragon 36.70 Kawich 37.741
Zurich 37.743 New Hessen 39.81 Demeter 40.06 Woodstock 40.07 Bhaktapur 41.60
Bex 42.58 Styk 42.91 Acamar 42.92 Tsitsang 44.17 Yangtze 44.46
St. Andre 45.28 Hunan 46.14 Nanking 46.53 Ruchbah 47.05 Alrescha 47.56
Algot 47.56 Manennaia 49.39 Basalt 49.63 Fletcher 50.68 Saiph 50.93
Almach 51.69 New Canton 52.18 Ingress 52.74 Tall Trees 53.51 Zion 55.57
Achernar 57.39 Tigress 57.65 Sheratan 58.68 Menkalinan 58.88


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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 43, "Death On A White Horse"
  3. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding, 2366"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
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  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
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  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  10. 10.0 10.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
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  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War [2864]"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [2864]"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War [3025]"
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  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039]"
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  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
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  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  26. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  27. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  29. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Map"
  30. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Region Deployment Map [3079]"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  32. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  33. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  34. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  35. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 106, "Unit Deployment Table"
  36. Mercenaries Supplemental, p. 66, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  37. Field Manual: Updates, p. 33, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  38. Field Report: CCAF, p. 9, "Warrior House Regimental Status"
  39. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 32
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 57, "The Jihad in Review"
  41. Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 10, "Gossamer VTOL"