The Witcher Expanded Universe is filled with iconic locations like the kingdoms of Nilfgaard and Cintra, cities and towns like Oxenfurt and Blaviken, and of course Kaer Morhen, the fortress that inhabits the prestigious school of witchers. Books and games allow some immersion through maps, but these tend to focus on a specific part, leaving fans in doubt regarding the geography of the whole world:
After several series of comic books, 15 short stories, 6 books, 3 major games, and 2 seasons (soon 3) on Netflix, Fans of the Witcher universe may have some idea of the geography of the Northern Kingdoms, but one question remains: how big is it? Research geographers from the University of Warsaw have decided to answer this question by gathering as much information as possible through the various media and existing maps of the Witcher’s world. on one and the same card.
It’s part of a university project. that geographers from the University of Warsaw scoured Andrzej Sapkowski’s books, CD Projekt RED games and any other media they could find in order to put together a detailed map of the Witcher’s world. It shows places that can be found in games, comics, and even the Netflix series, but also places invented by researchers to further populate the different areas.
We find in particular the kingdoms of Temeria and Redania, which can be seen respectively in season 1 of The Witcher when Geralt faces the Striga, and in Season 2 where Dijkstra, King Vizimir II’s spy, enters. The detail of the map is such that one can easily distinguish the population of the cities, the borders between the kingdoms, the islands that border the continent, but above all the distance between the different places visited in the different adaptations of The Witcher.
If you were wondering how far Geralt and Ciri traveled from Sodden to Kaer Morhen, you can now get an approximation. — and ask you some serious questions about the quality of the white dress Nivellen gave Ciri, since she seems to have survived a journey through Redania and Kaedwen without a single spot…