Pronunciation: al-TAH-rah 
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The banner of Altara is two golden leopards on a field checked four-by-four in red and blue.

! Location

Altara is in the south-central part of the [Westlands|Geography] on the coast of the [Sea of Storms]. The [Eldar River] is the western border between Altara and [Amadicia]. [Ebou Dar] is the capital.

! Ruling Body

Altara is ruled by Queen [Tylin] from the Throne of the Winds in the [Tarasin Palace] in [Ebou Dar]. In reality, however, her power extends little beyond [Ebou Dar] and the various powerful Houses of the land are largely autonomous.

! Noble Houses

* Mitsobar - [Tylin], [Beslan]
* Todande - [Anarina]


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! Regions

* [Jhamara]


! References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [New Spring]
## [NS,Ch14] - The [Blue Ajah] is also a bit at odds with the [White Ajah] and [Yellow Ajah] over something that happened in Altara a hundred years before.
# In [The Fires of Heaven]
## [TFoH,Prologue] - [Danelle] reports to [Elaida] and her Council that [Pedron Niall] is conducting negotiations trying to get Altara and [Murandy] to cede land to [Illian|Illian (Country)].
## [TFoH,Ch40] - [Galad|Galad Damodred] agrees to help [Nynaeve] and [Elayne] find a boat to Altara because he thinks they have agreed to go to [Caemlyn].
## [TFoH,Ch56] - [Morgase] and her party leave [Sehar] and head for [Cormaed] where they can take a ferry across the [Eldar River] from Altara to [Amadicia].
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Prologue] - [Pedron Niall] sends [Jaichim Carridin] to Altara to stir up trouble in Altara and [Murandy].
## [LoC,Ch7] - [Tylin] is Queen of Altara.
## [LoC,Ch9] - [Carridin|Jaichim Carridin] gets a report that [Carridin|Jaichim Carridin] is doing well causing trouble in Altara and [Murandy].
## [LoC,Ch34] - In %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%%, [Egwene] rides a dream [Bela] through Altara to [Salidar].
## [LoC,Ch38] - [Mat] and the [Band of the Red Hand] arrive in Altara and near [Salidar].
## [LoC,Ch47] - Queen [Tylin] rules [Altara] from the Throne of the Winds.
## [LoC,Ch52] - The [Salidar Aes Sedai] and the [Band of the Red Hand] move through northern Altara.
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch7] - [Mat] has reports of [Mat]'s army in [Murandy] or Altara.
## [ACoS,Ch12] - [Egwene] and the [Salidar Aes Sedai] have seen murder and anarchy all across Altara and have heard stories of the same in [Tarabon] and [Arad Doman].
## [ACoS,Ch15] - [Pedron Niall] ordered [Carridin|Jaichim Carridin] to cause turmoil in Altara and [Murandy] so the [Whitecloaks] could come in and save the day.
## [ACoS,Ch38] - Altara holds an annual celebration called [Maddin's Day|Calendar] honoring the founder of Altara.
# In [Winter's Heart|Winters Heart]
## [WH,Ch1] - [Balwer|Sebban Balwer] picks up a story that the [Seanchan (People)] were soundly defeated and driven out of Altara.
# In [Crossroads of Twilight]
## [CoT,Ch5] - Following the [Shaido], [Perrin] and his forces cross the [Eldar River] into northern Altara.
## [CoT,Ch9] - The [Shaido] settle in the city of [Malden] in far north Altara.
## [CoT,Ch28] - [Mat] and [Valan Luca]'s circus travel the [Great North Road|Ebou Dar] across southern Altara.
## [CoT,Ch13] - At the age of fifteen, [Dyelin Taravin] successfully led her House against raiders from Altara and [Murandy].
## [CoT,Ch29] - The [Damona Mountains] line the border between Altara and [Murandy].
# In [Knife of Dreams]
## [KoD,Prologue] - Captain-General [Suroth] does not mind [Suroth] conscripting most of the %%ot [raken]%% as long as she leaves most of the %%ot [to'raken|toraken]%% for his campaigns in Altara and [Illian|Illian (Country)].
## [KoD,Ch12] - [Perrin] gets a fine map of Altara from Captain [Blasic Faloun].
## [KoD,Ch20] - Coins in Altara and [Murandy] are lighter than those of other nations.
## [KoD,Ch25] - After finishing their commission with King [Talmanes|Talmanes Delovinde] of [Murandy], [Talmanes|Talmanes Delovinde] sent half of the [Band of the Red Hand] north into [Andor] and took the rest into Altara to look for [Mat].
## [KoD,Epilogue] - General [Galgan|Lunal Galgan] signs an order to return the %%ot [raken]%% from [Tarabon] to [Amadicia] and Altara.

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