Alderaan is a planet located in the Core Worlds and is known for its picturesque scenery, rich culture, and the royal family that rules the planet. Its capital city is Aldera, and the planet is also the headquarters for the Alderaanian Defense Fleet.

TerrainMountains, plains, forests, oceans
PopulationApproximately 2 billion
SpeciesHuman (majority), others including Gossam, Killik, and Lasat
GovernmentConstitutional monarchy
Major citiesAldera, Alderaan City, Crevasse City, Le Yer, and many others
AffiliationGalactic Republic, later the Rebel Alliance
Famous landmarksCastle Landslide, Mount Merakan, the Cestus Deception (a rocky formation)
Notable residentsBail Organa, Breha Organa, Winter Celchu, Princess Leia Organa

Geography and Climate

Alderaan is known for its lush forests, pristine lakes, and snow-capped mountains. The planet is home to diverse wildlife, such as the giant thrantas and nerfs, and also has many large oceans.

The planet has a temperate climate, with mild temperatures and plenty of rainfall. The planet experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter.

Population and Society

Alderaan has a population of approximately two billion, and its people are known for their peaceful ways and their love of the arts. The planet is famous for its music, literature, and theater, and Alderaanian artists are highly respected throughout the galaxy.

The royal family, which includes Princess Leia Organa, is beloved by the people of Alderaan and is considered a symbol of hope and peace.


Alderaan has a long and storied history, dating back thousands of years. The planet has been ruled by the House of Organa for generations, and its people have always been committed to peace and diplomacy.

During the Clone Wars, Alderaan remained neutral, but it provided humanitarian aid to planets affected by the war. However, the planet was destroyed by the Death Star in A New Hope, which had a catastrophic impact on the galaxy and forever changed the course of history.

Notable Locations

Alderaan is home to several notable locations, including the Royal Palace, which is the seat of the Alderaanian government and the residence of the royal family. The planet is also home to several universities, museums, and theaters, which are considered some of the finest in the galaxy.

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