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Government type Absolute Monarchy
Ruling party Royal Faction (conservative)
Capital Khiva (ID 1191)
Population 184.72 thousand
Primary culture Uzbek
Accepted cultures
Literacy 3 %
National value Order
Tech school Traditional Academia
Status Uncivilized nation
A view of Khiva and the surrounding nations in 1836

Khiva is an Uncivilised, Landlocked Nation located in Central Asia. It is coloured in brown and borders Persia Persia, Bukkhara Bukkhara and Afghanistan Afghanistan in the south, Bukkhara and Kokand Kokand in the east, Russia Russia in the north and uncolonised territory in the west.

It is one of the Turkic Khanates, along with Bukkhara and Kokand.


Khiva is an uncivilised nation, it will have to civilise before being able to research new technologies. Khiva's literacy is at extremely low 3% at the start of the game and Clergymen mini.pngclergymen provide 1.37 research points. Khiva is at 0% of its westernisation process.


Khiva doesn't start in a great power's sphere of influence, but with a relatively good relation with Bukkhara (60). Therefore they are the natural ally, although they often get attacked by Afghanistan. Often Russia will sphere Khiva, and in that Khiva have all the protection they need.


Khiva starts with 6 brigades out of 6 possible brigades in 1 army:

  • Army of the Khanate of Khiva: consisting of 6 brigades totalling 18.000 troops, all cavalry, located in Khiva, with no leader.