Mazovia

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This article is accurate for the latest versions of EU3, Napoleon’s Ambition, In Nomine, Heir to the Throne and Divine Wind.

Mazovia is a small, poor country stuck between Poland and its partner in a Personal union Lithuania, with the Teutonic Order to the north.

Mazovia
Mazovia.png
At the start of the Grand Campaign – 14 October 1399
Basic Stats
Government type Feudal Monarchy
Technology group Eastern
Number of provinces 2
Capital province Mazovia
Center of Trade None
State religion Catholic
Primary culture Polish
Other accepted cultures None

Sliders

Centralization <▪▪▪▪▪▫▪▪▪♦▪>
very decentralized
Decentralization

Aristocracy <♦▪▪▪▪▫▪▪▪▪▪>
extremely aristocratic
Plutocracy

Serfdom <▪♦▪▪▪▫▪▪▪▪▪>
much serfdom
Free Subject

Innovative <▪▪▪▪♦▫▪▪▪▪▪>
slightly innovative
Narrowminded

Mercantilism <▪▪♦▪▪▫▪▪▪▪▪>
quite mercantilistic
Free Trade

Offensive <▪▪♦▪▪▫▪▪▪▪▪>
quite offensive
Defensive

Land <▪▪♦▪▪▫▪▪▪▪▪>
quite land oriented
Naval

Quality <▪▪▪▪▪♦▪▪▪▪▪>
balanced
Quantity

Opening moves

Mazovia is stuck between being annexed by Lithuania, Poland or the Teutonic Order. First, offer Poland a royal marriage and military access so they will hopefully offer you an alliance. Go along with all of Poland's wars.

Technology

Hire a Land technology, government technology, or trade related advisor. Focus on land, government, trade and production technology. Naval and stability are not important because you have no coastline, and even with a port you'll have a low naval force limit. Stability quickly improves even without investment, being a small nation.

Warfare

Poland enjoys attacking Moldova, Crimea, and the Teutonic Order. Moldova can't hurt you or Crimea, but the Teutonic Order can easily annex Mazovia so proceed with extreme caution. In Crimea, try to peace out for 25 ducats and possibly Cherson for access to the Black Sea.

General strategy

Main article: European minors

Mazovia like many European minors can follow the same strategy, avoid wars with the big boys and escape to America before heading back for vengeance.

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