Andor

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Facts

  • Primary: Fesoan
  • Also known as: Andoria
  • Population: 90,000,000 (2381)
  • Capital
    • - 2154 - 2165 - : Laibok (ENT Novel: Beneath the Raptor's Wing; Live by the Code)
    • - 2365 - 2381: Laikan (TNG Short Story: "The Captain and the King")
    • 2381 - Present: Lor'Vela (TP Novel: Paths of Disharmony)
  • Class M
  • Inhabitants: Andorian, Aenar (extinct)
  • Nation
    • Antiquity - : Non-unified (DS9 Novel: Andor: Paradigm)
    • - Present: Andorian Empire
  • Andorian magnetic field weakest at the poles, solar wind reaching even to the surface in regions (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Obscures sensors even more strongly than on most worlds as a result (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)

History

  • The icecutter Kumari is the first vessel to circumnavigate Andor. (ENT: "United")
  • Andor united by Thalisar the Last, the planet's last monarch. (DS9 Novel: Andor: Paradigm)
  • c.1850: First contact with Vulcans, leading soon after to the development of warp drive in response to what is seen by Andorians at an attempt at pacification. (ENT Novel: A Choice of Futures)

Locations

Surface

  • Zhevra (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Continent (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
  • Northern island chains
    • Harbortown
    • Laibok
    • Laikan
    • Northern Wastes (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
      • Northernmost region of Andor
      • Former location of Aenar settlement prior to their extinction (ENT: "The Aenar"; ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
  • Unknown
    • Dreshna
    • Khyzon Sea
    • Lor'Tan
    • Lor'Vela
    • Weyzhiss Mountains

Indigenous Life

Animal

  • Andorian bull (DS9: "Fascination")
  • Eel (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Native to the lakes of Zhevra (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
  • F'sherr beetle (ENT Novel: A Choice of Futures)
  • Frost boar (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Hibernates (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
  • Ice-bore (ENT: "The Aenar")
    • Worm which generates heat through an internal exothermic process to burrow through ice
  • Redbat (ENT Novel: A Choice of Futures; DS9: "Invasive Procedures")
    • Eaten for food
  • Zabathu (TNG: "Pen Pals")
    • Riding animal
  • Unnamed riding animal (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Used in the ancient past by Andorian cavalry soldiers (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Possibly the zabathu?

Protist

  • Andorian amoeba (VOY: "Tuvix")
    • Noted for reproducing symbiogenetically rather than through mitosis
  • Unnamed bio-luminescent microorganism (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)
    • Source of natural lighting in Aenar caverns within the Northern Wastes (ENT Novel: The Good That Men Do)

Vegetable

  • Andorian tuber root (DS9: "Second Sight")