The port city of Solitude lies to Skyrim's northwest. It is located near the Sea of Ghosts and the city itself lacks snow despite its location in the upper part of Skyrim. Despite its name, Solitude is hardly uninhabited; it simultaneously serves as the capital city of Haafingar Hold and the Imperial part of Skyrim, and serves as an important trade center shipping timber and fish commodities to other ports throughout Tamriel.
It has a strong Imperial influence, and is also home to the Bard's College which trains professional poets/rogues.
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