Altaruk is located in the Tablelands, south east of Tyr.
Estimated population: 2000
Common Knowledge: Altaruk is a fortified town that enjoys the sponsorship of the Balican Merchant dynasties of House Wavir, House Rees and House Tomblador.
The town is Governed by a Balican noble named Arisphistaneles.
Being a gateway to the trade caravans for many of the cities to the west, the city offers a safe haven and is well protected from the raiders that would try and loot them. This comes at a cost however of 1 GP entrance fee per person.
Services: Alturak offers stables, room and board, has many local and traveling merchants and is a great place to pick up tid-bits of information from the caravans that travel through.