Current Affairs: The hobgoblins are relentless in their attempts to conquer their western neighbors. They assault these borders constantly with little success.
Economics: Hobgoblins use a tribal system and pillage what they cannot produce themselves.
Geography: Marsh to the south and desert to the west, Namark Gull creates a very inhospitable environment.
Flora and Fauna: Varies wildly region to region but mostly matches the neighbor of the closest border to the area.