Ashalla was the capital city of the planet Bajor. ( - DS9 Mission: Gamma novel: ; Twilight DS9 short story: " Ha'mara")
Rugal Pa'Dar and his adoptive Bajoran parents, Proka Migdal and Proka Etra, were living in Ashalla in the year 2370, just before Rugal was returned to Cardassia Prime. ( DS9 novel: )
The Never-Ending Sacrifice
Shikina Monastery at Ashalla was key site of historic significance in the Bajoran religion. During the Cardassian occupation, a secret chamber under the monastery was the home of the Orb of Prophecy and Change, the only Orb the Bajorans prevented the Cardassians from taking.
2376, all the orbs had been recovered and were being stored in the same chamber in Ashalla. That year, the chamber was discovered to be the chosen spawning ground of a parasite spawnmother, and was where the parasites kept several hostages, including Kasidy Yates. The spawnmother was removed by an Orb experience initiated by Kira Nerys, and thrown out of normal space-time. Also while there, Yates gave birth to her daughter, Rebecca Jae Sisko.
In late September of the same year, a site just outside of Ashalla was chosen for the signing ceremony for Bajor's admittance into the
United Federation of Planets. ( DS9 novel: )
mirror universe, Ashalla was destroyed by Iliana Ghemor (posing as Intendant Kira Nerys), who placed the blame on Smiley O'Brien and the rebels. In doing so, she hoped to foster Bajor's support and eventually claim the role of Emissary. ( DS9 novel: )
The Soul Key
Capital Planets and Cities
Khitomer Accords Alliance
Cardassia City, Cardassia ( Cardassian Union) • Ferenginar ( Ferengi Alliance) • First City, Qo'noS ( Klingon Empire) • Paris, Earth ( United Federation of Planets)
Ansirranana, Breen ( Breen Confederacy) • Gornar ( Gorn Hegemony) • Ki Baratan, Romulus ( Romulan Star Empire) • Rashtag, Janalwa ( Holy Order of the Kinshaya) • Tholia ( Tholian Assembly) • Tzenketh, Ab-Tzenketh ( Tzenkethi Coalition)
Dinaal City ( Dinaal) • Empersa ( Dominion) • Guwine, Venette ( Venette Convention) • Keelee-Kee, Tezwa • L'hur ( Sikaris III, Sikarian Canon) • Me'leit, Talar ( Talarian Republic) • New Romulus ( Romulan Republic) • Nova Roma, Rator III ( Romulan Star Empire, post- Hobus) • Rexlar-D, Dosi ( Dosi Confederation) • Zahlnerest ( Zahl II, Zahl Regnancy)
Mirror Universe States
Deneva ( Galactic Commonwealth) • Okinawa, Earth ( Terran Empire) • Okinawa, Earth ( Terran Republic)
Federation Member States
Ares City ( Confederated Martian Colonies) • Ashalla ( Republic of Bajor) • Iaron ( Damiano) • Leran Manev ( Trill) • Lor'Vela ( Andorian Empire) • New Coridan ( People's Republic of Coridan) • New Samarkand ( Alpha Centauri Concordium of Planets) • Nuvia ( Risian Hedony) • Pike City ( Cestus III) • San Francisco ( United Earth) • ShiKahr ( Confederacy of Vulcan) • Stratos ( Ardana) • Zhelnogra ( Tenara)
Federation Member State Subdivisions & Colonies
Eau Claire ( Belle Terre) • London ( United Kingdom, United Earth) • Madrid ( Spain, United Earth) • New Burbank ( Rigel VI, United Rigel Colonies) • New Rakantha ( New Bajor, Republic of Bajor) • Oslo ( Norway, United Earth) • Port Emily ( Sherman's Planet) • Rigel Trade Complex ( Rigel X, United Rigel Colonies) • Washington, DC ( United States, United Earth) •
Interstellar State Subdivisions
Ka'Hat ( Sherman's Planet, Klingon Empire) • Kecemen ( Karemma, Karemma Foundation, Dominion)
Defunct Interstellar States
Achernar Prime ( Imperial Romulan State) • Unimatrix 01 ( Borg Collective)
Ashalla first appeared in "
Emissary" and was named in Twilight.