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Sikh Empire
Map by Wodhann
Map by Wodhann
Ranjit Singh
req. mod

Traits req. mod
Aggressive, Spiritual
Map Labels Language req. mod

Punjab led by Ranjit Singh is a custom civilization by Gurra09, with contributions from LastSword, TPangolin, JFD, AgressiveWimp, Wodhann, RawSasquatch, and danrell. 

This mod requires Brave New World. 



The Sikh Empire was a major power in the Indian subcontinent, that arose under the leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh who established the empire basing it around the Punjab. The empire existed from 1799, when Ranjit Singh captured Lahore, to 1849 and was forged on the foundations of the Khalsa from a collection of autonomous Sikh misls. At its peak in the 19th century, the Empire extended from the Khyber Pass in the west to western Tibet in the east, and from Mithankot in the south to Kashmir in the north. It was the last major region of the subcontinent to be conquered by the British.

Ranjit Singh[]

Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century. The empire, based in the Punjab region, existed from 1799 to 1849. It was forged, on the foundations of the Dal Khalsa, under the leadership of Ranjit Singh from a collection of autonomous Sikh Misls. 

Dawn of Man[]

Sat Sri Akaal, Ranjit Singh, Lion of the Punjab. Only 19 years old you, as the Commander of one of the 12 Sikh Misls, invaded the neighboring Bhangi Misl and captured the city of Lahore. This conquest began your quest to unite the misls and only two years later you were invested as the Maharaja of Punjab, ruling the newly formed Sikh Empire. You modernised the Sikh armies and won many battles, adding the territories of Peshawar, Jammu and Kashmir to your own. Although a great military leader, the world not only remember you for your military victories. By your order two of Sikhism's most sacred temples were constructed and Amritsar's Golden Temple, the Harmandir Sahib, was completely renovated during your reign. Your empire was an open and tolerant one, respecting people of all religions, allowing them to live side by side in peace. But after your death the empire was weakened by internal divisions and the British used this to launch a military campaign, dissolving the Sikh Empire only 10 years later.

Oh, great Maharaja, your people long for you to lead them forward once again. Will you help Punjab regain its former glory? Can you build a civilization that stands the test of time?


Art by RawSasquatch

Introduction: I bid you welcome to my palace, stranger. What brings you to Punjab?

Introduction: Greetings traveller! I am Ranjit Singh, Maharaja of Punjab. Will you join me for a meal?

Introduction: The Sikh Empire opens it doors for you, my friend. We respect all those who respect us.


Defeat: You have bested our armies and now Punjab is yours. I am disappointed to see that the Sikh Empire will die with me.


Unique Attributes[]

Punjab (Ranjit Singh)

Art by RawSasquatch


+10% Strength Combat Strength for units within 2 tiles of a Holy Site. +1 FaithIcon Faith from Farms. 


Art by TPangolin

Guru (Great Prophet)
  • May create a Greatwork Great Work of Writing
Gurdwara (Temple)
  • +1 Food Food
  • +1 additional Food Food per Religion Religion present in the city
  • No maintenance


Mod Support[]

Mod Support
Community Balance Patch
Ethnic Units
Map Labels
Unique Cultural Influence
Wish for the World

List of Cities[]

City List
  1. Lahore
  2. Gujranwala
  3. Amritsar
  4. Multan
  5. Rawalpindi
  6. Faisalabad
  7. Sialkot
  8. Peshawar
  9. Jammu
  10. Gujrat
  11. Haripur
  12. Srinagar
  13. Shujabad
  14. Jhelum
  15. Dera Ghazi Khan
  16. Hoshiarpur
  17. Kapurthala
  18. Gurdaspur
  19. Pakpattan
  20. Poonch
  21. Shahpur
  22. Dera Ismail Khan
  23. Kohat
  24. Mithankot
  25. Bannu
  26. Nowshera
  27. Wazirabad
  28. Mianwali
  29. Jamrud
  30. Gilgit

Full Credits List[]

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Latest Version: v 4
Last Updated: 11 April 2016

  • Gurra09: Author
  • LastSword: Guru Lua
  • TPangolin: Icons
  • JFD: Icons
  • AgressiveWimp: Icons
  • Wodhann: Map
  • RawSasquatch: DOM and leaderscene
  • danrell: Guru model
  • kirtanraag: Music
  • More Wonders: Harmandir Sahib wonder (splash screen and civilopedia)