Bajor

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Bajor
Location
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Grid D2, Alpha Quadrant
Survey Data
Star System:

Bajoran

Sector:

Bajor

Quadrant:

Alpha Quadrant

Class:

Class M

Satellites:
  • Derna
  • Jeraddo
  • Three others
Political Information
Affiliation:

United Federation of Planets

Native Inhabitants:

Bajorans

Population

3.8 billion

Capital City:
  • Dahkur
  • Sahving
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Bajor is the homeworld of the Bajoran species, located in the Bajoran system, which itself is located in the Bajor sector of the Alpha Quadrant. Bajor is the eleventh planet in its star system.

Between 2328 and 2369, as well between 2374 and 2375, Bajor was occupied by the Cardassian Union. As of 2382, Bajor became a member world of the United Federation of Planets.

Overview

Bajor is a Class M planet which is also the largest planet in the Bajoran system. It is located near to The Badlands and also the Demilitarised Zone, with notable planets nearby including Cardassia Prime and Ferenginar. The surface of Bajor is varied between mixed terrain land masses and oceans. There are a large number of settlements of varying sizes, with two capital cities, Dahkur and Sahving.

Bajor has five moons, although only two of these, Derna and Jeraddo, are named.

In 2389, with the permission of the Bajoran Government, Starfleet Academy opened a satellite campus in the Dahkur Provence.

History

16th century

  • Unknown: The first interstellar flights from Bajor took place in this century.

22nd century

  • c. 2172: Akorem Laan departs Bajor in a lightship to visit The Prophets. He would not return to Bajor until 2372.

24th century

  • 2319: The Cardassian Union invades and occupies Bajor, a period which becomes known as The Occupation. The Cardassians established the Bajoran Occupational Government to govern the planet.
  • 2369: The Occupation ends as the Cardassian Union withdraws from Bajor, which sees the dissolution of the Cardassian puppet regime. It was replaced by the Provisional Government.
  • 2373: Bajor's petition to join the Federation was accepted, however after the Emissary of the Prophets determined Bajor must stand alone, the Bajoran government agreed to delay Bajor's membership of the Federation.
  • 2373: Bajor signed a non-aggression pact with the Dominion.
  • 2374: Bajor joined the Dominion War allied to the Federation Alliance.
  • 2375: Dukat and Kai Winn Adami attempted to release the Pah-wraiths from the Fire Caves to destroy Bajor, but they were stopped by Captain Sisko, the Emissary of the Prophets.
  • 2382: Bajor joined the Federation.
  • 2389: Starfleet Academy opens a satellite campus in the Dahkur Provence.