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A map showing the location of Volon Therys on the continent of Essos.

Volon Therys is a small town in western Essos. The town is located not far to the north-west of Volantis, where the Rhoyne begins to separate out into its delta. The town is located on the western side of the river.[1]

In the books

In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, Volon Therys is a vassal of the Free City of Volantis. Volon Therys is the final stop for traders and travellers before Volantis itself, and Volantis maintains a watch on who is passing through the city, sometimes preventing them from travelling on to the main city. It is a noted waystop for mercenary companies unable to get permission to travel on to Volantis itself.

By the standards of the Free Cities, Volon Therys is a middling-sized town, but would be counted as a small city by the standards of Westeros.

According to The World of Ice and Fire, Volon Therys was founded by the Valyrian Freehold.

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