Jehannah is the capital of Ghealdan and the location of the royal residence, the Jheda Palace.


It was built on the site of Shanaine, formerly a part of Manetheren.[1][2] It lies on the River Boern.[3]

Recent events

In 999 NE, after Rand al'Thor fought Ishamael at Falme, Moiraine Damodred sent Uno Nomesta and his Shienaran soldiers to a contact of hers in Jehannah.[4] When they arrived in Jehannah, however, the contact was dead and they decided to go their own way.[5]

Both Faile Bashere and Lord Orban wintered in Jehannah when hunting for the Horn of Valere.[6]

When evading the Seanchan, Matrim Cauthon's Redarms left rumors that they were heading toward Jehannah. Furyk Karede saw through the this ruse.[7]

Before the Battle of Malden, Perrin Aybara ordered the servants and camp followers to head to the Jehannah Road and deliver Queen Alliandre Maritha Kigarin in Jehannah.[8]


  2. The Wheel of Time Companion, Shanaine
  3. The Fires of Heaven, Chapter 49
  4. The Dragon Reborn, Chapter 6
  5. The Fires of Heaven, Chapter 38
  6. The Dragon Reborn, Chapter 35
  7. Crossroads of Twilight, Chapter 4
  8. Knife of Dreams, Chapter 29
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