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Pjaia (/PÊ°aia/ Paia, Rolling Waters) is the largest city and capital of Ajudige. Pjaia is located in the kingdom of Ajudige, one of the three historic kingdoms of the island in which shares the same name, and has played important roles in sea fairing, trade, and culture in the San Luis Sea region. Sometimes referred to as "The Pearl of the Seas,"Seas" due to its ancient sites and preserved historic city. This has designeddesignated the walled city as an ISCO World Heritage Site.

Pjaia-min.png History

The Neolithic Period (7000-2200 B.C.E.)

Humans first arrived into what is now Ajudige via a land bridge that connected the island to the mainland in what is now Fort Kazanova. These first Ajudige share a common ancestor of the Wendat, Choctaw, Gathawk, and Durbanian First Peoples. Around 3000 B.C.E., Ajudige was permanantly disconnected from the mainland further isolating the ancient Ajudigioux. People first started settling in what is now Pjaia around the same time the land bridge eroded. Many scholars and historians believe these first peoples enjoyed the many natural hot springs in the hills and the fertile flat coastal plains for agriculture.