The Nilgaria system was a star system located in the Masla sector of the galaxy's Mid Rim region.[1] It was home to the creatures known as Nilgarian worms.[2][3]

Behind the scenes[]

The Nilgaria system was first mentioned in the 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas, written by Jason Fry and Daniel Wallace, which placed the system in grid square J-16.[4]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarWars.com Star Wars: The Essential Atlas Online Companion on StarWars.com (article) (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Goatgrass: The Tale of Ree-Yees"—Tales from Jabba's Palace
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Essential Atlas and Galactic Cartography: Official Discussion on the Jedi Council Forums (Literature board; posted by jasonfry on December 11, 2007, 7:59am; accessed March 6, 2016) "I wouldn't get your hopes up re alien homeworlds, beyond simple stuff like the Planetnamian species getting a Planetnamia on the map or things Dan and I can account for with a relatively quick reference." (backup link) Jason Fry, co-author of The Essential Atlas, stated his intention to create homeworlds for numerous species based on context implied from their names. This article treats the Nilgaria system as the location of one such homeworld with regard to the Nilgarian worm species.
  4. The Essential Atlas
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