The capital city of Chandrila, Hanna City, has a population of just one and a half million. It is spread throughout the northern coast of the Silver Sea, and is a major harbor, while still maintaining the picturesque look of a rural town. The Hanna Wild Game Reserve, just outside Hanna City, houses the diverse species that roam Chandrila, including the docile squalls, cause of traffic jams in the rural roads. Other natural wonders include the Gladean State Parks, a collection of various sites of natural beauty, the crystal waters of Lake Sah`ot, just beyond Hanna City, and the Memorial Military Academy, dedicated to the now nonexistent Chandrilan military.
The people of Chandrila have always felt that they could express and debate their political opinions without fear of any punishment. Therefore, city council sessions usually have large turnouts from concerned citizens, and the Chandrilan Planetary Senate consists of two hundred and fifty elected officials. A planetary council of twenty-five makes many day-to-day decisions, and the planetary governor has little authority, and serves only as a chair to the planetary council. Upon the creation of the Galactic Empire, the democratic and loyal Chandrilans refused to be part of it.