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I'd love to know what's the Romulan population in general or on Romulus itself in the TNG era.

  • Memory alpha says 18 billion around 2378, but no sources are given. Also, I couldn't find anything else at the moment. – Rebel-Scum Mar 10 at 15:02
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According to the Star Trek: Star Charts factbook, the population of Romulus in the year 2368 is approximately 18 billion.

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No information exists to describe the total number of Romulans in the galaxy, but their empire encompasses several colony worlds, each with potentially billions-strong populations of their own.


After its destruction in 2387 (about ten years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis), the population of Romulus dropped to (approximately) zero.

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  • In the Kelvin time line, Romulus was still around? It was in the original time line that Romulus was destroyed? – jim Mar 10 at 18:32
  • Aren't they eventually destroyed in both? Wasn't it a natural disaster that destroyed Romulus, and won't that natural disaster still happen, but now without the Vulcans to try and avert it? – coteyr Mar 10 at 18:38
  • @coteyr - A few months ago I would have argued with you that it wasn't clear however it seems the new Picard series (set in the original timeline) will also feature the destruction of Romulus – Valorum Mar 10 at 19:14
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    In the Kelvin time line Romulus isn't due to be destroyed for more than a century and with that much forewarning they can doubtless save it. – David Johnston Mar 10 at 19:37
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    This is why I hate time travel. – coteyr Mar 10 at 23:03

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