The Orsimer, commonly known as Orcs, are considered to be barbarian people by most of the other races in Nirn. Despite being a type of Mer, they are from the mountainous regions of western Tamriel. They are centrally located in Orsinium, called the City of Orcs. It is located between the regions of Hammerfell and Skyrim. Orcs live in other locations as well in Tamriel. They also have consistently held a standard as a race as some of Tamriel's greatest warriors and smiths.The terms Orc and Orismer can be used interchangeably.
Orsinium male and female