The Galactic Republic is the dominant galactic government and works closely with the noble Jedi Order as peacekeepers and protectors of the galaxy. The headquarters of the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order is on the planet of Coruscant in the Core Worlds; the true epicenter of the galaxy.
Headquarters: Coruscant (Republic and Jedi) Faction Leader(s): Supreme Chancellor Tam Cinadra (Glee Anselm - NPC) Jedi Grand Master Yoda (NPC)
The Confederacy of Independent Systems (CIS) is a counter-movement to the Galactic Republic representing worlds who are dissatisfied with the Galactic Republic and its corruption. While the CIS appears to be a noble cause, there might be something darker lurking beneath.
Headquarters: Raxus Faction Leader(s): Separatist Senate and Separatist Council
While the Galactic Republic and the Confederacy of Independent Systems compete for galactic dominion there are other factions and organizations working for the a variety of different motives, some from behind the scenes.
Headquarters: Spread throughout the galaxy