Socrata was a planet located somewhere in the space of the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants, in orbit of the Rho Drunir star system, at coordinates 1.77N 3.51W.

In the 23rd century, Socrata was home to a Federation mining colony. By reference stardate 2/2306.01, the world had a population of 2.42 billion individuals of various races and cultures, and the government was a full-status colonial member of the Federation. (FASA RPG module: The Federation)