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Kingdom of Värmland.
Timeline: 1962: The Apocalypse

OTL equivalent: The nation on the north shore of the big western lake on the map.
[[Image:.|120px|Flag]] [[Image:.|80px|Coat of Arms]]
Flag Coat of Arms
TA1962 Sweden
Location of Kingdom of Värmland.

Motto
Odin is cool! (Swedish)

Capital: Karlstad
Largest city: Karlstad
Language:
  official:
 
Swedish
  others: German and Norwegen
Religion: Odinsist Church of Sweden (banned), Church of Finland (banned) and irreligious
Ethnic groups:
  main:
 
Swedes, Norwegians and East Germans
  others: Finns and Danes
Type of government: Absolute monarchy with a 'rubber stamp' type parliament
  government: Riksdag
King: Lars Olsen
Prime minister: Magdalena Gwendalynn Leonore Elisabeta Larsen
Population: 250,000 
Independence: 1965
Currency: Barter with the Danish-Swedish Kroner in urban places and for external trade
Organizations: Union of Swedish states, Värmland-Rugen Pact and Nordic Union
% Literacy: 98%
Number of military personnel: 50 presidential guards and a 100 man conscript army armed with improvised blade weapons.


HistoryEdit

DoomsdayEdit

The targets for NATO missiles were at- See- Warsaw Pact targets in Western Europe (1962: The Apocalypse).

After DoomsdayEdit

The nuclear winter lasted between October 1962 and March 1963. A nuclear summer then lasted between April 1963 and September 1964. A major famine, a major equine herpesvirus EHV-1 plague, a heavy dysentery out break and a minor flu outbreak killed many people in the region. Many refugees, mostly from Finland, Norway, Denmark and E. Germany, arrived between 1965 and 1968.

First ContactEdit

With the Republic of Saaremaa, The Republic of Rügen Island and other Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish states in 1967.

1968-1984Edit

1984-2004Edit

Present dayEdit

EconomyEdit

It is agrarian by nature largely dependent on agriculture, fishing, low level granite mining, peat cutting and selling high end beef. Most of the economy is weighted towards agricultural production, the 25 years of neo-Viking plundering ended in 1994 ans they began to settle down an

MediaEdit

A 5 page, bi-annual news pamphlet has been in circulation since 2010. Posters are put up locally as and when necessary. It’s capital has a local FM radio station that broadcasts for 2 hours a day since 2008.

TransportEdit

Both horses and sailing vessels are the main forms of transport in the republic.

MilitaryEdit

EducationEdit

Compulsory schooling is from ages 5 to 11.

Health careEdit

Thyroid and lung cancer is still a major problem, but became much lower since 1968.

SportEdit

Curling, axe throwing, sailing, fishing, archery, canoeing and football.

Water and food sourcesEdit

The Death PenaltyEdit

Murderers, sex predators, (rapists and child molesters, ect), traitors and enemy spies are executed with the hangman’s rope.

A TV journalist from Denmark was hung by West Wiltshire in 2007, after he was caught trying to do an exposé the government’s endemic human rights abuses.

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