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The Comune of the Shetland Islands.
Timeline: 1962: The Apocalypse

OTL equivalent: The Shetland Islands.
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Location of The Comune of the Shetland Islands.
Capital: Lerwick.
Largest city: Lerwick
Other cities: Tingwall and Vidlin
Scots dialect English, Doric dialect Scots, Northern dialect Scots, Shetlandic Scots and Gaelic
  others: Standardised English, Fearoise, Irish, Irish dialect English, Norwegian and Danish.
Religion: Episcopalian, irreligious and Presbyterian
Ethnic groups:
Scottish Islander, Scottish Highlander and Scottish
  others: Irish, Danish, Fearo Islander and Norwegian.
Type of government: Anarcic-liberal republic
  government: County council.
General Leader: Laars Nilsen
Prime Minister: Marieed Anderson
Population: 17,537 (est. 2012) 
Independence: 1964 as confederal union of islands.
Currency: Barter and Scots Kroner in urban places and for external trade. Danish Kroner are used unofficially.
Organizations: Scots Alliance and The Gaelic Block.
% Literacy: 99%.
Number of military personnel: 0.


World War 3Edit

Also see- WP Targets in the UK and Ireland.

After DoomsdayEdit

The nuclear winter lasted between October 1962 and March 1963. A nuclear summer then lasted between April 1963 and September 1964. A moderate famine, plus a minor flu outbreak killed many across the country in 1963 and 1964.

First ContactEdit

With the Orkneys in 1965, then the Pirthshire in 1972, and then both the Scottish Highlands Alliance and Norway in 1974.


Present dayEdit






Compulsory schooling is from ages 6 to 12.

Health careEdit

Thyroid and lung cancer is still a major problem, but became much lower since 1969.


Quoits, bowels, curling, canoeing and football.

Water and food sourcesEdit

The Death PenaltyEdit

It has never had, used, condoned or wanted one. They regard capital punishment as evil.

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