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The Kingdom of Winter and the North

“Winter is Coming”

Category: Father Knows Best State
Civil Rights:
Below Average
Economy:
Powerhouse
Political Freedoms:
Outlawed

Regional Influence: Minnow

Location: the Rejected Realms

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The Kingdom of Winter and the North is a colossal, economically powerful nation, ruled by King Brandon Stark with an iron fist, and renowned for its compulsory military service. The hard-nosed, hard-working, cynical population of 5.55 billion Winter and the Northians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent dictator, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

The enormous government juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Defence, and Religion & Spirituality. It meets every day to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Winterfell. Citizens pay a flat income tax of 29%. A robust private sector is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, followed by Woodchip Exports and Soda Sales.

Society and government have been organized according to a feudal hierarchy, Worship of the Old Gods has been named as Winter and the North's national religion, the nation refuses to provide international aid, and travel bureaus double as recruiting centers for national intelligence agencies. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is relatively low, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Winter and the North's national animal is the Direwolf, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation, its national religion is Worship of the Old Gods, and its currency is the Dragon.

Winter and the North is ranked 1,147th in the Rejected Realms and 52,095th in the world for Largest Insurance Industry, scoring 1 on the Risk Expulsion Effectiveness Rating.

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity: 4 days ago

  • 53 days ago: Winter and the North fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most Corrupt Governments.
  • 54 days ago: Winter and the North fell out of the regional Top 10% for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • 63 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry (last census: Top 5%).
  • 84 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Largest Furniture Restoration Industry (last census: Top 10%).
  • 128 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Influential (last census: Top 10%).
  • 148 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most Influential.
  • 156 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 5% of the region for Most Devout (last census: Top 10%).
  • 179 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Most World Assembly Endorsements.
  • 180 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Largest Populations.
  • 181 days ago: Winter and the North was ranked in the Top 10% of the region for Happiest Citizens.

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