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The Principality of
Psychotic Dictatorship
Unity through strength, strength through order
Grand Prince Friedrich IV
Influence
Shoeshiner
Region
Civil Rights
Rare
Economy
Strong
Political Freedom
Outlawed

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Altmar

Population4.296 billion

CapitalReichardtsdorf
LeaderGrand Prince Friedrich IV
Faiththe Cult of The Grand Sun

CurrencyOricalc Ducat
AnimalCrimson Hellhound

The Principality of Altmar is a massive, environmentally stunning nation, ruled by Grand Prince Friedrich IV with an iron fist, and notable for its frequent executions, infamous sell-swords, and suspicion of poets. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless population of 4.296 billion Altmers are ruled without fear or favor by a psychotic dictator, who outlaws just about everything and refers to the populace as "my little playthings."

The large, corrupt, moralistic, well-organized government juggles the competing demands of Defense, Law & Order, and Education. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Reichardtsdorf. The average income tax rate is 68.6%.

The strong Altmer economy, worth 458 trillion Oricalc Ducats a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. However, for those in the know, there is an enormous, deeply entrenched black market in Arms Manufacturing, Information Technology, Tourism, and Woodchip Exports. The private sector mostly consists of enterprising ten-year-olds selling lemonade on the sidewalk, but the government is looking at stamping this out. Average income is an impressive 106,642 Oricalc Ducats, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 4.0 times as much as the poorest.

Police wait behind troop deployments in order to shoot deserters, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits, the big red machine has ground to a halt, and adults have never outgrown their fear of monsters. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Altmar's national animal is the Crimson Hellhound, which is also the nation's favorite main course, and its national religion is the Cult of The Grand Sun.

Altmar is ranked 27,325th in the world and 1,520th in Osiris for Longest Average Lifespans, with 86.42 Years.

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Largest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 12,073rdLowest Crime Rates: 12,079thLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 12,925thMost Authoritarian: 13,011thMost World Assembly Endorsements: 15,294th
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Most Authoritarian: 382nd in the regionMost Advanced Defense Forces: 391st in the regionMost Influential: 547th in the regionLargest Timber Woodchipping Industry: 567th in the regionLowest Crime Rates: 672nd in the regionLargest Arms Manufacturing Sector: 700th in the region

National Happenings

Most Recent Government Activity:

  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, adults have never outgrown their fear of monsters.
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, the big red machine has ground to a halt.
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, fancy dress parties are raided by military police for new recruits.
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, police wait behind troop deployments in order to shoot deserters.
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, vacationing Altmers expect to be treated as royalty.
  • : Altmar's influence in Osiris rose from "Sprat" to "Shoeshiner".
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, cinemas play art-house movies to ever-shrinking audiences as film critics rule the industry.
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, childish pranks are no laughing matter.
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, signs stating "You Must be This Tall to Enter" have started appearing outside retirement homes.
  • : Following new legislation in Altmar, political dissidents are cut off from essential services.

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World Assembly

Endorsements Received: 3 » Rigels Light, Wymondham, and Lukatonia.

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