Location on Map (In Red)
Motto: "Living Free"
Largest City: Charleston
Total Land Area: 1,300,500 Square Miles
Population: 150 Million (Recent Estimate)
Official Language: Arlenish
Main Religion: Christianity
Government: Constitutional Republic
Currencey: Dollar ($)
Drives on the: Right
National Animal: Arlenton Eagle
The name "Arlenton" come from the Old Arlenish words "Arlen", as in the Arlenish people, and "ton", meaning property or to belong to. "Arlenton" basically means "belonging to the Arlenish people".
Geography and Climate
Eastern Arlenton consists of forests, small prairies, and swampland. In the north it is mountainous and heavily forested. In the west there is vast prairie, with deserts and canyons in the far west.
Arlenton is mostly warm all year around, with some cool temperatures during the late fall and winter. In the northern mountainous areas, it can get much colder and snow is common during the winter. Eastern Arlenton is also very humid, but further west it is very dry.
Government and Politics
The President of Arlenton is the commander in chief of the Arlentan Military and also has the power to veto bill passed by congress, but the veto can be overturned. The President is elected to a five year term, and can only serve two terms. The Vice President presides over Congress.
The Congress of Arlenton consists of 100 Representatives, each representing a district, who may draft and pass bills. Representatives are elected annually and there are no term limits.
There are 9 Great Court Justices, who are appointed by the President and approved by Congress. Justices serve for life.
Arlenton uses its own calendar, which starts with year 0, the year Arlenish settlers first arrived on the continent.