The Great Rike of Thervingia is a gargantuan, efficient nation, ruled by Ansulaifs Žiudans with an iron fist, and notable for its ban on automobiles, sprawling nuclear power plants, and pith helmet sales. The hard-nosed, cynical, humorless, devout population of 10.05 billion Goths are ruled with an iron fist by the dictatorship government, which ensures that no-one outside the party gets too rich. In their personal lives, however, citizens are relatively unoppressed; it remains to be seen whether this is because the government genuinely cares about its people, or if it hasn't gotten around to stamping out civil rights yet.
The government — a sprawling, bureaucracy-choked, corrupt, socially-minded, well-organized morass — juggles the competing demands of Law & Order, Education, and Defense. It meets to discuss matters of state in the capital city of Mikilgards. The income tax rate is 100%.
The frighteningly efficient Gothic economy, worth a remarkable 2,006 trillion skatts a year, is driven entirely by a combination of government and state-owned industry, with private enterprise illegal. The industrial sector, which is quite specialized, is led by the Arms Manufacturing industry, with major contributions from Basket Weaving and Information Technology. Average income is an impressive 199,638 skatts, and distributed extremely evenly, with practically no difference between the richest and poorest citizens.
Being dead no longer has any benefits, 50% of adverts on children's television are for clothes made of cotton wool, drawing men's naughty bits isn't considered to be art, and international trade can be a pain to deal with. Crime, especially youth-related, is totally unknown, thanks to the all-pervasive police force and progressive social policies in education and welfare. Thervingia's national animal is the raven, which soars majestically through the nation's famously clear skies, and its national religion is Heathendom.
Most Recent Government Activity:
- : Thervingia's influence in Lazarus rose from "Unproven" to "Hatchling".
- : Thervingia's influence in Lazarus rose from "Zero" to "Unproven".
- : Following new legislation in Thervingia, international trade can be a pain to deal with.
- : Following new legislation in Thervingia, drawing men's naughty bits isn't considered to be art.
- : Following new legislation in Thervingia, 50% of adverts on children's television are for clothes made of cotton wool.
- : Following new legislation in Thervingia, being dead no longer has any benefits.
- : Following new legislation in Thervingia, government officials say that if you close your eyes and wish really hard the budget deficit will go away.
- : Thervingia altered its national flag.
- : Thervingia was refounded in Lazarus.
- : Thervingia ceased to exist in Lazarus.