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Kingdom of Göteborg
Timeline: 1962: The Apocalypse

OTL equivalent: The bright green part in the far south on the border with Norway
[[Image:.|120px|Flag]] [[Image:.|80px|Coat of Arms]]
Flag Coat of Arms
TA1962 Sweden
Location of Kingdom of Göteborg

Motto
Democracy is alive! (Gottish dialect Swedish and Danish)

Capital: Göteborg
Largest city: Göteborg
Other cities: Kungälv
Language:
  official:
 
Gottish dialect Swedish and Danish
  others: Norwegian, Finnish, Polish, Dutch, Lithuanian, Saxon and Low German dialects.
Religion: Church of Sweden, Church of Finland, Lutheran, Calvinist and irreligious
Ethnic groups:
  main:
 
Swedish and Danes
  others: Finns, Norwegians, W. Germans, Dutch, Lithuanian and Poles
Type of government: Kingdom
  government: Riksdag
King: Carl XVI Gustaf
Prime minister: Stig Gunvor Lars Engström
Population: 2,245,000 
Independence: 1967
Currency: Barter with the Danish-Swedish Kroner in urban places and for external trade
Organizations: Union of Swedish states and Nordic Union
% Literacy: 100%
Number of military personnel: 1,150 man volunteer militia armed with a ~ 75%/25% mixture of guns and bladed weapons and/or bows.


HistoryEdit

DoomsdayEdit

The targets for NATO missiles were at- See- Warsaw Pact targets in Western Europe (1962: The Apocalypse).

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, a minor equine herpesvirus EHV-1 plague, a moderate dysentery out break and a minor flu outbreak killed some people in the region. Many refugees, mostly from Finland, Denmark and E. Germany, arrived between 1962 and 1968.

First ContactEdit

With the Republic of Saaremaa and other Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish states in 1967.

1968-1984Edit

1984-2004Edit

Present dayEdit

EconomyEdit

It is agrarian by nature largely dependent on agriculture, fishing, low level granite mining, peat cutting and selling high end beef. Fishing, and to a lesser degree logging underpin the state's growing economy. Most of the economy is weighted towards agricultural production though there are some industrial aspects to the urban economy like furniture making, cobbling and canning; and is near to the the capability of nations like remnant Sweden, Northern France, PRUK, Lancashire or the SER.

MediaEdit

A 5 page, bi-annual news pamphlet has been in circulation since 2011. Posters are put up locally as and when necessary. It has a local FM radio station that broadcasts for 2 hours a day since 2007.

TransportEdit

Both horses and sailing vessels are the main forms of transport in the republic.

MilitaryEdit

Improvised weapons, bows and swords were replaced by guns in 1995.

EducationEdit

Compulsory schooling is from ages 6 to 12.

Health careEdit

Thyroid and lung cancer is still a major problem, but became much lower since 1979.

SportEdit

Curling, canoeing, sailing, fishing, archery 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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