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Kingdom of Jönköping
Timeline: 1962: The Apocalypse

OTL equivalent: The lilac bit of Sweden
[[Image:.|120px|Flag]] [[Image:.|80px|Coat of Arms]]
Flag Coat of Arms
TA1962 Sweden
Location of Kingdom of Jönköping

Motto
Democracy lives! (Gottish Swedish)

Capital: Jönköping
Largest city: Jönköping
Other cities: non
Language:
  official:
 
Gottish Swedish
  others: Polish, Finnish and Danish
Religion: Church of Sweden, Church of Finland and irreligious
Ethnic groups:
  main:
 
Swedes
  others: Poles, Finns and Danes.
Type of government: Kingdom
  government: Riksdag
King: Carl XVI Gustaf
Prime Minister: Dr Gustav Einar Eriksson
Population: 374,574 
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: 99%
Number of military personnel: 30 presidential guards armed with improvised blade weapons.


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 major equine herpesvirus EHV-1 plague, a moderate dysentery out break and a major flu outbreak killed many people in the region. Many refugees, mostly from Finland, Denmark and E. Germany, arrived between 1964 and 1967.

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 Forestry. 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; but it is nowhere near 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 2010. Posters are put up locally as and when necessary. It’s capital has a local FM radio station that broadcasts for 4 hours a day since 2008.

TransportEdit

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

MilitaryEdit

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 1968.

SportEdit

Curling, canoeing 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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