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Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige )
Timeline: 1962: The Apocalypse

OTL equivalent: The darker blue part of Sweden
[[Image:.|120px|Flag]] [[Image:.|80px|Coat of Arms]]
Flag Coat of Arms
TA1962 Sweden
Location of Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige )

Motto
Democracy is cool! (Stockholm dialect Swedish (Stockholmska) and Standardised Swedish.)

Capital: Stockholm
Largest city: Stockholm
Other cities: Nyköping and Uppsala
Language:
  official:
 
Stockholm dialect Swedish (Stockholmska) and Standardised Swedish.
  others: Svealand Swedish, Gnällbältet Swedish, Uppsala dialect Swedish, Danish, Polish and Finnish.
Religion: Church of Sweden, Church of Finland and irreligious
Ethnic groups:
  main:
 
Swedes
  others: Finns, Danes and Poles
Type of government: Kingdom
  government: Riksdag
King: Carl XVI Gustaf
Prime minister: Christopher Alfvengren
Population: 5,465,000 
Independence: 1967
Currency: Danish-Swedish Kroner.
Organizations: Union of Swedish states, Swedish-Saaremaa Pact and Nordic Union
% Literacy: 99%
Number of military personnel: A 150 presidential guards and a 1,250 man volunteer force armed with guns.


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, a modest equine herpesvirus EHV-1 plague, a minor 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 1964 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. It is in a slightly higher capability than the of nations like Northern France, PRUK, Lancashire or the SER.

MediaEdit

A 5 page, bi-annual news pamphlet has been in circulation since 1971. It has a national FM radio station that broadcasts for 2 hours a day since 1998. Stockholm had a weekly newspaper since 1972. Stockholm has a local FM radio station that broadcasts for 5 hours a day since 1978.

TransportEdit

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

MilitaryEdit

Improvised weapons, bows and swords were replaced by guns in 1997.

EducationEdit

Compulsory schooling is from ages 5 to 14.

Health careEdit

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

SportEdit

Curling, canoeing, sailing, fishing, darts, 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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