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The Comune of the Orkney Islands.
Timeline: 1962: The Apocalypse
OTL equivalent: The Orkney Islands.
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Coat of Arms
[[Image:.|220px|Location of The Comune of the Orkney Islands.]] Location of The Comune of the Orkney Islands.
Scots dialect English, Orcadian Scots, Doric dialect Scots, Northern dialect Scots and Gaelic
Standardised English, Irish, Irish dialect English, Norwegian and Danish.
Episcopalian, irreligious and Presbyterian
Ethnic groups: main:
Scottish Islander, Scottish Highlander and Scottish
Irish, Danish and Norwegian
Type of government:
Leader: Alan McTavish
Prime Minister: Anders Thorsen
24,735 (est. 2010)
1964 as separate confederated bodies.
Barter and Scots Kroner in urban places and for external trade. Ayrshire $ and Danish Kroner are used unofficially.
Scots Alliance and The Gaelic Block
Number of military personnel:
10 presidential guards armed with improvised blade weapons.
World War 3 Edit
WP Targets in the UK and Ireland.
After Doomsday Edit
The nuclear winter lasted between October 1962 and March 1963. A nuclear summer then lasted between April 1963 and September 1964. A moderate famine, plus a typhoid and Legionella outbreak killed many across the country in 1963 and 1964.
First Contact Edit
With the Shetlands in 1965, then the Pirthshire in 1972, and then both the
Scottish Highlands Alliance and Norway in 1974.
Present day Edit
Compulsory schooling is from ages 6 to 15.
Health care Edit
Thyroid and lung cancer is still a major problem, but became much lower since 1969.
Quoits, bowels, curling, canoeing and football.
Water and food sources Edit
The Death Penalty Edit
It has never had, used, condoned or wanted one. They regard capital punishment as evil.