Geography: Location: Large island
in southern hemisphere between 45S and 70S.
Total Land Area: 3.235.000 sq. km.
Coastline: 6.320 km. Land
Use: 21% Arable Land; 2% permanent crops; 23% meadows
and pastures; 46% woodland and forest; 8% other. Major
Cities: Andrea 12.141.000; Port Eris 4.645.000; Kandar
2.467.00; Lojan 1.563.000
People: Population: 189.183.000
Nationality: noun - Andrean(s);
adjective - Andrean. Ethnic
Groups: 84% Andrean; 3% Keltani Achean; 7% Shangal;
2% Aborigional, 2% Saraphian, 1% Kwasinan 1% Other Languages:
Andrean Achean Dialect(Official); Andrean Shangal
Dialect (Official); Native.
Religions: 49% Atheist, 27% Andrean
Orthodox, 19% Aerisian, 6% other.
Government: Type: Constitutional
Anarchy. Constitution: 5 October
1211 National Holiday: Ascendant
Day, Feb. 11. Head of State: Ascendant
Mazrim Velkor (since 1501). Structure: executive:
Headed by Ascendant who is chief of state; minsiters selected
by Ascendant; four ministries - War, Standards, Public Affairs,
Foreign Affairs, powers provisional in Constitution. No legislative
branch. Judicial: Magistrates selected by Grand Magistry, can
be recalled by Ascendant or Grand Magistry.
Economy: Monetary Unit: Ascendancy
Mark (aM), fixed at 1/100th oz of gold
Budget: income: aM217 bil.; expend:
aM135 bil.; GDP: aM4.510
bil., aM23.839 per capita. Chief Crops: food
grain, feed crops, cannabis, coca, poppy Livestock:
Goats, sheep, pigs, cattle, horses. Natural
Resources: natural gas, petroleum, iron, gold, nickel,
sulfur, bauxite, tin, diamond, uranium, copper, silver, lead,
Major Industries: steel, aerospace,
heavy machinery, consumer electronics, military harware, telecommunications,
mining, pharmecuticals Labor Force: 59.000.000.
Exports: aM591 bil.
Imports: aM535 bil.