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Frisland (Kingdom of)

Location: Northeastern corner of the floating continent of Alphatia, bracketed by Arkan and Foresthome in the west and Blackheart in the south. HW

Area: 160,000 sq. mi. (414,720 sq. km.).

Population: 86,000, including Shiell (pop. 15,500). A few Stonewallers have stopped in Frisland on their way to Arkan.

Languages: Alphatian (Frisian dialect).

Coinage: Alphatian Standard: crown (gp), mirror (sp), judge (cp). Frisland mints no other coins.

Taxes: 15% income tax on everyone of servant status or higher. Slaves are counted as the property of the owner and the product of their labour is taxed as income for the owner. Frisland also imposes export fees on timber, agricultural produce, and livestock.

Government Type: Monarchy, member of the Alphatian Empire.

Industries: Agriculture, fishing, logging.

Important Figures: Edjer the Twisted (King).

Flora and Fauna: See Alphatia.

Further Reading: Dawn of the Emperor boxed set, previous almanacs.

Last Year's Events: Frisland has been watching with interest the development of canals.