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Hillvale (Kingdom of)
Location: Isle of Dawn. SD
Area: 79,690 sq. mi. (206, 397 sq. km.).
Population: 10,300 (3,100 in town of East Portage).
Language: Alphatian (Hillvale dialect), Thyatian (Redstone dialect).
Coinage: Alphatian Standard: crown (gp), mirror (sp), judge (cp). Thyatian Standard also very common: emperor (5 gp), lucin (gp), justiciar (ep), asterius (sp), denarius (cp).
Taxes: 15% income tax on everyone of servant status or higher, and an import/export tax of 2% on magical items and components, and 1% on all other goods (Naycese kingdoms, Karameikos and Thyatis excluded). 10% of tax revenue goes to the Naycese treasury, and an additional 10% is spent on military forces in the name of the confederation.
Government type: Semiautonomous monarchy, member of Nayce.
Industries: Trade, portage of goods between East and West Portage.
Important Figures: Quicklimn (King and General).
Flora and Fauna: Due to its proximity to the Great Escarpment, all manner of creature types may be found wandering into the kingdom.
Further Reading: Dawn of the Emperors boxed set, previous almanacs.
Last Year's Events: None to report.