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Kendach (County of)
Location: Center of the neck of the Isle of Dawn, between East and West Portage. SD
Area: 20,810 sq. mi. (53,900 sq. km.).
Population: 41,600, including 5,200 in the capital of Kendach.
Languages: Thyatian (Thyatian and Redstone dialects both common), Alphatian (Hillvale dialect).
Coinage: Thyatian Standard: emperor (pp), lucin (gp), justiciar (ep), asterius (sp), denarius (cp). Alphatian Standard also very common: crown (gp), mirror (sp), judge (cp).
Taxes: 25% income tax collected quarterly on the aristocracy, nobility, and wealthy; 20% income tax collected quarterly on everyone else (Va. 1, Ya. 1, Fy. 3, and Ei. 1). Thyatians abroad must still pay their taxes. Expensive and magical items are also taxed 25% of their worth. 10% imperial commercia sales tax on all goods except food, clothing, and fixed assets; levied on imports, rebated on exports. Tax on slave owning equal to 50% of the slave's value annually. Property tax levied based on quality of land, roughly 6% of its value annually.
Government Type: Dominion, member of the Thyatian Empire.
Industries: Agriculture, trade (especially portage of goods from West Portage to East Portage), iron ore.
Important Figures: Marie Kendach (Countess).
Further Reading: Dawn of the Emperors boxed set, previous almanacs.
Last Year's Events: None to report.