Gazetteer : Neubayern
was one of the original three worlds settled from Earth. Neubayerns German-speaking colonists were fractious and warlike throughout most of their history. The conflicts culminated in the Great War of 5258 AD; the Clusters only full scale nuclear war. In the centuries since then, Neubayern recovered and grew into a profit-hungry industrial power.
Fifteen years ago, Neubayerns proletariat rose up and overthrew their corporate rulers. Today, the worlds highly popular Communist state preaches expansion of the Revolution out into other worlds. Neubayerns Communists have continued the worlds industrial successes, and have built up a powerful space navy. The Clusters other Great Powers view developments on Neubayern warily.
No significant seasons. Unusually high cloud cover.
|Day Length||34 hours|
|Year Length||3.6 years|
|Flora||Coniferous forest. Some grassland and rainforest near the equator.|
Religion is officially frowned upon by the Communist government. The world has a history of Protestant Christian worship.
The Executive Council of Peoples Commissars lead by Karl Hoganstein wields absolute power. Commissars are appointed for life by a consensus amongst Party and Peoples Navy Secretariats. Once selected, they can only be dismissed by a majority vote of the full Executive Council.
|Tourist Sights||The ancient ruins of Neumünchen, the worlds first city.|
The most famous building is the massive Mausoleum of Julius III. Built with slave labour over a thousands years ago, this vast cubical building stands approximately 70 metres in height, and was originally faced with polished basalt.
|Exports||Petrochemicals, plastics, woods, food, industrial machinery|
|Imports||Manufactured goods, specialist metals, software, power plants|
|Industries||Agriculture, chemical processing, heavy industry.|
|Colony ship||Marianus van der Lubbe|