The United Kingdom (commonly known as the UK) is a twelve region nation bordering eight other states. This unusually large number of borders historically made the UK a key strategic crossroads between Europe and North America.
Currently, the UK holds a Weapon bonus of 100%, Food bonus of 80% and a House bonus of 60% in it's Core Regions, as well as an additional 20% Food bonus from the Sorlandet region which is currently being rented from Norway.
The UK has been part of many military alliances. Currently, the UK is in the Banana Alliance, which it founded on day 2621, with Cyprus.
In its natural state the UK elects 40 congress members per month to serve in the congressional body and like many nations its Country President is seen as the focal point of that nation for all political activity and Foreign contacts.
The Country President of the UK is the head of the Government. He or she appoints and manages the Ministers who perform the day-to-day administration of the country.
The current Country President is Adastros of UKRP who is serving his first term in office.
The UK on occasion also has a number of governmental roles that are not represented in-game.
Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) - eUK Home Office News
Aside from a small interlude of 3 months from the December 2011 to March 2012 when the UK was under occupation, the UK congress has normally consisted of 40 elected members.
As well as voting on in game proposals, the UK Parliament discusses sensitive issues and votes on proposals using either forum or in-game messaging systems.
eUK Political Parties
The UK tax system encourages maximum productivity in the companies which supply it to lower prices, increase exports and raise tax revenue.
Products which the UK can produce at optimal productivity have a low local tax and high import tax, while products which the UK cannot produce with high productivity have a high local tax and low import tax.
Currently, the Military is made up of any UK, privately funded and commanded MU's.
There is a an official government owned Military Unit controlled by the Ministry of Defence, which is used to set national Combat Orders. The Military Unit is named the Ministry of Defence.
The UK community offers a variety of forums and IRC channels for UK users. The Kumnaa founded UK forum historically housed the executive and congressional branches of the government but has lately fallen into disuse.
The Rizon IRC network has channels for all Political parties, Military Units and other miscellaneous channels including the most widely used national channel #euk.