-Size of the Nation-
Larpus Maxima, a nation of about the population and economic might of the UK, is located on a somewhat arid peninsula, with dry, hot deserts in the mountains inland, and borderline jungle areas on the opposite end, with a small temperate region in between, where the capitol is located. The arid, mountainous areas are prone to heavy snow in the winter, whereas the more jungly areas are prone to severe weather and coastal disturbances. This allows for relatively diverse environmental conditions within a medium-sized geographical area.
The nation is led by a president, who is elected by a council of about 100 senators, who are each elected by popular vote. The number of senators can vary, as each senator represents a set number of people of the populace. During elections, all candidates names are placed on the ballot, and voters can vote for any candidate or combination of candidates, and the top 100 or so are elected. The president is the link betwee