At the end of 1636, The United States of Europe is one of the largest and most powerful nations in Europe. Spanning from its borders with Burgundy and the Netherlands in the west, to its border with the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the east, the United States of Europe is among the nations with the highest populations, largest areas, and the foremost military power in Europe.

The emperor of the United States of Europe is Gustav II Adolf (also called Captain-General in two provinces), the hereditary King of Sweden and high king of the Union of Kalmar, but the . . .

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