The Altirian Republic was a democratic government that ruled most of the eastern contient of the planet Altiria/Anarris, as well as a number of surrounding island chains. The majority of the world's Altiri inhabitants were members of the republic and the governmrnt's primary goal was to develop the Altiri into the planet's most advanced society. The republic also maintained a large military, to wage war against the Altiri's rivals—the Anarrians.