The Republic of East Gorteau is a member state of the Mitene Union. It is a totalitarian dictatorship with an elaborate cult of personality around the Supreme Leader Ming Jol-ik. The state is later taken over by the Chimera Ant King Meryem after he kills Ming Jol-ik's double. The capital of East Gorteau is Peijin.
- East Gorteau is an allegory of North Korea