Borders and Sail Routes Edit
On land the Alps share borders with:
The Alps have no sea borders.
Tribute, bonus cards, resources and armies Edit
The Alps almost have the whole package at start: Tribute, rare resource and an army, but it has unfortunately not any bonus card.
When you conquer the Alps you gain a bonus tribute package of 20. You can use tribute to purchase strenth upgrades and bonus cards.
Rare Resource Edit
When you've conquered the Alps you gain benefits and income from the Alps rare resource - Gems:
You gain an ekstra army when you capture the Alps. This can be used to conquer other territories.
The Alps is situated in Europe among 14 other territories.
Bacause the Alps have a very offensive and perfect spot on the map, the Alps is usually conquered by Conquest. Any other methodes are barely seen. The Alps can have a major influence on a nation, because of it's goodies.