Drabantia

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The Republic of Drabantia
Drabantská republika
Horizontal tricolor. White represents cloudy sky, green forests and blue rivers.
Flag
Motto:
"Pravda a láska zvítězí nad lží a nenávistí"
Truth and Love defeat Lie and Hatred
Anthem:
Krásná zem, tys domovem mým (Wonderful land, home of mine)
Capital
and largest city
Odrava
Official languagesDrabantian
 • Regional languagesEscadian, Litvanian
NationalitiesDrabantian (86%), Litvanian (7%), Escadian (4%), other (3%)
DemonymDrabantian
GovernmentParliamentary republic
 • PresidentRadovan Bašta
 • Prime ministerKvětoslav Koutecký
LegislatureParliament
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseThe Chamber of Deputies
Area
 • Total64623,83 [1] km2
 • Water (%)3
Population
 • Estimate (2014)8,392,000
 • Census (2007)8,384,851
 • Density129.86/km2
GDP (PPP)2015
 • Total$379.35 bil.
 • Per capita$45,204
GDP (nominal)2015
 • Total$342.49 bil.
 • Per capita$40,811
HDI (2014)Increase 0.897
very high
TimezoneWUT +5:30 (no DST)
CurrencyDrabantian Koruna (DBK)
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.db

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Drabantia, (Drabantian Drabantsko) is a country located in central Uletha. Its capital and largest city is Odrava with over 500,000 inhabitants. Other major cities include (by population from highest) Lipice, Tressen, Krále Hora and Vaberec. The neighbouring countries are (from northeast clockwise): UL100, Escadia, UL108a, Nikolia, Litvania and UL108f. The country is landlocked, the only large body of water it has access to is the Egalian lake.

History

See also: Drabantian people to name streets after

Prehistoric

Grand Loravia

Drabantian Crownlands

Drabantian Republic

(More coming someday.)

Geography

Climate

Drabantia has a temperate continental climate. The summers are warm and relatively humid, temperatures often rise up to 35°C (95°F). Winters on the other hand are cold and generally drier, but with plenty of snowfall. The temperatures in winter sometimes drop to -30°C (-22°F). The coldest month is January, the warmest is June. The coldest temperature ever recorded was -43.8°C in Pádava (Ráj nad Mlžnicí district) and the hottest temperature was 40.7°C in Hrubětice. Most rainfall occurs between April - August.

(More coming someday.)

See also: World map of natural resources

Government and politics

Government system

Drabantia is a parliamentary republic with a president. The parliament has two chambers, the Chamber of Deputies (lower house) and the Senate (upper). The president is elected by the parliament every five years. One candidate can be elected only twice in his/her life. In the regional/parliamentary election, all citizens over the age of 18 can vote.

As of 2016, there are 21 active political parties in Drabantia:

  •    LDS (liberal center, 19.5% in 2014)
  •    SZ (liberal left, environmentalists, 17.4% in 2014)
  •    AGR (center right, agrarians, 14.3% in 2014)
  •    NS (center left, national socialists, 8.5% in 2014)
  •    SD (center left, social democrats, 8.3% in 2014)
  •    KRS (center left, progressive Christians, 7.9% in 2014)
  •    ND (center right, national democrats, 6.2% in 2014)
  •    KKS (conservative left, Christians, 5.8% in 2014)
  •    Mon (conservative right, monarchists, 4.2% in 2014)
  •    Pod (conservative right, entrepreneurs, 3.1% in 2014)
  •    Lit (liberal right, libertarians, 1.4% in 2014)
  • SSS (conservative far right, 0.9% in 2014)
  • PaP (conservative far right, 0.4% in 2014)
  •    KOS (conservative right, republicans, 0.4% in 2014)
  •    Pir (liberal right, anarchists, 0.3% in 2014)
  • SSaS (conservative right, freeholders, 0.3% in 2014)
  • RaP (conservative right, nationalists, 0.3% in 2014)
  • SPD (center right, supporters of direct democracy, 0.3% in 2014)
  •    HZK (center, "people that don't belong anywhere"[2], 0.3% in 2014)
  • BANS (center, Banuy independence supporters, 0.1% in 2014)
  • BONS (center, Borava independence supporters, 0.1% in 2014)

Note: This list includes state-level parties only. Local political parties not included.

Main article: Elections in Drabantia

The Chamber of Deputies (CHD) election is held every four years. Everyone votes in the election. A political party has to get 5 or more percent of the votes to get into the CHD. There are 160 chairs to compete for. This chart shows the current layout of the CHD.

Poslanecká sněmovna
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Legend
   NS: 16 seats
   SD: 15 seats
   KRS: 14 seats
   KKS: 11 seats
   SZ: 32 seats
   LDS: 35 seats
   AGR: 26 seats
   ND: 11 seats

Next Chamber of Deputies election: 2018

The Senate is the upper house of Drabantia's parliament. The senatory election are held every two years. In each election, a third (27) of the senators gets replaced and a third of the districts is eligible to vote. The senatory election has two rounds. In the first round, people vote for their favorite candidate. The two most voted candidates then pass on to the second round, where they compete against each other. The winner of the second round gets a chair in the Senate.

Senát
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Legend
   NS: 6 seats
   SD: 8 seats
   KRS: 8 seats
   KKS: 6 seats
   SZ: 13 seats
   HZK: 3 seats
   Independent: 3 seats
   LDS: 14 seats
   MON: 1 seat
   AGR: 14 seats
   ND: 5 seats

Next senate election:

  • 2018
  • 2020
  • 2022

In the communal election, citizens either elect the mayor and the municipal assembly of their municipality, or they elect the regional assembly. Both of the kinds are held every four years, two years apart from each other. The vote share needed for a party to get into a municipal/regional assembly varies from each region.

Next communal election:

  • Municipal assembly: 2018
  • Regional assembly: 2020

Current government:

Law

In Drabantia, the judiciary is separate from the government. There are four levels of courts (District, Regional, Superior, Supreme) and then there is the Constitutional court.

International relations

If you own a country and are interested in having an embassy, investing in or cooperating with Drabantia, check Partnership with Drabantia or message Eklas.

Embassies of Drabantia in foreign countries

See also: OGF guide to embassies

Administrative divisions

There are three main levels of administrative divisions: Kraje (Regions), Okresy (Districts) and Obce (Municipalities). This table shows the regions.

Flag Region name
in Ingerish
Region name
in Drabantian
Abbreviation Administrative seat Area (km2) Population Districts
Vaberec Region Vaberecký kraj A Vaberec 6781.05 5
Western Banuy Flag.png Banuy Region Banujský kraj B Ostrovany nad Banujem 6740.02 8
Odrava Hlavní město Odrava D Odrava 394.72 1
Drabantian Egalia Flag.png Drabantian Egalia Region Egalský kraj E Poltavy 9606.95 11
Janov Region Janovský kraj J Janov 6385.68 9
Lower Luhava Flag.png Krále Hora Region Králehorský kraj K Krále Hora 6689.44 7
Lower Borava Flag.png Lipice Region Lipický kraj L Lipice 6833.31 8
Middle Borava Flag.png Central Boravia Region Středoboravský kraj S Štemperk 4800.06 4
Upper Luhava Flag.png Třesno Region Třesenský kraj T Tressen 7908.22 9
Upper Borava Flag.png East Boravia Region Východoboravský kraj V Živá Voda 8489.93 7
Total 10 64,629.38 8,392,000 69

Economy

Drabantia has a free market. However, the state owns all of the insurance, healthcare, education, car crash assistance, infrastructure and resource extracting companies and has set strict social, labour and environmental rules.

Industry

Energy

IT and communications

Science

Transportation

Demographics

Urbanization

Name Region Population Area (km2)
1. Odrava Odrava Region 516,000
2. Lipice Lipice Region 243,200
3. Třesno Třesno Region 154,700
4. Krále Hora Krále Hora Region 122,600
5. Vaberec Vaberec Region 99,800
6. Janov Janov Region 97,500
7. Ostrovany nad Banujem Banuy Region 93,800
8. Poltavy Drabantian Egalia Region 91,600
9. Štemperk Central Boravia Region 86,700
10. Živá Voda East Boravia Region 77,100
11. Žitava Krále Hora Region 73,200
12. Teplice na Jezeře Drabantian Egalia Region 68,800
13. Brány nad Banujem Banuy Region 55,500
14. Mosty Lipice Region 51,600
15. Volbrod Banuy Region 45,900
16. Zábřeh nad Boravou Central Boravia Region 37,800
17. Drabantský Kolín Janov Region 36,600
18. Týn nad Elží Lipice Region 33,700
19. Rokytnice Janov Region 32,200
20. Luženec Třesno Region 31,000

Culture

Art

Architecture

Literature

Music

Performative arts

Film

Media

Video games

Cuisine

Drabantian cuisine is influenced by the infertile soil the country has. The traditional ingredients include potatoes, oat, lamb meat, cheese, wild berries and herbs. Here are some of the meals quintessential to Drabantia:

  • Potato pies (baked mashed potatoes with ham and cheese, often fried in an breadcrumb crust)
  • Game with wild berries and sour cream
  • Goat cheese and raspberry salad
  • Potatoes with thyme and caraway
  • Rosemary tea
  • Lavender and salvia soda

Public holidays

  • January 1st - New Years Day
  • April 14th-16th - Spring Holiday
  • May 1st - Labour Day
  • May 15th - Nation Day
  • July 17th - Republic Day
  • November 17th - Youth Day
  • December 24th-26th - Winter Holiday

Sports

See also

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  1. Excluding the area of the Egalian lake.
  2. Official description provided by the party's website, hnutizakulturu.db.