Pasalia

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Kingdom of Pasalia
Pasalia
Flag
Motto:
"From North to South in Peace"
Anthem:
From North to South united in Peace
CapitalFuturia City
Largest cityPort Elizabeth
Official languagesIngerish
Ethnic Groups
(2011)
Pasalian(89%), Aiauan(4%), Montranian (3%), others (3%)
DemonymPasalian
GovernmentFederal Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
 • KingPringles I
 • Prime MinisterLisa Marshall
LegislatureCongress
Population
 • Census (2015)>16,745,987
GDP (PPP)
 • Per capita38.275
HDI0.85
very high
TimezoneMAT
CurrencyPasalia Dollar (PSD) (KP)
Drives on theright
Internet TLDkp


Pasalia, officially the Constitutional Monarchy of the Kingdom of Pasalia, is a federal parliamentary Monarchy in South-eastern Antarephia. Its capital and largest city is TBA, whose metropolitan area is inhabited by 2.4 million of the country's 16.7 million people. Pasalia has a high HDI and is home to many technological advances. It is commonly known for its high share of atheists and non-religious people, for its wide usage of nuclear power and suburbanization. Pasalia shares borders with Roliqia, Shadze-Ma, Aiau and Samuelonia.


History

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Ingerish Colony 1647-1846 Independence since 1846


TBA


Major Historic Dates

05.08.1846 Foundation 08.04.1846: Constitution of Pasalia signed 03.08.1954: First Abomb tested 11.09.1951: Start of Construction of the Pasalia National Freeway System 09.07.1957: First Nuclear Plant 05.08.1966: First Satellite Signum 1 lauched by the Pasalia Space and Aero Agency 19.11.1966: Pasalian Occupation of Roliqia 01.01.1981: Electricity Act of 1981 14.04.1992: First Recession since 1961 31.01.1993: 'Second Golden Age' Economic Miracle

09.11.1994: Skin doesnt matter act signed 09.12.1994: Equal Love Act of 1994 signed 04.07.1995: Technology Advancement Funding-Act signed

First Human Settlement

The first traces of Human civilisation date back to 345AD. Several local tribes set up camps in the northern part of the country. Remains of this can still be found. All things dating from this area are to be reported to the local government. Destruction or taking of artefacts are punishable by severe fines.

Pre-Colonial Pasalia

see Pre-Colonial Pasalia

Colony

Independence

(fighting ingerland, getting them out

Kingdom of Pasalia

The last thing the ingerish governor did in office was to seize all power to Robert, King of Pasalia,then Prince Robert, Duke of Eastton from Montran, as they both knew each other and he just happened to be there at that moment. To everyones surprise he was greeted friendly and promised peace and economic recovery. The Montranian royal family was informed only a couple days later and in turn banned him from entering ever again. In 1847 he married Mary Johnson, Daughter of Peter Johnson the founder of Johnsons Pharmaceuticals. After a time of ignoring, Montran and Pasalia, and its respective royal families grew a strong economic and cultural bond and continue to do so.

Industrial Growth

Depression

Economic Boom

The War

Post-War Growth

Socialist Tendencies

During the 1980s Pasalia became split between people supporting the usual way and people supporting more liberal policies. Luckily compromises were able to be made. Possibly the most famous result of this is the Free Electricity Act of 1984, which enabled even more industrial growth, much to the anger of the green party who additionally supported more environmental protection.

Social Reforms

Starting in the 1990s widespread civil liberty changes were made. This included the legalisation of LGBT-marriage, the end of all laws that encourage discrimination against other ethnicities and similar changes. This hasnt been without controversy as a large share of Pasalians tend to have a conservative view on many things.

Own Culture, foreign Influence Policies


Eco System

Pasalia has a mild coastal climate, characteristic are cold winters and mild to warm summers. Pasalia lies in the southern hemisphere.

Geography

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Pasalia is located at the coast of the Asperic Ocean in the middle of Antherephia. The two countries in Proximity are Aiau to the south, and (Shadze-Ma) . Pasalia is beeing crossed by the Pasal Mountain Range. The Majority of the population lives at the North-East Tip of the country and along the coast down to the Border with x The country is densely populated in the north and north-east. Pasalia also has several islands off its coast. These are Falkeninsel, James Island, Devils Rock, Daniel's Island, Little Ingerland, Ellieland, Martin's Island There are also a number of so called PAAs Protected Autonomous Areas, which grant its inhabitants special self-governing rights, like the usage of another language as official language and to write own laws, aslong as they dont violate the Constitution or Human Rights.


People

Disclaimer: Article may include controversial text, to be further expanded to make context more understandable (20.4.2016)





Famous Pasalians

William Shotner, Director of Space Programs / Mary Anderson, Womens Right Activist / Jim Frederics, First Mayor of Pasaliapolis / Isaac Fritzfeld, Scientist / Ellie Metzger, Game Developer / Jimmy Edgard, Astronaut / Paul Lee Dee, Actor / Ahmed Kim Smith, Doctor / Mungo Fields, Explorer (note to self: ask udi about this because his wiki) / Benedikt Sander, Politician / Oswald Kennocoln, Politician /

Ethnicity

The majority of Pasalians are white descendants of Ingerish immigrants, with minorities of other nations and the surviving native population.(As of 31/12/2014) Historically the population has been very homogenous due to historic laws such as the highly controversial and in 1963 abolished Pure Population Act of 1849 which after decades of protest from both the majority of Pasalians and the international community and threaths of Trade embargos was abolished by a 81% in favor of abolition Vote and agreement by congress. After the lift of this unconstitutional and out-dated law the immigration rate rose by 24%. Under the newly arrived immigrants were also people like Ahmed Kim Smith, the first person to transplate a frozen heart and Paul Lee Dee first black winner of the Pasalia Motion Picture Awards.

Controversies

Even after the wide spread civil rights movement and liberation, a sense of racism or discrimination is still felt by many people who argue that especially older people are still using racist slang towards them. Pasalia's education is focusing on teaching students the values and importance of society and working together and to make ethnicity a side issue. The deep roots of this problem came to the surface again in 1972 when a group of ( possible right-wing oriented political party ) fanatics beat up a group of (xy-ian) exchange students on a bus in Metroville. Following wide-spread protests occured in all major cities and 3 day-long 7pm-7am curfew was installed until police partially forcefully split up protestors of both sides. Nethertheless white Pasalians are still considered the true pasalians, according to studies conducted in the early 2000s. This is especially hurtful in the opionion of the small remaining native population.

See Also: Racism in Pasalia



Politics

Kings

See also: Monarch of Pasalia

Prime Minister

Parties

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Interior Politics

==== Government Departments and Agencies (Pasalia)

Ethnic Conflicts

Anti-Communism in Pasalia

See: Anti-Communism in Pasalia

Drug Policy

Drug Policy of Pasalia

Gun Control

Gun Politics in Pasalia Guns and weapons in general are a controversial topic in Pasalian politics. It is defined by two different parties, pro gun owners and ant gun owners. Gun ownership in Pasalia is quite high compared to international average.

Immigration Policy

Citizenship

Pasalia has a long history of Immigration. It is the sole base of the countries existence and therefore a largely discussed topic in Policies. Citizenship can be achieved in many ways. The most common currently is by birth if one of the parents are Pasalian Citizen already. The second-common way of gaining it, is by immigration. The following procedure is for people who are outside of Pasalia: People wanting to be become naturalized need to contact the Pasalia Department of Immigration, Integration and Assimilation. Then during a period of up to 12 months it is checked if the person has any criminal backgrounds. After everything is checked a Permit of Arriving with the Intention of Immigration Permit is sent to them. This allows for a arrival on Pasalia Soil within 3 months after receiving the notification. After arriving several more checks are conducted. If passed, they will be given another permit, the Trusted Settlers Permit. 12 months after that, just another test needs to be done, where people have to prove their language skills, their efforts of integrating into society and such. If also passed, finally they need to show up in person at their local city hall, where they receive their Pasalia ID Card which proves their legal status as citizen of the Kingdom of Pasalia. If the people seeking citizenship have any children under 18, they also automatically become citizens of Pasalia if they are moving with their parents.

Refugees

Refugee status is only granted to people coming from countries specified by the Assembly of Nations as unstable, and/or can legitimately prove they are being under life threat because of their religion or infriction of human rights. The number of Refugees coming to Pasalia is limited to 15000/year, although this number hasnt been hit in years. Once documented in Pasalia they are allowed to stay until the condition in their country has improved to Democratic standards. If staying more than 4 years they are granted some more rights like voting up to State level. After more than 5 years they able to go through the legal immigration procedure like anyone else.

Energy and Environmental Care

Environment is considered important in Pasalia. Still there are many unsolved issues like the ever-increasing air pollution caused by growing automobile traffic. The government has recently announced Plans to support electric vehicles in its government fleet.

Health Care

Pasalia National Healthcare Service

Debt

Pasalia's Debt is PSD 35.679 Billion as of January 1, 2016. It has increased steadily since the late 1970s and the reckless spending of government under the administration of Andrew Garfield. Current prime minister Lisa Marshall has set the goal to not exceed a debt a debt of 36 billion at the end of her office. Most foreign debt is owed to the World Bank (?), with smaller loans taken from other nations. It has been noted that due to Pasalia focusing on huge infrastructure and social projects it becomes increasingly difficult to fund things.

Exterior Politics

See: Foreign Relations of Pasalia

Foreign Relations of Pasalia

  • Pasalia-Casp. Union
  • Pasalia-Commonia
  • Pasalia-Freedemia

Pasalia and Freedemia are trading partners, with Pasalia having a exporting deficit with them. Pasalia has been influenced with Freedemian culture after the war and typical foods like burgers are now considered standard foods in Pasalia. Imported from Freedemia are Aluminium (96% of Pasalian Aluminium needs are met with this), Nickel, High-Tech products and Rice. Exported to it are Timber, automobile parts and Salt.

  • Pasalia-Montran

Montran is one of the closest friends Pasalia has, politically speaking. The royal family of Pasalia came from Montran. This has caused both countries to share a lot of Cultural rituals and significantly shaped their behaviour. Today both countries trade a variety of goods with eachother. About 12000 Montranians (?) live in Pasalia, about 9000 Pasalians live in Montran.

  • Pasalia-Republic of Ileysika

TBA

  • Pasalia-Samuelonia

TBA

  • Pasalia-Shadze-Ma

Pasalia and Shadze-Ma have a long history of diplomatic and economic relations. With both countries being established at around the same time, they share a common history and interests. However, differences in the languages and culture they inherited from their colonial predecessors are some of the defining aspects of their national identities. Today Shadze-Ma maintains a consulate in Pasaliapolis. Imports to Shadze-Ma consist mainly of alcoholic beverages - wines, cognac and fortified wine - fruits, iron ore and specialist machinery. Exported to Shadze-Ma are heavy machinery, automobiles (especially motorcycles), wheat and construction materials. Around 2000 Shadze-Ma citizens live in Pasalia, around 300 Pasalians in Shadze-Ma. Because of the decentralised nature of the political structure in Shadze-Ma there have been minor disputes about maritime borders; these are in the process of being settled through diplomacy. More countries to be added

Defense

Army

Personnel

The army of Pasalia has 114000 active members. Additionally there are 12000 reservist, and every male person between 18 and 35 could be drafted in an Case of immediate attack.

Operational Detachment Alpha 3336, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) recon Shok Valley, Afghanistan, Dec. 15, 2008.jpg Pasalian Soldiers on a training mission in INSERTDESERTHERE

Equipment

Weapons

BusterJangle-Charlie1.jpg Testing at Pasalia Military Test Range

Conventional Weapons
ICBMs

Pasalia is currently in the possesion of 7 ICBM- Warheads. The first test was conducted on xx.xx.xxxx. The use of them can only be ordered by the Monarch in a case of Immediate Severe Attack. It is commonly assumed that even in the very unlikely cause of an attack on Pasalia, that these will not be used.

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Conflicts fought

Pasalia Navy

The Navy of Pasalia is the maritime defense force of the country. In addition to operating conventional vessels it also operates an aircraft carrier, which is quite unusual for a country of its size. Aswell as that it operates 1 small submarine that is used for maritime border protection. Earlier plans to operate nuclear-powered submarines were dropped after budget cuts and critiscm about the need for this.

History Summary

Vessels

HMS Freedom of Pasalia, Aircraft Carrier HMS Liberty, Battle Ship HMS Power, Battle Ship HMS Pasalia, Battle Ship HMS Justice , Battle Ship

Pasalia Air Force

History

Civil War

Pasalia Military Test Range

The Pasalia Military Test Range is a large weapons testing area located in Southern Pasalia. It was and is still used for large scale weapons testing such as ABC-Weapons, flight exercizes, and target testing.

Future Development and Threats

Conflicts

Former Missions

  • Operation Red Surprise (1966)- The highly controversial pasalian invasion of Roliqia. After the initial invasion Pasalia faced severe critiscm internationally and its membership in the AN was temporarily suspended. Roliqia was put under the governance of Micheal John Wilkinson who was later assasinated during a series of revolts that lead to the end of both the mission and the occupation.

Ongoing Missions

  • Operation Blackgold (2012-) A mission to ensure the unproblematic and uninterrupted transport of oil from producing countries to Pasalia, most commonly via sea.

Cities

Pasaliapolis

Port Elizabeth

[[[Metroville]]

Windigio 498.765 Founded in 1689 as Windigio Bay

Futuria City

Utopia City

Cape Gardens 78.000

Hamilton


Economy

The Pasalian Economy is focused on High-Tech products, financial management and Commerce. After the Start of the Industrialisation Steel gained an important role and has still an important role as of now (2016). Due to the climate and because its cheaper Fruits Wheat are major Imports. Another Important Exported product is Uran which was first discovered in 1946. Important Trading Partners are Ileysika, Caspilinia, Montran and several autonomous areas of Commonia.

Basics

Economic Development

Companies

Resources

Pasalia has only a limited amount of natural resources. These are: Coal, Salt, Uranium, Ore and small supplies of Oilsands.

Tourism

Social Issues/Worktime

Pasalia is known for its worker friendly work policy. The standard work time is 36h/week. A common work week (middle class) could be like this:

  • Monday 8am-3pm, 7 hours
  • Tuesday 8am-4pm, 8 hours
  • Wednesday 8am-4pm, 8 hours
  • Thursday 8am-4pm, 8 hours
  • Friday 8am-1pm, 5 hours

Pasalian workers are also entitled to 25 days off every year, after age 60 two additional days per every year. Retirement age is 65, 60 for people who worked in dangerous workplaces. Maternity leave is guaranteed and can be shared by both parents. The durance is 2weeks before birth to 4 months after the birth.






Infrastructure

TBA


Rail

Road

Air

Management

Energy

Energy in Pasalia Pasalia's Electricity net operates at 230v/50hz. Power is produced in following shares of resources: Nuclear 87%, Hydropower 9.8%, Wind Power 2.2%, Biomass 0.7%, Solar Power 0.3%

Electricity itself is free since January 1, 1981 with only a small basic service fee having to be paid. This was introduced because it was realised that energy was so cheap to be produced by the late 70s and the economic benefits would be immense. This has also lead to an drastically increased energy consumption with an average person using over 5,200 kW/h a year. In the recent years complaints have come up by several protesting groups that this is way too much and will lead to an society thats unable to live without external help by technological means and gadgets.

The only major company, having a monopoly on electricity, is the Pasalia National Electricity Co. with the government holding 52% of its stocks. Due to the low cost of producing it can run on a surplus budget even without any major sources of income.

Water

Water is generated by dams or by simple ground water wells. Just like electricity, water itself is free with only the service fee having to be paid.

Culture

Own Culture, foreign Influence

Cultural Isolation

Holidays

Most Holidays in Pasalia are to celebrate the country, its people, animals and nature. Due to religous concerns that lead to riots in the late 1870s, it was agreed that all things related to such matters should be done on September 1st. Furthermore, the emporer is cheered at, on Kings Day.

(2016)

  • January 1- New Years Day
  • January 6- New Years Greetings
  • May 24 Animal Day
  • June 1 Pasalia Day
  • June 2 Pasalia Resting
  • August 11 Kings Day
  • September 1 Theology Day
  • September 9 Resting Day
  • December 4 Peace Day
  • December 31 New Years Eve

Religion

Religion in Pasalia

Food

Obesity in Pasalia

Local

Pasalian Cuisine consists of mostly of Wheat, Fats, Sodium and Sugar. Traditionally Fish and Fruits have been popular in Coastal towns. Starting in the late 1940s daily dishes have become more unhealthy, although this has been mostly ignored until today and is continued to be ignored by the majority of people. Breakfast commonly includes Cornflakes and Bread with Chocolate Cream and Coffee, Milk or other Milkdrinks. Lunch is variable. For dinner one popular meal are Broedballs, small balls of bread filled with cremes. The most important meal is dinner

Foreign

Foreign Food has a special role in Pasalian Culture. The most prominent cuisines are these who resemble pasalian the most. Burger chains like StarBurgers are common sight all over the country and have been noted for adopting to local culture and habits of the local way of life.

Language

The official language in [[Pasalia] is Pasalian-Ingerish. It is equal to normal Ingerish apart from a variety of words and the way they are pronounced slightly different.


Ingerish/Pasalian-Ingerish

Motorway Freeway
Hard Shoulder Side Lane
Lorry Truck
Traffic Light Stop light
Garbage Can Trashbox
Power Socket Electric Box

Media

TV in Pasalia Radio in Pasalia Newspapers in Pasalia Internet in Pasalia Movies in Pasalia Exit 41

Annual review of Pasalia