and largest city
|• Regional languages||Welsish|
|• Total||1 688,29 km2|
651,85 sq mi
Shilesia (sz. Szlōnsk, wls. Schleislen) is a country in western Uletha, bordering Welstand-Westrijk, Vinnmark and Utterland. It's capital and largest city is Ligota, located in the northern part of the country which, alongside Kirchenburg creates an international agglomeration.
During the XIX century war between Vinnmark and Welstand-Westrijk the Galician military sided with the latter. The war was a result of Jan Sindhauer's republican revolution in Vinnmark and the subsequent declaration of independence of Welstand-Westrijk by the Great Duke Albert VI. Joint forces of Welstand-Westrijk and Galicia have won the war, occupying land south of river Drehen and the Welstand's Nordlunsk canton.
Estabilishing the nation
After the war has ended the, Galician military, stationing in the occupied area had an internal coup. The revolting soldiers have founded Shilesia.
Northern border, with Welstand-Westrijk follows the river Drehen. Halfway through the border it splits from the river cutting through three lakes, before proceeding eastwards into the sea. Western border, with Vinnmark follows mountains. The same can be said about the southern and south-eastern borders, with Utterland.
There is one airport in Shilesia - Ligota-Alfred Regional Airport. It only accepts flights up to 800km. Destinations include cities in Garlis, Kalm and Ventria, but the airport is open to expand. Currently the only airline serving the airport is Hetzerwings. The airport is cooperating with Kirchenburg Flugport which is located just a few kilometers north.
The country has one major highway - it connects the border with Welstand-Westrijk, the cities of Ligota, Alfred, Śymjanowicy Szlōnskie and the border with Vinnmark. Besides that Shilesia has 4 national roads, and each one has at least one end on a border.
Shilesia is a republic with one-house parliament. After the most recent election the Shilesian Conservatives party is dominating current government.