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Izaland

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The Republic of Izaland (華邦共和國, Izaki Kyohwakuku), commonly referred as Izaland is a country in south-east Uletha occupying the whole island of Kubori and part of the continental area. The capital city is Sainðaul (also spelled Saindzaul), located across the Tandan Strait. At the moment Izaland has no definite neighbour countries, while the island of Kubori is surrounded by the Sound of Pa.

Izaki kyohwakuku, tsōntsī Izaki (angerigounde Izaland), dōnnan-Urezhūs askashi yo. Izaki Kubori-hamas ðennyukus suma, Urezhū tairikis ispunli wichi to. Izakis shuto Tandan kaikyō toeyan Sainðaul yutte, daini toshi nanbun paikusumu Warohan yo. Gwenðai, Izakii tukuchei todan rinkukuhu yonahati, Kubori-hama Pākutōl raikaimi.

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Izaki Kyohwakuku - 華邦共和國
The "Satsun Nokkai" National FlagThe "hwihwa" rotating flower
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CapitalSainðaul
Official languagesIzaki
 • National languagesIzaki
 • Regional languagesKonbaki, Eituus
DemonymIzakian
GovernmentPresidential Republic
 • PresidentIrokki Shinsayamo
 • Vice-PresidentEyana Tsokumidas
Area
 • Total90780 km2
Population
 • Census (2020)67.482.119
GDP (PPP)
 • Total$ 3,946 billion
 • Per capita$ 58,474
HDI (2019)0.924
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TimezoneCPP+8
Currencyetsi (IZE)
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History

Geography

Izaland is located in the south-east Uletha, extending for about 100 thousands sq kilometers, mainly from north to south. This country has a peculiar distribution of its territory, as almost one third of it stands in the continental landmass, while the remaining area occupies the island of Kubori. The capital city, Sainðaul has the original center within the continental area, but it naturally expanded across the Tandan Strait, including the former city of Nikabul.

The country has a mostly mountainous or hilly territory, peaking with the mountains of the Aigan Massif located in the north. This mountain chain, including ultra high peaks such as Mount Torahashi (5189 m) and the Mount Akigushi (4988 m) creates a political and climatic boundary with the northern country, and prevents cold winds enter the territory. This area also has different glaciers, that created several glacial lakes, as Lakes Wakatsuku or Tsomahogu.

Tsiri

Izaki dōnnan-Urezhūn wichi tutte, tsion 100 km2s myensekun ibakutte nanpukun wenchān to. Tsomo askashis sanbunnus is kukudo tairikun yutte, mikan bubun Kuborin yochare hara tukubyes ton kukudos bunpai yo. Shuto yon Sainðaullus kushigae tairikubun yobai, Tandan kaikyō pukitte Nikabuluu jirohabān meppa.

Askashii samonoin konae oboenoin tsikei yutte, hukubun wichi ton Aigan sanmyeku isban riha. Tsomo sanmyeku, Torahashi-san (5,189 m) ta Akigushi-sannus (4,988 m) dakari chō rihan samoo jirohatte, hukuhō shokukuhwate seizhicheke ta kikōcheke ton tawaraa ugitte, niroen nandaha itsanabān horake to. Tsomo tsiikui Wakatsukuho ta Tsomahoguhos dakari sona sona nan kyōgahohoo ugin tasun kyōgahari yo.

South the Aigan Range, the country gets flatter the more it gets close to the coast, where most of the population dwells. From the mountains one of the longest rivers of Izaland, the Riiwiki also flows down to the Sound of Pa, passing through Sainðaul at its delta.

Kubori island makes up most of the national territory, and has a regular rectangular shape with a depression on the western side, where Panaireki Bay is located. Most of the settlements are located along the western coast, with the inner area almost unspoiled and still covered by subtropical forests, especially farther south. The south-western part of Kubori island has an intricate system of peninsulas, pointing at the Itakiri Islands.

On the south-east of Kubori Island the land extends into the Kaiton Peninsula, pointing south. Off shore, another archipelago of islands, including Basotachi and Ogamoton extends.

Islands

Izaland has over 400 among islands and inlets, mostly near the coastline, with some exceptions. Most of the biggest islands are comprised within Itakiri Prefecture, where Itakiri and Kahadu islands are the largest, each about 1,100 square kilometers wide. Itakiri, Kahadu and the nearby islands are volcanic islands and, despite the limited landmass, they have some peaks exceeding 3000 m.

Other notable islands are Oingos, still in Itakiri, and Nurihara, making up Midōhinnan Prefecture.

The Tandan Strait is also home to many smaller islands. Since they are located close to the coastline in a highly densely populated area, often they are linked with bridges or tunnels to the mainland. Other island located in sea are Fuendaru, Sumasai and Tekirunan.

Finally, off shore we can see the little archipelago of Ogamoton, located about 200 km far from Kubori Island, making it the southernmost point (precisely, the uninhabited island of Seriyon, at 31,6 degrees of latitude).

As a notable geomorphological feature, the westernmost point of Izaland is the volcanic island of Tsohana, connected with Kubori island by an isthmus.

Rivers

In Izaland many rivers flow, although due to its secluded shape, they are not so important in terms of length, compared to the big continental rivers. The longest river is the Zaan (蓙杏河, Zaan sāri) flowing for 315 km in the south-western part of Kubori island. The river begins in the Jogare mountains, and its estuary is located where the city of Warohan expands. Other notable rivers in Kubori islands are the Nozaba (濃沙芭河, Nozaba sāri) (182 km) and the Kankayue (巻嘉巍河, Kankayue sāri) (218 km).

Climate

Thanks to the privileged position, despite its compact size, Izaland enjoys different climates, from the alpine to the tropical one. Most of the population lives in a humid subtropical climate area, with a distinctive distribution on the western coast. The average temperature in the capital, Sainðaul, is around 20,5 °C, with maximum average of 30°C and minimum average of 12°C

The climate zone can be roughly divided into three zones: the northern area, close to the Aigan Mountain Range, including 5000 m high peaks, sees continental to alpine climate. This area sees frequent snowfall between December to early March. Moving to the area around the capital, the climate shifts to humid subtropical, with long hot summers, cool winters, and summer peak to annual precipitation. On the south-western tip of the insular part of the country, the subtropical climate has some tropical characteristics, while the south-east and the east coast has a tropical monsoon climate, with a wet season from May to October, a dry season from November to April, and consistently very warm to hot temperatures with high humidity.

Ogamoton island lowest temperatures never go below 15°C even during the winter, making it an international resort, especially famous for diving.

Demographics

With a population of more than 67 millions of inhabitants, Izaland is a heavily densely populated country (about 670 people per sq km), especially considering that vast inner areas of Kubori island are nearly not interested by urban development. The 85% of the population belongs to the Izaki ethnicity, with the remaining 15% being immigrants, mostly from Pasundan-Padjadjaran, Wiwaxia and Commonia's countries.

Politics

Administrative Divisions

Izaland is divided into 31 prefectures (縣, ken), the Capital Special Administration District (首都特別自治区, Shuto tukubyes jitsiku) and the special city of Warohan (深湾特別市, Warohan tukubyes'shi). At the same time, in the north of Kubori Island La Piana (等平奈領, La Pyāna ryō) is located. La Piana is de facto an independent entity, although certain political functions such as foreign relations and defense are managed by Izaland on behalf.