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* 1710 '''[https://opengeofiction.net/#map=14/-36.2983/161.9617&layers=B Bronson City]''' become Capital of Elway.
* 1710 '''[https://opengeofiction.net/#map=14/-36.2983/161.9617&layers=B Bronson City]''' become Capital of Elway.
=Culture and general notes=
=Culture and general notes=
Revision as of 22:29, 5 August 2022
|State of Elway|
"United Cities and Towns"
|Constituent state of||Federal States|
|Largest city||San Bruno|
|• Governor||Max Moreira|
|• Vice Governor||Steve Ramos|
|• Total||14,121km² km2|
5,452mi² sq mi
|• Estimate (2020)||x|
|• Per capita||$|
Its total area is 5,452mi² (14,121km²), and land area is 4,194mi² (10,863km²).
Usually, population is concentrated in seaside lands.
Because its orange orchards, the state is nationwide known as Orange Coast.
The official coat of arms of Elway is an yellow star inside a blue circle, bordered by two orange leafs and a stripe with the name of the state. This badge is used in official stuff, as all the county flags in the state, but also is largelly used the "Elwayan Skyline".
This "unofficial" picture consists in a blue figure showing, from left to right, four pine trees, five skyscrapers, one boat and two waves, representing the geografical diversity of the state.
The "Elwayan Skyline" is used, as example, in the soccer team jersey and the gridiron team helmet, but also in official stuff sometimes, like the state car plate.
Also, Elway is nationaly known as "Orange Coast", because its orange orchards usually in coastal areas.
- 1617 Founding the city of San Bruno
- 1619 Founding the city of Bronson City.
- 1710 Bronson City become Capital of Elway.
- 1885 State name changes from "Orange Coast" to "Elway".
Culture and general notes
Ethnicities and Languages
Elwayan is a mixed people. Around 35% of the people is from castellanese origin ("castellanics"). Majority of them lives in San Bruno city and metro area.
Ingerish is spoken by 100% of elwayan people as main language, but at least 20% of the people speaks castellanese fluently or at home as second language.
Elwayan people usually is very religious. In last census, 80% of elwayan people was declared as christic (55% of them are protestantistic and 45% are ortholic), 15% other religions and only 5% as atheists.
The music scene is strong in San Bruno. The city is home to some rock and metal bands, like Black Sedan (hard rock) and Main Sidekicks (alterna-rock), but recently the hip-hop movement is increasing in the city last years.
There are some music clubs, studios and lifestyle stores in The Piers area, to both rhythms.
The famous rapper J-Son keeps a [ Full-o-muny manufacturing area] in northwestern San Bruno, producing clothes and other stuff to hip-hop lifestyle.
Elway is located on the coast of the Ardentic Ocean and is bordered by AR120-22 to the south and west, and by Laine to the north. State is made of coastal plains but the northwestern part of Elway consists of foothills. Along the coast, there are some famous sandy beaches.
Elway`s climate is tempered somewhat by the fact that no part of the state is distant from the ocean.
Due to its subtropical climate, Elway rarely receives measurable snowfall. However, on rare occasions, a combination of cold moisture and freezing temperatures can result in snowfall in the northernwestern hills.
Average maximum and minimum temperature
|San Bruno, Jamesville||76°F/60°F||78°F/62°F||80°F/65°F||83°F/68°F||87°F/73°F||89°F/76°F||91°F/77°F||91°F/77°F||89°F/76°F||86°F/73°F||82°F/68°F||78°F/63°F|
|San Bruno, Jamesville||24°C/16°C||26°C/17°C||27°C/18°C||28°C/20°C||31°C/23°C||32°C/24°C||33°C/25°C||33°C/25°C||32°C/24°C||30°C/23°C||28°C/20°C||26°C/17°C|
The Quep River is used as the southern state line.
The Marlington River cross the state from north to southeastern, and divide it in two basins.
The Merrimac River is the most important in southwestern Elway, being fed by (TBD rivers).
Exception to West Hills, in Uplands county, all elwayan state parks are, really, municipal parks under state protection.
|Park Name and Location||City/ Town||Size||Elevation||Estabilished||Notes|
|East Jamesville Marshlands State Park||Jamesville||acres (ha)||ft (m)|
|Alateska Creeks State Park||Eastwick|
|San Bruno Green Waters State Park||San Bruno|
|La Segunda Laguna State Park||La Segunda|
|West Hills State Park|
Gallery of Elwayan Landscape
Elway is divided in 28 municipalities (cities or towns), grouped into 4 counties.
|State||County||City/Town (Population)||Mapping/ Link||Notes|
| Elway, EY
| Maravista, EY
| Shadwell, EY
| Midlands, EY
| Uplands, EY
- The cities total population are considering also the sub-districts.
Initially it would be a planed city. (TBD)
There is a funny rivalry between Bronson City and Jamesville. As Bronson City is smaller than Jamesville, but more important (as it is the state capital), jamesvillians usually consider bronsonians like "the VIP's rednecks". The same way, bronsonians refers to jamesvillians as "the old grumpies from the coast".
I will update this section when starting to edit this place. ;-)
A not so small seaside town. Several auto-parts companies are located in and around it. Most of people are christic and conservative, but with no extremism. People love baseball, fishing, and cars. There are some immigrant communities but less than 1% of population. The town is not center or even part of any metropolitan area.
Despite to be the bigger town located in a touristic region, Jamesville is the less glamourized place. There are some few luxury condos and hotels, but the marshes around keeps the town a bit isolated from the other places in the coast. The inhabitants, usually retireds and elder people looking for a calm place to rest, are very reserved, being excited only when talking about motorsports or baseball.
A popular saying in Elway and Eastern FSA is "When I retire, I will buy a boat, learn to play golf, and live in Jamesville".
A not so big seaside city. A bit like a cosmopolitan place. A half of the people is black or castellanic, and maybe 25% of the population are immigrants. Tourism (beaches), culture and music are strong here. (TBD)
Elway is nationally known by its orange and lemon orchards, being one of the bigest producers in all Federal States.
Also, there are some important auto-parts manufacturers based in Elway, specially around Jamesville.
The third most important part of elwayan economy is tourism, because its widely known calm water beaches.
List of Elwayan Companies
|Elway State Employees Bank||State Bank||Bronson City||xx agencies in the state|
|GranTown||Road Resting Areas|
|AgroLand||Agro (orange, lemon, etc)|
|StateStar||Agro (orange, lemon, etc)|
|Stamson Co.||La Segunda|
The Elway State University (ESU) is located in Sudbury.
There is also San Bruno University (SBU) in San Bruno Downtown, another traditional in the state.
Still there are at least one Elementary and High School in each city and town of the state.
There are Police Departments in all the county seats, and in some metropolitan towns.
The [ State Penitenciary Complex] is located near Frankfort, in Uplands County.
Despite the use of the same livery in all the state, the elwayan public transportation is managed by the Transit Authority of each county.
Currently, the Transit Authorities operating in Elway are MCTA - Maravista County (San Bruno) , CATA - Capital Area (Bronson City), UCTA - Uplands County (Frankfort) and SCTA - Shadwell County (Jamesville) .
These government organizations are able to rule the bus services, taxis, trams, public parking and even license plates registering.
Intercounty services, as some few bus routes (usually operated by private companies), are managed by the Transit Authority of the most populous county in the route.
|MCTA (San Bruno)||Trams||Depot||SB-A1|
|MCTA (San Bruno)||Bus/ Taxi||Depot||SB-A2||Newden, San Bruno|
|MCTA (San Bruno)||Bus/ Taxi||Depot||SB-A3|
|MCTA (San Bruno)||Public||Garage/ Parking||SB-P1|
|MCTA (San Bruno)||Bus/ Tram||Terminal||SB-T1|
|CATA (Bronson City)||Depot||[ ]|
|CATA (Bronson City)||Bus||Terminal||BC-T1|
|UCTA (Frankfort)||Depot||[ ]|
Buses are the main transportation in the main urban areas (San Bruno, Jamesville, Bronson City) and to their metropolitan towns.
The only port in all the state is located in west Jamesville, but it is away to be one of the busiests in the country.
There are plans to a ferry route connecting north San Bruno to Lundres, in Laine state, but nothing is decided yet.
Currently there is only the James Moore International Airport serving all Elway state. It is located in Baldwin town, a more central point between Bronson City (the state capital) and San Bruno (the largest city), and not so far from Jamesville.
Currently, JMI is operating only domestic flights but is also open to international ones, not listed yet.
As the other transportation are not so usual to elwayan people, Elway is nationwide known as one of the states with busiest roads.
Federal highways are high-capacity roads that are paid for by the federal government but maintained by the Elway Department of Roads.
State highways are state-owned highways in the state of Elway. The main ones are inter-county, but also there are some few main highways inside a county. These ones are numberer under "EY-X" series.
|Ref||Beginning||End||Length (mi/ km)||Name/ Notes|
|+||/ Jamesville-EY||San Bruno-EY||mi/ km||Inner Coastal Road|
|/ Warnes-EY||San Bruno Beach-EY||mi/ km||Coastal Highway|
|/ Warnes-EY||Frankfort-EY||mi/ km||Western Connector|
|San Bruno-EY||Frankfort-EY||mi/ km||Mid State Thruway|
|/ Corrado-EY||Allen-EY||10mi/ 16km||Bayside Road|
|/ Baldwin-EY||James Moore Intl.Airport-EY||mi/ 2,6km||
|/ Jamesville-EY||Amsden-EY||mi/ km||Southern Extension|
|/ San Bruno-EY||Corrado-EY||8,6mi/ 14km||North State Highway ★|
|/ Rossford-EY||San Bruno-EY||10,1mi/ 16,3km||NW San Bruno Connector|
|/ South San Bruno-EY||/ Downtown (SB)-EY||4,4mi/ 7,2km||San Bruno Thruway|
|/ South San Bruno-EY||Newden (SB)-EY||4,9mi/ 7,9km||Midtown Expressway|
|Kenwood (SB)-EY||/ San Bruno Beach-EY||7,1mi/ 11,5km||Metro South Parkway|
|Newden (SB)-EY||/ San Bruno Beach-EY||5,4mi/ 8,8km||Metro North Parkway|
|[ ]||[ ]||mi/ km||'|
The GESF (Great Eastern and Stanton Folkstone Railway) currently operates "Crescent Dawn", the only national railway route crossing Elway state. The company keeps rail yards in San Bruno. There are rail stations in Bronson City and San Bruno. Also there is a not so used spur to Jamesville port.
Elwayan people likes sports very much. Baseball is the most popular sport, and there are several ball fields in almost all urban parks in the state.
Gridiron is the second most popular sport in all the state. Basketball is following the list, and also soccer/football, usually by castellanic and other immigrant people.
Motorsports and ice hockey are more popular in southern Elway. In a minor role, still there are fans and semi-amateur teams to rugby and lacrosse in the state.
The Roadrunners are the athletic teams that represent the Elway State University. Locally, they are known as "Correcaminos" by the immigrant people in the state.
Member of the Eastern Conference in the top level College League, the ESU sponsors teams in ten men's and seven women's college sanctioned sports.
Basketball, Soccer, Hockey, Volleyball, LaCrosse, Athletics and Swimming keep teams to both genres. Baseball, Gridiron and Rugby have only male teams in ESU.
The most winner sports in Elway State University are the female Volleyball and the male Basketball teams. Kits shown on picture.
Roadrunners plays in Sherman Lewis Sport Complex, in Elway State University, Sudbury town.
San Bruno Kings is a professional baseball franchise, based in San Bruno.
Founded in 1975, the Kings plays in the top tier of the national league, as a member of the Eastern Division. Their stadium is the StateStar Ball Park, to 45.000 fans, located in not so far from San Bruno downtown. Naming rights arena to StateStar, the railway company operating in Elway.
Midlands Aces is a semi-professional baseball franchise, based in Bronson City. The Aces plays in a minor national league, as a member of the Eastern Division. The franchise was created in Bronson City in 1990, but moved to Campbelltown-EY in 2001.
Their stadium is the Railyards Fields, in Campbelltown.
Despite playing in a minor league, is very popular also as a fashion sport company.
As said, baseball is by far teh most popular sport in Elway state. There are several ball fields in almost all urban parks in the state, and also an Youth State League.
Youth State League
|Bay Town Vipers||Bay Town Ball Fields|
|City Beach Cosmopolitan||San Bruno Beach|
|Jamesville (TBD)||Shadwell County Sports Complex|
|Midlands Aces||"The Rail Yards"|
San Bruno Speedsters is a professional gridiron team, based in San Bruno.
Founded in 1957, the Speedsters plays in AGL (Archantan Gridiron League), the top tier of the national league, as a member of the Eastern Division.
Locally known as "Veloces" by the castellanic immigrant people in the state.
Initially the franchise name was "Destroyers", but as it was a reference to the naval base in Laine, local fans from Elway ask the franchise owner to change this name. They got it in a poll during 1990-91 season.
Orange Coast Force, regarding the former Elway state name, plays in the top tier of the national league. Not one of the best ones, but usually in the playoffs.
It is located in Bronson City, the capital city of the state, away from San Bruno or Jamesville, both so much populous than Bronson City.
There are plans to a female squad in the near future, when the women national league decide to expand. The name of the female team will be choosen yet.
Jamesville Mechas was a professional ice hockey franchise, based in Jamesville.
The Mechas played in a minor national league, from 1975 to 1980, as a member of the Eastern Division.
Franchise`s name was inspired in the lot of auto parts and mechanic industries in Elway state.
Currently, there are plans to re-create the franchise to the national league, representing the northeast region, but nothing real yet.
Football (soccer) is not the most popular sport to elwayan people, but the franchise got so much fans in the immigrants communities (castillanese, brasonians, etc).
Despite major of the fans are living in San Bruno area, the franchise was founded in Jamesville in 1999 and moved to Bronson City in 2010, both cities in southern Elway.
The male team is called "Sovereign" and the female one is "Sirens".
Despite soccer/ football is away to be the most popular sport to elwayans, the same can not be said about immigrants population. There are 16 teams (8 of them also keeping a female squad) playing in the semi-pro Elway State League. Usually the teams uses public fields to play.
|ESU Warriors||Elway State University, Sudbury-EY||Keeps a female team|
|Inter San Bruno||Bay Town Ball Fields||Keeps a female team|
|Dartford United FC||Keeps a female team|
|Jamesville Union SC||Shadwell County Sports Complex||Keeps a female team|
|FC Brasonia||San Bruno Beach-EY|
|Bennett Forest||Keeps a female team|
|CF Castilla||Keeps a female team|
|Bronson City Capitals||Keeps a female team|
|SC Frankfort||Keeps a female team|
|Bronson City Amigos|
|Frankfort Road Wolves|
|Elway International Speedway||
Also, there is a [ "Figure 8 Raceway" in Payne-EY].
|San Bruno National Swimming Center||
There is not any pro or semi-pro volleyball team in Elway, but the Elway State University is mentioned among the most traditional teams in the college league.
There is an amateur team in Frankfort. The "(TBD team)", using black and green as colours kit, plays in Frankfort. (TBD)
There are two lacrosse teams in Elway. The Elway State University keeps the most traditional team, but also there is Warnes Tropical, using purple, lime green and white as colours kit, playing in Warnes.
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