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Qennes is a heavily urbanized country with xx% of its population living in urban areas. Qennes has 35 towns, 5 cities, 4 metropolitan suburbs, one metropolitan city and one capital city. Qennesan cities and towns vary from urban metropolises to little townships. A trend is noticeable in the south where cities are experiencing massive population increases mostly from immigration, whereas cities from the central and northern areas have a generally negative growth nature. The first locality to be granted the title of a town is Porterez in 762 AD (at the time named Erulgi), while the latest one is Setnes getting the title in 2021. The only town whos title was revoked is Medalona in 2015.  
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Flag of Qennes The Qennesan Archduchy
Coat of Arms

Arkiduțiă Kaneșului (Qennesan)
Archidoucatul Quenneʃ
(Romanish)
Arkidukat Kenes
(Eganian)
Kanıs Arşidüklüğü
(Turquese)
Kryedukati i Kenes
(Malësorian)
Arȿiḏucijȁ Ḵenɘs
(Poyan)
Capital: Arta
Population: 2,856,380 (2022)
Motto: Iața Kaneșienii
Anthem: Frumosă noastră ḑintre Lină Tîrdau șî Mar Iviran

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Qennes (/kɛnes/, pronounced: KE-nes; Qennesan: Kaneș, pronounced: [känɛʂ], KA-nesh), officially The Qennesan Archduchy (Qennesan: Arkiduțiă Kaneșului), is a sovereign state in central-southern Uletha. It is bordered by Malësoria to the west, Antharia to the north and east, and Niscavo to the southeast. It also borders the Demirhan Empire to the south via the Bay of Erez, part of the Iviran Sea on which Qennes has its southern shores, while the northwestern shores are located on the Lake Sens. The capital city is Arta located in the southwest of the country, while the largest city is Malvertta.

Originally an area inhabited by various tribes of many origins, most notably the Moorsh, but also the Kartlegian, Malesor, Po'ion, Semic and Slevic people groups, Qennes emerged from the remnants of the Hellanesian colonial period in the Iviran Sea region as a duchy in the 2nd century AD. It encompassed the coastal regions of modern Qennes centered around the cities of Molokortia and Erulgi (modern day Malvertta and Porterez, respectively) which dominated the cross-Ulethan trade flow in the region. Until the 15th century, Qennes' boundaries would constantly change under various conquests and wars. Eventually the Eganian nations to the east would take over the Qennesan coast and push it inland. With the beginning of the 15th century, the Qennesan duchy gained a large influential presence of the Romanish culture, which would completely reshape the Hellanesian-influenced culture of Qennes. In 1427, led by duke Aleksandru I Poraș 'the Stalwart', a new Qennesan nation was born and a new national identity. Aleksandru would triple the size of his nation and reform his title into an archduke.

In the late 18th century Qennes would see itself transform into an elective monarchy from an absolute one, after the Rebellion of Artei. It went through the revolutionary, rennaisance, industrial and Great War eras with its lands mostly intact, with an emphasis on economic growth, with its independence guaranteed and protected by the Antharian Kingdom for most of the timeline. It entered the 20th century as a very unequal country in terms of individual economic power and a population half its size nowadays. Pushed by industrialization, and later the modern socio-economical revolution, Qennes rose to being one of the wealthiest nations globally. Nowadays, Qennes is an elective monarchy ruled by an archduke, a developed and high living standard country with a high-income, mixed market economy. It is a member of the Association of South Ulethan Nations, after joining in 19xx, and has signed numerous agreements with its neighbors and beyond. Qennes has a population of about 2.85 million people which is spread out on 9,846 square kilometers, making it one of the most densely populated countries in both south Uletha and the whole world.


Political map of Qennes.

Etymology

The name Qennes is the Ingerish version of the native name Kaneș. The name 'Qennes' gets its roots from the Romanish name for the coastal area west of Niscavo - Quenneʃ.

Kaneș, as a name, has no certain etymology although there are two possible answers. During the Hellanesian colonization of the coast west of Niscavo, the area was uninhabited upon arrival. It is thought that the colonizers named the region Keno, Kene, Kenos or either Kenes, all of which derive from the Hellanesian word keno, meaning "empty". It is considered that the name eventually became the name of the Hellanesian subdivision in the area.

Another suggestion is that the name was derived from the phrase 'Kan nisi' , which means "possibly an island" in Hellanesian. It is thought that the colonizers have mistaken the peninsula in nowadays Malvertta for an island, or were either uncertain if it is either of the two.

The name Kaneș was first recorded in 1427 when Qennes' borders where roughly at the lines with nowadays Lipămontală province. Before that date, Qennes was known as 'Kenes' by the Hellanesians, 'Quenneʃ' by the Romanish and 'Kanis' by the Turquese. Since 1427 the name has remained unchanged.

History

Prehistory

Early history

Hellanesian colonization era

Independence years

Post-Independence years

Darazdinian state

Antharian Kingdom

Medieval Era

Anagenisi Period

Romanish invasion

Neo-Hellanesian colonization era

Early modern era

Great War era

Modern era

Geography

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Geography of Qennes
ContinentUletha (Western)
RegionIviran Coast
PopulationIncrease 2,856,380 (2022)
Area
• Total10,363.18 km2
4,001.25 sq mi
• Water (%)6.68%
Population density275.63 km2
713.87 sq mi
Extreme pointsKunîla (1842 m)
Iviran Sea (0 m)
Longest river

Largest lake (by area)
Kaneș (x)

Lake Omnikă (Lină Omnikă) (x)
Time zoneWUT +5

Qennes is situated on the continent of Uletha, in its central-southern region known as the Iviran Coast, by the Iviran Sea. It lies between latitudes 41° and 40° N, and longitudes 83° and 84.5° E. The geographic center of Qennes is located west of the city of Dadaș, on the AP-3 highway, at the coordinates of 40.2462° N and 83.719° E, near the village of Brațaș.

Kunîla peak, the highest point of Qennes.

Qennes is a moderately hilly nation, with two major mountain chains spanning east to west. They are the Lavand Mountains in the central areas of the country and the Apyn Mountains in the southeast, both of which span east into Antharia and Niscavo. The tallest peak, Kunîla, standing at 1842 meters, is located in the Apyn Mountains range on the tripoint of the municipalities of Kaneș-Montă, Res and the country of Antharia. Most of the country is dominated by rolling hills, river valleys and flat plains. The three major plains in Qennes are the Koșteiu Plain, the Erez Plain, home to most of the agriculture activity, and the Qennesan Riviera Region - the most densely populated area in the country, as well as a tourist hotspot. The lowest point of Qennes is the Asperic Ocean at sea level (0m), with no stretches of land under sea level.

Geology

Mourning woman area in the Șlaniță Cave near Auran

Qennes is in a semi-active seismic zone. It lies near the active convergent boundary of the Asperic and East Ulethan plates.[1] There have been at least 50 destructive earthquakes in the past identified by scientists. There are numerous caves throughout Qennes, found throughout the hilly and mountainous regions of the country. In the Feră Empodia region, grottoes are a dotted along the cliffs. There are about 70 grottoes in Qennes. The rock composition is predominantly sedimentary, and the soil is favorable for year-round agricultural activity in every part of the country.

Malvertta, Feredetî
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Climate

As a rather small sized country, Qennes doesn't pose much diversity in climate. There are 2 climate zones in Qennes: 'Csa' encompasses most of the country, while the highest of mountains and peaks are classifed as 'Csb'. Qennes is characterized by dry summers and mild, wet winters.

The precipitation rate varies between 35mm and 94mm year round. The rainfall rarely exceeds 150mm during a month, and the average amount of rainfall is 64mm. Qennes receives about 3,712 hours of sunshine year round, with the numbers peaking at 384 hours in July. Such a climate has allowed Qennes to develop into a highly popular summer tourism destination.

Waters

The Kaneș river near Poiu.

All of Qennes' rivers belong to the Iviran Sea basin. They are either directly part of the drainage basin, or part of the Lake Sens drainage basin, which empties into the Iviran Sea via the Recz River in Antharia.

The longest river is the Kaneș River with a length of XXXm (XXXm of which is within the borders of Qennes). It has it source near the monastery of Pakras in western Antharia, flowing southwest towards the Bay of Erez where it meets the Iviran Sea next to the town of Porterez. On its course it flows through a few major cities and towns including Kallomenos (Antharia), Reța, Dadaș, Poiu, Arta, Erez, Porterez (Qennes) and Portilumës (Malësoria). Qennes has a low number of natural lakes and ponds. Besides the Lake Sens, the largest natural lake would be Lake Omnikă in the south of the country, created by a natural phenomenon of beavers constructing a dam on the Omnikă River strong enough to dam the small river. This enabled engineers to find the perfect spot for a dam.

Other natural lakes can be mainly found in the southwest, precisely oxbow lakes created by the Kaneș River and its meandering. The largest lake, besides the Lake Sens, is the Lîulină Reservoir, created artificially by the Lîulină Dam on the Kopiță River.

Lake Omnikă, originally created by a beaver dam.

Biodiversity & Protected Areas

A shrubland composed of maquis.
Olive tree plantations.

Qennes has a wide number of animal, plant and fungi species present in its territory. It is one of the most biodiverse countries in southern Uletha, proportional to its territory size. In 1998, Qennes brought a Biodiversity Recognition law into power, which revised the biodiversity situation in the country and set to protect endangered species, and control the human usage of natural resources of the nature. Alongside that, Qennes redefined its protected areas.

There are 3 main terrestrial biogeographical and eco-regions: Littoral, Lower Continental and Upper Continental. The Littoral regions is dominated by the Mediterranean biome, mainly hot and dry summers, and rainy and semi-rainy winters, forests and shrubs of lower density, plants which can be pyrophytes, numerous cases of the "mosaic habitat" and general drier scenery. It is found along the coast of Qennes, forming a belt of maximum 5km in width. It is by far the smallest of the three regions.

The Lower Continental regions are located at lower lying areas throughout continental Qennes, mainly among the elevating range between 150 and 800 meters. It is characterized by a semi-drier climate, a more denser vegetation rate, higher density of animal species, and lower amount of mosaic habitats. It is a transition zone between the much drier Littoral and the less drier Upper Continental. Numerous and larger oak and beech forests, garrigues (phryganas), matorrals and other types of shrubs can be found here. The zone has the highest average temperature among the three areas, the lowest rainfall and therefore the highest chance of catching natural wildfires, but also man-made forest fires, which can happen during the stubble burning season in rural areas, since this zone account for 80% of the agricultural activity in the country. Stubble burning is often considered a problem of the past, however is still present in northern and eastern regions of the country.

The Upper Continental regions are located at the highest of elevations in the country, everything above 800 meters. It is dominant in denser forests and woodlands, less so in shrubs and bushes. It includes forests of oaks, pines, conifers, and maqius shrublands. It presents a larger precipitation rates compared to the Lower Continental regions, but also lower temperatures, the lowest in the country. The tallest peaks often have temperatures below zero during winter and early spring. These regions see minimal agricultural activity but the largest forestry activity amongst the three. It accounts for about 70% of Qennes' forested areas, and since the 1998 law, the area size of the forested lands has increased drastically, as numerous tree-planting activities were introduced to preserve and increase the forested lands. Qennes is still however one of the least forested nations in Uletha proportional to its size.

Flora & Fauna

Qennes has a wide variety of plants and animals which are found in the whole of south Uletha. Dominant tree types include: oaks, pines, conifers, beech, olive trees, palms, fig trees, holm oaks, cork oaks, chestnuts, grapevines, magnolias, ficus trees, Curtisia, etc. A notable species of trees prevalent in Qennes are the 'Red Robin' trees. Among other plants, Qennes is home to the: flowering ash, Gleditsia, Jujube, grey elms, Pompia, azeroles, hawthorns, matorral, garrigue, maqius, etc. Traditional crops include: grapes, olives, figs, pomegranates, oranges, apricots, lemons, tangerines, and others, mainly grown for commercial purposes and exports, alongside typical crops like wheat, corn, barley, various vegetables, fruits and nuts which are mainly for domestic consumption.

Animals prevalent in the region can be found in Qennes as well. There are about 100 animal species, and they include: various sponges, corals, sea anemones, starfishes, sea cucumbers, sea snails, sea worms, octopuses, jellyfish, and a noticeable amount of crabs (which gave the name of the region in southeast Qennes and Niskavo - Klavia/Niskavo), lobsters and prawns - for the sea ecoregion. Terrestrial animals include: durmouses, mouses, rats, shrews, voles, bats, wolfs, chamois, deers, dolphins, snakes, lizards, butterflies, dragonflies, Praying mantises, cicadas, glow-worms, hawk-moths, stinkbugs, crickets, hornets, wasps, bees, beetles, toads, salamanders, newts, turtles, ray-finned fish, eels, carps, various other fishes, and various domesticated animals like horses, cows, sheep, goats, pigs, etc. The common yellow swallowtail butterfly and the green snaketail dragonfly are the national animals of Qennes.


Protection

There are a total of X[2] protected areas in Qennes. There are 6 protection categories for areas and 4 for the protection of members of the Qennesan flora & fauna. They are:

  • Protection classes for areas, highest level of protection to lowest:
    • Geopark - A large unified protected area that advances the protection and use of geological heritage in a sustainable way, and promotes the economic well-being of the people who live there. Example: Geopark "Lipămontală - Lavand" (Shared with Antharia)
    • Zona Asțîra ḑe Proteḑat (ZAP) - A zone of strict protection laws. Encompases a natural habitat of animals, plants and natural features that are rare or valuable. Example: TBD
    • Park Național Proteḑat (PNP) - National park network of areas with special features worthy of protection. Unlike national parks in most other countries, in Qennes they can be much smaller. Example: PNP "Feră Selandină"
    • Zonă Pitoreaskă și a Vieții Sălbatike (ZPVS) - A zone of natural beauty and/or wildlife with special protection laws. Example: "Meandre ḑe Erez"
    • Zonă Istorikală (ZI) - A zone of historic importance, usually encompassing a district within a locality. Example: Forț ḑe Erez (Erez Fortress)
    • Monumenț Istorikal (MI) - A single or group of objects or structures of historical importance. They can be located within other types of protected areas. Example: Ekilița ḑe Sîc̣i Tomas ḑin Artei (Saint Thomas Church in Artei)
Lavandula cenesis (Qennesan lavender) plantations in northeastern Qennes.
  • Protection classes for individual flora and fauna species:
    • National animal / National plant - Species of symbolic meaning which may or may not be under preservation, but has a national-wide symbolism representing the nation of Qennes. Example: Qennesan lavender (Lavandula cenesis)
    • Local or endemic species under the Threatened status - Species originating in Qennes or the Iviran Coast region, that are considered as threatened of extinction. Example: Green Snaketail Dragonfly (Ophiogomphus cecilia)
    • Worldwide species under the Threatened status - Worldwide species present in Qennes, that are considered as threatened of extinction. Example: Tonenian Emerald Dragonfly (Somatochlora borisi)
    • Species of cultural symbolism - Species of cultural symbolism of the Qennesan regions. Example: Ulethan Green Crab in the region of Klavopoli and Niscavo. (Carcinus maenas)

Politics

Administrative divisions

Provinces

The four provinces of Qennes are the first level of subdivision in the country, however they posses no power of their own. Their role is purely ceremonial, historical, statistical and administrative. They follow the historical borders of these regions.

Province Coat of Arms Capital Number of municipalities Land area Population Population density
km² mi² km² mi²
Erez
Erez
Erez 4

(Arta, Ederez, Erez, Poiu)

2241 865 625,046 278 722
Feredetî
Feredeti
Malvertta 4

(Este, Kastelnău, Malvertta, Sentares)

1233 476 1,299,793 1,054 2,730
Lipămontală
Lipamontala
Dadaș 3

(Dadaş, Montăndur, Reța)

3426 1322 387,521 113 293
Tîrdau
Tîrdau
Koșteiu 4

(Amnaş, Artei, Kănpitau, Koşteiu)

3093 1194 544,020 175 455

Municipalities

The municipalities of Qennes present the second level of administrative subdivisions, and the highest of local governance. As opposed to provinces, municipalities govern their designated area and can enact certain local laws. A municipality has a municipal president, representing the Peasantry and elected by the people; and a municipal noble, who presents a mostly ceremonial figure, and represents the municipality in the Nobility. A municipality is divided into communes and prefectures (groupings of communes under one city or town). Malvertta is the only exception, being a metropolitan city the whole municipality is categorized as one large settlement.

There are 15 municipalities, each province having 4 of them, with the exception of Lipămontală which has 3.

Municipality Coat of Arms Adm. centre Number of cities Land area Population Population density
km² mi² inhab./km² inhab./mi²
Amnaş
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Amnaş 2

(Amnaș, Fontanași)

505 195 60,127 119 308
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Montăndur 3

(Auran, Montăndur, Obreșt)

1121 432 103,430 92 239
Reḑionu Kapital ḑe Arta
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Arta 1

(Arta)

125 48 76,687 613 1,597
Dadaş - Kopiță
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Dadaş 3

(Dadaş, Lîulină, Toronei)

1297 500 178,504 137 357
Ederez
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Ederez 2

(Ederez, Teparkaş)

609 235 52,630 86 223
Erez
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Erez 3

(Absarai, Erez, Porterez)

293 113 285,061 972 2,522
Galină
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Artei 4

(Artei, Daroț, Galadeș, Ivaneș)

1135 438 139,820 123 319
Kaneș - Montă
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Reța 3

(Baneșt, Reța, Sîc̣u Petru)

1007 389 105,587 104 271
Kaneș al Kaț
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Poiu 4

(Ekrîn, Palaț, Poiu, Troaș Nău)

1070 413 210,668 196 510
Kol
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Este 4

(Este, Kolkastem, Masetna, Venneșe)

165 63 364,632 2,209 5,787
Koşteiu
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Koşteiu 4

(Amaraștii, Boksa, Koșteiu, Săntă Maria)

452 174 257,565 569 1,480
Laş
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Kastelnău 3

(Kastelnău, Omnikă, Beņeș)

355 137 120,872 340 882
Malvertta
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Malvertta 5

(Malvertta, Țoși, Țoțoș, Meteļin, Manată)

104 40 632,131 6,078 15,803
Prață
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Kănpitau 2

(Kănpitau, Ogașu Galbină)

1000 386 86,508 86 224
Res
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Sentares 3

(Klavopoli, Sentares, Setnes)

605 234 182,158 301 778

Economy

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Economy of Qennes
Mixed-market economy
CurrencyQennesan Lîu (QNL)
Monetary authorityNational Monetary Fund of Qennes (FNNK)
GDP (PPP)2022 estimate
• TotalIncrease $184.3 billion
• Per capitaIncrease $64.511
HDI (2022)Increase 0.914
very high
Principal exportsCosmetics, naval supplies, electricity equipment, medical supplies, agricultural products, chemical products...
Principal importsVehicles, gas & petroleum, electricity, packaged medicaments, ores, textile products, electronics...
Industries and sectors
Services
  
68.9%
Industry
  
21.7%
Agriculture
  
5%
Other
  
4.4%
Exports


Main export partners














Imports


Main import partners
Increase 130.08 billion USD (2022)

Flag of Plevia.svg Plevia
Malësoria flag - Timboh01.svg Malesoria
Flag of Antharia.svg Antharia
Flag of Demirhan Empire.png Demirhanlı Devleti
Lorantian Flag.png Lorantis
Unknown Flag.png Franqueterre
Unknown Flag.png CCA
Unknown Flag.png Iviron
Civil flag of Navenna.svg Navenna
Unknown Flag.png Majesia


Increase 119.24 billion USD (2022)

Flag of Plevia.svg Plevia
Unknown Flag.png Franqueterre
Flag of Antharia.svg Antharia
GobrassanyaFlag01.png Gobrassanya
Flag of Demirhan Empire.png Demirhanlı Devleti
Mazan Flag.png Mazan
Civil flag of Navenna.svg Navenna
Izaland flag.png Izaland
Unknown Flag.png CCA
Flag of the FSA.svg Federal States
Wealth inequality indexDecrease Positive.svg 40.4 (2022)
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Solar farms are prevalent across the whole country and are a significant source of energy.
Nuclear power plant in Fondă. Nuclear energy is the second largest contributor to the energy sector.

Qennes has a developed market economy and is one of the most economically developed countries in Uletha. According to the national economic data, the national GDP (PPP) is estimated at 178 billion USD, while the per capita rates stood at just below 65 thousand USD, representing one of the highest GDP per capita rates in the Iviran Coast region, the continent of Uletha and also the whole world. Qennes is also characterized with its high wealth inequality index standing at around the rate of 40.

Qennes' history marked a lumpy economic growth rate. It has been sealed primarily by trading and shipbuilding in Malvertta and most coastal towns, wine production in the south, while the interior was dominated by agriculture, pasture and most notably flower production with lavenders being the most iconic crop to be grown in Qennes, used as a symbol for the entire nation. Navenna played an important role in developing Malvertta by introducing more skilled merchants and shipbuilders, as well as developing the country's iconic canal systems in Malvertta as well.

The once prominent trading node and hub in Malvertta lost importance over time with power shifting elsewhere. Shipbuilding and the production of naval supplies increased in importance together with the worldwide industrial boom. Lavender was used in the newly created modern cosmetics industry for the royal families. Transitioning into the 19th and 20th centuries, Qennes got its first railway connection towards Niscavo and Valessa. A few years later, the whole country was connected with railways. Shipbuilding reached an all-time high in terms of production with the rise of the modern container ships.

Nowadays, Qennes has a very diverse economic layout with branches like tourism, business, banking and services dominating the economic outline map, alongside the historically present shipbuilding, cosmetics and agricultural sectors. Qennes is one of the world's most favorable summer tourist destinations, reaching 19.5 million tourists in 2021. The coastal area known as the Qennesan Riviera accounts for more than 70% of the tourist attractions, with numerous beaches and resorts along the coast and picteresque towns including Malvertta, Este, Masetna, Klavopoli featuring touristy old towns. Malvertta is also the national recreative and leisural centre known for its nightlife and a high number of entertainment options including numerous concerts, festivals, fairs, amongst others.

The finance and commerce sector is characterized by the favorable tax system as well as banking anonymity. Although not one of the major tax havens, Qennes is often categorized as one. Qennes has a large welfare system covering virtually all sectors of the economy and every people group within Qennes. Through its programmes and services it provides a large amount of aid for business starting, agricultural development, immigrants, tourism workers, small businesses and freelancers, amongst others.

Other sectors Qennes is prominent in include: technology, cosmetics, manufacturing, shipbuilding, naval manufacturing, agriculture, energy, medicine, etc. Qennes is home to a wide variety of globally present companies. The most prominent one is Lux SolarPower, specializing in solar power production and equipment with solar power plants throughout the globe. Kastor is another company which emerged on the global market, specializing in home improvement retail, home and DIY tools, home decorations, construction tools, etc. UletaFood is a large food and beverage processing company with a large presence on the Ulethan market, while ICQ is one of the leaders in the chemicals production market, with both companies having subsidiaries in countries like the CCA. Within the local market, some of the dominant companies include Modio, the largest supermarket chain in the country, Aria Foods, ExSpedition, Exomar, Nutrilon, Renat, Tip, BKP, Medela, AgroMart, etc.

Services & industry

Energy

Tourism

Qennesan Riviera

Transport & infrastructure

Education

Demographics

Population data of Qennes.

Urbanization

Qennes is a mediocrely urbanized country with 65% of its population living in urban areas. Qennes has 35 towns, 5 cities, 4 metropolitan suburbs, one metropolitan city and one capital city. Qennesan cities and towns vary from urban metropolises to little townships. A trend is noticeable in the south where cities are experiencing massive population increases mostly from immigration, whereas cities from the central and northern areas have a generally negative growth nature. The first locality to be granted the title of a town is Porterez in 762 AD (at the time named Erulgi), while the latest one is Setnes getting the title in 2021. The only town whos title was revoked is Medalona in 2015.

List of cities and towns in Qennes
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Flag City Province Municipality Population (city/town) Population (prefecture) Pop. growth
Malvertta.png Malvertta Feredetî Malvertta 257,681 (632,131) Increase 632,131 Increase +2.07%
Erez.png Erez Erez Erez 162,618 Decrease 190,748 Increase +0.72%
Este1.png Este Feredetî Kol 154,338 Increase 225,573 Increase +3.8%
Kosteiu.png Koșteiu Tîrdau Koșteiu 127,168 Increase 165,722 Increase +0.42%
Totos.png Țoțoș Feredetî Malvertta 109,118 Increase - +3.15%
Tosi.png Țoși Feredetî Malvertta 98,091 Increase - +4.51%
Dadas.png Dadaș Lipămontală Dadaş-Kopiță 91,164 Increase 121,543 Increase +0.43%
Metelin.png Meteļin Feredetî Malvertta 86,168 Increase - +3.89%
Manata.png Manată Feredetî Malvertta 81,073 Increase - +12.72%
Arta.png Arta Erez Arta 69,552 Increase 76,687 Increase +2.7%
Poiu.png Poiu Erez Kaneș al Kaț 52,168 Increase 86,186 Increase +0.55%
Artei1.png Artei Tîrdau Galină 47,691 Increase 64,169 Increase +0.48%
Sentares.png Sentares Feredetî Res 44,159 Increase 81,733 Increase +0.86%
Reta.png Reța Lipămontală Kaneș-Montă 42,119 Increase 62,558 Decrease -0.21%
Kastelnau.png Kastelnău Feredetî Laş 32,005 Increase 53,762 Increase +0.62%
Klavopoli.png Klavopoli Feredetî Res 27,151 Increase 63,183 Increase +0.9%
Kanpitau1.png Kănpitau Tîrdau Prață 26,967 Increase 59,730 Decrease -1.2%
Vennese.png Venneșe Feredetî Kol 25,093 Increase 59,555 Increase +8.17%
Montandur.png Montăndur Lipămontală Ăndur 22,889 Increase 46,082 Increase +0.3%
Toronei.png Toronei Lipămontală Dadaş-Kopiță 19,532 Increase 29,305 Decrease -0.61%
Kolkastem.png Kolkastem Feredetî Kol 17,191 Increase 39,306 Increase +0.97%
Amarastii.png Amaraştii Tîrdau Koșteiu 17,069 Increase 32,752 Increase +0.2%
Porterez.png Porterez Erez Erez 15,984 Decrease 44,174 Increase +1.12%
Ekrin.png Ekrîn Erez Kaneș al Kaț 15,661 Increase 43,326 Increase +0.62%
Ederez.png Ederez Erez Ederez 15,294 Increase 28,580 Increase +0.19%
Masetna.png Masetna Feredetî Kol 14,864 Increase 40,198 Increase +1.13%
Santa Maria.png Sănta Maria Tîrdau Koșteiu 14,583 Increase 34,772 Increase +0.56%
Amnas.png Amnaș Tîrdau Amnaş 13,198 Increase 32,618 Increase +0.32%
Ivanes.png Ivaneş Tîrdau Galină 13,002 Increase 32,618 Decrease -1.71%
Absarai.png Absarai Erez Erez 12,648 Increase 50,139 Increase +2.1%
Boksa.png Boksa Tîrdau Koșteiu 12,222 Increase 24,319 Increase +0.04%
Darot.png Daroţ Tîrdau Galină 11,968 Decrease 25,708 Decrease -2.17%
Obrest.png Obreșt Lipămontală Ăndur 11,556 Decrease 27,229 Decrease -0.79%
Palat.png Palaț Erez Kaneș al Kaț 11,495 Increase 41,591 Increase +0.71%
Teparkas.png Teparkaș Erez Ederez 11,092 Increase 24,050 Decrease -1.81%
Auran.png Auran Lipămontală Ăndur 10,246 Decrease 30,119 Decrease -1.87%
Omnika.png Omnikă Feredetî Laş 9,618 Increase 36,619 Increase +3.55%
Galades.png Galadeș Tîrdau Galină 9,215 Decrease 22,477 Decrease -3.98%
Troas Nau.png Troaș Nău Erez Kaneș al Kaț 9,000 Increase 39,565 Increase +0.21%
Fontanasi.png Fontanași Tîrdau Amnaş 8,671 Increase 27,509 Steady ±0
Benes.png Beņeș Feredetî Laş 7,891 Increase 30,491 Increase +0.65%
Banest.png Baneșt Lipămontală Kaneș-Montă 7,664 Decrease 19,011 Decrease -7.71%
Sicu Petru.png Sîc̣u Petru Lipămontală Kaneș-Montă 7,512 Decrease 24,018 Decrease -2.81%
Liulina.png Lîulină Lipămontală Dadaş-Kopiță 7,291 Increase 27,656 Decrease -0.57%
Ogasu Galbina.png Ogașu Galbină Tîrdau Prață 6,816 Decrease 26,778 Decrease -5.71%
Setnes.png Setnes Feredetî Res 5,198 Increase 37,242 Increase +1.81%
Key:  National capital   Metropolitan city[3]   Metropolitan suburb town[4] 

Ethnic & national composition

A map showing the ethnic composition of Qennes. Data from 2020.

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Religion

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See also

References

  1. https://wiki.opengeofiction.net/wiki/index.php/Talk:OGF:Plate_tectonics
  2. So far, there are 11 mapped protected areas in Qennes
  3. By Qennesan law, a metropolitan city is any city which has a national and regional influence over various aspects, and is large enough to include surrounding towns as part of itself. A metropolitan city is divided upon suburbs.
  4. Act as independent cities within a metropolitan city area.