|7, -23.00, 118.40|
Federação do Nordeste (Florescentian)
Federación Nordestán (Castellanese)
and largest city
|Official languages||None (de jure)|
|• Regional languages||Castellanese,|
|Demonym||Norde or Nordo|
|Government||Federal Presidential Republic|
|• Total||220,537.522 km2|
|• Census (2010)||15,231,888|
|Drives on the||right|
Nordestan (official name: Nordestan Federation) is a country located on the central part of Gwynian subcontinent, part of the continent of Archanta. It is one of the largest country in Gwynian by land area. About 15 million people live in Nordestan according to the 2010 census. The capital city of Nordestan is Charlestown. Nordestan shares borders with Ardisphere, Dandria, AR017b, AR021, Saneusitania, AR035, AR059a and AR059c. It also has borders over water with Aorangëa by the Gwinian Sea.
About 15 million people live in Nordestan, and up to 80% of them live on the northeastern parts of the country where the climate is not so dry. Its government is now based on a democratic form of rule. The president is chosen in direct elections.
The name of the country is from the Nordos people.
The dry lands of Nordestan were lived in since early times by pantanus tribes. About the 14th century AD, nordestanis came to the area from central Archanta.
For much of its history the area was simply called Sirenoa Ardispheric and was a least inhabbited region, except its northeastern borders. The last few 2 centuries several foreign peoples involved themselves with the area, in search for areas for pasture and minerals. After the Ardispherian Civil War between 1855-1858 the land that named Sirenoa Ardispheric separated from Ardisphere and from Saneusitania to form a new country called Nordestan.
Nordestan is divided into seven regional federal subjects (administrative territorial divisions of 1st level):
|Flag||2-letter codes||Subject||Capital||Area (Km²)||Population||Dens. (p/Km²)|
|CS||Casine y Salón||Nuevo Castillo||32,467.281||838,000||25,8|
|GO||Great West||Mimosa Hostilis||46,415.815||447,900||9,6|
|MO||Middle West||Villa Chica||19,137.616||416,057||21,7|
Nordestan has no official languages at federal level and a multitude of languages are used.
The two most populous subdivisions have Florescentian as the most used language, while the other provinces speak mainly Castellanese.
|Language||Native speakers||Second-language||Total speakers|
There are two time zones in Nordestan, UTC+07:00 (West hour) and UTC+08:00 (East hour). Some parts of the country observes daylight saving time. These areas are the Southeast and Central-eastern parts of five regions.
|UTC+07 (All year)||Grande Oeste, Meio Oeste, Sirenoa and western parts of Nova Luslândia, Arco Nordeste and Sirenoa Litoral west of the Sirenoa River.|
| UTC+07 (Winter)/
|Sirenoa Litoral west of the Sirenoa River, most of Sirenoa (except its northwestern border), central parts of Nova Luslândia and western parts of Arco Nordeste.|
| UTC+08 (Winter)/
|Sirenoa Litoral east of Sirenoa River, Casine y Salón and eastern parts of Nova Luslândia and Arco Nordeste|
There are three predominant climatic zones in Nordestan, based on temperature and humidity:
- hot semihumid summer (far north and east)
- hot dry summer, mild winter (central west)
- hot dry summer, cold winter (southern west)
The highest maximum temperature observed in the country is 49 ºC at Sirenoa Desert, Great West region, and the lowest minimum temperature ever recorded is -13 ºC at Monte Dykhtau.
|Territory||January Max. Temp||January Min. Temp||July Max. Temp||July Min. Temp||Annual Rainfall|
|Casine y Salón||34||21||22||10||372|
The culture of Nordestan is a Western culture, but presents a very diverse nature showing that an ethnic and cultural mixing occurred in the colonial period.
Nordestan, is one of the "least religious" countries in the world, with about 20% of the population declaring religion an important part of their daily life.
Music festivals have a long history in Nordestan. The major outdoor music festival is the Spring Festival (Festival da Primavera), held every year in 9 cities over the country, between September and November.
Rugby union and football are the national sports in Nordestan and the national teams of both sports, are consistently competitives against teams worldwide.
At club level, there is the National Championship (Campeonato Nacional) for football teams, the National Provincial Cup (Copa Nacional) for provincial teams of football and the Nordestan Rugby Cup (Campeonato Nacional de Râguebi).
The National Games (Florescentian: Jogos Nacionais) is a high-level multi-sport event with a National Artists Program held every two years in the country, alternating between the National Winter Games and the National Summer Games. Athletes are strictly amateur only, and represent their territory.