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|7, -42.908, 131.55|
""Sous l'étoile éternelle""
(Under the eternal star)
| • National languages||Dutch equivalent, Galego, Native Astrasian, Yurish,|
|Ethnic Groups||Balthuks, Amiscoux, Rodes, Hachalaggans|
| • ||Roland De Léon|
| • Total||174 706.20 km2|
67 454.44 sq mi
| • Census||14 445 691|
| • Density||83/km2|
|Currency||Ambré (Æ) ((AMB))|
Ambrosia, Ambroisie (in franquese), Ambrozijn (dutch equivalent), Ambrosía (galego and yurish) is country located on the Southwestern coast of Astrasia.
It is bordered to the South by the Asperic Ocean, by Yuris and Ôrlé to the North, by Galiza (Galesia) and Hathana to the East and by Alentinia and Illiria to the West.
Its capital is Port Ambroise but Meridian (Méridrien / Meridiaan) is the largest city.
The country covers a land area of 174 706.20 km² (67 454.44 sq mi) and has a population of about 14 millions people (Ambrosians).
Ambrosia bears the mythologic name given to the food of the gods wich was supposed to confer immortality.
Ambrosia is also the name of a plant widely present in the south of the country and was certainly the reason why this last one has been named this way.
The territory of Ambroisie is located between the 40th and 45th parallel south and between the meridians 128 and 135. Covering an area of 174 706.20 km², it has a rich geographical diversity and can be divided into two large distinct regions separated by the drainage divide: Basse Ambroisie, territory on which the main rivers flow towards the South and Upper Ambrosia where these flow towards the northeast (Ôrlé). The borders of the country are mainly materialized by the natural relief. The Great Shield to the north and of the Cavaliers chains to the west separates it from Yuris and Ôrlé, respectively. The course of the Galesia marks the border with Galesia to the east, and the Leon with Alentinia .
The geographical extremes:
The Pointe du Méridion is the southernmost point of the country is at the end of the Orange Peninsula. Mount Preatorium (Mont Prétoire / Monte Pretório) is both the northernmost point and the highest (4400m) of the country. The Condor Massif (Upper Crown Enclave) materializes the most eastern point of the country and Mont Saint Just (Sint Juust) the most western one.
The country is bordered on the south by the Asperic Ocean which penetrates deeply into the lands between the Admiral Cape (Cap de l'Amiral / AdmiraalKaap) and the Orange Peninsula by forming two long bays (Meridian Bay and Bay of Isles) separated by the Lanterns Cape (Cap des Lanternes / LantaarnsKaap).
The Islands :
Isle of Ambroyse
The Nectarydes Archipelago
Ranges of mountains :
The Great Shield (le Grand Bouclier / o Grande Escudo) : Its highest peak Mount Preatorium (Mont Prétoire / Monte Pretório) culminates at 4400m and marks the border between Ambrosia, Yuris and Ôrlé.
The Cavaliers (De Ruiters)
The Massif des Flamboyants
The Massif des Fumerolles (Fumarolen Massief)
The Rodesian Mountains
The Massif des Stellaires
Lakes and rivers:
The Galesia River (la Galésie / a Galiza) is the longest one.
The Indigo River (l'Indigo / o Indigo)
The Leon River (le Léon / de Leeuw)
The Reine River (la Reine / a Riña)
The Roi (or Roy) River (le Roi / o Rei)
The Rodesian Lake (le Lac Rodésien)
Ambrosia is located in a temperate zone, partly under oceanic and continental influence as we approach the mountain ranges. Lower Ambrosia is mainly a region with an oceanic climate with prevailing winds from the south-west giving frequent rainfall and mild temperatures with few annual amplitudes, whereas Upper Ambrosia has a more continental climate and benefits, in plain, from summer temperatures warmer, but its higher relief and higher average altitude accentuate the temperature range between winter and summer.
Many lake areas give rise to multiple microclimates. The volcanic territory of the Massif des Fumerolles (Fumarolen Massief) records numerous climatic anomalies due to its volcanic and geothermal activity.
The South under oceanic influence:
The oceanic air masses enter the South West and go up the Galésia and the Leon valleys before colliding with the first high reliefs. The ocean fronts are less strong and less frequent in the plains of Upper Ambrosia on the other side of the Massif des Stellaires.
The central plateau with continental climate:
From the threshold of Argentois, the climate of the Regisian and Reginean sedimentary basins gets drier and warmer. Warmer winds from the North of Ôrlé raise temperatures during the summer. In fact, even if the average altitude is higher in the north than in the south, the summers stay warmer there.
The climate of the mountains:
The climate of the Grand Shield chain is certainly the most rigorous in the country, followed by the High Cavaliers and Stellar Mountains. The presence of glaciers or eternal snow on the peaks impacts neighboring areas.
The March is the province that records the hottest temperatures during the summer with an average of more than 35 ° C. Upper Galesia records the coldest temperatures during the winter down to -15 ° C.
The precipitations :
They are more abundant in the south of the country. They are mainly concentrated in Ambrosine in southern Transgalesia and in Leonia.
The country is divided in 12 Provinces :
Provinces of the Kingdom of Ambrosia
|| ville principale
|| Superficie (km2)
|| Port Ambroise
|| Ôrelean March
|| Upper Galesia
|| Kerohan (Upper Roy)
|| 174 706.20
Ambrosia is demarcated by six national borders :
- with Ôrlé 892km (its longest boundary)
- with Yuris 860km (including the Enclave of Upper Crown) running through the Grand Shield Mountains
- with Galiza 615km mainly demarcated by the course of the Galesia River
- with Illiria 360km
- with Alentinia 284km along the Leon River
- with Hathana 70km (it's smallest boundary) partially demarcated by the Galesia River
Law and judicial system
The currency used in Ambrosia is the Ambré (Æ).
The Ambré is produced by the Ambrosian Royal Mint located in Méridien and circulates in all the Ambrosian Provinces.
The Ambrosian currency comprises coins of 1 Ambré and 10, 20, 50 cent denominations and notes of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 denominations.
The Ambré has been designed and printed by the Reserve Bank Of Ambrosia, the Royal Coat of Arms appears on every coins and notes.
Ambrosia is famous for widely produce organic food and strongly preserve traditionnal agricultural systems, trying to get self-sufficient and less depending on foreigner products.
The soft climate of the central plains allows a diverse variety of fruits and vegetables.
Wind turbines scattered on the coast (off-shore as well) and hill ridges contribute nearly 20% of the country's energy supply. In the islands of the Bay of Isles they provide electricity to towns and isolated villages.
The largest dam is located on Rodezean Lake, which is an important source of energy and a huge reserve of fresh water. The tidal power plant of Baie des Isles near Port Ambroise supplies the capital with energy needs. Many water mills supply electricity to residents of the country's rivers to a lesser extent.
Mainly located in the Massif des Fumerolles geothermal power plants provides electricity to much of Leonia and Ambrosine. They also supply hot water (heating) to nearby localities.
The biggest river dam reservoir is the Rodesian Lake wich is an important source of energy and water supply.
- Airport ( provincial airport)
- Railroad network (lines)
- Buses lines
- Ferries routes
The Natives groups :
- The Balthuks
- The Amiscoux
- The Rodes
- The Hachalaggans
- The Ascubecs
Franquese is the official language used everywhere throughout the Kingdom but three other languages are also spoken.
- Dutch equivalent is widely spoken in Leonia (Leeuwnië)
- Galego is spoken along the Galesia River (la Galésie / a Galiza).
- Yurish is spoken in some valleys in the North and mainly in the enclave of Upper Crown (Alta Coroa).
- Native Astrasian languages and dialects are still really used throughout the country.
As a multicultural country, the federal government encourages each province to maintain the practice of regional languages and dialects to protect its cultural heritage. With the exception of some parochial rivalries, multiculturalism is generally well accepted by Ambrosians who perceive it rather as a wealth and no matter where they live.
The national Flag
"The starred belt", Ambrosia national flag
The flag is named the "starred belt" (la ceinture étoilée).
It features four colours (blue, white, red and yellow) and the Eternal Star constellation (on the right upper corner).
It symbolizes by two golden triangles the union of the two main regions that now compose the country : The Lower Ambrosia (Ambrosine, Leonia and Transgalesia) and the Upper Ambrosia (Meekoa, Heraldia, Daragon, Ondarran and Rodezee) each former province represented by a star on the red belt.
The Provincial Flags