Artenia

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Democracy of Artenia
Flag
Flag
Motto:
"Autem libertas"
Freedom and Individualism
Anthem:
All Will Prosper
CapitalDeplorine
Largest cityResona
Official languagesIngerish, Native Artenian, Yurish
Nationalities82.5% Artenian; Other 17.5% (incl. Yurisian, Archantan, Xsegunisian, Deodecan, and Ataraxian)
DemonymArtenian
GovernmentDemocracy
 • PresidentCharles Gorby
 • Vice PresidentJordana Kamenitz
 • SenatorKen Domo
 • Vice SenatorAfir Catana
LegislatureState Assembly
 • Upper houseSenate of Artenia
 • Lower houseHouse of Counties
Area
 • TotalTBD km2
TBD sq mi
 • Water (%)TBD
Population
 • Census (2019)8,120,594
 • Density279.31/km2
GDP (nominal)
 • Total$912.387 billion
HDI (2018)Increase 0.926
very high
CurrencyArtenian Dollar (ARD)
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.aa

Artenia (map), officially Democracy of Artenia, is a country located in the interior Naobanian Sea of Archanta. It is bordered by the Naobanian Sea to the north and west, Deodeca to the northeast, Kanitario to the southeast, and Yuris to the south. Artenia's economy is heavily dependent on its technological, transportational, and international assets, mostly found in Deplorine and Ginsburgh, with the rest of the country reliant on agriculture, resource extraction, tourism, and commerce. The nation's capital is located in the west coast of the north peninsula in the city of Deplorine.

History

The Artenian capital building in Deplorine is an iconic example of Venerian architecture, a regional style of modern art that developed in northern Artenia in the early 20th century.

Ancient Naobania

The first area of modern-day Artenia for which there are records of permanent human settlement is the coast along the Gulf of Artenia, which was home to the original Native Artenians. It is believed that Artenian civilization developed as interconnected small groups that had made their way west from the Wendyll Desert and began trading with the more tribal Yurisians around 600 BCE. Early Artenian city-states formed a loose confederation that was part of the larger Yurisian region of influence, and by the 4th century BCE, Artenian states were completely connected by early trade routes through the surrounding waters and major roads.

Foreign Expeditions

Today's Artenian state can trace its roots back to 1756 CE, when an Ingerish man named Jekryll H. Sayne began to explore the teachings and homes of native leaders in the region. Sayne and his group (called wazers, the followers of the unknown) were brought to the bottom of a mountain valley now known as the Southern Range. Isolated from the rest of the world, Sayne and his fellows taught the natives of modern ways and religions. Surprisingly, the Artenians had a trade route and gatherings with nearby Kanitario, which taught of modern practices. Sayne slowly trekked back to the Naobanian Sea and back to Winburgh, telling of vast agricultural and resource-rich lands in present-day Artenia, opening the forgotten empire into international relations.

The natives began trading with the Kanitario along the River Rhodes around the turn of the 20th century CE. By then, Artenia had become a Christic society and was quickly losing ground to old native rituals closing in from the Yurisian west. In less than a century, native practitioners had been wiped off the map, and the foreigners migrated down from the surrounding gulfs, founding the city of Deplorine in 1927 alongside the Artenian community, once large, now decimated.

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