Boscainifornio

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Boscainifornio (abbreviated as BC) is a state in the Federal States of Archanta. It is located on the eastern coast of the nation. As of the 2010 census, it is home to ?? people.

Federal State of Boscainifornio (Etat fédéral de Boscainifornio)
Boscainifornio
Flag
Flag
Motto:
"Vivat Libertatis! (Long live liberty!)"
Anthem:
“La Chant de l’Océan”
Constituent state ofFlag of the FSA.svg Federal States
CapitalYorksey
Official languagesIngerish, Franquese (Ceremonially)
DemonymBoscainifornian
GovernmentParliamentary Republic
 • GovernorDaniel Hamprey
 • Vice GovernorFrederick Washingmore
LegislatureState Assembly of Boscainifornio
 • Upper housePopular Senate
 • Lower houseHouse of Counties
Area
 • Total20439.37 km2
7891.68 sq mi

Etymology

Boscainifornio gets its name from the Fricuiqous native tribe and their word “Buscineikormuo” meaning “By the sea” in Ingerish. This word was morphed into Boscainifornio by Ingerish colonists, before it became the official name of the mainland colony in 1701. The name didn't apply to the Catlino Island territory until 1704. After it became part of the Federal States of Archanta in ??, it added the prefix “Federal State of” to its official title, becoming the “Federal State of Boscainifornio,” which is what it has been called ever since. Citizens of the Federal States commonly just refer to it as “Boscainifornio”.

Geography

Boscainifornio is located on the coast of the Ardentic Ocean, and is bordered by Larimont to the north, Arlington to the northeast, Caroline to the west and Natrinia to the south. The state is mostly composed of a coastal plain, however a small sliver of land in the western portion of the state is composed of hills, running through ?? and ?? Counties. Near the shoreline, there are also many sandy beaches. The Catlino Islands are mainly just coastal plains

Climate

Counties/Independent Cities

The state of Boscainifornio is divided into 33 counties and two county-equivalents, the Independent Cities of Yorksey and Bonnaventure.

List of Counties/Independent Cities

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Name Flag Seat km² (including water) sqm (including water) Population* Population Density (sqm) Established
Catlino County Flag CountyofCatlino.png Burgundyville 2892.44 km² 1116.78 sq mi 40,695 72.87 1689
Eden County Flag CountyofEden.png Edensburgh 714.37 km² 275.82 sq mi 1700
King Geoffery County TBD 463.38 km² 178.91 sq mi 1720
Washingmore County Washingmore 1703
Norwalk County Norwalk 1664.39 km² 642.62 sq mi 1708
Independent City of Yorksey Yorksey 93.61 km² 36.14 sq mi 1,104,986 1845 (Gained Independence)
Independent City of Bonnaventure Bonnaventure 54.28 km² 20.96 sq mi 1938 (Gained Independence)
Sandston County TBD
Turner County TBD 532.66 km² 205.66 sq mi 1881
Penn County TBD 534.22 km² 206.27 sq mi
Killiwana County TBD 232.33 km² 89.70 sq mi
Dennis County TBD 154.81 km² 59.77 sq mi
*NOTE* Population is based off of the 2010 Census

History

Pre-colonization (c. 8,000 BCE- ?? AD)

The first recorded people in this territory was a native tribe called the Fricuiqous, who arrived around 10,000 years ago and called the territory “Buscineikormuo,” meaning “By the sea” in their native language. After a series of small native wars, including Chief Tahoe’s War, the Fricuiqous took control of the entire territory of modern Boscainifornio, as well as some territory in bordering states. They ruled the territory until an Ingerish ship, “The Springrose” arrived on Catlino Island in 1689, where the settlers aboard founded a town named Burgundyville, starting a period of Ingerish colonization.

Ingerish Colonization (?? AD- ?? AD)

After the first colonists landed the Springrose on Catlino Island in 1689, they founded the town of Burgundyville. In 1692, a group of catholic colonists arrived. After several issues with the protestant-majority colonists, the catholics, led by Alexander Eden, were banished from the Catlino Colony to the mainland. They, landed in what is now Eden County in 1700, and founded a new colony based on religious freedom. They believed so much in this freedom, they even accepted the natives religion. They began to ally theirselves with the Fricuiqous, and in 1701 adopted the native name to the territory, with some Ingerish tweaks, founding the Boscainifornio Colony.

However, in 1702, the Catlino Colony was failing. Neglect from Ingerland as well as conflict with the natives had pushed the colonists to their limits. In 1700, the Catlino Colony had a population of 2,400 people. By 1703, the population was down to 930. 800 colonists had moved to the mainland since 1702 alone! The colonists from Catlino landed in modern day Washingmore County, and founded at small town named Oceansburough. In 1704, the Catlino Colony officially became part of the Boscainifornio Colony.

Post-colonization (?? AD- Present Day)

Demographics

Economy

Government

Infrastructure

Roadways

Roads are divided into three categories in Boscainifornio.

Federal Motorways

Federal Motorways are high-capacity superhighways that are paid for and signed by the federal government, but maintained by the State of Boscainifornio. Instead of intersections, these highways are accessed by exit and entrance ramps.

Route Number Type Beginning End Length (mi) Length (km) Counties Served Notes
FS-11 Primary Natrinia State Line, Arlington State Line, Brianstown, BC

State Highways

See Boscainifornio State Route System

County Highways

Under Boscainifornio Code 93:2:C, any road within the boundaries of a certain county that is numbered and maintained by said county is classified a “county highway”

Railways

BosRail

Subway/Light Rail Systems

Their is a light rail system in Yorksey, called the Capital Light Rail, and a subway system in the Bonnaventure-Oswego (Arlington) metropolitan area, called the Bonnaventure-Oswego Area Transit, or BOAT for short.

Airports