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)|
"Vivat Libertatis! (Long live liberty!)"
“La Chant de l’Océan”
|Constituent state of||Federal States|
|Official languages||Ingerish, Franquese (Ceremonially)|
|• Governor||Daniel Hamprey|
|• Vice Governor||Frederick Washingmore|
|Legislature||State Assembly of Boscainifornio|
|• Upper house||Popular Senate|
|• Lower house||House of Counties|
|• Total||20439.37 km2|
7891.68 sq mi
- 1 Etymology
- 2 Geography
- 3 Climate
- 4 Counties/Independent Cities
- 5 History
- 6 Demographics
- 7 Economy
- 8 Government
- 9 Infrastructure
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”.
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
List of Counties/Independent Cities
|Code||Name||Flag||Seat||km²||sqm||Population*||Population Density (sqm)||Established|
|05||Catlino County||Burgundyville||179.61 km²||69.35 sq mi||40,695||586.81||1689|
|10||Eden County||Edensburgh||519.10 km²||200.43 sq mi||1700|
|24||King Geoffery County||463.38 km²||178.91 sq mi||1720|
|27||Norwalk County||Norwalk||1152.49 km²||444.98 sq mi||1708|
|21||Independent City of Yorksey||Yorksey||93.61 km²||36.14 sq mi||1,104,986||1845 (Gained Independence)|
|20||Independent City of Bonnaventure||Bonnaventure||56.71 km²||21.90 sq mi||1938 (Gained Independence)|
|33||Turner County||532.66 km²||205.66 sq mi||1881|
|28||Penn County||534.22 km²||206.27 sq mi|
|23||Killiwana County||232.33 km²||89.70 sq mi|
|09||Dennis County||154.81 km²||59.77 sq mi|
|37||Winburgh County||Winn||773.13 km²||298.51 sq mi|
|01||All Saints County|
*NOTE* Population is based off of the 2010 Census
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)
Roads are divided into three categories in Boscainifornio.
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 in Fredericksburg||Arlington State Line near Little Scandmark, AR|
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”
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.