East Cape Province

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The East Cape is a State of Commonia. Located in the South-West of Commonia it is one of the states that is a bit better off. Due to the special situation of the country no dejure seat of governance exists, although Sandstadt is the most populous place and hosts the seat of power.

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East Cape
Motto:
"Vini Vidi Visa"
Capital
and largest city
Sandstadt
Official languagesGaerman, Ingerish
GovernmentSemi-Autonomous Republic
 • Peter Grimmkopf
 • Prime Minister
Population
 • Census (2015)>1,745,987
GDP (PPP)
 • Per capita11,742
HDI (2004)0.67
medium
CurrencyUSD (USD)
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.co

History

The earliest traces of human inhabitation are dated from about 400AD and were found by ingerish explorer Lara Jones in 1939. It is unknown when the first settlements were built due to lack of confirmed historical sources but it is assumed that the first villages spread out in about 800AD. Modern settlements were started with the arrival of foreign colonists in the early 1800s. The Capital Sandstadt was founded by mergan settlers in 1922 and used to be called Joachinshafen, a name that was changed after the Great War. The Great war caused wide spread destruction and its effects can still be seen today, with huge amounts of mines still undiscovered and buildings in ruins.

Governance

Law Enforcement

The primary Law enforcement is done by the East Cape Rangers. They have been established in 1986 after several drug cartels tried to gain power and civil unrest was more prominent. Although having been largely sucessfull in erasing severe crimes, robberies and carjacking still happens.

Nature

Economy

Infrastructure

The East Cape is crossed by 3 Highways, the Cape Highway, the Christopher Gutberg Highway and the Will I Ambush Highway. The speed limit on all asphalt and concrete roads is 80km/h and 40km/h in towns. The majority of roads is gravel.

Electricity is provided by 3 coal plants. Every household experiences an average of 41 hours blackout per year, mostly due to damaged power lines.

Tap water in the region just meets International Sanity standards and should be cooked before usage. About 89% of all households have access to water and sanitation. Parts of the Water infrastructure build after 1992 was build with International Funds and Assembly of Nations aid.