|6, -54.137, 51.449|
|Kingdom of Glauvaard|
Glauvaard the Great
|Official languages||*Glauvegian *Trongarda|
|• Monarch||King Bartholomew XII|
|• Prime Minister||Rexwood Reavis|
|Legislature||Assembly of Representatives (Vaarting)|
|• Total||75,843.2 km2|
29283.22 sq mi
|• Estimate (2020)||6,589,000|
|• Census (2018)||6,459,859|
Glauvaard (pronounced Glaʊaɑ:rd), officially the Kingdom of Glauvaard is a country located on the Southwestern coast of Antarephia. It is bordered by Providentia to the north, The Free Scientific States to the east, Iblania to the south, and the Hesperic Ocean to the west. It covers an area of 75,843.2 km² (29283.22 sq mi) and has a population of more than 6.1 million. The capital and largest city is Dauroe; other major cities are Vorvo, Stavisbock, Canston, and Rock River. The approximately 50%of the population lives in the Dauroe metropolitan area. The maritime influence dominates Glauvaard's climate with temperate temperatures on the coasts, whereas the interior has colder subarctic temperatures as typically found at such southern latitudes.
The sovereign state is a federal constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system. King Bartholomew XII serves as head of state, and Prime Minister Rexwood Reavis serves as head of government.
- 1 Etymology
- 2 History
- 3 Geography
- 4 Politics
- 5 Economy
- 6 Infrastructure
- 7 Demographics
- 8 Culture
The name Glauvaard dates back to the ancient Bemlord culture. It is formed from the Glauvegian terms for white (glauca) and land (vaard), which is refers to the snow capped eastern and southern mountain ranges.
Bemlord Prior to the Bemlord Empire, Glauvaard consisted of feuding city-states. Bemlor (present-day Dauroe) was the capital city. From Bemlor, Emperor Yamma conquered all of what is known as Glauvaard today as well as __________.
Great Glauvaard War Following the assassination of Emperer Yamma VII, the northern tribes (Graxons, Requokas, Proncas, and Chippiwatomic) and eastern tribes (Hannistones, Sturmi, and Ungahla) rebelled from Bemlord rule.
Krisdaus Island - Kalm colony/trading post
1790-1793 - Civil War (East vs. West)
1911 - Krisdaus Island annexed into Glauvaard - when modern borders came into existence
Prior to that Krisdaus Island was an independent country and former colony of either Ingerland or Kalm
Island Troubles - 1911-1987 Krisdaus Freedom Front vs. United Island Guard & Glauvaard Armed Forces (1960s - 1987) - Treaty of _____
Glauvaard itself was never colonized - written history goes back to 1668 - when Kingdom of Glauvaard came into existence. Up until 1839 it was absolute monarchy.
1839 Uprising - Ruling monarch executed (King Waston XI). Constituional monarchy was established with heir to throne (King Bartholomew I)
Parliament was established - 1839 name TBA
Post-uprising - modernization - government quarter was built - north Loyfes demolished
Script Palace - built in 1500s? most palaces were built in 1500s (Vorvo, Port Arverdeen, Hunting Lodge Palace between Dauroe and Canston, Stavisbock but destroyed to build refinery.
Castles - Dauroe Castle, castle near Vorvo, numerous castles in country around Dauroe and Canston, Glauvaard Civil War (1898-1905) Due to a perceived lack of representation in the National Assembly, the interior provinces of Chippawatomic, Trongarden, Grimmale, Dallenne, and Adoslol seceded from the Kingdom of Glauvaard. By November 1898, the Union of East Glauvaard had created a government in its capital of Canston.
As the Civil War continued between East and West Glauvaard, Krisdaus Island separatists staged a military coup d'tat in Koensport and declaring Krisdaus Island as an independent nation.
Following the Second Battle of Canston, East Glauvaard capitulated to West Glauvaard in February 1903. Krisdaus Island forces would not surrender until March 1905.
Krisdaus Island War (1982) Separation from the mainland desires continued in Krisdaus Island. The Island Revolutionary Bridage (IRB) continued to carry out attacks predominately on the island, however some attacks occurred on the mainland. Following the bombing of the North Junsley Capitol Building in Vorvo, Glauvaard enacted martial rule on the island. IRB forces with assistance from ______ declared war on Glauvaard and stepped up attacks on military and government locations on the island. As a result, the 1982 Krisdaus War began. The war lasted for six months from June 1982 to November 1982. Following the bombing of Koensport South High School, the public of Krisdaus Island turned on IRB, which allowed Glauvegian forces to recapture the island. Following the surrender of IRB, IRB was outlawed in Glauvaard. Military rule of the island lasted until 1990, when the first democratic elections for state government were held.
The territory of Glauvaard is located between the __th and __th parallel south and between the meridians __ and __. Due to its southern location, the country is relatively cold. However, the warm ocean currents and topography of Glauvaard's mountains result in the coast and central areas to be more temperate. Geographical extremes The southernmost point of Glauvaard is Toleka Point. However, Toleka Point can only be accessed by ferry or by land through Iblania. The southernmost point of contiguous Glauvaard is the southern tip of the Bismal Peninsula.
The Islands : The Hesperic Coast of Glauvaard is no different than the rest of the Antarephian West Coast with numerous islands and fjords. The largest islands are Krisdaus Island, Wanatope Island, andd Jonxsoon Island. Krisdaus Island is one of the largest islands on the west coast of Antarephia.
Ranges of mountains : Glauvaard has three distinct mountain ranges in its territory. The Menar Mountains constitute the eastern border of the country. The nations tallest peak, Mount Menard, is located in the range. Due to the interior location on the continent and the high elevations, large glaciers can be found in the Menars.
The Misma Mountains are a subrange of the Menar Mountains. The Misma Mountains separate the Central Plains and Northern Plains.
The Gurann Mountains are located in the southern portion of the nation. The Rubilanian Highlands are located in this range.
Lakes and rivers:
Roughly 50% of the country is located in the Roshuba River watershed. The Roshuba River is both the largest river by volume and longest river in Glauvaard. At certain points, it consitutes the borders of The Free Scientific States and Iblania. Major tributaries of the Roshuba River are the Timda River, Ganolisk River, Cannover River, Grisham River, and Kenkina River.
Other major rivers are the Dorpho River, Osse River, Vorvillian River, and Andubor River.
The climate of Glauvaard is temperate due to the warm ocean currents and tall interior mountain ranges. In the mountain ranges, especially the Menar Mountains, the climate is much colder and typical of the expected climate at this latitude.
The country is divided in 10 Provinces :
King and Queen National Council National Court
Law and judicial system
National Court Provincial Court Locality Court
Glauvegian Armed Forces Glauvegian Royal Army Glauvegian Royal Navy Glauvegian Royal Air Force
Natural Resources: Very important (petroleum, lumber, hydroelectricity) Agriculture and Fisheries: Sheep, Fishing, Wheat, Potatoes Manufacturing:
- Airport ( provincial airport)
- Railroad network (lines)
- Buses lines
- Ferries routes
Glauvaard's chief road system is the Glauvaard Expressway System. Routes are numbered clockwise with Dauroe at the center. Presently, there are five roads in the system. All located within 60 miles of the coast.
Southern Terminus: Brisslyn | Northern Terminus: Providentia Border
Western Terminus: Rock River | Eastern Terminus: Canston
Southern Terminus: Dauroe | Northern Terminus: Canston
Western Terminus: Grover | Eastern Terminus: Saunnebago
- G-5 Terminus
Southern Terminus: Iblania Border | Northern Terminus: Dauroe