|7, 20.566, 141.614|
"Coshatiu Afer Vèzhing"
“Purpose in Every Man”
and largest city
|• National languages||Grinzian|
|• Regional languages||Baiyu, (RW Tamil), (RW Malayam)|
|Government||Federal parliamentary democracy|
|• President and commander-in-chief||Ès-Lokan Sechor|
|• Prime Minister||Yimez Hrohua|
|• Upper house||Senate House|
|• Lower house||Common House|
|• Total||164,300 km2|
|• Census (2019)||48,197,405|
|HDI (2019)|| 0.833|
|Currency||Grinzian pound (£) (GZP)|
|Drives on the||left|
Grinzez (Grinzian: Krinsej), officially the Republic of Grinzez (Grinzian: Saternarok Krinsejér), is a state in Archanta Minor. It is bordered by AR912 and AR921 to the east, AR923 to the south and AR914 to the west.
Native Krin peoples were first documented in the 11th century, and continued to develop farming settlements throughout north-west Archanta for centuries. Various kingdoms, such as the Aschnar Empire and Cinasian Kingdoms simultaneously ruled the region, rivalling the Krin kingdoms. The first historical towns then emerged towards the 16th century, where Bai settlers engaged in trade with the natives. Meanwhile, the south assimilated with (RW South Indian) civilizations, with broad influences on the region’s language, art and culture.
As imperialist presence grew in the region, Grinzez remained free of Ulethan or Bai rule. The last Grinzian Kingdom ended in 1870. Thereafter the region succumbed to a series of fragmentations from the 19th to early 20th centuries, driven by communist and nationalist seperatism, before finally uniting in 1924. Grinzez afterwards became democratic, but politics was largely dominated by single-party coalitions until in 2006, where political changes and constitutional amendments balanced political powers in parliament.
Today, Grinzez is a major economic power in the region and a middle power in global affairs. Its strategic location serves as a key gateway between Uletha and North Archanta, with trade being a key part of the economy along with agriculture and tourism. In recent years, Grinzez has also been driven by science and technological research with a few leading universities and multinational corporations present in the region. Grinzez’s robust multicultural climate has also gained attention in international circles.
The name Krinsej is derived from krin, tracable to the modern-day Grinzian kruen, meaning "traders". In Ulethan circles, the name was heavily voiced, first romanized as Grinzesch by Kalmish explorers, and then to "Grinzez" by the Ingerish, as it is known today. Bai explorers first referred to the nation as 金国 (Jin-Guo), however the modern 可林士 came about to distinguish it from Auronia.
Grinzez is on Archanta Minor's northwestern region, bordering the Belphenian Sea to its north, and the Duradura River to its south, where it shares a border with AR923. Summers are heavily influenced by warm air from the southwest and north, which bring in dry, mild climates; typhoons and floods have also been recorded.
Grinzez has two mountainous ranges, the YYY range on its western border with AR914, and the ZZZ range which lies in the north-central. The bulk of the country is low-lying temperate rainforest interspersed with large areas of farmland. The climate varies from savannah in the western ranges, to monsoon tropical in the southern counties and the subtropical climate in most of suburban north. About 77 per cent of Grinzez’s land area is developed, with farmland making about half of this; urban development is concentrated in the north-eastern and southern areas. Most of the undeveloped terrain is hilly to mountainous, consisting of grassland or shrubland. 25 per cent of land is designated as country parks or nature reserves.
Government and Politics
Grinzez is a federal parliamentary democracy, with the bicarmal Parliament having administration over national affairs, and the State and Federal Territory legislatures in direct adminstration of their respective region. The head of the state is the President, while the government is headed by a Prime Minister, which holds executive power.
Grinzez is a federation of ten states and three federal territories.
- Federal territories
Grinzez's native language, Grinzian, was first documented in its current form in the late 17th century. Since post-reunification the Republic made the decision to replace Grinzian with Ingerish as the lingua franca, in view of improving “global outreach” and the regional diversity in the country. Although the Ingerish language is the official medium of instruction, the Grinzian language is held in high regard by Grinzians; in 2016 it was found that 74% of Grinizians understood elementary spoken and written Grinzian, with 53% displaying advanced proficiency. More recent efforts have aimed to resurrect more than 40 dialects and creoles of Standard Grinzian, mostly found in the south and south-west.