Kaneiwa

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Republic of Kaneiwa
Kalmea Manoa Kaneiwa
Motto:
"Kaneiwa Stronger Together"
CapitalLakana
Largest cityLakana
Official languagesIngerish
 • Regional languagesCoastal Kanmelem (Kaneiwa Indigenous Language)
DemonymKaneiwan
GovernmentUnitary Parliamentary Republic
 • PresidentMichael Russell
 • Prime MinisterNicola Lam
LegislatureFederal Assembly
Population
 • Estimate (2016)987,000
 • DensityN/A/km2
GDP (PPP)2015
 • TotalN/A
 • Per capitaN/A
HDI (2014)Steady 0.877
very high
Timezone+10.00
CurrencyKaneiwa Dollar (KND)
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.kn

Kaneiwa, officially known as the Republic of Kaneiwa, is a unitary parliamentary republic.

Geography

Demographics

The local indigenous language is known as Coastal Kanmelem. Historically, this language was spoken fluent by virtually all indigenous communities in the region. According to recent statistics, it is the 2nd most spoken language in Kaneiwa, after Ingerish. According to recent data, approximately 235,000 people identity as speakers of Coastal Kanmelem.

Largest Cities

Populated regions in the country are classified based on size. CMA's (Census Metropolitan Areas) are over 250,000 in population, Cities are 50,000 +, and Municipalities/Towns are 4,000 +. All other populated areas are administered regionally by district.

Census Metropolitan Areas

Name Population District
Lakana 540,000 Capital District

Cities

Name Population District
Keihana 86,000 West Coast
Malukau 62,000 West Coast
Naimea 48,500 Central Coast

Politics

Economy

Transportation & Infrastructure

Water

Kaneiwa Shipping Co., also known as KSCO, is the chief shipping company, and operates cargo and passenger vessels out of the Port of Lakana.

Air

Kaneiwa is served by two international airports: Lakana International Airport (KNL)

The Lakana International Airport is the busiest in terms of passenger and cargo volume in Kaneiwa. Lakana Int'l Airport is the international hub for Kaneiwa Airways (the national flag carrier).

Based on the geography of Kaneiwa, seaplane travel is also common, especially amongst commuters from outlying islands and coastal communities. The Lakana Harbour Seaplane Terminal is the largest seaplane facility in the country, and offers both short-haul domestic and international commercial flights.

Public Transit

Discovery Card (Disco-Card)

The Disco-Card is a reloadable card which can be used for transit fares, convenience store purchases, and rail tickets. The Card is issued by LMTA and has been updated for use nationwide. Cards can be purchased at a cost at any metro, rail, or major bus station. Discount cards are available for seniors over 65 years of age, students under the age of 25, children and youth, and people with disabilities. Cards can be reloaded up to a value of $300. Cards are valid for 2 years at a time, after which time they can be renewed and updated at any station service kiosk for a small charge.

As of 2018, over 90% of residents in the country have and use Discovery Cards on the transport network.

Culture

Sport

The most popular sports in Kaneiwa (in terms of both following and participation) are Soccer (Football) and Baseball

Sport League Name Founded Status Representative Team Women's Body
Baseball in Kaneiwa No Professional League (One Pro Franchise in Lakana) 1946 Semi-Professional, Summer Baseball Kaneiwa N/A
Soccer in Kaneiwa Kaneiwa Premier League 1922 Professional Kaneiwa National Soccer Team W-League


National representative teams are put forth in Soccer, Baseball, and Basketball, and compete in a variety of continental and international competitions. These teams are managed by the Federation of Sport Kaneiwa (FSK).

Arts, Music

Kaneiwa has a rich music scene which is centred mainly in the capital, Lakana. From decades, artists and creatives have settled in Lakana in hopes of furthering their careers and in an effort of gaining valuable connections in their respective industries. Many neighbourhoods in the city, most notably Lanakai, have helped to foster unique communities for artists of different genres.

Education

List of Universities/Colleges

Name Location Abbreviation Nickname Specializations Affliations
City University of Lakana Nihona, Lakana CityU Varsity Reds Liberal Arts KUA
University College of Naimea Naimea UC Naimea Gales KUA
University of the Islands Malukau U-ISLE Armada Liberal Arts KUA
Aiea-Haina University College Aiea Haina, Lakana ACC Eagles KUA
Burslem University Halawa, Lakana BU Chargers KUA

International Relations