Laguna

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The Democratic Federation of Laguna
De Demokratyske Federaasje fan Laguna
Flag
Flag
Motto:
"Uxolo kubo bonke"
Peace for all
Capital
and largest city
Laguna City
Official languagesLagunan, Ingerish, Lagunan Ingerish, Old Lagunan, Kelsish, Lagunan Franquese
NationalitiesLagunan, Kelsish, Franquese Lagunans
GovernmentDemocratic Federation
 • PresidentBob Severn
 • Governor GeneralAngie L'Heureux
 • PremierKelly Foster
 • Foreign Affairs MinisterDuf Nershmitt
 • Major Parliament LeaderMichael Corbin
LegislatureParliament
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Commons
Area
 • Total18,956.25 km2
Population
 • Census (2018)3,392,000
 • Density178.93/km2
GDP (PPP)
 • TotalL$ 948,823,912
 • Per capitaL$ 42,685
HDI (2019)Increase 0.704
medium
TimezoneLST (Laguna Standard Time) +7.30
CurrencyL$ Lagunan Dollar (LGD)
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.lg
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Laguna is a small country located in North-eastern Archanta. It is a very diverse country due to it's location. the northern parts contain many sprawling forests and rolling hills whilst the Southern part is more deserted. The country also has distinct housing designs and features, and is being called "a gem of a country" By geographers and geologists across the world due it it's unusual climates, which can even spawn sub-climates. the capital of Laguna is Laguna City, with about 1,500,000 people. It is also the largest city in the country.

History

Laguna was colonized in the early 1500's by Explorers from Uletha, Antarephia and Tarephia looking for new civilizations across the recently discovered Archantan continent, and also looking to expand into the east later on. In 1511, Explorers settled in Laguna after travelling across the desert and finding the McCalister Oasis. More explorers settled as time passed. In 1588, The Laguna Traders Outpost (LTO) was founded and had outposts on the West and East, named accordingly as the West and East Laguna Traders Outpost (WLTO and ELTO). In the mid 1600's, explorers started to leave Laguna, and saw a sudden rise in aboriginal lands. Sadly, it was short-lived because Explorers ended the 14 year decolonization in 1671. The explorers remained in Laguna until 1878, where they lost interest and left. Some diplomatic explorers remained there until the founding of Laguna in 1896. From 1901-1917, Laguna saw it's Industrial Revolution with more machinery and people flocking to the country, raising population from the 1896 figure of ~500,000 to nearly 11 million! From 1917 to 1956, Laguna slowly declined in population, until 1957, when a sudden population skyrocket occured due to migrants from developing countries flocked to Laguna with their unborn and already born children, and increased the fertility rate in laguna from 3.25 babies/ woman to 6.5 babies/ woman, which in turn increased the population to 17 million. Many of these people had no place to go, and were living in dense slums, dropping Laguna's GDP And HDI drastically. Thankfully, a study showed that by 1987, the GDP and HDI returned to the 1956 figure, and population was on a declining trend also. Laguna currently sits with a population of 3.3 million and decent GDP and HDI indexes.

Transportation

Main Article: Transportation in Laguna

Laguna offers many transportation sources, from Trains to busses, and has well-maintained road systems. Lagunans vary between transportation sources, but the Lagunan Transportation Authority (LTA) has revealed a 2017 estimate by study, and charted it below.

Bus 37% Train 31% Metro 13% Taxi 11% Own vehicle 7% Other 1%

Telephone Number Standards

The default Telephone number starting code given out to citizens and select businesses is +641. Each province has area codes from 001-999, and each area hosts 9,998 people (0001-9999). An example standard Phone number would be (641)-231-6232. In each area, numbers 0001-0015 are reserved for important amenities, such as non-emergency police numbers, Fire Department contacts and more. If there aren't 15 of them in that area, businesses will take over the rest. Important businesses and government numbers start with +1 641. These can be customized at request. (e.g 1-641-329-ZOOM (0555).) These numbers are reserved for government amenities, and businesses that meet the criteria.

Climate and Nature

Laguna's climate is very diverse, and is currently being studied by geographers and geologists worldwide. Laguna has such unusual nature diversity that it actually spawns sub-climates withing the country, which allows the north-south temperature difference to differ by 15-20 degrees usually, but in such extremes, It may vary up to 35 degrees between the stretch. this has only happened 2 times during the studies, however it's likely that this has happened up to 25 times during colonization and civilization periods in Laguna. In the North, there are sprawling forests, rivers and rolling hills. In the east we have fairly flat prairies, West has savannas, the centre is fairly wet, whilst the south west is filled with deserts, and the prairie trend continues into the south-east.

Climate data for Laguna City, Laguna 1963-2018
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32 34 37 41 43 45 47 48 45 44 36 33 48
Average high °C (°F) 22 24 25 30 34 37 39 42 37 33 31 28 32
Daily mean °C (°F) 18 20 22 24 27 31 35 36 31 26 24 21 26
Average low °C (°F) 17 19 19 20 22 24 26 27 25 22 19 17 21
Record low °C (°F) 7 9 11 13 11 16 19 20 17 16 15 6 6
Average rainfall mm (inches) 18 10 16 44 50 69 83 102 129 154 87 32 794
Average rainy days (≥ 1 mm) 4 3 5 12 11 13 16 19 21 23 11 6 144
Average relative humidity (%) 69 70 69 67 69 72 72 81 85 88 76 71 74
Source: Laguna Meteorological Offices