Nordestan

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7, -23.00, 118.40
Nordestan Federation
Federação do Nordeste (Florescentian)
Federación Nordestán (Castellanese)
Flag
Capital
and largest city
Charlestown
Official languagesNone (de jure)
 • Regional languagesCastellanese,
Florescentian
DemonymNorde or Nordo
GovernmentFederal Presidential Republic
 • President
Area
 • Total220,537.522 km2
Population
 • Census (2010)15,231,888
 • Density69.0/km2
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.no

Nordestan (official name: Nordestan Federation) is a country located on the central part of Gwynian subcontinent, part of the continent of Archanta. It is one of the largest country in Gwynian by land area. About 15 million people live in Nordestan according to the 2010 census. The capital city of Nordestan is Charlestown. Nordestan shares borders with Ardisphere, Dandria, AR017b, AR021, Saneusitania, AR035, AR059a and AR059c. It also has borders over water with Aorangëa by the Gwinian Sea.

About 15 million people live in Nordestan, and up to 80% of them live on the northeastern parts of the country where the climate is not so dry. Its government is now based on a democratic form of rule. The president is chosen in direct elections.

The name of the country is from the Nordos people.

History

The dry lands of Nordestan were lived in since early times by pantanus tribes. About the 14th century AD, nordestanis came to the area from central Archanta.

For much of its history the area was simply called Sirenoa Ardispheric and was a least inhabbited region, except its northeastern borders. The last few 2 centuries several foreign peoples involved themselves with the area, in search for areas for pasture and minerals. After the Ardispherian Civil War between 1855-1858 the land that named Sirenoa Ardispheric separated from Ardisphere and from Saneusitania to form a new country called Nordestan.

Geography

Nordestan is divided into seven regional federal subjects (administrative territorial divisions of 1st level):

Flag 2-letter codes Subject Capital Area (Km²) Population Dens. (p/Km²)
Flag of Casine Y Salón.png CS Casine y Salón Nuevo Castillo 32,467.281 838,000 25,8
Flag of Great West.png GO Grande Oeste Mimosa Hostilis 46,415.815 447,900 9,6
Flag of Middle West.png MO Meio Oeste Villa Chica 19,137.616 416,057 21,7
Flag of National States.png EN Nova Luslândia Charlestown 37,747.000 9,714,056 257,3
Flag of Northeast Arc.png AN Arco Nordeste Guaiavas 20,336.242 2,626,975 129,1
Flag of Sirenoa.png SI Sirenoa Droge Rivier 33,723.719 1,018,500 30,2
Flag of Sirenoa Litoral.png SL Sirenoa Litoral Porto 30,709.849 170,400 5,5
Nordestan Flag.png NO Nordestan Charlestown 220,537.522 15,231,888 69,0

Subdivisions

Nordestan subdivisions is complex, multi-layered and non-uniform. It is administratively divided into seven regional federal subjects (administrative territorial divisions of 1st level), then republics, major and minor regions, municipalities and districts.

Province Republic Major region (Região superior) Minor region (Região inferior) Municipality District
Flag of Casine Y Salón.png Casine y Salón Casine
Salón
Flag of Great West.png Grande Oeste Região 11
Região 14
Flag of Middle West.png Meio Oeste Região 6
Região 7
Região 8
Região 9
Flag of National States.png Nova Luslândia Grande Ruslândia Ruslândia
Serednya
Putanitsa
Nordik N Lammas Base de Aguasul Ags
Maradvane
Ocidenta Oéstia O
Independenta O
Przełom Rzeki PZ
Rio Seco Sankt Joseph RS
Westerline RS
Selsovétia Selsovétia Inferior S
Estãos S
Forte S Zona 1, Zona 2, Zona 3 and Zona 4
Vermelha S
Faixa Norte S
Dalnit S
Faixa Leste S
Korolevstvo S
Sudeste Exterior SU Lindore
Guneydogu
Sul Exterior SU Yuzhen
Tsentralna
Volkslândia V
Flag of Northeast Arc.png Arco Nordeste Arco Leste A Região 1
Região 2
Arco Norte A Região 3
Região 4
Região 5
Flag of Sirenoa.png Sirenoa Região 10
Droge Rivier
Região 12
Região 13
Flag of Sirenoa Litoral.png Sirenoa Litoral Sirenoa Litoral

Languages

Nordestan has no official languages at federal level and a multitude of languages are used.

According to the last census Florescentian and Castellanese are the are the two main languages spoken in the country, and the de facto the two national languages.

The two most populous subdivisions have Florescentian as the most used language, while the other provinces speak mainly Castellanese.

Language Native speakers Second-language Total speakers
Florescentian 10,650,000 2,500,000 13,150,000
Castellanese 3,800,000 3,400,000 7,200,000
Russkie 310,000 1,600,000 1,910,000
Other 471,000 450,000 931,000

Time zones

There are two time zones in Nordestan, UTC+07:00 (West hour) and UTC+08:00 (East hour). Some parts of the country observes daylight saving time. These areas are the Southeast and Central-eastern parts of five regions.

During the summer time the country observe 3 time zones, from UTC+07:00 to UTC+09:00, starting on the second Sunday of October and lasts till the second Sunday in March.

UTC Area covered Map
UTC+07 (All year) Grande Oeste, Meio Oeste, Sirenoa and western parts of Nova Luslândia, Arco Nordeste and Sirenoa Litoral west of the Sirenoa River. NordestanTimeZones800x800.png
UTC+07 (Winter)/
UTC+08 (Summer)
Sirenoa Litoral west of the Sirenoa River, most of Sirenoa (except its northwestern border), central parts of Nova Luslândia and western parts of Arco Nordeste.
UTC+08 (Winter)/
UTC+09 (Summer)
Sirenoa Litoral east of Sirenoa River, Casine y Salón and eastern parts of Nova Luslândia and Arco Nordeste

Climate

There are three predominant climatic zones in Nordestan, based on temperature and humidity:

  • hot semihumid summer (far north and east)
  • hot dry summer, mild winter (central west)
  • hot dry summer, cold winter (southern west)

The highest maximum temperature observed in the country is 49 ºC at Sirenoa Desert, Great West region, and the lowest minimum temperature ever recorded is -13 ºC at Monte Dykhtau.

Territory January Max. Temp January Min. Temp July Max. Temp July Min. Temp Annual Rainfall
Casine y Salón 34 21 22 10 372
Great West 36 22 21 12 153
Middle West 35 24 21 13 200
Nova Luslândia 32 24 25 14 492
Northeast Arc 31 18 16 5 562
Sirenoa 37 26 26 14 182
Sirenoa Litoral 33 26 26 10 112

Culture

The culture of Nordestan is a Western culture, but presents a very diverse nature showing that an ethnic and cultural mixing occurred in the colonial period.

Nordestan, is one of the "least religious" countries in the world, with about 20% of the population declaring religion an important part of their daily life.

Music festivals have a long history in Nordestan. The major outdoor music festival is the Spring Festival (Festival da Primavera), held every year in 9 cities over the country, between September and November.

Sports

Rugby union and football are the national sports in Nordestan and the national teams of both sports, are consistently competitives against teams worldwide.

At club level, there is the National Championship (Campeonato Nacional) for football teams, the National Provincial Cup (Copa Nacional) for provincial teams of football and the Nordestan Rugby Cup (Campeonato Nacional de Râguebi).

The National Games (Florescentian: Jogos Nacionais) is a high-level multi-sport event with a National Artists Program held every two years in the country, alternating between the National Winter Games and the National Summer Games. Athletes are strictly amateur only, and represent their territory.

Notes

  • Bold: Indicates that the entity is legally formed by a constitution;
  • Italic: Indicates that the entity is formed by treaties, without constitution;
  • [Ags]:It is a special region, in which treaties guarantee its formation. There is, however, no equal subdivision in the rest of the republic;
  • [S]:These subdivisions are similar to municipalities, but have greater rights guaranteed by the central constitution to protect local minorities.
  • [V]:Although it does not have Major or Minor Regions in its formation, this subdivision is historically classified as Republic.
  • [PZ]:Although it does not have Major or Minor Regions in its formation, this subdivision is historically classified as Republic.
  • [RS]:The classification of these subdivisions is not clear in the Constitution, however, its historical classification remains.
  • [SU]:The union of these two Major Regions is guaranteed through treaties.
  • [N]:The two Major Regions that form this subdivision have a kind of parliament, without having, however, a constitution that guarantees their legal formation.
  • [A]:The union of these two Major Regions is guaranteed through treaties.

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