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Democratic Republic of Raiden
Rëiden
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CapitalPacífico
Largest citySonora
Official languagesRaed, Ingerish, Castellanese
Nationalities68% Raiden, 22% Mergany, 5% Orinoco, 5% Others
DemonymRaidener, Raidenen, Raidenian, Raidish, Raideniard
GovernmentDemocratic Republic
 • RadeonTrusei Deckoph
 • President of the RepublicGuilherme Blanco
Area
 • Total100469,318 (Continental) km2
Population
 • Estimate (2015)46.567.894
TimezoneWUT +9h
CurrencyRadon (RD)
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.rad

Raiden, (Raëd: Rëiden) officially the Democratic Republic of Raiden (Raed: Democratiquë Republiquë of Rëiden), is a sovereign state located on the southeast of Deltas peninsule in southeastern Uletha, with archipelagos in the Gulf of Volta, and several small territories on Uletha territory. Its mainland is bordered to the West and to the north by UL014, Mergany and Orinoco, to the west by the Gulf of Preya, and to the south by Mauretia. Extending to 190,455 km, Mauretia border is the only connection to Uletha by land.

Raidenen territory includes an oversea territory in continental Uletha, Magnolia. Also there is the island of Naia, a little island in the northern shore of Sonora. With a continental area of 100469,318 km2, Raiden is one fo the smallest country in Eastern Ulethan Organisation of Independent Allies but its population density is very high. By population, Raiden is the thirth in the EUOIA.


History

The First villages and the Rise of the civilization

In the beginning there was only one village in all of the actual territory of Raiden, Arcadia. The Arcadians lived in this village. They were the first Raidenians. At first, they began to build little villages all around the main one and it's cultives. The economy of Arcadia in its first years was based on the agriculture and was very sucessfull because in those years, a river cross this part of the land.

The village of Arcadia lived well until the year 214 b.r, when a very hot year maked the population of this area move away to the mountains in search of a more stable weather.

After crossing the actual Sharpen Mountains they arrived at the actual three lakes of the county of Pacífico and after seeing what it could give to them, they decided to stay.

The weather was a lot more comfortable than the weather in Arcadia and the productivity of the cultives was unbelievable to them. At the same time, they began to create boats and fishing instruments. They began to improve his hunting skills too. The population started to grow drastically. Firstly the villages began splitting around the lakes and then started forming alliances between them. One of these was the pacific alliance. The aim of these alliances was to avoid wars due to problems with the property of the territories and to protect the alliance's villages amongst another alliances that may have one of these villages as a target to steal.

The New Arcadia and the arrive of new culture

In the year 230 b.r. some ships arrived at the actual territory of Sonora. The ships belonged to a civilization known as the Raddish from some island in the north of Uletha. They founded Këapler-biell in the year 188 b.r. Its influence spread very fast and eventually encounter the opposition of Arcadia.

The Índico conflict

Conflicts between the Raddish kingdom and the kingdom of Arcad reached its peak on 21th December 1021. Borena, which had been an Arcadian bastion for four centuries was attacked by the Raddish. The main reason was that the Arcad sovereignty over the territory was not recognized. In addition, the Raddish people knew that Arcad had been greatly weakened militarily by the wars with inland tribes, which encouraged its attack. The city of Borena resisted six months and finally surrendered to the Raddish superiority.

The Battle of Ren

Meanwhile in the south, Arcad managed to bring peace pacts with inland tribes by providing 15% of its total production of resources. The Raddish decided to move forward towards the shore of Ren River, where they lost much army after being unable to cross the insurmountable city walls. By then, Arcadia had recovered some of its military power and headed for the battlefield. The army of raddish had focused in Andergood channel, where they were exterminated.

The Inner lakes

Trying to get out of trouble in the near future, the narcades strategy around Boccer Lake (Boxer Lake) was based on the construction of a few surrounding areas (Arcosferas) for self-defense of the citadel. Walls were built to separate these areas and recruitments were made for the protection of the area in case of the invasion of these limits.

The Treaty of Rumbo

During the early years of the conflict between Raddish and Arcadia the war was far from Arcosfera, and the defense strategy that had developed provoke another conflict, this time social. Having a blockade of the main ports of Narcadea, the main coastal city in the territory, Narcosfera subsistence was based on the fields and on the fishing villages around the lakes. These people were defenseless against any attack from beyond the Rococo mountains and the fear that this caused them provoked rebellions against the central area of the city threatening to cut off the flow of resources if a qualified defense army was not send.

This translate in more recruitments in the central city and a temporary demilitarization of the surrounding areas of Narcadea. The first option is immediately discarded by the time it would take and the city did not count. This measures was carried out by the Treaty of Rumbo (1245) whose content prays; "The central government of Narcosfera agrees to re-militarize the outermost levels of the city over a period of 4 months to 2 years, or immediately in case of the compromise of the integrity of its area."

Frente Norte

On 12 July 1250 the Raddish army attacked Borena with a much greater force than expected, so it fell in a few hours.

This made the armies of surrounding villages to congregate around the entrance of the Indigo peninsula, leaving alone the people of the minimally militarized lower lake, which as they learned after, was a mistake

The army Mauretia climbed unstoppable across the plains of the lower lakes conquering everything in their path and reaching the walls of Narcosfera in a few months.

In the winter of 1251, much of the Narcedo army was busy fighting the Raddish so the external walls and the surrounding areas of Narcosfera resisted less than it should have done.

Second Civil War

World War in Raiden

North's Landing

Southern Help

Reconquering the valley of Ren

Postwar

Ulethan Alliances

Raiden Nowadays

Toponym

The name "Raiden" is derived from the Old Radish name Raidlen, which means "land of the Raid". The Raddish were one of the Uletha tribes that settled in the Deltas peninsula during the Early first century. The Raddish came from the Kygol peninsula in the Bay of Centropolis area of the **** Sea. The earliest recorded use of the term, as "Reiden", is in the last seventh century in the Bëconsfëld manuscrit. According to the Rosco Raed Dictionary, its modern spelling was first used in 1234.

Politics

The Raidenen Constitution of 1984 is the culmination of the Raidenen transition to democracy. The constitutional history of Raiden dates back to the Deckoph Revolution of 1689. Impatient with the slow pace of democratic political reforms in 1980, Raiden's new president, known for his formidable personality, dismissed Álvaro Botó and appointed the reformer Eritz Deckoph as Prime Minister (Radeon). After a national referendum on 8 November 1984, 78% of voters approved of the new constitution.

As a result, Raiden is now composed of 9 Autonomies and four autonomous cities with varying degrees of autonomy thanks to its Constitution. Also specifies that Raiden has no state religion and that all are free to practice and believe as they wish.

Government

Raiden is a democratic republic, with an unicameral parliament, the circular congress. The executive branch consists of a Council of Ministers of Raiden presided over by the Prime Minister (Radeon), nominated and appointed by the citizens and confirmed by the Circular Congress. The legislative branch is made up of the Circular Congress with 360 members, elected by popular vote on block lists by proportional representation to serve six-year terms.

Head of State

Alfredo H. Blanco

Head of Government

Radeon (Prime minister of Raiden): Trusei Deckof, elected 8 November 2010.

Cabinet

Council of Ministers designated by the citizens.

Elections and structure of the Circular Congress

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Political parties in Raiden

The distribution of seats in Congress is done proportionally to the number of votes obtained by each party in the elections. There is no minimum voting, so all new party has the possibility to enter in the congress. There are currently seven parties represented as mentioned in the political spectrum; UL (Liberal Union), UC (citizen Union), PNR (Partido Nacionalista Rohano), UCD (Union of the Democratic Centre), PSOR (Workers- Socialist Party of Raiden), PSC (Social-Communist Party), IRL (Izqëërde Republëcane et Leos)

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Circular Congress 2016

At the same time as the general elections, the ministerial elections are held. Each political party chooses a candidate for each ministry and the country must vote for a party for each ministry

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Autonomies and elections of the year 2010

Like in any democracy, Raiders have the right to universal suffrage from the age of majority (18 years). Regional and municipal elections are held every six years on February 10. General elections are held every six years on November 8. Citizens vote for the party and the government RADEON within a list of party members presented by the party or parties elected.

Administrative Divisions

Raiden is organisationally structured as a so-called ("State of Autonomies"); it is one of the most decentralised countries in Uletha, for example, all Autonomies have their own elected parliaments, governments, public administrations, budgets, and resources. Health and education systems among others are managed regionally. These autonomies are; Sion, Rohan, Leos, Ostende, Roen, Westlands, Southlands, Landes, and Quartz.

Name Code Capital Area (km2) Population Density
Poniente PO Pacífico 4,767 3.434.524 42.0
Rota RO Sonora 1,314 888.880 20.8
Southlands SO Selene 1,314 1.500.453 10.8
Landas LA Deltos 2,314 1.653.324 20.0

External Relations

Raiden, which is a member of the AN, EUOIA, maintains diplomatic and commercial relations with practically all nations, but its ties with the Western Uletha countries Mauretia, Mergany, Orinoco, Østenmark and the other EUOIA nations are particularly close. Historically, due to cultural, economic and linguistic similarities, Raiden is a Northern Uletha country.

Raiden is a member of the Eastern Ulethan Economic Community (EUEC), which allows the country access to the single market of the Eastern Ulethan Organisation of Independent Allies (EUOIA). It was not a member of the EUOIA, but in March 2016 the Raidener parliament, the Circular Congress, voted in favour of application for EUOIA membership and officially applied on 12 April 2016

Infrastructures

Transport

A national railway system that extends throughout the country and into Mauretia, is supported and administered by Radrail. Rail transport of passengers and goods is derived using the 3,124 km of railway lines currently in service, of which 2,123 km are electrified and about 900 km (559 mi) allow train speeds greater than 417 km/h. The railway network is managed by the RIA while the transport of passengers and goods are the responsibility of Radrail (Rr), both public companies. In 2012 the Rr carried 243 million passengers and 16,440,030 t of goods.

The major seaports are located in Sonora, Deltos, Coral and Magnolia

The two largest metropolitan areas have subway systems: Pacífico Light Railways in the Pacífico Metropolitan Area and Sonora Metro in the Sonora Metropolitan Area, each with more than 79 km of lines. All major cities and towns have their own local urban transport network, as well as taxi services.

Continental Raiden's territory is serviced by four international airports located near the principal cities of Raiden, Deltos, Sonora and Pacífico. Raiden's geographical position makes it a stopover for many foreign airlines at several airports within the country. The primary flag-carrier is Radways, although many other domestic airlines provide services within and without the country, as Merganwings. Currently, the most important airports are in Deltos, Sonora, Pacífico, and Selene, managed by the national airport authority group AARN.

Energy

Raiden has considerable resources of wind and sun power. By the end of 1992, 73% of the country's electrical production was from coal and fuel power plants, while 20% were derived from wind and sun energy, and 6% by Poniente's Dams.

In 2009, renewable energy resources were producing 88% of the nation's consumption of electricity, even as coal and fuel production decreased with severe droughts due to the coal and petrol reserves shortage.

Raiden’s national energy transmission company is the Raiden Energetic Systems (RES). Before the solar/wind revolution, Raiden had generated electricity from the hydropower plants of Pacífico county for decades. Raiden’s distribution system draws electricity from even the smallest generators, like rooftop solar panels. The government aggressively encouraged such contributions by setting a premium price for those who buy rooftop-generated solar electricity.


Geography and Climate

Raiden Weather Averages
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average maximum temperature
°C
13.4 14.3 16.5 17.6 20.8 23.4 25.4 26.0 24.6 21.4 16.6 13.9 19.5
Average minimum temperature
°C
4.7 5.1 5.7 7.1 10.1 12.6 14.8 15.2 13.2 10.8 7.6 5.9 9.4
Sunshine
hours
85 97 132 138 169 181 186 179 160 127 88 78 1610
Rainfall
mm
120 86 90 107 78 60 51 77 73 111 147 122 1134
Rainfall ≥ 1 mm
days
13 11 11 13 11 7 7 8 8 11 13 12 124
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