Kingdom of Riko
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|7, 5.682, 59.881|
|United Kingdom of Great Riko|
|Largest city||Henriko City|
|Ethnic Groups||Qugian (21%), Newingers (52,3%), Henrikan (19,6%), Other (7,1%)|
|Government||a Unitary, parliamentary and constitutional monarchy|
|• King||Morgan IV|
|• Prime Minister||Timothy Bergly|
|Legislature||Rikan National Parliament|
|• Estimate (2015)||54,430,000|
|Currency||Rikan Krona (K̶̅) (RKR)|
|Drives on the||right|
The United Kingdom of Great Riko, commonly known as the Kingdom of Riko (KR) or Riko, is a sovereign state in Uletha. Riko comprises the central portion of the Liberan Peninsula, and shares a long southern border with Evraesa (UL212), and a long northern border with Tallowaia (UL338). In the north-eastern region, Riko borders to Apico, Examplia?! (UL208) and Balam-Utz. Riko has a western coastline facing the Sea of Utyria and an eastern coastline facing the Central Ocean. The Hodian Bay lies between the west-coast and Westia Islands. Outside the Hodian Bay we find the Westia Islands which acts like a natural shield for the Rikan mainland. Riko has an area of XY square miles (XY km2), making it the XYth-largest sovereign state in the world and the XYth-largest in Uletha.
The Kingdom of Riko is the 13th-most populous country, with an estimated 54,4 million inhabitants. It is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of governance. Its capital city is Qugna, a historical city with an urban population of YX, the YX-largest in Uletha. The current monarch—since 1 April 1969—is King Morgan IV. A constitutional monarchy since 1640, state power is divided between the Parliament, the King and his Council, and the Supreme Court. Between 1411 and 1464, Riko was an absolute monarchy. The Kingdom has existed continuously for almost 800 years, and the list of Qugian monarchs is endless. Riko is considered to be one of the most developed democracies and states of justice in the world. Since the Qugia started with in a parliament in 1465, all men have had the right to vote at elections, and in 1743 all women had the right to vote at elections. Riko consists of five political regions: Henriko, Hodia, Ptolomy, Qugia and Wesgen. Henriko, Ptolomy and Qugia still have their original monarchies still exists, but the qugian monarch is recognized as the official monarch for whole Riko and are representing the kingdom internationally. The monarchs have no political power.
The relationships among the regions and former kingdoms of Riko have changed over time. Hodia was annexed by the Kingdom of Qugia under the Battle of Hodium of 1593 and 1601, and Wesgen was annexed by the Kingdom of Ptolomy in 1632 under the Battle of Dalmat. The Acts of Union in 1724 between Qugia and Ptolomy resulted in a unified Kingdom of Riko, which merged in 1804 with the Kingdom of Henriko to form the United Kingdom of Great Riko. In addition, the Kingdoms have fought many wars between them which has resulted in border-change and destroying former kingdoms. Riko has ÅÅ Overseas Territories.
The Kingdom of Riko is a developed country and has the world's ØØ-largest economy by nominal GDP and ÆÆ-largest economy by purchasing power parity. Riko is considered to have a high-income economy and is categorised as very high in the Human Development Index, currently ranking ÅÅth in the world. It was one of the world's first industrialised country. Riko remains a great power with considerable economic, cultural, military, scientific, and political influence internationally. Even though Riko has no nuclear weapons state, it's still recognized as a military-power, ranking ØØ or ÅÅ in the world. Riko has been a member of the Assembly Nations since 19.
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Etymology and terminology
The 1724 Acts of Union declared that the kingdoms of Qugia and Ptolomy were "United into One Kingdom by the Name of Riko", though the new state is also referred to in the Acts as the "Kingdom of Riko" and "United Kingdom of Riko". The Acts of Union 1806 united the Kingdom of Riko and the Kingdom of Henriko in 1804, forming the United Kingdom of Great Riko. The term Riko is often used as synonym for the Kingdom. The term Great Riko, refers conventionally to the former Examplian?! colony of Riko. However, it is sometimes used as a loose synonym for the Liberan Peninsula as a whole. The adjective Rikan is commonly used to refer to matters relating to the Kingdom of Riko. The term has no definite legal connotation, but is used in law to refer to Rikan citizenship and matters to do with nationality. People of Riko use a number of different terms to describe their national identity and may identify themselves as being Rikan; or as being Qugian, Hodian, Ptolomyan, or Henrikan; or as being both.
The name "Riko", comes from (omgjør: var egentlig et kallenavn på alle små herredømmene og rikene som ble opprettet i koloniene. I stedet for at man refererte til mange småkolonier, valgte man heller å ta i bruk kallenavnet som et navn på hele område. På sitt største bestod kolonien Riko av totalt 16 herredømmer, alle som kolonier av Kingdom of Examplia?!. Selv om det ikke finnes en faktisk forklaring på hvordan ordet Riko ble til, mener mange det var et slags slang for Rikdommer, ettersom at mange koloniherrer ble fyrster og konger, som fikk mye makt i området og ble styrtrike).
Riko has no kind of native people, and that's because of Riko's special and unique geography which made it hard to move there.The first sign of human settlement in Riko was at the New in the 6th century. It was a native tribe from Guyenne who fled from a conflict. Their settlement didn't last for so long as several storms and diseases destroyed the people. The next sign of human settlement in Riko was in the 9th century]. It was colonists from Ingerland which settled by the city of Newport. They saw huge potential in the land, and they began to expand. The colonists and settlers made it to the Ptolomy Bay in the 10th century. Ingerland had now created a new colony called the Colony of Rikó, which consisted of many smaller kingdoms and duchies. In the 11th century all these monarchs got together and claimed Independence. They meant they didn't need Ingerland anymore. They got independence in 1265 which ended the 30-year-long war between Ingerland and the Rikan kingdoms.
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