Samuelonia

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United Federal Kingdom of Samuelonia
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CapitalFrancisca
Government
 • MonarchLeo XIV of Samuelonia
 • Prime MinsterMaria A. Constantine


Samuelonia (officially the United Federal Kingdom of Samuelonia), is a sovereign state in Antarephia. Samuelonia spans 340,801 square kilometres and has a total population of ## million.

History

See History of Samuelonia

Geography

Administrative divisions

Politics

Samuelonia is a federal parliamentary democracy headed by a constitutional monarch. Under the constitution of 1802, executive power is exercised by the King and the council of ministers. The Royal Senate consists of 300 hereditary Lord's (known as the Kingsmen, as they represent Samuelonian nobility), 300 directly elected members of parliament (known as Ministers of the Senate or Ministers of the people) and 100 Lord's Spiritual (Bishops representing the Catholic Church of Samuelonia).

Sports

See also: Sport in Samuelonia

Samuelonia has a strong sports heritage with the weekends dedicated to sporting events and leisure activities. Popular sports in Samuelonia include cycling, golf, boxing, mixed martial arts, cricket, rugby, tennis, horse racing, jousting and athletics. However, football (soccer) is by far the most popular sport in the country. The Royal Samuelonian Football Association is the governing body for football in Samuelonia, from grass roots level to the top tier of Samuelonian football.

Winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and ice hockey also have large followings.

Honourball is a popular sport across the country which has been played for over 400 years and was established in Samuelonia. Honourball is played between two teams of 25 and is a mixture of football, rugby, basketball, boxing and martial arts. It is renowned for being an extremely violent sport.