Targueral

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República Federal del Targueral
Targueral
Flag of TargueralCoat of Arms of Targueral
FlagCoat of arms
Anthem:
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CapitalBriatacán
Largest cityBriatacán
Official languagesCastellanese
 • Regional languagesXXXX
Ethnic Groups
(2017)
46% White (Castellaneses, Franqueses, Gaermans)

29% Mixed

21% Black (Aivlisians)

4% Others
NationalitiesTarguerians (88%), Other (12%)
DemonymTarguerian (Targuerense in Castellanese)
GovernmentFederal presidential constitutional republic
 • President of TargueralXXXXXX XXXXX
 • Regional Presidents
LegislatureParlamento
 • Upper houseCongreso de los Diputados
 • Lower houseSenado
Area
 • Total(aprox.) 186,000 km2
Population
 • Estimate (2015)10,000,000
 • Census (2010)10,000,000
HDISteady 0.835
very high
CurrencyXXXX (XXX)
Drives on theright
Internet TLD.trl

Targueral, officially República Federal del Targueral, is a sovereign state in the northeast of Tarephia.

It borders Draco and Lost country.png Patermas to its west, TA013 and Davilandia to its south, TA011 to its east and the Sabelic Sea to its north.

Targueral is home to an estimated 10 million people, of whom 2-3 million live in the metropolitan area of its capital and largest city, Briatacán. With an area of approximately 186,000 square kilometres and situated between the equator and the northern tropic, Targueral has a diverse geography from the northern coastline and big fluvial basins to high mountains and large plains.

Targueral is an important global exporter of wood, minerals, rice, coffee and cocoa beans, combed wool, frozen beef and milk.

Nearly 75% of Targueral's electricity comes from renewable energy, mostly hydroelectric facilities and wind parks due to its geographical characterictics.

Same-sex marriage and abortion are also legal, leading Targueral to be regarded as a progressive nation on measures of personal rights, tolerance, and inclusion issues.

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Etimology

History

Pre-Castellanese period

The only documented inhabitants of Targueral before the colonization were the Aivlisians, a tribe which lived around the XXXX river for approximately 400 years before the Castellanese explorers established XXXX, the first Ulethan settlement in the region, in 15XX. It is estimated that there were about XX,000 XXX at the time of contact with Castellaneses.

Colonial period

Briatacán was founded as a military stronghold by the Castellanese in the early 18th century, signifying the competing claims over the region.

Independence

Targueral won its independence between 1945 and 1947, following a two years war against Flag of Castellan.png Castellán : Targueral Independence War.

Mass immigration and development

After the independence were necessary immigrant workers to rise in a solidary way the new country of Targueral. Because of this fact, Targueral is nowadays a multiethnic nation, with people from many different origins but all of them under the same flag and with the same rights.

Among the several peoples who settled Targueral and formed the backbone of its society must be highlighted the Castellaneses, together with the descendants of Aivlisians, the original natives in Aivlisia. There are also significant minorities of Gaermans and Franqueses who arrived at Targueral after the independence.

Democracy

Modern Targueral is a federal constitutional republic with a president who serves as both head of state and head of central government and it is comprised of X regions with their regional governments.

Geography

Regions

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Climate

Demographics

Largest Cities

Ethnic Groups

Surnames

Targueral has very few laws governing given names. This freedom has given rise to a wide variety of names and naming trends. Cultural diversity in Targueral caused by the mass immigration after the independence from Flag of Castellan.png Castellán has led to great variations in names and naming traditions and names have been used to express creativity, personality, cultural identity, origins and values.

Currently in Targueral, people bear a given name and two surnames. The two surnames refer to each of the parental families. A person's first surname is the mother's first surname, while their second surname is the father's first surname (as opposed to Flag of Castellan.png Castellán ). For example, if a man named Eduardo Reginez Rubio marries a woman named María Lerabarihan Nouhei and they have a child named José, there are several legal options, but their child would most usually be known as José Lerabarihan Reginez.

NAME + MOTHER'S FIRST SURNAME + FATHER'S FIRST SURNAME (Normally only the first one is used, although both are needed for legal purpose).
There are many different origins among the Targuerian surnames: Castellanese Surnames, Castellanese Matronymic Surnames, Targuerian surnames based in a geographic location or a denonym, Aivlisian Surnames, Etamuaran Surnames, Gaerman and Franquese surnames in Targueral...

Language

The primary language spoken in Targueral and the official language is Castellanese, which features characteristics distinct to the country. Targueral is home to one local indigenous language spoken by the descendants of pre-Castellanese peoples: Aivlisian in the region of Aivlisia.

A lot of Targuerians understand and speak Ingerish, owing to trade links, the popularity of overseas travel and the tradition of subtitling rather than dubbing foreign television shows and films. In a 2015 survey, 51,3% of Targueral's adult population (18 or older) reported the ability to speak English.

About 0.9% of Targuerians also speaks Gaerman and 0.3% speaks Franquese as a second language.

Religion

Religion in Targueral (2015)
Religion Percent
Christic
  
46.8%
Unaffiliated
  
35.2%
Atheist or Agnostic
  
14.1%
Other religions
  
4.9%

Targueral has no official religion; church and state are officially separated, and religious freedom is guaranteed.

A 2015 survey by the INE of Targueral showed Christic as the main religion, with 46.8% of the population. 35.2% reported believing in a god, but not belonging to any religion, while 14.1% were Atheist or Agnostic. 4.9% of the population belong to other religions.

After independence from Flag of Castellan.png Castellán , anti-clerical ideas spread to Targueral, further eroding the influence of the church. In 1955, civil marriage was recognized and divorce was legalized. In 1961, all religious instruction was banned from state schools. Under the influence of the innovative reformers, complete separation of church and state was introduced with the new constitution of 1950.

Health and Education

Government and Politics

Economy

Agriculture and cattle industry

Mining

Energy

Targuenergy

Telecommunications

Science and Technology

Exposiciones

Transport

Highways and Roads

The National Highway Network of Targueral (Red de Autopistas Nacionales de Targueral) is conformed by the national highways (managed by the central government) which are the basic road network of the country. All the highways of the Red de Autopistas Nacionales de Targueral are named with an "N" followed by a number from 1 to 99. The names are posted in white letters on blue background, for example:  N1 .

The Regional Road Network of Targueral (Red de Carreteras Regionales de Targueral) is conformed by the regional roads (managed by the government of each region). All the roads from Red de Carreteras Regionales de Targueral are named with an acronym from the region followed by a number from 1 to 99. The names are posted on green background, for example:  NTV - 1  (regional road in Nortovia.png Nortovia).

Railways

Airports

Navigation

Culture

Art

Museums

Literature

Writers

Music

Architecture

Cuisine

Media

Sport

Football is the most popular sport in Targueral. Football Leagues in Targueral

Tourism

Holiday

Notable people

- Raimundo de Marguaparrena: Castellanese navigator, discoverer of the north coast of Targueral and founder of Margaparreña (Nortovia.png Nortovia).

- Rigoberto Reguero: Castellanese landowner, one of the first foreigners to obtain a government concession of the land destinated to rice and tropical fruits crops in Nortovia.png Nortovia. The town of Regueral remembers him.

- Wenceslao ''El Gaidur'':

- Esteban Minanda:

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