Taviani

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State of Taviani
Taviani
Motto:
"Where love, enjoyment, and peace come together."
Constituent state ofFlag of the FSA.svg Federal States
CapitalRamani
Official languagesIngerish Jalayan Franquese
DemonymTavianese
GovernmentState Government
 • GovernorNayvadius Makai
LegislatureGeneral Assembly
 • Upper houseState House of The Senate
 • Lower houseState House of The Representatives
Area
 • Total84386.88 km2
32581.96 sq mi
Population
 • Estimate (2019)10,799,301
TimezoneWUT +10

Taviani, officially known as the State of Taviani (Nezhrai Taviani in Jalayan and État de Taviani in Franquese), is a state in the East Central Region of the Federal States. It borders AR120-59 and Lake Ashani to the west, Nipewa and New Carnaby to the north, Fellshire and Lake Majoriti to the east, and Sainte-Agnes, AR045-03, the Zhukovsky River, and Unnamed Great Lake to the south. The capital of Trinity Island is Ramani.

History

Pre-Colonial Taviani

Before Ingerish colonization, various native Archantan tribes flourished there. As Asperic peoples migrated to Taviani, they got along well with the natives and the two together formed what is now the Jalayan people (Bahngza Jalaya). Many native Archantan tribes willingly joined other tribes and mixing with the Asperic people during the First Wave of Jalayanism. Eventually, there were numerous Jalayan tribes in the southern portion of the pre-colonial Taviani, but in the north were more hostile native tribes against the Jalayans. By 1400, the Jalayans in the south and who would become known as the Highlanders in the north had formed two seperate kingdoms along different political, social, and economic ideologies. The southern kingdom, called the Kingdom of Jalaya (Manzraja Jalaya) was a a social liberal, left-wing state where the king did not have full control. It was a constitutional monarchy who's economy was mostly based on agriculture, trade, and in cities, manufacturing. Their capital, Ramani was a growing financial, economic, government, and military hub where many Jalayans relocated. The northern kingdom, known as the Great Northern Kingdom (Manzraja Utara Yang Hebat), was a totalitarian absolute monarchy. The king had the ultimate say and ruled under far-right ideologies and was very conservative. Their economy was driven mostly by agriculture. They frequently invaded their southern neighbors but mostly found themselves pushed back to their own borders.

Colonial period

In April 1699, an Ingerish explorer named George Sheritt led an expedition of 10,000 men further inland into what is now the Federal States. In June, they encountered the Franquese at Lake Majoriti. The Franquese had already had a settlement on Bastina Island and on other islands but didn't have much elsewhere. Sheritt and his men defeated a small army of Franquese and Great Northern soldiers at Diamond Heights and founded the City of Elizabethtown there (named after his wife Elizabeth Hughes-Sheritt). The Franquese refused to recognize the founding of Elizabethtown and built a city 5 miles southwest of it and named the city Majoriti (a Franquese creole word meaning the plurality). Majoriti flourished while Elizabethtown diminished. On March 23, 1700, the Battle of Majoriti was fought. The Ingerish and Jalayans were victorious over the Great Northerners and Franquese. Elizabethtown was destroyed, many Franquese were imprisoned at the Bastina Island Jail but were later freed by Jalayans. After the battle, the Ingerish occupied Majoriti and moved northward while Sheritt's nephew, Andre Sayang who was half Jalayan, led the expedition westward. Although his leadership was sometimes questionable, he and his men encountered several Jalayan tribes who welcomed them warmly and never lost anyone due to unnatural causes. Sayang eventually made it to Ramani and was amazed by the prosperity, culture, and development. He stayed in Ramani while some of his men led by David Allen went west to the La'akea River and to Rayna where the Great Northerners had invaded. They tried to make peace with them, but were attacked and pushed back to Ramani. However, some managed to set up a fortification at Point Talitta. Matthew Greene and his group of 2,000 went southeast into what is now Simiyah County, Mark Jones led the grueling expedition north from Flodsofje to Nakiya. On December 5, 1704, Taviani became a colony of Ingerland. Ramani was its capital, and its first governor was Daniel G. S. Patton and George Sheritt was made Lieutenant Governor]].

Geography

Taviani's area covers 32,581.96 square miles of relatively flat land near the lakes, the Zhukovsky River, and near the Periwachatt River, mountains in the east, and hills in between. In the numerous lakes Taviani borders, there are several islands including the Jalaya County Minor Outlying Islands.

Climate

Taviani has a temperate oceanic climate, characterized by hot or warm summers and cool to mild winters. Summer is characterized by low rainfall, allowing people to enjoy the beaches at this time; while in the middle of years there are many rains and there are probabilities of hurricanes in the area. The months with less daylight hours are June and July, while the sunniest months are December and January.

Demographics

The State of Taviani is a diverse state with many different ethnicities. The state is 42% white, 33% black, 10% Native Archantan, 5% Asperic, and 10% mixed or other. Hispanic/Latino of any race makes up 19% of the state's population. Many Jalayans self-identified as black due to the fact that they were not welcomed into the Native Archantan community due to many cultural and historic differences.

Counties

There are __ counties in the State of Taviani

Transportation

Federal States Route 10 under the name Taviani Turnpike goes horizontally through the state starting in Hillsboro and ending in Pendleton. It borders or runs through the cities of Rayna, Ramani, Federalsburg, and Talitta City. There are two major airports in the state that serve the Ramani Metropolitan Area. Makayla Z. Sayang Intenational Airport is the primary airport and is located in Tamyia City. Lakeview International Airport is the secondary airport and is located in Jalaya Beach