Tarephia

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Tarephia
Statistics
Area 22,300,000 km2
Population 1,505,346,769
Number of countries 101
Demonym Tarephian

Tarephia is a continent mostly in the eastern hemisphere. It is almost evenly divided between the northern and southern hemispheres, and a smaller portion lies in the western hemisphere. To the north across the Strait of Abren is the continent of Uletha. In the east, the Sea of Uthyra separates Tarephia from the Liberan Peninsula. To the southeast is the Asperic Ocean, and to the south across the Strait of Lyc is Antarephia. The Hesperic Ocean lies to the west.

Much of the continent lies in the tropics and subtropics.

Etymology

The names Tarephia and Antarephia can be traced to Baveili mythology. In Baveili mythology, the Tarephim were a race of winged humans. When the Baveilis landed on what is today the island of Tarephim in Meilan, they discovered caves containing depictions of winged humans. Believing that they had found the land of the winged humans, the Baveilis called the island Tarephim. As the Baveilis migrated westward through the Strait of Lyc, they eventually applied the name of Tarephim to the entire mainland.

When the Franquese arrived, they called region Tarephie, or Tarephia, as the Baveilis had referred to the land. Through the Franquese, "Tarephia" entered books and maps around the world. Today, "Tarephia" is used to refer to the entire continent.

Geography

Tarephian political map as of July 2019. Countries marked with red, are members of the TCC.

Deserts dominate the north of Tarephia. The Great Helion Desert is one of the largest deserts on the continent. To the northeast is the Serion Desert and the smaller Foare Desert. With the exception of the river that flows into the Ilemian Sea, most of the interior north is arid.

Equatorial Tarephia and southern Tarephia are more lush; rainforests and savannas cover much of the south.

Mountain Ranges

Deserts

Bodies of Water

Old Political Map Of Tarephia

History

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  • 1477: Van Pelt founded the New Holland Colony in eastern Latina
  • 1488: The brothers Bergez founded the castellán colony of Latina
  • 1498–1505: The Castellanese colony of Nuevo Taredo is established in what is now southern Avalon, Vodeo
  • 1536: Guilleaume Du Bois - coming from Vodeo - foundet his "private" colony in the western part of Latina
  • 1594: The Rhysiogan colony of New Cambria is established at Brynderwyn
  • 1616: Ingerland takes possession of the New Cambria colony from Rhysiog
  • 1725: The Ingerish colonies of Cambria and St Austell declare independence from the Ingerish Empire
  • 1760: Vodeo is formed as a full merger of Cambria and St Austell
  • 1766: The DuBios principality become part of Latina
  • 1824: Independence of Latina from Castellán
  • 1969: Termination of the Ingerish-Siriuwni Protective Treaty, independence of South Serion
  • 1984: The Tarephia Cooperation Council is established

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List of countries

Country Capital Area (km²) Inhabitants Density Remarks
Flag of Abrilleron.svg Abrilleron Akesia 3,898
Flag of Aeda.png Aeda Aeda ~235 (tbd) 138,440 589/km² Ingerish Overseas Territory
Kazari flag.png Al-Kaza Canan-Yar 41,589.96 12,885,566 309.8/km²
Allendea-Flag.png Allendea Villa Fojenica 105,803.28 11.267.531 106.4
BanderaDeAmmirice.png Ammirice Brusey 372,142 98,876,000 268.40/km2
Balavalonia 867317.png Balavalonia Waeldstone 73,836,290
Bandiera na Barzona.png Barzona Carante 64581 TBD
DrapeauBMT.svg Beaumontan Sévaille 198 000 34 500 000 174.2/km² Population and area numbers are rounded to the nearest 1000 for calculations.
2band slovech.png Belgravia Slovech till 2014 part of 4band ukl.png Gran-Lusland
2band brasonia.jpg Brasonia Campo Verde till 2014 part of 4band ukl.png Gran-Lusland
Drapeaubro.png Broceliande Valoris 100 000 24 000 000 240 hab / Km²
Draco Bashkim 6,200,000 each km² Opened its borders on August 8th 2015.
Flag of Gianniria.png Gianniria Protevousa 16,772,667
FreedemianFlag1.png Freedemia Quentinsburgh
Islatramma Flag.jpg Islatramma Anaras 38,275,000
Korromatania Flag.png Kurromatania Moslowt
Latflag.png Latina Latina (Cidudad) 1,325,177 104,512,506 93 each km²
2band lusland.png Luslandia Alcântara till 2014 part of 4band ukl.png Gran-Lusland
Meilan flag.png Meilan Beishan (on Antarephia) 100,963 (1,355 on Tarephia) 37,728,000 (758,000 on Tarephia) Meilan is primarily located on the continent of Antarephia, but has one city in Tarephia.
Flag-of-Merracos.png Merracos Menara 222,379 23,142,368
FlagNATURE.png Nature Nature tbd 4,000,000 tbd tbd km²
AáaFlag1.png Ncadia Ncakjana 11682.19 ~2.5 million ~214/km²
New nahele flag.svg Nahele Republic Yellowdart Falls ~15,000 ~6,543,000 (2019 census) ~450/km^2 Calculations rounded to the nearest 1,000
ParoyFlag.png Paroy Coleraine 396,445 61,350,340 154.8/km²
Promissão Porto Providência 9,389.98 each km²
Mergany Flag.png Sant Elena Grünwick ~ ~ ~ Mergan overseas territory
Flag of South Serion.png South Serion Sitra 177,819.14 2,585,484 14.54/km²
Sudharka Sudharka (city)
TamarindiaFlag150.jpg Tamarindia Misión 296,417 17,545,869 59.19/km2
FLAGTARA.png Tara New Dublin 25,793 til 2011 a part of Latina
Targueral Briatacán 186,000
Flag of Tigeria.png Tigeria Meilinmen 33,488 5,119,000 155/km²
Flag of Valaga.png Valaga Valka
Vodeo Flag.png Vodeo Saviso 369,401 33,835,912 91.6/km²
Xenica flag.png Xenica (city-state) 1100 912,000 829.1

Politics

The continental union for Tarephia is the Tarephia Cooperation Council. In the south, the nations along the Straits of Lyc trade in the Lycene League. The intercontinental trade union for the Tarephias is the Tarephia-Antarephia Free Trade Agreement.

Demographics

As a testament to the historic colonization of Tarephia, the majority of the peoples speak the languages of the former colonial powers. Castellanese is the predominant national language, followed by Ingerish, Franquese, and Florescentian

Infrastructure

See Also

Continents of the World
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Archanta
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Ereva
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Kartumia
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Orano
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Pelanesia
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Tarephia
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Uletha