Apexiala Posted January 15 Share Posted January 15 Welcome to Apexiala The Principality of Apexiala The Principality of Apexiala is a fast growing, highly developed, coastal, democratic nation that prioritises equality, fairness, integrity and the safety of its citizens. Apexiala has scored a perfect 100.0 on the International LGBT+ Rights Index, recognising it as a very highly developed and free nation, with the highest tier of freedoms, rights, and societal acceptance for LGBT+ people 🏳️🌈. Links 📄 History 📄 Royal Family 📄 Government 📄 Constitution 📄 Legislation 📄 Economy 📄 People/Population & Demographics 📄 Culture 📄 Language 📄 Welfare 📄 International Trade 📄 Cities 📄 Geography 📄 Climate 📄 Wildlife 📄 Military 📄 Notable Companies 📄 Notable People The 💕Principality💕 of Apexiala Full map of Apexiala (v0.6, 08 Jan. 2023) Motto: Equality & Progress Language: Apexialan & Common Government Type: Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy Head of State: ♔ HRH Princess Katie Amari Head of Government: Prime Minister Tyrus Omara Population: 18,405,858 Population Density: 54.1 per km2 Capital: Oasis Largest City: Oasis Land Area: 340,264 km2 Elevation: Highest Point: ⛰️ 777m Lowest Point: 🌊 0m (Sea Level) GDP (PPP): $708,405,054,987 (2nd in Nur, 14th in Esferos) GDP per Capita: $38,488 (1st in Nur, 21st in Esferos) Currency: Apexia (Ӕ) International Indexes: Intl Development Index: 88.2 See report Intl LGBT+ Rights Index: 100.0 See report Intl Freedom Index: 96.3 See report Intl Democracy Index: Results Pending See report Intl Safety Index: 93.1 See report Intl Animal Rights Index: 76.0 See report Timezone: 🕓 IAT+4 Internet TLD: 💻 .apx Religion: No official religion National Animal: 🐃 Buffalo & 🦬 Bison National Tree: 🌴 Palm Tree National Flower: tbc... History Work in progress... Check back in soon maybe?? text text text... text text text... Royal Family Apexiala has a Royal Family, however its powers are now largely symbolic only. The current head of the Apexialan Royal Family is ♔ HRH Princess Katie Amari (aged 30), who has held the position since coronation ten years ago in 1413, at the age of 20. Next in line to the throne is ♛ Crown Princess Imara Kamini (aged 23) Government Apexiala is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy, with Prime Minister Tyrus Omara as Head of Government. A democratically elected government is responsible for most aspects of the Legislature and routine running of the nation. All levels of government are expected to embody the principles of Equality & Progress. The political establishment follows a trias politica model (Separation of powers), with the 3 separate branches of government: Executive: Prime Minister & Government Legislative: Bicameral Legislature Upper House: Senate Lower House: Congress Judicial: Supreme Court Government & Non-Governmental Departments Bank of Apex Apexiala Diplomatic Relations Apexiala Department of Defense Apexiala Gallery of Art Apexiala Cultural Heritage Apexiala Wildlife Reserve Apexiala Nature Reserve Constitution Apexiala does have a Constituion... But it's a work in progress... Check back in soon maybe?? text text text... text text text... Legislation I'm hopefully going to get around to publishing a lot more details about Legislation But this is still a major work in progress... Check back in another time maybe?? text text text... text text text... Economy GDP (PPP): $708,405,054,987 (2nd in Nur, 14th in Esferos) GDP per Capita: $38,488 (1st in Nur, 21st in Esferos) Apexiala has a highly developed market economy, regarded as free, modern & efficient. Much of Apexialas success can be directly traced back to its origins as an entrepôt (transshipment port), and its flourishing mercantile shipping industry. Apexiala has nationalished the ownership of many core state-run services, particularly in underlying industries such as infrastructure, utilities, telecomms & energy. Notwithstanding state run infrastructure, the nation remains overwhelmingly dedicated to free open market competition, and as such it remains very business friendly and attracts substantial foreign investments. Much of the Apexialas early trading was in the export of tropical produce & livestock, however this has diversified substantially over the last several decades. Various other sectors also contribute to imports & exports, including manufacturing, automobiles, petrochemicals, electrical equipment, technology, medical equipment & medicines, and many more. The nation also has a well established Financial sector, which helps it to remain well placed on the international economic stage. The city of Alowa is home to the Apexiala Trading Exchange (ATX) and is the headquarters for many Apexialan companies, as well as hosting regional offices for many international businesses. People/Population & Demographics Diverse & Multicultural... Ethnic Groups Apexialan 76% Apexialan (Mixed Heritage) 19% Apexialan (Indigenous) 1% Other/Foreign 4% Need to expand on this... it's a work in progress... Check back in soon maybe?? text text text... text text text... Culture Food Apexialan food has evolved from a fusion of many varieties of international styles, and plays an important part of Apexialan culture. As a result of the abundance of livestock & spices much of Apexialan cuisine is centred around meaty and spicy dishes. Notable Apexialan dishes include Massawa Stew (Bison or Buffalo), Tamari Curry, Lemon & Sesame Chicken & Rice, as well as many popular street food vendors. Music Music is also a notable aspect of Apexialan life. Most popular genres of music are: Alternative, Rock, Emo/Screamo, Metalcore, as well as various other subgenres of Metal. Various electronic genres such as Dance, Electro & Trance also remain popular as well. Sport There is no official national sport of Apexiala, however there are a wide variety of Sports, Activities & Hobbies which are popular. Active lifestyle sports and hobbies such as athletics & gymnastics, rock climbing, archery. With it's many cities that line the coastline, water sports such as kite sailing & surfing are also popular. Equine sports include horse riding, horse racing, dressage & show jumping. Apexiala is also home to an F1 Grand Prix race in the city of Oasis each year. More modern hobbies are becoming more prominent such as Esports & Gaming, as well as more niche hobbies like fantasy roleplaying tabletop games. Language text text text... Welfare Apexiala has a substantial welfare support system.... which aims to ensure the highest possible standards of living for all Apexialans. Housing assistance, unemployment assistance, disability assistance, national pensions, Universal Basic Income This expansive social support system aims to ensure that there is virtually no absolute poverty and continually strives to reduce relative poverty as well. International Trade text text text... Cities Rank City Population District 1 Oasis 4,350,939 tbc 2 Massawa 3,382,338 tbc 3 Alowa 2,800,000 tbc 4 Marini 268,377 tbc 5 Madiha 231,061 tbc 6 Tamari 200,000 tbc 7 Milena 164,829 tbc 8 Biwasi 150,000 tbc 9 Nalah 120,000 tbc 10 Kawehi 100,000 tbc 11 Okawa 80,000 tbc 12 Nyasa 45,000 tbc Full map of Esferos (v1.6, 18 Feb. 2023) Geography Apexiala is located at the very north west peninsula of the continent of Nur, within the world of Esferos. Most of the country sits just below the Tropic of Eli, placing it approximately between 17°N to 25°N north of the Equator. Apexialas territory also includes Samira Island to the west. Climate Apexiala has a humid sub-tropical climate. Temperatures are typically fairly warm all year round, with notably hot summers. The southern & western areas of Apexiala experience regular rainfall, with a monsoon season that peaks in late summer. Whereas the central & north-eastern areas of Apexiala experience very little rain for most of the year, with only very brief rainfall in summer. Temperatures almost never drop below freezing point, and there have been no modern records of snowfall. Wildlife text text text... Military text text text... Notable Companies Mikaru: Luxury Automobiles Risaki: Retro Futursim Sports Cars Keyaru: Modern Family Cars, Moderately Premium level, often electric Tibaru: Budget entry level cars Kimora Industries: Metalworks / Steelworks Sirana: Petrochemicals Aridae: Pharmaceutical Syrah: Tech/Cyber?? Karini: Residential & Accomodation Rosetta Hotels: Hospitality & Accomodation Virala: Media, TV Notable People text text text... Industry Apexiala is led by International Trade, Manufacturing, Agriculture & Livestock, Financial Services and Tourism. Its many beaches, harbours and nightlife, as well as its vibrant culture and local wildlife make it a popular holiday destination within The West Pacific. The Kamari Wildlife Reserve is a popular destination for travellers looking to experience a Safari tour. Additional sectors also include Agriculture, Livestock & Wildlife Management and Fishing. Wildlife Reserves Apexiala is home to an abundance of native wildlife which benefit from pristine habitats and strong environmental protections. The Apexiala Wildlife Reserve is responsible for the management of the Safari habitats Some of the animals native to Apexiala include the following: Caribou Impala Oryx Rhino Wildebeest Armadillo Honey Badger Pangolin Possum, Tapir Buzzard Dodo Kestral Osprey Parrot Alpaca Llama Bear Camel Jackal Lynx Manatee Otter Piranha Seal Shark Stingray Terrapin Other Notable Locations - Kamari (Wildlife Reserve) - Ambessa (Small Town & Lodges) - Samira Island International Relations While Apexiala strongly supports democracy both at a national & international level, it prioritises being militarily neutral, thus maintaining only minimal Armed Forces for national defense. Future Articles...? 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