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Plurinational Republic of Elissia

Poblachd Ioma-nàiseanta Elissia (Thanx)
Coat of Arms
Motto: Our steadfast hearts will lead the battle plan
Anthem: Together by Hiltonium and Fé van Kessel
Elissia (dark green) and its disputed territory (light green) surrounded by the continent of Gondwana (grey)
and largest city
Official languages
Ethnic groups
    • 1% Other
Demonym(s)Elissian, Nagatoian, Nag
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential
constitutional republic
• President
Maya Wright
Daniel Conrad
James Forger
LegislatureNational Council
• Confederation
1 June 1700
• Annexation of Folenya
17 July 1711
• Second confederation
18 July 1776
• First Republic
1 March 1836
25 March 1940
• Second Republic
16 April 1945
• Current constitution
1 June 2000
• Total
474,326.31 km2 (183,138.41 sq mi) (31st)
• Water (%)
• 2024 estimate
31,129,450 (40th)
• 2020 census
• Density
73.41/km2 (190.1/sq mi) (45th)
GDP (PPP)2023 estimate
• Total
SHD$1,608,150,500,000 (12th)
• Per capita
SHD$46,183.05 (10th)
GDP (nominal)2023 estimate
• Total
SHD$1,390,790,500,000 (15th)
• Per capita
SHD$39,940.88 (14th)
Gini (2023)32.5
medium · 25th
SDI (2023)0.935
very high · 9th
CurrencyNaria (₦) (UNA)
Time zoneLangley Standard Time (UTC-6)
Tanigawa Standard Time (UTC-7)
DST is not observed
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Preceded by
Second Republic of Elissia

Elissia, officially the Plurinational Republic of Elissia (Thanx: Poblachd Ioma-nàiseanta Elissia), is a sovereign island archipelago nation located in the Sea of Gondwana, surrounded by the continent of Gondwana. With an area of 474,326.31 km2 (183,138.41 sq mi), Elissia is the 11th largest country on Gondwana and the 45th largest country on Urth. The county shares its only land border with Orderia to the southeast. As of 2020, Elissia has a population of 34,021,230, an estimated increase of 5.3% from 2010. Codexian and Gensian make up the majority of the languages spoken. The population is mainly Elissian, followed by Augustian, Mizorian, and many others. Elissia is one of three nations part of the Unovia Region, the others being Augustia and Orderia.

Elissia's ancient roots extend to when small feline civilizations flourished along the Unovia Region's coast approximately 16,000 years ago. The explosive eruption of Chargestone Caldera abruptly disrupted this idyllic existence. The resulting volcanic winter claimed more than 96% of life, extinguishing the once-thriving feline population. By the 4th Century CE, the first emergence of humans from Unovia's eastern fringes marked a transformative era, setting the stage for the region's cultural evolution.

The Augustian-Folenyan War (1634-1642) stands out as a defining conflict, resulting in the annexation of the Elissia Territory into Augustia after an Augustian victory. However, the Elissian Act of 1700 granted autonomy to the territory. Between 1709 and 1711, Elissia faced internal upheaval, culminating in the annexation of the Republic of Folenya. A failed invasion of Augustia in 1726 led to Elissia's annexation by Augustia. 1776 saw a resilient Elissia regaining independence, adopting an isolationist foreign policy to safeguard its autonomy.

In 1836, Elissia underwent a significant political transformation, establishing its First Republic and recalibrating its relationship with Augustia. The forced opening of trade in 1864, enforced by a Great Morstaybishlia fleet, propelled Elissia into an era of constitutional reform, industrialization, and modernization.

The ambitious venture into colonization materialized in 1921 when Elissia established its first colony, Mizore, in Southwest Gondwana. Global pressure compelled Elissia to grant Mizorian independence in 1936. The tumultuous events of 1940, marked by Robert Kelly's imperial coup d'état, initiated the Elissian Civil War (1940-1945). Post-war, the Second Republic of Elissia emerged, transitioning into a plurinational republic by the dawn of the 21st century.

Elissia is a regional power in Gondwana, a middle power in international affairs, and an emerging global power. Elissia's economy is the fourth largest in Gondwana, the 25th-largest in the world by nominal GDP, and the 25th-largest by PPP. Elissia is called the Heart of Gondwana owing to its large population and economy. It is a founding member of the Intercontinental Regional Security Accords, Council of Gondwana, Unovian Commonwealth, and is a permanent member of the International Forum. Elissia ranks high in international measures of economic freedom, quality of life, education, human rights, and universal health care while also having low levels of corruption.

Elissian Golden Era (1945 - 1999)

The period following the Elissian Civil War ushered in an era of growth, stability, and prosperity for Elissia. From 1945 to 1999, the nation experienced a Golden Era marked by economic expansion, technological advancement, and cultural flourishing. The Second Republic of Elissia emerged as a regional power in Gondwana, contributing significantly to the broader geopolitical landscape. During this time, Elissia’s economy thrived, propelling it to become the fourth-largest in Gondwana. Technological innovation and modernization efforts fueled advancements across various industries, positioning Elissia as a critical player in international affairs. Culturally, Elissia experienced a renaissance, with the arts, sciences, and literature thriving. This period of cultural flourishing left an indelible mark on Elissia’s identity, shaping the nation's legacy for generations to come.

Contemporary period (2000 - present)

The contemporary period, which encompasses the years from 2000 to the present, has been characterized by continued progress and adaptation to evolving global dynamics. Elissia has remained a prominent player on the international stage, leveraging its economic strength and diplomatic influence to address pressing global issues. In recent years, Elissia’s commitment to financial freedom, quality of life, education, human rights, and universal healthcare has earned it high rankings in international measures. The nation's proactive stance on environmental sustainability and low levels of corruption further contribute to its reputation on the global stage. In 2000, Elissia changed its status from a second republic to a plurinational republic to reflect the multi-ethnic nature of the country under the new constitution. Currently, Elissia stands as an emerging global power with a resilient society and a forward-looking approach to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.



Elissia comprises 25 islands, the most populated and largest of which is the Unovia Tail. The Unovia Tail is also shared by the Orderia.


East Unovia Island, as well as North and West Unovia Islands are part of the Unovian Arc, which was formed by volcanic activity initiated at an undersea magma source called the Unovia Hotspot. The process continues to build islands; the tectonic plate beneath much of the Unovia Sea continually moves southwest, and the hot spot remains stationary, slowly creating new volcanoes. Mount Coronet, a volcano on Ryouko Island, is the tallest mountain in Elissia at 5,683 meters (18,645 feet) tall. Chargestone Caldera, located on East Unovia Island, southeast of Bridgeport, Elissia, is the site of the last supervolcanic eruption in Gondwana (approximately 19,650 BCE) with a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 8.

Natural disasters

During the last glacial period (approximately 19,650 BCE), Chargestone Supervolcano erupted with a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 8. The eruption was so devastating that it blocked the sun worldwide for almost a decade and possibly caused a 1,000-year-long cooling episode. This has led to the Chargestone catastrophic theory acting as a “soft reset.”


According to the Köppen climate classification, most of Elissia’s temperate oceanic climate (or Do type) features warm summers and wet winters with frequent overcast and cloudy skies. Many laws strictly forbid damaging natural habitats, keeping most beaches in the country's natural state while attracting tourists. Eco-tourism is highly encouraged by the government, with most hotels opting for a healthy mix of nature and the enjoyment of their guests.

Climate data for Castella, Elissia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.4
Average low °C (°F) 23
Average precipitation mm (inches) 50
Source: [1]
Climate data for Lancaster, Elissia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
Average low °C (°F) 14.3
Average precipitation mm (inches) 17.8
Source: [2]

Wildlife and conservation



List of the largest cities in Elissia






National Council

The National Council after the 2020 Elissia General Election
2020 General Election
Political party Leader Political ideology Last election (2020) Status
Abbreviation Party name % of votes Seats
LP Labor Party Maya Wright Modern liberalism, center to left-wing 45.88%
156 / 340
CP Conservative Party Richard Petty Conservatism, center to right-wing 29.41%
100 / 340
UP Unity Party Sofia Campbell Populism, centrism 15%
51 / 340
GGP Gondwana Green Party Maki Blair Environmentalism, center to left-wing 7.35%
25 / 340
FIP Folenyan Independence Party Micheal Alban Folenyan independence, center to right-wing 1.47%
5 / 340
SP Socialist Party John Beagles Socialism, left-wing 0.59%
2 / 340
NP National Party Lyn Kazumi Elissian nationalism, right-wing 0.29%
1 / 340
SDP Social Democratic Party Yukari Sendo Democratic socialism, left-wing 0%
0 / 340
Not elected

Political divisions

Map of Elissia

List of Departments

Flag Department Capital Population
(people per km2)
Municipalities Map # Area
Akai Shuto Akai Machi 2,726,438 34,534.12 78.95 1 6 501, 511, 521, 531, 541, 551 5100-5999
Hirasaka Straiton 3,043,883 62,165.05 48.96 4 8 801, 811, 821, 831, 841, 851 8100-8999
Kellsthrope Arlesbridge 4,822,611 58,765.03 82.06 2 3 301, 311, 321, 331, 341, 351, 361, 371, 381, 391 3100-3999
Kirkwood Fairfield 1,597,354 57,592.06 27.74 2 2 201, 211, 221 2100-2999
Langley Castella 8,223,816 64,285.01 127.93 5 1 101, 111, 121, 131, 141, 151 1100-1999
Nakata Humalau 2,474,242 61,179.26 40.44 3 4 601, 611, 621, 631, 641 6100-6999
Tanigawa Lancaster 5,197,877 61,245.32 84.87 2 7 401, 411, 421, 431, 441, 451, 461, 471, 481, 491 4100-4999
Watakawa Bridgeport 5,935,009 74,560.15 79.60 6 5 701, 703, 711, 713, 721, 731, 741, 751, 761, 771, 781, 791 7100-7999

Foreign relations

Elissia has a network of 212 diplomatic missions abroad and maintains relations with more than 190 countries. Elissia is a founding member of IRSA (headquartered in Castella), Council of Gondwana, Unovian Commonwealth, and is a permanent member of the International Forum. It has been influential in the Unovia Region since its inception and has maintained a strong alliance with Augustia and Mizore since 1945. Elissia promotes a unified Unovian political, economic, and security alliance with Augustia and Mizore and discusses merging into one nation one day.

Elissia maintains a deeply integrated relationship with neighboring Augustia, with free mobility of citizens between the two countries under the Unovian Travel Arrangement and free trade under the Unovian Commonwealth treaty. Both nations share a common history and similar cultures, self-identity, and ideas. In 2022, both governments expressed interest in merging into one nation, including Mizore.

Elissia has maintained its strong political and economic relations with Mizore since the end of Elissia’s colonial presence in 1936. In the 1970s, the Elissian government launched a series of economic projects to develop Mizore into an industrial, high-income economy. Mizore is now classified as an emerging developed country with an advanced economy backed by the Unovian naira. In a survey done in 2022, 83% of Mizorians had a favorable opinion of Elissia, while 79% of Elissians had a favorable opinion of Mizore.

Elissia’s relationship with Orderia had historically been strained because of Orderia’s views of Elissia’s growth and wealth and the many conflicts along the border. In 2018, both nations signed a security treaty allowing citizens to cross the border freely without resistance as long as they have a passport from their respective countries.

Elissia has close economic and military relations with Great Morstaybishlia, which maintains a security alliance. Great Morstaybishlia is a significant market for Elissia imports and exports and is committed to defending the country, with military bases in Elissia.

Government finance


Law enforcement and crime


Science and technology

Income, poverty, and wealth





Elissia has been a center of Gondwanan cultural development for centuries. Many Elissian artists have been among the most renowned of their time; Elissia is still recognized in Gondwana for its rich cultural tradition.

Elissian culture is best described as a mix of Elissian ingenuity for the arts and culture and Gensian resourcefulness for the betterment of all that lives. This mix has caused a noticeable divide in Elissia when culture is brought up. Elissian culture makes up the vast majority in Eastern Elissia, while on East Unovia Island and the surrounding islands, Gensi culture is much more prominent. Ever since meeting one another, both cultures have learned to coexist and, in doing so, make each other better. Nowadays, both cultures are seen as one entity, which is also made up of other cultures like Augustian, Vessarlan, Morstaybishlian, and Tretridian.

Traditional Elissian-Gensian arts include crafts such as pottery, textiles, and swordmaking; performances of puppeteering, dance, and storytelling; and other practices, tea ceremonies, flower arrangements, martial arts, calligraphy, hot springs, and games. Elissia has a developed system for the protection and promotion of both tangible and intangible cultural properties and national treasures through the Ministry of Culture. The Ministry of Culture has been active since its creation in 1957, granting subsidies to artists, promoting Elissian culture worldwide, supporting festivals and cultural events, and protecting historical monuments. The Elissian government also succeeded in maintaining a cultural exception to defend audiovisual products made in the country.

Elissians have traditionally been characterized by a strong work ethic, competitiveness, and individualism and a unifying belief in emphasizing liberty, equality, private property, and democracy. Elissians are extremely charitable by global standards: according to a 2020 Morstaybishlian study, Elissians gave 1.8% of their GDP to charity, more than any other nation studied.




Visual art

The history of Elissian painting exhibits synthesis and competition between native Elissian esthetics and imported ideas. The interaction between Elissian and Gondwanan art has been significant. Examples include woodblock prints, which began to be exported in the 19th century in the movement known as Nagism and had a considerable influence on the development of modern art in the East, most notably in Great Morstaybishlia.


Salmon and Potato Bake, the national dish of Elissia

The Elissian cuisine is a blend of Augustian, Gensi, and Morstaybishlian cultures, with elements from Orderia, Vessarlian, and Auravas. Seafood and basmati rice or udon noodles are traditional staples dating back to the Gensian Republic in the 1200s. Food like beef and potatoes was brought by the Augustians in the 1640s. When Morstaybishlian missionaries landed on Elissia in 1864 to open trade, they introduced the citizens to cheese, roasted and stewed meats, meat and game pies, boiled vegetables, broths, and fruit pies. This mashup of different cuisines has helped Elissia create its identity while conserving its values and pride.

Bridgeport’s Fifth Street Public Market’s Provisions Food Hall

Seafood has traditionally accounted for a large proportion of the Elissian diet, especially in western Elissia. With a massive boom in commercial fishing in recent years, the islands see tons of fish like Cod and Tuna for all kinds of dishes. Delicacies in the western Elissia include blackened cod and smoked tuna. Bridgeport's Fifth Street Public Market is notable regarding this culinary style, along with Yamato and Hanakawa.

Steak Udon, a staple of Elissian cuisine

Rice and noodles have been a staple for hundreds of years. Many dishes are a combination of meat and either rice or noodles. Steak Udon is a popular dish as both ingredients are stir-fried with a broth or a paste. Another popular dish is rice bowls, generally accompanied by tuna, beef, and many vegetables.

Beef is often enjoyed more in eastern Elissia as seafood is hard to come by, and livestock is very plentiful. Most dishes consist of a cut of meat, starch (typically potatoes), and a type of bread. This meal structure is typical of the Unovia Region and differs from Eastern and Southern Gondwana, though it often consists of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Late-morning and mid-afternoon snacks are also usually included in this meal structure.

Bread is a significant part of eastern Elissian cuisine, and Elissian bakeries produce about 300 main types of bread and 900 types of pastries and rolls.

Duke Estate Winery, the largest winery in Elissia.

Popular Elissian beverages include rice wine, which typically contains 14–17% alcohol and is made by multiple fermentation of rice. Beer has been brewed in Elissia since the late 17th century. Wine has become popular in many parts of the country, especially in the Southern Unovian Wine Region. In 2021, Elissia was the fifth-largest wine producer in the world.

Elissia is the world's second-highest per capita cider consumption and the second-largest cider-producing country on Urth behind Augustia. Ciders from Tanigawa are generally more robust. Cider is also popular in Mizore as an alternative to hard liquor. In Great Morstaybishlia, varieties of fermented cider are often called hard cider to distinguish alcoholic cider from non-alcoholic apple cider or "sweet cider," also made from apples. In Augustia, cider cannot contain less than 2.5% or over 13% absolute alcohol by volume.




Kyuzo Miza (left) and Kano Jiro (right)

Judo is widely known as Elissia’s national sport. Created in 1885 by Kano Jiro and Kyuzo Miza, Judo was used as a form of exercise by the Gensi of East Unovia Island. Many teachers of Judo, like Jiro and Miza, taught classes of 20 or less in a small, matted room where anyone could master the technique of Judo. In 1899, Judo made its way to eastern Elissia, with most citizens seeing Judo as a self-defense technique. Miza took this reaction to increase Judo's potential among the masses and started teaching Judo to customers with little to no experience. Judo, eventually became part of the compulsory junior high school curriculum in 1912 and the military in 1913. Judo has been recognized as one of the five great martial arts on Urth and has been included in the Aldanic Games since the 1950 Salovia Aldanic Games.

Spiegelman Thunderdome Stadium in 2015

Association football has been the most popular sport in Elissia ever since Morstaybishlian Missionaries sailed to Castella in 1872. Since then, Elissia has dominated the Unovia Region and Northeastern Gondwana but has yet to win a single World Cup. The Elissian national football team is headquartered in Castella at the Spiegelman Thunderdome Stadium. The team’s biggest rivals are the Augustian national football team and the Orderia national football team.

There are many different football clubs throughout Elissia. Castella Football Club and Kellsthrope United Football Club are the oldest and the best teams, with a win-to-loss ratio of 85% and 83%, respectively. Other groups include Kirkwood United FC, Langley United FC, Nakata United FC, Watakawa United FC, Tanigawa United FC, Hirasaka United FC, and Akai Shuto United FC.

Track and field have been considered Elissia’s third national sport, after football and Judo. Events like long-distance running and marathons have been popularized in Elissia and exported to other places worldwide.

Elissia hosted the Summer Aldanic in Castella in 1972 and 1996, making Castella the third Gondwanan city to host the Aldanic twice. The country has also gained the hosting rights for the official World Athletics Championships on five occasions, more than any other nation.

Physical fitness is emphasized in Elissian culture, with morning exercises practiced, commercial gyms and private fitness clubs popular across the country, and many activities like biking, swimming, and track and field.

Mass media

The three major television broadcasters in Elissia are the Elissian Broadcasting Company (EBC), Unovian Broadcasting Company (UBC), and the Gondwana Television Network (GTN); these three networks are all commercial entities. Cable television offers hundreds of channels catering to a variety of niches.

Elissia's commercial radio broadcasting includes FM stations and AM stations. In addition, there are numerous public radio stations run by universities and public authorities for educational purposes and internet-based radio stations run by anyone with an internet connection and an Internet Commercial Radio Broadcasting License (ICRBL). As of June 2022, there are 854 licensed full-power radio stations in Elissia, according to the Elissian Communications Commission (ECC).

The national newspaper of Elissia is the Elissian News. Although the cost of publishing has increased over the years, the price of newspapers has remained low, forcing Elissian News to rely more on advertising revenue and articles provided by advertisement firms and political parties. Most city and department newspapers have gone online, while some have dual versions online and in print. Major cities often have "alternative weeklies" to complement the mainstream daily papers, such as Castella’s The Peninsula Perceptive, Lancaster’s Lancaster Weekly, or Arlesbridge’s The Emerald Leader. Major cities may also support a local business journal, trade papers relating to local industries, and papers for local ethnic, social, and political groups.


The Elissian Phoenix
Elissia Coat of Arms

The flag of Elissia is called the Elissian Phoenix. It was created in 1836 to replace the Elissia Territory flag. The colors on the flag (from top to bottom) are Unovian Red, White, Emerald Green, White, and Sapphire Blue. In the middle of the flag is an image of the Unovian Phoenix, the symbol for the Unovia Region, surrounded by a Sapphire Blue circle with a white border. Between each bar color is a white stripe.

Color Web color (hex) Decimal color (rgb) Symbolism Notes
Unovian Red #ff1650 255, 22, 80 Blood, sacrifice, health, Unovian Culture Adopted from the Empire of Augustia flag
Emerald Green #50c878 80, 200, 120 Nature, land, prosperity, progress Adopted from the Republic of Folenya flag
Sapphire Blue #0000ff 0, 0, 255 Trust, loyalty, stability, faith Adopted from the Elissia Territory flag
White #ffffff 255, 255, 255 Purity, cleanliness, peacefulness Adopted from many sources

The Unovian Phoenix and the coat of arms of Elissia have ties to the region of Unovia, along with Augustia and the northern part of Orderia. All three countries were at one point part of Augustia, represented by the Unovian Phoenix.

The national anthem of Elissia is Together by Fumie Akiyoshi and Francesca Armend, translated by Hiltonium Hilton and Fé van Kessel. The anthem was originally an Elissian-Folenyan folk song by Akiyoshi and Armend in 1927. Mentions of Mount Coronet, rock climbing, and multi-battle victories can be heard throughout the song, as well as a line about Elissia’s ever-growing list of battles it has been in.