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Republic of Kuovälsna

Kuoväszna (Nys'tat'en)
Kuovälpsan Tašavalta (Kuovälpsan)
Flag of Kuovälsna
State flag (left) and the Kuovälpsan Cross (right)
Motto: "Only he who makes the blade may decide when there is peace and war"
Anthem: "Lament for Our Fathers"
and largest city
Official languagesNys'tat'en
Recognised minority
Ethnic groups
By species:
  • 56.4% Kemonomimi
  • 31.6% Ursines
  • 7.8% Elves
  • 2.3% Tieflings
  • 1.9% Other
By ethnicity:
  • 38.3% Andristnor
  • 31.4% Kuovälpsan
  • 9.7% Ulvrikian
  • 3.7% Kuvian
  • 0.9% Other
  • 75.1% Akuanism (official)
  • 11.2% Šlöpöili
  • 7.7% No religion
  • 4.5% Ulvriktru
    • 3.6% Gothiricism
    • 0.5% Gustafistism
    • 0.2% Other Ulvriktru
  • 1.5% Others
GovernmentUnitary Akuanist dominant-party presidential republic
• Shrinekeeper
Ny’Bree Vestchur
• Convention President
Vassi Kyllö
• Chief of Defence
Avark Ny’Välsen
LegislaturePopular Convention
Assembly of Brewmasters
People’s Assembly
• Estimate
GDP (nominal)estimate
• Total
• Per capita
CurrencyPzæffin Coin (KUP)
Driving sideright
Calling code+562
ISO 3166 codeKU
Internet TLD.kuo

Kuovälsna (Nys'tat'en: Kuoväszna, Kuovälpsan: Kuovälpsi), officially the Republic of Kuovälsna is a landlocked country in Eastern Novaris. It has land borders with Jarisven to the north and Hustreache to the east, as well as a large border with the inland Shinpi-tēnyuān Sea.

The nation’s name emerged from the Kuovälpsan people, who have been recorded to have inhabited the western regions of the country since the 6th millennium BCE, forming communities centred around the rivers which flow into the Shinpi-tēnyuān Sea. The region was first unified under the Ilvmieser Empire, having united the proto-Kuovälpsan states through domination of the Pilvieme river. The Ilvmieser dominated much of the lands north of their neighbouring inland sea, developing a strong system of domestic craftsmanship, with the emergence of masons and bladesmiths as prominent, wealthy members of the community.

The creation of weapons, especially, became important in the trade interests of the Empire in addition to its military due to the emergence of the trade in furs. Though the Proto-Kuovälpsan people had traditionally worn furs for warmth in the winter, the development of trade routes across Eastern Novaris allowed for the Ilvmieser to become a major supplier of fur pelts in the region, importing a variety of luxury goods. The empire would eventually decentralize under the rule of the powerful city of Ämärby and their council, which would rule for almost a century under a system of feudalism. In 427, the Ämärby Concordat was signed between Ny‘Andrestopp and the Kuovälpsan states under the suzerainty of Ämärby, and would place the lands as a self-governing frontier territory of the state in exchange for protection by Ny'Sænuri clans.

The republic was founded following the colonisation of Ny‘Andrestopp, which led to the collapse of the first historical Akuan democracy. At the time, Kuovälsna was considered to be the frontier of Ny‘Andrestopp, having been administered by native Kuovälpsan fiefs. The Ny'Sænuri clans of Ny‘Andrestopp guided the refugees of the former nation into the frontier area past the mountains. During this period, the Ny'Sænuri clans took the leading role in governance, establishing a military-run government to protect against neighbouring colonizer nations. The Ny'Sænuri authority controlled the government until the Dawn Revolution of 1856 which established a democratic state and retracted the Ny‘Andrestopp claim, proclaiming the republic.

After a century of democratic governance, the Ny'Sænuri clans retook control of the governance in 1958, during the Jarisvi-Kuoväinne War. Previously during the war, the Jarisvi were on the offensive, taking over large parts of the government and bringing the country to its knees. The Ny'Sænuri seized control of the government, changing the course of the war, pushing back the Jarisvi forces pass the border and taking a large chunk of the country. In 2008, the government returned to a ‘democracy'. Establishing a de facto Ny'Sænuri-controlled government backed by the Kuoväinne National Struggle party. Which has been in government from the beginning of the return to democratic governance.


Kuovälsna has a mix market economy, however it suffers from a lack of trading partners due its hostilely with its neighbors and as such focus on self-reliance. The economy staggered due to the policies of self-reliance and the lack of trading partners, despite vast copper and iron reserves. Primary the economy is driven by the agricultural sector, timber and the state-owned manufacturing industry. With the largest employer and most productive being from the agricultural sector outright. The country's official unemployment rate has been stated by the government to be around the 1.7% rate. Ny'Sænuri maintains a heavy influence within the economy, with the aim being to secure additional funding for the military budget.

Transport and energy

Railway transport in Kuovälsna is under control of the state ran Kuoväinne Railways, but the most common form of transportation is use of horses and donkeys. There is only a single civilian airport in the Ämärby, but there are several minor airports dotted around the country however they have not been approved for commercial aircraft. The energy sector is owned by the Ny'Sænuri operated company Kuoväinne Central Energy, and majority of the country's energy coming from the hydroelectric dams and the coal fire plants dotted around the country.

Agriculture & Foodstuff

Agriculture and the foodstuff is the largest industrial sector within the country, Kuovälsna having the highest food quality and more affordable crops within the region. Majority of agriculture is done by commune villages across the country, the exception being the Ny'Sænuri operated cash crop plantations, planting Yellow Smilian, grapeseed and mustard. Grains planted by the cooperatives are wheat, rye, potatoes and timber producing trees such as the native trees of spruce.


Mining within the country primary been heavily undeveloped despite having several large copper, iron and rhodium reserves. There are several additional ore deposits such as coal, lithium and cobalt. Out of all the ore deposits, only coal has been fully developed as a result of the country's energy needs. Iron has been partly developed for internal manufacturing needs.


Manufacturing plays a important role within the country's economy and it is including a domestic military equipment. The manufactory sector is heavily based around the Ämärby, which acts as the center point for the domestic supply chain, producing lion share of the goods for the country. There are a several other factories outside of the capital, producing furniture and less complex household goods.