Lapinumbia

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The Most Serene Republic of Lapinumbia

Flag of Lapinumbia
Flag of Lapinumbia
CapitalVecitania
Largest cityLavoa
Official languagesNorvian
Recognised regional
languages
Corencian
Ethnic groups
(2020)
63.2% Human
15.3% Elven
7.6% Dwarven
5.9% Lutryne
3.1% Nekomimi
4.9% other
Demonym(s)Lapinumbian
GovernmentParliamentary Oligarchic Merchant Republic
• Doge
Enrico Dandolo
LegislatureConsiglio dei Pregadi
Establishment
• Founding of Lapinumbia
697
• First Constitution.
24 March 1802
• Current Democracy
1556
• UCA accession
27 april 2020
Area
• Total
420,000 km2 (160,000 sq mi)
Population
• 2020 census
Increase 34,630,498
• Density
81/km2 (209.8/sq mi)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
℄1.81 trillion
• Per capita
℄52,266
Gini (2020)0.26
low
HDI (2020)0.94289
very high
CurrencyDucato (℄/DCO)
Time zoneUTC (
)
• Summer (DST)
UTC-6 to -9
Date formatDD/MM/YYYY
Driving sidethe left
Calling code+697
ISO 3166 codeLPN
Internet TLD.ln

The Most Serene Republic of Lapinumbia, commonly know as The Republic of Lapinumbia or Lapinumbia (LPB) is a sovereign state in Southeast Novaris. Apart from the mainland, its territory also includes the Island of Rhodes, the Island of Bersalia and the 2 autonomous territories of Corence and Artesia. The only land border Lapinumbia has is with the Kingdom of Tretrid. The nation also has the Islands of Veneto, in front of the bay of Lapinum, where the capital is located.

Lapinumbia has an area of 420,000 km² and a population exceeding 34 million. Lapinumbia's capital is Vecitania, whilst the largest city is Lavoa; other major urban areas include Introitus, Rordamus, Chiegliari, Rossena, Sesti, Corence, Paravena, Novapoli and Rhodos.

The ancestors of the Lapinumbian republic came first to Novaris 1800 years ago in the 4th century CE, creating the first major settlements in the area

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Early settlement[edit | edit source | hide]

Lapinumbia was originally settled by Norvians fleeing persecution in Dallacqua in around the 4th century CE. A warlike people, these Norvians appear in the accounts of Threnian historians of the time. Archaeological evidence backs up claims of Norvian raids on Threnia.

Founding[edit | edit source | hide]

The city of Vecitania was founded in 697, marking the creation of the Lapinumbian republic. The city was founded after a federation of city states in the island of North Veneto decided to unify into a single nation, deciding to create a planned city as its capital. This also marked the founding of the Lapinumbian trade league, which was able to have members from all around the bay of Lapinum and southwest Novaris, reaching up to the bay of Atlantia

Novapolian-Lapinumbian war[edit | edit source | hide]

The Novapolian-Lapinumbian war was a war over the control of the bay of Lapinum. Tensions between the two merchant republics was rising as Lapinumbia power was beginning to rival Novapolian dominance in the region. These tensions culminated into a war after a Novapolian trade fleet was raided by pirates and was mistook as a Lapinumbian act of aggression. This caused retaliation from the Novapolians, sending a fleet to invade Lapinumbia. Lapinumbia was able to scramble a fleet in time, receiving help from their trade league. This led to the naval battle of Introitus, where both fleets clashed and led to a Lapinumbian victory. After this, the Novapolian fleet was destroyed, allowing the Lapinumbian's to land in Novapolia and taking the city. The Republic of Novapoli was annexed by Lapinumbia, removing their main rival in the region and allowing Lapinumbia to hold dominance in the regio.

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Second Golden Era[edit | edit source | hide]

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