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The Imperial Realm of Norgsveldet

Flag of Norgsveldet
Flag of Norgsveldet
Coat of arms of Norgsveldet
Coat of arms
Motto: Eining og lojal inntil våre fjeller faller (United and loyal until our mountains falls)
Anthem: Det mektige rike (The powerfull realm)
All territories in red being apart of Norgsveldet, including Norgsveldet proper, Crown Territories and Crown States.
All territories in red being apart of Norgsveldet, including Norgsveldet proper, Crown Territories and Crown States.
LocationMap
Capital
and largest city
Osfjord
Official languagesNorgsveltian
Ulvrikian
Ngodian
Recognised regional languagesStaynish
Ethnic groups
(2017)
70 % Human
20% Elves
5% Kemonomimi
4% Tieflings
1% Other
Demonym(s)Norgsveltian, Norg, Nord
Governmentparliamentary Constitutional monarchy
• King
Olav
Johanna Sverdrup
LegislatureThe Grand assembly
Establishment
• The Union agreement of 1594
1594
• Act of unity
1624
• current consitution
1850
Area
• Total
350,741.213 km2 (135,421.939 sq mi)
Population
• 2024 estimate
Increase 86,091,004
• 2022 census
Increase 84,974,511
• Density
212.25/km2 (549.7/sq mi)
GDP (nominal)2022 estimate
• Total
$4,23 trillion
• Per capita
$49,780
CurrencyUnited Krone (UKR)
Date formatDD/MM/YYYY
Driving sideright
ISO 3166 codeUKN
Internet TLD.nrg

The Imperial Realm of Norgsveldet, more commonly known as Norgsveldet is an unitary sovereign state and a relatively small nation located in North-West Concord, sharing borders in the north east Atlalandr and Kaldrbuth in the south east, and through its overseas territories and Crown State of Tangrland also borders Salisar, Balidar and Kystland. Norgsveldet is an Constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system, the current Monarch being his majesty King Olav the first since his corronation on the 21st of April 2002, his eldest daughter Princess Ingrid being heir. The nations's population is 84,974,511 with it being relatively spread out. Norgsveldet having the third largest population in Concord. The capital is Osfjord, the nations biggest city and the nations main centre of finance and trade. Osfjord's urban population being at 9 million, beating Norgsveldet second biggest city Hirdviks population of 7 million. Hirdvik is often called as Norgsveldet cultural capital with it's several of cultural buildings, museums and restaurants. Norgsveldet is also a founding member of the Union of Commonwealth Alliances, since it's formation in 1981, and is a founding member state of North Concordian Economic Forum since 1989, having often been considered as the leading nation within both organisations. With an gdp of 4,22 trillion being the second largest in Concord, only being beaten by South Hills. With it also having 7th largest military budget world wide, which is the second largest on Concord once more being beaten by South Hills.

Norgsveldet remains as the strongest Ulvriktru country on Urth, and many of the most important religious sites within Ulvriktru is located there, and many ancient Ulvrikian buldings is still kept in several places in Norgsveldet. Making Norgsveldet a large tourism destination, and has given Norgsveldet a large cultural impact in the region. With a rising, diverse and robust economy having also helped fuilling its tourism industry.

Etymology and terminology

In the beginning of Norgsveldets' founding it was called The United Kingdoms of Riksheim and Novreheim or more commonly Riksheim-Novreheim, however there were several of disagreements of which nations name should be first. Which was only solved after the act of unity were the both kingdoms agreed on calling the nation after the geographical region both kingdoms is placed in. Norgsveldet name come from what ancient traders called the region, mean the northern realm. The first documented use of name, is at 100 AD. Some disagreement have been about the official name for Norgsveldet during the mid 1800s came up. Some meaning that the nation should be called the kingdom of Norgsveldet, instead of the united kingdoms of Norgsveldet. Debates about it is being held during the first years of Norgsveltian democracy. With parties like the Liberal National Party arguing that nations of Riksheim and Novreheim has been so intertwined both in political and cultural that the difference between them is non existence, with their focus of bringing forth a larger national identity. However from parties like National Centre Party they argued that keeping the name as it fits with history of two kingdoms uniting, and that the diffrences still exist between the Northern and Southern halves. The current offical name, being Imperial Realm of Norgsveldet became common usage during the early 1900s. As the nation was often called Norgsveltian Empire by foreign powers, instead of calling it by the offical name. After the independence of Eyjaria, it officaly became Imperial Realm of Norgsveldet (Norgsveltian: Imperiskeveldet av Norgsveldet) as an attempt by the prime minister Agnir Hansen to symbolise that Norgsveldet was a nation made up all states of the empire, and not just the two orginal kingdoms. This was followed up with legal reforms in the colonies in Gondwana, and the creation of the adminstrative regions of Riksheim, Novreheim, Stor Osfjord and Nyveldet. Giving a semi federal nature of the nation. With it also making Nyveldet for first time an integral part of Norgsveldet, and not a colony. The offical name is however still being seen with supicion today.

History

Prehistoric Norgsveldet

The oldest foundings of humans in Norgsveldet is from 25,000 years ago, having come from southern Concorde. With elves coming to Northern parts of Norgsveldet 50,000 years ago. These early years of the regions history was mostly known by nomadic people, and hunter-gathers societies. It is estimated that people living in the region started making clans and making farms around 5,000 years ago. It has been questioned that this started in southern parts of Norgsveldet. Not much else is know about this period other then when it was, and that there were little to no conflict.

King Sigurd uniting the clans of Novreheim, year 1010
King Ragnar of Riksheim sitting on his throne, year 1090

Ulvikrik Empire’s Rise and Collapse (600BC-550AD)

The Kingdoms of Riksheim and Novreheim

The kingdom of Novreheim was founded by an clansman of the name Sigurd from the northern parts of Norgsveldet. While sources vary from how he united the clans, or why he did it. It is however well documented what systems he put in place during his rule. Such as creating an council of elders that made Novreheim an elective monarchy. Also creating folksting, an assembly where people from all different social classes could meet to advice the king, and Sigurd also created an conscript system that would be available to quicker mobilise soldier (very poorly trained soldiers). But should be noted that some of these systems were very quickly replaced by later kings. In the south an jarl going by the name Ragnar Haraldson was also uniting chiftendoms and clans. According to sagas from Riksheim Ragnar united Riksheim through several military campaigns, or with financing rebellions in other clans. He is also often called by the title "Ragnar the terrible" because of his harsh rule over his subjects. It is said that many people under his rule fled to Novreheim to escape prosecution. Ragnar was available to hold the control of Riksheim through funding an professional and loyal military called hirden that was only loyal to him. Which made Riksheim in modern standards an millitary dictatorship. However later kings would after a while calm down the usage of Hirden to create a better and centralised nation. Such as king Ragnar II that made laws that protected farmers. During the 1200s there were big emigration from Novreheim and Riksheim, with people wanting to settle away from the kingdoms to become more free from that rule of the kings. According to old sagas the people emigrated to an region called Eyjar, which means islands in old Norgsveltian. Eyjar making up the modern day borders of Eyjaria.

Riksheim is also well known for their pagan warriors called vikings that often pillaged their neighbours and trading ships that went to the region. With the vikings establishing colonies in Gondwana such as creating small coastal colonies in what is now Nyveldet, colonising the Isles of Hel and Gustafsborg. While Novreheim was well known for their tradesmen and was a place for many traders and merchents visited their coasts. Nations like Kuthernburg even made trading posts there in 1520. Novreheim also being an near ally of Atlae.

The Union agreement of 1594

King Varg preparing for his speech about the union, year 1594
Princess Elizabeth staring at the lights

On May 2 1584 tension between Novreheim and Atlalandr which blew over into a full blown war. In a desperate attempt to resist the Atlandian army, King Fredrik II of Novreheim sent a letter to King Varg I of Riksheim in which with promise of swearing loyalty to Riksheim and to form a personal union, Riksheim would intervene on the side of Novreheim. In which the two kingdoms's armies pushed the Atlandian army out of Hirdvik. Though the fighting during the siege of Hirdvik caused the death of Fredrik II. King Ragnar II of Atlalandr met with Varg I at the port city of Ulvik in which peace agreement was made. Atlalandr was going to stop all its influnce into Norgsveldet, and gave the city of Ulvrik to Novreheim. After which the kingdoms of Riksheim and Novreheim sign the union agreement of 1594 17th of May, with King Varg I stating that the union will be equal and loose. Which can be seen when the only thing the two kingdoms shared was an common foreign policy and millitary, creating a dual monarchy, King Varg I of Riksheim and Queen Elizabeth I of Novreheim. With King Varg I putting princess Elizabeth as queen in Novreheim to ensure that the council of Elders would not pick an monarch that would go against him.

Act of Unity

King Harald I at the age of 50

While officaly in name an union, commonly it was more seen as an alliance. While Varg I thought that by putting his daughter would ensure his control over Novreheim, he was proven wrong when Elizabeth I actively disagreed with his views. Which could be seen at 1608 where King Varg I ordered her to raise the taxes on her side of the kingdom, however Elizabeth disobeyed her father. There were other disagreements like trade, taxes and political power between the two monarchs. The biggest diseagreements between the two was that Elizabeth wanted to increase the power of the council of elders. This inraged King Varg as it limited the little power he already had over Novreheim, but was welcomed with open arms from the council of elders. At the year 1624, 13th October King Varg I died, and his son Crown Prince Harald was crowned King Harald I of Riksheim. After several months of mourning both King Harald I and Elizabeth I promised to work together not only as two leaders of one nation, but as family. With certain disagreements still left both made an new and more unified document of the union. At 1624 21st of October King Harald I and Queen Elizabeth I with their advisers made an new consitution and renamed the nation into the United Kingdoms of Norgsveldet. The document first and second paragraf is: 1p The United Kingdoms of Norgsveldet is an equal, fair and free union between the Kingdoms of Novreheim and Riksheim. 2p The union shall have an common foreign policy, millitary, monarch, taxes and legislator. King Harald I was decided as the common monarch for Norgsveldet for his millitary expirence, however Elizabeth became the king's most trusted adviser. The council of elders was also given more power and could limit how much the king could demand in taxes. With Harald becoming the king of both Riksheim and Novreheim, he was called King Harald I of the United Kingdoms of Norgsveldet. Harald I also declared Norgsveldet as the true succesor of the Ulvrikian Empire as such contesting Atlae’s claim of the title. This often being set as the start of the First Norgsveltian Empire. With Harald expanded Norgsveltian holdings in Gondwana that it inherited from Riksheim. With the small colonies in costal cities in Nyveldet, being reorganised as one colony, with Nyveldet being the name given. After that Harald I made smaller coastal duchies in modern Meremaa into unoffical vassals. With also clear trade influnce over the diffrent smaller kingdoms that made up modern day Tiervan, Dvergerland and Dvalheim.

First Norgsveltian Empire (1624-1754)

At the year 1648 Princess Elizabeth died, and few months later of the same year so did King Harald I. His son, Crown Prince Sverre was crowned as King Sverre I at the capital. During his reign Norgsveldet started colonising and extending its influnce in North Concordian Ocean. Through his friendship with Asendavia's monarch a series modernsation programs of the Norgsveltian fleet came forth as Norgsveltian ship designs copied that of Asendavian ones. Similare reforms was made with the land army, though with more difficulty as the king made compromises with the Hirden, an military noble class that swore loyalty to previous monarchs of Riksheim. In 1653 Sverre I sent an diplomat demanding Jarldom of Eyjaria to become the junior partner in a personal union with Norgsveldet. The High Jarl of Eyjaria accepted it, in which the two became United Kingdoms of Norgsveldet and Eyjaria. King Sverre also expanded into all of Vestrava setting up the colonial protectorat of Vestrava, in which quickly became a settler colony with several Eyjarians and Norgsveltians migrating there. Similare colonisation was done in western parts of modern day Southern Coast. Sverre I was also unsuccessful at trying to centralise religious power to himself. After protest from the council of elders, Sverre chose to abdicate at the year 1668 at the age of 56. His son Crown Prince Varg was corronated at the age of 34 as king Varg II of Norgsveldet. Varg II continued colonial expansions of his father, establishing full colonial control in modern day Southern Coast, including the interior of Vestrava. King Haakon I who gave more power to the Elder Council and limited his role in matters of colonisation. During his reign the Elder Council passed series of laws that led to huge discrimination towards religious minorities especialy towards tiefling minority in Norgsveldet. In 1757 under the leadership of King Gustaf I, Norgsveldet and Great Morstaybishlia ended up in a colonial war which forced Norgsveldet to give Eyjaria the MBE.

1st Morstobishlian-Norgsveltian War (1757-1762)

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Second Norgsveltian Empire and Religious divide (1767-1820)

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Liberal reforms and industrialisation (1820-1900)

Prime minister Christian Michelsen
Rolig jord, from the painter Edvard Hansen

Under the rule of King Haakon II Norgsveldet went through several social and economic changes. Main ones being the ending of the deportation of religious minorities, and ending the defacto usage of slavery within Norgsveldet through the usage of the prision system in southern Norgsveldet. This was however massively criticised by many within the nobility and officers who often was incharge of the prision system. As such at 1837, King Haakon II was assassinated by an gunmen hired by southern aristocrats and military officers. As such Crown Prince Fredrick was corronated Fredrick I, and tried reversing the reforms of his father, to appease the nobility. However his rule was also cut short when his palace was surrounded by angry crowds at 1847, when a news paper named Osfjord Tidene exposed the truth King Haakon II's death to the public. The crowds forced him to abdicate for the favor of his more liberal and populare brother Prince Varg. After his corronation at 2nd of January 1848, the start of his rule was the start of making Norgsveldet into an democratic and parlimentary Constitutional monarchy, and the continuation of his father's policies. At 1850 10th of April, King Varg III assembled an national assembly from people accross the nation. Where both nobles and commonors was represented. As such the current constitution was formed, which ensured the freedom of protest, press and speech. It also heavily limited the powers of the king, effectly making him an symbolic figure. However it ensured that king had some royal powers incase of war and emergency. The first elections was held at 1851, with the political parties of National Centre Party (NCP) and the Liberal national party (LNP). With the Christian Michelsen of NCP being chosen as the first prime minister of Norgsveldet. During this time Norgsveldet went through heavy industrialisation, which increased the overall wealth of the nation and Varg III forced many within the nobility to either let go of their titles or be exiled to the colonies. The Norgsveldetian mainland went also through an big population boom during the 1800s, going from 22 million at the start of 1800 to 49 million at 1900, which ensured further and further settlement into the colonies. The 1800s was also a time of national romanticism in Norgsveldet. With several famous paintings from famous artists.

1950s-1990s

Painting of Crown Prince Olav

At 1952 Queen Magrete I was corronated as the first Queen of Norgsveldet. After the election of 1954, prime minster Agnir Hansen was elected as the first elven prime minister and the first labour party prime minister. After several years of the politics be dominated by NCP and LNP. Agnir Hansen policies ensured more welfare, higher social securities, higher taxes and more state owned companies. With foreign policy being one of isolation, as he tried to make the nation more self sufficient. Agnir Hansen and the prime minister of Eyjaria, Georg Bjørnhjelm signed the treaty of Svenhus, which gave Eyjaria independence, while also ensuring free trade between both nations and an common currency. At 1960 Norgsveldet tested its first nuke, after Agnir Hansen was heavily pressured from parliament and from the Queen to create an nuclear arms program. At 1965 Ragnar Aasen from Ulvriktru Democrats was elected as prime minister, thanks to his anti-communist rethoric and promises of increased nuclear build up. Which by 1965, Norgsveldet had nuclear stockpile of 50. Under his ministry the nation supported a military coup against the Communist goverment in Helslandr, and supported Royalist Incurgencies in the Socialist Republic of Atlae, which lead to the reinstating the monarchy there in what is now called the Violet Restoration War. Which many points at causing an increased amount of political radicalisation within Norgsveldet. Such as the far right National Union Party(NUP) and the far left Socialist Einarism Party(SEP), spawing after the War. However how much it affected political life in Norgsveldet was uncertain. After the reelection of Ragnar Aasen in 1969, Tiereshs Nationalist militias declared Tiervan independet from Norgsveldet. Agnir Hansen’s was defeated in 1972 by the NCP leader Jakop Storhaug, for his failure at dealing with the Tieresh nationalists, with the NCP critizing him for early loses in the war and to relaxed diplomacy with East Cerdani that was supporting the Tieresh Nationalists. With Jakop however being replaced as party leader in 1981, that same year Norgsveldet, New Legans, Dvalheim and Eyjaria made the international organisation called the Union of Commonwealth Alliances or "Union av Sammenveld Alianser" in Norgsveltian, which is an millitary and economic alliance. The alliance was made mainly to strengthen Norgsveldet economic power after the bloody war against Tiervan in the Tieresh Independence War ended with a loss with only keeping the small nation of Dvalheim as a puppet in the region, however ended up giving independence to other colonies like Meremaa in North Gondwana. In 1984 Queen Magrete I was assasinated by far left terrorist from Socialist Einarism Party. Which the then prime minister Ivar used as an reason to pass an law banning said party, and any far left party. Causing for many from the NCP voterbase turn to Labour Party leader Magrete Kverheim in the 1985 election, in which she formed an Grand coalition with the Ulvriktru Democrats and Liberal National Party. Magrete Kverheim pushing for stronger and more independent economic policies, on which she pushed forth the creation of North Concordian Economic Forum as way to combatan South Hill's economic influnce in the North Concord. The 1990s also was filled with controversies, in 1992 crown prince Sigurd was forced by his father to give up his title and give it to his younger brother. Crown prince Sigurd was caught red handed in involving himself in politics with sending funds to the Imperial Union party, an far right monarchist party that split away from the NUP after the NUP was banned in 1989 for its hirdist sympathies. However crown prince Olav was also caught in controvery when people found out about his relationship with an neko immigrant, however with mostly support from the working class and middle class this controversy calmed down. He was finnaly allowed to marry his wife at 1997 when he was avaible to convince his father to allow it, his father being mostly against it simply for his traditional view that royals should marry royals or upper class citizens. With Magrete Kverheim having given her public support to the Crown Prince. Norgsveldet was also dragged into the Meremaa Civil War (1990-1994) after the republican forces attacked an Ulvriktru temple and Morstaybishlia officaly supported the republicans, after disagreements in the goverment and the Ulvriktru Democrats pressured that they would leave the coalition. Norgsveldet supported monarchist side in the civil war. After the victory of the monarchists gave Norgsveldet greater standing in geopolitical affairs abroad but has put as a standing point of continued Morstaybishlian-Norgsveltian rivalries. The matter of the civil war still being controversial matter when talking about Norgsveltian and Morstaybishlian relations, because of said rivalries. The leader of the republican forces, Tyr Vaines, getting executed for treason after the war.

The Shaken Peace (1994-2020)

Politics

Goverment

Johanna Sverdrup, Prime Minister since 2016
NCP: 215 LP: 139 LNP: 88 FP: 51 UD: 82 PWP: 25

The politics of Norgsveldet take in the framework of an parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy. The goverment being divided into three diffrent branches. The King, currently his majesty Olav is the head of state. The king holds an powerfull symbolic postion that holds some limited powers. The king has the power to intervene in case of emergency, while the case of emergency was set loosely in the constitution it has been widly accepted in the case of war, or if the grand council (the cabinet) is going against the constitution. The king can also intervene within politics if the grand council allows it. The king does has the right to intervene in the matters of foreign policy under the right he holds in the constitution, as such it has become the norm for many Prime Ministers over the years to talk and work out the matter of foreign policy, especialy when it comes to matters such as military as the king also serves as Supreme Commander of the armed forces of Norgsveldet. The prime minister, currently Johanna Sverdrup, is the head of goverment. She appoints the grand council ministers, with approval of the majority of the grand assembly (the parliament). The Prime Minister, along with the Grand Council forms the executive branch of the government which handles the work of actually governing the country. While only the councils ministers can vote, other executive officials may attend. The Grand Assembly is an Unicameral Parliament, which has 600 members that is elected every four years, that is based on Party-list proportional representation. A member of The Grand Assembly is called an Assembly representative, or in Norgsveltian: Tingsrepresentant.

The Grand Assembly has 6 political parties, largest being National Centre Party with 215 seats after the 2020 Norgsveltian Election. With Labour Party gaining 139, the Liberal National Party 88, Ulvriktru Democrats at 82, Fatherland Party at 51 and the only far left party in the parliament being the Marxist, Workers Peoples Party, having 25 seats. The current goverment being an coalition between the National Centre Party and Liberal National Party.

Administrative divisions

Norgsveldet Proper

Norgsveldet proper mean land controled by Norgsveldet that seen as integral part of Norgsveldet and as such is represented within the Norgsveltian Parliament. Which is divided into four different administrative regions of Novreheim, Riksheim, Stor Osfjord and Nyveldet. While the administrative regions shares an national goverment which means most laws is shared, certain things like local customs, education, taxes and land managment can differ from the these states because of the local government within it. Leader from the Administrative Regions is called Administrative President, with their legislature called a Administrative Council.

Crown Territories

Crown Territories is overseas territories that was formerly called Crown Colony before the constitutional reform done by Magrete Kverheim in 1989, which changed the name but also their constitutional rights. Crown Territories are directly owned by the Norgsveltian government in which it is lead by a Crown Representive chosen by the people within the Crown Territory, though Norgsveltian government has the right to replace the Crown Representive whenever they wish. Crown Territories is not represented within Norgsveltian parliament, but it is represented in the Norgsveltian Govermnent done so through the Crown Representive which acts as advisors to the Prime Minister whenever issue at hand involves their land. The Crown Territories has the right by the Norgsveltian Constitution to make legal change of either becoming a administrative region of Norgsveldet or a Crown State. The current Crown Territories are: Gustafsborg and Isles of Hel.

Crown States

Crown States are territories that while officaly under Norgsveldet, hold large amount of autonomy and is dejure independent in all matters of domestic issues with seperate security, military, legislative and executive from the Norgsveltian govermnent. Effectively only being under Norgsveltian foreign policy and crown. Being very similare to personal unions of the past. The Crown States has the legal right under the constitution to declare independence anytime they want If they have enough backing from the people and the political establishment in place. The current Crown States are: Vakrestrender and Tangrland.

Foreign Policy

Norgsveldet is the founding and major member of Union of Commonwealth Alliances and North Concordian Economic Forum, and currently Security Council member in the International Forum. Norgsveldet holds close relations with Kuthernburg, South Hills, Asendavia and Vistaraland. Norgsveldet exert large regional to global presence and influnce thanks to its cultural, economical and militarly power, with major cultural power contributed with Norgsveldet being often seen as the leading Ulvriktru country and its imperial history. It has strained to hostile relations with nations like Great Morstaybishlia and Packilvania respectfully. With Norgsveldet having taken the unoffical stance of refusing to align with any nation it considers being superpowers, often having used its role in the Union of Commonwealth Alliances to push for what it considers "geopolitical balance". Though despite that commitment Norgsveldet hold friendly relations with South Hills one that observers has labeled as a strategical partnership, though the two nations has history of being geopolitical rivals, though since 90s after the end of the Concordian Cold War the two has worked together on multiple occasions.

Because of Norgsveldet's role within intertnational organisations like UCA, NCEF and the Norgsveltian Crown Realm its been avaible to remain a major player in international disputes and geopolitical competition. Norgsveldet since the 90s has had an policy of promoting Pan-Ulvrikian cooperation, with NCEF being seen as big success from that policy.

Its relationship with Great Morstaybishlia and Packilvania has been a matter of international attention these last few years as a result of both long geopolitical rivalry in the case of the former, but also as recent events like matter of the 2020 Puntalian Crisis.

Millitary

Norgsveltian Armed Forces is the millitary organisation in charge of the defense of Norgsveldet. It consist of four branches, Norgsveltian army, United Royal Navy that includes the coast guard, United Royal Airforce and Norgsveltian Home Guard. As well with other joint departments. The standing military during peace time is 554,175 which is both the millitary staff and the civilian staff, with reserves of 1,124,445. The majority of said reserves being stationed in the Home Guard. Who's main job is local defense and civilian support. While An organised military existed in 1594, however it was divided between the seperate kingdoms. During the act of unity the millitary was fully unified. The most recent military conflict being the border conflicts between Dvalheim and Tiervan. The total budget of the millitary is 260 billion UKR ($130 billion). The Norgsveltian navy has 1 nuclear aircraft carrier, 2 non nuclear super carriers, 2 helicopter carriers, 1 landing platform, 12 Guided missile Destroyers, 6 General Purpose Destroyers, 40 frigates, 10 nuclear submarines, 30 diesel eletric submarines, 39 patrol vessels and 8 Oilers 3 Replenishment Vessel. The navy also hold several transporters, but it uses in most cases LSD's which it has 5 of, for specific missions. Norgsveldet also holding a nuclear stockpile of 300 nukes. Norgsveltian military also operate 20 satelites, 14 of which is jointly operated by all of the NCEF. The Norgsveltian military having served as big role in the region, with it having the highest budget in both Union of Commonwealth Alliances and North Concordian Economic Forum. Making it the second largest military in Concord, only being again beaten by the super power of South Hills. With its navy being one of the largest in the world.

The Norgsveltian Armed Forces played signficant role both North Concordian and South Concordian Oceans, with it having a large overseas deployment of around 109k that been deployed in peacekeeping missions or garrisoned to important allies.

Economy

Norgsveldet has a social market economy or also called Hælan Capitalism after the river Hælan, with low unemployment rate at 2,2%, highly skilled labour force and high level of innovation. The country is one of largest economies in the world, being the second largest economy in North Concordian Economic Forum and second largest economy on Concord with total nominal gdp of $4,22 trillion and a high gdp per capita of $49,780. Norgsveldet has large service industry which make up 61% of its employment also making up large part of its economic output, a lot thanks its rising tourism industry, though banking, transportation and retail all make bigger service industries in Norgsveldet. According to stats from 2021, agriculture sector contribute 3% of Norgsveldet's entire gdp. Though almost all agriculture production comes from Nyveldet. As such the agriculture sector is well protected, though in recent years the sector has gotten less subsides. Fishing industry makes up around 10% of Norgsveldet's gdp, with almost half coming from Norgsveldet's Gondwanan territories. Norgsveldet also uses the United Krone (UKR) as its currency, which used between all members in the NCEF with the North Concordian Banking Council (NCBC) being placed in Osfjord, which regulates and controls the United Krone, the working language is Norgsveltian.

Norgsveldet's main export comes mostly from fishing, military armament and equipment, heavy machinery and equipment, vehicles, electronic products, metal work, pharmaceuticals, electrical equipments, transport equipments, shipbuilding, semiconductors and auto parts. With Norgsveldet importing raw materials for its industries such as fossil fuels, agriculture products, chemicals, Iron, lumber and uranium.

Culture

Religion

Mjölnir necklace, symbol of the Ulvriktru god Thor
The main relgion in Norgsveldet is Ulvriktru With 72% belonging to Ulvriktru temple of Norgsveldet, huge majority following the Gustafistic Branch of Ulvriktru. 20,62% claiming they are nonreligious either as agnostic or atheist. 4% of all Norgsveltians follow an anncient religion called "Duarism", one followed by the indigenous Tiefling population with the two gods in Duarism being Soleiken the Sun Goddess and Månbriak the moon god. Around 2,87% follow a religion called Akuanism. With rest being put into other.
High Gothi of Norgsveldet

While Ulvriktru does have diffrent branches those branches is mostly for political reasons then religious ones. The religous divide in Ulvriktru happening in the late 1700s when king Gustaf II of Norgsveldet made himself head of the Ulvriktru religion. Which religous divide to those who recognised the Norgsveltian monarch religous authority and those that did not. Later on being called Gustafstic Ulvriktru for those who recognise the Norgsveltian monarch as head of the Ulvriktru faith giving him the title of Fylkir of the Ulvriktru faith, and the ones who rather recognise the Gothirs as the religious leaders of the Ulvriktru faith as Gothiric Ulvriktru. With Gothirs accross Gothiric Ulvriktru chosing the High Gothir of Ulvriktru, as a personal embodiment to counter the Norgsveltian monarch religious authority.

The god Odin is seen as the main god, it is often his son Thor that is frequently prayed to and whorshiped. Which also can be seen with certain people following the religion often wearing Mjölnir as a necklace. Though not considered diffrent branches in Ulvriktru there exist two type of worshiping in Ulvriktru, Æsirism and Vanarism. In Æsirism the Æsir gods being put in higher importance during prayer then the one of of the Vanir. While the opposite is true with Vanarism. It should be noted a Ulvriktruar is unlikely to identify themself around this, and many followers who pray more frequently to one type of god over the other still views both type of gods as equal. Thor despite being a Æsir god, is frequently prayed to by all. There is however gods like Hel the goddess of Death, that does not fit either type of worship as she is neither Æsir or Vanir, but a Jotun in which according to tradition, shall be respected but never worshiped. In 1950 the seperation between Temple and state happened, while attempt before was made it was not before under the labour party leadership of Agnir Hansen that seperation was succesful. There is however still alot of connection between the Ulvriktru temple and state, more specificaly between the monarch and the temple. The seperation being only between the elected goverment and temple. By Norgsveldet consitution the monarchy must be an fellower of the Ulvriktru faith and it's teachings. The monarch of Norgsveldet is also the de jure head of the Ulvriktru faith, meaning that theoraticaly the Norgsveltian King hold highest religious authority within Gustafistic Ulvriktru. However most of the religious matter in Norgsveldet itself holds with the High Gothi of Norgsveldet. With most religious matters in Norgsveldet is handled by the High Gothi, such as religious events. The High Gothi serves for life and the next succesor is chosen by the monarch. Norgsveldet use a diffrent calendar then what most of Urth follows likewise with other Ulvriktru countries that follow the Nori calendar, an calendar made for the basis of after the death of Ulvriktru's founder. According to that calendar the current year is 1371 ADN.

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