Pledonia

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Republic of Pledonia

Republikken Pledonlandr
Flag of Pledonia
Flag
Coat of arms of Pledonia
Coat of arms
Motto: "Enhet og frihet!"
Unity and Freedom!
Anthem: "Salme til frihet"
Hymn to Liberty
Location of Pledonia
CapitalBrynheim
Largest cityGjøvik
Official languagesNorgsveltian and Eyjarian
Ethnic groups
(2019 Estimate)
58% Human
31% Elves
8% Dwarves
3% Nekomimi
Demonym(s)Pledonian
Government Unitary parliamentary republic
• Chancellor
Lukas Gronseth
• President
Oscar Nordheim
Establishment
• Annexed into first
Norgsveltian Empire
1642
• Independence and
delecration of
the Grand Republic
of Frilandr
1770
• Refugees from Communist takeover enter Pledonia
1940
• Declaration of
Independence
from Helsandr
1941
• Pledonian War
of Independence
1941 - 1942
• Independence and
formation of the
Republic of Pledonia
1942
Area
• Total
132,812 km2 (51,279 sq mi)
Population
• 2022 estimate
13,470,819
• 2016 census
12,228,676
• Density
77/km2 (199.4/sq mi)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$628.5 billion
• Per capita
$51,395.58
CurrencyUnited Krone (UKR)
Date formatDD/MM/YYYY
Driving sideright
Calling code+625
ISO 3166 codePLE
Internet TLD.ple

The Republic of Pledonia, simply referred to as Pledonia (PLE), is a Unitary sovereign state in northwest Yasteria. Pledonia borders Helslandr to the north and Nakosa to the west. At, 132,812 square kilometers (51,279 sq mi), Pledonia is the smallest country in Vestrava. The capital city is Brynheim, the second-largest city in Pledonia, with a population of 2.1 million. The largest city is Gjøvik, the country's major trade hub, with a population of around 4.2 million. Pledonia has a population of 12.2 million. The Republic of Pledonia unicameral parliamentary republic. The current head of state is Chancellor Lukas Gronseth, head of the Pledonian Stortinget, the nation's legislative body.

The first settlements in Pledonia were in the far east, where the ancient civilization of Gilat Shea once resided over 600 years ago, and Norgsveltian colonization began in the early 17th century. Pledonia was officially annexed into the first Norgsveltian Empire in 1642 and would remain a part of it for 128 years. In 1770, all of mainland Vestrava was granted independence under the banner of the Republic of Frilandr. Frilandr would remain stable until the 1850s when corruption began to run rampant throughout the Folketinget (People's Assembly). In 1890, through corruption, bribery, and fraud the Populist Centrist Party had gained almost full control of the Legislative and Executive branches of the government. This allowed Torleir Tilikson, the President of Frilandr at the time and a member of the Populist Centrist Party, to enact a series of authoritarian laws known as the Intolerable Acts. After his death, the Populist Centrist Party was divided on how to handle the spike in popularity of socialism, caused by the Great War allowing for socialist political parties to gain control of the Folketinget. These parties quickly reversed the policies of Tilikson. In 1940, a radical group of communists and marxists took up arms against the Frilandrian Government and were able to stage a coup and institute a communist regime. This regime cracked down on the rights of citizens in a series of laws called the Jötungrad Laws. A year later, the Frilandian Civil War began, with Nakosa and Pledonia both declaring independence from Frilandr. After a year and a half of fighting, the Treaty of Fengrild was signed, officially dissolving Frilandr and creating the three Vestravan countries of Nakosa, Pledonia, and Helslandr.

Pledonia is a is a parliamentary republic, with legislative power being held by the 301 seat Pledonian Parliament. Pledonia has three branches of government, the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial branches. Pledonia is a member of the Union of Commonwealth Alliances and the Association of Yasterian Nations.