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California
Flag of the C.C.E.
Flag
Imperial Seal of the Californian Empire
Seal
Motto: "Un gens constructum super sudore, sanguine et somniorum."
"A nation built on sweat, blood and dreams."
Anthem: "Victoria non Vindictam"

Royal anthem"Victoria non Vindictam"
Californian Empire as of June 2300
Californian Empire as of June 2300
CapitalGreater Los Angeles, N.C.D.
34°03′N 118°15′W
Largest CityLos Angeles, California
Official languages
Recognised regional languages
Ethnic groups
(2300)
  • 99.99% Human
  • 81.6% Californian
  • 12.9% African Californian
  • 4.2% Asian Californian
  • 1% Amerindian and Alaska native]
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
  • <0.01% Aoraqet'yari
Demonym(s)Californian
GovernmentFederal parliamentary semi-constitutional monarchy
• Empress
Fiora S. A. Dévnostraéva
• President
Selena H. DeWinter
• Vice-President
Vivienne M. Girardeaux
LegislatureParliament of the Californian Empire
  • Senate
  • National Assembly
Chamber of Delegates
Independence 
• Declared
November 19, 1999 (1999-11-19)
• President's Day
August 29, 2000 (2000-08-29)
• Internationally Recognized
January 1, 2001 (2001-01-01)
• Recognized by United States of America
January 1, 2001 (2001-01-01)
• Formal Recognition by United States of America
July 7, 2021 (2021-07-07)
• First Constitution
March 16, 2267 (2267-03-16)
• Coronation of Empress Selene
November 1, 2275 (2275-11-01)
• Coronation of Empress Fiora
November 14, 2300 (2300-11-14)
• Present (Selenian) Constitution
December 5, 2300 (2300-12-05)
Area
• Total
28,308,013.20 km2 (10,929,785.00 sq mi) (1st)
• Water (%)
3.05
Population
• 2302 estimate
Increase 3,891,587,915 (1st)
GDP (PPP)2300 estimate
• Total
Increase $1,625.85 Trillion (1st)
• Per capita
$417,785.17 (2nd)
GDP (nominal)2300 estimate
• Total
Increase $1,625.85 Trillion (1st)
• Per capita
$417,785.17 (1st)
HDI (2300)0.978
very high · 1st
CurrencySovereign (CES)
Time zoneUTC-12 to +14 (PST)
• Summer (DST)
UTC-11 to +13 (PDT)
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy CE
Driving sideright
Calling code+2
Internet TLD.ce

The Californian Empire, officially the Californian Confederated Empire, or simply California is a transcontinental empire composed of the states, overseas departments and territories ruled or administered by the Californian Empire and its predecessor states. It began with the overseas possessions and territories acquired by the Federated Republic of California in 1999 with its declaration of independence from the United States of America, since then the nation has grown and expanded its reach across the globe between the early 21st and most of the 22nd century. At present, it is the second largest empire in history behind the British Empire and, for over two centuries the foremost global power. By 2100 the Californian Empire held sway over more than 1 billion people, 15 per cent of the world population at the time, and by 2100 it covered a minimum of 26,500,000 km² (10,231,707.2 mi²), approximately 17 per cent of the Earth's total land area. As a result, its constitutional, legal, linguistic, and cultural legacy is widespread. Like the British Empire, the Californian Empire can be described as "the empire on which the sun never sets", as the sun is always shining on at least one of it's territories.

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Overview

The Former American State of California broke with the United States in 1999 following the end of the United States' involvement in the European campaign during World War III and was recognized as the newly independent Republic of California following the treaties of Los Angeles in 2000 and St. Louis in 2001. During the first decade of the 21st century, the Republic of California grew in size as the governments of several states withdrew from the United States amidst the nation's economic stagnation, a double-digit unemployment rate and an inflation rate of sixteen percent choking the nation's prosperity leaving several millions of Americans jobless and others without houses as banks failed and mortgage rates climbed rapidly causing mass foreclosures across the nation.

The most traumatic experiences in the nation's history were the Second American Civil War (2011-21) and two attempted coups (2259 and 2264-65). Sustained by its victory against the United States ending the Second U.S. Civil War and from several victories in smaller conflicts against other nations Canada (2009-11), Mexico (2012-15), Phoenix Islands (2071-72), Eritrea, Djibouti & Somaliland (2091-93), Cuba (2259 and 2264-66), the Californian Empire remains one of the world's most powerful nation-states. The economy is marked by steady growth, low unemployment and inflation, and rapid advancements in technology.

Geography

The Confederated Californian Empire is a gargantuan nation with a land area of 10,929,785 mi² (28,308,013.20 km²) making it the largest nation on Earth at 18.28% of the world's total land area, dwarfing the Soviet Union's landmass of 8,901,310 mi² (23,054,393 km²) by 2,028,475 mi² (5,253,726 km²), an area slightly smaller than the Asian nations of India and Indonesia combined.

As with the sheer size of the Confederated Californian Empire, the nation's population of 3,460,779,369 citizens makes it one of the largest nations on Earth by population, straddling seven continents in some of the most diverse geographical areas of the world with climates ranging from arctic tundra to deserts and plains to lush tropical jungles.

Location

Western Northern America (mainland), bordering the Pacific Ocean between the Arctic Ocean and the United States of America, Canada Honduras, and Guatemala.

Land area

  • Total: 10,929,785 mi² (28,308,013.20 km²)1
  • Land: 10,596,041 mi² (27,443.620.2 km²)1
  • Water: 333,744 mi² (864,393 km²)1

1 At present the land area of the CCE is only 10,929,785 square miles/28,308,013 square kilometers but this may change over time.

Land boundaries

Bordering Countries: China, Soviet Union, Canada, United States of America, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia, Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Suriname, Brazil, Algeria, Mauritania, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Angola, Zaire, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Togo, Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea, Liberia.

Maritime claims

  • Contiguous zone: N/A
  • Continental shelf: N/A
  • Exclusive economic zone: 200 NM
  • Territorial sea: 12 NM

Climate

Permafrost, glaciers, icebergs, between the 90ºN and the 60ºN lines. Tundra climate up north above the 60ºN line, semi-arctic between the 60ºN and the 45ºN lines with some winter conditions in the fall-winter seasons and spring-like conditions in the spring-summer seasons. Below the 40ºN lines on through to the 15ºN lines, much of the western area is predominantly dry or arid.

Terrain

Icecaps, glaciers, and icebergs in the Arctic Ocean. Broad expanses of tundra and forests above the 60ºN line, mountainous throughout central California from the Rocky Mountain system extending from the Yukon Territory to Texas. Predominantly desert and grasslands west of the Rockies, and plains and river basins to the east.

Elevation extremes

  • Highest Point: Mount Dévnostraéva, 32,095 ft. above sea level
  • Lowest Point: Death Valley, -282 ft. below sea level

Natural resources

Coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber

Land use

  • Arable Land: 22.56%
  • Permanent Crops 1.88%
  • Other: 75.56% (2300)

Natural hazards

Avalanches in and around the Rocky Mountains, earthquakes in and around the Pacific Coast, volcanic eruptions throughout the Spines of St. Victoria mountain range in the states of British Columbia and Yukon Territory.

Demographics

Nationality

Demonym: Californian(s)

Ethnic groups

White 81.7%, Black 12.9%, Asian 4.2%, Amerindian and Alaska native 1%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 0.2% (2300 est.)

note: a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the CCE Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean a person of Latin American descent (including persons of Cuban, Mexican, or Puerto Rican origin) living in the CCE who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.)

Languages

English 82.1%, Russian 5.7%, Ukrainian 5.0%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific Island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2300 census) note: Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii

Recognized Regional Languages

Religions

Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4% (2300 est.)

Population

As of 2302, the C.E. Census Bureau estimates the country's population now to be 3,891,587,915

Age structure

  • 0-14 years: 20.2% (male 326,476,729 / female 363,748,914)
  • 15-64 years: 67.2% (male 1,086,100,802 / female 1,210,095,397)
  • 65 years and over: 12.6% (male 203,643,900 / female 226,892,887) (2300 est.)

Median age

  • total: 36.6 years
  • male: 35.3 years
  • female: 37.9 years (2300 est.)

Population growth

  • Population growth rate: 0.894% (2300 est.)

Birth rate

  • Birth rate: 14.16 births/1,000 population (2300 est.)

Death rate

  • Death rate: 8.26 deaths/1,000 population (2300 est.)

Net migration rate

  • Net migration rate: 3.05 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2300 est.)

Sex Ratio

  • At birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
  • under 15 years: 1.046 male(s)/female
  • 15-64 years: 0.996 male(s)/female
  • 65 years and over: 0.721 male(s)/female
  • total population: 0.967 male(s)/female (2300 est.)

Literacy

  • Age 15 and over can read and write
  • total population: 99%
  • male: 99%
  • female: 99% (2300 est.)

Administrative Divisions

The Confederated Empire of California is divided into sixty states, thirteen overseas departments, four territories, and one National Capital District;

States

  • Alaska
  • Alberta
  • Anticosti Island
  • Arizona
  • Austral Islands
  • Bahamas
  • Baja California
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Columbia
  • California
  • Californian Antilles
  • Californian Guiana
  • Californian Italia
  • Californian Polynesia
  • Californian Samoa
  • Campeche
  • Cape Matthews
  • Cayman Islands
  • Colorado
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Durango
  • Española
  • France
  • Greenland
  • Guangdong (Canton)
  • Hawaii
  • Hong Kong
  • Idaho
  • Jamaica
  • Labrador
  • Macaronesia
  • Macau
  • Mackenzie
  • Mexico
  • Montana
  • Nayarit
  • Nevada
  • New Caledonia
  • Newfoundland
  • New Mexico
  • North Belize
  • Oregon
  • Panama
  • Phoenix Islands
  • Queretaro
  • Rio Grande
  • San Luis Potosi
  • Saint Pierre & Miquelon
  • Saskatchewan
  • Sinaloa
  • Sonora
  • Utah
  • Veracruz
  • Virgin Islands
  • Wallis & Futuna
  • Washington
  • Wyoming
  • Yukon Territory

Overseas Departments

  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Cote d'Or
  • East Africa
  • Equatorial Africa
  • Eritrea
  • Iran
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Puntland
  • Somaliland
  • South Africa
  • Southeast Africa
  • Yemen

Territories

  • Californian West Antarctic Territory
  • Californian East Antarctic Territory
  • Riau Islands
  • Terre Adélie

National Capital District

Dependent Areas

Dependent areas, while a part of the Californian Empire, are of a status that is below that of a territory, and therefore any population any of these may have are not counted during the census towards the population of the Californian Empire. As such, in accordance, the total land area of the combined dependent areas are not counted towards the land area of the Californian Empire either.

  • Baker Island
  • Guam
  • Howland Island
  • Jarvis Island
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Kingman Reef
  • Midway Islands
  • Navassa Island
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palmyra Atoll
  • Wake Island

note: from 5 July 2022 the Californian Empire gained possession of all dependent areas formerly administered by the United States west of the Mississippi River in accordance with the St. Louis and Los Angeles Accords of 2022.

Government and Politics

Main articles: Government of the Californian Empire and Politics of the Californian Empire

National Identity

2273–Present

  • Conventional long form: Californian Confederated Empire, or Confederated Empire of California
  • Conventional short form: Californian Empire, California
  • Abbreviation: CCE, CEC, or CE

2268–73

  • Former conventional long form: Socialist Federated Republic of California, or Californian Socialist Federation
  • Former conventional short form: Californian Federation, California
  • Abbreviation: SFRC, CSF, CF

2264–68

  • Former conventional long form: Californian Sovereign Democratic Commonwealth
  • Former conventional short form: Californian Commonwealth, California
  • Abbreviation: CSDC, CSC, or CC

2021–2264

  • Former conventional long form: Californian Sovereign Democratic-Socialist Federation
  • Former conventional short form: Californian Federation, California
  • Abbreviation: CSDSF, CF

1999–2021

  • Former conventional long form: Federated Republic of California
  • Former conventional short form: Californian Federation, California
  • Abbreviation: FRC, CF

Constitutional Form

Government type: Federal parliamentary semi-constitutional monarchy.

  • Capital: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, N.C.D.
  • Geographic coordinates: 34 03 N, 118 15 W
  • Time difference: UTC-8 (during Standard Time)
  • Daylight Saving Time: +1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November

note: the CCE is divided into 25 time zones. -12 to +6, +8 to +14. The CCE has divided the -3 time zone in Greenland into -03 and -02; CCE Occupied Riau Islands are in +7; Time zone in Terre Adélie moved from +10 to +9.

Independence

19 November 1999 (from United States)

National holidays

Independence Day, 19 November (1999); President's Day, 29 August (2000)

Constitution

Main article: Constitution of the Californian Empire

Drafted 18 September 2265, effective 16 March 2267. Amended 10 November 2300, effective 5 December 2300.

 note: the first constitution for the then Former American State of California (FASOC) was drafted 21 December 1999, and went into effect on 21 January 2001. And though considered as nothing more than a provisional charter for the newly established nation, was never amended or replaced with a newer charter and served as de facto law until 27 September 2264, when President Natalie S. Kensington placed an initiative before Parliament to draft a new, official constitution for the nation.

Legal System

Federal court system based on English common law; each state has its own unique legal system, of which all are based on English common law; judicial review of legislative acts; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

Suffrage

18 years of age; universal

Executive Branch

Head of State

Main article: Empress of the Californian Empire

Empress Fiora Selene Alexa Dévnostraéva (since 14 November 2300)

Head of Government

Main article: President of the Californian Empire

President Selena K. H. DeWinter-Dévnostraéva (since 1 November 2275)

Vice President Vivienne M. Girardeaux (since 1 November 2275)

Cabinet

Cabinet appointed by the president with Senate approval.

Elections

President and vice president elected on the same ticket by a college of representatives who are elected directly from each state and overseas department; president and vice president serve five-year terms (eligible for unlimited terms); election last held 18 June 2290 (next to be held on 18 June 2295)

Election Results
Selena H. DeWinter reelected president; percent of popular vote - Selena H. DeWinter 71.9%, Anastasia M. Démetraévika 27.1%, other 1.0%

Legislative Branch

Tricameral Parliament of the Californian Empire
Parliament Electons 2300
Results of 2300 Parliament Elections
Party Percentage of Vote
Liberal Conservative Party (LCP)
22.15%
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
20.65%
Conservative Democracy Alliance (CDA)
18.42%
Californian Solidarity Coalition (CSC)
12.25%
Constitutional Democratic Party (CDP)
8.6%
Californian Conservative Party (CPC)
8.15%
Coalition of Californian Centrists (CCC)
5.96%
Social Democrats of the Californian Empire (SDCE)
3.82%

Tri-cameral Parliament consists of the Senate (330 seats, 5 members are elected from each state, four from the Los Angeles, N.C.D., and two from each overseas department by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years), the Chamber of Delegates (2,062 seats, each delegate represents 930,000 people for each state and the Los Angeles National Capital District, 1,200,000 per overseas department; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve two-year terms) and the National of Assembly (73 seats, each member is selected from each state and overseas department, and the Los Angeles, N.C.D. by popular vote to serve four year terms).

Parliamentary Elections

Elections:Senate - last held 7 September 2300 (next to be held September 2304); Chamber of Delegates - last held 7 September 2300 (next to be held November 2304); National Assembly - last held 7 September 2300 (next to be held November 2304).

Senate

Percent of vote by party: Californian Solidarity Coalition 17.27%, Liberal Conservative Party 14.55%, Liberal Democratic Party 13.94%, Constitutional Democratic Party 13.64%, Conservative Democracy Alliance 13.64%, Social Democrats of the Californian Empire 12.42%, Coalition of Californian Centrists 7.27%, Conservative Party of California 7.27%.

Seats by party: Californian Solidarity Coalition 57, Liberal Conservative Party 48, Liberal Democratic Party 46, Constitutional Democratic Party 45, Conservative Democracy Alliance 45, Social Democrats of the Californian Empire 41, Coalition of Californian Centrists 24, Conservative Party of California 24.

Chamber of Delegates

Percent of vote by party: Liberal Conservative Party 23.71%, Liberal Democratic Party 21.92%, Conservative Democracy Alliance 19.45%, Californian Solidarity Coalition 11.4%, Conservative Party of California 8.1%, Constitutional Democratic Party 7.66%, Coalition of Californian Centrists 5.53%, Social Democrats of the Californian Empire 2.23%.

Seats by party: Liberal Conservative Party 489, Liberal Democratic Party 452, Conservative Democracy Alliance 401, Californian Solidarity Coalition 235, Conservative Party of California 167, Constitutional Democratic Party 158, Coalition of Californian Centrists 114, Social Democrats of the Californian Empire 46.

National Assembly

Percent of vote by party: Liberal Democratic Party 15.07%, Coalition of Californian Centrists 13.7%, Conservative Party of California 13.7%, Constitutional Democratic Party 12.33%, Coalition of Californian Centrists 12.33%, Liberal Conservative Party 12.33%, Conservative Democracy Alliance 10.96%, Social Democrats of the Californian Empire 9.58%..

Seats by party: Liberal Democratic Party 11, Coalition of Californian Centrists 10, Conservative Party of California 10, Constitutional Democratic Party 9, Coalition of Californian Centrists 9, Liberal Conservative Party 9, Conservative Democracy Alliance 8, Social Democrats of the Californian Empire 7.

Judicial Branch

Supreme Court (nine justices; nominated by the president and confirmed with the advice and consent of the Senate; appointed to serve for life); Californian Empire Courts of Appeal; Californian Empire District Courts; State and County Courts

Political parties and leaders

Politics of the Californian Empire: Active Parties: 2275 – Present

  • Liberal Conservative Party [TBD]
  • Conservative Democracy Alliance [Victoria S. Moynahan]
  • Liberal Democratic Party [Genevieve A. Silvstedt]
  • Californian Solidarity Coalition [TBD]
  • Social Democrats of the Californian Empire [TBD]
  • Coalition of Californian Centrists [TBD]
  • Constitutional Democratic Party [TBD]
  • Californian Conservative Party [Julianne S. Wynthroe]

note: As of 18 September 2264 the Kensington-Démetraévik Act has declared the Californian Socialist Party an illegal terrorist entity for its role in the attempted coup against President Natalie Kensington.

Political pressure groups and leaders

TBD.

International organization participation

ADB (non-regional members), AEGIS, AfDB, ANZUS, APEC, Arctic Council, ARF, ASEAN (dialogue partner), Australia Group, BIS, BSEC (observer), CBSS (observer), CE (observer), CERN (observer), CESAN, CP, EAPC, EBRD, FAO, G-5, G-7, G-8, G-10, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICCt (signatory), ICRM, IDA, IEA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, IMSO, Interpol, IOC, IOM, ISO, ITSO, ITU, ITUC, MIGA, MINURSO, MINUREU, MINURUE, MINURRI, MINUSTAH, NAFTA (observer), NATO, NEA, NSG, OAS, OECD, OPCW, OSCE, Paris Club, PCA, PIF (partner), SAARC (observer), SECI (observer), SPC, UN, UN Security Council, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNITAR, UNMEE, UNMIL, UNOMIG, UNRWA, UNTSO, UPU, WCL, WCO, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO, ZC

Economy

Economic Indicators
Nominal GDP $1,625.85 trillion (Q4 2302)
Real GDP growth 2.2% (Q2 2302, annualized)
2.3% (2302)
CPI inflation 2.0% (February 2301 – February 2302)
Employment-to-population ratio 98.5% (March 2302)
Unemployment 3.3% (December 230)
Labor force participation rate 88.99% (March 2302)
Poverty 1.48% (2302)
Public debt $4.72 trillion (Q4 2301)
Household net worth $67.7 trillion (Q4 2302)

The CCE has the largest and one of the most technologically advanced economies in the world, with a per capita GDP of $53,000. In this market-oriented economy, private individuals and business firms make most of the decisions, and the federal, state and the governments of the autonomous republics buy needed goods and services predominantly in the private marketplace. CCE business firms enjoy greater flexibility than their counterparts in Western Europe and Japan in decisions to expand capital plant, to lay off surplus workers, and to develop new products. At the same time, they face higher barriers to enter their rivals' home markets than foreign firms face entering CCE markets. CCE firms are at or near the forefront in technological advances, especially in computers and in medical, aerospace, and military equipment; their advantage has narrowed since the end of the Second U.S. Civil War in 2021. The onrush of technology largely explains the gradual development of a "three-tier labor market" in which those at the bottom lack the education and the professional/technical skills of those at the top and, more and more, fail to get comparable pay raises, health insurance coverage, and other benefits; while those in the middle are moderately educated and possess some of the professional/technical skills through education whether it be in community colleges or in universities. Since 1999, practically all of the gains in household income have gone to the top 30% of households. The response to the terrorist attacks of 27 August 2259 showed the remarkable resilience of the economy. The war in September-October 2260 between a CCE-led coalition and Cuba and the subsequent occupation of Cuba required major shifts in national resources to the military. The rise in GDP in 2261-64 was undergirded by substantial gains in labor and productivity. Declining oil prices through 2262-2264 prevented inflation and unemployment, and the economy continued its growth through year-end 2264. Imported oil accounts for about one-quarter of CCE consumption. Long-term advantages include adequate investments in economic infrastructure, rapidly falling medical and pension costs of an aging population, sizable trade surpluses, and an escalation of family income in the lower economic groups. The nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reached a record $1,011.54 trillion in 2276. Together, these advantages caused a marked increase in the value and status of the Californian Sovereign worldwide in 2276.

Budget

  • Revenues: $2.568 trillion
  • Expenditures: $2.731 trillion (2301 est.)
  • Public debt: 0.291% of GDP (2301 est.)

Industries

  • Agriculture — Products: wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products
  • Industries: leading industrial power in the world, highly diversified and technologically advanced; petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, consumer goods, lumber, mining
  • Industrial production growth rate: 0.5% (2272 est.)
  • Electricity - production: 4.062 trillion kWh (2275)
  • Electricity - consumption: 3.816 trillion kWh (2275)
  • Electricity - exports: 19.8 billion kWh (2275)
  • Electricity - imports: 44.53 billion kWh (2275)
  • Oil - production: 8.322 million bbl/day (2275 est.)
  • Oil - consumption: 20.8 million bbl/day (2275 est.)
  • Oil - exports: 1.048 million bbl/day (2274)
  • Oil - imports: 13.15 million bbl/day (2274)
  • Oil - proved reserves: 21.76 billion bbl (1 January 2276 est.)
  • Natural gas - production: 490.8 billion cu m (2275 est.)
  • Natural gas - consumption: 604 billion cu m (2275 est.)
  • Natural gas - exports: 19.8 billion cu m (2275 est.)
  • Natural gas - imports: 117.9 billion cu m (2275)
  • Natural gas - proved reserves: 5.551 trillion cu m (1 January 2276 est.)
  • Current account balance: $747.1 billion (2272 est.)

Exports

  • Total: $1.14 trillion f.o.b. (2272 est.)
  • Exports - commodities: agricultural products (soybeans, fruit, corn) 9.2%, industrial supplies (organic chemicals) 26.8%, capital goods (transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment) 49.0%, consumer goods (automobiles, medicines) 15.0% (2276)
  • Exports - partners: Canada 22.2%, United States 12.9%, Japan 5.8%, China 5.3%, UK 4.4% (2276)

Imports

  • Total: $1.987 trillion f.o.b. (2272 est.)
  • Imports - commodities: agricultural products 4.9%, industrial supplies 32.9% (crude oil 8.2%), capital goods 30.4% (computers, telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power machinery), consumer goods 31.8% (automobiles, clothing, medicines, furniture, toys) (2276)
  • Imports - partners: Canada 16%, China 15.9%, Mexico 10.4%, Japan 7.9%, Germany 4.8% (2276)
  • Economic aid - donor: ODA, $6.9 billion (2276)
  • Reserves of foreign exchange and gold: $65.89 billion (2276 est.)
  • Debt - external: $12.25 trillion (30 June 2272)
  • Stock of direct foreign investment - at home: $1.818 trillion (2276 est.)
  • Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad: $2.306 trillion (2276 est.)
  • Market value of publicly traded shares: $17 trillion (2275)

Currency (code)

ISO-4217 Code: Californian Empire Sovereign (CES)

Fiscal year

Begins: 1 October - 30 September

Communications

  • Telephones - main lines in use: 1.172 billion (2272)
  • Telephones - mobile cellular: 1.233 billion (2272)
  • Telephone system — general assessment: a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system


  • Domestic: a large system of fiber-optic cable, microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and domestic satellites carries every form of telephone traffic; a rapidly growing cellular system carries mobile telephone traffic throughout the country
  • International: country code - 2; multiple ocean cable systems provide international connectivity; satellite earth stations - 605 Intelsat (145 Atlantic Ocean and 116 Pacific Ocean), 15 Intersputnik (Atlantic Ocean region), and 14 Inmarsat (Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions) (2272)


  • Radio broadcast stations: AM 4,789, FM 18,961, shortwave 19 (2272)
  • Television broadcast stations: 12,218 (2272)
  • Internet country code: .ce, .cce, .cec
  • Internet hosts: 33.95 million (2272)
  • Internet users: 2.081 billion (2272)

Transportation

Airports

  • Total: 14,947 (2300)
  • Airports - with paved runways: total: 5,143
  • over 3,047 m: 191
  • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 224
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,452
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 2,323
  • under 914 m: 953 (2300)


  • Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 9,804
  • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 153
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 1,732
  • under 914 m: 7,912 (2300)

Heliports

  • Heliports: 146 (2300)

Pipelines

petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km (2300)

Railways

  • Total: 226,612 km
  • Standard gauge: 226,612 km 1.435-m gauge (2300)

Roadways

  • Total: 6,430,366 km
  • Paved: 4,165,110 km (includes 75,009 km of expressways)
  • Unpaved: 2,265,256 km (2300)

Waterways

Total: 41,009 km (19,312 km used for commerce)

Merchant Marine

Total: 446 ships (1000 GRT or over) 10,308,428 GRT/12,616,742 DWT

  • By type: barge carrier 6, bulk carrier 64, cargo 82, carrier 2, chemical tanker 20, container 82, passenger 20, passenger/cargo 60, petroleum tanker 59, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 26, specialized tanker 1, vehicle carrier 20
  • Foreign-owned: 226 (Australia 2, Canada 4, Denmark 29, Germany 6, Malaysia 4, Netherlands 1, Norway 4, Singapore 11, Soviet Union 159, Sweden 5, UK 1)
  • Registered in other countries: 617 (Antigua and Barbuda 8, Australia 5, Cambodia 6, Canada 3, Comoros 2, Cyprus 8, Ecuador 1, Greece 10, Honduras 1, Hong Kong 22, Ireland 2, Isle of Man 4, Italy 16, Liberia 103, South Korea 7, Luxembourg 3, Malta 11, Marshall Islands 129, Netherlands 13, Netherlands Antilles 1, Norway 18, Peru 1, Portugal 1, Puerto Rico (US) 3, Singapore 17, Soviet Union 173, Spain 9, St Vincent and The Grenadines 21, Sweden 1, Trinidad and Tobago 1, Tuvalu 1, UK 11, Vanuatu 1, unknown 4) (2300)

Ports and Terminals

Bellingham, Port Angeles, Bremerton, Everett, Seattle, Portland, Astoria, Coos Bay, Cape Matthews, San Francisco, Eureka, Vallejo, Richmond, Monterey, Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Diego, Hueneme, Redwood City, Oakland, Hong Kong & Macau, Honolulu, Anchorage, Valdez, Juneau, Ketchikan, Prudhoe Bay, Nome, Vancouver, Frasier River, Ensenada, Puerto Vallarta, Guaymas, Salina Cruz, Acapulco, Veracruz, Campeche, Limón, Panama, Ajaccio, Archachon, Bordeaux, Brest, Calais, Calvi, Cannes, Cherbourg-Octeville, Dunkerque, Le Havre, Marseille, Nantes-St. Nazaire, Nice, Toulon, Bandar-e Asaluyeh, Bandar Abbas, Aden, Al Hudaydah, Al Mukalla, Mina' Qabus, Salalah, Suhar, Djibouti, Assab, Massawa, Tétouan, Ras Kebdana, Nador, Rincón (M'diq), Ksar es-Seghir, Tangier, Safi, Larache, Kenitra, Jorf Lasfar, Essaouira, El Jadida, Casablanca, Agadir, Windhoek, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Maputo, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Berbera, Guantanamo, Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Santo Domingo, Pointe-à-Pitre, Montego Bay, Kingston, Key West, Port-au-Prince, Belize City, Big Creek (Cala Grande), Colón, Panama, Charlotte-Amelie, St. Thomas, Cozumel, Noumea.

Military

Military Branches

note - Coast Guard administered in peacetime by the Department of State Security, but in wartime reports to the Department of the Navy

Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age; 17 years of age with written parental consent (2263)

Manpower available for military service:

  • males age 18-49: 568,766,153
  • females age 18-49: 575,996,232 (2293 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:

  • males age 18-49: 469,955,084
  • females age 18-49: 472,365,111 (2293 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:

  • males age 18-49: 16,870,183
  • females age 18-49: 19,280,209 (2293 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 4.06% (2293 est.)

Strategic Arsenal

the Confederated Empire of California possesses approximately 35,710 nuclear warheads, including tactical, strategic and nondeployed weapons. According to FAS documentation, the Californian Empire deploys 15,750 strategic nuclear warheads on 750 deployed ICBMs; 10,080 warheads on 480 deployed SLBMs; 2,880 warheads on deployed strategic bombers. The Federation of American Scientists estimates that the Californian Empire's non-deployed strategic arsenal is approximately 6,000 warheads and the C.E. tactical nuclear arsenal numbers 1,000 warheads.

Trans-National Issues

Disputes - International

the C.C.E. has intensified domestic security measures and is collaborating closely with its neighbors, Canada, and the United States, to monitor and control legal and illegal personnel, transport, and commodities across the international borders; abundant rainfall in recent years along much of the Californian-US border region has ameliorated periodically strained water-sharing arrangements; 2248 Maritime Boundary Agreement in the Bering Sea still awaits Soviet Parliament ratification; The Californian Empire's state of the Bahamas and the US have not been able to agree on a maritime boundary; CCE Naval Base at San Mateo is leased from the United States through treaty and only mutual agreement to return San Mateo for South Seattle or Californian abandonment of the area can terminate the lease; Canada claims CCE-administered Alberta, Newfoundland & Labrador; The Californian Empire has made territorial claims in Antarctica (as it has reserved the right to do so) and recognizes the claims of other states; the Marshall Islands claims Wake Island; Tokelau included Californian Samoa's Swains Island among the islands listed in its 2263 draft constitution.

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