Geography of Esonice

Geography of Esonice
ContinentAlharu
RegionWest Alharu, Eastern Thalassa
Area
 • Total354,835 km2 (137,003 sq mi)
Largest lakeLake Gamari
ClimateVaried; Wet subtropical to the east, transitioning in the west to tropical savannah, and then dry semi-arid to the north western coasts, with mountainous places being subtropical oceanic climates with rare snow
Terrainmainly flat with volcanic and mountainous features
Natural ResourcesLarge deposits of various gems, marine life and mineral resources in territorial waters, deposits of iron, gold, silver, zinc, copper and minerals on land, including kaolin, marble and limestone  
Natural Hazardsvolcanic eruptions, sandstorms, tsunamis, eurthquakes, psuedo monsoons, droughts
Environmental Issuesair pollution; deforestation; overfishing; desertification; acidification of lakes and reservoirs; endangered wildlife  

Esonice is an island nation situated in the Esonian archipelago, surrounded by the Tiauhai Sea, which Esonians call 'the Sea of the Moon' (Esonian: Motsu no Koshin) and the Sea of the Rising Sun (Esonian: Motsu no ---) in the North Oriental Ocean, compromising of an archipelago of 4 major islands, 3 minor islands and --- smaller islands. The major island Esonice occupies is the island of Hirosho, which is the biggest island in the archipelago, and two smaller but noticeable islands in the south that are the islands of Mibiveshi and Lisharishi. All together, Esonice holds 254 in its possession; but only 20 of those are inhabited permanently. There are 234 remote islands with no inhabitants, 48 of those were turned into protected wildlife reserves.

All together, Esonice's territory covers 354,835 km2 (137,003 sq mi), making it the - largest island nation, and the - largest nation in the wulrd. It is the 2nd largest island nation in both Alharu and Thalassa.

Regions & provinces

Esonice has historically been divided into 8 regions, those regions being:

  • Vellisia(Velisya
  • Yatoshi
  • Dahomi
  • Alodia(Alodya)
  • Juraba
  • Chiyashi
  • Kumiko
  • ---

Topography, geology and geographical features

Topgraphic map of Esonice

Lakes

Rank Name
Region
Type Water Area
(km2)
Max Depth
(m)
1 Gamari yeshō Velisya Ancient lake, tectonic, freshwater Fresh 2,137 107
2 Nandan yeshō Yatoshi freshwater Fresh --- ---

Rivers

Rank Name
Region
Length
(sq2)
1 --- ---

Tectonic plates

Volcanos

Islands

Rank Name
Area
(km2)
1 Hirosho 350,187
2 Mibiveshi 2,319
3 Lisharishi 2,328
4 Katomei ---
5 Makoshi ---


Population distribution

The 3 clusters

Climate

Humid subtropical

Esonice's eastern and southern regions, which are located in the subtropical climate are the most wet parts of the country and include the majority of Esonice's biodiversity. They include the majority of Esonice's total population at around 81%.

Eastern & southern Esonice, unlike the north-west portion of the country, have 4 distinct seasonal variations. Those seasons are winter which characteristics consist of temperatures are colder than most of the year and less amounts of rain. Spring or what in Esonice it is known as the 'floral bloom' season were flowers across the nation start blooming. Summer which characteristics consist of warm to hot temperatures and mass amounts of rainfall, this is were the Esonian psuedo monsoons take place in the year.


Subtropical highlands

Tropical savannah

Semi-arid

Rainfall

Fauna

Land

Marine

Flora

Flowers

Fruits and vegetables

Aloe Vera plantation in ---, important in medicine and Esonian cuisine

Natural resources

Gem deposits

Natural hazards

Esonian psuedo-monsoons

Earthquakes and tsunamis

Sandstorms