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The Second Empire of Hoterallia
"Long Live His Majesty the Emperor!"
Royal anthem: "Ten'nō ga ikite iru kagiri"
"As Long As The Emperor Lives"
|Government||Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy|
• Leading Faction
• Imperial Dynasty Established
|March 28, 760 BC|
• First Constitution
|September 19, 1802|
• Second Imperial Restoration
|March 28, 1931|
|785,024 km2 (303,099 sq mi)|
• Water (%)
• 2020 estimate
• 2019 census
|161.1/km2 (417.2/sq mi)|
Hoterallia (Hoterallian: ほてらじあ, Hoterallian Romanized: Hoterajia) or officially known as The Second Empire of Hoterallia (Hoterallia: ほてらじあの第二帝国, Hoterallian Romanized: Hoterajia no Dainiteikoku) is a country in Southern Olivacia, Anteria, borders the Slavic Empire in the North, Yetrasia in the South and it shares a maritime border with San Calia on the Sunadic Ocean in the West. The country covers 785,024 km2 of lands, with a small series of islands sharing with San Calia. Oracloer is Hoterallia's national capital, Gerkoller being its royal capital and largest city; other major cities include Jiko-risu, Magateza, Ryuiki, Saipoi, Fukuoka, and Go-kio.
Hoterallia is a very populous country in the world, as well as one of the most densely populated and urbanized. About one-fourths of the country's terrain is mountainous, concentrating its population of 110.7 million on narrow coastal plains. Hoterallia is divided into 18 administrative prefectures and 3 traditional regions. The Greater Oracloer Area is one of the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.
Hoterallia has been inhabited since the Upper Paleolithic period (30,000 BC). Between the 4th and 9th centuries, the kingdoms of Hoterallia became unified under an emperor and his imperial court based in Jyo-daika (modern day Gerkoller). Beginning in the 10th century, political power was held by a series of military dictators (Taichima) and feudal lords (honsōu), and enforced by a class of warrior nobility (daiki). After a century-long period of civil war, the country was reunified in 1578 under the Shori dynasty. In 1802, a large amount of reforms were made and put into effect, helping Hoterallia grew nonstop, the economy and technology were highly advanced from its last decade. In the Hojo period, the Empire of Hoterallia adopted a modernized constitution and pursued a program of industrialization and modernization. [blank] . After the Second Reunification War, Hoterallia, under the banner of the Shiro Restoration, has maintained a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy with a bicameral legislature, the National Diet.
Hoterallia is a great power and a member of numerous international organizations, including [blank]. Renounced for its long military discipline and adaptation, the country maintains a Self-Defense Forces that are ranked as one of the most powerful military in the continent of Olivacia. After The Second Reunification War, Hoterallia experienced record economic growth. A huge dealer in the production goods and natural resources production industries, Hoterallia has made significant contributions to science, technology and most importantly is trading networks. Ranked "very high" on the Human Development Index, Hoterallia has one of the world's highest life expectancies. The culture of Hoterallia is well known around the world due to its trading, including its art, cuisine, music, and popular culture.
Hoterallia maintains one of the largest military budgets of any country in Olivacia due to its internal policies. The country's military (the Hoterallia Self-Defense Force) is recorded in Article 9 of the Hoterallian Constitution, which allows Hoterallia to declare war or use military force in international disputes with a certain extent. The military is governed by the Department of Defense, and primarily consists of the Hoterallia Ground Self-Defense Force, the Hoterallia Naval Self-Defense Force, and the Hoterallia Air Self-Defense Force. The Diet of Hoterallia has been making changes to its security policy which include the establishment of the National Security Council, the adoption of the National Security Strategy, and the development of the National Defense Program Guidelines.