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|Federated State of New Cardiff|
La fe nos da fuerza
(English: Faith grants us strength)
Map of Philimania with New Cardiff highlighted
|Before statehood||State of New Cardiff|
|Admitted to the Republic||1621 (1st)|
|Capital (and |
|• Governor||Lewis Espejo|
|• Lieutenant Governor||Justin Northam|
|• Upper house||Council of New Cardiff|
|• Lower house||House of Delegates|
|Judiciary||Supreme Court of New Cardiff|
|Philimanian Legislator||Sam Howel (D)|
Nettie Rosas (D)
Chandni Stevenson (L)
Tyla Jefferson (L)
Joseff Grainger (P)
Manveer Ramsay (P)
Rian Horne (W)
Awais Finch (W)
Arvin Rogers (L)
|Philimanian House delegation||3 Liberals|
|• Total||22,472 km2 (8,676.5 sq mi)|
|• Length||158 km (98.2 mi)|
|• Width||169 km (105 mi)|
|Elevation||97.5 m (320 ft)|
|Highest elevation||811 m (2,661 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|• Density rank||2nd|
|• Median household income||P$52,323|
|• Income rank||3rd|
|• Official language||English|
|• Spoken language||45% English|
|ISO 3166 code||PH-NC|
New Cardiff (/njuː kɑːdɪf/ ( listen)), Offically the Federated State of New Cardiff, is a province in Philimania. The Province is bordered by North Philimania in the North, Dioran in the West, and the Pacific Ocean in the east and south. The capital of New Cardiff is Phorktown which is also the largest. The Federated State's population as of 2021 is 2,396,115 with 73.6% of them living in Phorktown.
The area's history begins with several Polynesian tribes. In 1603, British and Spanish pilgrims settled on what is now the south coast of the province, and established the State of New Cardiff along with the city of Phrakingdale. In 1621, New Cardiff and the other states united forming the Republic of Philimania.
New Cardiff's state legislature is the New Cardiff General Assembly, which was established in July 1609, making it the oldest current law-making body in the Americas. It is made up of a 30-member Council of New Cardiff and a 50-member New Cardiff House of Delegates. The state government is unique in how it treats cities and counties equally, manages local roads, and prohibits governors from serving consecutive terms. Virginia's economy has many sectors: agriculture in Whitworth; and high tech and federal agencies, including the headquarters of the Philimanian Ministry of Transpotation.
During the Long Kingdomian Revolution in 1769 New Cardiff was the site of several naval landings. in late February in the same year the Battle of Phorktown Hill took place in Phorktown and was one of the most bloodiest battle in history.
A huge influx of immigrants from 1940-1980 came to Philimania to find work, some of whom came to New Cardiff, leading Philimania to become one of the most culturally diverse nation.
New Cardiff has an area of 22,472 km2 (8,676.5 sq mi). Making it the 2nd biggest province in Philimania. New Cardiff is bordered by North Philimania to the north, by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, and by Dioran to the west. The highest point in the province is Mt. Meuce, 811 m (2,661 ft) high.
New Cardiff experiences a humid tropical climate with generally cool temperatures and plentiful rainfall all year round. The climate in the Dioran Mountain is temperate and relatively dry,
The Wee-Wee Fish, one of 30 fish species recorded in New Cardiff, has an estimated population of 2 million. Native carnivorans include the Dacon Jaguar, who have a population of around seven thousand in the province, as well as bobcats, coyotes, both gray and red foxes, raccoons, and skunks. Rodents include groundhogs, weasels, nutria, beavers, both gray squirrels and fox squirrels, chipmunks, and Allegheny woodrats. Whales, dolphins, and porpoises have also been recorded in Philimania's coastal waters.
Cities and Towns
New Cardiff is has 12 cities and towns. About 89% of the New Cardiff population lives in urban and metropolitan areas. The capital of New Cardiff is Phorktown, Which has a population of 1,765,200 people.
Largest cities or towns in New Cardiff
New Cardiff is the 2nd most populated province with an estimated population of over 2 million. The Median household income of New Cardiff is P$52,323, and it is ranked 3rd in Philimania. About 60% of residents were born outside Philimania as of 2020. The most common of them are from Peru, China, Mexico, Namibia, Poland, Ecuador, Ireland, India, Russia, and Trinidad and Tobago.
The majority of New Cardiff's population are Christian. 50% identify as Protestant, with 36% identifying as Catholics. The nonreligious account for 10% of the population, while Jews make up 2.1%. All other faiths collectively make up 1.9% of the population. Discrimination based on religion is illegal under the Philimanian Constitution.
As of 2019, 45% of New Cardiffian residents age five and older spoke English at home as a first language, with 35% of them having Spanish as a second language; 40% of the population spoke Spanish; 10% Maori; 3% Chinese (including Mandarin); and 2% Tagalog.