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Republic of Philimania

Flag of Philimania
War Flag of Philimania
Coat of Arms of Philimania
Coat of Arms
Motto: Vita Frui
("Enjoy Life")
Anthem: "Toku Nuu"
(English: "My Nation")
Location of Philimania (dark green) – in Flonesia (grey)
Location of Philimania (dark green)
– in Flonesia (grey)
and largest city
New Phork City
Official languagesNeragese
Recognised regional languagesHestandan
Ethnic groups
48% Philimanian
24% Hestandan
22.2% Neragese
4% Other Oranish
1.7% Naphto-Philimanians
0.1% Naphtorans
GovernmentConstitutional Federal
• President
Nel Karlson
Henry Field
Legislative Council
House of
14 Hunyo 1551
23 Phupu 1616
• Legislative Council founded
6 Marto 1654
• First constitution
15 Marto 1681
• Self-rule
25 Pusper 1941
• Independence
26 Pusper 1968
• Current constitution
2 Gunyana 1984
• Total
224,805 km2 (86,798 sq mi)
• Water (%)
• 2000 estimate
Increase 13,420,400
• 2000 census
• Density
62.7/km2 (162.4/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2000 estimate
• Total
Increase $1.301 trillion
• Per capita
Increase $31,422
GDP (nominal)2000 estimate
• Total
Increase $1.342 trillion
• Per capita
Increase $30,120
Gini (2000)Steady 29
low · X
HDI (2000)Increase 0.810
very high · X
(β) (CET)
Time zoneMTS+1 (Philimanian Standard Time)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy (CE)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+79

The Republic of Philimania (/fɪlɪ'meɪnɪə/ (Speaker Icon.svg listen)), commonly called Philimania, is a federal republic governed by The Philimanian Legislative Council (TPLC) in central Flonesia. Philimania covers over 200 thousand square kilometres and around 532 islands and has a population of over 10 million. The nation consists of 4 provinces.

  • History

Philimania is a developed country, with a high national GDP of $1.342 trillion. The per capita GDP of $30,120 ranks highly in the world. The economy is fueled almost entirely by the private sector, which is quite specialized and led by the Tourism industry, with significant contributions from Book Publishing, Information Technology, and Arms Manufacturing. The average income is $65,825 and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 2.7 times as much as the poorest. Philimania ranks highly in civil rights, political freedom, and economic freedom. Philimania is a small power, as well as a member of several international organizations, including the Union of Realms.




Pre-Oranish history

According to indigenous Philimanian oral traditions, Philimania was first settled by marine nomads known as the Runga Puan people from modern-day Manukaia during the Novalithic Age around 6300 BCE, although there are still many open questions about the specific dates and patterns of human migration into Philimania and many other Nullaric islands. the Runga Puans later saw influences from present-day Vashria and Iolana following human migrations brought about by the Mutamarma supereruption c. 3100 BCE. The first permanent settlement in Philimania was discovered via archaeological in 1986 in Dioran dating back to atleast 1200 BCE.

In 837 CE, the Vashrian Empire was established in Vashria. This brought Vashrian and Proto-Iolonan customs and languages to Philimania. By then, the Runga Puans had evolved into the indigenous Philimanian people similar to the Philimanian people of the modern-day.

In the subsequent centuries, Philimania became a melting pot of Flonesian culture due to its geographical location between east and west Flonesia. Philimanians also constructed large, elegant watercraft, with rigged sails called drua and exported some of them to Vashria. Philimanians also developed a distinctive style of village architecture, including communal and individual xagona housings, and an advanced system of ramparts and moats that were usually constructed around the more important settlements. Additionally, pigs were domesticated for food during the early 3rd century, and a variety of agricultural plantations, such as banana plantations, existed since the early stages of the Runga Puan civilisation. Philimanians lived in societies led by chiefs, elders and notable warriors. Magicians often called daucakas, were also important cultural figures, and the production and consumption of kavas was part of their ceremonial and community rites.

Following the collapse of the Vashrian Empire in 1481, Philimania was plunged into a convoluted conflict known as the Veivala War. During this period, Philimania was ruled by numerous chiefdoms the most well-known of which is the Chiefdom of Dyoruna.

With the arrival of Oranishmen during the 16th century, many indigenous Philimanian traditions were suppressed. Early colonists and missionaries pointed to the practice of cannibalism in Philimania as providing a moral imperative justifying colonization. Oranish colonisers labelled many native Philimanian customs as debased or primitive, enabling many colonists to see Philimania as a "paradise squandered by barbaric cannibals". On the other side of the spectrum, Wilhelm Lustig, the governor of New Laughton (1551-1616), wrote that the tasting of the flesh of the enemy was done only on rare occurrences, and only "to indicate supreme hatred and not out of relish for a gastronomic treat".

Early colonialism

Philimania was first discovered by Seronia-Sothan explorer Vincent Eichinger in 1536, sighting a southern island now part of Dioran. He made landfall on the island in the late afternoon of the 17th of Phupu, giving it the name "Eichinger's Island".

However, what is now Philimania was not mapped until the Flonesian Scramble in 1551 by Neragese explorer George Kellerman who also established the colony of New Laughton near present day Lensaw on 14 Hunyo the same year. The rest of central Philimania was fully colonised in 1564 following numerous conflicts with indigenous people as well as the end of the Veivala War in the autumn of 1560. As a result, thousands of native Philimanians were put into slavery and sold at auction to tobacco plantations in New Laughton. This provided a source of revenue for the Neragese colonial government and also dispersed the natives to different, often isolated islands where they could not organise and rebel. The land that was occupied by these people before they became slaves was then also sold for additional revenue. In total, an estimated 78,000 Philimanians were sold into slavery.

During this period, settlements such as Phorktown (1562), Phrakingdale (1567), Esterham (1574), and Harpville (1580) were founded.

In Gunyana of 1571, a group of settlers were killed near the river Brades by native Philimanians of the Malulu tribe, prompting a large punitive expedition of Oranish farmers, army veterans and other civilians to be organised. This group of around 300 armed vigilantes, including veterans of the Five Years' War, participated in the Battle near Croufield against the Malulu tribe. Both sides suffered few casualties and although the Malulus were forced to retreat, they responded with frequent raids on colonial settlements throughout the following weeks.

Although the New Laughton government did not approve of civilians taking justice into their own hands, it did want the Malulu tribe subjugated and their land sold. This resulted in the formation of the New Laughton Army, the predecessor of the Philimanian Armed Forces, under Arthur Sudfries.

This marked the beginning of the so-called Brades War lasting from Gunyana of 1571 to 1573. During this time, a force of about 600 men led by Sudfries campaigned through the Philimanian interior in order to annihilate the Malulu tribe. The combined force of the different clans of the Malulu made a last stand at the village of Wataani where they were ultimately defeated by the 16 Memesa 1573 and surrendered to Sudfries's army. About 2,000 of the prisoners (men, women and children) were sent to Phrakingdale where some were hanged and the rest were sold into slavery and forced to work on various plantations throughout the islands.

Although Neragon did not officially participate in the Flonesian War, Philimania's waterways became the battlegrounds of numerous military actions including the infamous Battle of King Henry's Strait in 1584 between the Serono-Sothan fleet led by Johann Lager and the Omaran colonial navy resulting in a decisive victory for Seronia-Sotha, serving as a turning point in the war against the Omaran and Paloa.

During the War of 1602, an invasion of Philimania was attempted by the Paqueons following their victory at the Battle of Verano on the 16 Gunyana 1604. In the morning of 20 Gunyana, Philimanian coast guards near the southside of Eichinger’s Island sighted a fleet of Paqueon ships heading towards Philimania. Two hours later, the fleet bombarded the island which led to its capture and the small fleet of Neragese ships at the island to retreat to the nearby Prince Edward’s Island.

In the following weeks, the Paqueon fleet made its way north capturing Prince Edward’s Island on the 26th of Gunyana and Waraki’i Island 4 days later. Although the New Laughton government possessed an army, they were unable to match against the Paqueon fleet who by 3 Okjatab had begun to bombard cities in Dioran such as Phrakingdale, Sudville and New Weissburg; and had blockaded most of Philimania from the rest of Neragons colonial holdings in Flonesia.

17th century depiction of the Battle near Petralia Island.

However, Paqueon forces weren’t able to advance further north after the fleet was defeated by a Neragese fleet led by Arthur Sudfries at the Battle near Petrali Island in Memesa of 1605. This led to a stalemate between the Neragese in Paqueons which was resolved in 1607 when a coordinated attack by Serono-Sothans and Neragese forces from New Sotha, New Rubenis; and Iolana respectively broke through the Paqueon blockade on the Philimanian archipelago and drove out invading Paqueon forces by the middle of Marto the same year.

By the end of the war, some 100,000 civilians were killed while about 1,340,000 soldiers were killed on both sides of the conflict. Additionally, around 700,000 houses and other structures were damaged or destroyed due to Paqueon bombing.

Colony of Philimania

Map of the Colony of Philimania shortly after the founding of The Philimanian Legislative Council.


Self-rule and independence







Philimania is one of X megadiverse countries in Gentu according to X, and it has the X-most biodiversity per square kilometer of any nation.

Philimania has 900 bird species. In addition to more than 10,000 species of plants, the country has 97 endemic reptiles, 138 endemic amphibians, and 4,000 species of butterfly. As of the writing of the plan in 2005, 12% of Philimania's land area was in a protected area; however, the plan also states that 35% of the land must be protected in order to truly preserve the nation's biodiversity. Current protected areas include 10 national parks, 12 wildlife refuges, 7 ecological reserves, and other areas.


Philimania experiences a humid tropical climate with generally cool temperatures and plentiful rainfall all year round. Because of the nations close proximity at the equator, Philimania experiences little variation in daylight hours during the course of a year. Both sunrise and sunset occur each day at the two six o'clock hours.

The temperature in Philimania ranges between 30 and 35 °C (86 and 95 °F) at the coast and 30 and 31 °C (86 and 87.8 °F) inland during the day and is quite stable at around 24 °C (75.2 °F) at night.

Climate data for Philimania
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.6
Daily mean °C (°F) 27.3
Average low °C (°F) 23.9
Average rainfall mm (inches) 271.8
Average rainy days 19.0 15.9 16.7 14.8 20.0 21.9 21.0 19.8 16.8 20.1 18.7 19.9 224.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours 198.4 194.9 244.9 234.0 210.8 168.0 186.0 176.7 198.0 179.8 183.0 182.9 2,357.4

Administrative divisions


Transport and infrastructure

A road in the north coast of Philimania.

Foster International Airport in New Phork is the only public airport in Philimania. It provides scheduled direct flights with X, X, X and X.

Freight, military and cruise ships often call at Phrakingdale Harbor, Gardton Harbour, or Harpville Harbour. Philimania has around 1906 km or 1184.3 mi of highways, only 456 km or 283.3 mi are paved. Driving is on the left and the speed limit is 100 km/h (62 mph) on most highways.

The railroad network of Philimania is 1626 km long and is traversed daily by up to 30,000 passenger and cargo trains. The partially state-owned largest railroad company Philimanian Rail Company serves and oeprates a large number of trains, passengers and infrastructure components. Most of the railroad infrastructure is maintained, operated and financed by the Ministry of Infrastructure since 1964. The network is used by regular and high speed trains, most notably the InterCity trains travelling at between 240 km/h (149 mph) to under 370 km/h (230 mph), providing expansive domestic and international rail connections.

Confined urban underground rapid transit such as the New Phork Underground are used by approximately 1.757 million passengers daily. Taxis and public transport in general are all well developed mostly in major Philimanian cities but some in smaller cities as well such as Bridging, Seerno and Lensaw.


Ethnic Groups in Philimania (2000)

  Philimanian (48%)
  Hestandan (24%)
  Other Oranish (Including Neragese) (22.2%)
  Hesterath Lowlands people (4%)
  Others (0.1%)

Philimania's population is ethnically diverse and the 2000 census put Philimania's population at 14,088,100. The largest ethnic group (As of 2000) are the Philimanians, who are mixed race people of Neragese, Hestandan, and Iolonan descent and constitute about 48% of the population. The Hestandans are the second largest ethnic group accounting for 24% of the population. The rest of Philimania's population is a result of a mixture of Oranish immigrants, predominantly from Oliea and Veragon with people from Cavala, Paloa, and Neragon who have settled in the early 20th century. Philimania also has a small population of Hesterish origins, mainly those from the lowlands regions, such as Qiuhua and Samin which collectively makes up 4% of the population and whose ancestors arrived as miners, factory workers and fishermen in the mid 19th century during the Industrial Revolution. The Afro-Philimanians are a minority population (1.7%) in Philimania, largely based in Newton and to a lesser degree in X. The remaining 0.1% consists of immigrants from the Domicas and Naphtora.

Philimania has a population density of 61.6/km² (159.5/sq mi). Being a developed country, Philimania has a life expectancy of around 80.05 years, 79.72 years for men and 81.94 years for women. Philimania additionally has a very low infant mortality rate of 3.6 boys and 3.3 girls per 1,000 births. Historically the rate of reproduction remained above-average with 1.8 children in the mid 1900s, but deteriorated significantly since then with a period of the death rate of Philimania exceeding its birth rate and a slightly shrinking population between 1950 and 1970. However, Philimania since then advocated immigration to the country and introduced efforts to stimulate population growth; increased birth rates and migration numbers curbed the low fertility rate and supported population growth since 1970.

Philimania is one of the most important immigration destinations in the world. In a 1999 census, around 4.7 million people (or close to 33.5%) were either of immigrant or partially immigrant descent, and in 2013, 42.9% of all newborn children had atleast one parent born in a foreign country, and 27% atleast one born outside of Flonesia. Immigration to Philimania is a key factor in supporting its population growth and supply of work forces in light of its aging population.


The most widely used language is Neragese which is also the de facto national language. Approximately 80% of the population speaks Neragese as a first language, with another 9% speaking Hestandan as a first language with only 11% of the population speaking their own native language as a first language.



The Loransk Cathedral in Watchingham, largest cathedral in Philimania and a symbol of Terranity built in 1878.
Religions in Philimania (2000 census)
No religion
Other religion


Largest Cities

Philimania is a highly urbanized country. Its largest cities include New Phork, Phorktown, Stefshire, Shewood, Croufield, Meucester, Phrakingdale, Watchingham, Harpville, and Gardton features a number of large metropolitan areas summing up urban agglomerations, such as the Greater New Phork. Geographically, most urban regions are concentrated along rivers or on the coastal regions of the country due to the dense jungle in the central region of the country.




Nel Karlson, current president of Philimania.

The Republic of Philimania is a constitutional federal republic with the Philimanian Constitution being the supreme law of the land. Exercising the separation of powers, the political system of the country is divded into the executive, legislative and judiciary branch, each controlled by a separate institution. The executive branch is headed by the President of Philimania. Can veto legislative bills, appoint cabinet members and Supreme Court Justices. The legislative branch is made up of the Legislative Council and the House of Representatives. Makes federal law, declares war, allocates federal funds and approves treaties. The judicial branch makes up the Supreme Court and lower federal courts. Has the power of judicial review, and is the highest legal authority after the Constitution.

The President of Philimania is elected directly by the public, and formally approved by the Legislative Council. The ministers of the cabinet are then proposed by the president, who are in turn either approved or rejected by the Legislative Council. The current president and vice-president since 2000 is Nel Karlson and Henry Field of the Philimanian Liberal Party (PLP).

In Philimania's political history, since the founding of the Legislative Council in 1654, the Philimanian Liberal Party (PLP) was most popular party and kept its status until the 1989 Philimania legislative election when the Philimanian Democratic Party (PDP) surpassed them for the first time and had held its superior status until the 1999 election. Since 1654, 74 Legislative Council elections have been held, with the most recent election being held on 28 Memesa 1999.

Foreign Relations



2 A-11 Tomlinson during a tactical exercise above the Brades River.



with a GDP of $1.342 trillion and a GDP per capita of $30,120, the Economy of Philimania is the Xth largest in both the world and South Domica. Philimania is considered to be a developed country with the Xth highest Human Development Index of the world and boasting one of the largest rates of nominal GDP per capita in any country. The private sector is estimated to constitute 91% of the economy, with federal, regional, and local government accounting for 8.1%. Philimania employed its largest labour force of 11.4 million people in 1998, or 85% of the population, in its history; its unemployment rate was estimated at 0% in 1998, largely due to excellent employment regulations throughout the country.

Philimania's economy consists primarily of tourism, subsistence agriculture and fishing. While the couuntry has access to some resource deposits such as coal and a long history of mining, it is crucially dependant on the import of resources and energy assets from abroad. The most competitive sectors of the Philimanian industry are considered to be the automobile, agriculture and the fishing sectors. The most important trading partners of Philimania in 1999 were X at a trading volume of $151.37 billion, X with $146.60 billion, X with $126.71 billion, and X with $119.28 billion.

The income tax has three brackets with progressive rates of 9.3 percent, 15 percent, and 19.6 percent respectively. Corporate tax is four percent, and the sales tax is zero. There are no property taxes.


The Stefshire Grotto, the most well known scuba diving spot in Philimania.

Philimania is the Xth most visited country in the world, with tourist arrivals numbered some 35.9 million in 1998. Tourism as an economic sector made a considerable contribution to the national economy, generating a revenue of $135 billion, or 10.4% of Philimania's GDP in 1999. 27 of Philimania's counties are registered in some form of tourist agency. 2,842 museums, 94 theatres, 7 amusement parks, 45,940 tennis courts, approximately 87 beaches. 301 golf courses, more than 17,000 kilometres of hike trails and 9,000 kilometres of biking ways, and numerous scuba diving and snorkeling spots are all available and accessible to tourism activities. Additionally, long-term prospects for the key tourist sector have been greatly bolstered by the expansion of air travel in the Nullaric.


While the agricultural industry gradually diminished in their importance to the national economy, it is still considered internationally relevant in generating a wide array of products, being the fourth-largest exporter of agricultural products in Flonesia. The domestic agricultural industry is extremely productive in that it is able to sustain and cover more than 85% of the Philimanian population's needs for food in 2019, mainly due to extensive fertile soils in northern Philimania and sophisticated modern technology used in agriculture.

Principal agricultural exports of Philimania include products of lifestock, including poultry, beef and pork, dairy products, wheat, potatoes, and fruit. Processed food such as variations of cheese and bread are also important, and form staples of Philimanian cuisine.

Science and technology

Philimanian theoretical physicist Joseph Hinderman (1796-1877).

Philimania is an internationally significant and renowned location of technology and science. Since the Industrial Revolution, Philimanian scientists participated immensly in the foundation of modern science; especially the economic productivity of multiple industrial sectors and the transfer of knowledge to practical use proved pivotal in the scientific development of the Philimanian academic field. Publications of scientific matters receive international acclaim and domestic public popularity; scientific journals published in Philimania include Harefind and Archaringe, while Philimania as a research host produced more than 2% of the world's scientific research papers in 2000.

Institutions of research and science in Philimania are embodied through universities. Most of which are in public ownership and service, but their research activities are often financed by third parties such as foundations, companies, and other. The University of New Phork and the International University of Philimania remain one of the most renowned and prestigious universities in the world. Apart from the country's universities, a large number of research organizations are active across Philimania and abroad, represented and coordinated through associations and councils in compliance with the Ministry of Education and each university. the most famous of which include the Joseph Hinderman Society for basic research, the Craftsman Society as the country's largest scientific society, and the Alban Society for applied research.


Philimania is home to a variety of cultures, a result of a liberal immigration policy. Philimanian culture is generally considered "western", derived from traditions of Oranish and Iolonan culture. Like other Domican nations, Philimania has been described as a melting pot where several cultures join into one.

Philimanians have been described as very compassionate, hard-working, and competitive. This has resulted in great economic productivity and a libertarian form of government. This has also made Philimania a popular destination for immigrants. Philimanians are also firm believers in equality and do not think that one social class should have more rights than others.


Philimanian Curry
A night market in Phrakingdale.

Philimania is home to many different cuisines, a result of a liberal immigration policy. But mainstream Philimanian cuisine is similar to that in Iolona cultures with some aspects coming from Oranland. The Wee-Wee Fish, an also an important part of Philimanian cuisine and is often fried, boiled, and minced into small Pastochos, a type of tart made in Philimania. Philimanian cuisine also features dishes such as pineapple pie, Philimanian curry, panipopo, and coconut cake. Bread is also an important part in Philimanian cuisine, dishes wih bread in Philimania includes Luau Bread, Cassavon, and Po'eo.

Places serving Philimanian cuisine can be found all over the country in foodstands, restaurants, and shopping malls. Philimanian cuisine are also sold in night markets which would appear during the weekends and holidays.


Triman Stadium in Phorktown.





The Admira Centre, one of the most prominent examples of buildings with all-glass shells.


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