San Ba

Republic of San Ba

三八
Flag of San Ba
Flag
National emblem of San Ba
National seal
Motto: Juéqiào!
Anthem: The Silver Star
Map of San Ba
Map of San Ba
StatusIndependent State
CapitalXiàmian
Demonym(s)San Ban
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential constitutional republic
• President
Thelonious D'Ran
• Premier
Sophie Elsby
LegislatureLegislative Yuan
Area
• Total
182,292 km2 (70,383 sq mi)
Population
• 2005 census
17,660,000
CurrencySan Ban Yuan (SBY)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Internet TLD.sb

San Ba (""), officially the Republic of San Ba, is an independent state in Europa on Eurth. Because it's an island San Ba shares a no land borders. Nearby neighbours include Ide Jima and Koku to the north across the Paraia Bay, Orioni to the southeast across the Rosario Sea, Tamurin and Rekamgil to the southwest. The climate in San Ba is mostly defined as a Mediterranean climate (Csa in the east; Csb in the west across from Koku). San Ba has a hard-working, intelligent population of approximately 17.66 million, and an area of 182,292 square kilometres (70,383 sq mi). Xiàmian is the capital city of the country.

San Ba is a presidential republic The country is first mentioned as (2nd paragraph. Short history in 1 sentence. Link with present in 1 sentence.) The current head of state is President Thelonious D'Ran.

In the late 1950s, after the Long War ended, San Ba experienced a period of strong economic growth. The San Ban economy is very export-oriented, with a major focus on innovation, research and development making significant contributions to machinery and electronics. San Ba was an active member of the Europan Commercial Alliance since its inception in 1954, but declined to join its successor organisation the Entente of Oriental States.

Geography

(Cities: Xiàmian (capital), Port Zayton. San Ba's national animal is the hunting caracal, which teeters on the brink of extinction due to widespread deforestation.[1])

History

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(First mentioned as Penglai. Related to Golden River civilisation which flows into the nearby Paraia Bay. Influenced by Three Kingdoms of Koku, Ide Jima and Jaihu. Tied into Pearl Road network. Affected by Long War.)

Politics

President D'Ran meets Chairman Ping of the SSI.
Premier Elsby.

(The small, pro-business government juggles the competing demands of Defence, Education, and Commerce. Crime -- especially youth-related -- is crippling, probably because of the country's utter lack of prisons.)

Economy

(A powerhouse of a private sector is led by the Information Technology industry, followed by Uranium Mining and Gambling. Income tax is unheard of. Its currency is the yuan.)

Culture

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(San Ba is a socially progressive nation. Students are known to arrive at school in their pyjamas, citizens are enjoying a recent large cut in taxes, all tariffs have been abolished, and corporations are either above the law or corrupting it.)

References

  1. The Research Center of San Ba (15 February 2005)