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Votyalia

Votyalic Federation

Вотялийская Федерация (Votyalic)
Votyaliyskaya Federatsiya
Flag of Votyalia
Flag
National Emblem of Votyalia
National Emblem
Motto: Здесь безопасно пребывает
"Zdes' bezopasno prebyvayet"
"Here we stay in peace"
Anthem: Прощание Середянки
"Proshchaniye Seredyanki"
"Farewell of Seredyanka"

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Capital
and
Zolodolina
Official languagesVotyalic, Abzahn, Yoshel, Tolyk, Yakast, Zvečajian
Ethnic groups
88.3% Votyalic
3% Yakast
2.5% Abzahn
1.7% Zvečajian
1.6% Yoshel
1.3% Tolyk
2.5% Other
Demonym(s)Votyalic
Votyalian (rarely)
GovernmentFederal semi-presidential parliamentary republic
• President
Andrey Primakov
Matryona Alliluyeva
LegislatureFederal Assembly of Votyalia
Assembly of the Land
State Duma
Formation
• Knyazate of the Golden Valley forms
~900
• Grand Principality of Zolodolina forms
11 July 1228
• Sokolov coup d'état is successful
3 January 1404
• Votyalic Empire forms
18 May 1633
• Deposition of the Votyalic Autocracy in the Christmas Revolution
27 December 1878
• Votyalic Civil War begins
29 January 1879
• Civil War ends, in a victory for the Kadet & Socialist factions
8 May 1891
• First Votyalic Constitution is ratified
2 January 1895
• Republic of Votyalia is reformed into the Federation
16 January 1898
• Current constitution is ratified
27 March 1938
Population
• 2018 estimate
96,841,466
• 2015 census
95,643,058
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$2.969,60 billion
• Per capita
$30.664,58
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$1.882,43 billion
• Per capita
$19.438,23
Currencyrouble (VR/В₽)
Date formatdd.mm.yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+5
ISO 3166 codeFRV
Internet TLD.frv

Votyalia (Votyalic: Вотялья, tr. Votyal'ya), officially the Votyalic Federation (Votyalic: Вотялийская Федерация, tr. Votyaliyskaya Federatsiya) is a sovereign federal semi-presidential parliamentary republic located in north-eastern Borealis. Votyalia borders Masovya to the west, and both Kolchakska and Vrilissia to the south; to the north rests the ocean and the north pole. Votyalia's land area is __________ km2, or __________ sq mi, making it one of the largest nations in the world. Its estimated population in 2018 was over 95 million, making it one of the most populated nations among the nations of the Eastern Continents. The majority of the nation's population lives in the south, and particularly the south-east near the inland sea of Rassvetmore. Major cities include the national capital, Zolodolina, as well as Galkino-Vraskoye and the port city of Varykino. Historically, Votyalia comprised a significant part of the Votyalic Empire, which included neighboring states such as Masovya and Kolchakska until its collapse in the late 19th-century.

The Votyalic ethnic group initially emerged in and around modern-day Masovya and Votyalia in the early centuries CE, and were initially ruled by various disparate knyazes over the course of the 6th through the 10th centuries. By around 900 CE, the Principality of the Golden Valley, or Zolodolina, had begun consolidating significant power across the southern swathes of modern Votyalia. This trend would continue, and culminate in a series of wars between the Princes of the Golden Valley to the east and the various Principalities of Galkino, Naruksovo, and Velikiy Kalmiya to the north and east. By the early 13th century, after subjugating these smaller princes and extending their rule across much of the land near the Rassvetmore, Silver Prince Andrei II declared the Grand Principality of the Golden Valley in 1228. Andrei's Obolensky kin would continue to rule Zolodolina after his death in 1249, intermarrying with their conquered subjects and thus strengthening their hold on power. However, constant conflicts between the Obolensky realm and neighbors in modern-day Masovya, Kolchakska, and Vrilissia would threaten the stability of the Grand Principality.

In time, and particularly after a humiliating defeat to a coalition of enemy forces termed the Glorious Battle in early 1401, enough opposition had mounted against the reigning Vasily I Obolensky and the family of his increasingly disliked wife Nadezhda Privalova to foment a coup d'état led by nobleman, general, and Obolensky cousin Nikolay Sokolov. The Sokolov coup took place in January 1404, and saw Vasily I and his three sons exiled to the far-northern wastes beyond even the reach of the newly-crowned Grand Prince. Vasily's wife Nadezhda, and most of her Privalov relatives, were executed on the main square of the Zolodolina Kremlin in May 1404; three of her nieces and one male cousin, all under the age of ten, were spared and sent to convents and monasteries respectively by Sokolov. Sokolov, and his own descendants, were able to recover from the battles which had felled the Obolensky regime; by the 17th century, much of modern Votyalia and several neighboring states had been conquered, and in 1633 Nikolay IV Sokolov proclaimed the Gods-Given Empire of the Votyalic Peoples, which was eventually codified as the Votyalic Empire.

Etymology

History

Early History

Princes of Zolodolina

Conflicts with neighbors

Grand Principality of Zolodolina

The Empire and Absolutism

Christmas Revolution and Civil War

Votyalic Federation

Reformation and Instability

The Verizov Constitution

Contemporary Votyalia

Geography

Environment

Politics

Government and Political System

Foreign Relations

Demographics

Language

Languages of Votyalia
Language Percent
Votyalic
99.2%
Yakast
16.4%
Yoshel
8.8%
Abzahn
5.7%
Zvečajian
1.6%
Hebrew
1.0%
Other
4.6%

Religion

Religion in Votyalia
Religion Percent
TBD
56.2%
No Religion
26.4%
TBD
8.5%
Unknown or Unstated
3.5%
TBD
1.6%
TBD
1.1%
Other
2.7%

Ethnic Groups

Ethnic Groups of Votyalia
Ethnicity Percent
Votyalic
88.3%
Yakast
3%
Abzahn
2.5%
Zvečajian
1.7%
Yoshel
1.6%
Tolyk
1.3%
Other
2.5%

Largest Cities

Migration Statistics

Healthcare

Education

Economy

Culture

Military