Dovmark, also commonly known as Davograd, is one of the five provinces of Davostan. The province is the largest island of the country and is the west most province of the five. Dovmark is the fourth largest province, and has a population of up to 20 million people.
Dovmark is considered the cultural center of the Davostani people, that is once of the reasons it is named Dovmark (meaning Davostan in Davostani)
The name "Dovmark", when it comes to the island of Dovmark, is translated to "Davograd" in Luthorian. But, the name "Dovmark" is also the Davostani name for "Davostan", as in the whole nation. This has led some to call the island of Dovmark as Dovmark Proper.
Cities of Dovmark Edit
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Dovmark's government is dominated by the current Kivonian National Salvation Party since 4754, when the Second Noble Socialist Party fled the country to Telamon. It is governed by a Governor, who chairs the Provincial Assembly.
Administrative regions Edit
- Greater Guldholt
- Greater Engelshhøj
- Greater Favrkilde
- Greater Dovborg
Recent politics in Dovmark has been relatively dominated by the Noble Socialists, who has always been able to maintain a good stronghold over the island, especially against the National Salvationists.
Geography and ClimateEdit
Dovmark is a volcanic island that broke away from Dorvik in ancient times. Its size is 100,200 km2. Periodically, the main volcano on Dovmark will erupt causing massive environmental effects in the area. The interior of Dovmark is mountainous with little civilization. The vast majority of the population is located on coastal cities.
Dovmark has a subarctic climate but with strong maritime influences that moderate temperatures. In regards to rainfall, the climate has semi-arid influences. Most of the precipitation falls in late summer. Average daytime summer temperatures range from approximately 55 to 78 °F (13 to 26 °C); average daytime winter temperatures are about 5 to 30 °F (-15 to -1.1 °C). Average January low and high temperatures are 11 to 23 °F (-12 to -5 °C) with an average winter snowfall of 75.5 inches (192 cm). The interior of Dovmark is significantly colder than the coastal cities due to higher elevation.
In the interior of Dovmark are various mining operations of precious metals and ore. Deforestation of the island's forests is also a major occupation. The fishing industry is present in every coastal city. Dovmark is also a leading sponsor in geothermal and nuclear energy production to meet is energy needs.
Dovmark has created a number of ferry systems to transport people and goods to the mainland and to the island regions of Nyberg and Bindeborg Proper. Before the transportation infrastructure was set up, Dovmark had been fairly isolated from the rest of the Macon continent.