Gaduridos, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Gaduridos (Egelian: República Popular Democrática de Gaduridos), is a sovereign state in eastern Seleya. Gaduridos is composed of five states, three of which are islands and two of which are part of the Seleyan mainland bordering Baltusia to the north and Tukarali to the west.
Gaduridos traces its origins back to the early 22nd century, when its earliest incarnation was established. The nation immediately adopted a modern, liberal democracy. However, since its inception, Gaduridos has been through several major conflicts surrounding its form of government. As a result, the country has at several points been lead by various monarchs and dictators. As of present, the country is administered within the framework of a presidential federation.
History[edit | edit source]
- Romano V. Rosso refused, and thus preserved the deeply rooted republican spirit and tradition of governance. Gaduridos has a complicated history. At times, there have been monarchist political forces in Gaduridos, though few of these have managed to establish long-term monarchies in the country. In 3602, Gaduridos was put under foreign pressure by imperialist countries to accept the latters' Monarchs as the leaders of Gaduridos. The Gaduridan government, at the time led by President
Geography[edit | edit source]
- Gaduridos is composed of three principle landmasses: a section of the Seleyan mainland plus the islands of Vintalli and Marligantos. The island of Vintalli is divided into two states, north and south while the mainland portion of the country consists of the states of Pernessia and Salnaeta.
Climate[edit | edit source]
As Gaduridos is located close to the Terran equator, the country has traditionally had a relatively warm and dry climate. There is never snowfall in lowlands or even higher-situated areas. The Gaduridan ecosystem has adapted to the fact that rainfall is relatively uncommon, and thus the country's wild and natural flora has historically consisted of plants capable of surviving in extreme heat.
Government and politics[edit | edit source]
- The constitution of Gaduridos describes the country as a presidential parliamentary republic.
Government[edit | edit source]
The government of Gaduridos has the President as its head of state and as its head of government. The legislature, called the National Assembly, has the power to propose new legislation and the responsibility to approve cabinet nominations
Judicial power is officially and formally vested in the Supreme Court of Gaduridos. Apart from this highest court, Gaduridos has a tradition of utilizing a judicial system based on geographical, sub-national boundaries. In addition, the various levels of authority in the judicial system are based on importance of the judicial matters that are to be handled.
Military[edit | edit source]
Gaduridos' military is relatively poor, particularly in comparison to its neighbours Indrala and Kalistan. However, the army of Gaduridos is slowly expanding towards a goal of 3 million. Gaduridos has an aggressive military stance.
Economy[edit | edit source]
- The economy of Gaduridos operate as a free market with a focus on primary industries such as agriculture and resource extraction. In recent centuries, there has been an increase in the number of manufacturing and service sector jobs although Gaduridos remains behind many of its Seleyan neighbours in terms of economic development.
Agriculture[edit | edit source]
Agriculture is still an important part of the Gaduri economy.
Transport[edit | edit source]
Transport links in Gaduridos are mixed, with the island aspect of its geography making rail links difficult.
Infrastructure[edit | edit source]
In contrast to the transportation situation, the Islands of Marligantos and Vintalli have some of the best infrastructure in the nation. This is particularly true in the rich Federal State of Marligantos, which has been compared to as one big city, with Gadur in the middle of the island.
Demographics[edit | edit source]
Ethnic groups[edit | edit source]
The major ethnic groups in Gaduridos are Pensios and Gaduri-Esinsundus.
Language[edit | edit source]
The dominant language in Gaduridos is Egelian. However, Luthorian is the official language used in Parliament.