|Gran Norte Metropolitan City|
Gran Norte (Draniano: 그란 놀테 , Kyo: 신수광역시), officially Gran Norte Metropolitan City, and historically known as Iglesia Mayor (Draniano: 익레씨야 마여), is the capital of the DCCR and the third largest city in the Rowiet Union. The metro area of the city has about 1.8 million inhabitants.
There is few information about the city's history before the 2000s, because all according data has been destroyed when the National Archive burned down in two years before the turn of the century. Most of Gran Norte's traditional architecture was lost during a wildfire in 2100, and the government decided to rebuild it in a modern style. Only the districts around the old port were restored in their traditional style. Nonetheless, the city remains a valuable source of the old Colonial Style popular with Egelian colonists during their rule over the Peninsula, and now associated with the culture of the Draniano Republic. The city underwent a rapid economic development until 3000, when its population hit a peak with 9 million inhabitants.
Government & Politics
Today, Gran Norte serves as the capital of the DCCR. In the past, the city long served as the national capital of the Republic of Dranland and is home to many former governmental buildings. One of the most prominent of these buildings was the Government Palace, built in 2609, which was the residence of the Taoiseach and contained the offices of all ministries. In August 3780 the Government Palace was destroyed during violent unrest. The city was also once the seat of the Dranian Parliament, which was blown up by terrorists in the 3560s.
Gran Norte is run by a City Rowi; which is elected indirectly by workspaces.
Points of Interest
Gran Norte features a number of museums, theatres and operas which provide high-class entertainment to inhabitants and tourists.
The National Football Stadium is also situated in Gran Norte. The city has a number of world-class hotels. It also has a vast number of Shopping Malls, especially in the business districts.
The Royal Palace of Santiago is located in the centre of old town named "Baruzzian". It is a very old building built in 2198 by very famous architect Fernando Ergedon (d.2199). On the outskirts of the city is the village of Guederone, home to the first monarch of the House of Santiago.
There are two main institutions of higher education in Gran Norte; the Rowiet Technical University and the State University of Gran Norte. Historic institutions included the First Dranian Private University and the Greater National University - Ulbraca.
Free Republic of Dankuk
Seongtaek (Central Capital)
|Geography • History • Culture • Economy • Government|
|History||Baekgu Dynasty • Beonyeongsalm Palace • Dranland • Dranian Zenshō Revolution • Egelian Drania • Flag of Dankuk • Great Kyo Revolution • House of Ryeo • House of Santiago • Kyobando Manifesto • Kyo-Indralan Revolutionary War • August Revolution • Dranian Civil War • Timeline of the History of Dankuk|
|Subdivisions||Provinces: Eljang • Rhynach • Myeoggi • Ulbraca • Hyonggi|
Hyeokjin • Gran Norte • Llwybr Hawl • Taeyang
Capital City: Seongtaek
|Politics||President of Dankuk • Chairman of the Council of Ministers • National Congress • Constitution of Dankuk|
Political Parties: CPRU • MRD
|Demographics||Religion: Aurorian Patriarchal Church • Daenism • Seodongyo • Sindo • Zenshō|
Ethnicity: Draddwyr • Dranianos • Kyo