Region of Mezzodiurno

Flag of Mezzodiurno

Romula landscape
Country Istalia
Regional capital Romula
  Governing body Regional Council of Mezzodiurno
  Governor Leo Paolini
  Ruling party(s) Istalian National Party
Area 114,900 km²
Population 19,868,103

Mezzodiurno is one of the five administrative regions of Istalia. It is the southernmost region of the Sarrentina Peninsula and is the fourth largest region and the third most populated. The capital of Mezzodiurno is Romula, which is also Istalia's capital and the country's largest city.


The current name of the region, like the ones of the other istalian regions, was adopted officially only during the fourth Republic. Previously, Mezzodiurno was called Ingrisu, descenting directly from the Qolshamin name Ingris and which was resumed during the Quanzar Emirate. The current denomination of the region is a name which remind to its geographical position: in fact, the old Istalian term Mezzodì was used also to indicate the south and during the centuries since the middle of the second millennia the southernmost region of the Peninsula was identified also with this term which evolved into the current form.


Main article: History of Istalia

The history of Mezzodiurno is obviously closely connected with the history of the civilizations which arise or conquered the Istalian peninsula across the millennia, but among the istalian regions, Mezzodiurno is the one which probably can boast the longest history due to the fact that the northern part of this region was the core of the Kingdom of Qolshamih, one of the most ancient civilizations of Majatra and of all the world.


Main article: Geography of Istalia
Views from Mezzodiurno's countryside

A small lake liying between the hills of the Southern Plateau (above); rain over a grassy hill overlooking a valley crossed by a small stream (below)

Mezzodiurno is almost totally occupied by the large Southern Plateau (Istalian: Altopiano del Meridione), although the north-westernmost part is indeed occupied by the southern side of the Basin of Pheykran.
The Plateau is a very hilly area molded by tectonic activity and by rivers and streams which flow down from the mounts. The northern part of the Plateau is highly carved from west to east by the valley of the river Sala in which valley rises Romula. Several small lakes lies in the depressions between the hills and the jagged rocky ranges.
Although the countryside of Mezzodiurno is highly anthropized, and exploited for agricultural purposes, there are several preserved areas of the hilly grasslands and the plateau's woods. Along the south-western coast rises the Mezzodiurno's section of the Alkhayl Mountains which last offshots delimit to the south the Plateau. The Temperate Rainforests of the Alkhayl are among the most notable natural beauty of Mezzodiurno and Istalia and, protected into natural parks and reserves, they are situated along the southern slopes of the mountain range.


As mentioned, Mezzodiurno is the fourth largest and most populed region of Istalia with a territory mostly rural. However, the internal GDP of the region is the second among the istalian regions, this due to the presence of large industrial zones concentrated in the outskirt of the larger cities, to the fact that the headoquarters of many istalian multinational corporations are based in Romula and to the fact that the Capital itself is one of the most important financial hub of Majatra.


Mezzodiurno is the most homogeneus regions of the mailand, with almost 94% of Istalians while the remaining 6% is divided between Majatrans and ethnicities of more recent immigration. The region was also important for the Hosianism in Istalia, due to the fact that Romula for centuries was the house of the local Patriarch. The homogeneity of the region is due also to the importance of the Church for this region, which in the past was very hostile to the ahmadi faithful and always considered itself the "most istalian" region on the mainland. Probably this affected also the social developement of the region which still today is notably one where the conservative movements find traditionally a broad support, as shown by the amount of conservative governors elected in the last century (10 out of 12)

Administrative divisionsEdit

Mezzodiurno Adm

Mezzodiurno is divided into four provices, named after the provincial capital, and they are:

  • Romula
  • Bescara
  • Nepoli
  • Angona

Governors (Since the Imperial era, 4571)Edit

Majority means the winning party got an absolute majority in the regional chamber; Coalition means the winning party needed to agree with one or more parties in order to have majority in the chamber; Minority means the winning party did not have an absolute majority in the regional chamber, regardless of whether it was in coalition with other parties or not.

Governor Took Office Left Office Gvt. Legislatures Party
1 Empty September 4571 March 4584 Majority I Istalian Nationalist Party
2 Empty Salvatore Minghetti March 4584 February 4586 Minority I Socialists & Democrats
February 4586 April 4598 Majority II
3 Empty April 4598 April 4602 Coalition I National Alliance for the Empire
' Empty Salvatore Minghetti April 4602 August 4610 Majority V Socialists & Democrats
August 4610 August 4614 Coalition VII
4 Empty Amerigo Agnusdei August 4614 August 4618 Coalition I National Conservative Party
5 Empty Lara Pittillo August 4618 April 4621 Coalition I Natural Law League
6 Empty April 4621 April 4625 Coalition I National Alliance for the Empire
Leo Paolini
Leo Paolini April 4625 April 4631 Coalition Paolini I Istalian National Party
Paolini II
8 Empty Greta Ricci April 4631 April 4635 Coalition I National Conservative Party
9 Empty April 4635 April 4639 Coalition I Natural Law League
10 Empty April 4639 May 4642 Coalition I National Alliance for the Empire
11 Empty Saturnino Monte May 4642 May 4646 Coalition I National Conservative Party
' Empty May 4646 May 4654 Coalition II National Alliance for the Empire
' Empty Marco Pozzi May 4654 May 4658 Coalition II National Conservative Party
12 Empty May 4658 May 4666 Coalition I


Republican Front
(Renacentist Front)
13 Empty Basilio Grimaldi May 4666 May 4670 Coalition I National Conservative Party
' May 4670 May 4674 Coalition II Coalition for Imperial Cooperation
(National Conservative Party)
May 4674 May 4678 Minority III
14 Empty May 4678 February 4680 Coalition I Republican Front
(Renacentist Front)
15 Empty Matteo Arbore February 4680 February 4684 Minority I Coalition for Imperial Cooperation
(National Conservative Party)
February 4684 February 4688 Coalition II
16 Empty February 4688 February 4692 Coalition I Coalition for Imperial Cooperation
(National Alliance for the Empire)
17 Corinna Faga Corinna Faga February 4692 February 4699 Minority Faga I

Faga II

Left Bloc
18 Empty Giuseppe Trasano February 4699 February 4703 Minority Trasano I Order, Faith and Family
' Corinna Faga Corinna Faga February 4703 February 4712 Minority Faga III

Faga IV

Faga V

Left Bloc
' Empty Giuseppe Trasano February 4712 January 4720 Coalition Trasano II

Trasano III

Order, Faith and Family
January 4720 January 4724 Minority Trasano IV
19 Empty January 4724 January 4730 Coalition I


Red and Free!
20 Empty January 4730 March 4734 Minority I Socialists & Democrats
21 Empty Adina Machi March 4734 February 4739 Coalition I



22 Empty February 4739 May 4757 Coalition I





Order, Faith and Family
23 Empty May 4757 May 4765 Coalition I


Socialists & Democrats
24 Empty May 4765 May 4769 Coalition I Order, Faith and Family
May 4769 May 4773 Minority II
' Empty May 4773 January 4780 Coalition II


Socialists & Democrats
25 Empty Elvira Spicola January 4780 January 4784 Majority Spicola I Left Bloc
26 Empty January 4784 January 4792 Majority I


Order, Faith and Family
January 4792 Coalition III

Timeline from 4571Edit

Red indicates a progressist Governor, blue indicates a conservative Governor, without specifying political parties as they are shown above. Black indicates political parties with no defined ideology.

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