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Not to be confused with Imperia Narikaton (2586 - 2599)

Narikatonite Empire
Imperia Narikaton
Darnussianflagtt7   3125 - 3321  Narikcommonwealth
                     3125 - 3193  Generic Darnussian flag
NarikatonImperialFlag
Motto: Für Imperia & Narikaton
Anthem: Tomorrow Comes!
ImperiaNarikaton
Narikatonite Homeland

Narik Empire
Empire's maximum extent in 3165

Government
Government type De-jure constitutional monarchy
De facto absolute monarchy
Emperor Anton II (3125 - 3176)
Alexander I (3176 - 3238)
Alexander II (3238 - 3305)
Alexander III (3305 - 3321)
Imperial Chancellor Anthony de Augustin (3125 - 3147)
Octavius de Augustin (3147 - 3201)
Marcus de Augustin (3201 - 3237)
Julius de Augustin (3237 - 3239)
Largest Party INM
Founded 3125
Collapsed 3239
Demographics
Official languages Narik
Ethnic mix 84% Nariki
10% Jews
3% Kozari
2% Other
Capital city Merenbürg
Largest city Merenbürg
Area 281,400 km²
Population
 - 3237 census

44,860,265
Demonym Narikatonite
Currency Imperial Rupan (NAR)
Sport Association football
Animal Golden Eagle
Internet TLD .nk
Provinces
Clenon, Narikaton, Nihaton
National ID Number: 13

The Narikatonite Empire [1], (Narik: Imperia Narikaton; informally described as the Third Empire of Narikaton) was an island nation located off the south-west coast of Artania. It split from and invaded the Second Darnussian Democratic Republic in 3125, before annexing the rest of the territory by 3139. In 3178, an uprising resulted in the seceding of the Darnussian Republic from the Empire, and the subsequent stand-off between the two nations became known as The Tensions. In 3321, Narikatonite Empire joined with the newly formed Kingdom of Darnussia to form Imperial Commonwealth of Narikaton and Darnussia.

Narikaton was the result of the Unification War of Darnussia, and evolved into the Kingdom of Darnussia. Modern Darnussia has suffered two civil wars and been occupied by two foreign powers in the previous millennium. War between the Jewish population and the Hobaists was the main cause of violence in the 24th Century. Tension between the Islander peoples and the Mainlanders was the main cause of the 2585-2599 war. As an eventual result of the war, Darnussia became the Empire of Narikaton and Darnussia and after the Deimore Incident, Darnussia became a disorganised, anarchistic nation-state. Between 2760 - 3033, it was a conservative, federal republic, but an uprising in 3033, turned the nation into the Second Republic. When civil war broke out in 3122, Narikaton once again split from Darnussia, before setting out on a global conquest for colonial lands, including what was once the old mainland of Darnussia, which soon got bogged down in the very violent Darnus-Narik War, as Narikaton tried to control its new colony.

Political instability has been commonplace in Narikaton throughout its history. Various ethnic minority groups have held power for long periods, especially during the second half of the twenty-third century, while civil war, genocides and political "cleansing's" have raped Darnussia and Narikaton of peace throughout it's modern history. The most arguably stable period was the Darnussian Democratic Republic, until even that modern, liberal democracy was consumed by the flames of war. Since then, various political parties have attempted to stitch the wounded nation back together, but war runs in the blood through the veins of the Darnussian people, and disunity, petty squabbles and sectarian hatred keeps this once great nation from stepping back onto its feet.

HistoryEdit

For history before 3125, see: History of Darnussia

Imperia Narikaton declared independence on 10 December 3125, in the midst of the 3125 Darnussian Uprising. 70% of the Darnussian armed forces mutinied to join the new government

GeographyEdit

Narikaton is spread out over two isalnds, called the Narikatonite Homeland, or usually just Narikaton, is divided into three duchy's across the islands of Narikaton and Shirmania. These three duchys are the country itself.

Narikatonite HomelandEdit

NarikatonEdit

The Duchy of Narikaton is the largest and wealthiest duchy in the Empire, but it also have the largest unemployment rate, resulting in massive economic inequalities. It is the core of the Empire, and home of the capital city, Merenbürg, also the capital of the duchy. It is Narikaton that is the birthplace of Darnussia, and it rich in culture and history. It is also the most right-wing and religious of the three.

ClenonEdit

Clenon is the 2nd largest Province in the Darnussia and it's capital is Podrueja. Historically, Clenon was the Darnussian region with the highest percentage of practitioners of Judiasm. Clenon was hit the hardest by the Deimore Incident, but a generational program of soil treatment has restored life to the portions of Clenon once too irradiated to reside in.

NihatonEdit

Nihaton is the duchy of the three, and its capital is Moete. It is probably the most liberal of the three, and a stronghold of the Democratic Party; however at the same time has the lowest average income. Religiously, it is the most secular of the three duchy's, but the majority are still Lutheran. Most of the Deltarian Minority lived in Nihaton, before being purged in the 32nd century.

Overseas coloniesEdit

Narik Empire

Colony Population Location Years held
Imperial Dovani Territory 700,000 Dovani 3158 - present
Imperial Carsian Territory 7,000 Vascania 3155 - present
Imperial Artanian Territory 33 - 38 million Artania 3125 - 3193
Imperial Vascanian Territory 2000 Vascania 3165-3185

Those in bold are still held by the Narikatonite Empire

Imperial Dovani TerritoryEdit

Following the fall of the monarchy in Rutania in 3158, their sole colonial possession in central Dovani was divided and split between the three largest imperial Axis powers: Luthori, Greater Hulstria and Narikaton at the 3158 Fort William agreement. Narikaton gained the largest share, as well as 900,000 colonial subjects. It is the only colony which Narikaton has gained any use from, its primary export being timber.

Imperial Carsian TerritoryEdit

The island of Carsia off the eastern Dovani coast had a very low population of around 7,000. It was an autonomous region of Zardugal since 3101, and before that of Luthori. The island was purchased by Narikaton in 3155 for a small fee, due to its complete lack of natural resources, farmable land, or indeed any useful purpose at all, and continues as a colony in Narikaton's grand empire.

Imperial Vascanian TerritoryEdit

The IAT is a small strip of coastline consisting of an extremely low population. It was leased to Narikaton from Luthori in 3165 for use by Narikaton's military. It was used primarily for naval manoeuvres and weapon testing, and has seen at least 10 nuclear tests. It was returned to Luthori in 3185.

Other claimed areasEdit

Narikatons main other claim is the area of the Artanian Mainland currently under the administration of the Darnussian Provisional Government. The highly bloody Narik Wars were fought over this very reason, until Narikaton's humiliating defeat in 3193, upon which Narikaton gave up its administration of the area de jure. However, despite the Imperial Parliament stating otherwise, by order of the Imperial Chancellor, Narikaton still claims the region as the Imperial Artanian Territory, and is recognised by several international powers.

Politics and EconomicsEdit

PoliticsEdit

Narikaton is, in theory, a constitutional monarchy, with power being held by the Imperial Parliament. However, in practice, the politics of modern day Narikaton is murky, with the limited parliament not entirely given the powers over which it is claimed to have via the constitution.

In reality, the Emperor holds far more power than he is allowed within the law, and the Imperial Chancellor, who theoretically is elected by the Parliament, is in fact appointed by the Emperor. These two men practically run the Empire as a dictatorship, often completely overruling the democratically-elected Parliament on many issues, particularly the state of the war.

ParliamentEdit

The Imperial Parliament has 301 seats, all of which are elected by proportional representation by those the imeprial authority recognizes as citizens based on wealth, religion, and race. The Parliament was founded in 3139, as the First Narik War drew to a close. However, the IMN and NRA held all seats due to corrupt and unfair elections, until the first free elections 3160.

There have been only 4 legal political parties, and they are allowed to sit in the Parliament. In 3165, this number was reduced to 3 with the controversial merging of the INM and the NRA. Currently, the INM hold 35% of the seats, and are in coalition with the INP. The liberal Democratic Party holds a respectful 40% of seats.

Name Position Official Ideology Headquarters Founded
INM Far-right Narikatonite Nationalism Merenbürg 3089
INP Right-wing Conservatism Moete 3126
Imperial Democratic Party Centre Old Liberalism Merenbürg 3128
NRA* Far-right Narikatonite Monarchism Merenbürg 3106
*Merged with the Imperial Narikaton Movement in 3165.

GovernmentEdit

The cabinet is lead by the Imperial Narikaton Movement (INM) in coalition with the Imperial Nationalist Party. In reality, all their decisions must be ratified by the Emperor and Imperial Chancellor.

EconomicsEdit

Narikaton's main industry is finance. However, due to the war, Narikaton has been surviving literally constantly, on aid from other countries, mainly Greater Hulstria and the Holy Luthori Empire. Some exports in weaponry have ocurred however. In 3193, the Narik economy almost completely collapsed, which was one of the main reasons for Narik defeat.

MilitaryEdit

Main article: Imperial Armed Forces

His Majesty's Imperial Armed Forces of the Empire

Service Branch Branch Leader Strength
Imperial Army of the Empire Commander-in-Chief of the Army 1,300,000
Imperial Navy of the Empire Commander-in-Chief of the Navy 85,000
Imperial Air Force of the Empire Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force 50,000
Imperial Colonial Corps Commander-in-Chief of the ICC 750,000

The Imperia Narikaton armed forces are officially called the His Majesty's Imperial Armed Forces of the Empire. They consist of the Imperial Army, Imperial Navy and Imperia Air Force and the Imperial Colonial Corps. The first three services are conscript branches, while the fourth, is run by volunteers, mainly natives of the colonies themselves. The forces overall consist of around 2,200,000 men.

In their heyday of 3145-3175, they were considered one of the strongest armies in the world due to their dedication, training and weaponry. However, this reputation lay in tatters after their humiliating defeat in the Second Narik War. Only men aged 18 and over may serve in the Imperial Armed Forces. No women are allowed.

Society and CultureEdit

Narikaton is a very conservative society at its core. A consequence of this is that, when change does occur, it is often sudden and violent. It is deeply religious, and has a strong sense of individualism. The people have a deep pride of being Narikatonite, of both their country and their race. As a result, racism is an accepted part of Narikatonite society, with the government themselves actively promoting the Narik race as superior to the rest.

Fiscal libertarianism, as well as a strong authoritarian government on social issues are accepted parts of life here. A deep loathing of socialism and unionism is present, as the government continues their deeply racist Nariki supremacist programme. Militarism and religious fanaticism is an accepted part of life in Narikaton

ReligionEdit

Narikaton is a highly religious nation. Lutheran Protestantism makes up the majority of people's religion. It is the state religion, which, in theory, all Narikatonites must be a member of; however, this law is not enforced. Around 60% of Narikatonites identify with Lutheran protestantism as their religion or religious background. Orthodox Catholicism is the second largest religion, with around 15% of Narikatonites following it. Around 10% of Narikatonites are Jewish.

Terran Catholicism and Hobaism are generally persecuted in Narikaton due to their Deltarian and Hobrazian roots. This has been the case for centuries throughout Darnussia.

SportEdit

See also: Football in Narikaton

Like in any country, sports are very popular in Narikaton. Football (soccer) is the national sport and it is most popular. The Imperial Football League is highly followed. Some of the most popular sports include Football (Gridiron), Hockey, and Basketball. Unlike mainland Darnussia, football continues to be played every season, and the Narikatonite National Team have gotten to the finals of the UAFA Football Championships on more than one occasion.

DemographicsEdit

Language Edit

Main Article: Darnussian Language

EthnicityEdit

The recent racist laws by the Imperial government have forced everyone to register their ethnicity. Only those of Narik ethnicity are allowed to join the armed forces or stand for election.

ReligionEdit

Narikaton und Darnussia
History of Darnussia
Kingdom of Darnussia | King Darntus I | King Darntus II | Most Serene Republic of Darnussia | Lusitânia | Deltarian Protectorate of Darnussia | 2323 Revolution | Great Democratic Republic of Darnussia | Hobrazian Coup | Darnussian Democratic Republic | People's Republic of Darnussia | Imperia Narikaton | Second Darnussian Civil War | United Republic of Narikaton and Darnussia | Empire of Narikaton and Darnussia | Post-Imperial Darnussia | Darnussia-Keymon War | Narik Wars | Narikatonite Empire | Imperial Commonwealth | Imperiale Bundesrepublik von Narikaton und Darnussia/Imperiale Bondsrepubliek van Narikaton en Darnussia
Geography
Domains: DuchyOfNarikaton Narikaton, NewClenonFlag Clenon, NihatonNewflag Nihaton, NewKozariaFlag Kozaria, NewAlkavonFlag Alkavon

Cities: Red Stad, Doressa, Ghacrow, Merenbürg, Moete, Podrueja
Terrain: Island of Nihaton, Island of Narikaton, Migrant's Pass

People & Culture
Darnussians | Darnussian Language | Church of Darnussia | Darnussian Nationalism | Narikatonite Nationalism | Darnussian Political Parties | Darnussian Elections
Nations of Artania

Aloriannewflag2488 Aloria | Beluiza flag Beluzia | Dorvik Flag from 3123 to Present Dorvik | Neueflagge-2 Dundorf | KElarge Endralon |
Alternate Flag Hobrazia 1 Hobrazia | Kirlawan Flag Kirlawa | Kundrati Kundrati | USSRflagnew Ikradon | Flag Luthori | Flag2 Malivia | Narikcommonwealth Imperial Commonwealth | Dragon1 Rutania

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