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Factbook of Praugsia
« on: January 30, 2011, 02:06:35 AM »
Factbook of the Republic of Praugsia


I. Basic Information   

1. Country Name and Three Letter Acronym: Republic of Praugsia (PRG)

2. Capital: Budapest

3. Background: The First Praugsian nation was established in 2007 when Hungary, Western Romania, and Bulgaria united under one flag. The original Praugsia was a dictatorship ruled by a ruthless and violent leader. In 2008, the dictator was overthrown in a revolution. During this time, Praugsia lost control of Bulgaria and Western Romania, but united with Slovakia and formed a new regime. Eventually, a communist government took power and began expanding into Croatia and Slovenia. This time proved to be a violent one; several revolutions took place, dramatically changing the government of the country more than twice. In 2009, the communists finally gained full control, and Praugsia became stable. It annexed Bosnia, Austria, and Trieste over the course of a few months.

Eventually, Praugsia signed an alliance with New Aleksandrovsk and the Latin Union. The alliance, the Socialist Trade and Relations Organization (STARO) became one of the world's most powerful, even daring to stand up to the might of the rapidly expanding and massive Holy Orthodox Empire. This conflict resulted in a new Cold War in Europe. Both sides stood ready for war, but war was avoided. Praugsia endured yet another revolution during this time, becoming a republic. This dissolved STARO and allowed the HOE to expand. Praugsia's power and influence became much smaller, but the nation continued to grow. In 2010, in the midst of war, the communists once again took power. This proved to be the downfall of old Praugsia, as its former wartime ally Byzantium declared war on the communist regime. The combined forces of Byzantium and the Latin union was too much for Praugsia, and it lost most of its territory during this time, leaving it with only Hungary and Slovakia. Shortly after, another revolution took place, putting in power an emperor. In an attempt to preserve itself in the face of near collapse, Praugsia signed an alliance with neighboring Austria, forming a dual empire. The alliance didn't last very long, and after a few months, the nation collapsed. Austria annexed all of Praugsia's former territory.

In 2011, a tiny nation calling itself Praugsia emerged in the Czech lands. It was a small dictatorship that devoted all of its budget to its military. The nation did not last very long, and collapsed that same year. This entity is not officially recognized by the current regime as Praugsia, and is not considered an ancestor nation.

Now, Praugsia has returned once more: this time as a republic. Its economy is growing, as well as its military. The new nation hopes to eventually become one of the worlds wealthiest and most prosperous. The violence of Praugsia's past is behind it, and peace is the future for this new republic.

II. Vital Statistics   

4. Sub-Region(s): North

5. Name of Provinces: Budapest, Pecs, Debrecen, Slovenia, Croatia

6. Population: ~16,276,000

7. Gross Domestic Product (GDP): N/A

III. Government

8. Country Name:

(a) Conventional Long Form: The Republic of Praugsia

(b) Local Long Form, English: Praugsia

9. Country’s Motto: N/A

10. Government Type: Constitutional Republic

11. Formation Date: August 29, 2013 (Third Era)

12. Independence from: N/A

13. National Holiday: Independence Day (08/29)

14. Legal System: Common Law

15. Suffrage (age): 18

16. Suffrage (who may vote): Universal Suffrage

IV. Executive Branch

17. Leader of Government:  President Endre Ivan

18. Leader of Government’s Political Party: President Endre Ivan (National Republican)

19. Head of State: President Endre Ivan

20. Leader of Government’s Cabinet: President Endre Ivan

V. Legislative Branch

21. Names of Major Political Parties: National Republican Party, Liberal Party, People's Communist Party

22. Names of Political Pressure Groups: N/A

23. Names of Chambers in Legislature: Senate
 
24. Seats in Senate: 10

25. Last Election Date: N/A

26. Last Election Results: N/A

27. Next Election Date: N/A

VI. Judicial Branch

28. Number of Supreme Court Justices:  5

29. Process through which Justices Come to Power: President appointed, approved by Senate

VII. Foreign Policy

30. International Organization Participation: N/A

31. Territorial Disputes: None

VIII. Economy

32. Economic Overview: Major industries in Praugsia include agriculture, technology, tourism, and limited arms manufacturing. Praugsia has always been an advocate of alternative energy sources, utilizing wind turbines, solar panels, and nuclear reactors to lessen its dependence on fossil fuels. Most cars run on natural gas, with some electric powered vehicles also.

33. GDP Growth Rate (2012): N/A

34. GDP Percentage by Sector:
Agriculture: N/A
Industry/Technology: N/A
Services: N/A
Tourism: N/A

35. Electricity Production by Source
Fossil Fuels: 20%
Nuclear: 20%
Solar: 36%
Wind: 24%

36. Nuclear Energy Capabilities: 2 facilities, 5 reactors total

37. Currency Name: Praugsian Krone (PSK)
          a) Exchange Rate: N/A

38. External Debt: N/A   

39. Creditor countries: N/A
 
40. Commodities Market: N/A

IX. Infrastructure

41. Ports and Harbors: Budapest, Piran, Izola, Koper, Dubrovnik, Split, Sibenik, Zadar, Rijeka

42. Number of airports with paved runways: N/A

43. Name of Major International Airports: Budapest INTL, Debrecen INTL, Ljubljana INTL, Zagreb INTL

X. Social Indicators

44. Life expectancy at Birth (in years):
Male: 71.6
Female: 74.9

45. Total Fertility Rate: 1.11 children born/2013 est.

46. Nationality: 
Noun: Praugsian
Adjective: Praugsian

47. Ethnic Groups: N/A

48. Religious Composition: N/A

49. Languages: Hungarian, Croat, Slovene

50. Literacy: 

Total Population: 95.1%

Male: 94.4%
   
Female: 92.7%
   
51. Major infectious diseases and degree of risk: N/A 

XI. Military

52. Military branches:  Army, Navy, and Air Force

53. Military service:

Is Military Service Compulsory: No

Minimum age for service: 17

54. Manpower available for military service:

55. Military expenditures per year – in US$ Dollars: N/A

56. Military expenditures as a percentage of GDP: N/A

57. Weapons of mass destruction:

Nuclear Weapons: None

Chemical Weapons: None

Biological Weapons: None

XII. Transnational Disputes

58. Territorial disputes with other states: None

59.  Non-territorial disputes with other states:  None
 
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Re: Factbook of Praugsia
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2013, 06:33:13 PM »
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