Coat of arms
Motto: "fla av plestil nove es bevi" (English: Land of hope, peace, and harmony)
Population: 47.5 million
-Density:281 people per km²
National Language:Apab, Perad, English
- President: Keren Lavi
- Vice President: Eriesti Kampvi
- Prime Minister: Saeris Jelkana
- Chief Justice: Aschlan Kelker
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Colonial Empire: 1329~1778
Water Area: 7483km²
Highest Point: Neval Mountain, 2602m
Lowest Point:Coast, 0m
GDP (nominal) per capita:54272$
Human Development Index:94.32
Time Zone:UTC +6
Drives on the:Right
The Early Morning Forest Trail of Apabeossie, commonly called Apabeossie, is a Republic in Southeast Aovelale. It is bordered on the north by Aulivuel, by the South by the Apab Sea, by the east by Siyania and on the west by Laefe. The Capital and Largest City is Apaci. Apabeossie has an estimated population of 47 million, most of which live in the southern half of the country and speaks Apab. Apabeossie covers AREA square kilometers comprises of 9 provinces and two special cities.
Apabeossie was first inhabited by people in 15000 BC. The people there constructed an agricultural society based on the Utoci and Apaci Rivers. The Kingdom of Apabeossie was first founded after the fall of the Kapeak Empire which comprised most of South Aovelale. It colonized outside of Aovelale since 1326 and became a dominant naval and economic power on the Namschad Ocean. However, competition and internal instability led to decolonization and revolutions, forming a republic. Apabeossie participated in the Great Aovelalean war in 1925, joined the CBU in 1947, the Aovelale-Rapera Union in 1953, the OECD in 1974.
The name Apabeossie is believed to be a combination of the old Laivian "Apa", meaning peace, and the middle Apab "bevdsie", meaning 'harmonic spring'. The name was first officially accepted in 472 during the Kingdom of Apabeossie, and eventually evolved until reaching its current form "Apabeossie" in the 17th century.
The standard way to refer to a citizen of Apabeossie is as an "Apab."
Apab history starts around 30000 BC when humans first moved in. Acyans migrated in from Salis-Neste, through Siyania. Agriculture was first brought in around 7000 BC, creating villages around the Apaci and Utoci rivers.
First Kingdom of Apabeossie
The first written record of a centralized Apab state dates back to 102 BC, during king Aren II's reign. It's estimated that the state of Apabeossie was created over 2200 years ago. Apabeossie soon became a power in the region, heading upstreams and making contact with the Siyanese, Laefeans and possibly even the Agnats thousands of kilometres away. This age of Apabeossie was when numerous developments were made including areas in philosophy, technology, and society. However, internal instability led to the division of Apabeossie into North Apabeossie and South Apabeossie in 217.
north and south apabeossie
Division, reunification, and conquest of Siyania
Of the two states, South Apabeossie eventually came out on top, having a coastline after all. The two states occasionally were at war with each other, one of which South Apabeossie sacked the northern capital, Althart in 422. The drought and famine of 511, affected both nations, but the north more hardly, due to its high dependence on agriculture. The North eventually seek reunification with the south, reunifying in 540. In 696, Apabeossie invaded and conquered Siyania. Apabeossie adopted Christianity in the 7th century, with many converting to the faith. It remained stable for several centuries. A conflict with Laefe in 1006 ended in an Apab victory with Laefe ceding all land east of the Harokunsi river. However, Siyania revolted in 1207 and gained independence, thereby limiting Apabeossie's power.
The Apab explorer who
discovered Ryanius, Kerli Schurb
Age of Exploration
Apabeossie has been trading with Perad states for several years. Apabeossie first began colonizing in the discovery of the Ribx islands in 1392. Throughout the years Apabeossie will become a dominant naval power in the Namschad sea, conquering parts of Brina, the Chena islands, Sagrepia, Woseken, Odaria,Yengzin, and even far away places like Qalacino, The saf islands, and making contact with Manghan. Apabeossie grew wealthy trading with all those people, mostly importing spices, tropical fruit, and natural resources. Apabeossie reconquered Siyania in 1523.
The Apab Empire at its height
Throughout the 17th century, there were numerous astronomical, medical, and scientific advancements, known as the golden age of Apabeossie. Apabeossie supported protestant rebels in the great coalition war, a war between regional powers fought between Catholics and protestants. Apabeossie was largely unaffected because few battles were fought around there. At its territorial height, Apabeossie controlled Siyania, the Ribx Islands, most of west Brina, a few villages across Odaria, Sagrepia, northern Aos, A, Ilovebaseball, and a few islands scattered around the Namschad Sea.
Fall of the Empire and Kingdom
The Battle of Ryanius in Ryanius became a major turning point in the empire's history. A war broke out between Manghan and Apabeossie in 1688. At the battle of Ryanius, the Manghanese navy annihilated the Apab navy, which has been seen as undefeatable for centuries. Apabeossie also lost several colonies due to this war. Although the industrial revolution started back home, Apabeossie's international power started to diminish. It lost Brina in the Brin war of independence in the battle Kiap. Laefe regained lost territory in 1772, and the rest of the colonies soon got decolonized. Siste gained independence in 1789, northern ILB in 1804, Sagrepia was lost to Mix Volcanic Empire in 1823. Despite this, Apabeossie's economy and society were in a good state. The absolute monarchy was voluntarily abolished in 1838 and Apabeossie became a democratic constitutional monarchy. The new government was stable for several years. A constitution was approved in 1841. This, however, began to change with the invention of communism, communism soon spread through Apabeossie. This began a period of political instability.
Karren in 1880
Scene from the Lily Revolution
An uprising broke out in Utoci in 1856. The revolt was quickly suppressed, but there was more instability in the coming decades. Economic growth also halted and people were unhappy. In 1875, a coup led by general Sindale Karren led to the monarchy being ousted. She gained support from the hungry people who thought she will save Apabeossie from terror and slump. However, she wasn't so democratic. She installed a fascistic government. Apabeossie soon stabilized but resistance will still be. Political Freedom was taken away as Apabeossie became an autocratic nation. But it wouldn't last long(in a nation scale) and on May 21st, 1906, the lily revolution overthrew Karren and the monarchy was restored. The new queen wasn't always democratic though and on July 19th, 1917 when the queen died without an heir, a bloodless coup installed the third republic.
The battle of Library
Great Aovelalean war and Modern Times
After the lily revolution, the new regime instituted democratic reforms. It also developed the economy and quality of life began improving drastically. Apabeossie first declared neutrality in the great Aovelalean war of 1923. It sought to support both sides and not get involved. However in 1925, Plekti launched an invasion of Ribx, which was in free association with Apabeossie. Apabeossie joined on the side of the allies, and after Plekti briefly occupied Ribx, the Apab navy defeated Plekti in the battle of Library. Plekti was defeated on October 22, 1928. (Learn more about it here
modern skyline of Southeast Apaci
Post-War and modern period
Apabeossie began rebuilding with aid from Megia. Apabeossie experienced stable economic growth, better education and living standards, an increase in trade, and the civil rights declaration was adopted. Apabeossie joined the Aovelale-Rapera Union in 1956 as a founding member. Immigration increased as Apabeossie became one of Aovelale's happiest and richest countries. Apabeossie also became a leading technological powerhouse, the 2nd most eco-friendly nation in Noblia. It was ranked as one of the world's top 5 happiest countries in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, and 2017.
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Physical Geography and Climate
Apabeossie is located in southeastern Aovelale on the western parts of the Perad Plain, which stretches from Wayovi to Laefe. Apabeossie also has sovereignty over the Katyns, an archipelago off the coast. Apabeossie lies roughly between latitudes 38 N° and 44 N°, and longitudes 60 E° and 63 E°. Apabeossie is mostly split into 3 main geographic regions; the flat south which is home to most of the population, the slightly hillier and colder north, and the mountainous northwest. Its highest peak is mount Neval, located the Lohit Algris province in the northwestern mountains. It is the starting point of the Karly river, a major contributor to the Utoci river.
Apabeossie has three major rivers: the Apaci, Utoci, and the Ziva rivers, the last which makes up most of the border with Siyania. All three start in the northern mountains and flow out to the Apab sea. These rivers provide transport, water, and is the backbone of the Apab economy and culture.
The Apab Exclusive Economic Zone extends far south in some areas thanks to the Katyn islands. This has given rise to a dispute with Siyania, and Apabeossie voluntarily gave Siyanese fishers rights in 50 nautical miles of waters south and east to the Katyns, ending the dispute.
Koppen climate map of Apabeossie
picture of a forest in Aurhany during October
Apabeossie is split into 3 main climates. Mediterranean in the southeast, oceanic in the southwest, and a humid continental climate in the north. It also contains a warm Mediterranean climate in the southernmost points and the Katyn islands, and a cool continental climate in the far northwest. The annual average temperature on the mainland ranges from 10~13°C in the north to 12~15°C in the south.
The uncultivated land of Apabeossie largely contains temperate forests as well as some open plains (much like the interior of Europe). forests cover around 50% of Apabeossie's land area and are relatively diverse, containing many species of flora and fauna, including the national animal, the robin.
Apabeossie's two official languages are Apab and Siyanese as of 2020. Apab speakers are spread evenly throughout the nation while Siyanese is concentrated in the Apab-Siayanese border. Both are Apabic languages and related to Sostian, Ribxi, Sostian, and more remotely Hanetian and Satisi.
Apab is spoken by around 86% of the population, Siyanese is spoken by 9% of the population, mostly by Siyanese immigrants from the 18th and 19th century. Other more minor languages include Laefe (2%), Yengzini (1.8%), Hankirki (0.6%), and Sostian (0.2%). Anglish has only 35,000 native speakers but over 70% of the population can speak it as a second language.
A majority of Apabeossie's population is non-religious or atheist as 58% of all people having no religion. Christianity is the largest religion at around 32%, split into 27% protestant and 5% catholic. Buddhism makes up another 8%, and other religions account for 2%. The statistics also changed by age, with roughly 70% of people younger than 35 being non-religious, while only 20% of people over 60 identifying as such.
Apabeossie originally had no special religion of its own. Christianity first came around in the 6th century and although a majority of the population adopted the faith, it never became highly influential in politics. With the advancements in science though, atheism/agnosticism's presence has been increasing in the country and now represents a majority of the population.
Apabeossie's life expectancy is among the highest in the world with 78 years for men and 83 years for women in 2019. The under-five mortality rate is very low at only 2.9 per 1000 live births. The fertility rate in 2018 stood at 1.69 children born per woman and has been under the replacement rate of 2.1 since 1975.
There has been a slight increase in welfare and health inequalities between population groups in the 21st century. The suicide rate is slightly below the OECD(not the real OECD btw) average, with 10.6 suicides for 100000 people.
In February 2020, Apabeossie was ranked 3rd in the world in the gross happiness index, only behind Yengzin and Satisland. Since 2000, Apabeossie ranked at least in the top 5 of the world's happiest countries in the Noblia Happiness Report by the CBU.
Most pre-tertiary education is arranged at a provincial level. Only 6% of students enrolled in private school. About 60% of Apab students have pre-school education, a relatively high number compared to other Aovelalean countries. Primary school takes six years and lower secondary 3 years.
The flexible curriculum is set by the ministry of education and the education board. Education is compulsory between the ages of 7 and 16. After lower secondary school, graduates may either apply to trade schools or high school. Academically oriented high schools often have higher entrance requirements and specifically prepare for Akemni and tertiary education.
Tertiary education is mostly free and mostly paid by the government. There are 42 universities and 56 Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) in the country. The University of Apaci is ranked 16th in the Tip University Ranking of 2015. The University of Utoci and the University of Science and Education also rank high, which each being the 34th and 98th best universities in Noblia. Around 42% of residents have a tertiary degree. The proportion of foreign students is12% of all tertiary enrollments, which is relatively high compared to other countries. The English language is important in Apab education. There are a number of degree programs that are taught in English, which attracts thousands of degree and exchange students every year. Apab parents spend an average of 3 hours and 12 minutes a day with heir school-aged children.
Metro area population
Apabeossie is a parliamentary republic within the framework of representative democracy. The Prime Minister is the country's most powerful person. The current version of the constitution was enacted on 1 March 2000 and was amended on 1 March 2012. Citizens can run and vote in parliamentary, municipal, presidential and Aovelale-Rapera Union elections.
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