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The Republic of Arlenton (WIP)

The Republic of Arlenton


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Motto: "Living Free"


Capitol: Charleston
Largest City: Charleston



Total Land Area: 1,300,500 Square Miles


Population: 150 Million (Recent Estimate)


Official Language: Arlenish


Main Religion: Christianity


Demonym: Arlentan


Government: Constitutional Republic


Currencey: Dollar ($)


Drives on the: Right


National Animal: Arlenton Eagle

Entymology



The name "Arlenton" come from the Old Arlenish words "Arlen", as in the Arlenish people, and "ton", meaning property or to belong to. "Arlenton" basically means "belonging to the Arlenish people".

History


Geography and Climate


Geography
Eastern Arlenton consists of forests, small prairies, and swampland. In the north it is mountainous and heavily forested. In the west there is vast prairie, with deserts and canyons in the far west.

Climate
Arlenton is mostly warm all year around, with some cool temperatures during the late fall and winter. In the northern mountainous areas, it can get much colder and snow is common during the winter. Eastern Arlenton is also very humid, but further west it is very dry.

Demographics


Government and Politics


Executive Branch
The President of Arlenton is the commander in chief of the Arlentan Military and also has the power to veto bill passed by congress, but the veto can be overturned. The President is elected to a five year term, and can only serve two terms. The Vice President presides over Congress.

Legislative Branch
The Congress of Arlenton consists of 100 Representatives, each representing a district, who may draft and pass bills. Representatives are elected annually and there are no term limits.

Judicial Branch
There are 9 Great Court Justices, who are appointed by the President and approved by Congress. Justices serve for life.

Military


Economy


Culture


Arlenish Calendar
Arlenton uses its own calendar, which starts with year 0, the year Arlenish settlers first arrived on the continent.

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