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Quick Facts about Eglaecia

The Federal Republic of Eglaecia

Basic Facts



Full Nation Name: The Federal Republic of Eglaecia
Colloquial Name(s): Eglaecia
National Language: Eglaecian (French)
Official Languages: Eglaecian
Population: 53.4 Million
Capital: Roussay
Largest City: Roussay
Number and type of Subdivisions: 8 (6 Provinces, 2 Autonomous Communities)
Largest Subdivision (area): Monnetay
Largest Subdivision (population): Grand Roussay
Current Head of State: President William Lafaille
Current Head of Government: Prime Minister Vincent Carre

Timeline of Events



1366: Unification of Main Eglaecia
1459: Gobre annexed into Eglaecia
1503: Kernor annexed into Eglaecia
1744: Clerisseau Dynasty assumes the throne
1847: Eglaecian Revolution
1893: Federal Republic of Eglaecia declared

Leaders - Past and Present



Leader Name

Political Party

Years in office

Mathis Joguet

Conservative Party

1893-1899

Guillaume Pasteur

Workers' Party

1899-1910

Abelin Jacquard

Republican Party

1910-1914

Isaac Barreau

Republican Party

1914-1918

Edouard Lortier

Workers' Party

1918-1926

Milo Levasseur

People's Party

1926-1929

Michel Belyea

Popular Republican Union

1929-1934

Jean-Baptiste Deshaies

Popular Republican Union

1934-1946

Charles Mattier

Popular Republican Union

1946-1948

Léo Philidor

Center Liberal Party

1948-1950

Laurent Philippon

Workers' Party

1950-1954

Samuel Brazier

Catholic Democrats

1954-1970

Benjamin Belyea

Christian Democratic Center

1970-1975

Jean-Philippe Bouhier

Workers' Party

1975-1978

Marcus Gagnon

Christian Democratic Center

1978-1986

Adam Gaudreau

Workers' Party

1986-1990

Fabien Trottier

Christian Democratic Center

1990-1998

Gabriel Wathelet

Worker's Party

1998-2006

Marie Girard

Christian Democratic Center

2006-2014

Vincent Carre

Christian Democratic Center

2014-Present

Policies



Term Limits
Eglaecia HAS NOT got any federal term limits.
Length/Additional Notes: Term limits may be implemented on any role as long as the body that holds the role to account decides so. For example, placing term limits on the Governorship of any province or autonomous community requires the backing of the legislature of the province of autonomous community.

Legal Ages
Drinking: 18
Smoking: 21
Driving: 16
Voting: 21
Serving in Military: 18
Marriage: 18
Homeowning: 16

LGBTQ Rights
Eglaecia IS LGBTQ FRIENDLY
Legal status of LGBTQ relations: Legal
Legal status of LGBTQ Marriage: Illegal
Are LGBTQ citizens protected from discrimination: Yes
Does Eglaecia Accept refugees based on LGBTQ persecution: Yes
Additional Notes: Eglaecia is a highly religious nation, however civil liberties are taken seriously. Discrimination is against the law, plain and simple, however religious institutions are allowed to refuse to perform or recognise same-sex marriages as part of their religious liberties. The federal government does not recognise marriage as a secular institution, and instead offers civil unions for both heterosexual and homosexual couples.

Drug Laws
Eglaecia has a LIBERTARIAN drug policy
What Drugs are Legal in Eglaecia: Marijuana and Tobacco are both legal for recreational purposes.
Penalty for Drug Use in Eglaecia: The use of illegal substances is not illegal, however possession or dealing them is.
Additional Notes:

Abortion
Eglaecia has an AUTHORITARIAN stance on abortion.
When is abortion allowed in Eglaecia: Abortion is only allowed if the mother's life is at risk as a result of pregnancy and there is a chance it can be saved by performing an abortion.
Additional Notes: Only around 35% of Eglaecians support liberalising the current abortion laws. Eglaecia is considered one of the most conservative countries in the world when it comes to abortion.

Nuclear Weaponry
Eglaecia DOES NOT own nuclear weaponry
Additional Notes: An Eglaecian nuclear program was started during the [COLD WAR PLACEHOLDER], however within half a decade it became focused on researching ways to prevent nuclear weapons from striking Eglaecia, instead of the creation of nuclear weaponry.

Religion
Eglaecia DOES NOT endorse a religion
What is Eglaecia's official Religion: Eglaecia is a secular country.
What is the most practised religion in Eglaecia: Roman Catholicism.

Government Subsidiaries
Is healthcare government/taxpayer funded in Eglaecia: Partly
Is education government/taxpayer funded in Eglaecia: Partly

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