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The Holy Empire of Majassa | En Majasso Xuvrdi Civojau

En Majasso Xuvrdi Civojau
The Holy Empire of Majassa


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National anthem: Aibxosse Civnou Ahemon
('The Gods Protect the Emperor')

Motto: Ahemeis Risnoh Tnurbuhai
('For the Gods, the Land, and the People')

National animal: regent bowerbird



Location: Selene | Click Linkhere for a bigger map



Full name: En Majasso Xuvrdi Civojau
'The Holy Empire of Majassa'
Short name: Majassa 'Majassa'
Demonym: Majassan
Adjective: Majassan
Establishment: 1779
National holidays: 23 August (Holy Emperor's Birthday)


Area: 1,726,659 kmē = 666,667 mē


Population: 72,004,087 (est. 1/1/2075)
-Density: 41.70 inh/kmē; 108.01 inh/mē


Capital city: Oxnvuri
Largest city: Covrnuxa
Other cities: Aurvnouxra, Mihvsturcau, Civnreiti,
Nuvrebuca, Axavuru


Official Language: Majassan
Other Languages: Regional languages and dialects


Religion: Calcism (unofficial name)


Legislature: En Civojauvo Xekntu
'The House of the Empire' (741 members)


Holy Emperor: Veixe I (2044)
Successor: Princess Vaxvivei (2075)
Government: En Tnurbo Burda 'The People's Council'
- Presiding Magistrate: Povne Gugxani (2074)
- Foreign Affairs: Jauxu Leda (2074)


Highest Point:
Largest Lake: Civo Kivodi (The "Empress's Bath")
Longest River: Rouhvxa
Climate: desert (north), oceanic (south)
Av. Temperature: °C/ °F
Av. quantity of rain/year: X mm/Y in
Time Zone: +2


GDP (nominal): 164.74 billion (2074)
GDP (nominal) per capita: 2,288 (2074)


Human Development Index: 0.711


Currency: Asi


Drives on the: right


Calling code: t.b.d.


Internet TLD: .mj


News: En Oxnvuro Rojeti 2074, 2075

The Holy Empire of Majassa (Majassan: En Majasso Xuvrdi Civojau) is a semi-constitutional monarchy located on the continent of South Ameriga on the planet Vesta, the fifth planet orbiting Selene. Originally a patchwork of autonomous monarchies and city states, a joint action of religious leaders in a number of these territories caused the Holy Revolution of 1779, which united the area under one Emperor, whose descendants have been ruling the country until present day.

To be expandified


Geography and climate

Majassa is located on the southwestern end of the continent of South Ameriga (called Kaxvnuri in Majassan), bordering (nation X) to the northeast and (nation Y) to the southeast, and the Valentian Ocean to the west and north. To the south, Majassa borders the bay known as the Southern Sea (Desurohi Evstei), which it shares with (nation Y). Most of Majassa is hilly lowland, with higher altitudes up to more than 3000 metres towards the eastern borders with (nation Y). In the northeast, there are two large lakes, the easternmost of which is shared with (nation X). Smaller lakes can be found throughout the country, except in the desert-like north.

Majassa has various climate types: from hot desert in the north to humid subtropical and continental in the centre, and oceanic in the south, where the capital Oxnvuri is located.


History

Main article: History of Majassa | En Majasso Armunxe

Etymology

Overview
The Holy Empire of Majassa was founded in 1779 as a result of the Holy Revolution of that year, during which religious leaders in a number of small independent territories in the south of what is now Majassa overthrew their various secular governments and had their countries merge. The commander of the army of Oxnvuri, Rivni Xunreicni, was put forward by the religious leaders as the first Holy Emperor. Holy Emperors of Majassa have been:

  • 1779 - 1801 Rivni I

  • 1801 - 1855 Maxu I

  • 1855 - 1868 Aurvna I

  • 1868 - 1872 Rivni II

  • 1872 - 1894 Cukvixi I

  • 1894 - 1952 Aurvna II

  • 1952 - 1959 Aurvna III

  • 1959 - 1994 Kisuri I

  • 1994 - 2021 Aurvna IV

  • 2021 - 2044 Vaxvivi I

  • 2044 - now Veixe I

When the Great War broke out in 2017, Majassa, under Holy Emperor Aurvna IV initially sided with the LinkUnion of Ameriga, but proved to be an unreliable ally. Majassan military was extremely slow to respond to international requests for aid and assistance. Aurvna IV died in 2021 and his son and successor Vaxvivi I immediately declared Majassa neutral, starting a policy of isolation.

While the rest of the world was developing their joint space programmes, Majassa tried to follow suit, founding the Majassan Space Authority (En Majassohi Kvmvohi Kirnou, MKK) in 2022, but its isolation from the rest of the world created some obvious problems. The launch of Majassa's first manned space shuttle in 2029 turned into a disaster as it exploded before leaving orbit. The event plunged Majassa in an economic crisis, and pressure increased on the Holy Emperor to start working together with other nations. The Emperor refused however and instead introduced reforms to close off the country from the outside world even further.

Despite economic programmes to prevent society from being hit by the recession, the 30s saw a lot of ordinary Majassans lose their jobs and end up in poverty. The police responded harshly to protests, and in the course of ten years, thousands of citizens were arrested. Leaders of parties and movements advocating the end of the Empire were rounded up and executed for treason. By the mid-30s there were however increasing rumours that the Holy Emperor was going senile. As his Successor had already been appointed (Veixe, a very distant cousin of the ruling Holy Emperor and great-grandson of former Emperor Aurvna III), several prominent politicians approached him to see if a change in politics could be established. With his help, the country was slowly openened again, and even joined the World Society in 2042.

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Demographics

Languages
The Majassan language is the only official language of the country. It is the native language of up to 90% of the population, whilst most of the remainder has good command of it. Regional languages and dialects are spoken by minorities.

Religion
The base of Majassan religion are twelve gods, although in modern practice they have been mostly reduced to minor characters around a variety of traditions, beliefs, philosophies, and spiritual practices based on the teachings of Gravi Tahvli and his students and followers. The main idea of these teachings is the balance of one's accomplishments at the end of life; the 'Calx' or Kauxi in Majassan, whence the unofficial name for the Majassan religion: Kauxoma, or 'Calcism'.

The twelve gods are known in Majassan as Cobxe, Duna, Cvetuna, Ajoxnvou, Halvasti, Ounuri, Ussaicavxi, Mursi, Vavoucna, Lindo, Roguvi, and Voukasi.

Education and science


Politics

Majassa is a semi-constitutional monarchy. The Emperor, who is also the Defender of the Faith, has absolute power over religious affairs, which often easily interfere with secular affairs. There are free elections in which the people can elect a 741 member parliament through which the secular government is formed, but in practice both parliament and government are bound by the Emperor's final say. There are two governments, one for religious affairs called 'The Scarlet Council', and one for secular affairs called 'The People's Council'. A judiciary exist in both secular and religous courts in lower level cases; the Constitutional Court is officially a mix of both but in practise religious as all members are appointed for life by the Emperor.

The Emperor
Although the monarchy of Majassa is officially elective, the same family has always provided the monarchs since the Holy Empire was established. Already during the lifetime of a Holy Emperor, the Imperial Council convenes to appoint a successor. Nowadays, the Imperial Council consists of the senior male members of the Imperial Family, the members of the Scarlet Council (see below), and a couple of other high placed citizens of the Holy Empire. When a successor dies before the ruling Emperor, the Imperial Council convenes as soon as possible to appoint a new successor. Upon the death of the Emperor, the successor automatically becomes Emperor.

The Scarlet Council
The Scarlet Council (En Pojaxi Burda) is the main authority for religious affairs and can be considered both 'parliament' and 'government' in those matters. Its members are appointed by the leaders of the ecclesiastical districts and serve for life or until they resign on their own volition. Alhough the Emperor is ex officio First Councillor (and therefore chairman) of the Scarlet Council, he rarely attends any of its meetings and in practice the chairmanship is therefore nearly always assumed by the Second Councillor.

Parliament
The House of the Empire (En Civojauvo Xekntu) is Majassa's parliament. It has 741 members and is elected every five years by popular vote. The last elections were held in December 2074.

Political parties

  • Majassohisi Risnovohisi Beje (MRB) - Majassan National Party (conservative-religious), currently 254 seats

  • Civoinisi Beje (CB) - Imperial Party (conservative, usually supported by the Emperor and the military), 183

  • Ostugeixohisi Beje (OB) - Constitutional Party (socialdemocrat), 149

  • Irnoh Giudxuxnehai Beje (IGB) - Progress and Development Party (green), 61

  • Kurivnohisi Goheveirisa (KG) - Forest Coalition (liberal), 42

  • Partohisi Beje (PB) - Forum Party (conservative-authoritarian), 27

  • Majassohisi Mexnsa (MM) - Majassan Force (populist), 17

  • Majasseh Suveirune Ovudocnon (MSO) - United Citizens for Majassa (socialist), 6

  • Mexnsa Tnurbuh (MT) - Power to the People (libertarian), 2

Elections
Every man over 16 years of age and every woman over 42 years of age have the right to vote, but ballot papers of people who are considered outstanding citizens (usually they have received a title to prove this) and members of the military usually get stamped to indicate that their votes should be counted twice. Convicted criminals lose their voting right permanently in principle, unless an Imperial Decree revokes such a ban.

Government
The Government, known as The People's Council (En Tnurbo Burda), consists of the Presiding Magistrate (Beikastenixu) and several Magistrates (Urvacnd, sg. Urvacndi). The Presiding Magistrate is elected by a parliamentary majority and thereafter appoints the other ministers of his or her cabinet. The Emperor has the right to refuse a candidate for Presiding Magistrate; both the Emperor and the parliament have the right to dismiss the Presiding Magistrate (in which case the entire government is dismissed); they do not have the power to dismiss inidividual ministers, which is a prerogative that lies by the Presiding Magistrate.

Foreign affairs

Main article: Diplomatic relations of Majassa | En Majasso Diplomasoh Bargexnon

Majassa is a member of the World Society (En Asarnohi Kousvdi).

Military affairs

Main article: Armed Forces of Majassa | En Majasso Cuvbeir Mexnsi

Administrative division
Majassa has 21 provinces: 12 of them are Public Provinces, with democratically elected parliaments and governments; 8 are Imperial Provinces, which have democratically elected parliaments, but the government leader is appointed by the Holy Emperor. The remaining province, Ravmuxa, is known as a Scarlet Province; the Scarlet Council (the leadership of the Calcist cult that doubles as 'religious government'; see below under 'Politics') has its seat in Arcnarvi, the capital of Ravmuxa.

Name

Capital

Status

Leader

Since

Aibne

Civnreiti

Public Province

Arvassura

Xuvrarcndareiti

Public Province

Aubardi

Sarnuxa

Imperial Province

Aurvnouxra

Aurvnouxra

Public Province

Beismani

Axavuru

Public Province

Gacnrevorissa

Gacnrervi

Imperial Province

Kemi

Gacnrouxa

Imperial Province

Kolornu

Nuvrebuca

Public Province

Kuskuvrissa

Ossulvtocovrnu

Public Province

Lexenibxe

Lexenibxe

Imperial Province

Murniva

Arrisno

Imperial Province

Ouvrne

Arvassuruxa

Public Province

Paladovrou

Gicnevxervi

Public Province

Peipala

Surkevndi

Imperial Province

Porvtorissa

Porvtuxa

Imperial Province

Ravmuxa

Arcnarvi

Scarlet Province

Selisorissa

En Ragvo Edxovo Kevndi

Public Province

Taiboruxni

Lassaivndi

Public Province

Tarkaveiri

Civnourha

Imperial Province

Touvorna

Oxnvuri

Public Province

Xuvrterxtu

Xuvrterxtu

Public Province


Economy

Trade deals

Currency
Majassa's currency is the Asi, which had a value of 0.7944 to 1 Reference Monetary Unit (RMU) on 1 January 2073.

Transport
Majassa has a well developed network of roads and railroads, at least south of the line Arvassuruxa-Nuvrebuca. Although the private use of cars for long distance transportation has been slowly decreasing in the past five decades, following the development of Majassa's high speed rail network, the existing motorways are still maintained. Apart from the high speed rail network, regular rail transportation is present particularly in the south around the Southern Sea bay and to a lesser extent in the 'lake district area' in the north.

Energy
Majassa uses a variety of energy sources, from natural fossils to solar, wind, and hydroelectric energy. Following the War of 2017-2023, which involved nuclear incidents, the development of nuclear energy was slowed down for a couple of decades. It has however regained speed in the '50s.


Society


Culture and sport

Language
The official language of Majassa is Majassan, which is generally considered an isolate; the few suggestions by some linguists that Majassan may be related to other language families or form a language family with other languages are not deemed convincing. Majassan is an inflectional language, with nouns, adjectives, and pronouns expressing difference in gender (animate/inanimate), number (singular/plural), and case (nominative, accusative, dative, allative, ablative/genitive, locative, and essive). Definiteness is expressed by the definite article en and by the endings of the adjective. Verbs express time (past and non past), continuity (continuous and non continuous), and have nominal forms (the infinitive doubling as gerund, and two participles). Modality is expressed by particles.

Counting to ten is done thus: 1 su, 2 axa, 3 roh, 4 reco, 5 tandi, 6 xindi, 7 hen, 8 mei, 9 oni, 10 ouve

National holidays

  • 23 August: Birthday of H.I.M. Veixe I Holy Emperor of Majassa

Time


Links to my NS-nations
Please note that these nations do not know about each other's existence.



THE DOMINION OF NHOOR
JORA LI NHŌRILI


THE HIGH KINGDOM OF YI
XŬN DIYŬXISŎ TSI YI


THE ALLIED STATES OF RAKAVO
OSTUITA SOKSONDEITA RAKOSEEMMAE


THE HOLY EMPIRE OF MAJASSA
EN MAJASSO XUVRDI CIVOJAU


THE GRAND PRINCIPALITY OF GIERULAND
MIKILFAURASTWALDUNJ FRAM GIERULAND


THE REPUBLIC OF OZYRNIA
OZYRYN LENDURKEVASSO


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