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The Imperial Cesque Union of Piedmont, Savoy, and Lombardy (WIP)

The Imperial Cesque Union of Piedmont, Savoy, and Lombardy
Full Name:
The Imperial Federation and Cesque Union of Piedmont, Savoy, Lombardy, and the Constituent, Remaining Provinces of Lyons, Roussillon, Liguria, and Corsica of the Former Empire

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Coat of Arms

Lésséz ll'Amure Conquéré Vostré Éspire
lit. Let Love Conquer Your Mind
French: Laissez l'Amour Conquérir Votre Esprit
Italian: Lascia Che l'Amore Conquisti La Tua Mente
Catalan: Deixa Que l'Amor Conquereixi La Teva Ment
Danish: Lad Kærlighed Erobre Dit Sind


Location

Population: 25,125,057 (April 2019 Census)
-Density: 205/sq km


Capital and Largest City: Milan, Royal Capital District and Metropolitan City of Milan
Coordinates: 45.4642° N, 9.1900° E


Official Languages: Cesque



National Languages: Cesque, French, Italian, Catalan, Danish, Occitan, Franco-Provençal, Venetian, Lombard, Piedmontese, Ligurian, Emilia-Romagnol, Valdôtain, Corsican, and Romansh


Demonym: Cesque or Cessian

Government:
- Queen: Caroline II
- Prime Minister: Férdinan André
- Speaker of the House: Maria Arravénna
- Chief Justice: Michél Donne


Legislature:
- Upper House: The Senate
- Lower House: The House of Representatives


Establishment: from the Holy Roman Empire
Independence: June 23rd, 1268
Vicenza Dynasty: March 31st, 1502
Reign of Caroline II: May 5th, 1957


Land Area:
47,250 mile²/122,376 km² (97th)
Water Area: 3,670 km²/1,417 mile²
Water %: 3%


Elevation
Highest Point: Mont Blanc (Montanhe Bianxé), 4,810 metres
Lowest Point: Po River Valley (Vallé dél Riu Po), -4 metres


GDP (nominal): $2.53 trillion (6th)
GDP (nominal) per capita: $100,959 (4th)


Human Development Index: 0.9089 (17th)
Rating: very high


Currency: Cesque Franc (CEF; ₣)
Exchange Rate: $2.03


Time Zone: GMT+1
Summer (DST): GMT+2


Drives on the: right


Calling Code: +38


ISO Code: CE


Internet TLD: .ce

Etymology

The name "Ceyesca" really has no clear origin, but it is theorised that it comes from what the Latin people called them. They were called the Casquii (singular "Casquus"), which came from the latin word for helmet, cassis, which related to their distinct helmets. This is known because a map of the Roman Empire circa. 500 b.c.e shows the land that is modern day Provence, Occitania, Liguria, Savoy, and Piedmont were put under the name of "Patria Casquii" or "Land of the Casques". The Casques weren't the only people living there at the time, other groups included the Ligures and the Lombards. The term "Patria Casquii" was used mostly as an umbrella term for the region. "Casquii" (pronounced "Kaski") later became "Cesque" in French, "Cesca" in Catalan, "Cesquia" in Spanish, "Ciesco" in Italian, and "Cesco" in Portuguese, which led to the development of the French, Catalan, Italian, Spanish, and to an extent Portuguese words for helmet, being "casque", "casc", "casco" and "capacete". The Old Cesque term for Ceyesca was "Casquilla" (circa. 735 c.e.), which later evolved to "Céllésca".

The standard way to refer to someone from Ceyesca is "Cesque". However in English, up until the beginning of the 19th Century, they were called "Cessian". This has been discarded and used only by older generations as it is an archaic term, it has been swapped with "Cesque" which comes from the French demonym of a citizen of Ceyesca.

History

Little is known about Ceyesca during Antiquity, all that is known is that they were known as the "Casquii" and that they were great military men. Around 500 bce, their "lands" (which were more or less scattered enclaves and territories) extended from the Pyrenees to the Istrian peninsula. They were then conquered by the Romans, and therefore Latinised. The period of time between 500 bce and 450 ce, when Ceyesca was under Roman rule, was also when Old Cesque started developing from Vulgar Latin and interacted with other emerging Romance Languages at the time. This period was known as "The Cesque Linguistic Enlightenment". In 450 ce, Ceyesca, or "Patria Casquii", was invaded by Germanic tribes, fought over by many people groups. Eventually, it became part of the Frankish Kingdom, and was conquered between 736 and 814 ce. In 843 ce, most of modern Ceyesca became part of Middle Francia. From 855 ce to 1268, Ceyesca was divided between two constituent kingdoms of the Holy Roman Empire: The Kingdom of Arles and the Kingdom of Italy, this was done in order to divide ethnic Cesques within the empire. Following the separation of ethnic Cesques, revolts erupted in the south of the Empire between 1251 and 1268, with goals of overthrowing the Holy Roman Empire. Due to the interregnum that the Holy Roman Empire was going through at the time, the Cesque Revolution was perfectly timed. The Revolt of Milan in 1267 was the final physical altercation and resulted in Cesque leader, Charles of Savoy, to enter negotiations with Pope Clement IV on the matter of Cesque independence. On June 23rd 1268, Ceyesca reunited and officially gained its independence from the Holy Roman Empire by the Treaty of Milan (1268), and established the Kingdom of Ceyesca, or "Lés Rényom di Célléschia" in Middle Cesque. The House of Savoy ruled Ceyesca from 1268 to 1429. Their reign was relatively peaceful and resulted in very few wars with neighbouring nations. The Savoyard Era was, and still is, seen as a transitional era between Ceyesca in the Holy Roman Empire and the fully independent, Medieval Ceyesca. Nonetheless, the Savoyard Dynasty came to an end with the death of William V, with no heir and no descendants, the only way to not get into a Succession Crisis is by appointing a distant relative of William V, Edward Capet. In the period of time known as the "Cesque Golden Age", Ceyesca expanded beyond its small enclosure and conquered lands such as Burgundy, Occitania, Auvergne, Venice, Emilia-Romagna, and Tuscany. Ceyesca then went under the name of "The Cesque Empire" or "Ll’Émpirre Césque". The Cesque Branch of the Capetian Dynasty ruled for a short 73 years, but their impact was very noticeable. The economy flourished, and Ceyesca established a reputation of being a military power in Europe. However, the nation was going to experience a downfall. In 1485, Charles III came to rule. He held onto power and controlled the lands of Ceyesca in a rather dictatorial manner. This led to the lands conquered by the Capetians to either gain independence or return to their old leaders. After his death in 1499, his brother Philip succeeded to the throne as Philip I, posthumously known as Philip the Destroyer. He obliterated the Cesque economy with a series of wars between Ceyesca and its neighbours. He was eventually overthrown by Edoardo di Vicenza, an Italian merchant and duke from the city of Vicenza, with which Ceyesca had recently been at war with. During the Capetian Rule, Ceyesca became known under many names, including “The Cesque Monarchy”, “The Royal Union of the Cesques”, and “The Cesque Union of Piedmont, Savoy, and Lombardy”.

Ceyesca Name History

Patria Casquii (Latin; circa. 500 b.c.e)
Casquilla (Old Cesque; circa. 735 c.e.)
Césquilla (Old Cesque; circa. 850 c.e.)
Céllésquia (Middle Cesque; 1260)
Céllésqua (Modern Cesque; 1400)
Céllésca (Modern Cesque; 1720)

After Edoardo di Vicenza’s ascension to the Cesque throne, he established the still reigning House of Vicenza . They are natives of Vicenza, a city formerly under Cesque jurisdiction during Capetian rule, and they were of Cesque descent. The House ingrained itself into Cesque society and gained favour with the people, thus after the execution of Philip, Edoardo di Vicenza ascended to the throne, later Cesquicised to Éduard II, and Anglicised to Edward II, reigning from 1502 to 1523. The House of Vicenza also brought in Venetian, French and Tuscan culture, language and customs which significantly impacted Cesque culture, especially the Cesque language. This resulted in the development of Modern Cesque. During the Vicentini rule, Ceyesca established colonies until the wake of decolonisation in the 20th century. Firstly established were the colonies in the Americas between 1512 and 1520. These included Cesque Rio Grande (modern day Uruguay and the state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil), Cesque Guyana (state of Amapá in Brazil), Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Martinique. Cesque Rio Grande and Cesque Guyana were eventually incorporated into Brazil in 1822, and parts of Cesque Rio Grande became modern-day Uruguay in 1825. The Cesque West Indies, however, lasted much longer, but were eventually sold to the United Kingdom in 1945. After Edward II’s death in 1523, his daughter Elisabeth succeeded him, becoming the second ever female sovereign in modern Cesque history. She abolished male primogeniture and introduced absolute primogeniture. She also abolished feudalism nationwide in 1540, and cemented a still unbroken peace treaty between Ceyesca and Portugal through her marriage to Luis, the Duke of Beja. Elisabeth’s son, Charles IV, succeeded in 1566 and was a notably fragile and mentally unstable sovereign, who was easily manipulated by his wife, Eleonor of Ferrara, and his advisors. His wife eventually orchestrated her husband’s overthrow by having her daughter’s husband, King Sigismund III of Poland and Sweden, invade the nation and imprisoning Charles. After being imprisoned for 10 years, Charles started developing serious mental issues. He was subject to a year long trial where he was sentenced to death under charges of high treason against his nation. He was executed on June 11th 1582 by beheading, succeeded by his son as Henry II. Henry was a particularly horrible and cruel monarch. He was dictatorial and subjected his citizens to many atrocities, many of which are still unknown to this day since very little documentation exists from this era. One thing that remains known is that he was responsible for the executions of approximately 10,000 people throughout his 43 year reign. He also heavily taxed the poor, and participated strongly in corruptive acts. The mistreatment of the people eventually culminated into the Marseille Revolt of 1624 (December 29th), which on its own resulted in huge areas under Cesque rule to revolt against the monarchy. This revolt specifically resulted in the death of 3,000 civilians. It is said that their blood was spilled all over the Old Port in Marseille, with all their bodies dumped into the Mediterranean. The second revolt of the war started in the town of Rosate, just outside of Milan, on April 21st 1625. The rebel army and the Cesque army fought furiously, but the Battle of Rosate was a Republican victory. The Battle of Rosate (April 21st-May 1st) gave the rebels direct entrance into Milan. On May 3rd 1625, the Royal Palace in Milan was broken into resulting in the arrest of much of the royal family and the royal household, as well as being the official start of the Cesque Civil War, which would last a gruelling 37 years from 1625 to 1662. Among those imprisoned were King Henry II, Queen Sigrid, Crown Princess Helen, her 7 year old son Prince Philip, and her daughters, 5 year old Princess Maria Henrietta and 3 year old Maria Anna. The royal family’s maids, servants and members of the government were also arrested, most notably Maria Bonna di Dovénne, the Queen’s lady in waiting, who was an important figure in the royalist resistance movement. The royal household was held at the Sforzesco Castle where many were subject to torture, most notably Crown Princess Helen who would later suffer from what we now know as PTSD. The King, along with his male servants, his political advisor (similar to a modern day prime minister) Léonarde Grégorién, and other notable members of the government were all accused of high treason and sentenced to death. On May 10th, The King’s servants were decapitated, Léonarde Grégorién was hung (along with the other government officials) and the King was given a choice: either to be poisoned or to be decapitated. Henry, being the man who refused to be decapitated the same way mear servants were, chose to drink poison. He died a very slow and painful death, lasting a week in total. He was pronounced dead the morning of May 17th, 1625. The rest of the royal household was accused of cooperating and associating with treasonous people, and were sentenced to exile. A notable exemption from the arrest was Crown Prince Henry. He was in Lyons at the time of the revolt in Milan, awaiting the visit of French ambassadors. As soon as he heard of the royal household’s arrest, he was convinced to escape to Paris, where he was a guest of King Louis XIII at the Palace of Fontainebleau. The rest of the royal household was exiled to London, where Crown Prince Henry, now King Henry III, reunited with his family in September 1625. Henry III served as de facto King of Ceyesca from May 17th 1625 onwards, “governing” the nation from London and playing an important part in the royalist resistance movement. During the Civil War, hundreds of thousands of Cesque people died, the monarchy was abolished and a republic was established in its place. Six presidents, seven terms, and three hundred fifty thousand deaths later, the War officially ended with the restoration of the monarchy by George Fabiénne, the last President, who wished to end the war and reestablish the monarchy. Ceyesca officially became a constitutional monarchy in January 1663, after the Constitutional Act of 1662 was passed in Milan. During this time period, the then Royal Family in exile became involved with other Royal houses, and after Philip II married Leonora Christina of Denmark, a large influx of Danish immigrants came to Ceyesca in an event called the "Great Danish Emigration" which lasted from 1663 to 1695, a total of between 500 thousand and 900 thousand Danes immigrated to Ceyesca, the aftermath can still be seen today as there is a minority of about 1.25 million Danes in Ceyesca today. The reigns of Philip II (1644-90), Elisabeth II (1690-1731), Henry IV (1731-39), and Elisabeth III (1739-78), were peaceful, with few wars. Ceyesca chose to stay mostly neutral during the Seven Years’ War, and instead focused on its colonies in the New World. It also began establishing trading posts in Sub-Saharan Africa in what would later become Ghana, Nigeria, Angola, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya and Somalia. Anthony II’s reign from 1778 to 1798 saw dramatic political changes, most notably the passing of the Equality Act of 1796 which legalised homosexuality and homosexual activity. The French Revolution slightly poured over to Ceyesca but for the most part the Kingdom was unaffected. Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were invited to seek asylum in Ceyesca but they were caught on the way to Marseille. In 1798, King Anthony II passed away with his son John I succeeding him, He was widely believed to have been bisexual or gay due to his passionate relationships with his wives, Maria Clementina of Austria (who died of tuberculosis in 1801) and Maria Annunciata of Parma, as well as his male favourite, Charles Ferdinand of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. In 1803, the Napoleonic Wars started in Europe, and in 1805 Ceyesca was overrun by Napoleon's army until it became a client state of the Empire. The then King was exiled to London and hatched a plan which ended up saving the lives of millions of Cesque nationals and helped defeat Napoleon. The regions under Cesque “rule” were southernmost Provence and the exclave of Milan. Ceyesca was left at less than 20% of its former size which had extended all the way up to the modern day Switzerland. Fortunately, Ceyesca was liberated in 1810 by the 7th coalition, effectively joining them, and gaining its land back, as well as some more land including around 30,000 square kilometres of land in southern Spain surrounding the cities of Granada and Málaga as well as the city of Valencia and its surrounding areas. In 1815, Ceyesca gained the islands of Corfu, Lefkada, Paxos, Antipaxos, Meganisi, Kefalonia, Ithaca, Zakynthos and Kytheria in the Ionian Sea as well as the cities of Patras and Corinth in accordance with the Congress of Vienna. In 1830, Ceyesca gained the islands of Rhodes, Chalki, Alimia, Tilos, Nisyros, Giali, Kos, Syrna, and Astypalaia in the Aegean Sea, in accordance with the London Protocol. After King John I’s death in 1847, Princess Alexandra ascended the throne. She also married King George V of Hanover in 1845, which led to the personal union of Hanover and Ceyesca in 1851, establishing the United Kingdom of Ceyesca and Hanover. However, it ended in 1866 due to the abolition of the Hanoverian monarchy. Between the years 1849 and 1860, there was a series of wars between Ceyesca and Italy. These wars resulted in the establishment of the Kingdom of Italy, the incorporation of San Marino as a constituent republic of the Cesque Kingdom, as well as the joint rule of Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna and Sardinia between both kingdoms. In 1866, due to its alliance with Prussia, Ceyesca gained land after the Austrians’ defeat during the Austro-Prussian War. These lands included Venetia, Carniola, Istria, and parts of Dalmatia. In 1868, due to the ongoing “Glorious Revolution” in Spain, Ceyesca also gained land there. After Queen Isabella's expulsion, a Cesque Prince, Amadeo of Savoy, became King, and gave Ceyesca four Spanish provinces: Catalonia, Aragon, Navarre, and the Balearic Isles. In 1870, during the wake of the Franco-Prussian Wars, Ceyesca again allied itself with Prussia against the French, but with one condition: to annex Aquitaine, Occitanie and Auvergne. Prussia won the war, and Ceyesca got the land. In 1878, Ceyesca acquired Cyprus in accordance with the Cyprus Convention, firstly as a colony, then as a crown land, and then finally as a constituent grand duchy of the Cesque Empire in 1930.

The Berlin Conference of 1884-85

At the Berlin Conference of 1884-85, Ceyesca got official permission to administer its colonies. Queen Alexandra sent her Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marcus di Boscu, to sign the Berlin Act. Subsequently, Ceyesca was one of the most powerful empires at the time, so they got a lot of land. These territories include:


(Cesque names in parentheses)

Colonies (Colonés):
Africa (Afriche):
---Cesque Morocco (Marroc Césque)
---Cesque Sahara (Sahara Césque)
---Cyrenaica (Cyrénaicha)
---Cesque Gold Coast (Costi d’Or Césque)
---Cesque Nigeria (Nigéria Césque)
---Cesque Southwest Africa (Suduéste d’Afriche Césque)
---Cesque Southeast Africa (Sudéste d’Afriche Césque)
---Mombasa and Zanzibar (Mombassa ét Zanzibarre)
---Cesque Somaliland (Somalia Césque)

Asia (Asia):
---Aden (Adén)
---Socotra (Socotra)
---Muscat and Oman (Muscat ét Oman)
---Trucial States (Éstats Trucial )
---Qatar (Catar)
---Bahrain (Bahréin)
---Lebanon (Livan)
---South India (Sude d’India)
---North India (Norte d’India)
---Cesque East Indies (Indias dél’Éste)
---Guangzhou and Hainan (Guangio ét Hainan)
---Cesque Hong Kong (Hong-Chong Césque)
---Cesque Macau (Macau Césque)

Oceania (Océanha):
---Fiji (Figi)
---Tuvalu (Tuvalu)

Maps:


North and West Africa


Middle East, North and East Africa


East and South Africa


Southeast Asia


Pacific

And by 1890, the European part of the Empire included these lands:




Provinces of the Empire
Emilia-Romagna
Aquitaine
Tuscany
Occitania
San Marino
Roussillon
Andorra
Auvergne
Corsica
Savoy and Lyons
Sardinia
Provence
the Balearic Isles
Navarre and Aragon
Granada and Málaga
Catalonia
Dalmatia
Liguria
Malta
Piedmont
the Aegean Isles
Lombardy
the Ionian Isles
Venice
Cyprus
Istria and Carniola

Free Cities of the Empire
Valencia
Patras and Corinth

Size of Mainland Empire:
547,022 km²

*in italics are naturalised provinces of Ceyesca Proper, the others are provinces that can succeed without consequences due to major differences in culture, ethnicity, etc.

Ceyesca also advanced, modernised, and industrialised in the 19th and 20th Centuries, but these efforts were paused as World War I rolled around. Ceyesca joined the Central Powers under the rule of King William VII. Due to losing the First World War, the Cesque Empire was on the brink of collapse, so a referendum was held: each Province and Free City had the choice to succeed, integrate or remain, this lead to Ceyesca losing a lot of land (with the exception of Malta and Rhodes who revolted and decided to join Vdara). The following are the lands that left the Cesque Empire:

Angoûleme: integrated with the French Republic, 1918

Emilia-Romagna: integrated with the Kingdom of Italy, 1918

Aquitaine: integrated with the French Republic, 1918

Tuscany: integrated with the Kingdom of Italy, 1918

Limousin: integrated with the French Republic, 1918

Marche: integrated with the Kingdom of Italy, 1918

Toulouse: integrated with the French Republic, 1918

Geneva: succeeded from the Principality of Lyons and Savoy, then integrated with the Swiss Confederation, 1918

San Marino: gained independence, 1918

Sardinia: integrated with the Kingdom of Italy, 1918

Granada and Málaga: integrated with the Kingdom of Spain, 1918

the Upper Peloponnese: integrated with the Kingdom of Greece, 1918

the Dalmatian Coast: integrated with the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, 1918

Malta: integrated with the Kingdom of Vdara, 1916

the Aegean Isles: integrated with the Kingdom of Greece, 1918

the Ionian Isles: integrated with the Kingdom of Greece, 1918

Cyprus: Akrotiri and Dhekelia given to the United Kingdom as a Crown Colony, 1918

Istria and Carniola: integrated with the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, 1918

Catania and Syracuse: integrated with the Kingdom of Italy, 1918

Argos and Nafplion: integrated with the Kingdom of Greece, 1918

Rhodes: integrated with the Kingdom of Vdara, 1916

Valencia: integrated with the Kingdom of Spain, 1918

Naples: integrated with the Kingdom of Italy, 1918

Split: integrated with the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, 1918

Dubrovnik-Ragusa: integrated with the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, 1918

Palermo: integrated with the Kingdom of Italy, 1918

Corinth: integrated with the Kingdom of Greece, 1918

After William VII's death in 1921, his son, Crown Prince Charles, ascended the throne as Charles V. He married Anastasia Romanov (1908-2007), a niece of Tsar Nicholas II, and daughter of the Grand Duchess Tatiana Alexandrovna. She survived the Russian Revolution by moving into the Cesque Court in 1916 at 8 years old. They got married at a lavish ceremony on July 9th, 1925 in Marseille. The Royal Couple had seven children: Prince Mario (1926-1945), Princess Anna (1927-1952), Princess Caroline (b. 1931), Prince Férran (b. 1933), Princess Aléssandra (b. 1936), Prince Giulianno (b. 1941) and Princess Maria (b. 1943). In the early years of Charles' reign, Ceyesca sold Auvergne to France for $20,000,000 in 1936. World War II broke out in 1939, and Ceyesca had stayed neutral for the most part, until the Nazis invaded on November 8th, 1940. The Italians invaded from the east and annexed Lombardy and Venice, with the exception of Milan as the administrative capital of the Cesque Puppet State. The Nazis invaded from the west through Vichy France, with Vichy backed forces. The Royal Family was relocated to Ajaccio, Corsica where they lived until their relocation to Milan in 1943. Once they returned to Milan, much of the family became involved with the Secret Cesque Resistance Movement (Moviménti Sécrét dél Résisténce Césque; MSRC), particularly Mario. The Milan Revolt of Christmas 1944 (also known as “Bloody Christmas”), led by the MSRC, erupted in the early hours of Christmas day. It resulted in the subsequent Cesque genocide, where between 500,000 and 1,000,000 Cesque civilians were rounded up and murdered, commonly in city squares. Some, however, were deported to concentration camps where they were then exterminated. Prince Mario, was one of the arrested resistance members after the Milan Revolt. The entire Royal Family was in danger of being murdered, having been put under house arrest after Mario’s detainment, but managed to stay safe due to Mario not revealing anything about his family’s involvement with the MSRC. He endured months of torture, and was sentenced to death on March 18th 1945. He was executed by firing squad at noon on March 25th 1945, age 19, his family watching from the balcony of their palace overlooking Piazza del Duomo (Placia dél Domme in Cesque). Ceyesca was eventually liberated on April 29th 1945 by the Allies.

Flag of German-Occupied Ceyesca

During the Nazi Occupation, only about 2,000 of the 15,000 Jews were captured and murdered, mostly because they had been evacuated to Morocco, Israel and the UK two years prior. However, the Cesque Genocide did happen, where Cesque people openly rioted and rebelled against the Nazi Occupation, which lead to the deportation and massacre of about a million Cesque citizens. Again in 1946, Ceyesca held another referendum. This one resulted in the loss of some land, but not much. The lands lost include the following:


Roussillon: integrated with the French Republic, with the excpetion of the Department of Gard, 1946

Savoy and Lyons: integrated with the French Republic, with the exception of the Departments of Isère, Haute Savoie, Savoie, and Drôme, 1946

Principality of Andorra: gained independence, 1946

the Balearic Isles: integrated with the Kingdom of Spain, 1946

Principality of Monaco: gained independence from County of Provence, 1946

Venice: integrated with the Italian Republic, 1946

After the War, Ceyesca slowly recovered, and the administrative divisions became Provinces governed by a council, other than Catalonia and Aragon-Navarre which became constituent kingdoms in the Cesque Union. In 1964, Cesque and British Cyprus reunited and joined the Kingdom of Vdara. From 1945, Charles V restored his throne until his death in 1957, when Caroline II ascended to the Cesque Throne. Caroline's reign is most notably known for being a second Cesque golden age, a time where the economy flourished and Ceyesca became one of Europe's main tourist destinations. After Franco's death in 1975, the Kingdoms of Catalonia and Aragon-Navarre were integrated into the Spanish Kingdom. In 1986, however, a terrorist attack was conducted in Milan, where a plane crashed into a skyscraper, and the subway systems were bombed, this resulted in the death of approximately 5,000 people and the injury of 8,000 more, it is currently the deadliest terrorist attack to take place on Cesque soil, this incident garnered the attention of International Media. On September 11th 2001, the Queen made a speech expressing empathy to the USA, as the 1986 Milan Attack was similarly conducted. The current Crown Princess of Ceyesca is Prince Elisabeth, Crown Princess of Savoy (b. 1996) who became the heir to the Cesque Throne after he father's death in October of 2018.

Geography

Ceyesca's geography is quite different. Being situated on the Mediterranean, the coastal areas usually have warmer climates. The country is geographically separated into the French side, the Italian side, and the Corsican side. The French side consists mostly of mountains, with plains on the very west and very south, most notably in the coastal city centres such as Marseille and Nice. The geographic border between the French and Italian sides are the Alps, which run down their border like a spine of some sorts. The Italian side is mostly the opposite. The mountainous areas are mostly concentrated in the north and the west, the south is made up of highlands, and the center is a vast plain known as the Po River Valley, which fluctuates between being 4 meters below sea level and 2,100 meters above sea level. Corsica, however, is a different story. Corsica is the most mountainous island in the Mediterranean, being over 2,000 meters above sea level at its highest.

Ceyesca borders the French Departments of Ain, Loire, Rhône, Ardèche, Aveyron, Lozère and Hérault to the west and northwest, the Italian Regions of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to the northeast, east, and southeast, the region of Sardinia to the south of Corsica, and the Swiss Cantons of Geneva, Valais, Ticino and Graubünden to the north.

Ceyesca has multiple divisions, these include the Larger Provinces, the Metropolitan Cities, the Royal Capital District, the Provinces, and their Prefectures, they are as follows:



The Map of Ceyesca's Provinces


The Map of Ceyesca's Prefectures

The Larger Province of Savoy:
Upper Savoy
-Chamonix Capital Prefecture
-Annecy Prefecture
-Thonon-les-Bains Prefecture
Savoy
-Chambéry Capital Prefecture
-Albertville Prefecture
-Modane Prefecture
Aosta Valley
-Aosta Prefecture
-Cogne Prefecture
-Courmayeur Prefecture

The Larger Province of the Dauphiné:
Isère
-Grenoble Capital Prefecture
-Huez Prefecture
-Vienne Prefecture
Drôme
-Valence Capital Prefecture
-Montelimar Prefecture
-Die Prefecture
Vaucluse
-Avignon Capital Prefecture
-Carpentras Prefecture
-Orange Prefecture

The Larger Province of Provence:
Gard
-Nîmes Capital Prefecture
-Ales Prefecture
-Bagnols-sur-Cèze Prefecture
Bouches-du-Rhône
-Aix-de-Provence Capital Prefecture
-Salon-de-Provence Prefecture
-Arles Prefecture
Var
-Hyères Capital Prefecture
-Toulon Prefecture
-Saint-Tropez Prefecture
Maritime Alps
-Nice Capital Prefecture
-Cannes Prefecture
-Péone Prefecture
Liguria
-Savona Capital Prefecture
-La Spezia Prefecture
-Albenga Prefecture

The Larger Province of Piedmont:
East Piedmont
-Alessandria Capital Prefecture
-Asti Prefecture
-Alba Prefecture
West Piedmont
-Cuneo Capital Prefecture
-Rivoli Prefecture
-Pinerolo Prefecture
North Piedmont
-Novara Capital Prefecture
-Biella Prefecture
-Domodossola Prefecture

The Larger Province of Lombardy:
Milanese Lombardy
-Como Capital Prefecture
-Varese Prefecture
-Monza Prefecture
Lombardy-Po River Valley
-Pavia Capital Prefecture
-Voghera Prefecture
-Lodi Prefecture
Mantuan Lombardy
-Mantua Capital Prefecture
-Cremona Prefecture
-Montichiari Prefecture
Alpine Lombardy
-Sondrio Capital Prefecture
-Morbegno Prefecture
-Tirano Prefecture
Lombardy-Lake Garda
-Bergamo Capital Prefecture
-Brescia Prefecture
-Lecco Prefecture

The Larger Province of Corsica:
North Corsica
-Bastia Capital Prefecture
-Cort Prefecture
-Aléria Prefecture
South Corsica
-Ajaccio Capital Prefecture
-Bonifacio Prefecture
-Porto Vecchio Prefecture

The Larger Province of the Alps:
Provence-Upper Alps
-Digne Capital Prefecture
-Manosque Prefecture
-Barcelonnette-Sisteron Prefecture
Upper Alps
-Gap Capital Prefecture
-Briançon Prefecture
-Veynes Prefecture

The Metropolitan Cities:
The Metropolitan City of Marseille
The Metropolitan City of Turin
The Metropolitan City of Genoa

The Royal Capital District:
The Royal Capital District and Metropolitan City of Milan

Demographics

Ceyesca has a population of about 25 million, which is very diverse in ethnicity. About 51.16% or 12.9 million people identify as ethnically Cesque. Now, ethnic Cesques are a mix of a lot of other ethnicities, such as the Ligures, the Lombards, the Venetians, the Occitans, the Catalans, and the Sardinians. Cesque people are generally characterised by being tall, thin, fair skinned, light eyed, and light haired, this is due mostly to the clash between the Alpine and Mediterranean Climates and Peoples.


Ethnic Cesque Population

North Piedmont: 875,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 80,000
-Non Cesque Population: 795,000
West Piedmont: 925,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 700,000
-Non Cesque Population: 225,000
East Piedmont: 1,000,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 720,000
-Non Cesque Population: 280,000
Milanese Lombardy: 1,200,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 745,000
-Non Cesque Population: 455,000
Mantuan Lombardy: 1,050,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 420,000
-Non Cesque Population: 630,000
Lombardy-Po River Valley: 1,300,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 550,000
-Non Cesque Population: 750,000
Lombardy-Lake Garda: 2,470,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 1,240,000
-Non Cesque Population: 620,000
Alpine Lombardy: 780,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 160,000
-Non Cesque Population:
Liguria: 638,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 547,200
-Non Cesque Population: 63,800
Corsica: 320,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 25,000
-Non Cesque Population: 295,000
Bouche-du-Rhône: 280,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 170,800
-Non Cesque Population: 109,200
Drôme: 495,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 120,000
-Non Cesque Population: 375,000
Var: 1,028,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 950,000
-Non Cesque Population: 78,000
Gard: 730,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 30,000
-Non Cesque Population: 700,000
Savoy: 1,200,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 500,000
-Non Cesque Population: 700,000
Upper Savoy: 780,130
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 40,000
-Non Cesque Population: 740,130
Alpes Maritimes: 1,080,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 600,000
-Non Cesque Population: 480,000
Alpes D'Haute Provence: 160,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 40,000
-Non Cesque Population: 120,000
Hautes Alpes: 140,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 60,000
-Non Cesque Population: 80,000
Isère: 1,200,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 950,000
-Non Cesque Population: 250,000
Aosta Valley: 125,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 10,000
-Non Cesque Population: 115,000
Vaucluse: 550,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 115,000
-Non Cesque Population: 435,000
Metropolitan City of Genoa: 862,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 741,320
-Non Cesque Population: 120,680
Metropolitan City of Turin: 1,200,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 800,000
-Non Cesque Population: 400,000
Metropolitan City of Marseille: 1,620,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 1,555,200
-Non Cesque Population: 64,800
Royal District and Metropolitan City of Milan: 3,200,000
-Ethnic Cesque Population: 2,800,000
-Non Cesque Population: 400,000

Total Ethnic Cesque Population in Ceyesca:
13,005,000

Total Ethnic Cesque Population outside Ceyesca:
Italy - 1,400,000 out of 60,600,000
-Sardinia - 20,000 out of 1,652,000
-Emilia Romagna - 395,000 out of 4,451,000
-Veneto - 900,000 out of 4,925,000
-Friuli-Venezia Giulia - 35,000 out of 1,223,000
-Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol - 50,000 out of 1,056,000
Switzerland - 950,000 out of 8,372,000
Austria - 190,000 out of 8,747,000
France - 1,950,000 out of 66,900,000
Spain - 2,000,000 out of 46,560,000

-Catalonia - 1,550,000 out of 7,523,000
-Balearic Islands - 50,000 out of 1,107,000
-Navarre & Basque Country - 350,000 out of 2,833,000
-Andalusia - 50,000 out of 8,388,000
Denmark - 350,000 out of 5,731,000
Germany - 20,000 out of 82,670,000
Portugal - 800,000 out of 10,320,000
USA - 3,000,000 out of 325,700,000
Canada - 1,500,000 out of 36,290,000
Brazil - 1,000,000 out of 207,700,000
Argentina - 850,000 out of 43,850,000

Total Ethnic Cesque Population outside Ceyesca: 14,010,000

Total Ethnic Cesque Population: 26,800,000

The second highest ethnic group are the Italians, which make up 13.24% of the population or 3.31 million people. This is mostly due to the proximity Ceyesca has with Italy, and the intermarriage between the Cesques and Italians. In fact, during the reign of the House of Savoy over Ceyesca, a large population of Italians moved to Ceyesca. In third place come the French, at 11.5% or 2.87 million people, again this is due to the close proximity to France and the alliance they have. Catalans come at number four, with 9.1% or 2.27 million people, this is because ethnic Cesques have a lot of Catalan background, and Catalan influenced the development of the Cesque Language. The Occitans come up at number four, and make up 7.3% of the population or 1.82 million people, this is due to the fact that Ceyesca covers areas of Occitania, such as Gard and Provence, where there are about 300,000 ethnic Occitans. The next ethnic group is rather peculiar, because they aren't Romance speakers, they are the Danes, they make up about 5.4% of the population and number at around 1.35 million people. Then there are the ethnic Corsicans and the Sardinians, who mostly live in Corsica. They make up about 2.1% of the population, or 525,000 people. Next up are the ethnic Germans. They live around the border areas of Savoy, Aosta Valley, and Lombardy. They make up about 1% of the population or 300,000 people. The rest of the population is made up of Spanish, Portuguese, Provençal, Maghrebi, Asians, Greeks, Immigrants and other groups of people that number to about 1% or 250,000 people.

    Minimum Legal Ages
  • Get a driver's license: 15 for permit 16 for license

  • Vote in elections: 18

  • Get married: 20

  • Join the military: 18

  • Age of consent: 15 with anyone below 18, 18 for anyone above 18

  • Buy/drink alcohol: 17

  • Buy/use marijuana: 15

  • Buy/use any other drugs: 20 but most are illegal

  • Be legally recognized as an adult under your nation's laws: 18

  • Become leader of your country: 29

Government

Monarch: Caroline II
Age: 74, from Milan, Royal District and Metropolitan City of Milan

~Prime Minister: Férdinan André
Age: 38, from Marseille, Metropolitan City of Marseille

~Secretary of State: Hénri di Clussés
Age: 48, from Cluses, Upper Savoy

~Speaker of the House: Maria Arravénna
Age: 36, from Voghera, Lombardy-Po River Valley

~Chief Justice: Michél Donne
Age: 55, from Aix-en-Provence, Bouche-du-Rhône

Ministers:
~Minister of Agriculture: Hénriétta Plurd
Age: 33, from Grenoble, Isère

~Minister of Culture: Cristofe Travér
Age: 37, from Briançon, Upper Alps

~Minister of Defence: Cécilia Augusti
Age: 29, from La Spezia, Liguria

~Minister of Development: Lorén Lavinhe
Age: 41, from Savona, Liguria

~Minister of Education: Constansa Bélangé
Age: 25, from Cannes, Maritime Alps

~Minister of Environment: Corréntin Sovtérré
Age: 26, from Thonon-les-Bains, Upper Savoy

~Minister of Finance: Claudia Chévali
Age: 45, from Modane, Savoy

~Minister of Foreign Affairs: Piétre Boncamp
Age: 28, from Milan, Royal District and Metropolitan City of Milan

~Minister of Health: Corte Délacroy
Age: 30, from Avignon, Vaucluse

~Minister of Information: Florran Ganhé
Age: 36, from Nîmes, Gard

~Minister of the Interior: Michél di Bont
Age: 32, from Porto Vecchio, South Corsica

~Minister of Justice: Nicolo Défort
Age: 29, from Pavia, Lombardy-Po River Valley

~Minister of the Provinces: Antoni Hérillo
Age: 31, from Anduze, Gard

~Minister of Social Policy: Fransuas Émil
Age: 47, from Vienne, Isère

~Minister of Social Welfare: Margot Forré
Age: 29, from Valence, Drôme

~Minister of Social Affairs: Mathildé Forétillé
Age: 38, from Asti, East Piedmont

~Minister of Telecommunication: Rafaél Larué
Age: 42, from Mantua, Mantuan Lombardy

~Minister of Transport: Ludovique Olivié
Age: 45, from Brescia, Lombardy-Lake Garda

~Minister of Trade and Industry: Fédéricha Palommé
Age: 47, from Aosta, Aosta Valley

~Minister of Tourism: Cléménse Vixénté
Age: 49, from Turin, Metropolitan City of Turin

Culture

Economy

Military

Largest Cities

Rank

City

Metro Area Population

Province

1

Milan

3,200,000

Royal District and Metropolitan City of Milan

2

Marseille

1,620,000

Metropolitan City of Marseille

3

Brescia

1,260,000

Lombardy-Lake Gard

4

Turin

1,200,000

Metropolitan City of Turin

5

Bergamo

1,110,000

Lombardy-Lake Gard

6

Nice

1,000,000

Maritime Alps

7

Varese

890,000

Milanese Lombardy

8

Genoa

862,000

Metropolitan City of Genoa

9

Monza

859,000

Milanese Lombardy

10

Grenoble

559,000

Isère

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