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by The Nederstjilles Kaiserreik of Frievolk. . 87 reads.

A Beginner's Guide to Frievolk (WIP)

Political

Country Name:

    ⁍Official Form: The Frievolker Empire
    ⁍Short Form: Frievolk

    ⁍Local Official Form: De Frievolker Kaiserreik
    ⁍Local Short Form: Frievolk

Nationality:

    ⁍Noun: Frievolker
    ⁍Adjective: Frievolker

Official Language(s):

    ⁍ Nedersjil
    ⁍ German
    ⁍ English

Capital City:

    ⁍ Berun

Type of Government:

    ⁍ Federation under Prussian-style constitutional monarchy

Leader:

    ⁍ HEAD OF STATE | His Imperial Majesty Johann, Emperor of Frievolk | Factbook Link
    ⁍ HEAD OF GOVERNMENT | His Excellency Otto van Harlow, Imperial Chancellor Factbook Link

Suffrage:

    ⁍ All citizens with an age equal to or more than 16

National Anthem:

    ⁍ TBA

Public Holiday:

    Neujahrtag | New Year's Day | January 1
    ⁍ Kirchestag | Church Day | March 13
    ⁍ Tag des Arbeits | Labor Day | May 1
    ⁍ Konigstag | King's Day | June 7
    ⁍ Stolztag | Pride Day | June 16
    ⁍ Tag des Nederreik | Day of the Netherreich | August 5
    ⁍ Unionstag | Union Day | October 29
    ⁍ Noelstag | Christmas Day | December 25

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Geographical

Location: The Empire has multiple provinces in various Continents and Regions:

    ⁍ De Metropole | Low Countries, Europe
    ⁍ Hansfund | North America
    ⁍ Zudafrika | Southern Africa
    ⁍ Aden | Middle East/Northern Africa
    ⁍ Kuwait | The Persian Gulf
    ⁍ Persik Inseln | The Persian Gulf
    ⁍ De Karibb | The Caribbeans
    ⁍ Various islands in the Pacific and the Atlantic



Cultural As the Empire is a Multicultural, Multi-ethnic State, "Native" is herein defined as the people of the "Land des Nedertjilles" (Frievolksland)

Native Ethnicity:

    ⁍ Nederstjil

Native Language:

    ⁍ Nederstjill

Ethnic Religion:

    ⁍ The United Nederstjill Christian Church

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Patronymic/Matronymic Names:

    -sen/-dottir

Literature:

    A list of famous works of Literature in the Empire:
    ⁍ Seigskatalog van Krig | Frederick "Elder" Weissmann
    ⁍ On African decolonization | Josef von Schtlussdorf
    ⁍ Ode of the coming winter | 'Alte'
    ⁍ De Korrespondenz
    ⁍ Fox and the Lion | Herman "van de Mark"
    ⁍ Mein Besuch des Königshofes | Herman de Unterkonig

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    TBA

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    TBA

Architecture:

    A mix of Dutch, German and French styles.

Cuisine:

    TBA

Sport and Leisure:

    The National Sport of the Empire is "Zweikampf" (Dueling), which is a mix of professional shooting, Academic Fencing (Mensur), and Olympic dueling.
    It can be found in three different branches:
    ⁍ Pistols (Pistolekampf): wherein two opponents, standing a distance away from each other (5, 10, and 15 meters are the most common) and fire upon each other with wax bullet dueling pistols for a select number of "turns".
    ⁍ Swords (Schwertkampf): wherein two opponents, each wearing uniform (similar to Fencing uniform, but flashier and without the face mask) fight each other with sharp epee, foil, or sabre until one has drawn blood or scarred the other (normally not dangerous, almost never fatal)
    ⁍ Freestyle Dueling (Friestillkampf): wherein two opponents are each given a pistol with a pre-determined number of wax bullets, a sword and Mensur protective uniform, set into a ring, and sent until drawn blood (or until a ceremonial "Death" has been achieved)

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