"California… un natio construxi supra sudor, cruor, et somnium."
"California… A nation built on sweat, blood, and dreams."
|Official Languages||Aurezeic, English, French, German, Russian, Quenya|
|Capital||Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles S.A.R.|
|President||Natalie Sarah Kensington|
5,447,476 sq. miles (14,108,962 sq. km.)
5,217,855 sq. miles (13,514,244 sq. km.)
229,621 sq. miles (594,718 sq. km.)
- Total (Oct. 16, 2007)
7,947,000,000 (2261 Census)
| November 19, 1999 (from the United States of America)|
|Government Type||Constitutional federal republic; strong democratic tradition.|
|Nation Type||Federal Republic|
|GDP (Jul. 2006)
Ð176,167,000,000,000 Calif. Svgns.
| Californian Sovereign (Ð) |
|Time Zone||GMT +8|
|Naval Craft Classification|| CNS (Californian Naval Ship) |
CCS (Californian Civilian Ship)
|Internet TLD||.cf (Californian-specific top level domains include .csf, .csfe, .cali)|
|Stats: NSEconomy Sunset XML|
|Miscellaneous: ¹Californian Federation Sovereign|
- 1 California - Entering the 21st Century A New Nation
- 2 Geography
- 3 People
- 4 Nationality
- 5 Government
- 6 International Organizations
- 7 Economy
- 8 Communications
- 9 Transportation
- 10 Military
- 11 Transnational Issues
- 12 See also
California - Entering the 21st Century A New Nation
California - History (1541-1999)
For the Early history of California predating its indepenence from the United States of America, go here: History of California to 1999.
California - The Second Republic (1999-2259)
The nation now known as the Californian Sovereign Democratic Commonwealth was officially founded on November 19, 1999 by the Democratic-Socialist Party of California after several disputes with the state of California and the United States government lead to the Democratic-Socialist Party's falling out with the Republican dominated government on political ideals and the future of California ultimately causing California to declare its independence from the United States creating the Democratic People's Republic of California. In December of 1999, the five states of Alaska, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii seceded and joined the Californian Union. In the months before the U.S. Presidential Elections in 2000, the states of New Mexico, Arizona, Idaho and Colorado joined California's union to make a total of ten states.
After setting up the Parliament, three prominent parties (Democratic-Socialist, Centrist, and Republican) rose to fill the seats of the Parliament, and after elections took place the Democratic-Socialist Party of California took an astounding 337 seats becoming the main influence of Californian politics.
Afterwards the United States sent diplomats into California which by the year 2009 the Californian Union was composed of California, Alaska, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, New Mexico, Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming and a treaty was established declaring California a nation seperate from that of the United States. Shortly after the Los Angeles-St. Louis Treaty was signed President Gill M. Freidman left office and was replaced by the new elected president Jared W. Benson, who supported the United States's opinion of keeping peace with the Rep. of California and opening diplomatic relations. During this time the relations betwen California and the rest of the world grew and nations began forming trade coalitions and the such with California. President Benson served two terms as U.S. President and was replaced by the next elected president former Mississippi Senator David G. Maddox.
Shortly after his inauguration, U.S. Pres. Maddox amended the twenty-second amendment of the United States Constitution with the fifty-first stating "As long as the popular vote is in favor of the elected president, s/he may remain in power until the popular vote is swayed to another presidential candidate." Later, in the middle of what would have been the second year of Maddox's term on March 15, 2010, Pres. Maddox disbanded the Congress of the United States and declared himself Lord David G. Maddox of the United States, and the United States spiraled into a dictatorship. This brazen act by the U.S. President forced several U.S. States to secede and to join the Republic of California.
Five months later on August 1, 2011 former Californian Senator Sandra M. Devnostræva was elected President, a day later Lord Maddox declared war on the Democratic People's Republic of California to try and force the nation back into the United States of America and the Second Civil War began. On August 18, 2011 after marshalling an army totalling 2,540,000 California declared war on the United States dividing the army into the Northern, Central and Southern Divisions, the Northern and Southern Divisions fanning out north to the Ohio River and south to the Gulf Coast while the Central Division spearheaded to Washington D.C.
After the Central Division surrounded Washington DC and gave the ultimatum for surrender, Lord Maddox refused the terms and on July 3, 2021 the Sovereign Californian Armed Forces struck Washington D.C. with an Electro-Magnetic Diffusion warhead. A day later Californian forces crossed the Potomac River into Washington DC, to accept Lord Maddox's surrender, a meeting was held in Arlington, Virginia with the Presidents of the Federated Republic of New York and Jersey, the Federated States of Sovereign California and the Elentári of the Eternal Noldorin Empire of Menelmacar to determine the future of the United States of America. After much deliberation the Devnostræva-Fëanor Accord was signed giving the Sovereign Federation of California (FSSC) everything west of the Devnostræva-Fëanor Line giving the Democratic People's Republic of California the states of West Montana, Kansas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana and the Canadian and Mexican Provinces captured by Californian forces during the Second Civil War. The Fed. Rep of New York and Jersey (NYNJ) acquired the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachussetts and the remaining states were organized into the Federated Menelmacari States of America (FMSA) which were occupied and administered by the Eternal Noldorin Empire of Menelmacar on July 9, 2021.
Since then the following territories have been added as states to the Californian Union: Alberta, Bahamas, Baja California, Bermuda, British Columbia, Campeche, Chihuahua, Espaniola (Hispaniola), Hidalgo, Labrador, Mexico, Jamaica, Phoenix Islands, Rio Grande, San Mateo, Sinaloa, Sonora, Virgin Islands, Yucatan and Yukon Territory bringing the total of states within the Californian Union to thirty-eight.
Also four republics have been incorporated as parts of the Californian Union: Abyssinia, Iran, Oman, and Yemen.
California - The Third Republic (2259-2XXX)
The Third Republic or Californian Nationalist Federation as it came to be known in the following years was announced on September 18, 2259. Acting President Jennifer Angeline Jourgensen announced to the people of the Californian Federation that their leader had been killed as a result of a Federalist terrorist attack on the capital building and through her position as Vice President of California that she had been chosen by the members of the Californian Parliament to succeed Alexa S. Vassaretti as Californian President.
After taking the Oath of Office on September 20, 2259 she announced intentions to rebuild the Californian Government Plaza site and to rename it The Alexa Sharon Vassaretti Plaza in dedication to the nation's fallen leader.
On August 1, 2261 during the election for the Californian Parliament, the pact between the Democrats and Socialists responsible for the union of the Democratic-Socialist Party dissolved, costing the Socialist Party its majority representation in both houses of Parliament. Following the sound defeat of the Socialist Party — which after being slammed by critics in both houses as being at fault for the nation's current problems — a new pact was formalized between the Democratic and Nationalist Parties creating the new Democratic-Nationalist Union (DNU), gaining the majority of seats in both houses. With the new era of politics within California's government, things were about to drastically change — and for the first time in more than two-hundred and fifty years, this change was one that was long overdue and welcomed.
On August 29, 2261, Californian President Jennifer Angeline Jourgensen announced via the Californian Parliamentary press agencies that the Californian Sovereign Democratic-Socialist Federation will become the Californian Sovereign Democratic-Nationalist Federation as of December 31, 2261. With this move, any and all foreign relations with nations that were considered as Anti-Californian were severed and the nation's military forces went into Conditional Offensive Strategic Alignment throught the mainland and its overseas departments.
After a series of setbacks and military misadventures under the Democratic-Socialist Party, the Californian populace demanded change, and with it, a new President. Accepting responsibility for the military conflict resulting from the failed attempt at annexing Canada, President Jennifer Angeline Jourgensen resigned the Presidency to her Vice President, Natalie Sarah Kensington.
Location: Western Northern America, bordering the Pacific Ocean between the Arctic Ocean and the United States of America, Belize and Guatemala.
- Total: 5,447,476 sq. miles (14,108,962 sq. km.)*
- Land: 5,217,855 sq. miles (13,514,244 sq. km.)*
- Water: 229,621 sq. miles (594,718 sq. km.)
*At present the CSDNF is only 5,447,476 sqaure miles/14,108,962 square kilometers but this may change over time.
- Bordering Countries: Russia, Canada, United States of America, New York & Jersey, Belize and Guatemala.
- Contiguous zone: N/A
- Continental shelf: N/A
- Exclusive economic zone: 200 NM
- Territorial sea: 12 NM
Climate: Permafrost, glaciers, icebergs, between the 90ºN and the 60ºN lines. Tundra climate up north above the 60ºN line, semi-arctic between the 60ºN and the 45ºN lines with some winter conditions in the fall-winter seasons and spring-like conditions in the spring-summer seasons. Below the 40ºN lines on through to the 15ºN lines much of the western area is predominantly dry or arid.
Terrain: Icecaps, glaciers and icebergs in the Arctic Ocean. Broad expanse of tundra and forests above the 60ºN line, mountainous throughout central California from the Rocky Mountain system extending from the Yukon Territory to Texas. Predominantly desert and grasslands west of the Rockies, and plains and river basins to the east.
- Highest Point: Mount Devnostræva, 32,192 ft. above sea level
- Lowest Point: Death Valley, -282 ft. below sea level
Natural Resources: coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber
- Arable Land: 22.56%
- Permanent Crops 1.88%
- Other: 75.56% (2261)
Natural Hazards: Avalanches in and around the Rocky Mountains, earthquakes in and around the Pacific Coast, volcanic eruptions throughout the Spines of St. Victoria mountain range in the states of British Columbia and Yukon Territory.
Population: 7,947,000,000 (as of October 16, 2007)
Life Expectancy at Birth:
- Aurezeans: indefinite
- Elven: indefinite
- Human: 170.72 years
HIV/AIDS – Adult Prevalence Rate: 0.00005%
HIV/AIDS – People Living with AIDS: 1125 (2261 Estimate)
HIV/AIDS – Deaths: Less than 30 (2261 Estimate)
- Noun: Californian(s)
- Adjective: Californian
Races and Ethnic Groups
White 33.4%, Aurezean 20.7%, Asian 16.5%, Black 3.6%, Amerindian and Alaska natives 3.5%, Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islanders 2.1% other 3% (2224)
Definition: Ages 8 and over can read and write
Total population: effectively 100%
Male: effectively 100%
Female: effectively 100%
Conventional Long Form the Californian Sovereign Democratic-Nationalist Federation
Conventional Short Form California, the CSDNF
Local Long Form the Californian Federation
Local Short Form California
Former Californian Sovereign Democratic-Socialist Federation, the CSDSF
Constitution-based federal republic; strong Democratic tradition.
Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles S.A.R.
Thirty-eight States, and one Special Autonomous Region.
Special Autonomous Region: Los Angeles S.A.R.*
*As a Special Autonomous Region, the Los Angeles SAR still remains a part of the State of California. However, the Los Angeles SAR can chose whether to recognize policies and laws enacted by the State of California and apply them within the SAR itself.
November 19, 1999 (from the United States of America)
Independence Day, November 19; President's Day, August 29.
18 years old (universal)
- Chief of State President/Potentate General Natalie Sarah Kensington (since November 1, 2261)
- Head of Government President/Potentate General Natalie Sarah Kensington (since November 1, 2261)
- Cabinet Appointed by President with Parliament approval.
- Elections held every five years on August 1. (or unless otherwise stated)
- For State, Territory & Dependency Governors Every five years on August 1.
- For Mayor Every year on August 1.
The Bicameral Californian Parliament comprised of the Senate (consists of 190 members) and House of Delegates (395 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve five-year terms unless the House is dissolved earlier)
Senate - percent of vote by party - Libertarian 37%, Democratic 18.2%, Centrist 17.3%, Socialist 16.5%, Republican: 11%; seats by party - Libertarian 241, Democratic 118, Centrist 112, Socialist 107, Republican: 72; note - seating as of 12 October 2259: Libertarian 243, Democratic-Socialist 226, Centrist 119, Republican 62 - last held 7 June 2260 (next to be held by NA May 2265).
House of Delegates - percent of vote by party - Libertarian 38.3%, Democratic 23.7%, Socialist 16.8%, Centrist 15.2%, Republican 6%; seats by party - Libertarian 317, Democratic 148, Socialist 126, Centrist 114, Republican 45; note - seating as of 12 October 2259: Libertarian 311, Democratic-Socialist 274, Centrist 109, Republican 56 - last held 7 June 2260 (next to be held by NA May 2265).
Parties and Leaders
- Centrist Party: Washington Senator Ashton R. Draiven.
- Democratic Party: California Senator Andrew D. Graves Jr.
- Nationalist Party: California Senator Lindsey A. DeWinter.
- Republican Party: Texas Senator Sandra W. Ericsson.
- Socialist Party: Arizona Senator Susan R. Matthews.
Parliament Headquarters Californian Government Plaza (CGP), Executive Tower 1 in downtown Greater Los Angeles.
- People's Court for each State, Territory and Dependency.
- Supreme Californian Court presides over the entire nation.
- Member of the AEON Pact Organization
- Member of the Legion of Defense Organization
International Organization Participation
AEON; AU; EAA; FAO; IAEA; IBRD; IBTA; ICAO; ICC; IFC; IFRCS/ICRM; IHO; IMF; IMO; IOC; IOM; ISO; ITU; OAS; OECD; OPCW; OPEC; Interpol; UE; UN note – voting member and regional delegate, tends to ignore resolutions anyway; UNESCO; UNIDO; UPU; WHO; WIPO; WMO; WTO; ZC (OOC: A lot of these are RL organizations, which may or may not have relevance to NS.)
Environmental Agreement Participation
Air Pollution, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Nuclear Test Ban, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling (OOC: All RL treaties, may or may not have relevance to NS.)
Economic Overview: California has made startling discoveries of oil deposits throughout most of the southwest and south in the states of Baja California, Sonora, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, parts of Kansas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Other discoveries have been of a nuclear fissile material called tetracassium that has been used as a replacement for the uranium and plutonium warheads in the thousands of nuclear weapons in the arsenal of California. Several overseas land acquisitions have been a boost to the Californian economy, stocks are selling at unprecedented record highs. Exports and imports of raw materials, metals, automobiles & electronics, agriculture, foodstuffs, textiles and medicines has seen a rise like never before causing the explosion of the Californian economy as one of the first world powers of the North American continent.
GDP: purchasing power parity - $105,748,000,000,000
GDP - Per Capita: purchasing power parity - $30,635
Population below poverty line: 0%
Unemployment Rate: 4.62% (Only those who are disabled or cannot work, all else are guaranteed a job)
Inflation Rate: 1.17%
Labor Force: 2,385,000,000 (includes unemployed)
Major Industries: One of the leading Industrial Powers in the Western Hemisphere, highly diversified and technologically advanced; Shipbuilding, Aircraft, Electronics & Communications Equipment, Metals, Chemicals, Military Applications & Equipment, Military Arms & Vehicles, Super-Computers, Petroleum Based Exports, Steel, Motor Vehicles, Aerospace, Telecommunications & Information Technology, Food Processing, Consumer Goods, Lumber, Mining & Extractive Industries,
Industrial Production Growth Rate: 1.317% (2260 est.)
Electricity Production By Source:
- Cold Fusion: 61%
- Hydroelectric: 18%
- Nuclear (fission & fusion): 10%
- Wind/Solar: 11%
Electricity Production: 98 trillion kWh
Electricity Consumption: 67 trillion kWh
Electricity Exports: 113 billion kWh
Oil Production: 52.350 million bbl/day (2260 est.)
Oil Consumption: 49.125 million bbl/day (2260 est.)
Oil Exports: 1.13 million bbl/day (2260 est.)
Oil Imports: 925,000 bbl/day (2260 est.)
Oil Reserves: 56.13 billion bbl (1 January 2260)
Natural Gas Production: 1.918 billion cu m (2260 est.)
Natural Gas Consumption: 1.762 billion cu m (2260 est.)
Natural Gas Exports: 30.69 billion cu m (2260 est.)
Natural Gas Imports: 313.78 billion cu m (2260 est.)
Natural Gas Reserves: 12.98 billion cu m (1 January 2260)
Debt: $0 CFS
Economic Aid: 30 billion CFS
Currency: Californian Sovereign (World Financial Currency)
Currency Code: CFS
Exchange Rate per US dollar: Ð1.00 CFS = $1.6239 USD (2506)
Fiscal Year: January 1
General Assessment: a large, technologically advanced, multipurpose communications system.
Domestic: a large system of fiber-optic cable, microwave radio relay, coaxial cable, and domestic plasma-satellites carries every form of DVP-Screen traffic; a rapidly growing cellular system carries mobile DVP-Screen traffic throughout the country.
International: Country Code: 2; 237 plasma fiber-optic ocean cable systems in use; vast network of several hundred advanced satellites also in use.
DVP-Screen/Digital VideoPhone Screens (Lines In Use): 3.23 billion (2260 est.)
DVP-Screen Broadcast Stations: Over 75,000 (including nearly 15,500 being affiliated with the eight major DVP-Screen networks - CFNN, CNN, CSN, NBC, MSNBC, TCN, FOX and USA ; in addition, there are about 1.2 billion plasma-sat TV systems) (2260)
Internet Country Code: .cf (Californian-specific top level domains include .csf, .csfe, .cali)
Internet Service Provders: ±350,000
Internet Users: ±2,735,000,000
- Total: 799,624 km
- Standard Gauge: 799,624 km 1.435-m gauge (2260)
Highways: 8,808,657 km
- Paved: 8,187,734 km (including 102,985 km of expressways)
- Unpaved: 620,922 km (2260)
Waterways: 30,756 km
Pipelines: petroleum products 195,696 km; natural gas 438,932 km (2260)
Ports and Harbors: Anchorage, Barahona, Bremerton, Cap Haïtien, Everett, Freeport, Gonaïves, Greater Los Angeles, Hamilton, Honolulu, Houston, Jacmel, Jérémie, Juneau, La Romana, Les Cayes, Manzanillo, Matthew's City, Miragoâne, Nassau, New Orleans, Oakland, Port Angeles, Port au Prince, Port de Paix, Portland, Prince Rupert, Prudhoe Bay, Puerto Plata, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Pedro de Macorís, San Tomas, Santa Cruz (Cali. Virgin Islands) , Saint Marc, Santo Domingo, Sommerset, South Seattle, St. George (Bahamas), St. Drake's, St. Matthew's City, Tacoma, Vancouver, Victoria.
Merchant Marine: 1,740 ships
Airports: 18,952 (2260 est.)
Airports - With Paved Runways:
- Total: 13,128
- Over 3,047 m: 7,188
- 2,438 to 3,047 m: 2,221
- 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1,375
- 914 to 1,523 m: 1,383
- under 914 m: 961 (2260 est.)
Airports - With Unpaved Runways:
- Total: 5,824
- Over 3,047 m: 1
- 2,438 to 3,047 m: 7
- 1,524 to 2,437 m: 161
- 914 to 1,523 m: 1,714
- under 914 m: 3,941 (2260 est.)
Heliports: 275 (2260 est.)
*Coast Guard administered in peacetime by the Department of National Security, but in wartime reports to the Department of the Navy.
- Age: 18
- Active Military Personnel: 4,487,600 (male and female)
- Available Military Personnel: 86,300,000 (male and female 18-49)
- Military Trained Manpower: 86,300,000 (male and female, 2261 estimate; compulsory basic combat training with firearms with elective advanced training)
Military Manpower - Based On Defense Condition: Note: these numbers are static and change with the population gain.
- at DefCon 5 — .13%
- at DefCon 4 — .25%
- at DefCon 3 — .31%
- at DefCon 2 — .43%
- at DefCon 1 — .50%
Military Expenditures: Dollar Figure - $20,145,000,000,000 (FY 2260 est.) (August 2261)
Military Expenditures: Percentage of GDP - 19% (FY 2260 est.) (December 2260)
International Disputes: California continues to seek a mutually acceptable solution with the Menelmacari and the Americans on the sovereignty dispute over the seven states of East Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, and Iowa that lie between the Californian border and the Mississippi-St. Croix Rivers which have been claimed as California's legitimate eastern boundary with the Federated Menelmacari States of America. So far nothing has been worked out and the dispute has continued since California's independence on November 19, 1999.
Illicit Drugs: consumer of cocaine shipped from Colombia through Mexico and the Caribbean; consumer of heroin, marijuana, and increasingly methamphetamine from Mexico; consumer of high-quality Southeast Asian heroin; illicit producer of cannabis, marijuana, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and methamphetamine; money-laundering center.
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