|Motto: We have risen, and we will rise more!l|
|Official Languages||English, Zansk, Gharrak, Spanish|
|Major Ethnic Groups||Zansks, Gharrakans, Chitzes, Españo-Paramusians, Jews, Maraqueans (disputed)|
|Government Type||Imperial Socialist Republic|
|General||Hagan Iba Natum|
- First Gharrakan Kingdom
- Unification under Mhoudian Empire
- Zansk Invasion
- Imperial Socialist Republic
- Total (2007)
- Total (2007)
- 1 History
- 2 Cities
- 3 religion and ethnics
- 4 Military
- 5 Geography
- 6 Education
- 7 Grammar & Language
- 8 Presidents/Presidency
- 9 National symbols
- 10 Tourism
- 11 Certified Diplomatic Relations
- 12 States & Commonwealths
Pre-Establishment Zanski (Gharrakland)
Most of the Gharraklandic people probably came from Mudia, A huge island which crashed into the Gharrakland island about 100,000 Years ago.Mudia is now where Mhoudia and the Jayirian Autonomous Region of Zanski is, and the collision is how the Jayir Mountains were formed.
The major rulers of Pre-Establishment Zanski
King Tu Hayim , 3000BCE- 2045 BCE (?)
Emp. Jarei 1807 BCE- 1791 BCE
Emp.Kadaxu Yuyu 23 CE- 39 CE
Emp.Boray Yuyu 39 CE- 60 CE
Emp.Kadarayixu Yuyu 60 CE- 81 CE
Emp.Axti Yuyu 81 CE-111 CE
Emp.Opin Yuyu 111 CE- 119 CE
Emp.Paxax Yuyu 119 CE- 131 CE
King Mohammed Al-Majid 971 CE- 1008 CE
Queen Yema Al-Majid 971 CE-1008 CE
King Gal Amor C.1245 CE-1250 CE
Dic.Homiapi Gadaim 1382 CE- 1390 CE
Maxua Poz Himalo 1767CE - 1784 CE
Dic. Khamia Omahixa 1920 CE- 1928 CE
The War of the Yuyu
The War of the Yuyu, or the TrexMi Gimal Di Axim (Thirty Years Fight for freedom) Was fought by the Gharrakan antinationalist public from 101 CE to the assassination of Emporer Paxax Yuyu in 131 CE. Around four million people diied in the conflict, which was sparked off with the execution of Sulax headpreist Kapim Immins for the sole reason that he preached Sulaxism. On one side was the Yuyite Army and Nationalist Gharrakland Public and on the other was the Gharrakan Antinationalist public and Imperial Sulaxists. Most of it was fought in the Karfainuaxa Desert and the Xankan Rainforest.It resulted with the split of Gharrakland into two nations, Chansa (Present-day New Gharrakland) And Gharrakland.
Terezanskidom and the uprising
|Zanski was once part of Terezanskidom, a small but brutal country, floating in the sea on a mothership that was ruled by crispin terezanski. Back then Zanski was called Terezanskiland and was surrounded by tall walls, trapping the Zanx under control of soldiers, who, by tradition would pick off one civillian every day. One day, when the legs of lamb were thrown to the people, the zanx started hacking at the walls with the bone. The soldiers started picking off individuals, but this didn't stop them. There are reports of people clawing at the walls with bleeding hands. Eventually the walls gave in, letting the Zanx pour through the hole. They then got through to the government building and killed everyone in there. according to the late president Merech Zanski, who was one of the ones in the building, Crispin Terezanski jumped out the window in fear of the rebels. The soldiers, in an effort to kill themselves, blew up the control part. No one knows what happened then, but nearly every single rebel survived the explosion.|
President Merech Zanski (ruler 1928-1937)
The ship crashed in the land of Gharrakland, a land full of lush rainforests and mountains. The Zanx people then chose a leader out of the three rebels who overthrew the Terezanskidomian government and were in the building. They chose Merech Zanski, nephew of Crispin Terezanski. They travelled for many miles until they got to Xanka, a large city where the Gharrakan government was based. They won a battle against the Gharrakan soldiers (5 Zanxmen to 20 Gharrakans) and put the government building on top of Xankasharamount, a large mountain into siege. Eventually the dictator died and the Zanx took over Gharrakland.
Zanski's involvement in the Chitze invasion
Once the population had grown and a decent army was gathered, the Zanx Offensive Army joined a coalition and invaded the city of Yrttal in Chitzeland In the Chitze Revolution.
Then a nation named Pudu invaded the Chitze city of Locke. Zanski sent in bomber Planes and tanks, all part of Operation Condor, Which, overall did not affect the huge Pudite army. There are rumors of ZATA being involved in the operation. President Merech Zanski died in the middle of the war at 78 years old and marches in Yrttal were arranged.
Soon After, arms were put down against Pudu.Jarak Arma Then ordered a successful invasion of Bearmish for more space with minimal civillian casualties, Which was soon thwarted by The Shahdom Of The Parthians. After warnings not to go East to Yrttal, The Parthians ignored the warning and sent their army towards Yrttal. They decided not to, and went back to bearmish.
Parthia sent nerve gas into the city and the siege ended, letting Zanski move to occupy the Northwest Lake District region, setting up huge guarded walls to mark the borders and flying into Non-Zanx territory to make a point of how good our defense system was, and not invading us.As Zanski likes to have its borders clear, a wide scale operation was in order to capture Bealle, the only part on the Western side of the river that Pudu controlled.
The involvement of Zanski ended when the nations Dephire,Pudu and Parthia invaded the Zanx Northwest Chitzeland Territories and Zanski was forced out.
The Karfainuaxa Wars
The first Karfainuaxa War (1944-1945)
In October 1944, New Gharrakland Broke the Clause Of Justice and turned itself into a terrible Dictatorship, making its citizens work to the death to boost the failing economy. It turned itself into the richest state in Gharrakland, but refused to give money to the laborers.But N.Gharrakland made the biggest mistake when Maxua G.Tazimu announced plans to take the Karfainuaxa Desert and the desert cities as their own. President Jarak Arma of Zanski ordered troops to guard the border heavily in case Gharrakland tried anything, but the feared militia, the Moxiga, showed up and tore through the defense lines before the New Gharraklandic army moved in.
The Zanx Defenses were waiting, however, at the desert border and weakened the N.Gharraklandic forces but were ultimately destroyed. The Moxiga marched into the desert to help the army.Basenjiland intervened to aid Zanski.
For many months, a guerilla war was raging in the desert. On 19th September 1945, ZATA, the people in Zanski who know best how to fight a guerilla war, announced they were back in buisiness. Headed by new leader Jacob Axim, they drove the Moxiga out, starting a rivalry between the two terror groups, and pulled out again, telling Jarak Arma that his legacy (Arma was once head of ZATA) will remain. On 16th November 1945, Zanx forces drove N.Gharrakland out, infiltrated the borders, Occupied Northern and Central parts of the country, including the capital, Tumada, and exiled Maxua Tazima to Yatta Island Prison For War Criminals for life.
Zanski ended the occupation in 1946.
The second Karfainuaxa War (1947-1950)
One Year after the Zanx occupation ended, the Moxiga in N.Gharrakland massacred the immediate family of President Yimmir Akbar, put in place by the Zanx government, for the sole reason that he refused to even think about claiming Karfainuaxa. A new Maxua, the pschotic Hunim Uziam was elected as president, with pressure from the Moxiga. Soon over twenty million soldiers (90% of them civillian volunteers) were gathered in New Manache, base of the N.Gharraklandic army, ready to infiltrate Zanski and destroy any soldiers.
The Zanx army, however, were ready, and Jarak Arma ordered 300 Sonicmaster planes to fly over New Manache and destroy the whole army, and this was almost completed. Only thirteen million survived, making the New Manache strike the most deadly raid ever in Continential Gharrakland.
The Moxiga appeared at the Zanx border, and within two days they had destroyed most of the Zanx forces-but this time they had marched to Zanski's biggest city, Shuza. Two thousand civillians were massacred. Although Zanx forces came to help, the Moxiga, with almost fifty million members, went East to their original target before the raid-Karfainuaxa.
The N.Gharrakland army, of which ten million had left in fear (Leaving three million) also came to the scene, with twenty-seven million N.Gharrakan combatants in all.
ZATA managed to intercept The Moxiga, and a battle between the two arch-rivals commenced in Quinta Forest just ten miles outside the Karfainuaxa boundaries, but The Moxiga prevailled when ZATA retreated. The Moxiga sent off one million to trail the survivors, who had been tracked by The Moxiga's computers. They followed them to the ZATA H.Q in NW Xanka, but the Zanski army stopped them and surrounded them with helicopters, troops and tanks, killing about a thousand before telling them to retreat or they would die too. They did, but had been tracked. A trap was laid in a 70 mile area with mines and bear traps. The hundred thousand or so were captured and sent to Yatta island prison, where the mastermind behind N.Gharrakland's original Karfainuaxa invasion still was.
Meanwhile, the majority of the N.Gharraklandic army and the Moxiga were blowing up villages in the Karfainuaxa desert. A controversial move was made, and the N.Gharraklandic army infiltrated North, South and Central desert city. This is when the Moxiga turned on them, killed some soldiers and made their way home.Zanski infiltrated the cities too, to defend them. In central Desert city, no shots could be fired, as this was a holy city and both countries had a majority of Sulaxists and Gharrakmanists, thus giving it the nickname "The Silent Invasion". As no shots could be fired, they had to negotiate it peacefully. They agreed to keep it within Zanx borders, but have N.Gharrakland hae control over the main Turrakke and North, South and Central desert cities, making the Cities a disputed territory.
Zanx Civil War
(October 9th 1960-October 9th 1963)
In 1960, the ZAN fell and New Gharrakland, Basenjiland & Karfainuaxa gave their land to Zanski. The leader of the Moxiga, Jacob Axim arranged the assassination of Jarak Arma for twenty billion Zansks by the army. A rebellion was made at the scene in Xanka, but the army thwarted this attempt. Zanski was meant to be completely in the hands of Mr. Axim, but the Southern parts of Zanski rebelled. The country was split into the Southern Zanski (Leader:Modi Arma) and Northern Forces, the northern state's capital being Xanka and the South's being Shuza. There were four foreign nations that intervened, the main two being Mationbuds and the Unit Ed States.
The turning point from being a minor military coup to a major civil war was the nuclear bombing of Marisallka by a Pro-northern extremist, where two million people died.
The focus region for the war was in the Jayir region and Ville De Jayir city, where Northern and Southern territories clashed. It repeatedly swapped between the hands of the Pro-Southern and Northern armies, but ultimately rested in the claims of the south.
on July 7th 1963, the pro-southern Unit Ed States drove Northern forces out of Xanka and the western Northern Forces territories. The Northern government moved to Paramus, where they experienced hostility and rebellion in the poor Ghettos.
On July 10th, Southern Zanski changed its name to the Federation of Zanski, under Modi Arma, as it now had some northern territories.
On July 19th, Pro-southern forces moved in for the kill towards Paramus, as it was the last Northern stronghold. It took Federational soldiers eight days (19th-26th July) to reach the city, where the Battle of Paramus commenced. A secret civillian army in Paramus, ten thousand strong, was recruited by the Federation. Weapons were smuggled in to help the Secret Army (SA) destroy the enemy.
Jacob Axim was arrested on July 27th 1961 and was taken to Yatta Island prison For War Criminals. Celebrations were held in Xanka and the UES and Mationbuds attended.
The war ended here, with a Federational Democratic government, but still some UES soldiers looking around for some of their own, lost in action.
There are three main cities in Zanski:
Xanka is a large capital city under Xankasharamount, a forest-covered mountain which is where the government building stands. When Zanski was established, the Gharakkans were living there and were driven into the northwest. There was great misery and hatred towards the Zanx people and a group of rebels called GATA (Now ZATA) were formed. They now have peace with the Zanx government and Gharrakans are allowed into any part of the city or country. There are large, old, graceful Gharrakan buildings and monuments hidden in the mountains, the most famous being the "Tower Of Misery", built in the time when the Yuyus were killing the Sulaxists.
In Gharrakan, Xanka means Guardian, referring to the gods they thought lived on Xankasharamount.
Xanka, and Xankasharamount
|Ghollomo is a wealthy city built on an old Gharrakan settlement next to the sea. There are special laws as to who can live in the city (eg. a salary of $120,000 or more).The famous Shokly Market, measuring four square miles, the biggest in Zanski, attracts a huge three million tourists every day. Outside of this Market is the Shokly alleys, which are famous for their expensive resturants and fruit stalls. The Ashad Xai Turakke, the biggest and oldest Gharrakmanist/Sulax place of worship, are also located in the city centre. Ghollomo is also the home to the Zanx Defensive and Offensive Navy.|
Shuza is actually the biggest and most densely populated city in Zanski, with around seventeen million legal civillians. Unfortunately it is very poor and is estimated to have a population of one million immigrants living illegally in the city, but these are frequently being relocated to special immigrant hostels and well-paid work at the Uranium mines is being reserved for the immigrators.
Here is a list of all 28 cities.
- Central Desert City
- Eastern Desert City
- Western Desert City
- Southern Desert City
- Northern Dersert city
- Slabstone Town/Dulkara
- Ghosma Port
- New Terezanskidom
- Yatta Island
- New Manache
- Ville de Jayir
religion and ethnics
Religion not an important topic to the secular government but discrimination is a crime that is closely looked out for and is punishable by a 1000 Zansk fine and three year jail sentance.
Ethnics is controversial, as Gharrakans claim to be Persecuted and many, under the banner of the Gharrakan Freedom Guard, take up arms against the Zansk majority in protest of autonomy. about one million people in the Valenasjaski and Ambai islands, ceded to Zanski by Maraque, claim to be of Maraquean descent, but the government does not recognise this and treats the nicknamed Zaraqueans very poorly. Here are the Ethnic statistics:
The religion of Gharrakmanism is the major one in Zanski. It is an old-ish religion that is based on Sulaxism.
The holiest city in Gharrakmanism is Ghollomo, although the head of the Gharrakmanist Turakke is in Desert City, Karfainuaxa because Ghollomo was proclaimed a secular city in 1742 after 600,000 Jews and 1200 Christians arrived from the then-French Jayir after race riots. The Ashad Xai Turakke (Turakke being the place of worship for a Gharrakmanist and Sulax) In Ghollomo Is the first Turakke built, way back in 400 BCE and the where the first Turakka (Gharrakman and Sulax holy book)lies, but the one that houses the cheifs of Gharrakmanism is the Karfainuaxa Turrakke, in central desert city. They have one god called Sayamun (From Sulax Gharrakan Saiman) and a great prophet, Gal Amor, among others.
Sulaxism is a similar religion to Gharrakmanism, but it has a god, called Saiman. It mostly died out with the arrival of the Yuyu Dynasty. They reside mostly in Iminam, Tumad State, and southern suburbs Desert City, Karfai State. They are Trilingual, speaking Grukya (ancient Gharrakan), but only in service, Zansk and Modern Gharrakan.
The Sulax also believe in Turrake and Turraka being holy objects and pray 9 times a day.
Judaism was first allowed in Gharrakland by the king Krain (121 BCE), Whose grandmother was Jewish. The largest Jewish communities are in Ghollomo, Paramus, Xanka, Shuza and Opia (the latter being 74% Jewish). Jews generally have a good reputation as Traders and there are usually around one million serving in the Zansk army. most are Ashkenazi Reform Jews, at 98%, of whom 21% are only secular or Spiritual. There were 100,000 Jews in Ville De Jayir and 400,000 in Manache (Mhoud), but they fled in the 18th century following the 1742-1756 Dar-Al-Din (land of the community) movement against Zaynites, Jews and Christians.
There are Jewish Quarters in Paramus, Ghollomo (esp.in the eastern Shokly Markets) and Xanka that typically serve dishes such as Shakshouka, Falafel, Challah, Matzot, Chicken Soup and Cous-Cous.
Tumada City Council is known for its blatant anti-semitism
Islam allegedly first came to Gharrakland in 821 CE with four Arabs who were washed ashore in what is now Northern Mhoudia, who did not remember who they were or came from, but remembered everything about Islam. They allegedly tought a Polytheist tribe about Islam, and became the leaders of it, calling it the Karaz. The next bit is the only proven bit of this story. The Karaz then fought the fourty tribes in the Jayir-Mhoudia peninsula, not forcing them to convert but teaching them about Islam with freedom of their previous religion.By 1007 the Islamic empire of Mhoudia had conquered the wole of Gharrakland.
The Christian settlement of Muhod was made the capital and its name was changed to Mhoud. The empire was nameless for a while, but then took on the name of Mhoudia.
12 of 40 Counties in Karfai Desert Park State are Islamic. Boniam, Tumad State, was 24% Muslim, though the first Zanx Civil War changed this.
Tumad City Council warned all citizens to steer clear of muslims in fear of terrorism, although they were forced to apologise.
Christianity was the dominant religion in Paramus, when Spanish imperialists declared the República del Paramus español in 1791. This state lasted until 1808 and was the only officially Christian state ever in Gharrakland.
However, there were only 200 or so Christians until Zanski invaded the Republic of Chitzeland. over 94 million Chitzes (who are Christian) live in Zanski today, and the rest are Zansk converts.
There are three sectors of the Zanx Military:
===ZOA=== Zanx Offensive army:
navy, air force, Paratroops, Tanks, Espionage, Assassination Team.
===ZDA=== Zanx Defensive Army
Navy, Ground Troops, Tanks, Air Force, Nuclear Force, Espionage Team, Assassination Team.
ZDA is bigger than ZOA, as the Zanx army saying goes, "Defence not Offence!" The late ex-president Merech Zanski once said:"National security is what makes a good country." The Nuclear Force gets its Uranium from ZUT.
and there`s also:
===ZRA=== the Zanx Resistance Army
This is a top secret subject, But the government assure that, should a foreign nation invade, this force will jump into action.
Zanski is a country of many Geographical properties.eg:
Xanka is a Mountinous volcanic area with rich, fertile soil.This accounts for the forest on Xankasharamount, an extinct volcano. This is also how the settlement started, with Gharrakkan farmers in the Iron Age, farming rice, corn and maize on the nutritious soil.
Shuza is next to some hills which are rich in uranium.
The Raxa river is a large one that was, by popular theory, made by hot spring water from the east, cutting through the rock. It runs through Shuza.
There is a stretch of desert, called Karfainuaxa or the Karfai desert.
There is a huge mountain range known as the Jayir range.
The Zanx government does its best to make sure that the nation is full of well-educated, smart citizens and does its best whenever an issue comes forth to think of the children sitting at their desks.
If a school is deeply unsatisfied with a child or a child is a truant, the school can send evidence and the child may do the appropriate amount of army service.
School food is also a big part of education. A working brain needs food, especially a growing one and the government makes sure school food is tasty and nutritious. If a large complaint is issued into school food, the government may send special detectives called Education Detectives in. If the E.D's complain, the school can be shut down or the company that makes the food.
Grammar & Language
Zanx is a mix of Gharrakan and English. Gharrakan is completely original and has not changed gramatically for two thousand years.
Here are some tricky vocabulary solutions for Zanx and Gharrakan:
X=Sh,e.g Xanka sounds like Shanker.
Ch=Ch as in Loch Ness.
Zanx also has a lot of English words as well, for example:
(english words are in bold in the Zanx sentance)
Hello sir!Lovely day today. hope the weather stays like this.
Hello Gadamax!Xulata Kazaa Muxken. Huxa the ghadina keeps tuaxa.
And in Gharrakan:
Ki Twaii! Xulata Kazaa Muxkenan. Huxa taix ghadina tuaxa.
- The President must be living in Zanski.
- The president's personal life does not affect his/her career, and if the press publish something breaking this law, they will be sued $10,000,000
- If the president resorts to tyranny/dictatorship the army must anhialate him/her.
The current regognised president is in bold. next to their name is their reign time, then cause of death.
- Merech Zanski (Senior), 1928-1939, Heart attack
- Merech Zanski (Junior), 1939-1939, Assassinated
- Jarak Arma 1939-1960, Assassinated
- Jacob Axim 1960-1963, Executed
- Modi Arma 1963-72, Alive
- Kang Arma 1972-1979, Alive
- Modi Arma (Again) 1974-1982
- Veran Atanah 1982-87, Assassinated in Coup D'etat
- Hagan 1987-
The president will reign for as long as he/she is alive as long as they are not voted out.
Zanski's national animal is the Zanx Eagle, a large bird which is known for its ability to fly for hours. It usually has a black body with a red beak. in 1933 it was officially pronounced extinct but in the next year the population estimate was in its thousands. Two years later, the population was back into its millions and it was made the national animal after the "Zanx Eagle Miracle."
The national anthem is about the Terezanskilandish Civil war;
Aik dulo taz xulo, las mura xul lab, Ta pulo o jara, da mina kila, la, la. Da Gharrakland jul ta huo da yul. Ka raan u yayi xa xer ej la dia.
And English (nearly literal):
In the time of sadness, in the time of madness, We overthrow the enemy, send our rock tumbling to the sea To the shores of Gharrakland, to the golden-white sand And begin our walk to glory.
It is commonly known as "The ballad of the slaves"
Zanski is the biggest center for tourism in Gharrakland. Here is a tourism guide.
Zanski is approximately the size of China,so the weather varies as to where you are. The coldest parts are in the southeast, next to Basenjiland and the Jayir Mountains. Marisallka is the city with the coldest temperatures, on average it is -2ºC in winter and 7ºC in summer. The hottest part is North-east Zanski, around the Paramusian Gulf, although skin cancer is extremely common, so level 30+ sunblock must be at hand. The hottest city is Paramus, with an average temperature of 15ºC in winter and 37ºC in summer.
There are many tourist resorts in Zanski. Here is 5 of the best-rated.
Ghaux, Jayir Mountains. 350 Zansks for two nights stay in a 4* Hotel. Speciality:Skiing
Opia Amoraye, Opia Island. 56 Zansks for a two nights stay in a 5* Hotel. Speciality:Swimming and Kayaking classes
Xa, Paramus. 500 Zansks for a two nights stay in a 6* Hotel.Speciality:Swimming
Zanski Whalewatching Hostel, Yatta Island. 1500 Zansks for a two nights stay in a 5* Hotel. Speciality:Whalewatching
The ten biggest tourist attractions in Zanski are as follows:
1.Tower of Misery, Xanka
2.Shokly Market, Ghollomo
3.Merech Zanski Monument, Shuza
4:The great ZATA mural, Northwest Xanka
5: Mount Kaytu, Jayir Mountains
6: Opia lake & Island
7: EFZ Tower, Paramus
8:Ashad Xai Turrakke, Ghollomo
9: Valenasjaski Island
10: The Farrach Geyser, Farrach
Opia Lake has about 10 Shark attacks every year.
ZATA still rarely operate in North-West Xanka
Certified Diplomatic Relations
The UFK of Zanski has diplomatic relations with:
States & Commonwealths
In 1961, Zanski was divided into eight states, under the first Federal leader, Modi Arma.
Valenas and Ambai were bought off Maraque in 1965.
Here are the states, from biggest to smallest. Their state number refers to the one on the map.
(1) Tumad (State Capital:Tumada)
(2) Northern Peninsulas (State Capital: Paramus)
(3) Jayirian Autonomous Region (State Capital: Ville De Jayir)
Shuza and Opia (State Capital:Shuza)
Karfai Territories (State Capital:New Desert City)
Jayir (State Capital:Ville De Jayir)
Ambai (State Capital:Ambai Village)
Valenas (State Capital:Kambri)
And one occupied territory
Mhoudian Borderlands (Supreme Army Base: Base A)