Republic of Northern Peninsula

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The Republic of Northern Peninsula
Flag of Northern Peninsula.svg
Information
Anthem
Forward Peninsula

Capital Peninsular Capital Territory
Largest City Titsensaki
Languages English, Xiionian
Demonym(s) Peninsular
Government Democratic Republic
President: Frog Ribbit
Vice President: Placto Cabbage
Leader of the Opposition: Fiork Knifestone
Area Total 2.5km N/S × 0.5km E/W
Population 2020 Estimate 5,752,312
GDP Total MRTD$329 billion
Per Capita MRTD$57,194.39
Gini .58
medium/low
HDI 0.751
high
Currency Peninsular Barsan, UNET Pound
Driving Side Right

The Republic of Northern Peninsula (more commonly referred to as Northern Peninsula) is a nation on The Northern Peninsula bordering The Northern Ocean to the north and various mountain ranges including The North-Eastern Mountains.

The capital city is a newly built planned city, Peninsular Capital Territory. Other towns and cities in Northern Peninsula include Heaven City, Subton-on-Sea and the largest in the republic, Titsensaki. The Republic of Ashton is wrapped around by Northern Peninsula, sitting on The Titsensaki Sound. The Region of Westbeach lies on The Bay of Curracha being mostly touched by Northern Peninsula land to the east and south, and a small exclave of Northern Peninsula to the north. Westbeach is set to join The Municipality of Titsensaki in 2022, therefore joining The Republic of Northern Peninsula.

As of December 2020, the population of Northern Peninsula is around 5,752,312 consisting of 80% Peninsular, 10% Ottian, 5% Nymphic, and 5% other nationalities including Lacledian, Caledonian, or native Chipewyan, as well as foreigners.

History

Creation of Northern Peninsula

In 1776, people who opposed The Froge Kingdom, which in 1775 took over Titsensaki, ran away from the city to the western coast of the peninsula, where they created a new town called Heaven City. The town expanded along the coast and founded The Republic of Northern Peninsula. The Froge Kingdom opposed this new creation and tensions between them raised. New towns such as Subton-on-Sea and Xiiona joined the Froge Kingdom and Beachville (which would later become a suburb of Titsensaki) joined the republic along with Heaven City.

Tensions with The Froge Kingdom and Titsensaki

As elections have already started in Northern Peninsula, The Froge Kingdom knew they needed a way to fight back from what they called the 'rebellious group of the owner of the land'. King Froge IV started to plot against the republic, but plans have failed as nations around Northern Peninsula backed them off and made the Froge Kingdom army retreat back the capital Crossfern further inland.

In 1845, Frogian Refugees spring to Heaven City and Northern Peninsula due to the rise of King Froge VII, who was overwriting the current constitution of the kingdom to his own needs, which enraged the lower class. The lower class made up 85% of the kingdom's annual revenue, and due to economical reasons, The Froge Kingdom fell in 1850 and was split in two with Crossfern joining The Republic of Hallarbor and Titsensaki becoming an independent city-state.

King Froge VII stayed in power of the wealthier northern section of Titsensaki, and the south was mostly ruled by local parties. The Imperialists from nearby islands noticed the weakness of the south of Titsensaki and realised it could help them with gain recourses and power over the area. They invade and easily take over the south, splitting the city-state in two sections, soon officially breaking to become two countries in 1902 -The Independent Kingdom of Northern Titsensaki and The Imperialist People's City-State of Southern Titsensaki-.

In 1903, both nations join the United Cities to try to ease tensions, but all attempts of that have failed. In 1915 both Titsensakis reunite, however travel is still restricted between the north and south and security checks are needed for government officials. The line between the two sectors are still noticeable today and left for preservation. You can find this on Meridien Road against the OAB Building in Titsensaki City.

The UNET has been created in 1935 to try to gain relations with nearby cities with support for Titsensaki, but ended up creating a union for the nations in the area for laws, customs union, and constitutions. Titsensaki has also been put under administration status in the UNET and then became an administrative region of the UNET, being under the rule of no nation, just the UNET.

After the great war in 1940, tensions have been at an all time high for Titsensaki and Heaven City and in 1950, The Wall of Titsensaki is built to stop anyone from going between the cities.

Northern Peninsula in the Great War

The newly made social communist government of Northern Peninsula joined The 2nd Great MRT War, mainly to give the illusion of power to the people and surrounding countries. Nearby cities and nations didn't like what they were seeing and neither did the citizens of Northern Peninsula. 10 years later, the government of Titsensaki built The Wall of Titsensaki to block trade to Northern Peninsula.

During the early 40s, Northern Peninsula experienced heavy blows to the economy and army, after losing almost half of their men. Also, the GDP per capita went down by 30% (adjusted for inflation).

Sanctions were put on Northern Peninsula by The People's Republic of Montego and The Republic of Epsilon which only made their economy worse. This has been the worst period for Northern Peninsula since the civil war in 1931.

Tensions calm down and Titsensaki talks to join the RoNP

In 1975, the split in Titsensaki has been resolved and become one city with no border checks in between. This day, January 22nd, has became a national holiday for the city known as United Day.

Heaven City took notice of this and a summit was held in the nearby neutral city of Aviation where the two leaders met in 1976. Later that year, the king was overthrown and a new city based government was put in place with fair elections and democratic-progressive constitutions. In the first election, Dawn Dugans won office and was elected mayor of the city running under the victorious Social-Democratic Party of Titsensaki. This year an airport was made in Titsensaki (TSN) to allow better connection to the world. Due to this, Heaven City relations with Titsensaki improved.

In 1990, talks started to unite Titsensaki and Heaven City together, with bringing Titsensaki in The Republic of Northern Peninsula.

As a result of the trade starting between the city, the travel ban between the areas has been lifted in 1999 and The Wall of Titsensaki has been taken down. Beachville as a result has been ceded to Titsensaki. Even in 2000, Heaven City joined the UNET and then mayor of Titsensaki, Halloween Frog even voted 'for'.

Northern Peninsula holds whole peninsula

In the year 2020, The Titsensakian Administrative Region of the UNET officially joined The Republic of Northern Peninsula and became the temporary capital as the under construction capital was still in mostly planning stages. As a result of this, RoNP owned the whole peninsula except a small exclave in the middle, and city-state nations along the south western coasts of Ashton and Westbeach.

This change has been initiated by city mayor Frog Ggggg and deputy mayor Sans Luigi after a referendum of 96% in and 4% stay. The current president Marco Antonelli agreed with this plan during the 2019 talks and officially signed off for the annexation of Titsensaki under the will of the annexee.

Demographics

People groups

Demographics of Northern Peninsula

The demographics of Northern Peninsula are mainly people who are Peninsular, mainly with Nymphic, Xiionian, Chipewyan, or Froge descent. Many Peninsular citizens who are immigrants or migrants usually come from New Bakersville or Curracha, which are both nearby cities. Many Ottian people move to Northern Peninsula due to the cheaper rent and more jobs, and close ties with The Ottia Islands allow for good trade of goods and services. Many native or citizens from Nymphalia, the capital of The Nymphic Union, move to Northern Peninsula for business reasons. The rest of the people are foreigners, mainly from Ravenna in The Lacledic Republic, Pasadena, and Norwest.

Rural demographics

While only around 2% of the population of Northern Peninsula live in rural areas (mostly in Peninsula Forest Territory), their demographics are a lot different. Some of the immigrants from New Bakersville go to these rural areas for farming and other agricultural jobs. Out of the around 60,000 people in these areas, 15% are from New Bakersville alone. The other 84% is almost all Peninsular, and 1% have Froge Nymphic, or Ottian descent.

Government and politics

Type of government

The Republic of Northern Peninsula is run as a democratic republic. The people vote for representatives to make designs decided by themselves and the locally elected parliament.

Every January, there are presidential and vice presidential elections. Each president or vice president can serve a maximum of 5 terms, and no more than 3 consecutive elections in between where they did not run before running again. In 2019, the elected president was Marco Antonelli serving his second term as president, under the National Democratic Union Party (NDU). The vice president is Janet Yarap serving also her second term in office.

When the president and their team makes a decision, it is brought down to parliament for the elected politicians to make a vote. Each territory and electorate have a designated amount of seats in the parliament (electorals).

Territories and Electorates parties

Political Votes of Territories and Electorates (as of February 2021 Presidential Elections)
Territory or
Electorate
Mayor # of Votes Winning Party* Notes
Peninsula Capital Territory Frog Ribbit 2 Social Green Party - SGP
Peninsula Forest Territory Bernice Lyon 1 Populist Party - POP
Ironhill Territory Evie-Grace Hough 1 Populist Party - POP
Cairnhill Territory Roy Sykes 1 National Democratic Union - NDU
West Subton Electorate Isma Ratcliffe 1 National Democratic Union - NDU
Subton Electorate Jian Zen 2 Social Green Party - SGP
New Landing Electorate Fiork Knifestone 3 / 1 Social Green Party - SGP

National Democratic Union - NDU

Split Electoral Votes
Titsensaki Electorate Frog Ribbit 5 / 2 Social Green Party - SGP
National Democratic Union - NDU
Split Electoral Votes
Sealerwhale Electorate Thomas Redfern 2 Social Green Party - SGP

Notes

*The winning party of each territory or electorate is the amount of electoral votes produced in the elections of 2021

Geography, climate, and environment

Territories and Electorates

Map of the Territories and Electorates in Northern Peninsula
Territory or
Electorate
Capital Other Cities
Peninsula Capital Territory Peninsula Capital None
Peninsula Forest Territory Port Peninsula Craftsville*
Ironhill Territory None None
Cairnhill Territory Fort Cairnhill Mountainfarm
West Subton Electorate West Subton None
Subton Electorate Subton-on-Sea Lunan Shores

North Xiiona

New Landing Electorate Heaven City Slough
Titsensaki Electorate Titsensaki A bunch of districts

officially in Titsensaki

Sealerwhale Electorate None None

The Republic of Northern Peninsula is made up of 4 territories and 5 electorates. Generally, electorates have a larger population than territories. Territories have the same number of seats in parliament as electoral votes, while electorates have 2x the amount of seats as their electoral votes. The territories and electorates are used for urban planning and elections.

Towns and Cities

Note: Districts or suburbs of cities on this list are included in the total population and not shown on their own.

Largest cities or towns in The Republic of Northern Peninsula
https://northernpeninsula.gov/statistics
Rank Name Territory/Electorates of The Republic of Northern Peninsula Pop. Rank Name Territory/Electorates of The Republic of Northern Peninsula Pop.
1 Titsensaki Titsensaki Electorate
Sealerwhale Electorate
Ironhill Territory
Cairnhill Territory
4,026,573 11 Deadbush Exclave Titsensaki Electorate 391
2 Heaven City New Landing Electorate 1,518,975 12 Craftsville* Forest Territory 250
3 Peninsula Capital* Peninsula Capital Territory* 2,039
4 Subton-on-Sea Subton Electorate 13,218
5 Fort Cairnhill Cairnhill Territory 1,392
6 Port Peninsula Peninsula Forest Territory 892
7 Slough New Landing Electorate 780
8 North Xiiona Subton Electorate 697
9 Lunan Shores Subton Electorate 616
10 Mountainfarm Cairnhill Territory 408

Weather

Climate data for Northern Peninsula
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
18.9
(66.0)
25.1
(77.2)
26.7
(80.1)
28.0
(82.4)
30.1
(86.2)
34.6
(94.3)
25.1
(77.2)
21.4
(70.5)
15.9
(60.6)
14.4
(57.9)
14.3
(57.7)
34.6
(94.3)
Average high °C (°F) 12.2
(54.0)
13.6
(56.5)
18.3
(64.9)
21.5
(70.7)
24.9
(76.8)
26.1
(79.0)
27.5
(81.5)
22.9
(73.2)
19.3
(66.7)
12.2
(54.0)
11.5
(52.7)
9.9
(49.8)
17.4
(63.3)
Average low °C (°F) −4.2
(24.4)
0.0
(32.0)
3.8
(38.8)
5.3
(41.5)
10.9
(51.6)
14.2
(57.6)
15.8
(60.4)
9.0
(48.2)
7.3
(45.1)
5.6
(42.1)
3.5
(38.3)
−6.8
(19.8)
9.2
(48.6)
Record low °C (°F) −11.7
(10.9)
−9.5
(14.9)
−5.3
(22.5)
−1.1
(30.0)
0.5
(32.9)
3.2
(37.8)
6.9
(44.4)
4.8
(40.6)
1.5
(34.7)
−2.5
(27.5)
−11.0
(12.2)
−17.6
(0.3)
−17.6
(0.3)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 4.3
(0.17)
11.3
(0.44)
15.2
(0.60)
19.1
(0.75)
24.9
(0.98)
38.6
(1.52)
24.1
(0.95)
25.8
(1.02)
29.0
(1.14)
11.5
(0.45)
3.2
(0.13)
1.1
(0.04)
208.1
(8.19)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.6 3.7 4.8 6.2 8.4 10.0 7.5 8.1 6.7 1.3 0.9 0.6 60.8
Source: Northern Peninsula Government Weather Program (NPGWP)

Northern Peninsula generally has calm summers and cold winters. Summers range from 15C to 30C and winters from 0C to 10C. The coldest months are December and January, getting an average of -2C. The hottest months are June and July at around 22C on average.

In August, there is a big drop in temperature as fall starts to come in, and temperatures drop by around 7C on average. The summer months are a lot more rainy than the winter months. The winter sometimes has rain, but it is usually just a light shower, which is why most of Northern Peninsula is quite light on the snow. Rain in the summer comes down harder and sometimes creates flash floods.

Humidity on Northern Peninsula is quite high during the summer, due to the condensation of the water all around the peninsula. The Northern Ocean is quite cold so humidity drops a lot during the winter.

Generally the wind in Northern Peninsula is quite strong, which is why it gets so cold in the winter (despite being mostly a Gamma state) as the Northern Ocean Winter Winds hit during this time. Wind during the summer is quite low but more wind comes as fall comes in which explains the temperature drop in August.

Northern Peninsula has 4 seasons: Summer, Fall (Autumn), Winter, and Spring, however the springs in Northern Peninsula look a lot like fall as the leaves sometimes turn red and orange flowers and pumpkins grow. In this region, the Peninsular Pumpkins is a large export during spring and fall.

Economy

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

The economy of Northern Peninsula sits at MRTD$329 billion (UP94 billion, B$940 trillion) and has a GDP of MRTD$57,194.39 per capita. This places Northern Peninsula at #2 for highest GDP per capita on the MRT, behind The Genevese Republic. However, many people in the more rural or less urban areas have on average less than MRTD$20,000.

Standard of living

Northern Peninsula generally has a good standard of living, with about 4% of the population under the poverty line.


Infrastructure

Roads

Rail

Air

Northern Peninsula has 3 airpots, which are all in the largest city, Titsensaki. They are: Titsensaki Sealerwhale International Airport, Titsensaki Regional Airport, and Titsensaki City Airport. Currently, two more are planned: Titsensaki-Heaven City Edson Arantes do Nascimento Memorial International Airport (AKA Titsensaki-Heaven City Airport) and Peninsular Capital International Airport.


Rivermouth, Titsensaki, 1932
Old Town, Heaven City, 1871

Culture

Tradition

Since the 18th century, people regardless of religion would go to the beach every January 2nd and bring this special type of clay which they mold and turn into these traditional looking forks called 'fiorks'. With these, they would eat the traditional seafood salad for dinner which includes a special type of fish called '7d fish', and they are found in the waters between Heaven City and Bruh Island.

Native people of Northern Peninsula also have a traditional dance called 'Pog Dance' which consists of dancing around a dead Pog Fishe. This comes from the people on the western coast and slowly made its away around the whole country. It is to pay respect to the land North Peninsula is on and the food they get. They plant a tree around a sacrificed fish to do this.

National Anthem

Lyrics 'Forward Peninsula'

'Gether live in peace,

side by side, side by side,

we dont fight at all,

but when the times get so tough,

we stand as one, as all,

side by side, side by side,

we'll make sure we don't fall, (we'll make sure we don't fall)


(quiet) forward, forward,

(louder) forward, forward,

(quiet) one nation, one nation,

(louder) one nation for us and all,

(quiet) everyone partaking, forward our nation,

forward our nation, forward our nat-ion,

(louder) forward our strong nation, forward peninsula,

forward our strong nation, forward peninsula,

forward, forward, our nation, forward peninsula,

together, under one name, we live in harmony,

forward our nation, our nation, forward our nation,

<repeat 'our nation, our nation' during instrumental>

forward peninsula!


The national anthem of The Republic of Northern Peninsula was adopted in 1992 as the new currency and constitution was adopted after The People's Republic of Northern Peninsula was dissolved. The song, Forward Peninsula was composed by classical artist Vicente Salias in 1912 as a proposal for the new anthem of Northern Peninsula, which was ignored by the government. In 1992, they decided to use that old tune as the new national anthem and lyrics were made and approved by The Orchestra of Heaven City.

From 1901-1992, the old national anthem, North Peninsula 'Tis for Thee was used, and rewritten in 1935 to reflect the new social-communist dictatorship which took over the nation. A referendum by the new government to the people concluded, and the majority wanted the anthem to be changed.